John P. Mastacciuola has been appointed executive director of Fountaingate Gardens, Gurwin Healthcare System said Friday.
Gurwin’s new 129-apartment luxury Independent Living Community is located on a 36-acre Commack campus. He manages all day-to-day operations for the senior living Life Plan Community, which is designed for active adults age 62 and older.
Before joining Fountaingate Gardens, Mastacciuola served as regional director of operations at Unidine, part of the Compass Group, where he oversaw dining and hospitality services for Gurwin’s nursing and rehabilitation center, assisted living and independent living communities. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Mastacciuola brings to his new role more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality sector. He lives in Oyster Bay.
According to Stuart B. Almer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Gurwin Healthcare System, “John’s extensive background in hospitality and dedication to providing exceptional member-centered services perfectly aligns with Fountaingate Gardens’ mission to provide a rich, vibrant lifestyle for active older adults. We look forward to seeing our community flourish with John at the helm.”