Meet
our team

Our complete team includes many caring individuals who share their talents and passion for senior care every day including our thorough & caring intake staff, business office staff, dedicated nurses, CNAs and therapists, a creative activities staff, housekeeping, dietary and maintenance staff, many wonderful volunteers, and others.

Executive Director Noreen Zaio at Fair Oaks Health Care Center in Crystal Lake, Illinois

Noreen Zaio
Executive Director

Noreen Zaio started as an licensed practical nurse (LPN) in 1983 and worked in many healthcare settings until 2011 when she pursued her Nursing Home Administrators' license in Illinois. She has been an Executive Director in senior living since 2012.

Noreen says her motivation is the joy and satisfaction she receives in caring for all people and making a difference in the lives of others.

Noreen has 4 grown children and two grandkids.  She enjoys spending time with family and likes to make jewelry, read or watch TV.

Dr. John O’Connell, DO
Medical Director 

Joseph Escobar
Nurse Practitioner

Cari Ison
Director of Nursing

Steve Sauerland
Rehab Therapy Manager

Chrissy Blair-Ribar
Admissions & Marketing Coordinator

Lori Tapaninen
Business Officer Manager

Angela Lawrence, RN
Assistant Director Of Nursing 

Christine Rossa
Activities Director 

Tiffany Schnulle-Madl
 Director of Nursing

Peter Russo
Maintenance Director 

Patty DeShane
Human Resources 

Robin Goritz
Social Services Director 

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