The Athena partners is led by founding partner, President and C.E.O., Lawrence G. Santilli. He believed in the overriding principle of “Protecting the Quality of Life,” while maintaining a business model of steady, deliberate growth. Nearly 35 years later, those principles hold true as Athena now operates a network of more than 40 skilled nursing and assisted living centers, and one active adult community, spanning three states.
Mr. Santilli is also a registered lobbyist with the state of Connecticut. He is widely respected for his financial expertise having extensive experience in the health care industry. His experience is often called upon to educate legislators on various long-term care and senior health issues. He serves as the President of the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities and a Board Member of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association.
Mr. Santilli leads a team of highly qualified professionals who bring a diverse background in management experience, covering all facets of health care and business management to the continuum. Their knowledge is deep, their approach creative and informed, and their expertise varied – including day-to-day operations, financial management, regulatory compliance, clinical care, public relations, marketing, and much more.