Leadership Team

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Connecticut Home Care & Elder Care Leaders

Our experienced team of CT home care leaders is ready to assist you with whatever questions you may have. Feel free to drop any one of us a line either by phone or email. You’ll find our contact information below our bios. We look forward to talking with you.

Ron D’Aquila
Ron D’AquilaRN, Co-Founder & Vice President
Ron has 30 years of Community Health and Management experience. He is the former Director of Emergency Services at MidState Medical Center and also worked at Yale New Haven Hospital’s Trauma Center. Ron attended Quinnipiac University, and the University of Hartford where he attained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. He’s the “go to” guy on questions related to funding sources, business operations, and home care trends.
Sharon D’Aquila
Sharon D’Aquila Co-Founder and President
Sharon has previous experience working at the Connecticut State Police, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, and the former Meriden Orthopedics Group. She is a graduate of Briarwood College. She founded Assisted Living Services, Inc. in 1996. In her role as owner she is very active in working with prospective and current clients to make sure they get the best services. She is very quick to make a visit to a private home or Assisted Living Community and she never hesitates to discuss and resolve problems. Sharon can relate well to the needs of caregivers because she was the primary caregiver for her grandfather who suffered from Alzheimers’ Disease. Sharon is very active in the local community, for example she serves on the Board of Directors for the Meriden Child Guidance Clinic, and is a member of the Connecticut Coalition on Aging.

Meet Our Team

Lynne Schmidt
Lynne SchmidtDirector of Hourly Services & Marketing
Lynne has previous experience as the Business Manager of an Assisted Living Community, in addition to working as the Senior Systems Administrator for the city of Waterbury, Department of Health. She has her B.A in Marketing from Central Connecticut University. In her role at Assisted Living Services, Inc. she works to promote the very best in home care services by our Homemaker and Personal Care Assistant staff. She frequently meets with prospective clients to arrange for services as well as current clients to assure quality of services. Lynne is also a Certified Dementia Care Specialist.
Tom Daly
Tom DalyDirector of Live-in Services & Quality Assurance
Tom has nearly 15 years of experience in Exercise Physiology / Occupational Therapy, working at Temple Physical Therapy and Gaylord Hospital. He has a BA Degree in Biology from Wooster College and a Masters of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from Springfield College. He works with our staff and Safety Committee regularly. Tom visits clients private homes to work with our staff on issues related to safety. He does frequent “unannounced visits” to help assure quality of services.
Mary Scagliarini
Mary ScagliariniRN, Director of the Adult Family Living Program
Mary has many years of Community Health Nursing experience. She is the former Executive Director / Nursing and Resident Care Director of two Assisted Living Communities. Mary has a very active role in helping clients transition home from Skilled Nursing / Rehabilitation Facilities. Mary is a Certified Dementia Care Specialist and she plays a valuable role in training and educating our staff and being a support to families. Mary helped to found the Shoreline Elder Care Alliance –a group of professionals which works collaboratively to educate caregivers and promote improvement in care to the elderly.
Mario D’Aquila
Mario D’AquilaVice President and Director of Business Development
Mario is the Director of Business Development for Assisted Living Services, Inc. and Vice President of Assisted Living Technologies, Inc. Mario has previous experience working in project management for mid/large construction companies in CT. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Construction Management from Central Connecticut State University and has earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Southern Connecticut State University.

Mario is responsible for helping both Assisted Living Services, Inc. and our subsidiary Assisted Living Technologies, Inc. look for new ways to grow and to have a positive impact on each company’s long-term future.

John Paul Mayhew
John Paul MayhewSupervisor of Technology Services
John-Paul Mayhew is our Assistive Technologies Specialist for Assisted Living Technologies, Inc. John-Paul has significant experience in the field of Durable Medical Equipment and home health. He has been a rehabilitation modification equipment technician and service technician for over 10 years. He is computer and tech savvy and understands our products well. In addition, John-Paul receives training from many of our expert product vendors to keep him abreast of all aspects of the products we sell. Feel free to contact him regarding any question you may have about our products.
Ann Evans
Ann EvansHuman Resources Manager
Ann has many years of experience from other Home Care Agencies and will work hard to help recruit, hire, and orient new staff. Ann has some great ideas on how to help us with issues related to Worker’s Compensation injuries and safety, unemployment claims, training, and maintaining records efficiently.
Mark Halliday
Mark HallidayCommunity Liaison/Sales Manager
Mark will be responsible for forging relationships with both current and new referral sources primarily for Assisted Living Services, Inc., but of course he will also benefit Assisted Living Technologies, Inc., in his endeavors. Mark will help to promote the agency at various events, in addition, he will help to create opportunities to “give back” to the communities we serve throughout Connecticut. As an example, Mark organized two cribbage clubs for seniors and wishes to work more with veterans. Mark is a highly seasoned salesman with many years of experience in the homecare industry, working most recently for a VNA.
Kristin Mercadante
Kristin MercadanteLive-in Services Coordinator
Kristin has been employed by Assisted Living Services, Inc. for over 10 years working her way up the ranks. Her role is to meet with prospective clients, bring caregivers for family interviews, coordinate services, and assist in starting new cases. She works very closely with clients’ and their families and caregivers to assure expectations are met.

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