Meet our team.

Kevin Moshier

Kevin Moshier

Executive Director

Kevin is a graduate of Niagara University with a Bachelor of Science degree and has a master’s degree in social work from Syracuse University. He is a licensed nursing home administrator and licensed clinical social worker in the state of Connecticut, and has been in long-term care administration since 2001. In accordance with the management agreement with Life Care Services, he is an employee of Life Care Services. Kevin has been the Executive Director at Pomperaug Woods since 2002.

Vicki Gyba

Vicki Gyba

Director of Executive Services

Vicki has been at Pomperaug Woods since 1994. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science from the School of Family Studies. She was the Health Center social services director for 19 years until she transitioned to become the Director of Executive Services in 2013. In this role, Vicki oversees the Environmental Services and Reception departments, and acts as the liaison between the residents and Pomperaug Woods’ administration.

Lana Smolitsky

Lana Smolitsky

Finance Director

Lana earned a Bachelor of Science in economics and accounting from the Belarus Trade and Economic University. She worked at various health care and continuing care retirement communities in Stamford and Fairfield, before being offered a position at Pomperaug Woods in November 2005.

Maureen Gwazda

Maureen Gwazda

Resident Health Services Director

Maureen joined Pomperaug Woods in January 2015. Maureen is a registered nurse and registered respiratory therapist with a background in ICU and emergency care. She has been working with seniors since she was 16 years old in the admitting office at Waterbury Hospital. Maureen has been a Director of Assisted Living for the last 8 years.

Susan Ronalter

Susan Ronalter

Health Center, Director of Nursing

Sue is the Director of Nursing in our 37-bed Skilled Nursing unit. She has been at Pomperaug Woods since the late 1990s, and has been in the role of DON since 2006. She has an Associate of Science degree in mental health from Mattatuck Community College in Waterbury, and an Associate of Science degree in nursing from Excelsior College in New York. Sue has 15 years of experience in acute care nursing, and 22 years in post-acute care, long-term care, and geriatrics.

Lisa Huebenthanl

Lisa Huebenthanl

Community Life Services Director

Lisa joined Pomperaug Woods in 2001 to teach a six-week art course to the residents, and loved it so much that she never left! Lisa earned a degree in art education from Southern Connecticut State University. She had an integral role in creating the only senior juried art show in the state of Connecticut, which is hosted and run by Pomperaug Woods. This major state event is now in its 9th year. Lisa took over the position of Community Life Services Director in 2013.