Key Leadership

Paul Liistro

Paul T. Liistro

Managing Partner/Administrator
Vernon Manor Health Care Center
Manchester Manor Health Center
Arbors of Hop Brook Limited Partnership

Paul T. Liistro is Managing Partner of Vernon Manor Health Center in Vernon, CT; Manchester Manor Health Center in Manchester, CT; and Arbors of Hop Brook Continuing Care Retirement Community in Manchester, CT.

As a senior business executive with extensive long-term care and senior care services experience, Mr. Liistro serves in leadership roles within several leading health care industry organizations. Mr. Liistro is Chair, Board of Directors for Qualidigm, Quality Improvement Organization for Connecticut; Representative at-large, Board of Governors for the American Health Care Association (AHCA) based in Washington, D.C.; and is a member of the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Board of Directors for HealthCap Liability Insurance Company. He is also immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities (CAHCF; 2010-2014) as well as a member of the Advisory Committee for the Health Care and Insurance departments of UCONN. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA), the Association of Long-Term Care Financial Managers (ALTCFM) and the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC).

Prior to his role at Arbors, Mr. Liistro held marketing and product manager positions at General Mills and General Foods (now Kraft Foods). His early career also included a position within the accounting and audit department at Price Waterhouse and Co.

Mr. Liistro earned his B.A. in Economics from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME and obtained his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kristi DoughertyKristi C. Dougherty, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.M., M.B.A.

Director of Nursing, Vernon Manor Health Care Center

Kristi C. Dougherty R.N., B.S.N., M.S.M., M.B.A. is the Administrator at Vernon Manor Health Care Center. Dougherty is a dedicated Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience in providing quality resident-centered care in both assisted living and long-term care settings. Prior to her role as Administrator at Vernon Manor, Dougherty was Director of Nursing at Vernon Manor for seven years.

Prior to her experience at Vernon Manor, Dougherty held positions as Director of Nursing for a variety of Health Centers across Connecticut, most recently at WILLCARE Patient’s Choice Home Health Agency and Brookdale Senior Living.

Dougherty’s early career included a position at Trinity Health Care as a supervisor and MDS clinical coordinator. Dougherty earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland and continued her education at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT where she obtained her Masters of Science in Management (MSM) and a Master’s of Science in Business Administration (MBA).