Management Team

CelesteCare is a family-owned and operated business.

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Gerald Faldyn

CEO
Gerald has been working in senior care Development and Management since 2008, with hands-on experience as Owner and Operator for 2 memory care facilities in Austin, Texas. He entered this field after working for 13 years in Real Estate Development and Sales. Prior to that, Gerald spent 18 years as an Engineer in Automation and Business Development. This experience inspired him to enhance the level of care at each CelesteCare facility by integrating the most advanced technology solutions. Currently, Gerald is a Managing Partner of Lifeline Ventures, LLC, and Co-Owner of A&G Land Management.

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Susan Faldyn

President
Susan is certified in Senior Care Administration and is also a partner at Lifeline Ventures, LLC. She personally experienced the challenges of caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s. Using that insight, she worked in the industry for 7 years as a Co-Owner and Operator for 2 senior care facilities in Austin, Texas. Susan provides significant expertise in marketing and operations. Her specialty is strategically developing activities that keep residents entertained and engaged while making a positive impact on their physical and mental health. Susan also works closely with residents’ families as coordinator of the CelesteSupport groups.

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Loree Tamayo

Manager/Consultant
Loree is an Operations Management Consultant with 24 years of experience managing assisted living, memory care, nursing, and hospice facilities, as well as home health practices. She has exceptional skills in developing and maintaining high-quality senior living solutions like CelesteCare. Throughout her career, she has provided valuable guidance for more than 20 different companies involved in senior care at all levels. Loree’s extensive industry knowledge allows her to create dynamic care teams and ensure that every facility is operating at peak levels.

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Terri Wilkes

Marketing Director
Terri is a seasoned health care professional with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, operations management, training and human resources for home health, hospice, assisted living and senior living programs. Known for her professional commitment, personal character and integrity, she has a real passion for working with senior citizens and their families. Terri believes that the consistent delivery of exceptional customer service through well-developed, motivated, and tenured employee teams creates the best caregiving environment. Terri holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.