Sunrise of Abington

Meet the Sunrise at Abington Team

Meet some of the excellent members of our team here at Sunrise of Abington, PA. 

john bucciJohn Bucci

Executive Director

John has been the Executive Director at Sunrise of Abington since the Summer of 2019. He brings to Sunrise years of experience as a Skilled Nursing Facility Administrator in New Jersey.

andrew bretingAndrew Breting

Director of Sales

Andrew joined Sunrise of Abington in May of 2018. Previously an Executive Director in the Home Healthcare Industry, Andrew brings sales, leadership, and administrative experience to the community.

Andrew’s position includes helping prospective families find a place for their loved one- and guiding them through the move-in process. His favorite part about the job is simply being a presence in the community and pitching in where he is needed.

Working at Sunrise of Abington allows Andrew to meet residents from all walks of life, something he considers extremely rewarding.

In his spare time, Andrew enjoys traveling with his wife, watching Kansas City Sports, and pursuing various artistic endeavors.

nicholas oestreichNicholas Oestreich

Director of Sales

Nick joined Sunrise in the Summer of 2019.Prior to Sunrise, Nick worked in sponsorship and Network Development for a local Non-Profit. Nick graduated from Temple University’s Fox School of Business in 2017 with a focus in Finance. Nick brings sales, networking, and leadership experience to our community! “My favorite part about my position at Sunrise is getting to meet all of the families and loved ones looking to take the next step in their life and watching them thrive within our community! I really enjoy getting to see the vast backgrounds and hear the great stories that each resident brings with them to Sunrise and I love to provide a welcoming ear and a warm environment for them to share! In my spare time, I enjoy kayaking, riding dirt bikes, snowboarding, and spending time outdoors with friends and family."

suzanne tucciSuzanne Tucci, RN, BSN, MS

Resident Care Director

Suzanne is our Resident Care Director and brings 30 plus years of nursing experience to table. She has worked in the hospital setting where she gained experience in adult care with a focus on oncology, medical surgical nursing and geriatric care. She has been with Sunrise since September of 2017. Prior to coming to Sunrise, Suzanne worked in hospice. Suzanne has a deep commitment to assuring that all residents receive the highest quality care. She leads her team of experienced wellness nurses and med care managers are focuses on the delivery of safe and effective care. She and her team share a passion for caring for seniors and find their work rewarding and inspiring.

ali huff Ali Huff

Personal Care Coordinator

Ali began her journey with Sunrise back in 2013, starting out as a Care Manager. Soon thereafter, she was quickly promoted to the role of Reminiscence Coordinator here at Sunrise of Abington. 

lynn mullenLynn Mullin

Activities & Volunteer Coordinator

Lynn joined Sunrise of Abington in January of 2018. For ten years previous, she worked as a professional Theatre Teaching Artist in Minnesota, Boston, and Greater Philadelphia. As Activities and Volunteer Coordinator, Lynn sets out each day to “spark the synapses” of those around her through creativity, lifelong learning, and reflection. 

Lynn’s position includes developing, scheduling, and facilitating the programming for our Personal Care Neighborhood, as well as supporting the programming for our Reminiscence Neighborhood. She especially enjoys bringing smiles to other’s faces, particularly through music. 

Working with the residents and team members of Sunrise of Abington provides Lynn with the opportunity to always be learning, growing, and expanding her horizons—there’s always something new to discover!

ann flynnAnn Flynn

Activities & Volunteer Coordinator

Ann has been with Sunrise Senior Living since 1999. As the Independent Living Activities & Volunteer Coordinator, she manages all activities programming for our Independent Living Residents. Planning a variety of activities each month including trips out of the community, and events within- Ann brings years of experience and enthusiasm to her position.

Nasir.RC_AbingtonNasir Johnson

Reminiscence Coordinator

Nasir began his Sunrise Career in 2015. He has had several roles including Dining Team Member, Concierge, Care Manager, Life enrichment manager, and is now the Reminiscence Coordinator.

Karen Rivers team member profile

Karen Rivers-Odom  

Lead Care Manager 

Prior to joining the Sunrise team 17 years ago, Karen worked as a caregiver for several years. 

"Simply put, I love my residents and I love what I do,” she said. Karen’s commitment to the residents’ care is evident whenever she is in the community. 

Karen says that “giving my residents the care that they need” is her favorite part of her role as the Lead Care Manager at Sunrise of Abington. Karen is part of a family effort to care for her own parents at home and she finds that very fulfilling. 

In her spare time, Karen enjoys shopping.  

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Gary Stover 

Lead Cook

Gary is proud to say he has seven years of service with Sunrise Senior Living as a cook. Gary enjoys satisfying the residents’ preferences when they request special orders. “It makes me feel good to know I can accommodate their individual needs,” Gary said. 

Gary’s favorite part of his job is seeing the smiles on the residents’ faces. Gary’s love for music is a positive infectious spirit among the residents and his fellow team members. 

Ethan Simms team member profile

Ethan Simms  


Ethan celebrated 12 years with Sunrise of Abington in June 2016. He started out in the dietary department after graduating high school. After some years, he was able to take on the role as driver. 

Ethan is appreciative of the opportunity to have one-on-one time with the residents. “Transporting the residents gives me the opportunity to really learn about our residents’ histories. I sometimes call it ‘taxi cab confessions.’” 

Ethan is an avid sports watcher and a dedicated Philadelphia sports fan.

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