Lehigh Commons
1680 Spring Creek Road
Macungie, PA 18062

610 530-8089

Our Leadership Team

Thomas Howanitz, PCHA
Center Executive Director

Tom comes to Lehigh Commons with over 23 years of experience at Genesis.  As a former Regional Director of Operations, he has served the senior population with a focus on dignity, compassion, and respect.  Tom is a dedicated husband of 19 years and a father to three beautiful daughters.  His goal at Lehigh Commons is to continue to enrich the lives of the seniors he serves and use his expertise to ensure Lehigh Commons remains among the best senior living providers around.

Esther Abreau, RN
Resident Care Director

Passionate about the geriatric community, Esther has recently joined the Lehigh Commons team as Resident Care Director. Esther has been a registered nurse for over 30 years, taking a break to raise her 3 children, however never straying far from her health care roots. For the past 10 years Esther has been working with Genesis HealthCare in various nursing supervisor and managerial roles. She is enthusiastic about all her patients with a kind and compassionate heart. If Esther is not at work you can be sure to find her spending time with her family.

Niki Recker
Sales and Marketing Director

With a love and dedication to serving the senior population, Niki brings over 15 years  experience to Lehigh Commons.  Her background is composed of homecare, hospice, Medicaid, and personal care,  all of which has focused on the geriatric population, a career that stemmed from her devotion to her grandmother whom since has passed.   She loves her work and prides herself on being able to help all seniors and their families regardless of their needs.  Niki is also a proud mother of 2 beautiful girls.