Meet the Waterstone of Lexington
Waterstone communities are known for our premium locations, beautiful designs and thoughtful amenities – as well as our people. Our dedicated staff of care professionals draws on their compassion and experience to manage every detail and ensure all residents are active, healthy and engaged. Waterstone of Lexington recruits only the best personnel, and once you meet them, you’ll understand why they are part of our exceptional team.
Fred Kelly, MSW, MBA
As the Executive Director of Waterstone of Lexington, Fred is responsible for overseeing the daily operations at the community. He leads the entire team in delivering the premier Waterstone lifestyle and ensuring residents have everything they need to remain active, connected and comfortable.
With over a decade in senior living, Fred most recently served as Executive Director at our sister community on campus, Bridges® by EPOCH at Lexington. Prior to joining EPOCH Senior Living, he also served in roles ranging from Memory Care Operations Director to Executive Director for other senior living providers. With this experience and insight, Fred successfully leads the team in delivering an exceptional, wellness-focused senior living experience.
Fred earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Oswego, a Master’s in Social Work at Hunter College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Ithaca College. He is also a Licensed Master of Social Work, Certified Dementia Practitioner® and a Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Renée Berard brings a wealth of knowledge of the senior living industry and extensive background in marketing to her position as Senior Advisor. Prior to joining Waterstone of Lexington, Renée served in the same role at our sister community across campus, Bridges® by EPOCH at Lexington.
As Senior Advisor, Renée is responsible for building relationships with seniors and their families, providing them with the information and guidance needed to make the best decision to support their lifestyle and wellness goals. She will also connect with area professionals and local organizations to share the exciting opportunities that await at Waterstone of Lexington.
Renée has a deep-rooted history in serving seniors and says it’s one of her biggest passions. Before serving in this role, she has held positions in various senior living communities, with experience as a Director of Sales & Marketing as well as time spent as an Associate Executive Director.
Katrina DiMarino joined the Waterstone of Lexington family in 2023. As a Senior Advisor, Katrina is responsible for building relationships with seniors and their families, providing them with the information and guidance needed to make the best decision to support their lifestyle and wellness goals.
Prior to joining the team, Katrina held roles in some of the most well-known hotel brands including Marriott International and The Ritz-Carlton. She later found her true passion for working with seniors and connecting with their families and held positions in various senior living communities across the Northeast.
Schedule a tour today to find out more about Waterstone of Lexington – luxury living for seniors 62 and over, ideally located adjacent to the Belmont Country Club. We’re happy to answer your questions and show you our premier apartments and convenient on-site amenities.