Corporate

Frank J. McGuire, May 4, 1928 – July 7, 2020

Chairman

The McGuire Group is pleased to share a memorial website honoring our Chairman, the late Frank J. McGuire, who entered into rest on July 7, 2020. The site offers visitors an opportunity to view photos, read about his life's work and leave a message for the McGuire family. www.frankjmcguire.com.

Stephen M. Mercurio, RNMS, LNHA, CAS

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen M. Mercurio serves as Chief Executive Officer of The McGuire Group. In this capacity, he is responsible for the oversight, management and direction of services for the group’s 2,100 employees and six facilities including Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville, Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca and Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue.

Susan Grigg, RN, BSN, CRRN, LNC, LNHA

Chief Operating Officer

Susan Grigg is the Chief Operating Officer The McGuire Group. She is responsible for: developing and implementing clinical programs; monitoring quality outcomes and associated risk management relationships; creating and evaluating policies and procedures; overseeing clinical operations, overseeing administrative operations, evaluating external service providers and interfacing programmatic requirments. In 2007, Sue began her career with The McGuire Group, and has since held positions as Vice President, Director of Quality and Compliance and Administrator of Health Care Services. Sue is a member of the Professional Nurses Association of Western New York. She attended Niagara County Community College and the University at Buffalo.

Patrick McFeely, MBA, LNHA, LBBH,PM-LPC CHSP, CCM, SOLC, CCIM, Vice President of Enterprise Integration and Facilities Management

Vice President of Enterprise Integration and Facilities Management

Patrick McFeely serves as the Vice President of Enterprise Integration and Facilities Management. Prior to his appointment, he served as the Administrator of the Garden Gate Health Care Facility, overseeing all operations for the 184-bed skilled nursing facility. Pat’s commitment to the company spans nearly three decades, having worked at Autumn View Health Care Facility […]

Jennifer McDonald, RN

Director of Patient Admissions

Jennifer McDonald has provided hands-on professional nursing care and administration oversight for The McGuire Group’s residents and patients since 1992.  She has held roles as a 3-11 Nursing Supervisor, Skilled Nursing Unit Coordinator, Associate Director of Subacute Care and her current position as Director of Patient Assessment Services.  In this capacity, Jen is responsible for […]

Cynthia Hausle

Director of Admissions

Cindy Hausle works as the Director of Admissions for The McGuire Group, a role which allows her to develop unique and strong relationships with our patients, residents and their family members. Over the last 15 years, Cindy has been instrumental in developing initiatives to enhance the admission process and create seamless transfers for patients entering […]

Autumn View

Aaron Polanski, LNHA

Administrator

Aaron Polanski is the Administrator of Autumn View Health Care Facility, where he oversees all operations of the 230-bed facility. Aaron began his career with The McGuire Group in 2011 as the Administrator at Seneca Health Care Center. Under his direction, the facility continuously earned outstanding rankings from the federal and state governments. Prior to […]

Ruth Rudyk, RN

Director of Nursing

Ruth Rudyk has worked in a variety nursing positions over her 30-plus year career at Autumn View. She began her journey as a Certified Nursing Assistant in 1983 and has held roles as an LPN, RN Supervisor on the 7-3 and 11-7 shifts, Assistant Director of Nursing and Director of Nursing where she has served […]

Mary Jane Dulinawka

Admissions Coordinator

Mary Jane Dulinawka has worked at Autumn View Health Care Facility since 1992. Her longstanding commitment to The McGuire Group is manifested in the enjoyment she receives from helping residents and their family members on a daily basis. Over her 20 years of service, Mary Jane has worked in the Admissions department at all five […]

Brookhaven

Alexandra LaMothe, RN, FNP-BC, NHA

Administrator

Alexandra LaMothe is the Administrator of Brookhaven Health Care Facility where she is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, directing and implementing the day-to-day functions of the facility, its programs and activities in accordance with federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Prior to her appointment, she worked as a nurse practitioner at the facility. […]

Kellie Burridge, RN

Director of Nursing

Kellie Burridge has been employed at Brookhaven Health Care Facility since 1989. Over the past 25 years, she has worked her way through the ranks holding nearly every nursing position including certified nursing assistant, medication nurse, unit coordinator, clinical instructor, associate director of nursing and assistant director of nursing. Her breadth of knowledge and leadership […]

Joni Martin

Admissions Coordinator

Joni Martin is the Admissions Coordinator at Brookhaven Health Care Facility, where she has been employed since 2005. Joni brings a broad mix of experience to her role in admissions and is one of the first faces patients, residents and family members see before entering the facility. After meeting her at the hospital or on […]

Garden Gate

Amber Wiehe, LMSW

Assistant Administrator

Amber Wiehe, LMSW, of East Aurora, NY has been the Assistant Administrator of Garden Gate Health Care Facility since April 2021 where she oversees the day-to-day operations of the 184-bed facility. Prior to her appointment, she had served as a Social Worker at the facility since 2019. Amber holds a bachelor of arts in sociology […]

Amy Schleer-Carter, RN, BSN, WCC

Director of Nursing

Amy Schleer-Carters’s zest for knowledge and compassion for nursing has been woven into every facet of her life since she began her career as a member of The McGuire Group’s team more than 15 years ago. She began at Harris Hill Nursing Facility, where she held a variety of roles before transferring to Garden Gate […]

Marilee Stoklosa

Admissions Coordinator

Marilee Stoklosa has worked in the Admissions Department since 1987, assisting at a number of McGuire Group facilities over the years. Marilee’s years of experience have given her a unique ability to provide thoughtful guidance to those placing loved ones at Garden Gate or to those who are looking for the best short-term rehabilitative options […]

Kelly Zarbo

Admissions Coordinator

Kelly began her career with The McGuire Group in 2002 and is fully versed in all aspects of the admission process. This experience allows her to guide families through the transition into subacute or long-term care with peace of mind, providing them with answers regarding the hospital screening process, insurance requirements and admission into the […]

Harris Hill

Danielle Reusch, RN, BSN, WCC

Assistant Administrator

Danielle Reusch, RN, BSN, WCC, Assistant Administrator, is responsible for overseeing all operations of the 192 bed nursing and rehab facility. She has been with the company for more than 15 years and has held a number of positions within the organization including Director of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing. Danielle received her licensed […]

Annie Spano, RN, BSN

Director of Nursing

Photo and bio coming soon!

Angela Wilt

Admissions Coordinator

Angela has shown her dedication to The McGuire Group through nearly 30 years of service.  She began her career at Northgate Health Care Facility, and held several roles before transferring to Harris Hill Nursing Facility when it opened its doors in 1992. Today she is one of the smiling faces that will greet you on a […]

 

Northgate

Terry Collins, RN, LNHA

Administrator

As a registered nurse and licensed nursing home Administrator, Terry has utilized her clinical and hands-on experience for more than 15 years to propel The McGuire Group and its facilities to new levels in health care. Terry joined the McGuire team in 1999 and served as Director of Nursing at the Group’s Seneca Health Care […]

Cassandra McGrath, RN, Infection Preventionist, PRI Certified

Director of Nursing

Cassandra McGrath began her career with the McGuire Group as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in 2015, where she floated among the five Western New York McGuire facilities. She served as the Nursing Supervisor and Assistant Director of Nursing at Northgate Health Care Facility before being appointed as the Director of Nursing in April of […]

Coni Ciffa

Admissions Coordinator

As the Admissions Coordinator at Northgate, Coni is often the first person potential residents, patients and family members speak to. She enjoys getting to know them, understanding their needs and guiding them through the admission process. Coni also serves as Northgate’s representative while out in the community by attending various facility-sponsored events and trade shows. […]

 

 

Seneca

Kirsten Whittemore, ANP, MS, LNHA

Administrator

Kirsten Whittemore, ANP, MS, LNHA, is well-versed in many areas of health care. In her role as Administrator, she also uses her experience as an Adult Nurse Practitioner to oversee the operation of all aspects of the facility, including nursing and administration. Kirsten holds a bachelor of arts in philosophy from Boston College as well […]

Nicole DeKay, RN

Director of Nursing

Photo and bio coming soon!

Laura A. Canner

Admissions Coordinator

Laura A. Canner has been instrumental in the admissions departments at several McGuire Group facilities including Garden Gate, Harris Hill, Northgate and her current home at Seneca. She holds a bachelor of science degree in health from Buffalo State College. Her schooling, coupled with her experience in the health care field, gives her a compassionate […]