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Springpoint executive leadership.

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President and Chief Executive Officer

Anthony A. Argondizza

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. 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 Midgett III

Chief Financial Officer
Garrett Midgett, CFO

Mr. Midgett’s responsibilities include oversight of financial reporting and policies, investments, and strategic planning. He’s 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 health care.

David Woodward

Chief Operating Officer
David Woodward, COO

Mr. Woodward is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Springpoint 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 degree in hospitality administration, a Master 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 E. Cafferty

General Counsel
Maureen Cafferty, General Counsel

Ms. Cafferty is responsible for analysis of legal and policy issues within the organization relating to development, financing, 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 that, 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, third year) and graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University, College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Sonny Taragin

Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Sonny Taragin, VP of IT and CIO

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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 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 2012 CIO of the Year.

Michael Oakes

Senior Vice President, Springpoint Foundation
Michael Oakes, Senior VP 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 Springpoint 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/ Vice President for Development at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey.

John A. Harz

Senior Vice President of Human Resources
John A. Harz, Senior VP of HR

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.

Odessa Sadsad

Vice President of Health Services

Ms. Sadsad oversees healthcare services at Springpoint communities and Springpoint at Home. Her responsibilities include clinical services, regulatory compliance, and quality improvements. Ms. Sadsad began her career with Springpoint in 2009 at Springpoint’s Life Plan Community, Crestwood Manor as a Nursing Unit Manager and became the Director of Nursing in 2013. She was then promoted to Regional Nurse Consultant in 2017. Ms. Sadsad received her RN, BSN from Western Mindanao State University in the Philippines. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and holds an Infection Preventionist Certification. She is currently in the process of obtaining a Master of Healthcare Administration from Walden University.

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