Leadership Team

The leadership team at WRC Senior Services is made up of a diverse, talented group of individuals, who use their skills, passion and enthusiasm to guide WRC in its strategic direction to be the best place to live for our residents, the best place to work for our caring staff and financially sound. Take a moment to get to know us.

Corporate Office

Barbara SepichBarbara Sepich
President-CEO
Barbara has a master’s degree in public management from Carnegie Mellon University. She has over 30 years of experience in health care and is a licensed nursing home administrator and certified personal care home administrator and assisted living administrator.

 

Gene Miller, CFOGene Miller
CFO
Gene is a certified public accountant with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Robert Morris University. He has over 15 years of experience working in healthcare and has his own accounting firm in Punxsutawney.

 

Marge ClarkMarge Clark
Senior Director of Post Acute Services

Marge is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in nursing from Walden University. She has over 25 years of experience in long term care and has worked at WRC since 2006.

 

Jo RickardJo Rickard
Corporate Compliance Officer
Jo is a registered nurse, who joined WRC Senior Services in 2014. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Clarion University and has over 30 years of experience in health care.

 

Doug Wright
Director of Administrative Services
Doug earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Clarion University.  He is also a Nursing Home Administrator and Personal Care Home Administrator. He has over 25 years of expierence in the Long-term Care Industry for 25 years.

 

Kristen Bickle 
Administrative Coordinator
Kristin joined WRC Senior Services in 2012 and has an Associate Degree in Specialized Business as an Executive Assistant from the DuBois Business College. Kristen is also a certified notary.

 

WRC Communities

Julie SwongerJulie Swonger
Director of Home & Community Based Services
Julie has worked at WRC for over 30 years. She oversees three WRC service lines within In Home Solutions – Home Care, Home Health and Hospice. She is a certified Integrated Chronic Care Specialist and certified personal care home administrator.

 

Becky ParkBecky Park
Housing Manager of North Fork Heights and The Villages at Laurelbrooke and at Ridgmont
Becky joined WRC Senior Services in 1992 as an administrative assistant. She worked in various positions at the business office before becoming a Housing Manager.

 

Faith O’Brien
Administrator of Highland Oaks
Faith has a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Robert Morris University. She became a certified personal care home administrator in 2014. Faith previously worked for 15 years as the Patient Account Manager at Laurel Eye Clinic.

 

Jesse Baker
Administrator of Ridgmont
Jesse attended DuBois Business College and received an Associates Degree in Specialized Business as well as being an LPN. He has been a certified Personal Care Home Administrator since April. Jesse has many years experience in long term care and personal care.

 

Christine Nichols
Director/Sales Counselor of The Laurels and the Villas at Water Run
Christine served as Multi-Media Advertising Executive before coming to the Laurels. A native of Clarion County, Christine earned an Associate of Arts Degree from the Art Institute/Fashion Institute of Pittsburgh.

 

Melissa Polito
Administrator of McKinley Health Center
Melissa has a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Kaplan University in Chicago, IL. She previously worked at Clarion Hospital as the Director of Quality and Accreditation and as the Quality Manager/ Patient Safety Officer.

 

Ashley Buzard, LPN PCHA
Administrator of Edgewood Heights
Ashley has worked in various roles at WRC in her 10 years here, including LPN Resident Care Coordinator, LPN Charge Nurse, and Administrator of Laurelbrooke Personal Care before taking her current role as Administrator in 2018.

 

Sherri Reno
Administrator of Laurelbrooke Personal Care
Sherri has been the Administrator of two other personal care homes, and has been an Assistant Director of Nursing. Sherri also has a Personal Care Home Certification