I’ve spent much of my career working for, and with, agencies that allow older adults to live well and independently in the community. That experience gives me a unique take on how the services MOLARI provides make a difference, whether it’s a senior receiving services so they can stay in their home or a business who has all the makings to grow but needs quality employees.
Nick is responsible for the day-to-day operations of MOLARI. He manages the financial aspects of the business and, with in-house staff, implements plans for the company’s continued growth. Nick received a BS from North Adams State College in Accounting and Finance/Economics and worked as CFO for Elder Services of Berkshire County for many years.
Director of Employment Services
Location: Pittsfield , MA
I recently returned “home” to MOLARI and the Berkshires after time spent recruiting in larger markets and corporate environments. I’ve always loved the personal touch that working at MOLARI affords me. It starts from the top, Gail truly cares about this community and putting people first, so she encourages us to work with our clients and candidates alike in that same spirit.
Guin provides an important link between MOLARI’s Employment Services team and the Berkshire businesses whose staffing needs are served. She maintains relationships with long-time clients and continues to build relationships with businesses throughout the Berkshires. Guin digs deep to thoroughly understand the client’s staffing needs. She shares all that she learns with the team to ensure MOLARI employees sent to clients will fit each client’s needs and culture. As a member of the Management team, Guin brings her vast experience in the staffing industry with an eye toward the continued growth of MOLARI’s Employment Services Division.
Director of HealthCare Services
As I began to work at MOLARI, I appreciated the family-friendly atmosphere and the opportunity to grow as a leader. As a mentor, Gail has encouraged me to be a part of the company’s growth and allowed me to build my skills to be effective in my role.
Lee oversees the in-house staff and field staff in MOLARI’s HealthCare Division. She orients all new field staff, clearly communicating the expectations, policies and procedures as they begin to service clients living in their homes and stays involved with other senior-friendly, like-minded organizations throughout the state. Lee brings her depth of experience as a Community Health Nurse and long-time Director of HealthCare Services to the MOLARI Management team as the company continues to serve Berkshire seniors and health care facilities.
Having spent my career in the payroll industry, I know how important it is to be sure that each MOLARI employee is paid correctly and any time there is a problem with someone’s paycheck, it’s handled as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our employees and clients are very important to us and I do my best to be sure they receive the best service that I can offer.
Nicole works in conjunction with the CFO to manage payroll, employee benefits, client billing and accounts receivable. She brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of payroll and customer service through her former position with Adirondack Payroll Services.
Senior Staffing Manager
Location: Pittsfield, MA
Like many of the applicants I work with on a daily basis, I came to MOLARI looking for the same answers. I was fortunate enough to be given an opportunity to work as a temp in the office. I was encouraged to ask questions, given freedom to develop my own ideas and had the opportunity to learn new skills. My temporary assignment turned into a permanent position, with more opportunity for growth. I feel like my story with MOLARI is the perfect example of how EVERYONE who comes through its doors is valued. I truly understand the importance of helping people find their way and figuring out what they’re good at. Being given opportunities to grow throughout my time here has made me passionate about doing the same for members in our community. MOLARI took a chance on me and I love being able to pay it forward.
Nicole helps connect the unique and talented candidates coming to MOLARI with businesses in Berkshire County. She has learned how to get to the heart of what a company needs in an employee and helps applicants find strengths they didn’t even know that they had.
Since being with MOLARI, I have been encouraged and given opportunities to grow in many ways, starting in Reception and moving into the role of Recruiter, I’ve always been given opportunities to develop new skills and join groups focused on building leadership skills, both personally and within the community. Working for a company that has such strong values and ties to its community helps me be involved and engaged with what people want and need in our area. This level of involvement really helps me connect with our applicant community and our clients. It allows me to help build a bridge between our employers and candidates.
Liz recruits and screens applicants; once hired, she orients new employees. Liz works closely with Employment Services team members to place the right MOLARI employees with clients throughout the Berkshires.
Michelle is often the first point of contact for applicants, screening them and scheduling interviews for the Employment Services and HealthCare teams. Michelle’s expertise in office administration ensures that the office runs smoothly and efficiently. Her knowledge and experience are invaluable in providing exceptional service to both clients and candidates. Michelle is committed to finding the right candidates to meet the unique needs of each client and helping individuals achieve their career goals.
Michelle was born and raised in Berkshire County and after a lengthy career with HP while living in CA, she recently returned home to her roots.
Staff Registered Nurse
I take great satisfaction in using the knowledge and experience from my years working as a Registered Nurse. I can offer useful suggestions to clients, families and to the staff that provides greater understanding and resolution of issues they may have ensuring our clients are receiving excellent care in their homes from our field staff.
Janet makes supervisory visits to senior clients who receive services through MOLARI’s HealthCare Division to ensure field staff are following proper procedures in the care of clients who are relying on our care to remain at home. She has worked as a Registered Nurse in the Berkshires for many years.
I’ve spent my career assisting people with developmental disabilities and mental health diagnoses as a case manager/coordinator and worked with clients in long-term residential settings. With MOLARI, I have the opportunity to help seniors remain safely in their homes by matching them with field staff that are best suited to meet their needs.
Chelsea works with clients and field staff located in North and South Berkshire County. She gains a thorough understanding of each client’s needs and matches field staff with the appropriate experience to provide the clients with the best care. With Chelsea’s experience working with people who have mental health diagnoses and developmental disabilities she has developed the interpersonal and management skills needed to meet the needs of MOLARI’s HealthCare clients.
I have worked in a variety of health care settings for the past several years. My experience working in patient care at a long-term care facility and at the hospital gives me a rounded knowledge of what is needed to best serve the needs of MOLARI’s private in-home clients and the facilities we supply supplemental staffing to.
Bella works closely with MOLARI’s field staff as she matches our dedicated HealthCare staff with private home care clients, long-term care facilities, schools and camps. She works to ensure clients are receiving the services tailored to meet their needs.
I have over 15 years of experience in North County Public Schools supporting children to reach successful outcomes. This passion for taking care of people brought me to MOLARI and as my role as HealthCare Supervisor, I will take pride in ensuring that the elderly clients receive the assistance they need to stay in their own homes and maintain their independence.
With a compassionate and caring approach, Kristen will work with clients to build a deep understanding of their needs. She will ensure that every client receives the highest level of care and support, while working with our MOLARI family of care professionals to match caregivers to clients in need.
Chief Executive Officer/President
The heart of MOLARI are our clients and employees, in the office and in the field. When my husband and I founded the company in 1983, we knew we had an important role to play in contributing to the economic climate of the Berkshires. I’m happy to have assembled a team committed to meeting the needs of Berkshire businesses and helping area seniors remain in their homes, all the while supporting the field employees who represent our values of “Putting People First.”
Gail leads the trusted team of talented in-house staff who recruit employees to meet the needs of a wide range of Berkshire businesses and clients. She represents the company throughout the community as an active member of the Pittsfield Rotary Club, Zonta Club and Junior League, and the Pittsfield Municipal Airport Commission and Trustees of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Gail attended SUNY Geneseo and received a BS in Library Science.
Director & Consultant
Location: Pittsfield , MA
As my parents grew MOLARI, I had no doubt that I would be a part of the company that has become a fixture in Pittsfield and throughout the Berkshires. After five years in Boston’s corporate world, I found it was time to return home, joining MOLARI as Chief Financial Officer. Together with Gail, my brother Rick and an amazing team, we are able to meet the staffing needs of many Berkshire businesses helping them to grow their businesses and help area seniors live safely in their home.
As a Director/Consultant, Susan supports MOLARI’s CFO and directs short-term projects that ensure the company’s continued ability to build partnerships with clients. She received a BBA in Accounting and minor in Economics from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and worked for Arthur Anderson prior to her return to MOLARI.
MOLARI has always been a big part of my life. I grew up at the office, it became my home away from home. The MOLARI team is my extended family with many of those same employees still supporting us and our clients to this day. These long lasting relationships can be attributed to the care and thoughtful approach my parents gave to each and every person who walked through our doors. Today, I am proud to be a resource as the company continues to evolve to meet the needs of Berkshire County businesses now and into the future.
As a Director, Rick brings a unique perspective to MOLARI with nearly 20 years of professional experience in the investment management industry. He received a dual BS degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Northeastern University and is currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer at Donoghue Forlines LLC.