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Management Team

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We have a management team of specially trained professionals who handle every aspect of the Fox Run at Orchard Park community. Each department works hard to contribute its own special facet of care to our Community Members.

William “Bill” Wlodarczyk, CPA

Chief Executive Officer

“Previously as the Fox Run Chief Financial Officer, my professional focus was to procure a sound business plan with an emphasis on open communication. My current philosophy has not changed much, just broadened now that I have become the Chief Executive Officer.

Fox Run is an architecturally stunning facility with state-of-the-art amenities, and a beautiful 54-acre campus to call home. However, what makes Fox Run shine is its Community Members! Fox Run Community Members embrace the attitude of Live Life and I witness this on a daily basis. Consistent with Fox Run’s Mission Statement ‘…an exceptional living option where seniors may age with grace and dignity,’ you have my word that I will see this through. As I previously mentioned, my door is always open; so please feel free to reach out to me.”

Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Canisius College, and a Masters of business administration from The University of Buffalo School of Management. He also holds his Certified Public Accountancy license. Bill is also a member of the Continuing Care Retirement Community Cabinet of LeadingAge New York.

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Jill L. Szalach, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

“As the Chief Financial Officer, it is my goal to demonstrate professionalism, honesty, trust and fairness, and to contribute to the Fox Run Mission Statement—Where our Community Members enjoy security and peace of mind. My team and I support not only the CEO and Board of Directors, but the entire organization including Community Members and employees. I view my team as builders and cultural trendsetters."

Jill has more than 20 years of experience specifically in the Senior Living, Health Care and Not-For-Profit Industries. Her experience ranges from public accounting and auditing to management within the senior living industry.

Jill obtained her New York State Certified Public Accountancy License, and graduated from The State University of New York at Oswego with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. Jill is also a recipient of the 2017 Buffalo Business First 40 Under 40 Award. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Belmont Housing Resources of Western New York and is also a member of the Continuing Care Retirement Community Cabinet of Leading Age New York. Outside of professional commitments, Jill coached Girls on the Run in the spring of 2019.

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Mary Lou Letina-Land

Director of Marketing & Sales

“I am privileged to have led our dedicated Marketing & Sales team since September 2016. As a founding employee of Fox Run at Orchard Park, it’s been amazing to participate and experience our community’s growth. From guiding potential Community Members and their families through Lifecare Plans and patio home options to seeing our current Community Members active on social media, I take great pride in continuing to provide exceptional services and evolving those services for future Fox Run generations. I am grateful for every day I get to come into work and greet Community Members as they’re enjoying their morning coffee as I view Fox Run at Orchard Park as my true second home.”

Mary Lou earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from St. Bonaventure University. She spends her free time with her husband, her daughter Nora and their two dogs, and frequenting her family’s cottage in Crystal Beach. She currently serves on the Mount Mercy Academy Alumni Board and is an honorary member of the United Irish American Association (U.I.A.A.). In 2024, Mary Lou was honored to be a part of and graduate from the LeadingAge New York Ignite Leadership Academy program.

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Pier A. Rodges, MSA

Director of Human Resources

“As the Director of Human Resources, I am committed to serving our Community Members along with all levels of staff with the utmost respect and consideration. That means it is a priority to ensure that we employ staff who are committed to our Community Members and to the mission of Fox Run. Our Community Members have welcomed us into their home and we have to respond to that welcome as the privilege that it is. I was born in Bridgeton, NJ and raised in Pontiac, MI. Prior to coming to Fox Run, I was the Director of Human Resources for the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis in St. Louis, MO and the Human Resources Manager for St. Mary’s Institute in O’Fallon, MO. For almost my entire career, I have been in the not-for-profit sector.”

Pier has her Master of Science in Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resources Administration, from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakland University in Rochester, MI. She was a board member for the Center for Women in Transition in St. Louis, MO, as well as the personnel committee chairperson for five years. She is also a member of the Healthcare Human Resources Management Association of WNY, the Society for Human Resource Management and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Pier loves to spend her free time with her husband, their son and his family. Traveling is a passion for Pier and her family. Just a few places they have enjoyed together are Mexico, Florida and Toronto.

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Lisa Sanders

Director of Dining Services

Executive Chef Lisa Sanders possesses a wide variety of culinary experience with an impressive background working in hotels, restaurants, and country clubs. She studied at Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island, graduating Magna Cum Laude, with a double major in Culinary Arts and Culinary Nutrition. Lisa also prides herself in completing a culinary internship in Paris, France, and Conway, North Wales. She has worked as an Executive Chef with Morrison Living since June 2010 and is proud to express that Fox Run at Orchard Park was the very first Center for Excellence Award for Morrison Living — a subsidiary of Compass Group. Lisa received national recognition as a top chef in the senior living industry with Compass Group, the world’s leading food-service company, awarding her first place in the Women in Culinary Competition in 2019. In addition to her award, Lisa was named a Compass Chef of the Year that same year, and placed second in the Morrison Living Food Fight competition.

When asked what do you want to be when you grow up? Lisa shares, without fail, "my answer was always a Chef! From my earliest memories, my mother encouraged me to try a variety of activities and interests, but I always found my way back to cooking. Whether that was taking cooking classes, or even in dance class — cooking always seemed to slip into my other interests as well. For my big solo, I choose the song "I Can Cook Too" by Nancy Walker and even brought my kitchen set on stage with me.

Throughout my professional career, I have been very fortunate to have worked with such talented chefs, who gave me opportunities to grow and take on as much responsibility as I could handle. I have been able to work in different dining settings including serving hundreds of meals for an elaborate banquet, and making small intricate plates for a more intimate dining experience, helping me expand my repertoire of skills.

I am honored to work with very talented culinary professionals at Fox Run at Orchard Park who share my beliefs and passions. Our industry-leading culinary standards have raised the bar and set my team and me up to successfully serve delicious meals daily in a creative and innovative way.”

It’s clear Chef Lisa looks forward to taking on her new role as Director of Dining Services at Fox Run at Orchard Park and sharing her passion for food and her vast knowledge passed down from previous mentors.

Originally from Rochester, NY Lisa currently resides in Lancaster with her family. Outside of work she loves to travel and enjoys a nice dinner out. Though cooking is never too far from the forefront of her mind as she says “food is something that brings people together and creates memories. Being a chef is not just about creating great food, it’s about leadership, creativity, integrity, and teaching those around us to always strive for better — to be better and to make better food.”

Matthew J. Lawless

Director of Facilities

"As Director of Facilities, I oversee a wide variety of daily tasks and long-term projects on our vibrant 54-acre campus, home to over 300 Fox Run Community Members. I have extensive experience managing projects for a home builder and owning my own general contracting business for over 10 years, which has enabled me to excel in this multifaceted role. Projects at Fox Run range from keeping our grounds looking beautiful and managing the operational requirements of our 290,000 square-foot building to making sure the microphone is working for weekly Friday Coffee Hour. My largest project at Fox Run was the management of the 14,000 square-foot addition to and renovation of our Health Center.

I am grateful for the hardworking and dedicated members of my Maintenance and Housekeeping Teams, which are crucial in getting everything done! I have a sense of pride that we can handle anything that comes our way. Since we regularly work in the homes of Fox Run Community Members, it is imperative that we establish a foundation of trust with them. All of my team members work hard to develop personal relationships with each and every Community Member in the community. We truly make a difference in their lives, which is the most rewarding part of our job.

Outside of Fox Run, my wife and I are happily busy with the schedules of our three young children and our dog Luna. We are constantly on the move, but enjoy doing it all together. In the summertime, you will often find us at Taffy’s Hot Dog Stand—our favorite place to eat!"

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Allysa L. Olsen, MSW, LNHA

Health Center Administrator

“To become an active voice within the Fox Run at Orchard Park senior management organization is an honor. As a director, I feel there is nothing more rewarding than growing the natural strengths of colleagues, developing them towards interpersonal growth, and the overall categorical evolution of healthcare providers. Ensuring positive progress for this Continuing Care Retirement Community is a priority for me as the new Health Center Administrator.

I strive to create a supportive environment where my associates excel. I am fully committed to supporting the unique needs of each and every one of them.”

Allysa “Ally” Olsen credits her ability as an effective administrator from beginning her career in healthcare as a social worker in long-term care where she had to act and adapt quickly. Ally’s determination for making a positive difference in the lives of seniors became her motivation in seeking a role in leadership. As a strategist and good listener, Ally implements favorable changes creating positive shifts in management and impacting residents and staff alike.

Ally earned her Master of Social Work at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She went on to study long-term care at D’Youville College, obtaining her nursing home administrator license. Ally and her husband spend their time taking long walks with their rescue dog Thunder from Tennessee, watching the Buffalo Bills games, and spending time with their family.

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Allison Gardner

Director of Resident Services

Allison Gardner, Director of Resident Services since September of 2023, provides leadership that encourages our Community Members to have the most positive living experience at Fox Run at Orchard Park. Gardner’s goal is to ensure each Community Member has their needs met, and most importantly, feel their voice is heard. Part of her role includes lending a hand to new Community Members as they become acquainted to community living, meeting new friends and making the transition to their new home. She manages a team that provides an array of services and programs to entertain new and existing Community Members, keeping them all well physically and socially.

For Gardner, coordinating all the services delivered to Community Members residing in Independent Living, and providing leadership to encourage positive interactions and well-being is a top priority. Allison’s focus is not only people living at Fox Run, but also employees working at Fox Run. “Fox Run at Orchard Park is a one-of-a-kind community filled with wonderful members and staff. Not a day goes by where I don’t feel fortunate in some way to work here and be part of such a special place.”

Gardner started her career at Fox Run in early 2013. After earning her Associate Degree in Dietetic Technology and Foodservice Administration in 2014, Gardner started working for Morrison Living, the international food service company that Fox Run has been partnered with since opening in 2007. While in that position, she continued her education and obtained her Bachelor Degree in Community and Human Services in 2018. Soon after, she was promoted to the Assistant Director of Dining Services until she took over as the Director of Resident Services.

Residing in her hometown of Orchard Park, outside of work Gardner enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Allison loves to cook and entertain. You may see her walking her two dogs in the village of Orchard Park, or on the ski slopes with her husband in Ellicottville, NY.

Mary Watts Wellington, MS, LMHC

Director of Resident Services

“In January of 2014, I was promoted from Resident Liaison to the Director of Resident Services at Fox Run at Orchard Park. Having had the opportunity to meet all of the Community Members, their families and staff alike, I couldn’t believe what a caring, and exciting ‘culture’ that exists at Fox Run. It’s such a privilege to be a part of this community. Having said that, I strive to carry out the Fox Run mission statement every day: ‘Fox Run at Orchard Park offers an exceptional living option where seniors may age with grace and dignity.’ Fox Run offers programs and events that encompass the six dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, social and vocational. My goal is to build on existing caring relationships and continue to better Fox Run for all living and working here. I will always help in any way I can, that’s my nature. My door is always open for an idea or concern. I am engaged with the Community Members daily; the heart of this community.”

Mary graduated from The State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in health and human services. She completed her Master’s degree at Canisius College and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Mary currently serves on the United Church Home Society Senior Wishes Granting Committee.

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