Governor's House
36 Firetown Road
Simsbury , CT 06070-1965

860 658-1018

Our Leadership Team

Robert Fritz
Center Executive Director

Rob earned a Bachelor of Science Health Services Administration from Providence College and a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since 1991 he has been a Licensed CT Nursing Home Administrator, with over 20 years in facilities ranging from 90 to 200 beds. Rob looks forward to help make Governor’s House a great place to live and work.

Darcey Ahearn, RN
Center Nurse Executive

Darcey is a graduate of St. Vincent's School of Nursing in Bridgeport CT. In addition, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Care Studies from Charter Oak College. Darcey worked for 15 years in Quality Improvement for Qualidigm, 10 years as Case Manager for Aetna Insurance, and has been an RN for 29 years. She is passionate about making Governor's House feel like home for our residents and providing the highest quality of care.

Dr. Paul Gallagher
Medical Director

Dr. Gallagher will utilize his extensive experience to ensure that Governor’s House patients receive personalized service, compassion and care.  Gallagher has practiced internal medicine for over 25 years. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.  His prior positions include Medical Director in post-acute/Geriatrics for Genesis HealthCare’s Heritage Hall East and Heritage Hall West.

Mary Kinahan
MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC

Mary is a graduate of Widener College in Chester, PA.  She worked for 8 years as a staff nurse specializing in Cardiovascular Intensive Care, and the last 21 years as an APRN with 12 of those years spent at The University of CT Health Center. Mary has professional nursing school appointments from University of CT as Clinical Faculty Associate II, Courtesy Faculty at Yale University, and Quinnipiac University Clinical Faculty.   Her full time presence at Governor’s House enhances the continuity of care for all patients in both Short Term and Long Term care arenas.