Leadership Team

Laurie Ann Oliveira

Laurie Ann Oliveira, MSW

Administrator

Laurie Ann has over 25 years of healthcare experience, with deep knowledge of social services.  She joined The Seasons as Administrator in 2015, following a position as Administrator of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary Assisted Living in North Providence.   Prior to that, Laurie Ann served as Director of Social Services and Mental Health Services at Saint Antoine Residence in North Smithfield.  Licensed Rhode Island Department of Health Assisted Living Administrator and Clinical Social Work, Laurie Ann holds a Masters of Social Work from Boston University and a Bachelor’s of Psychology from Worcester State College.

Jeany McMichael, RN

Director of Nursing

Jeany is a graduate of Stonehill College with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Psychology.  She went on to finish nursing school and has made nursing her career for the past 26 years.  Jeany’s main focus has been on geriatric and psychiatric nursing.  She had held positions as Director of Nursing in Assisted Living, Staff Development Coordinator, and has experience in hospice nursing as well.  Prior to coming to The Seasons, Jeany was a psychiatric nurse at Butler Hospital in the Geri-Psych and Intensive Care units.

Caitlin Spivla, RN

Assistant Director of Wellness

Caitlin holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Rhode Island and a B.S. in Nursing from Salve Regina University. She was an active member of The Student Nurse Association of Rhode Island and also served as their ambassador for Salve Regina during her time in service.  Early in her career Caitlin volunteered at South County Hospital, she went on to work there in dietary services and as a Physical Therapy Aid.  She has post-acute rehabilitation experience, working as a floor nurse with long term care and post-acute patients.  Caitlin has worked as a floor nurse, nurse supervisor and Director of Wellness for a number of Assisted Living Facilities in RI.

Michael Bruissette, FLIK Lifestyles

Lifestyles Director of Culinary Services

Michael is a twenty-five year veteran of the Culinary Services industry. He started at a New Hampshire hospital, working in every facet of the culinary department. He then worked for Birch Hill Terrace as a Prep Cook and ultimately Sous Chef. Michael also attended the Culinary Masterworks Program, sponsored by The Culinary Institute of America. Promoted to Assistant Culinary Director with Flik Lifestyles in 2008, he eventually became a regional support manager throughout New England.  Michael accepted the position of Director of Culinary Services at The Seasons earlier this year.

Lisa Toth

Marketing Director

Lisa holds a B.S. in Public Administration from Russell Sage College.  A native Rhode Islander with ties to the East Greenwich/Cowesett area, Lisa has worked and volunteered in this community for nearly 20 years.  Her work with health care and community organizations in volunteer administration, long term care facility marketing, and most recently community outreach and event coordination, for The East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, will serve The Seasons well as she shares our community with potential residents and their families, as well as community professionals.

Jill Fallon, MBA

Fund Development

Jill is a twenty-five year marketing and communications strategist and ten year fundraising professional.  She is the founder of JFallon & Company, Inc., which serves healthcare, technology and consumer clients throughout New England.  Specifically, Jill has been serving as the Director of Fund Development for Steere House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center since 2009.  She brings her strategic insight, technical expertise and creativity to our marketing and fundraising efforts here at The Seasons, most notably with the 2017 Wine Tasting this past spring.

Rebecca Hand, MSW

Grandview Gardens Program Director

Becky holds a Bachelor of Social work with a minor in Gerontology and a Master of Social Work with a Macro Concentration from Rhode Island College. During her M.S.W. education, she participated in an internship with the Department of Health where she had the opportunity to draft regulations and evaluate performance.  Prior to coming to The Seasons, Becky was a social worker for the secured dementia unit within a Rhode Island long-term care facility.  Throughout that time, she strengthened her advocacy skills to improve the quality of life for countless residents.

Alice Engel

Activities Director

Alice has been a member of The Seasons staff since we opened fifteen years ago.  She is a long-tenured CNA and Medication Aide, having held these positions since 1999.  Over time, Alice took on the role of Activities Coordinator, assuming those responsibilities now for both Gardenview Gardens and Assisted Living residents.  She is currently pursuing her Activities certification.

Dean E. Gaudini

Maintenance Director

Dean is a 30-year veteran as a Director of Maintenance, most recently at a more than 300 bed facility where he successfully managed and completed a variety of renovation projects and supervised a staff of five.  He received his HVAC/Refrigeration Certificate from Northeast Institute of Technology and holds his Electrical and HVAC/Refrigeration licenses.

Kimberly Wolf

Human Resources Manager

Gianna Lazieh

Business Office Manager