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Meet Our Talented Team


Wendy Petro
Executive Director

“It’s an honor to be part of the talented Liberty Lutheran team, and a pleasure to work for a company that has such a warm, welcoming and caring culture. I am excited to represent The Manor at York Town in their family of services and know we will thrive as a community under Liberty’s world class leadership.”

Wendy Petro, Executive Director of The Manor at York Town is responsible for overseeing the operations of Bucks County’s finest independent living community.  Wendy began her career at The Manor at York Town as Project Coordinator in 2000 just as construction began. Upon completion of construction in 2001, Wendy was promoted to Business Office Manager.

Owing to her leadership abilities, strong financial background, and knowledge of the community, Wendy was named Executive Director of The Manor at York Town in 2006.

Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a minor in economics from the University of Delaware.

To contact Wendy:
The Manor at York Town
2010 York Road
Jamison, PA 18929

Courtney Gawthrop
Director of Sales and Marketing

“Being part of the exceptional team at The Manor at York Town and Liberty Lutheran is both personally and professionally rewarding.  It is my pleasure to help our prospective residents and their families make retirement living choices that work for their lifestyle.”

Courtney Gawthrop is the Director of Sales and Marketing for The Manor at York Town. She joined Liberty Lutheran and The Manor at York Town in November 2017.

With over 20 years of experience in senior living, Courtney has a myriad of skills bridging social services, independent living, and marketing. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in social welfare from Bloomsburg University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

To contact Courtney:
The Manor at York Town
2010 York Road
Jamison, PA 18929

Robyn Fine
Director of Community Life

“I am passionate about working with older adults, and seeing them enjoy the best retirement has to offer. The Manor at York Town is a wonderful and vibrant community and I’m proud to be a part of a team that creates truly exceptional experiences.”

As the Director of Community Life, Robyn brings a wealth of experience to The Manor at York Town. She prides herself on creating innovative programs that inspire and motivate our residents. These programs Mensa, Socrates Café, Ted Talks, and more.

As a proud world traveler, Robyn has visited more than 40 countries. This includes backpacking through Europe, as well as visits to India, Morocco, and the Middle East. She enjoys incorporating her experiences with foreign cultures within the activities she manages. Robyn earned her undergraduate degree from American University and an MBA from Drexel University.

Steve Betts
Director of Dining Services

“I enjoy the residents here at The Manor and working with our talented team to bring the best possible meal choices every day.”

With more than 40 years of culinary experience, and 14 in senior living, Chef Steve Betts, The Manor at York Town’s Director of Dining Services, seeks to raise the bar every day to deliver healthy and delicious menu choices for residents.

After spending time studying cuisine in Tuscany, Steve took to heart what it means to deliver heartfelt meals, and is excited to be a part of The Manor’s team. Residents share their thoughts and ideas with him, and together they create wonderful dining experiences.

John Miller
Fitness Director

With more than 30 years of experience as a fitness trainer, there are few things that John Miller isn’t familiar with when it comes to improving health and wellness. Having been with The Manor at York Town for the past 14 years, John’s expertise is just one of the reasons why our residents live active and vibrant lifestyles.

With a personal interest and continued focus on physiology, he is constantly staying up-to-date with the latest health and exercise information. In 2001, John graduated from the National Personal Training Institute. He holds several certifications from the YMCA, including as a personal trainer and nutrition consultant, leading water exercises, and working with children with disabilities.

As with everything, John’s number one priority is exercise safety. He is always ready to perform a personal fitness evaluation and design a customized program that meets each resident’s needs and abilities, whether it’s daily exercise or his specialty, post-rehab programs.

Bill McDonald
Director of Facilities

To contact Bill:

The Manor at York Town
2010 York Road
Jamison, PA 18929

Amy Ryan
Dining Room Manager

To contact Amy:

The Manor at York Town
2010 York Road
Jamison, PA 18929


Dining Options

Residents dine and share a laugh with a Dining Services employee at The Manor at York Town in Bucks County, PA

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