The New Jewish Home Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer, Names Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel
May 11, 2016
The New Jewish Home, one of the nation’s largest and most diversified nonprofit geriatric health and rehabilitation systems, announces several appointments to its executive management team and to senior positions at its Westchester campus, the Sarah Neuman facility in Mamaroneck. The arrivals include Jacob Victory, Chief Operating Officer; Elliot Hagler and Gabrielle Genauer, who move into the newly created positions of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President – General Counsel, respectively; and Sandra Mundy, who has been promoted to Administrator of Sarah Neuman.
Departing are Tom Gilmartin, who is stepping down after 10 years as Chief Operating Officer, and Rita Morgan, who is retiring after 27 years in senior positions, mostly recently as Interim Administrator at Sarah Neuman.
Additions to Executive Management Team
As Chief Operating Officer of The New Jewish Home, JACOB VICTORY will oversee three major areas of operation that together serve 10,000 New York elders and almost 85 percent of Jewish Home’s clientele: (1) the 1,200-person Community Services division, which cares for 9,000 older adults in their homes through a certified home health agency (CHHA); Home Assistance Personnel Inc. (HAPI), a health aide service; Solutions-at-Home, a geriatric care-management service; and a telemedicine unit, which employs technological innovations to monitor and care for elders living at home; (2) two nursing homes, on the Manhattan and Westchester campuses, which provide long-term care for 900 residents; and (3) four Bronx residences for low-income elders — three “Section 202” residences and one assisted-living residence — which provide housing for 300 elders.
Mr. Victory comes to The New Jewish Home from Health Republic Insurance of New York, where he was Senior Vice President of Strategy. He has held positions in operations, performance management, and program development at New York’s CenterLight Healthcare, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Mr. Victory holds an MPA in Health Finance from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He replaces Tom Gilmartin, who has stepped down after 10 years of service.
ELLIOT HAGLER, CPA, has been named Chief Financial Officer, responsible for Finance, Information Technology, and Materials Management. Before joining Jewish Home, he spent more than a decade at Lighthouse Guild International, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He holds a BA in economics from the City University of New York.
GABRIELLE GENAUER has joined the staff as Vice President – General Counsel, responsible for all legal affairs, including compliance. Ms. Genauer comes to Jewish Home from the Wall Street law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed, LLP, where she has spent almost a decade counseling clients on litigation strategy, risk management and compliance. She earned a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a BS from Cornell University.
New Leadership at Sarah Neuman in Mamaroneck
The New Jewish Home has named SANDRA MUNDY, LMSW, NHA, to the senior-most position at Sarah Neuman, that of Administrator. Ms. Mundy previously spent two years as Associate Administrator of the Bronx campus. She replaces Rita Morgan, who is retiring after 27 dedicated years of service.
Ms. Mundy will oversee a 300-bed facility whose 450-person staff cares for 1,000 elders each year through short-term rehabilitation, long-term nursing, and a day center. Ms. Mundy will also be responsible for Sarah Neuman’s various special programs, including Westchester’s first overnight respite program for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of severe dementia, and first elder residences, known as the Small Houses, based on the groundbreaking Green House Project® model of long-term care.
Before joining Jewish Home in 2014, Ms. Mundy spent 11 years as Assistant Administrator for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement at the Newark Extended Care Facility in New Jersey. She earned both an MSW from New York University and a BA from the State University of New York at Albany.
OLIVIA BABOL-IBE, RNC, BSN, MSN, has been named Director of Nursing at Sarah Neuman after serving as Director of Nursing on the Bronx campus. She brings with her more than 30 years’ experience that includes senior positions at the Schervier Nursing Care Center, part of the Bon Secours New York Health System; the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, and New Rochelle’s Dumont Masonic Home. Ms. Babol-Ibe is Chairperson of the LeadingAge New York Downstate Council of Nursing Directors and holds a BSN from Velez College, Philippines and an MSN from Silliman University in Dumaguete City, Philippines.
CHRISTINA GIARRATANO, LMSW, rejoins The New Jewish Home as Sarah Neuman’s Director of Social Work after a brief hiatus as Director of Social Work at the Methodist Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation in The Bronx. She holds an MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work and a BA from Hunter College.
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About THE NEW JEWISH HOME: Serving New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnicities for 168 years, The New Jewish Home is transforming eldercare as we know it. One of the nation’s largest and most diversified not‐for‐profit geriatric health and rehabilitation systems, Jewish Home serves 12,000 older adults each year, in their homes and on three campuses, through short-term rehabilitation, long‐term skilled nursing, low-income housing, and a wide range of home health programs. Jewish Home believes that high quality care and personal dignity are everyone’s right, regardless of background or economic circumstances. Technology, innovation, applied research and new models of care put The New Jewish Home at the vanguard of eldercare providers across the country. For more information, visit www.jewishhome.org.