Sister Leda Domino
Sister Leda Domino came to Carmel Manor from St. Patrick’s Home in the Bronx. Originally from New York “upstate” as anyone from NYC would say, since she was born above Bronx County. Sr. Leda has been a Carmelite Sister for 31 years and has worked in Long–Term Care for approximately 36 years. She is a Social Worker by profession and has had her Nursing Home Administrator’s license for 20 years. Sr. Leda says her strongest attribute is being a Carmelite Sister, “I live, breathe, and pray the Mission with my Sisters, which is everything to me.” She looks forward to contributing and being part of the Carmel Manor team, as a continuum of great care and love.
Martha Setters As the Assistant Administrator, Martha Setters works collaboratively with Sr. Diane and all departments to assure high quality, innovative, compassionate service to the elderly. She started at Carmel Manor in 1980 as a nurse aide. In her time at Carmel Manor, she’s held positions such as Nursing Services Secretary and Human Resources Director (she was promoted to her current position in 2011). Martha is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University, and is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Martha greatly enjoys chatting with Carmel Manor residents and learning history from the many different perspectives of those who have lived it.
Merrie Kay Hagemann, MSW, CSW
As Social Services Director, Merrie Hagemann brings a deep sense of caring to all of her work. She helps residents and their families understand options and sort through the myriad of paperwork and decisions. She began with Carmel Manor in 1986 as the Personnel Director; she also served as the Admissions Director for 12 years before stepping into her current role. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Northern Kentucky University and a Master’s degree in Social Services from University of Kentucky. Merrie was a ballroom dancer for 25 years, and she still loves to sing and dance.
Sister Alice Webster
Sister Alice Webster has been with Carmel Manor since 2011. Previously, she was an Admissions Director, and then Wellness Nurse, at Lourdes Noreen McKeen Residence in West Palm Beach, FL. She has an Associate’s degree in human services and an LPN nursing degree. Sr. Alice frequently gives tours of Carmel Manor, and is often the first point of contact for families. She loves being in a profession where she gets to help people. Originally from Boston, she is known for her Boston accent and beloved for her sense of humor.
Activity Director and Volunteer Coordinator
Mary Fetick started at Carmel Manor in 2013, after holding positions at American Airlines and St. Margaret Hall. She plans all of the activities at Carmel Manor and trains and organizes all of the volunteers. Mary loves making people smile and is known to break into song at any given moment (she’s a fan of Broadway musicals). She has a Bachelor’s degree in history from Bellarmine College, and took advantage of her time at American Airlines to visit many countries in the world.
Human Resources Director
Jason Dew has been the Human Resources Director since 2013, and is responsible for managing personnel resources for all Carmel Manor employees. He had previously worked as a cook and dietary aid at Carmel Manor on and off for about seven years. Jason received a degree in Business Management from Cincinnati State University. What he loves about his job is that he gets to help employees love their jobs—which helps them give the best quality care to Carmel Manor residents. He and his wife have two children, which he credits with bringing joy to his life every day.
Director of Environmental Services
Sobrina Robinson comes to Carmel Manor with over 13 years in the restaurant industry where she honed her customer service skills, playing on her strengths and love of working with people she transitioned into environmental services management and training. Sobrina has been an Environmental Service Director for over 3 years. She enjoys working with the elderly, her goal is to put a smile on the resident’s faces. She really enjoys making sure the residents “home” is clean for them and for when the family comes to visit. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and their 5 children, they might be attending one of her children’s activities or watching University of Kentucky basketball, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or just relaxing and listening to music.
Jim Pilaia joined Carmel Manor in 2013. He oversees all maintenance (including plumbing, electrical, and general) and works to ensure a safe environment for staff and residents. One of Jim’s favorite parts of his job is listening to the stories of residents. When not working, Jim enjoys spending time with his family, riding motorcycles and working on cars.
Director of Education, Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Coordinator
Mirna joined Carmel Manor’s team in March 2016. Mirna graduated from Point Loma Nazarene College in San Diego, California in 1993 with a Bachelor’s in Chemistry. After a few years in the research field, she moved to Kentucky and worked as a Phlebotomist and an EMT. She found her way to Nursing school at Eastern Kentucky University where she graduated in 2000. She has worked in many fields of nursing, gaining experience, and has been in management the last 10 years. She left nursing for about 3 years to teach Medical Assistants and became the Director of Allied Health at Lincoln College of Technology. After the college closed in 2014, she went back into nursing and worked as a Unit manager. Her nursing dream has always been to find a Staff educator position. Mirna loves to teach and learn new things. She says, “Every day you should learn something new or it has been a day wasted.” Mirna has 2 children, Ashley, 14 and Austin, 12. In her spare time Mirna loves spending time with her children and going on adventures where ever the road leads (and there is money in the bank). She is also very involved with her son’s Boy Scout Troop.
Tony joins the Carmel Manor team as Development Director. His prior experiences were at the Covington Latin High School, The Talbert House and Northern Kentucky University. Tony has been a resident of Ft. Thomas for 35 years. His wife Paula is retired from L’Oréal, and he has two sons Anthony, who is in Sales Support for General Cable and Michael who is a PharmD for Walgreens in NKY. His daughter-in-law Jessica is an Elementary 2nd grade teacher. His interests are God, Family, Golf, Sports, Cars and anything outdoors
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