Team

Thomas A. Gallucci, M.A. | Administrator

Tom Gallucci received a Master of Arts degree in clinical psychology from St. Martin’s College. He has over 25 years’ experience in a variety of long-term care services and administration, including more than seven years’ administrative/management experience with assisted living communities. His most recent experience was a long-term care senior consultant/advisor for Washington Elder Care Consulting in Gig Harbor. Gallucci has extensive knowledge of and experience in geriatric assessment and service planning, the application of assisted living regulations in providing direct care services within long-term care facilities, census building and capital revenue increases.

Gallucci has completed the Washington State Aging and Disability Administration/National Center for Assisted Living’s A+ Program for Assisted Living Administrators as well as their programs for dementia, mental health and developmental disabilities. and is certified in the state of Washington as an administrator.

 

 

Sonja Ferrara, RN | Director of Nursing

Sonja has been a Registered Nurse for over 17 years in the Tacoma/Pierce County area.  She started her nursing career at St. Joseph Medical Center and later moved on to Franciscan Hospice.  During her time with hospice, she realized she had a passion for working with the geriatric population.  This became her specialty and she has been working in the Senior Living Industry since 2008.  She is a skilled and respected leader for senior care nursing.

Sonja believes in the concept of Servant Leadership and practices nursing from a holistic approach to care.  She has found that these styles promote and yield improved health and well-being in both residents and staff.  She sees a critical link between resident satisfaction and staff contentment.  She brings a strong ability to build health services teams to Trouves.  Sonja values staff enjoying their work, therefore providing excellent resident care. 

When she’s not working Sonja enjoys spending time with her family.  She and her husband Mike have 4 grown children and 1 grandchild. 

Welcome Trouves First New Employee Orientation Class July 12, 2019