Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Lead by our CEO and under the direction of the Board, our Leadership Team is comprised of the following members of staff:

Dr Carol Davy

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Carol Davy, a leader in health and aged care, brings to the role of CEO a unique combination of senior management, evaluation and research skills and experience. For the past two years, Carol was based in the Northern Territory as Acting Director, Ambulatory Care, Royal Darwin and Palmerston Regional Hospitals, and Health Reform Manager. In these roles, Carol was responsible for implementing innovative programs for some of the most vulnerable members of our communities.

Carol’s significant experience in, and a passion for improving the delivery of aged care, Carol has enabled her to a range of local, national and international programs. Building upon her PhD completed in 2009, Carol developed and led the “What Keeps You Strong” initiative that focused on the supporting the wellbeing of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Carol has also collaborated with a variety of aged care providers across Australia to develop models of care that focus on not only the physical but also cultural, spiritual and emotional health of our elderly citizens.

Michael Bailey

General Manager

Michael's passion for working with people and celebrating their success is one of the most rewarding parts his role in managing Human Resources.  Michael has undertaken HR studies and has 30 years of experience working as a senior manager in a range of industries that includes electronics and communications, automotive and manufacturing and education sector brings a comprehensive knowledge of HR and organisational development systems and management practices.

In his previous career as a mechanical technician, Michael developed a practical hands-on approach to design, construction and application.  The knowledge and skills have remained a part of his discipline for planning, design and implementation of projects.

Both career experiences and 10 years in the Aged Care sector have formed a compelling interest in managing change, making improvements and the continuing development of organisations in the belief that each individual has a valuable talent that will make a difference.

Mary Spudic

Director Care Services

Mary has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years and has worked in a variety of settings from acute care to Aged Care. She has completed a graduate Diploma in Gerontology, auditors course and an MBA.

Mary brings 21 years of passion and expertise to the Aged Care Industry.  Being Italian, Mary understands our unique cultural and spiritual needs of our care recipients/families and other stakeholders.

One of Mary’s ongoing passion as a leader is to lead, mentor and supports the Aged Care teams to meet personal goals, key performance indicators, organizational strategic plans, compliance and most importantly care recipient’s quality of life and quality of care in this dynamic environment.

 Amy Klenk

Chief Financial Officer

Amy Klenk began working in aged care 12 years ago and quickly developed a passion for the industry. She has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) and extensive experience in the finance area of aged care, including leadership, implementing finance systems and providing accurate, strategic reporting to the organisation’s  stakeholders. Amy’s extensive experience also extends to developing, implementing and maintaining payroll, debtors, creditors and administrative systems to support the quality of care we provide at Saint Hilarion.

Alison Saunders

Quality Manager

Alison is experienced in working with staff imparting knowledge pertaining to the internal systems and engaging staff to participate in safe practices and continuous improvement opportunities.

Alison holds a Bachelor of Health Science Nursing, Certificate IV Frontline Management and RTWC Certificate.

Her passion is to develop systems that will meet legislative compliance and code of practice to ensure high quality services are provided to our care recipients and safe systems for staff and all stakeholders.

Melanie Dancer

Innovations and Development Manager

Melanie has a background across a broad range of government and non-government industries, including specialised government investigations, industry safeguarding and change-management.

Her role applies a broader approach to designing and assisting to enhance services, improve revenue, and reach a diverse customer base.  Melanie has significant and evidenced results in designing and leading strategies and business models that improve the customer experience, improve quality outcomes and enhance business and revenue that deliver personalised and meaningful services.

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