Our Senior Leadership Team
David W. Scruggs
President and CEO:
David joined the Loomis Communities in January 2013. His career serving older adults spans over two decades. He has served as Chief Financial Officer for several continuing care retirement communities, most recently at Montereau, Inc., in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He also served as Director of Continuing Care for LeadingAge, was a member of the Financial Advisory Panel of the CCAC (Continuing Care Accreditation Commission) and is a frequent presenter at LeadingAge conferences. He has a B.A. from Baylor University and a Master of Divinity from Emory University. David has two grown sons.
Margaret R. Mantoni
Treasurer and CFO:
Marge has been CFO since January 1993; from 1990 – 93 she was Financial Manager. She is a Certified Public Accountant, and worked in a local accounting firm for eight years before joining The Loomis Communities. She chairs a panel of the Fund Distribution Committee for the United Way, is a member of the Holyoke Rotary Club, and serves on the Capital Projects Planning Committee for the City of West Springfield. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA from Western New England College. She lives in West Springfield with her husband, Paul. Marge has two daughters, one who graduated from college and works in West Springfield, Massachusetts and one still attending college.
Chief Operating Officer:
Karen has been the Director of Operations since February 1998. The four facility administrators and the Director of Human Resources report to her. Prior to that, she was the Associate Executive Director at Applewood (before its affiliation with Loomis) for seven years. She was formerly the Director of Human Resources at Western Massachusetts Hospital and also held positions in workforce development, emergency medical services planning, and community education. She is a member of the Sodexo Client Advisory Board for Senior Services and on the Board of Directors of the Holyoke VNA and Hospice. She is a graduate of Springfield College and has earned the Retirement Housing Professional designation from Leading Age. She lives in Southampton with her husband, Mark and has two grown children.
Director of Community Engagement:
Carol joined Loomis Communities in July 2007. She is responsible for the philanthropy and community outreach and engagement programs. She previously served as Director at Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke and as Annual Giving and Special Gifts Officer at Mount Holyoke College. She serves on the Dementia Friendly Communities Coalition, is co-founder of FallsFest Music and Arts Festival, and past president of Women in Philanthropy of Western Massachusetts. Carol has an associate’s degree from Holyoke Community College and bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College. She and her husband Rick have two grown daughters.
Director of Human Resources
As the Director of Human Resources, Toni is responsible for partnering with leadership to promote HR management practices to ensure fair, equitable and consistent treatment of employees while minimizing the potential for legal liability. She also provides consultation and developmental support to leaders and team members relative to employee engagement, policy interpretation, change management and performance management. Prior to joining The Loomis Communities, Toni was a Senior Human Resource Consultant at Baystate Health and Vice President of Training and Development for the American Cancer Society in New England. Previously, she was a Senior Consultant with Simmons Associates, a national Diversity and Training company in Pennsylvania. Early in her career, she was the Director of Organizational Development at MassMutual Financial Group. Toni has traveled extensively and lived in Europe, Istanbul and Korea; she currently resides in Springfield, Massachusetts with her husband, Joseph. Joe and Toni share an entrepreneurial spirit and have owned a consulting business, daycare, catering business and now a cigar lounge. Toni studied education at the University of Maryland while serving in the United States Army and has done graduate work in management at Cambridge College.
Executive Director of Applewood:
Rob has been the Administrator of Applewood since 2000. He is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator, and served for 11 years as the Administrator of Poet’s Seat Nursing Home in Greenfield. He serves on the Ethics Committee for Cooley Dickinson Hospital and is Co-chair of the Diaconate of the United Church of Bernardston. He received a bachelor’s degree from Worcester State College and an MBA from Anna Maria College. He lives in Greenfield with his spouse, David.
Executive Director of Loomis House:
Lori is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and has been the Administrator of Loomis House since April 1998. Prior to that, she was the Administrator of the Transitional Care Center at Holyoke Hospital, and was a Director of Nursing at a local nursing home. She serves as a volunteer in the Holyoke Public Schools, the Massachusetts Senior Care Ambassador Program, and the Massachusetts Culture Change Committee. She became a registered nurse at Holyoke Community College’s Associate Degree program, and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts. She lives in Holyoke with her husband, Mark and four sons, two of whom are in college.
Executive Director of Loomis Village:
Pat has been the Administrator of Loomis Village since 2006. Prior to that, he held administrative positions in a private duty home care agency and with a national rehabilitation services company in western Massachusetts. He also has been the administrator of several area skilled nursing facilities. Pat is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and received his MPH in Health Administration from Yale University. He lives in South Hadley with his wife, Michele and their two children, both of whom are in college.
Executive Director of Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing:
Craig joined the Loomis Communities in August 2014. He is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and has worked with older adults for over thirty years. His previous positions include Executive Director of Eastview at Middlebury, Middlebury Vermont and Executive Director of Wesley Acres, Des Moines, Iowa. Craig holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Long Term Care Administration and has completed a Graduate Fellowship in Strategic and Financial Planning with Leading Age and Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management at Harvard University. He and his wife, Marian, have two grown children.