Jean - CEO

Jean Makesh is on a personal mission to support, educate and equip the elderly, caregiver’s, family members and healthcare professionals with knowledge and resources about the Alzheimer’s disease, its prevention and treatment.

Kirt Kirtland

Kirt Kirtland has served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Lantern Group since May 2018 overseeing the Group’s daily financial affairs including banking relationships and capital formation. Just before joining Lantern, Kirt was a Managing

Carrie Hostetler

I started working in Long Term Care at the age of 16, this is where I discovered my passion for working with the elderly population. I completed the LPN program at Knoedler School of Practical Nursing in 1999, at the age of 19. I spent the first few

Mark Zorik

Currently I am Lantern Group’s Regional Environmental services Director. I have been working in the healthcare industry for 22 years; I started out in the Maintenance department at which time I developed a love and respect for the elderly. I spent

Andrea Zorik

I have been in the healthcare industry for 23 years. I started as an STNA. I began my journey at The Lantern of Madison in 2013 as their Team Lead, and with hard work and a need to always challenge myself further, I have worked in almost every

Jennifer Coleman

I am a licensed practical nurse. I am the Director of Care and Operations. My responsibilities include: To lead and direct the overall operations of the facility in accordance with customer needs, government regulations and company policies with a

Brennen Johnson

Brennen Johnson comes to the Lantern of Madison with previous experience working in sales and marketing in the senior living industry. His role consists of executing marketing strategies to raise brand awareness and provide families with support and

Lauryn Campofredano

I am a licensed practical nurse. I am also a certified dementia practitioner. I am the Svayus Coordinator. My responsibilities are to over see the Svayus unit. I go through and assess each client to see what stage they are in their disease process. I

Patty Spencer

I have been with the Lantern of Madison since 2018 as the Activities Director. I have over 20 years’ experience working in long term care. I have worked in dietary, housekeeping/laundry and as an STNA. As the Activities Director coming to work every

Melissa Joy

I am the Maintenance Director at the Lantern of Madison. I have been with Lantern of Madison for 10 years. I have been a part of the Environmental team for eight years, working as a housekeeper and laundry tech. I truly love being a part of this

Kerry Urbano

Hi, my name is Kerry Urbano and I have proudly grown within the company. Staring as a floor nurse moving to Director of Admissions and now am happy to call myself the Director of Nursing here at the Lantern of Saybrook. While my main passion is

Sarah Carothers

I have been in the medical field since age sixteen. I have worked in  several departments and have a lot of experience with Geriatric's and  Dementia clients. I have always had a passion for helping others. I  have loving and supportive husband and

Natalie Hanson

I am Natalie Hanson. I am the Svayus Coordinator for The Lantern of Saybrook. I have a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in Sociology: Family Studies. Ever since I was little I always wanted to be a teacher, I taught

James Holcknecht

I am James Holcknecht, I have been with the Lantern of Saybrook  Maintenance Department since March of 2017. I was hired on as Plant  Manager. I have done construction and maintenance since the age of 15,  eventually owning my own business. I was

Breanna Grace

Hi, my name is Bree Grace and I have been an RN since July of 2017. I started my nursing career as a psychiatric nurse, working in a psych hospital, a women’s prison and a traumatic brain injury wing of a skilled facility. I met many great nurses

Allie Garvey

Allie is the Community Liaison at The Lantern of Chagrin Valley. She attended the University of Dayton where she studied Communications Management. Allie lives with her husband, Tom, and three son's in Chagrin Falls.  In her free time, she enjoys

Santina Graceffo

I have enjoyed working at the Lantern of Saybrook since its doors opened in 2016. I have been a caregiver for 10 years and knew my passion was helping the elderly and have made it my life's mission. When I am not working I enjoy my family and my two

Ashley Agle

I am proud to be the Lantern of Chagrin Valley's Activity Director and Svayus Coordinator. I received my Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies where I learned all about the lifespan from Ohio University. I am also a Certified Dementia

Chamaya Ryan

Hi, my name is Chamyia Ryan and I have been a caregiver since January of 2016. I became a caregiver because of my strong passion for taking care of the elderly. When I was growing up, my great grandmother had Alzheimer’s disease which greatly

Brandy Shemal

I am a caregiver. I am the Team Lead. My responsibilities include: To lead and direct my fellow caregivers. I assist with Activities of Daily Living. I ensure clients’ needs are met while maintaining the highest degree of dignity.

Laura Criss

Hi, I am Laura Criss and I am new to the Lantern family.  I’ve worked in healthcare for over 15 years.  I started my career as a caregiver.  I found my passion working as a caregiver.  I love helping others and giving back to others in need.  When I

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