MEET OUR STAFF
Leah McAndrews, MSW, NHA- Administrator
Leah is a graduate of Saint Francis College with a Bachelor’s of Science and holds Master’s of Social Work from The University of Pittsburgh.
She has worked in long term care for over 23 years in various positions including Social Services Assistant, Alzheimer’s Care Director, Marketing and Community Relations and Assistant Administrator. Leah has been with Beacon Ridge for almost two years and enjoys connecting with residents and staff and leading in promoting and delivering quality care throughout the building.
Patty Drew, LPN – Admissions & Marketing Director Patty has been with the Beacon Ridge family for over 13 years. Her previous experience includes a physician office manager, a nurse at the Indiana Regional Medical Center on the surgical, pediatrics and obstetrics units. Currently, she volunteers with the Indiana County Disaster preparedness team for vaccinations pods throughout the county. Patty’s warm and compassionate attitude and willingness to help is a great asset to Beacon Ridges and fits well with our mission of Healing, Helping, and Caring.
Ron Conrad, RN – Director of Nursing Ron is a graduate from the Mount Aloysius College Registered Nurse program. Ron joined the Beacon Ridge team in 2004 as the Director of Nursing. Ron has over 10 years of experience as a surgical charge nurse and then became the manager of the IRMC surgical unit. He also functions as a preceptor for the IUP Senior Registered Nurse students each semester and the Indiana County Vo Tech Licensed Practical Nurse students.