Community Management

Michael McPartlon

Michael has worked at Kingsway Community for over 27 years and is a second generation owner/operator, having taken over the leadership of the organization from his father, Dr. J. Peter McPartlon, the company’s founder. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Hobart College, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Union College, and is a New York State Licensed Administrator. 

“Each day I am amazed at the kindness, dignity, and respect shown by our staff to all of our residents. I am proud to lead such a great team."

A lifelong Niskayuna resident, Michael is on the Board of Directors of the Heritage Home for Women, Parkview Cemetery, and is Chair of the Board of the New York State Health Facilities Association.

When Michael is not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, golfing, and relaxing with his family in the Adirondacks.

Lorraine Hobart
Director of Human Resources

After graduating from SUNY Potsdam with a B.A. in Human Resources Management and Business Economics, Lorraine has dedicated 21 years to the human resources field. As a dedicated resident of the Capital District, Lorraine is a member of SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management), NAPW (National Association of Professional Women), CRRN (Capital Region Recruiter's Network), NENYHCR (Northeastern New York Association of Healthcare Recruiters) and CRHRA (Capital Region Human Resources Association).

She has been part of the Kingsway family since April 2011 and values the hard work and dedication each staff member puts in every day to make sure our residents receive the best care available.

Patrick McPartlon
Director of Finance

Since joining Kingsway Community in 2011, Patrick has found continued fulfillment in managing and reporting on its systems of accounting and finance. As the head of the Finance Department, he is proud to oversee a team of professionals dedicated to providing excellent customer service to the residents and staff of Kingsway.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Babson College and enjoys volunteering his time as a Board Member for the Joan Nicole Prince Home as well as the Town of Niskayuna ZBA.

Sherry Wall
Accounts Manager

The personable Accounts Manager for Kingsway Community, Sherry Wall has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has been part of the Kingsway family since 2005. Sherry is the primary contact for any and all accounts across the Kingsway campus and a point person for residents and families to ask and receive prompt answers to their financial questions.

Rob Doig
Director of Dining Services

Much of the success of the dining program at Kingsway Community is thanks, in large part, to Rob Doig. After joining the Kingsway family back in 1980, Rob has been the Director of Dining Services for the entire campus for 34 years.

He has an Associate in Applied Sciences degree in Culinary Arts from SUNY Cobleskill and has enjoyed serving healthy and tasteful creations to the residents of Kingsway Community.

Donna Brake
Director of Sales & Marketing

Donna has 25 years of experience in creating, implementing and improving sales, marketing and operational processes throughout the health care industry. She feels fortunate to have a career focused on maintaining the integrity and respect for aging seniors. She is proud to bring her experience and passion to Kingsway Community and to work with a team dedicated to providing the finest continuum of care for seniors in the Capital Region.

A Schenectady Kiwanis member, Donna holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Todd Markle
Director of Environmental Services

As Director of Environmental Services, Todd oversees the entire maintenance, laundry and housekeeping staffs for the Kingsway Community campus. He started his career at Kingsway in 1997 and has been the Director since 2000.

Todd holds an Associate’s Degree from Bryant and Stratton and heads up the Kingsway Safety Committee when he is not overseeing campus construction and renovation.

Mark Licata
Director of Information Technology

As Information Technologies Director for Kingsway Community, Mark is responsible for managing computers, telecommunications and other areas of technology for the campus. During his 30 years as part of the Kingsway family, Mark has played a vital role in designing, installing and running the extensive technology infrastructure.

A graduate of SUNY Potsdam and Siena College, technology has been a lifelong passion for Mark, having worked in the field since high school.

Dominick Crisafulli
Transportation Director

Dominick is the man that makes Kingsway Community go. Literally! As Transportation Director, Dominick is in charge of the scheduling, maintenance, and driving for all of Kingsway Community. His staff transports the residents of Kingsway to various points throughout the Capital District for doctor’s appointments, social outings and events.

Prior to Kingsway, Dominick spent over 30 years working at Freihofer’s Bakery. He considers himself very lucky to be a person that looks forward to coming to work every day and assisting the wonderful residents of Kingsway Community.

Renee Markle
Director of Resident Engagement

Renee “RJ” Markle has over 20 years of experience working with older adults and she appreciates that every Kingsway Community resident has something to contribute – whether it’s a musical ability, a passion for art, a penchant for puzzles or good conversation.  Renee’s focus is developing rich and diverse engagement programming so each resident is provided with ways to preserve wellness, strengthen the body, reduce stress, stimulate the mind and enjoy life.  “I started working with seniors because I loved spending time with my grandparents when I was younger and thought it would be wonderful to spend time with grandparents all the time, even if they weren’t my own.”