Meet Our Expert, Experienced Family
Our team is what makes Overlook Green the place our residents and their families have loved for years. Many of our talented team members grew up right here in this neighborhood, and they’re honored to take care of their neighbors. Learn more about them, then come by for a visit and meet them. You’re sure to become fast friends.
Meet Our Team
Dan rejoined the team of Overlook Green Senior Living in November of 2020, but has been with Five Star Senior Living since 2012. He has worked for Five Star Senior Living in different positions from Sales Director at Overlook Green, Operations Specialist & served as the Executive Director in now his second Five Star Community. His passion for senior living began over 20 years ago when he started volunteering at a local retirement community.
He strongly feels it is his calling to work in Senior Living and finds it a privilege to support families as they trust Overlook Green Senior Living to care for their loved ones. His favorite aspect of his job is getting to know the residents and their family members. In 2009, he received his Bachelor’s degree from La Roche College. When Dan is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, serving in his church, and traveling when he gets the chance.
Denine started working at Overlook Green in 2008 as a Resident Care Aide. She worked at Esther’s Sweet Shop, a family owned homemade Chocolate shop, before coming to Overlook. Denine left in 2012 to work at another Senior Living Facility, but found her way back to Overlook Green as a Resident Care Aide and an Activity Assistant in 2015. She was promoted to the Lifestyle360 Director in the beginning of 2018. Denine is very creative, she plans our monthly activities and events the engage our residents in crafts, socials, games and more. Denine enjoy spending her time with the residents and making them smile.
Jill joined the Overlook Green team in 2001 and has recently celebrated her 18th year with us. She started out as a Resident Care Aide for a little extra money to go on vacation and fell in love with her job and the residents. After 13 years in the nursing department, she was promoted to the position of Lifestyle360 Director, which she held for 4 years then onto the position of the Bridge to Rediscovery Program Director. Jill enjoys caring for the residents as well as overseeing the secured neighborhood and has often referred to it as her “Home away from home!” Her favorite part of her job is getting to know the residents and listening to their life stories.
Jay has had a passion for the culinary arts since he was a youth. In 1997 he moved to the United States and joined the Five Star team in 2004. Jay enjoys pleasing our residents and guests by what they fondly refer to as “The Chef Jay Style of Cooking, “which is a blend of American and Mediterranean styles.” In his free time he enjoys hunting and fishing.
Theresa has a big heart and loves helping residents and their families to live more fulfilled and calmer lives. Theresa has enjoyed working in the senior living industry for the past six years. Prior to joining Overlook Green, Theresa spent four years at one of the Five Star properties in New York. In addition to working in the senior living industry, Theresa has a background in sales and marketing for several industries including, Vision Care, Fashion, Food, and Telecommunications. Theresa earned her Bachelor’s degree from Mercy College and her Master’s Degree from Pace University. Theresa and her family love to spend time together outdoors walking in the woods, berry picking and swimming in a lake.
Larry brings an extensive 35 year background of residential, commercial and industrial construction, installation, maintenance and repair. Officially, Larry is also an electrician as he began his career while serving 6 years in the Pacific Fleet of the U.S. Navy based out of San Diego. While being assigned to a guided missile cruiser, Larry circumnavigated the globe one and a half times and visited 32 countries which allowed him to gain a lifetime of stories, experiences and memories. Larry has two grown children and two rescue dogs. In his free time, Larry enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, biking, kayaking, camping, hunting and fishing. Traveling domestically or internationally and exploring new places that are historical or nautical are only a few of Larry’s passions.
Debbie has been a nurse for more than 30 years. Debbie started her career working with people that have dementia. Graduating from Connelley School in Practical Nursing after High School, Debbie has worked in a variety of nursing roles since. Debbie has a wealth of experience that she shares with the community. The thing that Debbie loves most about nursing is getting to know our residents and sharing a laugh with them. Debbie is a lifetime Pittsburgher and she spends her free time with her husband, family and friends. Debbie’s favorite vacation is any beach.
Connie has worked at Overlook Green for the past ten years in the roles of Business Office Manager and Administrative Assistant. Prior to transitioning to Overlook Green, Connie worked at another Five Star managed property. And before that, Connie worked in the Allegheny County court system for 15 years while raising four boys. Connie loves plants, animals, camping, going for walks in the woods and vacationing at the beach. More than anything, she is enjoying her new role as “Grammy” to a granddaughter and grandson.