Key Leadership

Paul Liistro

Paul T. Liistro is Managing Partner of Arbors of Hop Brook Continuing Care Retirement Community in Manchester, CT; Manchester Manor Health Care Center in Manchester, CT; and Vernon Manor Health Care Center in Vernon, CT.

Mr. Liistro is a senior business executive with extensive long-term care and senior care services experience. He has experience in leadership roles within numerous leading health care industry organizations. Mr. Liistro is Immediate Past Chair, Board of Directors for Qualidigm, Quality Improvement Organization for Connecticut; previous Representative at-large, Board of Governors for the American Health Care Association (AHCA) based in Washington, D.C. (2011-2015); and is a member of the Board of Directors for Ann Arbor, Michigan-based HealthCap Liability Insurance Company. He is also immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities (CAHCF; 2010-2014). Additionally, he is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA), the Association of Long-Term Care Financial Managers (ALTCFM) and served on the board of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC).

Mr. Liistro earned his B.A. in Economics from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME and obtained his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia PA.

Paul T. Liistro

Managing Partner
Manchester Manor Health Care Center & Vernon Manor Health Care Center
Arbors of Hop Brook Limited Partnership

Jonah Kraus

Administrator, Manchester Manor

Jonah Kraus is the Administrator at Manchester Manor Health Care Center. 

Kraus assumes day to day operational oversight as well as provides leadership for the staff.

Jonah brings more than 15 years of valuable experience in the longterm care industry to Manchester Manor. Before being licensed as an administrator, Kraus worked in the longterm care industry in the business and finance arena, first as a billing and finance manager and then as a regional finance manager.

Mr. Kraus earned his B.S. degree in Business and Management from Albertus Magnus College and his Master of Organizational Leadership from Albertus Magnus College.  


Kamal Altows R.N., B.S.N., P.A.C. - C.S.E.

Director of Nursing, Manchester Manor

Kamal Altows is the new Director of nursing at Manchester Manor. He is a dedicated Registered nurse who has been RN for over than 25 years. He graduated from Jordan University in 1994. His nursing journey took him from working as an ICU/CCU RN in Jordan until 1996. Since he moved to Connecticut in 1996, he has steadily advanced in his nursing carrier from charge nurse, RN supervisor, unit manager, MDS Coordinator/Manager and director of staff development. He worked in the state of Hawaii as a director of nursing in all sub-acute SNF facility for 15 months then recently returned home in the end of May.

Kamal brings knowledge and vast experiences to our family-owned and operated organization.