Leadership Team

They Expect the Best So You Can Live Your Best

Meet our senior living leadership team responsible for your satisfaction and security.

You come to Springpoint because you expect an exceptional level of service across the board. You also expect and deserve the highest degree of accountability. That’s what we believe too. It’s why we give our staff the best possible training and resources to do their best work. Ultimately, our people are our true point of difference. Meet our leadership team, setting the standard for everyone at Springpoint who serves you.

Anthony Argondizza

Anthony A. Argondizza
President and Chief Executive Officer

As president and chief executive officer of New Jersey’s largest nonprofit senior housing organization, Mr. Argondizza oversees 28 communities that serve nearly 4,000 residents and employ over 2,000 people.

Navigating the company along its growth path, Mr. Argondizza pursues business development opportunities and oversees the company’s entire portfolio of senior housing and service brands under Springpoint Senior Living. He oversees all operations and works to establish and attain the company’s policies, goals and objectives. Together with other senior executives, he sets strategy and direction for the company.

Mr. Argondizza joined Springpoint in 1994 and has served in roles of increasing responsibility, including executive vice president and chief operating officer before being appointed to president in 2016 and CEO in 2017.


Garrett MidgettGarrett Midgett III
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Midgett’s responsibilities include oversight of financial reporting and policies, investments and strategic planning. He is also charged with implementing financial policy as approved by the Springpoint board and required by governmental agencies and regulators. Mr. Midgett joined Springpoint in 1994 as controller for one of Springpoint’s affiliated communities and after a series of promotions was named to his current position in 2008. Earlier, Mr. Midgett worked for a Manhattan CPA and consulting firm specializing in healthcare.


David WoodwardDavid Woodward
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Woodward is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Springpoint Senior Living and its affiliated communities. Joining Springpoint in 2008, he has been very successful assuming expanded roles and responsibilities as Springpoint executed its leadership transition plan while experiencing significant growth and expansion of product offerings in and out of the state of New Jersey.Mr. Woodward holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration, a Masters of Jurisprudence with a concentration in Healthcare Law and Regulatory Compliance from Widener University’s Delaware Law School and is a Veteran of the United States Army.


Maureen CaffertyMaureen E. Cafferty
General Counsel

Ms. Cafferty is responsible for analysis of legal and policy issues within the organization relating to development, financings, acquisitions, material contract negotiations, employment law and healthcare regulatory matters. In her role, she manages the compliance program and the organization’s relationships with outside law firms. She also provides advice to the Board on legal matters pertinent to the organization.Ms. Cafferty joined Springpoint in 1999. Prior to joining Springpoint, Ms. Cafferty was a corporate lawyer at Dechert LLP. She graduated summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law (visited at University of Pennsylvania Law School 3rd year) and graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University, College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree.


Linda Rose

Linda Rose
 Chief Clinical Officer

Ms. Rose oversees healthcare services at Springpoint’s continuing care retirement and assisted living communities. Her responsibilities include clinical services, regulatory compliance and quality improvements.Ms. Rose is an advanced practice nurse specializing in geriatrics. She is also a licensed nursing home administrator. Ms. Rose joined Springpoint in 2000 and was named to her current position in 2011. That same year, Ms. Rose was named LeadingAge New Jersey’s Professional of the Year.


Sonny TaraginSonny Taragin

Vice President of Information Technology and
Chief Information Officer

Mr. Taragin is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s technology, focusing on its platforms, operational effectiveness and long-term strategy to enhance innovations with leading-edge industry applications. With over 20 years of information technology leadership experience within several healthcare industries, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from MIT, a Master of Arts, Computer Science/Mathematical Statistics from Columbia University, and is a graduate of the Executive Management Program at Kellogg School of Management. He has a proven record of success and was recognized by Smart CEO magazine as CIO of the Year in 2012.


Michael Oakes

Michael Oakes
Senior Vice President, Springpoint Foundation

Mr. Oakes is responsible for Foundation board development as well as directing fundraising and philanthropic-related activities. These include major gift prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, as well as capital campaign development. The mission of the Foundation is to inspire generosity in support of programs that make a difference in people’s lives as they age and enrich the communities where they live, which is realized through the support of benevolent care, spiritual care, volunteer opportunities, educational programs and student internships and the arts.Mr. Oakes comes to Springpoint Foundation from Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations, where he was Executive Director of the Ocean Medical Center Foundation. Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Oakes was Chief Operating Office/VP for Development at the Make-A-Wish Foundation for New Jersey.


John A Harz

John A. Harz
Senior Vice President of Human Resources

As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Mr. Harz is responsible for the development and execution of human resource strategy in support of Springpoint’s overall business plans. His expertise is specifically in the areas of employee engagement, talent and leadership development, succession planning, recruitment and retention, performance management, staff education, training and development and labor relations. Joining Springpoint in 2018, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Monmouth University.

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