Peter Eimer is the Chief Executive Officer of the Brothers of Mercy campus. His career began at the Brothers of Mercy in 2001 as the Foundation Director. In 2003 he also took on the management of the finances of the Brothers Congregation. In 2010 he was named Chief Operating Officer of all the campus facilities and in 2016 was named Chief Executive Officer, becoming the first layperson to be named to that position.
Mr. Eimer has an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BS from Canisius College. He is a Certified Public Accountant and began his career with KPMG. Following his work with KPMG, he worked as a Vice-President at Goldome, KeyCorp and M&T Bank and has 16 years of experience in banking.
Joe Widmer is the Chief Financial Officer of the Brothers of Mercy campus. He came to the Brothers of Mercy organization in 2015 as the Director of Finance for the Nursing Home. Joe brings over 40 years of health care experience in accounting and auditing to the BOM campus.
A Certified Public Accountant and graduate of Canisius College, Joe began his career as an auditor for a major insurance company. He worked as a long term healthcare consultant for Ernst and Young, LLP for 5 years before moving on to becoming the reimbursement manager and eventual CFO for a large proprietary nursing home chain in WNY. In addition to his accounting and finance skills, Joe has extensive knowledge and experience in third party revenue and reimbursement maximization in the health care field.
Nancy Gugino is the Executive Director of the Brothers of Mercy Foundation. Nancy began her career with the Brothers of Mercy in 2013 as the Administrator of the Senior Apartments. In 2015, she was asked to assume the role of Executive Director of the Foundation. In the first nine months as Director, she obtained a major gift from Russell J. Salvatore which was used to build a brand new outpatient rehabilitation clinic on the Brothers of Mercy Campus.
In addition to her foundation responsibilities, in the Fall of 2016, Nancy took on the role as Campus Business Development Director and in 2017 will be spearheading a Capital Campaign for campus improvements and growth. Nancy is a graduate of Cardinal O’Hara H.S. and Canisius College.
Mindee McDonald is the administrator of the Brothers of Mercy Sacred Heart Home. A dedicated employee for over 20 years, Mindee started in dining services when she was only 16 years old. At 18, she became a PCA, and later earned a degree in nursing at The University at Buffalo. After graduation in 2004, she became a staff nurse, and in 2006 was promoted to the Director of Nursing. In 2010 she became the Assistant Administrator and in 2019 was promoted to Administrator.
Mindee likes the fact that the entire campus is family oriented and focused on the quality of life for the residents, no matter which building. Quality of life is “job” one for the residents and their family.
Mary Baty is the administrator of the Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments. Mary focuses on contributing to the betterment of life for seniors. Her experience with activities, sales, operations and administration are all centered on providing an enriching, safe and welcoming environment for the residents of Brothers of Mercy Independent Senior Apartments
Her volunteer work with WNY Heroes, a local Veteran’s outreach organization, has taught her the importance of recognizing that everyone has a unique life story. Hearing residents share their stories is her greatest reward.
Valerie Kane is the administrator at Montabaur Heights. Valerie began her career at the Brothers of Mercy in 1986 as Director of Food Services, and through the years has also worked at the Sacred Heart Home and Rehabilitation Center. She brings and extensive set of skills to her current position.
A graduate of Buffalo State College, Valerie started her career at age 16 serving seniors at Beechwood residence, and has served senior citizens and worked in the health care industry her entire career. Valerie received the Top 50 Healthcare service award 2014.
Bob Zotara is the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Brothers of Mercy. His responsibilities include all internal and external communications including print media creative, design and layout, radio and television coordination, web design, video production, media buying, press releases and campus branding.
A graduate of Canisius College, Bob started his BOM career in 2016 after 30 years of being the owner and creative force behind The PMA Group – a full service advertising and marketing agency in Amherst. He was also a partner in a dental marketing growth consulting company.