Our Team

Domenica Wehmann

Executive Director

Domenica Wehmann is the Executive Director of Legacy Pointe at UCF.
She has over 40 years of senior living experience. Domenica supports healthy aging and is passionate about providing an enriched life for seniors and the people who serve them. Domenica has served various senior living communities throughout her career as Executive Director, COO, and as an interim senior living consultant in various states.
Domenica is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, a graduate of Dutchess State College, and a summa cum laude graduate of St. Leo University with a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and a minor in marketing.
In her spare time Domenica loves to travel, visit family, and to spend time outdoors.

Kevin Smaage

Director of Health Services

Kevin Smaage is the Director of Health Services at Legacy Pointe at UCF. Kevin has been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 1995 and most recently was the Director of Health Services at the Alliance Community where he served for 19 years overseeing the Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities. Kevin also serves on the Board of Directors of Leading Age Florida which is a statewide Association comprised of more than 250 mission-driven retirement communities, representing more than 500 facilities, 140 business associates and over 80,000 seniors. Kevin is married with two children and enjoys volunteering at his Church where he leads small groups and serves on the preaching team. He enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing and golf. Kevin grew up in Africa as a “missionary kid” where his parents worked in Ghana and South Africa. Kevin became an ordained minister in 1984.

Caprice Parisi

Director of Human Resources

Caprice Parisi is a well-rounded HR professional with a primary focus on developing and fostering successful, healthy workplace cultures. Caprice’s work experience includes working with organizations such as ARISE Autism Center, Interventions Unlimited and Alpine Academy, US Healthcare, Geisinger Health Plan, and Aetna, Inc.  Caprice was born and educated in Pennsylvania. Immediately following graduation, she began her career in the Philadelphia area and has worked in Human Resources for over two decades. Caprice’s areas of expertise include recruitment, on-boarding, staff training and development, leadership coaching, employee relations/engagement, federal and state labor law, worker compensation, and payroll and benefit administration. Caprice believes in the synergy of teamwork and the “whole being greater than the sum of its parts.” Caprice is passionate about helping organizations make the most of their current resources and talent, while continually recruiting additional top-performing professionals in their respective fields. Caprice relocated to Florida in 2016 and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her family and pets, traveling, and reading.

Javier Cueto-Diaz

Director of Business Office & Accounting

Javier is the Director of Business Office & Accounting at Legacy Pointe at UCF with seven years of experience working in the CCRC industry. Born and raised in Puerto Rico with a B.A. in Finance & Accounting from the University of Puerto Rico, he is a powerful force in the workplace and uses his positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed. Throughout his years in the CCRC industry, he has loved to provide the residents high-quality person-centered and compassionate services that offer a unique, comfortable lifestyle experience. Javier is happy and honored to be part of a Community that will provide its residents with an unparalleled gratifying experience and be known as the most trusted and innovative Continuing Care Retirement Community in Florida and the nation.

Emily Bagushinski

Director of Lifestyles

Emily is originally from the Philadelphia area and graduated from Lock Haven University with a BA in Communication and worked in a senior living community for five years while in Philadelphia.  After graduating, Emily moved to Orlando to pursue a career in entertainment and hospitality within the theme park and hotel industry. After a few years, Emily realized she missed working with seniors in a community and made a career change by joining Legacy Pointe’s sales team in 2019. Emily is excited to continue working closely with the residents and is looking forward to providing fun and engaging events and activities of all types.

Tammy Brewer

Sales Counselor

Tammy is a Louisville Kentucky native. She has been a Sales Counselor in the CCRC industry for 11 years.  Prior to joining the senior living industry, Tammy was a realtor and achieved “Million Dollar Producer” four years in a row.  She was also a Senior Account Executive, and then became Director of Sales for a local Louisville, KY newspaper in her earlier career days. Her passion is to serve older adults and help them discover the wonderful life journey they can enjoy with a healthy, social, and active lifestyle that is available in a CCRC.  She is passionate about helping future residents plan for the next chapter in their life. She enjoys music, cooking, and play time with Runkins, her 13-year-old dog.

Joshua Gorniak

Director of Facilities

Joshua joins our team with more than 10 years of facilities experience in senior living communities.  Joshua has managed residential communities, assisted living communities, skilled nursing communities and memory care communities.  He was most recently the Senior Maintenance Director for Certus Premier Memory Care locations in central Florida and is currently recognized by the National Institute for Dementia Education as a NIDE certified Dementia Professional (NC-DP).  Joshua is married to an LPN, and they have 3 children that attend schools here in Orlando.  He and his wife were born, raised, and educated in western Pennsylvania (Go Steelers!!).  He proudly and honorably served in the US Navy aboard the USS Enterprise, CVN-65 during the Iraq War, Operation Iraq Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.  Joshua is a strong believer in teamwork, is passionate about resident satisfaction and is dedicated to making our team and community at Legacy Pointe better every day.

Our Board of Directors

Robert J. Holmes Jr., President

UCF Foundation, CEO Emeritus

Phillip M. Anderson Jr., E.V.P. & Treasurer

Chief Investment Officer, Bridge Seniors Housing

Joseph D. Conte, Secretary

Senior Living Professional, UCF Board of Trustees

Terry W. Bangs, Ph.D.

Retired CCRC President and CEO

Warren S. Bloom

Attorney, Co-Chair, National Public Finance Practice Group

Todd Bowers

Retired Banking Professional

Bert Francis

Assistant Controller, University of Central Florida

Deborah C. German, M.D.

UCF Vice President for Health Affairs
Dean, University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Barry L. Goff, J.D.

CEO, Triloma Financial Group, LLC

Joseph I. Goldstein

Attorney at Law
Arbitrator and Mediator

Anthony Lightman, EMBA

Residential Builder

Margery Pabst-Steinmetz

Senior Living Advocate

Robert R. Rigel

Retired Senior Living Professional

Mary Lou Sole, Ph.D.

Dean, University of Central Florida College of Nursing