Meet Our Team

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Senior Leadership

FELIX ROSENWASSER

Executive Director


Felix Rosenwasser has almost 20 years’ managerial experience with not-for-profit organizations, including 16 with senior living communities. He has been president and CEO of Arbor Glen CCRC (Bridgewater, New Jersey), CFO of Navesink Harbor CCRC (Red Bank, New Jersey) and CFO and deputy director of the New York Foundation for the Arts and A.R.T./New York. He achieved tax-exempt financing for both Navesink and A.R.T./New York. As vice president of business planning and analysis, he completed feasibility studies for existing communities and acquisitions at American Baptist Homes of the West (Pleasanton, California).

Rosenwasser holds a Candidate of Philosophy from Odessa State University and dual master’s degrees in finance and mechanical engineering from Odessa Polytechnic University (Ukraine). He holds master’s certificates in senior care management and leadership from Rutgers University, New Jersey, and is a recipient of the Excellence in Leadership Award from LeadingAge New Jersey.

MARY SAVOY, LNHA

Director of Health Care Services


Mary Savoy, LNHA, comes to Ingleside at Rock Creek with more than 25 years’ experience in senior living. She has worked in skilled nursing and rehab settings, as well as in assisted living and memory care environments for most of her professional career. Her duties have included Director of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement programs, Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Executive Director. Her work assignments have occurred throughout the entire metropolitan area (Maryland, DC, and Virginia); however, the majority of her career has been in the District of Columbia. Mary has served on boards of the DC Health Care Association, Leading Age DC, and the National Center for Assisted Living. In addition to current credentials as a Registered Nurse, she also holds an undergraduate degree in Organizational Development and a Masters in Management. She enjoys spending free time with her family.

DAVID BINKLEY

Plant Operations Director


David Binkley is a plant operations and emergency management director and security professional whose background includes 20 years of program/operation management, consulting and adult education.

Prior to joining Ingleside, he was the senior instructor for Constellis, the leading provider in risk management, humanitarian, social intelligence, training and operational support services to government and commercial clients throughout the world.

After an honorable discharge from the Marine Corps, Binkley continued his emergency management and security education through FEMA and various government contractors.

CHRISTOPHER GOLDMAN

Director of Life Enrichment


Christopher Goldman is a health & wellness professional with many years of valuable and varied experience. He has worked with adults, adolescents and collegiate, professional, Para-Olympic and Olympic athletes.

His career began as a certified athletic trainer in high schools, physical therapy departments and with wheelchair sports teams. This evolved into serving the members of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives Members Wellness Center, where he became the assistant director. Goldman also served as program manager for the fitness center at the International Monetary Fund before becoming the fitness manager at Ingleside at Rock Creek.

As director of life enrichment, he will prioritize customer service while empowering people to achieve success in wellness and in life.

DEBORAH JOHNSON

Executive Assistant


Deborah Johnson is a native of Athens, Georgia and attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC. She has extensive experience as an executive assistant with a number of years in skilled nursing, assisted living, hospice, and memory care environments. Deborah started her career path as a Social Worker before moving into administration in the administrative/executive assistance capacity. Deborah express often that customer service is her pet peeve.

STEVE NOEL

Director of Sales


Steve is a sales, marketing, and operations executive with 20+ years of experience in the senior living and healthcare arenas, which includes experience from early construction to established Life Plan Communities. Most recently, he served as a Sales and Marketing Consultant for Glynn Devins, a national sales and marketing firm that focuses exclusively on the senior living industry. Steve has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Averett University and a Masters Degree in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia. He is also a certified Residential Healthcare Quality Manager from the Quality Management Institute and is a licensed administrator in Virginia and Pennsylvania through Penn State - York.

CHRISTANA ORIOWO

Director of Human Resources


Christana has been in the DMV her entire life, having been born in Washington, DC and raised in Prince George’s County. She attended Bowie State University, which is the most historic HBCU in Maryland, where she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Communications. Christana has worked her way through the ranks of Human Resources, starting off as an HR Assistant and moving on to be a Generalist and finally earning a position as an HR Director. Christana is all about policy and procedure, which is why her sisters can’t cheat during board game night! She hopes to bring some fun and team recognition to the Ingleside at Rock Creek family.

AMINOU ABDOULAYE

IT Coordinator


Aminou Abdoulaye oversees and supports the IT infrastructure and staff at Ingleside at Rock Creek. Originally from Togo a small country in West Africa, Aminou possesses over 17 years of experience in IT Management. Aminou is a graduate of DeVry University with a BS of Networks & Communication Management and is currently working on a Master’s in cyber security. Aminou is a huge soccer fan with his favorite teams being the Real Madrid and The PSG (Paris Saint Germain). He is fluent in French and is currently trying to learn German.

STEPHANIE CORA, MBA

Director of Dining Services


Stephanie Cora graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant administration. After completing her education, she moved to the United States to pursue her career.

She has worked for Ingleside since 2013 and is currently the director of dining services at Ingleside at Rock Creek after having previously worked at Ingleside at King Farm as the dining room manager. She also has experience in the hospitality field after having worked for Walt Disney World Resort and American Cruise Lines.

Cora is known for her “can-do” attitude and her community engagement. She enjoys her work at Ingleside because it gives her the opportunity to create unforgettable experiences for the residents, families and staff.

DANA OLSON

Chaplain


Dana Olson supports the spiritual life at Ingleside at Rock Creek, caring for residents, leading interfaith studies, organizing and leading worship services and inviting guest leaders. She helps residents connect with their religious traditions, values and what's meaningful to them.

Olson graduated from Ripon College and Wesley Theological Seminary. In between, she worked at not-for-profits and volunteered in Guatemala for a year. She completed her chaplain residency at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in D.C. She and her husband, Zeke, enjoy going on adventures with their dog, Daisy.

MARIANNA BLAGBURN, MA, CDP

Director of Memory Support Services and Programming


Marianna Blagburn, has more than ten years of experience in the field of aging. She is an advocate for older adults who wish to live an engaged and active life in community. Prior to arriving at Ingleside, Marianna was the Associate Director of Innovative Programming and Marketing at a Memory Care community in DC. Under her leadership, Marianna developed a personalized mind, body, and spirit approach to programs, including a nature studies field school, a circuit wellness program for strength and flexibility, and small group discussion groups through storytelling conversations and the visual arts. In collaboration with the clinical team, Marianna also developed an Adult Day Social Program for those living at home with neurological decline, and educational programs for staff and other providers on addressing the Mental Health of Adults in Assisted Living Memory Support. Prior to that, Marianna was the Executive Director of the Northwest Neighbors Village, an award-winning local non-profit volunteer development organization, serving older adults who live in the communities of Chevy Chase, DC; Tenleytown, American University Park, and North Cleveland Park. In her leadership role with Northwest Neighbors Village, Marianna developed strategic partnerships with the leaders of aging services in the District of Columbia to raise visibility for the rights of older adults and to provide support and connection for those living in the place they call home. A social scientist and non-profit leader, Marianna is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a graduate of American University’s Master’s Program in Anthropology, with a focus on culture change.

AMBROSE WANRIN RN, BSN, RAC-CT, QCP

Director of Nursing


Ambrose Wanrin has over 19 years’ experience in the healthcare industry in different positions. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from University of Texas in Arlington. He was a Phi Theta Kappa honor student at the Anne Arundel College, before obtaining an associate degree in Nursing from PG Community College. He has held various nursing management positions in different facilities in the state of Maryland, and the district of Columbia. He was the director of the successful Compassionate Care Planning Program at Keswick MultiCare center in Baltimore and has successfully created numerous nursing programs in various facilities. He has various certification in nursing. He is the founder and senior Pastor of Spirit of Life and Truth Christian Center, a Pentecostal Church in Greenbelt Maryland, he has been an ordained Pastor for about 20 years.

MICHAEL ETHERIDGE

Director of Environmental Services


Throughout the course of his 20+ year career, he has established a reputation as a transformational leader driven by challenging, undeterred by obstacles and wholly committing to furthering standards of hospitality excellence! He is a dedicated, personable professional with documented history of achievement as rooms division manager for trendy boutique hotels and resorts, paired with relevant training courses and on the job experience. Etheridge is a skilled communicator who readily teams up with personnel across seniority levels to create a collaborative work environment to achieve all goals set forth with integrity. Highly motivated self-starter, able to work independently as well as with team members. Leverage insightful, yet grounded approach to then Environmental Services department management to ensure the highest quality experience for guests.

Sales and Marketing

STEVEN NOEL

Director of Sales


Steve is a sales, marketing and operations executive with 20+ years of experience in the senior living and health care arenas, ranging from early construction to established Life Plan Communities. Most recently, he served as a sales and marketing consultant for Glynn Devins, a national sales and marketing firm that focuses exclusively on the senior living industry. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Averett University and a master’s degree in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. He is certified by the Quality Management Institute as a Residential Healthcare Quality Manager, and is a licensed administrator in Virginia and Pennsylvania through Penn State York.

LORI PINNELLI

Sales Counselor


Lori came to Inglewood at Rock Creek with extensive experience in sales and marketing in various media outlets, coupled with a unique passion for serving and working with seniors. Her responsibilities include interacting with residents in relation to the representation and promotion of the community, as well as developing, planning and coordinating special events to promote public awareness of Ingleside. Lori finds working with seniors and their families to be very rewarding, and is glad to be part of such an interesting and dynamic community.

ONA OLISA

Sales & Marketing Coordinator


KIERSTEN PARSONS, MS, RDN, CDP

Director of Healthcare Sales for Ingleside


Kiersten Parsons has worked in senior living for the past 11 years –four years of which have been with Ingleside. Most recently, Kiersten served as the Independent Living Administrator for Ingleside at Rock Creek. Kiersten started her career in Long Term Care nursing, then pursued further education in human nutrition, working as a clinical dietitian for seniors in all levels of care. Kiersten is committed to excellence in senior living services and is passionate about educating and equipping older adults to lead healthy, wellness-filled lives. As a clinician and healthcare services professional, Kiersten brings her joy for engaged living and her skillset in healthcare services to the Ingleside Sales team, where she focuses on supporting the growth of the Assisted Living and Memory Support Assisted Living neighborhoods at each community.
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