Meet the Staff

“Thank you to all the staff. The personal focused attention and spirit of welcome are
beautiful gifts you give.”  —a Sister of the Holy Redeemer, Oct 12, 2015
Administrative Offices
Fr. Tom Hoar, SSE
President and CEO
Since 1993
Claire St. Clair on Enders Island
Claire St. Clair
Director of Finance
Since 1986
Joe Howard
Assistant Finance Manager
Since 2017
Chris Rixon
Consultant for Special Projects
Since 2017
Deb Neuman on Enders Island
Deb Neuman
Director of Development and Community Engagement
Since 2016
Carolyn Brill
Special Events Coordinator
Since 2018
Digital Media Team
John Brodeur
Director of
Digital Communications
Since 2015
Grace Zazzaro
Sacred Art Coordinator &
Social Media Contributor
Since 2016
Katie Laflamme
Social Media Manager
Since 2019
John Macias
Director of Housekeeping
Since 2019
Angel Valenzuela
Since 2009
Kevin Senical
Line Cook  |  Night Shift
Since 2005
Robert Adams​
Brian Birch
Susette Henry
Thomas James
Katharine Jones
Cheryl Lincoln
Ann Marie Milholen
Barbara Thompson
David Santos on Enders Island
David Santos
Director of Facilities
Since 1998
Edwin Brown
Full-Time Maintenance Worker
Since 2004
Leo Donahue
Part-Time Maintenance Worker
Since 2001
Programs & Reception
Tracie Georgetti on Enders Island
Tracie Georgetti
Director of Programs
Since 2015
Kathleen Kennedy
Administrative Assistant
Since 2015
Cheryl Hesse
Administrative Assistant
Since 2006
Recovery Residence
Shawn Robinson on Enders Island
Shawn Robinson
Residence Director
Since 2017
John Haugabook
Night Shift Supervisor
Since 2017
Carolee Hanbury
Since 2000
Barbara Heine on Enders Island
Barbara Heine
Volunteer Coordinator
Veronica M. La Vista on Enders Island
Veronica LaVista
Director of Liturgical Music
Janet Virmalo on Enders Island
Janet Virmalo
Special Assistant to the President
Since 2004
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Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

(Closed Noon to 12:45 pm)


1 Enders Island
PO Box 399
Mystic, CT 06355

Home to the Southeastern Connecticut Office of the

Phone: (860) 536-0565

Fax: (860) 572-7655


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