Philip Scalo

Philip Scalo

President and Chief Executive Officer

Philip Scalo is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bartley Healthcare and is one of the founders and owners of the company. A graduate of Rutgers College and Rutgers Law School, Scalo spent 20 years as an attorney representing many growing businesses and entrepreneurs in diverse areas, including healthcare. He also served as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of an international trade show company. Scalo was the Managing Partner of Bartley Healthcare, which initially consisted of a 120-bed nursing home. As the need for Bartley services grew, he dedicated more of his time to Bartley, becoming its full-time CEO in 1996. He later managed Bartley’s growth into a 230-bed health care facility, including subacute and rehabilitation services and the planning, development and opening of The Orchards at Bartley Assisted Living and Bartley at Home. Scalo serves as the Independent Owners Representative on the American Health Care Association Board of Governors.  He also serves as a Board Member of the Health Care Association of New Jersey and Chairs the Legal Committee and the Political Action Committee. His civic and charitable activities include serving as a Trustee of the Board of Overseers of Rutgers University and as Chair of the Development Committee. He is also on the Business School, Nursing School and Institute for Gerontology Advisory Boards for Felician College. Scalo has been a speaker on various post-acute healthcare topics at national conventions and conferences. Phil Scalo has used his background to help lead the Bartley Healthcare team toward understanding and meeting the needs of Bartley’s patients and residents to enhance their quality of their lives.
Laura Hoey

Laura Hoey

Chief Operating Officer

Laura Hoey brings her diverse background and experience to Bartley Healthcare as Chief Operating Officer. She started her business career as an assistant with Columbia Pictures in New York City, then later joined a law firm in Fort Lee, NJ, where she held several positions, including Office Manager (where Philip Scalo, Bartley’s CEO, was a partner). She then joined Scalo to work in an administrative capacity for an international trade show company. In 1995, she joined Bartley Healthcare as the Operations Coordinator. In 2000, she was promoted to Vice President of Operations in which capacity she managed the business operations and expansion projects for Bartley before becoming the Chief Operating Officer in 2016. As Chief Operating Officer, Hoey manages all of the business, financial and administrative operations for Bartley Healthcare. Among Hoey’s accomplishments and contributions are overseeing the expansion of service lines, data management and the development and construction of the additions to the Bartley Healthcare facilities, including construction of The Orchards at Bartley Assisted Living. She also serves as the Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors and has been an instrumental part of Bartley’s growth, starting with her work while at the law firm on the initial development and start-up, and then continuing through all phases of Bartley Healthcare’s growth and its expanding programs. Hoey remains focused on quality and what best meets the needs of residents, patients and families.
Lauren Kessler

Lauren Kessler

Administrator, Bartley Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation

Lauren Kessler began her career in healthcare 13 years ago, after receiving her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Policy Studies from Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. That was followed, soon after, with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, with a concentration in Healthcare Administration and Policy, as well as a specialization in Gerontology from Baruch College, School of Public Affairs.  Kessler’s healthcare career includes holding positions as Chief Operations Officer of an Assisted Living/Independent Living Company, Assistant Executive Director of a Continuing Retirement Community, and Assistant Administrator and Administrator in Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facilities in New York and New Jersey. She joined Bartley in November 2014, and during her time, has acted as the Assistant Administrator and Administrator of Bartley Healthcare, as well as Executive Director of the Orchards at Bartley Assisted Living. Kessler also manages the campus memory care programming, as well as Bartley at Home. She is committed to making a difference in the lives of our residents.
Jalen Ramos

Jalen Ramos

Executive Director, The Orchards at Bartley Assisted Living

Jalen Ramos is a Rutgers University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Planning and Public Policy with a concentration in Healthcare Administration. He graduated Rutgers as a Division 1 Athlete which has provided him with an experienced level of discipline and hard work. Ramos has worked his way into this position by starting out as an Administrator in Training, then to Assistant Executive Director and now Executive Director. He joined the Bartley Healthcare team in May of 2016 and has been an excellent and knowledgeable asset to the Bartley campus. Healthcare has been a passion of Ramos his entire life and he strives to maintain a high quality of living for all the residents at the Orchards. Ramos is also very involved in the Healthcare Association of New Jersey as he is the New Jersey representative for the Future Leaders Program for the 2019-2020 class. He has used his experience and leadership skills to ensure his team is delivering quality compassionate care that meets the needs of the residents in a clean, safe and comfortable environment.
Danielle Batesko, RN

Danielle Batesko, RN

Wellness Director, The Orchards at Bartley Assisted Living

Danielle Batesko is the Wellness Director at The Orchards at Bartley Assisted Living and has previously served as the interim Director of Nursing for Bartley Nursing and Rehabilitation. Batesko earned her RN nursing degree from Ocean County College and worked at a local hospital as a charge nurse on a med/surgical unit for several years. She’s been employed by Bartley Healthcare since 1987, starting as a staff nurse on the long-term care units then moving to the role of charge nurse. She was then the Assistant Director of Nursing for several years, responsible for education and employee health.
Dinaz M. Bengali, RN

Dinaz M. Bengali, RN

Director of Nursing, Bartley Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation

Dinaz is an experienced nurse having worked in the field for over 20 years. She started her career as a licensed practical nurse and then went on to acquire her associate degree from Excelsior College, Albany NY. Her nursing career started as a unit nurse, but quickly advanced to the unit manager position at Green Acres Manor. She then went on to become an Assistant Director of Nursing at Aristacare in Whiting and held that position for 7 years. She was then promoted to Director of Nursing at the same facility. As Director of Nursing, she brought excellence in nursing care at the facility which was highlighted as a 5-star facility from the NJ Department of Health. She is a member of the Healthcare Association of New Jersey, has an LVAD certification and is certified in peritoneal dialysis. She also holds a baccalaureate degree in commerce and economics.

Dr. Geronima Alday

Dr. Geronima Alday

Post-Acute Medical Director, Bartley Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation

Dr. Alday serves as Post-Acute Medical Director for Bartley.  Alday is board certified in Family Medicine.  She also holds a certificate of added qualification in Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine.  Dr. Alday is a teaching faculty member, for Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School CentraState Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program.

Residency /Fellowship:

  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Hospital-St. Peter’s Family Medicine Residency, 2004-2005
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School @ CentraState Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, 2005-2007
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School @ CentraState Medical Center Geriatric Fellowship, 2007-2008

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Family Medicine 2007
  • Certificate of added Qualification in Geriatrics 2009
  • Certificate of added Qualification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine 2012

Visiting Hours: 8 a.m.– 8 p.m.

Bartley Healthcare, Inc.

175 Bartley Road
Jackson, NJ 08527

Get in touch with us

Bartley Healthcare, Inc., based in Jackson, New Jersey, is proud to provide 34 years of award-winning care and a lifestyle supported by a tradition of quality, excellence and integrity.

CONNECT WITH US