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Tracey Aungst, Executive Director 

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Tracey Aungst

Tracey is the Executive Director responsible for the daily operation of The Birches Personal Care. She has worked in senior living for twenty seven years. Tracey worked as a Personal Care Assistant and Medication Technician while in college and enjoyed her time as an Activities Director in both Skilled Nursing and Personal Care. She received her license as a Personal Care Home Administrator in 1999 and also has her credentials as an Assisted Living Administrator in Pennsylvania. Tracey has a BA in Psychology from Albright College and has taken classes from Alvernia College in pursuit of her degree in Occupational Therapy. Tracey has two children. Her son attends Ohio State as a Pre Med student and her daughter is a Musical Theater Major in Long Island, New York. She resides in Douglassville with her husband and two cats.

Alyssa Barndt Marketing Manager

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Alyssa Barndt

Alyssa is the Marketing Manager at The Birches at Arbour Square.  She recently earned her Marketing B.S. degree from Temple University.  Alyssa began her working career at the young age of 16 assisting her parents run their family operated real estate and insurance business.  During her time at Temple University, Alyssa worked as a Digital Marketing Intern at Arbour Square of Harleysville.  After graduation, Alyssa joined the Arbour Square team full-time as a Marketing Associate.  Alyssa currently lives locally in Green Lane and loves to spend her free time working out, venturing into Philadelphia, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Asta Fusco Activity Director

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Asta Fusco

Asta is the Activities Director at The Birches at Arbour Square. Prior to working at The Birches, Asta worked in the semi-conductor field in the Silicon Valley. Asta is originally from Germany and moved to Pennsylvania after living in California for many years. She is married with three children and has one grandson. Asta resides in Perkiomenville.

Anthony Spiezio Director of Dining Services

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Anthony Spiezio

Anthony has been the Director of Dining Services since The Birches at Arbour Square first opened. He has been in the food industry for over 30 years and is a member of the American Culinary Federation. Anthony resides in Franconia with his wife Lori and their dog, Dover. Between them they have 5 children in their blended family. Anthony loves living in the country and enjoys riding his motorcycle, camping, and spending time at the beach with his wife and family. Anthony says there is nothing like the reward of a happy, smiling resident enjoying the food he and his staff prepared.

Amy Jankiewicz, Business Office Manager 

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Amy Jankiewicz

Amy has over 7 years of experience in the senior living industry. Before making the move into senior living, she worked in a manufacturing facility in the oil industry as an office manager for over 13 years. Amy lives in Quakertown with her husband and two daughters. The whole family loves to travel to Walt Disney World or Myrtle Beach. Amy also enjoys crafting, shopping and spending time with the newest member of the family, Harley, the family dog.

Emily Spahr, Daybreak Director

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Emily Spahr

Emily has worked in long term care for 19 years, starting off in NYC as a Music Therapist with a Bachelor’s Degree from Temple University. She worked for many years as a Life Enrichment Director in Skilled Nursing but found her passion of working with people with Alzheimer’s in the last four years. Emily currently resides in Lansdale with her husband, two young kids and their cat, Skywalker. She enjoys making music, baking, board games, movies, party-planning, and especially traveling.