Maria Iavarone, MPA

Maria Iavarone joined Lutheran Senior LIFE at Jersey City in May of 2016 as Quality Assurance Coordinator. She was promoted to the Center Director role in January 2017, and was named Executive Director in …

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Tracey Cavacino, RN, MSM, NHA

Joining the management team in late August of 2020, Tracey Cavacino is well-versed not only in senior care, but also in quality improvement. In her role as Vice President of Clinical Services, Tracey is …

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Marina Ferrer, MS, LNHA

We are excited to welcome Marina Ferrer, MS, LNHA, into her newest role as Vice President & Executive Director at Crane’s Mill Retirement Community. Marina joined LSMNJ in late February of 2020 as the …

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Alison Lauck

LSMNJ is pleased to welcome Alison Lauck as the new Vice President of Philanthropy. Alison brings with her an array of knowledge and experience. Her well-rounded career includes fund development, event planning, operations, as …

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Karla Traficante

Karla Traficante has effectively and successfully led the sales and marketing team at Crane’s Mill for the past decade and was appointed Vice President of Sales and Markeitng for the LSMNJ organization in 2019. …

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Darlene Thurber, R.N., BSA, CALA, LNHA

Darlene Thurber, R.N., BSA, CALA, LNHA, has been welcomed into the LSMNJ family as the new Executive Director of Journey Hospice. Darlene grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Adelphi University with a BSN …

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