Michelle Russo
Director of Therapeutic Recreation 

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Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Michelle has been working in healthcare for over 10 years. She received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Community Health from Hofstra University. Michelle began her career as a Senior Activities Assistant working at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children. Her experience working with children unlocked her passion and utter joy in helping others thus allowing her to connect with people of all ages. For the last 6 years, she has led a successful Therapeutic Recreation team. Her creativity and enthusiasm allow her to radiate a vibrant living environment for the residents of Cold Spring Hills.


In her free time, Michelle loves staying physically active, traveling, cooking, and baking. She enjoys spending time with her family especially her new puppy, Cash.

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