Leadership team at Pines Village

Meet our team

At Pines Village, our leadership team works closely with residents and team members to create exceptional experiences for all those who are part of our community.

We invite you to visit our campus and meet the leaders who inspire innovation in our community every day.

Brenden D. Garozzo MA, LNHA, CALA, RHP

Executive Director of Pines Village

Mr. Brenden Garozzo a seasoned professional in the senior living industry, possesses a wealth of experience and expertise that spans over two decades. Born and raised in Southern New Jersey, Mr. Garozzo’s unwavering dedication to serving the older adult community was kindled during his formative years, nurtured by his close relationship with his beloved grandparents. Following in his father’s footsteps, Mr. Garozzo embarked on a successful career in public service. After his father’s notable tenure as Mayor of their town, Mr. Garozzo assumed the role of Deputy Mayor in a neighboring municipality, where he continued to make significant contributions to his community for fifteen years.

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He holds both a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Business, with a specialization from Rowan University. In addition, he has attained an Associate‚Äôs degree in nursing. His commitment to excellence and continuous professional development led him to become a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and Certified Assisted Living Administrator in 1996. Since 2000, he has been sharing his expertise as an esteemed instructor for the New Jersey Assisted Living Administrator program.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Mr. Garozzo finds fulfillment in his role as a devoted father. In his leisure time, Mr. Garozzo indulges in various outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and golf, as well as nurturing his green thumb through gardening. He takes immense pleasure in working on his house and showcasing his culinary skills on his grill and new pizza oven.

Timothy Hirchak

DIRECTOR OF CULINARY SERVICES
thirchak@fellowshiplifeinc.org

Ron Zsoldos

DIRECTOR OF PLANT OPERATIONS
rzsoldos@fellowshiplifeinc.org

Colleen Sweeney

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING
csweeney@fellowshiplifeinc.org

Colleen Sweeney became Director of Sales and Marketing in October 2022. Colleen is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to help increase the census of the community. Colleen has held multiple roles throughout her career at The Pines. Joining the team in 2021 as a Move in Coordinator and then expanding her responsibilities to a sales role.

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Colleen has more than 25 years of experience working with older adults. She began her career in senior living in 1996 and has since had a passion for serving our older active adults.

She looks forward to this next journey and thoroughly enjoys meeting new people.