Meet Our Team

The Jewish Association on Aging has a highly committed, dedicated staff and leadership team who share cultural values and a common passion for helping seniors live full, purposeful lives.

Senior Executives

Deborah Winn-Horvitz


Deborah Winn-Horvitz, MS, President & Chief Executive Officer

Contact: Jen McCay, Executive Assistant to the CEO 

412-521-1094 |




Mary Anne Foley


Mary Anne Foley, RN, MSN, Chief Operating Officer
412-422-5700 x 1375 |





Jay Sukernek


Jay Sukernek, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
412-521-8654 | 






Beverly Brinn, MBA, Director of Development and Community Engagement
412-521-1975 |

Amy Dukes, CAEd, CADDCT, Director of Memory Care Operations
412-521-8295 |

Rick Franks, Security Manager

412-521-1976 |

Nadine Kruman, MSW, LSW, Care Navigator
412-420-4000 x 2252 |

Tinsy Labrie, MS, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
412-586-3290 |

Abby Miles, MHA, Manager of Business Analytics
412-586-3353 |

Rabbi Eli Seidman, Rabbinical Ordination, Director of Pastoral Care
412-521-1685 |

Linda Simmeth, PHR, HRCI, Senior Director of Human Resources
412-521-6021 |

Trent Wilburn, Director of Business Development
412-889-1678 |

Residential Services

AHAVA Memory Care Residence

Mindy Dean, Administrator

412-521-8299 |

Charles Morris Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Phil Ricci, MOT, OTRL, BHS, NHA, Administrator
412-521-1689 |

Kris Cyr, Director of Nursing
412-927-9217 |

Liz Checkle, Coordinator of Admissions
412-521-1174 |

Nicole Morgan, Director of Social Services
412-521-4191 |

Cindy Pace, Clinical Liaison/Admissions
412-377-9594 |

Sharyn Rubin, MEd, Director of Resident & Community Services
412-521-1171 |

Harry &  Jeanette Weinberg Terrace

Rena Becker, MHA, NHA, Executive Director 
412-420-3341 |

The Residence at Weinberg Village

Pearl Averbach, MSW, LCSW, PCHA, Executive Director 
412-521-8988 |

Home and Community Services

Dale Thomas, RN, BSN, Director of Professional Services, JAA Home Health
412-586-3249 x 2588 |

Fraida Estrin, Coordinator, Mollie’s Meals
412-421-7616 |

Kelie Schneider,  Manager, Adult Day/Night Services and Anathan Club
412-422-9454 |

Stacey Tabanli, RN, Director of Professional Services, Sivitz Jewish Hospice
412-422-5700 |

Board of Directors


Andrew Stewart, Chair

Lynette Lederman, Vice Chair

Mike Levin, Treasurer

John Katz, Secretary

Steve Halpern, Assistant Secretary

Mitchell Pakler, Immediate Past Chair

Deborah Winn-Horvitz, JAA President & CEO

Board Members

James B. Brown

Norman Childs

Elizabeth Chow, M.D.

Gary Cozen

Janice Faller Schermer

Karen Wolk Feinstein, Ph.D.

Jack Friedman

Daphna Gans, Ph.D.

Paula Garret

H. Arnold Gefsky, Esq.

Ted Goldberg

William Goldfarb, M.D.

John Katz

Sue Berman Kress

Philip Lehman, Ph.D.

Michael Lowenstein

Lloyd Myers

Pearl Moore

Elliott Oshry

Lou Plung

Charles Porter

Todd Rosenfeld, CFP

Barry Roth

Joanne Simon

Howard Sniderman

E.J. Strassburger

Judith Tobe

Katie Whitlatch