Cornwall Manor is a single-site continuing care retirement community (CCRC). Our non-profit community is governed by a Board of Trustees and our management staff is located onsite. Read below to learn about Cornwall Manor’s Management Team.
Harry McConnell, President & CEO
Harry became Cornwall Manor’s seventh chief executive on October 3, 2022 succeeding his predecessor who retired. Harry brings a multitude of senior living experience from the Montgomery County area, including Normandy Farm Estates and Peter Becker Community.
He also is an adjunct Professor for Gwynedd-Mercy College, where he leads courses in Health Care Administration, Healthcare Delivery Systems, Healthcare Financial Management and Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare.
Harry and his wife, Marianne, have two daughters, who both attend West Chester University. Harry enjoys spending time with his family, reading, playing golf and being in the outdoors.
James Connor, Vice President for Residential Living
James joined the Cornwall Manor team in 1989 as the Assistant Food Service Director and has also held the positions of Assistant Food Service and Housekeeping Director and Director of Resident Services. James is a graduate of Penn State University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. James is responsible for dining services, housekeeping, chaplaincy, campus social services, front desk services, mail delivery, transportation, activities and the Wellness Center. His office is located on the second floor of the Freeman Community Center.
James resides with his four-year-old Tibetan dog, Tucker. His parents have been Cornwall Manor residents since 2008. He is a member of the Lebanon County Career and Technology Center’s Pastry Arts and Culinary Arts Advisory Board. In his spare time, James enjoys gardening, swimming and exercise.
Michele Laucks, Vice President for Finance
Michele joined Cornwall Manor in 1988 as the Director of Finance. She is a graduate of Shippensburg University and earned a degree in accounting. Michele will be responsible to oversee resident billing, employee payroll, financial management, audit, budget, and insurance. Her office is located on the second floor of the Freeman Community Center.
Michele and her husband, Bob have two Sharpei dogs. She loves to take photographs of nature and landscapes, and has won several awards at local fairs. She and her husband also play golf and she has volunteered at several U.S. Opens.
Jennifer Margut, Vice President for Marketing & Public Relations
Jennifer began her career at Cornwall Manor in 1999 as the Marketing Coordinator and also held the positions of Manager of Marketing Projects, Sales Counselor, Sales Director and Director of Marketing.
A native of Altoona, Pennsylvania, Jennifer is a graduate of Penn State University where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Communications. In her position, she will oversee marketing, public relations, volunteers and community outreach. Jennifer’s office is located on the first floor of the Freeman Community Center.
Jennifer resides in Lebanon with her yellow Labrador Retriever, Luca (who is a rescue from Puerto Rico). She enjoys walks with Luca, yoga, cross stitch, Penn State football and visiting the North Carolina shores.
Vicki Deitzler, Vice President for Advancement
Vicki is a familiar face to many having worked at Cornwall Manor previously in both the fundraising and marketing departments. She began in her Vice President for Advancement role in September 2019. Vicki previously worked for Penn State Health and the College of Medicine where she was the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.
She is a graduate of West Chester University and brings over 30 years of experience in all aspects of fundraising including individual gift/estate planning, foundation and corporate support. In her position, she will be responsible to engage and steward relationships with donors and prospective donors to ensure current and future support of Cornwall Manor.
Vicki lives in Lebanon with her husband, Michael and they have two adult sons, Evan and Austin. Vicki enjoys ballroom dancing, travel, and antiquing.
Minnie Strickler, Vice President for Health Services/Nursing Home Administrator
Minnie became part of the Cornwall Manor team in 1988 as a Medical Records Clerk and has also held the positions of Medical Records Coordinator, Quality and Health Information Coordinator, Corporate Compliance Officer, Assistant Administrator of Health Services and Administrator of Health Care Services. Her areas of responsibility include the Health Center, personal care, outpatient therapy and the Visiting Physician Office.
Minnie earned her Associate’s degree from Harrisburg Area Community College and completed the Nursing Home Administration program at York College of Pennsylvania. She lives in Richland and has an adult daughter, Jaymee. Minnie enjoys hiking, cycling, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Greg Weaber, Vice President for Human Resources
Greg joined Cornwall Manor in 2004 as the Director of Human Resources. He is responsible to oversee employee relations, employee recruitment, employee retention, employee benefits administration, workplace safety and risk management. His office is located on the second floor of the Freeman Community Center.
Greg earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lebanon Valley College and his Professional in Human Resource (PHR) certification from Villanova University. Greg and his wife, Michelle have two adult children, Justin and Tyler.
Greg is also involved with the United Way of Lebanon County as a Campaign Cabinet Member, Board Member and was the Campaign Chairperson in 2016 and 2019. In Greg’s spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, following the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State Football and is a fitness fanatic. He enjoys mountain biking and all forms of cycling, Cornwall Manor’s fitness center, tennis, swimming, gardening and working outside.
Paul Weidman, Vice President for Plant Operations
Paul began his position as Vice President for Plant Operations in 1991. Paul’s responsibilities include overseeing the maintenance department, security, negotiating various vendor contracts, overseeing capital projects, campus expansion and major building projects such as Cornwall Manor’s current expansion project of a Clubhouse and apartment buildings at “The Woods at Cornwall Manor.” Paul graduated from Penn State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering and he is a licensed professional engineer. Paul’s office is located in the Maintenance Building (across from the Paymaster’s Building). Paul is presently serving as Vice President of the Lebanon County Builders Association and a board member of the Pennsylvania Builders Association.
Paul and his wife, Joy have two children, Matthew and Amy, and three grandchildren. Paul enjoys spending time with his family and enjoys flying, boating, hunting, snowmobiling, playing golf, and yes, construction projects.
Also serving the community, Paul is a very active member of St. Stephens Christian Fellowship Church, South Lebanon Township Lions Club and Lebanon County Special Olympics.