Christine Battisti Keane, Executive Director

Christine has over 22 years of experience working in the field of senior care and living having worked in long term care, rehabilitation and now independent living communities.  She is a graduate of Cortland State University and currently working towards a Juris Doctor degree.

Christine has strong leadership skills and commitment to the community.  She is dedicated to the needs of Leland Home and collaborative relationships with the Waltham and surrounding community. She has a true commitment to the mission of Leland Home providing high quality and highly valued care that exceeds the expectations of those we serve.

Sandy Cane, Business Office Manager

Sandy has been at the Leland Home since August 2009, and is now the Business Office Manager.  Prior to coming to the Leland Home, she worked for several years at General Electric in Billerica and at Panametrics, Inc. in Waltham.  Her background is in Accounting, Payroll and Human Resources.  Sandy has lived in Waltham for over 30 years.  She enjoys traveling and spending family time with her husband, three grown children and grandson.

Candy Bouris, Director of Activities and Volunteers

Candy has been serving the residents at The Leland Home since September 1994 as the Director of Activities and Volunteers. A graduate of Bates College in Maine, Candy received a B.A. in Mathematics (magna cum laude) and worked as a programmer analyst at John Hancock and an instructional aide with handicapped preschoolers before joining the team at The Leland Home.  Candy resides in Waltham with her husband and enjoys gardening, sewing and volunteering at her church.

Charles “Chuck” Lawry, Maintenance

Chuck, the newest employee at Leland since August 25, 2014, has been in the field for 32 years. Chuck was the lead painter for Nickerson & Hills for over 18 years. Chuck has an Associate’s Degree in Carpentry. Chuck has worked part time for the town of Wellesley as a “Special Officer” for the past twenty-five years. Chuck lives in Bedford with his wife and two teenage children. Chuck enjoys classic cars and spending time with his family.