Meet our Staff

Paul Cardullo

Executive Director, Grove Manor Estates


Paul Cardullo holds Bachelor's Degrees in Criminal Justice and Business Management and a Master's Degree in Health Care Management. He began his healthcare career in 1995 as Dining Room Manager for the Village Retirement Community in Smithfield, R.I. Just one year later, he became that facility's Executive Director. He also has managed communities for Life Care Centers of America and Newton Senior Living, both in Rhode Island. A resident of Johnston, R.I., he is married with two children and three grandchildren.

Mary Nikolaides, LPN

Resident Care Director


Mary Nikolaides joined the staff of Grove Manor Estates in 2016 as Resdent Care Director.  Mary originally completed her training at Massachusetts General Hospital and has been a nurse for 45 years.  She served 25 years as a Nursing Supervisor, 13 years in documentation and 4 years dedicated to the Barbara McInnis House for the Homeless in Boston.  She has been in the field of Assisted Living for almost two years.  Mary describes herself as a “homebody”, is married and has three grown children.   “I’m happy to be serving the Grove Manor Estates community and look forward to helping the residents with their activities of daily living”.



Christina Sporer

Director of Marketing


Christina joined our team in August, 2017 and brings more than 14 years of experience
in Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Home Health Care to Grove Manor   Her experience benefits residents and families as they navigate through the many changes and challenges of the aging process.  She is passionate about working with seniors to help them find support for their needs, while helping them keep their independence, dignity and privacy.   “I am so excited to be part of this gracious community and I look forward to welcoming new residents to the Grove Manor Family!”


Kelly Sateriale

Food Service Director


Kelly was recently appointed as Food Service Director at Grove Manor Estates.  She has many years of experience in the food service industry and has advanced through the ranks here at Grove Manor.  Her menus choices and attention to nutrition and variety continue to impress both the staff and residents.  She makes it a point to interract with the residents on a daily basis to ensure that their wants and needs are being met. Kelly is married and the mother of three beautiful daughters.