Anne Doyle, MBA, President of Lasell Village
Anne Doyle is the President of Lasell Village and a Vice President of Lasell University. Anne brings over thirty years of management experience to the field of aging and health care. She has served in leadership roles in health systems, the public sector, the insurance industry, consulting, and with a healthcare technology start-up. She is nationally recognized as a change agent in organizations committed to designing innovative programs and services for living well and is a frequent speaker. In November 2020, for the second year in a row, the Village was named as one of the Top 100 Women-led businesses in Massachusetts by The Commonwealth Institute and The Boston Globe.
Anne has an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, and was a Fulbright scholar in Sweden where her passion for thinking differently about aging began. Anne serves on several national and state-level Boards of Directors, and is an avid cyclist and fundraiser for health care and climate causes.
John Dixon, PhD, Director of Education
John optimizes Lasell Village’s relationship with Lasell University to ensure courses offered at the Village are intriguing, challenging and interesting. John appreciates that education is at the heart of Lasell Village. He obtained a BS in ceramic and materials engineering and a BA in history from Clemson University, and holds a PhD in American civilization from Harvard University. John brings a range of educational experience as a teaching fellow, an educational website designer and an academic director.
Cheryl Sacks, Director of Marketing and Sales
Ben Bailey, Director of Facilities
Ben brings over 25 years of experience in facility management at senior living communities. His responsibilities range from overseeing daily building upkeep to managing all capital projects and renovations. Ben and his team keep our community safe, secure, up to date and comfortable for all our residents and staff. Ben’s hand is in all we do at Lasell Village, from keeping our hallways appropriately lit, to managing major construction projects and even installing solar panels to keep Lasell Village’s commitment to conserving energy. Ben is a graduate of UMass Boston with a bachelor’s degree in History.
Robin Scully, RN, MS, Wellness Center Director
Robin is a Registered Nurse with more than 20 years of experience working with seniors. She has been at Lasell since the opening in 2000 and is responsible for the operation of the Wellness Center, which serves the community 7 days a week for both day-to-day needs and emergency situations. Robin oversees the supervision of the Lasell Studios, a 9-apartment supported living center serving residents with cognitive and physical impairments who require 24-hour supervision. Robin holds degrees from Bridgewater State in communication, an RN degree from Brockton Hospital School of Nursing, and a Master’s of Science degree from Lasell University. Robin received the McHugh Award for Leadership from LeadingAge in 2016.
Armando Lopez, Executive Chef
Alessandro Vianello, Director of Finance and Operations
Alessandro Vianello brings Fortune 10 and government experience as well as an international background and a small cap investing perspective to Lasell Village.
Alessandro earned his M.S. in Finance at with Distinction from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University and an undergraduate degree in Economics and Business from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy.
A native of Venice, Alessandro is married with two children and resides in Brookline, MA. He enjoys cooking and has an extensive knowledge of Italian wines. Alessandro is a founding member of Italian Professionals in Boston (PIB) which has grown to over 1,400 members. You can also find him on the soccer field, coaching Brookline Youth Soccer.
Board of Trustees
Margery Silver, Chair
Lasell Village Resident Trustee
Jeffrey Simon, Vice Chair
Senior Principal, Stantec (retired)
Jeffrey Augustine, Treasurer
Principal, Augustine Financial Solutions LLC
Susan Hass, Clerk
Professor, Simmons College School of Business (retired)
Attorney, Co-Chair Health Care Transactions Group, Mintz Levin
Lasell Village Resident Trustee
CEO, NEADS (National Education for Assistance Dog Services)
Partner, Cedar Capital Consulting, LLC
Julie Gallagher, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Division of Palliative Care
Nkem Okeke, M.D.
Laurie Samuels Pascal
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Principal Emeritus, TFC Financial Management Company
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (retired)
Ex Officio Members
President, Lasell University
President, Lasell Village
Chair, Lasell University Board of Trustees
Basil Stewart, Assistant Treasurer
VP for Administration and Finance; CFO, Lasell University
Nancy Snow, Assistant Clerk
Executive Assistant, Lasell Village
Chair, Lasell Village Resident Advisory Council
Director, Rosemary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies, Lasell University