Our Staff


At Shining Stars Therapy, we take pride in providing the best Pediatric Therapy Services for your child. Please learn more about all of our experienced therapists at Shining Stars Therapy! 

Dawn Solomon OTR/L, Owner

Dawn received her degree in Occupational Therapy in 1997 after attending Downstate Health Science Center at Brooklyn, NY.

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Karen Cardillo ADM

***For all billing and financial concerns, please contact Karen Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm.

Karen received her undergraduate degree in Business Management from SUNY-Binghamton in upstate New York. She worked for several years in Human Resources then went on to get her graduate degree in elementary education from Adelphi University.

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Lisa D'Alessio, Administrative Assistant

Lisa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta in upstate New York.

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Rachel Pendergraft, Office Assistant

Rachel grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina. She is a senior at Holly Springs High School and Graduates in 2016. She wants to attend a four year college and hopes to get her degree in Social Work. She enjoys children and is involved in church nursery, babysitting and summer camps for children.

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Taylor Baker

Taylor grew up in Harnett County, North Carolina. She graduated in June 2014 from Harnett Central High School.

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