Mrs. Piscitelli joined The Pines at Davidson as Director of Nursing in June. She comes to The Pines from Aldersgate, where she served as the Director of Nursing for five years, and the joint roles of Director of Nursing and Director of Health Services/Nursing Home Administrator. She had 16 years of experience in various clinical leadership roles in senior services as Assistant Director of Nursing and RN MDS Coordinator. Before advancing into leadership, she worked in direct resident care as a Personal Care Assistant, and then as an LPN. Mrs. Piscitelli is a nursing graduate of SUNY Farmingdale and Excelsior College in New York. In 2019, she received her Infection Prevention Certification through the North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology. In 2021, she received the Excellence in Leadership Award, as presented by LeadingAge, North Carolina. In 2022, she received her Licensed Nursing Home Administrator’s license. Currently, she sits on the LeadingAge North Carolina Education Committee, where she has served in an advisory role since 2020.