Task Force

The Executive Task Force

Karen Mlawsky
Karen Mlawsky is Watermark’s COO and oversees care and services at all Watermark communities. Karen has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare. For several years Karen was in hospital administration where she managed emergency readiness, including natural diseases and infectious disease. Before joining Watermark, Karen was senior vice president and COO of a Tucson 650-bed community teaching hospital offering geriatric, medical, surgical, hospice and other services.

Stephanie Boreale
Stephanie is Watermark’s National Director of Health Strategy. Stephanie has several years experience in the hospital & health care industry. Before joining Watermark, Stephanie was  a Senior Director at a Tucson hospital where she oversaw all outpatient clinics as well as neuroscience and oncology services.

Merri Miller, BSN MS ANP
Merri Miller is Executive Director at Tucson’s The Hacienda at the River and a regional manager of Health Strategy. Merri has more than 33 years of experience in health care, including Director of Professional Practice, Director of Risk Management, Utilization Management Advisor to Case Management at at a Tucson hospital.

Jacqueline Genesio, J.D.
Jacqueline Genesio is Watermark’s Director of Resident Risk. Before joining Watermark Jacqueline had several years experience of litigation in state and federal settings concerning long-term care communities, physicians and other licensed professionals and institutions.

Lynn Navolio
Lynn Navolio is a Managing Director and has been a member of Watermark’s team for nearly 25 years. With broad-ranging experience at the community level as well as at national level, Lynn has more than 35 years in the senior living industry.

Trish Brewer, R.N.
Trish Brewer, RN is a Regional Director of Health Services. Trish has 20 years of experience in health care, all in the senior living field. She has served in various roles including CNA, RN, Director of Nursing, and Executive Director.