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Team Member Bios

Jennifer Cavallaro: Executive Director

Jennifer joins One MacDonough Place with more than eighteen years as a geriatric professional with experience in community based services, skilled nursing and assisted living.  She holds a Master of Science in Counseling & Psychology and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner.  Her love for working with older adults came from the special relationship she had with her grandparents while growing up. Jennifer is passionate about ensuring that each resident residing at One MacDonough Place is fully engaged in life. 

Mary Perrotti, BSN, RN: Nursing Director

Mary has worked for Middlesex Health System for over 20 years in the critical care unit and she brings all this expertise and knowledge to our staff and residents. Mary's approach to healthcare is to find the best way her department can meet your needs.

Millicent Malcom, PHD, APRN

Dr. Millicent Malcolm, PHD, APRN, gerontologist, holds bi-monthly clinics for her patients at One MacDonough Place. She has visited our community since we opened in 1998 and is dedicated to find ways to make residents’ lives better.

David Frankel, BA: Program Director and Resident Service Coordinator

David, a talented musician, has shared his many skills with us for 14 years. Prior to coming to One MacDonough David worked for the state of Connecticut delivering clinical residential care.

Ed Gorman, Culinary Certified from the Naval Academy: Dining Director

For 10 years Ed has provided wonderful dining experiences for residents and staff of One MacDonough. His career began in the US Navy where he received his training and was the chef on submarines. He spent 9 years in the hotel and restaurant industry and has over 15 years working in assisted living communities.

Len Schultz, Licensed Plumber: Facilities Director

Len was in-house overseer of One MacDonough prior to its formal opening in October, 1998. He started his career as an electrician on a Naval Destroyer. After the Navy Len worked as a builder and then spent years in the hospitality industry. At One MacDonough when things need fixing we can count on Len.