Brian S. Nageotte, President/CEO
Brian is a graduate of Penn State Behrend with a BS in Accounting and acquired his MBA from Case Western University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s. He worked in public accounting for 6 years before coming to Wesbury in 1999. Brian started at Wesbury as Controller and in 2005 became CFO. In 2010, Brian became Wesbury’s Chief Operating Officer managing all aspects of Wesbury’s operations. He is active in the local community serving as the Chairman of the Salvation Army Advisory Board. Brian has also been on the Meadville-Western Crawford County Board of Directors and the Board of Incorporators for Economic Progress Alliance. Brian became Wesbury’s President and CEO in 2015.
Joe Palmiero, CFO
Joe Palmiero has been Wesbury’s Controller since 2005 and has recently been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. After obtaining a BS in Accounting from Slippery Rock University, Joe worked in Public Accounting for eight years. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Institution of Management Accountants, American Institute of CPA’s and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s.
Sheila Bundy, RN, NHA
Sheila Bundy is the Director of Healthcare and Community Based Services for Wesbury and the Administrator for Grace Rehabilitation and Health Center and the Memory Support Center. A graduate of St. Vincent School of Nursing, Sheila has more than 25 years of experience in Long Term Care as a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator. Her duties include the day to day operations of our Health Center, Memory Support Center and Wesbury at Home. Sheila is proud to serve as a member of VNA Alliance’s Professional Advisory Committee and Meadville Rotary. Sheila also serves as a member of the United Methodist Association’s Shared Learning Committee and most recently, she was nominated to serve on the EAGLE Accreditation Commission.
Larry D. Marsteller, NHA
Administrator of Cribbs Residential Center and Thoburn Village Larry is a graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Business Administration and a certificate in secondary education. He also attended Community College of Allegheny County for the required courses to earn his NHA license. Larry’s community involvement includes serving as Board of Director for ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) and Greendale Cemetery. He has also served as Vice Chairman for the Crawford Area Transportation Authority. Larry has been with Wesbury since 1997 and is pleased to be part of a community minded organization that enriches the lives of seniors in the Meadville area. As Administrator of Cribbs Residential Center and Thoburn Village, Larry is responsible for all departments related to the services provided in these areas.
Melissa Porter, VP, Sales and Marketing
Melissa Porter joined the Wesbury team as VP of Sales and Marketing in 2009. She is responsible for all campus wide marketing efforts including the development of the annual marketing plan, analyzing performance measures, directing all advertising, overseeing the referral networking and all sales related activity to sustain a strong aggregate census. Prior experience includes a 10-year career with AAA West Penn West Virginia Travel Agency where Melissa was the largest regional producer. She was also the Director of Sales and Marketing at a nationally accredited continuing care retirement community in Erie, PA for 5 years.
Rick York, VP of Human Resources
Rick York graduated from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He ran his own business, York Painting, for fifteen years then sold the business and entered the world of Manufacturing where he began his career in Human Resources. Rick joined Wesbury in December 2008 when he was hired as VP of Human Resources. Rick oversees all employee related issues for the community’s 350+ employee workforce.
Pastor Sam Marchetta, Director of Pastoral Care
Pastor Samuel Marchetta comes to Wesbury after working as Spiritual Care Coordinator/Bereavement Coordinator at Heartland Hospice in Hermitage since 2008. Prior to working for Heartland Hospice, Samuel was the Lead Pastor at the Ridgewood Assembly of God Church in Pittsburgh and the Director of Student Ministries at South Hills Assembly of God in Bethel Park. Samuel received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and his Master of Arts from St. Bonaventure University in St. Bonaventure, New York. With a broad range of ministry experience, Samuel says he feels a strong connection to seniors and a passion to ensure their stories are heard, their dignity conserved and their contributions valued.
Rhonda Thomas, VP of Stewardship and Development for The Wesbury Foundation
Rhonda Thomas began working for The Wesbury Foundation as Event Coordinator in 2008. Prior to this, she worked as Wesbury’s Director of Activities and Volunteer Services for ten years before taking a few years’ off to raise her family. Before starting her career at Wesbury, Rhonda worked at Horizon Hospital System as the Manager of Development and Volunteer Services. She graduated from Slippery Rock University with a BA Degree in Communications/Public Relations and with a minor in Business Administration. Rhonda has been a long time supporter of Wesbury, greatly valuing its service and mission.
Alishia Stevenson, VP of Compliance, Risk, and Quality Management
Alishia is the Vice President of Compliance, Risk, and Quality Management for Wesbury. She is a graduate of Clarion University where she acquired her AS in Nursing and has more than 17 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in both acute and long-term care settings. After serving as Wesbury’s Director of Nursing for six years, Alishia attended Penn State Beaver where she received her education to obtain her Nursing Home Administrator license and transitioned into her current role as the VP of Compliance, Risk, and Quality Management. Some of her responsibilities include the development, implementation, oversight, and monitoring of Wesbury’s corporate compliance, risk, and quality management functions along with maintaining requirements for our EAGLE accreditation. She also serves as the organization’s Corporate Compliance Officer.