Lauren G. Scruggs
President and CEO:
Lauren joined the Loomis Communities in January 2013. Her career serving older adults spans over two decades. She has served as Chief Financial Officer for several continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and Vice President, Finance, for a CCRC third-party management company with responsibility for the financial management client-owned communities. She served as Director of Continuing Care for LeadingAge. She was a member of the Financial Advisory Panel of CARF, (CCRC accreditation) and has been a frequent presenter at LeadingAge conferences. Lauren is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (Tennessee) with a BBA from Baylor University and a Master of Divinity from Emory University. Lauren lives in Holyoke and 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 serves as Chair of the Board of the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce, is a member of the Holyoke Rotary Club, serves on the Audit Committee of the United Way, 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 grown daughters.
Director of Community Engagement:
Carol joined Loomis Communities in July 2007. She is responsible for the philanthropy, community outreach programs and leads the Loomis’ Dementia Friendly Communities initiative. She previously served as Director at Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, MA. Carol is a co-founder and Board Member of Music and Arts South Hadley and a Board Member of the South Hadley Council on Aging. She was a founding member of the South Hadley Youth Commission, is past President of the Women in Philanthropy of Western Massachusetts and past President of the former Junior League of Holyoke. Carol holds a bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College and lives in South Hadley with her husband, Rick. They 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. Toni has traveled extensively and lived in Europe, Istanbul and Korea; she currently resides in Springfield, Massachusetts with her husband, Joseph.
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 as the assistant treasurer 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 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, and President and CEO of Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge, IA. Craig holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Long Term Care Administration and has completed a Graduate Fellowship in Strategic and Financial Planning and Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management at Harvard University. He and his wife, Marian, have two grown children.
Executive Director Loomis Village:
Maureen joined The Loomis Communities in July 2017 after working for the Masonic Health System for 8 years. Most recently as Executive Director of The Overlook Communities in Charlton, MA and previously as Administrator of Overlook Health Center at Northampton, MA. Maureen also worked in the Philadelphia, PA area for several nonprofit organizations that serve older adults. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from LaSalle University (Philadelphia, PA), and a Master of Science in Gerontological Services from Saint Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA), and is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
Sodexo Area General Manager
Patrick has worked with The Loomis Communities for the past 13 years. He is responsible for the oversite of the Dining Services and Environmental Services programs at each of the communities. Prior to joining The Loomis Communities, Patrick owned and operated successful restaurants in Northampton and Sunderland, MA for over 25 years. Patrick trained at The Culinary Institute at Hyde Park New York. He and his wife, Kimberly, live in Conway, Massachusetts and have three grown children.