Mary-Margaret Mandel joined Orchard House as Executive Director in January 2019. Mary-Margaret has many years of experience working with aging adults, care-givers, and family members. Before joining Orchard House, Mary-Margaret was the Director of Residence Services at the Mary Wade Home in New Haven, CT. As Director, Mary-Margaret was responsible for overall leadership and for building partnerships within the community.
Previously, Mary-Margaret served as a Quality Assurance Director of United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Connecticut in Wallingford, and held the same title at ARC of Greater New Haven in Hamden. She also served as Resident Services Coordinator of the Housing Authority of New Haven. Mary-Margaret holds a Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.