HumanKindness & Wellness for Life takes a team with compassion.
A wise observer said, “It’s not what you are, it’s who you are that matters most.”
The team atThe Courvilles leads with their hearts. Healthcare is not just about insurance and facilities, it’s about care and concern. It’s about knowledge and experience. It makes people think before they act, and then act with genuineness and character that becomes evident with their first words.
We are a proud group. Better still, we are a kind group. We are skilled providers and performers. We know our science and the personal attributes that extend a hand and a heart when needed. We share our philosophy of continuity of care to all residents and our staff. Everyone understands what makes us stand out.
Here’s part of the team that makes that all happen:
Richard Courville President/CEO
Richard “Dick” Courville has over 50 years of experience in developing and operating senior living facilities. His underlying belief is that the values of quality, innovation and service excellence provide the foundation of his work. He has served as a member of the NH Health Care Association Board of Directors and is a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is a graduate of the University of New England, earning a degree in economics, and holds an Administration Certificate from the University of New Hampshire.
Ryan Courville Vice President
Ryan joins The Courvilles as Vice President bringing expertise in healthcare, finance, and information technology. He is a graduate of Furman University and holds an MBA from Wake Forest University. Ryan will lead the administrative and daily operations of the company and ensure our commitment to care and customer service continues for the next generation.
Jennifer Pinard RN, General Manager, The Courville at Bedford-Carlyle
Jen joined the team as the Resident Care Coordinator at The Courville at Nashua-Aynsley in 2008. She switched roles during the summer of 2014, after being named Director of Admissions for The Courville at Manchester and The Courville at Bedford-Carlyle. She received her nursing degree from Rivier College in 2004. Jen lives in Hudson with her husband and son. She enjoys working in the yard, camping and trying out new restaurants; she says she and her husband are food critics in the making.
Alyssa Rifkin General Manager, The Courville at Nashua
After eight years as the Executive Director at Courville–Bedford, Alyssa is now the General Manager at The Courville at Nashua. She started working for her family-owned Level IV nursing home in Massachusetts before she could drive a car. Alyssa holds a bachelor’s degree from Plymouth State University. Everyone says that her smile is her calling card.
Corrin Foley General Manager, The Courville at Nashua-Aynsley
Corrin brings years of experience and kindness to the Courvilles. She has been a triage nurse, a unit manager, and has served as a hospice clinical liaison. She comes to The Courvilles from Bedford Falls, where she was memory care director. She is a graduate of St. Joseph's School of Nursing, and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner™ (CDP). Corrin has a nine-year-old daughter, and both of them are avid outdoor people.
Rich Leboeuf General Manager, The Courville at Manchester
Rich Leboeuf has over thirty years of healthcare experience and with over twenty of those years particularly in long term care. Rich has a Master’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts and is licensed to teach secondary health care. He is a former board member of the New Hampshire Health Care Association, has been recognized twice with the CEO Roundtable Award while working at a large national nursing home company. Rich is active in community sports in Dracut, MA where he lives with his wife and three children.
Brunilda Rijo Admissions Coordinator Brunilda (Brunny) brings twenty-five years in healthcare management experience with her. She graduated from Cambridge College in 2010 with an MBA. She comes to The Couvilles after twelve years with the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center as the Manager for the Community Support Services Department. Brunilda has three children. She and her family currently reside in Methuen MA.
Tracie Buckley Admissions Coordinator, who came to The Courvilles as an LNA. She is versatile and energetic, she has been an activities assistant and scheduling coordinator as well as our social services assistant. Tracie also has two grown children working with her at The Courvilles.
More friendly faces you will encounter at The Courvilles:
Ann Marie Plourde RN, Director of Health and Wellness, has specialized in Rehab Nursing and Geriatrics over 17 years as Staff Development, Infection Control Nursing and Director of Nursing. She Joined the Courville Family Dec 2, 2019 as Director of Health and Wellness. Her career and passion focuses on approaching all care as a “Job of Service." She and her staff apply the “Positive Approach to Care”, as a Dementia Care specialist. Ann Marie lives in Sandown, NH. A proud mom of three wonderful adult children.
Monique manages Resident Relations, is closing in on 40 years of service at The Courvilles. Starting as an LNA, she has moved on to serve in every department and on every shift. Now she manages our residents relations with her warm personality and bright professionalism.
Carmita, born on the Caribbean nation of Haiti, started working as an LPN at The Courvilles in 2014. Shortly thereafter, she received her RN from NH Technical College. Today, Carmita works at Courville at Bedford - Carlyle. Always quick with a genuine and warm smile, Carmita proudly mentions that the organization of caregiving and associate teamwork are outstanding at The Courvilles. She's also proud that the environment is so welcoming that it's easy to help new residents transition into the community. "The rooms and furnishings are so pleasant."
Reggie is the Director of Culinary Services. He started with us as a utility worker and has parlayed his passion for cooking into being a dietary aide, then a cook, on to head baker, then a stint as dining room manager and, ultimately, to being the Director of Culinary Services. He has a robust sense of humor and speaks fluent French.
Overall, “longevity” is a word that describes the long tenure of service of many of our staff. They stay with The Courvilles because of the professional and friendly environment that lets them flourish.