Our executive director, Pam Dill, has many years of senior living experience and believes in providing quality care you can depend on. She knew at an early age that she wanted to help others and began her career in health care working as a physical therapy aide at United Cerebral Palsy in Los Angeles, Calif. It was in this position that she fell in love with serving others and continued her career working as a nursing assistant, activities director, program director, staff supervisor and assisted living director over the years.
Pam describes her passion for her job, stating “Working as an executive director while caring for our senior population, and the team players I work beside, allows my heart to experience pure joy. Making the difference is my ultimate goal.”
Director of Sales and Marketing
Sam Pabon is a former athlete and Chicago native who followed her heart to Seattle in 2015. After several years as a cosmetic business manager with Nordstrom, Sam joined the Solstice team as the Vibrant Life® director in 2018. After only a few months on the job, Sam had created such a thriving activities program she was offered the position of Sales and Marketing director, which she has held since August of 2019. Outside of work, Sam enjoys spending time with Marshall and their two children, yoga classes at the gym, finding a new restaurant, and watching her favorite sports teams.
Business Office Director
After working many years as a bookkeeper, Moriah Cabral joined an Everett senior living community as an office manager. With a desire for a shorter commute from her home in Burien and more family time, Moriah made the switch to our Solstice community. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time outdoors, especially camping with the rest of her family.
Culinary Services Director
Chef Vic Jones has been preparing meals and leading kitchen and dining staff in senior living communities for over 20 years. In 2018, he joined Normandy Park full time as the Culinary Services director. He formerly worked as a “floater” chef for Holiday Retirement and on more than one occasion assisted at Normandy Park providing support to the team. Vic prides himself on preparing healthy meals from scratch – baking fresh bread and preparing homemade soups and sauces for the residents. Vic and his family live in the Puyallup area.
Vibrant Life® Director
Dave Markwell is the Vibrant Life® director for Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park. Prior to joining the team, he spent 22 years self-employed in the real estate business, was a CrossFit gym coach and owner, and started and operated a community arcade in his hometown of Des Moines, Washington. Tying the strings together from an electic work history is Dave's passion for people. Helping folks have better days and lives has been a constant driver in every venture and adventure for Dave.
Away from work, Dave likes to putter in the yard, read a good book, and spend time with family and friends, ideally by a body of water.