Meet Our Team

Senior Leadership

Devon Cormier,  President

Devon joined Penacook Place in August 2023. She serves as the President and Administrator for the community and is responsible for daily operations, strategic planning, and business development. Prior to joining Penacook, she held the role of Executive Director at skilled nursing faculties in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Interestingly, Devon completed her Administrator in Training, or AIT, at Penacook Place as part of his three-month internship curriculum. before becoming a licensed nursing home administrator, or LNHA. Since then, he became a licensed nursing home administrator, she completed her

She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, Massachusetts, and her undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire.

Vanessa Bretton, Director of Nursing

judy riopelleJudy Riopelle, Director of Mission Integration
Judy is Penacook Place’s very first Director of Mission Integration. Most recently, she served as Director of Faith Formation for St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dracut, Mass. She earned her Master of Arts in Ministry from St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, Mass. and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Salem State College in Salem, Mass. In addition, Judy is a Certified Spiritual Director and Certified Pastoral Associate. She resides in Methuen.


Board of Directors

Thomas Mortimer, Chair
William Klueber, Treasurer
Janis Cordischi, Member
Very Rev. John W. Delaney, V.F., Member
Atty. Caitlin Masys, Member
John Sarro, Member
Gregory Shaw, Member


Medical Team

Dr. J. Someswaranthanan, Medical Director

Reasons to Choose Penacook Place

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