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Staff Bios

Everyone at San Simeon by the Sound is committed to the comfort and well-being of our residents, adult day healthcare registrants, and guests. Our staff is comprised of seasoned veterans who bring decades of experience and understanding to every aspect of your experience at San Simeon.

Roy Bruno

Roy S. Bruno, LNHA


Roy Bruno comes to us with over 25 years’ experience in long-term care. He is a NYS Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, holding a BA in Health Care Management, and is a member of Intercounty Healthcare Facilities, Leading Age, and the Health Association of New York State (HANYS). He has worked in this capacity at several skilled nursing facilities on Long Island, bringing years of experience to San Simeon. Undoubtedly, his experience and commitment to excellent patient care will add to the ongoing high quality of care San Simeon provides to its residents, patients, and their family members.

Christine Riley

Christine Riley, RN

Director of Adult Daycare/Acting Director of Nursing

Christine Riley joined San Simeon by the Sound in June of 2016 as the Director of Adult Daycare as well as Assistant Director of Nursing for the skilled nursing facility.

A registered nurse with over 30 years experience in psychiatric nursing and long-term care, Riley began her nursing career as an LPN then later became an RN. Proving quickly to be a valued member of the staff, Riley has many certifications including CPR, IV, TPN and ventilators.

This dedicated nurse comes to work every day with a smile on her face because she loves what she does. She has learned through her nursing career that you have to be a caring and a compassionate person to work with the elderly – and it shows in her daily interactions with the San Simeon community.

Riley resides on the south shore of Long Island in Oakdale with her son.

Amy Giangregorio

Amy Giangregorio

Chief Financial Officer

Amy Giangregorio came to San Simeon by the Sound in early 2016 after 25 years working in other healthcare and not-for-profit businesses throughout Long Island. Before joining the San Simeon family, she served as the controller at a life-care community in Port Washington, N.Y., where she became well-versed in the business end of long-term care.

At the conclusion of 2015, Giangregorio was offered the position of Chief Financial Officer at San Simeon. In the year and a half that she has been with the North Fork facility, Giangregorio has streamlined the finance department and increased efficiencies that have both saved money and improved workflow. She is also responsible for accounting functions, payroll and human resources.

Pamela Dean

Pamela Dean

Director of Admissions

Pamela Dean joined the San Simeon by the Sound family in June of 2014 as the Director of Admissions.

Receiving her bachelor’s degree in gerontology from Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Dean now boasts over 20 years experience in a healthcare setting. She was previously employed as the Director of Admissions at Riverhead Care Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation and Avalon Gardens Health & Rehabilitation Center.

A valued and versatile member of the staff, Dean has received training as a Patient Advocate and is also DOH Screen certified. Showcasing her commitment to the San Simeon community, she is involved in fundraising and is a member of the Development Committee.

When not spending time with her husband, three children, and her dog, this Smith Point resident enjoys assisting people in the local community.

Lata Agnihotri

Lata Agnihotri, LMSW

Director of Social Services

Lata Agnihotri has joined San Simeon by the Sound in January of 2020 as the Director of Social Work.

Lata has worked as a Director of Social Work in the field of Healthcare for over 20 years and has been involved at every level from psychotherapy and psychiatric hospitals to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult daycare. So, it’s safe to say that there aren’t too many situations she hasn’t helped people deal with. “I’m so fortunate to have such a diverse background. We’re here for our residents through every stage of their treatment, from welcoming them to San Simeon and getting them settled in, to preparing them for discharge. And thanks to my background, when I’m putting a family member or a resident at ease about almost anything, I can tell them that it’s something we’ve done before and not to worry and that makes us both feel great.”

Lata earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work, which she obtained from Stony Brook University and is licensed by New York State. Lata has strong leadership skills and takes her job seriously in assuring that an individual receives the quality of care they deserve and supports the residents through every stage of treatment.

Eileen Ludrosky

Eileen Ludrosky, MSRD

Registered Dietitian

Eileen Ludrosky has been working in the healthcare field for over thirty years.

She began her career in the nursing home industry, working in laundry and housekeeping. She then completed the Certified Nurse Assistant training program at BOCES in 1994. Eileen received her Associates of Applied Science degree in Dietetics at Suffolk County Community College and went on to become a Registered Dietetic Technician (DTR) in 2006. She worked as a School Food Service Manager with Aramark at William Floyd School District for 3 years. Eileen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Nyack School of Business (2011) and a second Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition, as well as a Minor in Dance, from Queens College (2014). While working as a Senior Nutritionist with Cornell Cooperative Extension, earned her Master of Science in Nutrition degree at Stony Brook University (2017).

Eileen loves working as a Clinical Dietitian and believes that you should always show kindness because you never know what someone else is going through. She loves to spend time with her husband, children and grandchildren, and participating in church activities. She has a strong faith and believes that you can trust God because he really cares.

Jean Hughes

Jean Hughes

Food Service Director

Jean Hughes has been the Director of Food Service since December 2019. Prior to her taking on this challenging role, Jean worked her way through the Dietary Department working as a Dietary Aide, Cook, Lead Dietary Aide, to her current role through a career spanning over 22 years.

Hughes is currently completing her Dietary Manager (CDM) and Food Protection Professional Certification (CFPP). She obtained her Food Managers Certificate in 2000 and Serv Safe Certification in 2013. She is also a long time member of the ANFP (Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals).

Having been raised in Greenport, Hughes is especially committed to our local community and ensuring San Simeon’s residents receive the best meal experience possible. Her mantra with her staff is “do the right thing” to motivate her staff to understand the importance of performing one’s work properly and thoroughly and the positive impact that has on the outcome produced.

When not serving our residents, Jean loves working in her garden, growing vegetables and flowers, and especially enjoys spending quality time with her granddaughter.

Hughes resides in East Marion with her family.

Dorothy Beatty

Dorothy Beatty, PT, DPT

Rehabilitation Director

Dorothy Beatty began at San Simeon by the Sound as a Physical Therapist and became Rehabilitation Director in 2018. She has worked in variety of practice settings including the acute care hospital, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient before transitioning to skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation and long-term care. Dorothy holds her Bachelor of Arts from Penn State University and Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a licensed Physical Therapist with New York State and the Commonwealth of Virginia. A local resident, Dorothy takes pride in providing needed rehabilitative services to the North Fork.

Samantha Vacey

Samantha Vacey, CTRS

Director of Recreation

Samantha Vacey joined the management team at San Simeon by the Sound as the Director of Recreation in March of 2021. She comes to San Simeon with several years experience in short-term rehabilitation and long-term care settings.  Prior to that time, she served residents as a volunteer in a local nursing and rehabilitation facility. A graduate of St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation in 2016, she acquired her NCTRC certification, qualifying her as a certified therapeutic recreation specialist.