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Duncaster Welcomes New President and CEO
In 2021, Kelly Papa became the President and CEO of Duncaster. With 25 years of clinical and executive experience in senior living, she most recently served as Duncaster’s interim CEO and is an author of eight books on long-term care. Papa’s extensive work resume also includes time as a Director of Nursing, a clinical educator, a national consultant in building dementia care programs and facilitator of leadership development programs.
Kelly earned her Master of Science in Nursing/Clinical Nurse Specialist from University of St. Joseph and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Anselm’s College. Kelly has presented at national conferences on staff development, person-centered care, dementia care and coached for the National LeadingAge Leadership Academy. She was a member of the first class of Fellows in the LeadingAge Leadership Academy. Locally, Kelly serves on the Connecticut League for Nursing and the Connecticut Center for Nursing Workforce boards and has been a Facilitator for Connecticut’s LeadingAge Leadership Academy for the past nine years.