Cedar Mountain Commons | Our Team

Denise Lebrocquy

Denise Lebrocquy

Executive Director

Denise.Lebrocquy@hhchealth.org

Denise Lebrocquy has worked in healthcare since she was a teenager, starting as a dietary aide in a skilled nursing facility and becoming a director of dietary services after graduating from the University of New Haven with a Bachelor of Science in dietetics. She transitioned to admissions and marketing in assisted living in 2005. In addition to her work experience, Denise has been actively involved in several community organizations, as a resource, fundraiser, and more. She has also been a dedicated volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association for more than 12 years, having served on the Education Conference committee and as the chairperson of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s of Greater Hartford for 10 years.

Christine Sampson

Christine Sampson, RN

Wellness Director

Christine.Sampson@hhchealth.org

Christine Sampson has extensive experience in skilled nursing, working with individuals with developmental disabilities and in assisted living, as the wellness director at another community in Connecticut. She holds a certification as a Dementia Practitioner where she acted as the staff educator for those who work with the cognitively impaired population. “Coming to Cedar Mountain Commons is like a breath of fresh air. Our residents come from all walks of life and as they share their life stories, it ignites a sense of pride and fulfillment. I am humbled to be part of their life journey.”

Marie Pugliese

Marie Pugliese

Retirement Counselor

Marie.Pugliese@hhchealth.org

Marie Pugliese, who holds 30-plus years of customer assistance experience, shares her warmth and sincerity in welcoming and acclimating new residents to Cedar Mountain Commons. Her background in assisted living, retirement services, college admissions and marketing gives her multi-faceted expertise in assessing the needs and building relationships with individuals and families. Her attention to detail ensures that residents receive the appropriate services to ensure that they can maintain the highest level of independence in their new community.

Debra Labbe

Debra Labbe

Activity Director

Debra.Labbe@hhchealth.org

Debbie Labbe has more than 25 years of experience developing and managing various educational and recreational projects in the healthcare industry. Debbie’s strong communication skills, flair for creativity and ability to be an involved participant in the residents’ lives has earned her recognition from the Connecticut Assisted Living Association, which acknowledged her Great Artists program with a Managed Residential Services Award. In 2014, Debbie received a Clarence J. Silvia Leadership Award for her exemplary dedication to Cedar Mountain Commons and its residents.

Diovadis Perez

Diovadis Perez

Director of Plant Services

Diovadis.Perez@hhchealth.org

A true team player and former Jefferson House Employee of the Year, Diovadis Perez is responsible for the grounds and building maintenance of Cedar Mountain Commons. With more than 20 years’ experience, Diovadis is known as the “Johnny on the spot.” He is dedicated to quality service and committed to providing a safe living and working environment for residents, their families, guests and staff.

Elizabeth Kromer

Elizabeth Kromer

Director of Dining Services

Elizabeth.Kromer@hhchealth.org

Liz Kromer holds more than 23 years of experience in hospitality and food service. She is a certified dietary manager and certified food protection professional. In her role she applies nutrition principles, documents nutrition information, ensures food safety and manages the dining team. Her career in senior living began when she was still in high school and it became a passion. “I enjoy their stories and caring for them.”

Veronica Hickman

Veronica Hickman

Director of Environmental Services, Cedar Mountain Commons and Jefferson House

Veronica.Hickman@hhchealth.org

Veronica Hickman, director of environmental services, oversees day-to-day operations at Cedar Mountain Commons and Jefferson House. She strives to motivate her staff to make a difference in each resident’s life through continuous improvement, pride in their work and reliability. Her 10-plus years of experience have included serving as operations manager, a medical assistant and environmental services supervisor in healthcare settings. She enjoys the senior services segment of the healthcare field where she can interact and make memories with residents and their families. “I truly believe and live by ‘Every Moment Matters,’” she said.

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