Key Leadership

Paul LiistroPaul T. Liistro

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

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 serves in leadership roles within numerous leading health care industry organizations. Mr. Liistro is Chair, Board of Directors for Qualidigm, Quality Improvement Organization for Connecticut; Representative at-large, Board of Governors for the American Health Care Association (AHCA) based in Washington, D.C.; 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 the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC). Mr. Liistro is also a member of the Advisory Committee for the Health Care and Insurance departments of UCONN.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Liistro held marketing and product manager positions at General Mills and General Foods (now Kraft Foods). His early career also included a position within the accounting and audit department at Price Waterhouse and Co.

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.


Billy Nelson

Administrator, Manchester Manor

Billy Nelson is the Administrator at Manchester Manor Health Care Center. 

Mr. Nelson has over twenty-five years of experience in the healthcare industry along with 13 years as an Administrator in long-term care.  He has expertise in managing Post-Acute Care rehabilitation centers here in CT.  His emphasis on leadership, metrics, performance improvement and results-oriented management style make him a great addition to our organization’s management team. 

Mr. Nelson earned his B.A. degree in Psychology from Central Connecticut State University and his Master of Healthcare Administration from Bellevue University.  


Cara Tomlinson UrbanCara Tomlinson Urban R.N., B.S.N., W.C.C.

Director of Nursing, Manchester Manor

Cara Urban is the Director of Nursing at Manchester Manor. She is a dedicated Registered Nurse with more than 18 years of experience in providing quality resident-centered care in the long-term care setting.

Mrs. Urban joined Manchester Manor at the beginning of her career. She began as a Charge Nurse Supervisor and was soon promoted to Sub-Acute Charge Nurse in 1997 and to Sub-Acute Program Manager in 1999. After being the Sub-Acute Program Manager for five years, she was promoted to Assistant Director of Nursing and to her current position in 2012.

Mrs. Urban earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.