Meet Our Team

Senior Leadership

bill flemingWilliam Fleming, Administrator
Bill has been the Administrator at Mount St. Rita since 2016. His experience crosses the full spectrum of healthcare services with his industry experience in day-to-day operations in skilled nursing and rehab facilities and acute and sub-acute programs and services. Bill is also known for his strong quality and safety programs for patients and residents.
Diana StamatelatosDiana Stamatelatos, Director of Nursing
Diana ensures exemplary resident and patient care in her leadership role in the nursing department. She has extensive clinical and long-term care experience with a focus on caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease, memory disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cardiac disease. Prior to joining Mount St. Rita Health Centre, Diana held multiple nursing positions at various Rhode Island facilities.
Denise LafondDenise Lafond, Director of Spiritual Care, Mission and Volunteers
Denise has been at Mount St. Rita since 1993. Denise oversees the spiritual needs of the residents, which includes daily Mass and receipt of the sacraments. She also works with the staff to promote the mission and Mercy heritage throughout the facility. In addition, she coordinates the volunteer program at Mount St. Rita such as volunteer opportunities to 7th and 8th grade students from Mercy Mount Day School.
Maryellen Gillis, Director of Admissions
Maryellen has been at Mount St. Rita since 2017. She has previous experience as an admissions director and in business development before joining our team. Maryellen has a wealth of knowledge to help families in the admissions process matching services that benefit the individual needs of the prospective resident. She feels blessed to be able to carry out the mission of the Sisters of Mercy with compassion, mercy and hospitality.
Linda Broccoli, Dining Services Director
Linda Broccoli has been at Mount St. Rita since 2007 and enjoys being creative in providing delicious meals to residents. Linda completed her education at the University of Rhode Island and has significant experience as director of dining services at other skilled nursing and assisted living communities throughout Rhode Island. In her free time, Linda enjoys spending time with her four grandchildren.

Gaurangi Shah, Director of Rehabilitation
Gaurangi has been with Mount Saint Rita Health Center since  2016, and brings over 25 years of physical therapy experience. She received her degree in Doctor of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Over the years she has worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings. Along with a wide clinical experience, she also has experience in rehabilitation management and is now Director of Rehabilitation at Mount Saint Rita Health Center. Gaurangi is dedicated to helping patients obtain their optimal level of independence and preserving their quality of life.

Board of Trustees

Patricia Vieira, Chair

Debra Lee Servello, DNP, ACNP, Vice Chair

Sr. Mary Costello, RSM

Don Houde

Peter Keenan, CPA

Boyd Peter King, MD

Joseph Malley

Sr. Rose Angela McLellan, RSM

Reasons to Choose Mount St. Rita

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