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Tanya Hasman, Executive Director, Solstice at Palatine

Tanya Hasman

Senior Executive Director

Tanya Hasman currently serves as the Senior Executive Director of Solstice at Palatine, joining the community in 2018 as the Business Office Director. In this role, Tanya provides leadership and support to various departments, fostering a strong sense of community and connection among residents and associates. 

Tanya takes joy in her daily interactions with residents and finds fulfillment in uniting them, fostering strong bonds among neighbors, families and community associates. Her collaborative approach extends to her team, where she actively works to help associates become leaders in their respective roles. Tanya firmly believes that passion for one’s work is the key to success and encourages her team to always remember the higher purpose behind the incredible work they do. 

Originally hailing from Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Tanya has been immersed in various aspects of health care since 2003. Fluent in three languages, she pursues interests in reading, watching movies, and exploring diverse cultures and history. 

Beyond her professional life, Tanya treasures moments spent with her husband, three children, her pittie/heeler/husky mix, Cosmo, and the rest of her family. 

Igael Hamburg, Director of Sales and Marketing, Solstice at Palatine

Igael Hamburg

Senior Director of Sales and Marketing

Igael Hamburg is the director of Sales and Marketing at Solstice at Palatine. He brings over 20 years of sales and marketing experience across a variety of industries, including finance, health care and fitness. He earned his bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in international business from DePaul University.

Outside of work, Igael likes to volunteer and currently serves on the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County board of directors. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, fitness and outdoor activities.

Marianne Broms, Vibrant Life®️ Director, Solstice at Palatine

Domenica "Dee" Turner Johnson 

Vibrant Life® Director

Dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults for over three decades, Dee Turner Johnson brings a wealth of experience in long-term care, assisted living, memory care and independent living. Her journey in the senior care industry began as an activity assistant in a skilled nursing facility, where she quickly discovered her passion for working with older adults.  

Throughout her career, she has held various key positions, including Activity Director, Memory Care Director, Resident Services, Assistant Nursing Home Administrator and Social Services. Her multifaceted roles have equipped her with a comprehensive understanding of the diverse needs of individuals across different care settings. In her role as a Vibrant Life®️ Director, she approaches program planning with a holistic perspective, incorporating emotional, intellectual, cognitive, physical, social and spiritual dimensions. This approach ensures a well-rounded and meaningful array of events for the residents of our community. 

Juan Perez, Culinary Services Director, Solstice at Palatine

Juan Perez

Culinary Services Director

Juan Perez grew up in Chicago near the La Villita neighborhood and has over 26 years of experience in the culinary and hospitality industries. After obtaining his degree in culinary arts from the Art Institute of Chicago, he started his career as a vegetable prep cook, before working his way up to sous-chef at the nationally recognized Beatrix Market in downtown Chicago.   

Though relatively new to the senior living field, Juan has a passion for making a difference through food and hospitality. In his spare time, Juan enjoys fishing, hiking and watching movies with his wife and three daughters. He also loves cheering on his favorite teams, the Chicago White Sox and Green Bay Packers.  

Kyle Mitchell, Business Office Director, Solstice at Palatine

Kyle Mitchell

Senior Business Office Director

Kyle Mitchell’s personal philosophy is to impact someone’s life every single day, which is why he chose the senior living industry, along with his strong background in administrative and sales support.  

Kyle grew up in Tulsa, Okla., where he attended Oklahoma State University for hospitality management following his passion for helping others. 

In his spare time, Kyle enjoys anything sports-related, hanging out with his wife, and taking his Sheltie, Stormy, for a walk around the neighborhood.  

Zhivko "Jeff" Panov, Building Services Director, Solstice at Palatine

Zhivko Jeff Panov

Building Services Director

Zhivko “Jeff” Panov, our Building Services director, has a passion for fixing and upgrading building systems. Jeff has extensive experience in electrical systems, plumbing and general maintenance. He always strives to learn new things and enjoys helping our residents with their daily maintenance needs. 

In Jeff’s free time, he loves biking with his family in Busse Woods and spending time outside in nature. 

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