Meet the Team

Brandon Munter

Executive Director

Brandon leads the operational execution, vision, and success of The Residences at Plainview. A graduate of the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland with a degree in Business Management, Brandon’s journey began in the Executive Director In-Training program at The Chelsea at Fair Lawn.

Brandon is driven by his profound belief that seniors deserve the best experience possible, motivating him to foster an environment where resident satisfaction is paramount. His leadership is characterized by a unique blend of business expertise and heartfelt dedication to ensuring the highest quality of life for the residents he serves. 

Nancy Waldman

Director of Community Relations

Nancy is a sales veteran having worked in senior living for more than 15 years. Before coming to The Residences at Plainview and Chelsea Senior Living, she used to work for Sunrise Senior Living where she led her community’s sales and marketing initiatives.

Nancy previously was a regional manager for LA Weight Loss.

Her love for helping others is why she’s truly enjoyed working with the senior population.

Michael Fitzpatrick

Food Services Director

Michael leads the culinary operations at The Residences at Plainview. He has been working in the food and restaurant industry for more than 30 years including the senior living industry. Michael manages the planning of weekly menu selections, event preparation, logistics of deliveries, and developing satisfactory services for residents. 

Christopher Lewis

Lifestyle Director

Christopher is a certified Recreational Therapist. He graduated St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue with his bachelors in Therapeutic Recreation. Chris has been working in the senior living industry for four years and really enjoys planning events and activities for his residents. When Chris isn’t working, he loves going to Yankee games, working out and going on on the boat.

Michael Roan

Building Services Director

Since joining Chelsea Senior Living as the Building Services Director in November 2016, Michael has proven to be an asset to the management team through diligent monitoring and maintenance of all building repairs and alterations, keeping in mind regulatory guidelines, deadlines and budgetary restrictions along the way. With three decades of professional experience, Michael has gained valuable experience in a variety of industries including construction, roofing, electrical and HVAC.

Carmen Gruenfelder

Business Office Manager

Carmen manages all financial transactions and is responsible for monitoring business performance related to finance. 

Prior to The Residences, she worked at National Grid as a Senior Analyst where she oversaw all processes connected to accounts payable and payroll.

She’s also worked for GE Healthcare as an Administrative Assistant.

Carmen has an MBA from Molloy College.