Meet Our Team!

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Pinni Friedman, LNHA – Executive Director

Pinni Friedman, LNHA, serves as the Executive Director of Beacon of LIFE – PACE Program, playing an active role in the day-to-day operations for the program, including implementing policy changes and contract negotiations. Prior to assuming his current position, Pinni spent 7 years working in managerial and administrative positions in nursing homes and other residential care facilities dedicated to meeting the needs of older adults. Pinni is a graduate of BMG of Lakewood with a Masters degree in Talmudic Law. He also holds an associates degree in business management from Touro College.


Michael Czermak, Assistant Director

Angela Ashley – Regional Director of Marketing


Michelle Buccheri – Director of Marketing

Denise Hernandez, APN – Nurse Practitioner

Sol Obrusniak

Sol-Anee Obrusniak PT, DPT – Physical Therapist

John Chiavero

John Chiavero – Chef / Food Service Coordinator

Evelyn Thompson

Evelyn Thompson, MHA, CALA – Director of Quality

rachel Fornicola

Rachel Fornicola, LSW – Social Worker

George Weiss

George Weiss – Transportation Director

Christina Watt

Christina Watt – Enrollment and Medicaid Specialist

Ann Cahill

Ann Cahill – Recreation Director

Debbie Zimmerman

Debbie Zimmerman, RD – Dietitian / Food Service Manager

Paul Longo

Paul B. Longo, MSW – Social Worker

Dr. Sara Ali

Dr. Sara Ali, MD – Medical Director

Christina Solimon

Christina Soliman, OTR – Occupational Therapist

Meghan Sheridan

Megan Sheridan, OT – Director of Clinical Services

Mary Pat

MaryPat Napolitano – VP of Human Resources

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