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Leadership Team

Francis J. Grady
President and Chief Executive Officer

Frank Grady was selected to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Health and Human Services in 2016. He joined Alliance in 2001, and has served as their Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, and Vice President of Finance. Mr. Grady has over 24 years of experience working in post-acute healthcare, with previous positions including Chief Financial Officer of Olympus Specialty and Rehabilitation Hospital, Senior Financial Analyst at Olympus Healthcare Group, and Senior Consultant with Zelenkofske Axelrod. He is a graduate of Bentley University with degrees in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration.

Tom Lavallee, CNHA, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

With over 26 years of experience in Skilled Nursing Facility management, Tom Lavallee has previously served as Vice President of Operations for both Radius Management Services and Oakwood Living Centers. In his current capacity, Mr. Lavallee’s responsibilities include budget monitoring, business development, and long-term strategic planning. Mr. Lavallee earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Worcester State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Western New England University. He is a Board member for the Massachusetts Senior Care Association, and for the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators.

Paul B. Kemp, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Paul Kemp has served in senior financial leadership roles in healthcare for over 25 years. In his current capacity, Mr. Kemp oversees the financial operations for Alliance Health and Human Services. His responsibilities include budget development, cashflow forecasting and management, lender and government compliance reporting, vendor management, managed care contracting and management of all non-clinical information technology systems. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Kemp served as the Chief Financial Officer of Radius Management Services, and Senior Vice President of Finance for the Olympus Healthcare Group. He is a Massachusetts Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Fairfield University.

Elaine Hansen, RN
Director of Clinical Services

Elaine Hansen oversees clinical programming, regulatory compliance (Department of Public Health and Joint Commission), QAPI management, and the development and implementation of Nursing policies and procedures. Ms. Hansen has over 30 years of healthcare experience, and before joining Alliance, held the positions of Regional Clinical Consultant for Athena Healthcare, and Vice President of Clinical Services for Aurora Health Management. In addition to her proficiency in long-term care, Ms. Hansen’s clinical background includes working in the Acute Care environment in Critical Care, telemetry, oncology and medical surgical units. She is a Registered Nurse, licensed in both Massachusetts and Connecticut, and is QAPI-certified (CHHI-QAPI).

Mary Kilcommons, NHA, LSW, MPA
Director of Operations

Mary Kilcommons has over 27 years of skilled nursing and long-term care experience. She has a history of successful Department of Public Health annual survey results, including four consecutive deficiency-free annual surveys while she was the Executive Director for Alliance Healthcare Center at Braintree. In her current capacity, Ms. Kilcommons oversees the operations at select Alliance facilities. She has a solid history of developing successful business development initiatives, including working with several Accountable Care Organizations. She has been instrumental in securing Alliance’s position as a preferred provider for many hospital and physician provider organizations. Ms. Kilcommons holds two degrees from Suffolk University: a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration.

Dan Mitchell
Director of Operations

Daniel Mitchell was selected for the Director of Operations role based on his 30+ years of successful leadership in the healthcare industry, including financial acumen, strategic planning, interpersonal skills, project management, and his ability to build strong, effective teams. He has extensive strategic and operational oversight of hospital operations, skilled nursing and long-term care operations, service-line growth, and quality assurance. He is a tremendous advocate for his employees and patients and is drawn to the tie between culture and quality/safety. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Mitchell served as the Chief Executive Officer of Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts, Chief Executive Officer of Radius Specialty Hospital, Regional Director of Operations for Radius Management Services, and Executive Director of several skilled nursing facilities in Massachusetts.

Doris Davila, M.Ed.
Vice President of Human Services

Doris Davila has over 38 years of human service operations experience spanning 9 different states. Her responsibilities include operational oversight, program design and development, risk management, and program accreditation for Alliance Human Services. Previously, she was Senior Executive Director for the Mentor Network and Superintendent of a juvenile justice facility for the Texas Youth Commission. Ms. Davila earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and a Master of Arts in Educational Guidance and Counseling, both from Southwest Texas State University. Active in her community, Ms. Davila serves on various state agencies and private provider boards and is a Certified Mediator.

Management Team

Michael A. Dodos
Vice President & Corporate Controller

Mike Dodos has been with Alliance Health & Human Services since 2005 and is instrumental in planning, directing, and supervising financial affairs. Prior positions include Director of Financial Services for Radius Management Services, Inc., and Accounting Manager at Olympus Healthcare Group, Inc., a regional healthcare provider in New England.

Rick Canty
Vice President

Richard Canty has over 25 years of experience in long term health care. He joined Alliance in 2008, where he is responsible for financial oversight of the foster care operations, external reporting, and special projects. Previous roles included Chief Executive Officer for Kindred Hospitals Northeast Braintree, Stoughton, Natick, and Waltham; Chief Financial Officer for Northeast Specialty Hospitals; and Financial Planning & Systems Administrator for The Frontier Group.

William Farina, PT, DPT, MBA
Director of Rehabilitation Services

Bill Farina has over 30 years of clinician experience in a wide variety of rehabilitation service settings including acute hospital-based therapy departments, multi-facility outpatient clinics, home care, transitional care units, and post-acute care settings. Previously, he was the owner/operator of a therapy-based management and consultation company, Terapia Consulting, LLC, managing rehabilitation operations at over 27 post-acute care facilities, adult day health centers, and outpatient clinics. Prior to that, Dr. Farina was Vice President for Rehabilitation Services for Athena Healthcare, overseeing the rehabilitation departments of 35 skilled nursing and outpatient facilities in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Sean B. Doyle
Director of Human Resources

Sean is a Senior Human Resources Leader with 14 years of experience in the healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, service and entertainment industries. He has worked with non-profit, large private and global Fortune 500 companies. Sean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Management from Eastern Connecticut State University. Prior to joining Alliance, Sean served as the Regional Director of Human Resources at HealthBridge Management, LLC.

Lisa Schellhammer-Mansfield
Accounts Receivable Director

Lisa Mansfield has over 25 years of experience in Accounts Receivable billing and management in the healthcare industry. In 2014, Ms. Mansfield joined Alliance Health Management Services, where her responsibilities include compliance with state and federal regulations, the migration of software systems, and assisting with the negotiation of managed care contracts, as well as oversight of facility business office operations.

Joy Kruppa, M.Ed.
Director of Compliance and Risk Management

Joy Kruppa has over 30 years of experience working in health and human services. As Director of Compliance and Risk Management, her primary responsibilities include oversight of all programs including state and federal regulation compliance, national accreditation, and developing specialized training curriculum. Previously, she was VP of Organizational Development & Talent for The MENTOR Network and held a variety of leadership roles with responsibility for program administration, training, quality, and risk management. Ms. Kruppa earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Lesley University and a Masters in Instructional Design from the University of Massachusetts. Ms. Kruppa also serves as an advocate in the Down syndrome community.


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