Experience is an asset that can only be earned over time. With an average tenure of over 20 years in senior housing, the Leadership Team at Eddy Senior Living embodies the idea that working here is anything but just a job. Our team of dedicated professionals do their best to inspire and lead through their actions. Their commitment to superior Senior Housing is to enhance the living experience of each resident and to support and enable the success of each co-worker.
STEVEN D. HANKS, M.D., MMM, FACP, FFSMB,
Chief Medical Officer, Acute Care Albany and Vice President, St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP)
Committed to serving since 2023
Dr. Hanks joins SPHP from the Cerner Corporation, a global health care information technology company in Kansas City, Missouri, where he served as physician executive since 2015. Prior to that, Dr. Hanks spent more than a decade with Hartford Healthcare in Connecticut, most recently as vice president of medical affairs.
In his role at Hartford Healthcare, Dr. Hanks’ responsibilities included operations of The Hospital of Central Connecticut with campuses at New Britain General and Bradley Memorial, a 454-bed community teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut; and MidState Medical Center, a 134-bed community hospital.
During his tenure in Hartford, Dr. Hanks also served as assistant dean for graduate medical education at the University of Connecticut.
Dr. Hanks holds a bachelor’s degree in neurosciences from the University of Rochester, where he also received his medical degree with Distinction in Research. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital.
During his early years in practice, Dr. Hanks earned a certificate in medical management from the American College of Physician Executives before going on to complete his master’s in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz School of Public Policy in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Hanks is board certified in internal medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards.
MICHELLE T. MAZZACCO
Executive Vice President, SPHP Continuing Care Network
Committed to serving since 1985
Michelle Mazzacco was appointed Executive Vice President of the Continuing Care Network, St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP) in 2023 after serving as Interim EVP since November 2021. Mazzacco has been an integral part of both The Eddy and SPHP networks for more than 37 years. She is a major contributor to the health care services field and an enormous advocate for the advancement of community based care services. Prior to her EVP positions, she served as regional vice president of SPHP’s Community Services Division since 1994, including Eddy Visiting Nurse and Rehab Association, Eddy SeniorCare, and The Community Hospice.
Mazzacco has a bachelor of science degree in management with a minor in health services administration from Sage Evening College in Albany, and a master’s in business administration from Sage Graduate School. Currently, she is a member of the board of directors for the Home Care Association of New York State (HCANYS), and The Glen at Hiland Meadows Senior Living in Queensbury.
Mazzacco is credited for her tireless efforts to improve the lives of chronically ill, frail and disabled individuals statewide who are homebound and rely on in-home health care to remain independent in their own homes. For her work, Mazzacco has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Capital District Business Review’s “40 Under 40 Award,” Northeast Health’s “Chairman’s Quality Award,” the Home Care Association of New York State’s “Distinguished Service Award” and “Advocacy Award,” and HCANYS’ highest honor – the Ruth Wilson Award.
Regional Vice President, Eddy Senior Living and Executive Director at The Glen at Hiland Meadows
Committed to serving since 1991
Through my 27 years working for Eddy Senior Living, I am continually inspired by the passionate commitment of our leaders and colleagues as they strive to provide the highest level of service to our residents. The residents of The Glen at Hiland Meadows, and all the Eddy Retirement Communities impress me with their stories of lives lived well. I am honored they have chosen our communities as their homes. Working together with the Board of Directors, my colleagues and residents, I am committed to providing the highest quality of life possible for our residents, and a positive work environment for staff.
Committed to serving since 2018
I am proud to be a part of the Eddy’s vision of providing the highest quality of customer service for our residents, and their families. Developing relationships and forming genuine connections are very important to the team at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge. I am committed to providing a compassionate, warm, and supportive environment for all of our residents so they feel safe and cared for. I could not picture myself working in an environment other than senior housing, and assisted living, it is inspirational.
Committed to serving since 2016
I am committed every day to provide an environment of dignity and respect to all individuals we serve. The staff at Beverwyck is committed to ensuring that each resident continues a meaningful and fulfilling life. The Beverwyck community is one in which we foster an atmosphere of independence and autonomy. Beverwyck is a place where ideas can be exchanged, innovation and progress are sought after, and where the well-being of others really matters. Each day, I am inspired by the relationships between Residents and staff and am so thankful for connections and bonds I have had the privilege to form and continue to develop. The Eddy name is synonymous with quality and compassionate service and care, and I am proud to lead the Beverwyck team.
Committed to serving since 2015
My passion is creating an atmosphere dedicated to enriching the lives of our Beechwood residents. Together with the Board, staff and residents we accomplish this! I’m inspired by the way our staff encourages and embraces the needs of our residents and their families. Our daily focus on delivering exceptional customer service is the cornerstone of our success. We are proud that our residents call Beechwood their home.
Committed to serving since 2016
I am proud to join the dedicated team at Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center. Through my work with Eddy Alzheimer’s Services, I’ve specialized in working with individuals requiring care for Alzheimer’s Disease and other related dementias. I am looking forward to bringing my professional experience with both memory care and the public health system to help carry out the mission of Eddy Senior Living. I aim to foster the compassionate and supportive environment that is synonymous with The Eddy name to all the families and residents we serve at Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center.
CHANTELLE K. MYERS
Committed to serving since 2020
For the past 14 years, I have had the pleasure of working in senior living. During my tenure, I have learned to value the friendship, mentorship, and wisdom that the residents shared with me. I am devoted to providing the best quality of life to the residents at Glen Eddy and to creating an environment filled with compassion, engagement, innovation, love, and most importantly, laughter. I believe in the Eddy Senior Living mission statement and our continuum of care philosophy. This continuity fosters an environment for our seniors to live their lives the way they want while enjoying peace-of-mind by knowing if their health needs change, they can stay with a system they know. It is my promise to ensure that each resident’s life story continues to flourish here at Glen Eddy.
Terrace at Beverwyck
Committed to serving since 2021
It is such a privilege to join the dedicated team of Eddy Senior Living. In my role, I am committed to ensuring that each resident at The Terrace at Beverwyck receives quality care, impeccable service, and above all, feels at home. Through thoughtful leadership and compassionate care, our team strives to foster an environment where the individuality, dignity, and value of those that we serve are nurtured, and most importantly, appreciated. I am devoted to cultivating an environment that our residents are proud to call home. It is an honor to serve the residents and their families at The Terrace at Beverwyck.
JACQUELINE B. REILLY, RN
Terrace at Glen Eddy
Committed to serving since 2008
I am proud to join the team at Glen Eddy and look forward to fostering an environment that provides quality, compassionate care to all of our residents. Together with the entire Terrace Staff, we will accomplish this! I am inspired each day by the relationships between the residents and the staff. Through The Eddy’s Mission of person-centered care, I know that we are striving for our residents to enjoy the best quality of life in a safe and warm home environment.
Committed to serving since 2018
I am honored to be part of the amazing and dedicated team at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge. The staff at Hawthorne Ridge are committed to ensuring each resident receives the very best quality care and service. Staff provide compassionate care for those who struggle with impaired memory and cognitive function while maintaining each individual with dignity and respect, and help the residents to maintain their independence. I am inspired each day by the relationships between the residents and the staff and know that we are striving for our residents to enjoy the best quality of life in a safe and warm home environment. Our memory care philosophy is to recognize and embrace the individuality of each of our residents. Our team strives to develop meaningful relationships with all the residents and their families.
The Terrace at The Glen at Hiland Meadows
Committed to serving since 2016
I am inspired by the staff at the Terrace at The Glen at Hiland Meadows, and feel fortunate to be a part of this team. Together, we are working towards the common goal of putting Resident needs ahead of all that we do, ensuring that we are providing the highest quality of care while maintaining their independence, individuality and dignity. I am committed to maintaining a caring and supportive community environment where staff are proud to work and Residents are proud to live. I strive to develop meaningful relationships with Residents and their families, and to make a positive difference in their lives.
Committed to serving since 2005
Throughout my 18 years with Eddy Senior Living I have been honored to be a part of a community that values teamwork, growth, care and respect.
In August 2022 I accepted a new role as leader of The Terrace at Eddy Memorial. I am humbled to care for the elderly population and continue to grow a home for our most valuable citizens.