For us, you are everything. How you feel, how you spend your day, what makes you laugh, what you need, what you love to eat—we embrace all of it, because we are a community. We support one another and make the most of every single day, together.
Pete has served the seniors of Washington County since 2007. His roles in senior living and hospice have provided him with the expertise and connections to provide just the right direction to families in need. Pete came to Somerford of Hagerstown as the Sales Counselor in 2018 and in 2021, he became the Executive Director. He is a member of the Upsilon Phi Delta honor society of healthcare professionals and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration from University of Maryland University College. His service in the Marine Corps included a tour at Camp David and a combat tour in Iraq. He uses these experiences to support the veterans who reside at Somerford and across Washington County. Pete learned to serve seniors at a young age when he would mow lawns, rake leaves, and shovel snow for the elderly in the small town of Frankfort, Indiana. He learned that it is always worthwhile to take a few minutes to learn from the experiences of retirees.
Cristy enjoys working with senior adults. She is a graduate of Frostburg State University with a BS Degree in Marketing and a Masters in Business Administration. She has been at Somerford of Hagerstown for over 5 years working in the business office, then becoming the Activity Director/Lifestyle360 Director, she spends her days engaging the residents in research based programs that focus on Five Star’s Five Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Spiritual and Social. She loves to create programs with the residents input that bring joy and purpose. When Cristy is not at work planning and leading Lifestyle360 programs she loves to take trips to Disney World with her family & friends.
Chris began her nursing career straight out of high school and obtained her LPN prior to her diploma. Long Term Care was her first job before transitioning into Hospitals. She then spent some time in Home Health and Hospice Care before returning to her passion working of working with the elderly. She decided to return to school after having her children to obtain her RN. Chris enjoys watching horror movies and reading books while relaxing with her fur babies.
Mary Kay was born and raised in Wilmington, DE. She graduated from Misericordia University with a BS in Psychology and MS in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in various facilities including Outpatient Hand Therapy, Skilled Nursing, Acute Rehabilitation, and Acute Hospital (ICU and CCU). In addition she is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Mary Kay joined Five Star and the Ageility Rehab Team as the Rehab Director 3 years ago. She also serves as a “Mentor” in which she travels the US to various cities assisting in setting up new Ageility Rehab Clinics and “Mentoring” new rehab directors. Mary Kay enjoys spending time traveling with her husband and 3 amazing step-children. She is the proud grandmother of two grandchildren under the age of 5. She is very fond of her dog Oscar & cat Tiger.