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​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​David and Terrie Hoops -Business Owners

David.Hoops@Homeinstead.com

Terrie.Hoops@Homeinstead.com

At Your Service 24/7 in Sarasota, FL

David and Terrie Hoops are proud to be the owners of Home Instead Senior Care of Sarasota. With a passion for creating positive changes in their community, they get to lead an organization that provides valuable and compassionate services to seniors, and give back to those who have given so much to this country.Together Terrie and Dave share a love for community service while living an active lifestyle and exploring the outdoor world Florida has to offer.  David has over 25 years of experience working in the health insurance and health care fields. He worked in finance for one of the largest health insurance companies in the country as well as a regional physician practice in New England and New York. He has a BS degree in Business Administration from The Kings College, and an MBA in Finance from Pace University. David is originally from New Jersey. Terrie is passionate about creating positive change in the lives of others through independence and living healthy lifestyles. Terrie has 15 years of educational experience in second language acquisition and developing curriculums for modern languages. She has a BA degree in Anthropology, an MA in Administration and leadership, and a CAS in Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction. Prior to her career in education, Terrie spent several years working in the U.S. and internationally in the ski industry. Terrie has published her first children’s book, Rafa the Refugee. Terrie is originally from Montreal, Canada and is fluent in French and Spanish. Terrie and Dave are excited about serving the senior population in Sarasota, Florida, helping to create a positive living environment for seniors who wish to remain in their homes.

Joan Halliwell - Director of Client Services

Joan Halliwell - Director of Client Services

Joan.Halliwell@HomeInstead.com


 

At Home Instead Senior Care - Sarasota, Florida, Joan works closely with clients and their families to develop the best care plan to suit clients needs and situations.  Prior to entering into the home healthcare industry, Joan spent 18 years in the financial services sector.  A resident of Sarasota, Florida since 1987, Joan is passionate about people, detail and quality of care.  


Jeannah Haber - Staffing Coordinator

Jeannah Haber - Staffing Coordinator

Jeannah.Haber@HomeInstead.com


 

A resident of Sarasota, Florida since 1978, Jeannah has spent the last 11 years as a Home Health Staffing Coordinator and three years with a LTC facility. An expert in care coordination and creating successful matches with our clients, Jeannah is happy to hear from our CAREGivers "I  love my client" and that the client feels the same.  It's a win-win for all of us and the best that we do!


Tara Boccanfuso - Human Resources & Accounting Coordinator

Tara Boccanfuso - Human Resources & Accounting Coordinator

Tara.Boccanfuso@HomeInstead.com

Tara is a native Floridian and lived a few years in Oregon, but had to come back to beautiful Sarasota, her home.  She's been blessed to have the opportunity to travel the U.S. and even some international travel.  She has a passion for helping people, baking, cooking, football and spending time with family and friends, especially the four legged ones.  With prior experience working in accounts payable, payroll, and customer service, she provides administrative support to the office staff and owners along with taking care of the bookkeeping here at Home Instead Senior Care Sarasota.


Elaine Russo, RN

Elaine Russo, RN

Elaine.Russo@HomeInstead.com  ​

Formally from Rochester, New York she has lived in Florida for 18 years.  She loves animals and has two cats.  Elaine has an extensive background in Assisted Living, Memory Care and Long-Term Care along with being a Certified Alzheimer's Instructor.  Her goal is to help people age in place with dignity, respect and compassion.  Her priority is to provide Outstanding Customer Service.


Eugene "Gene" Kiernan - Assistant Bookkeeper

Eugene "Gene" Kiernan - Assistant Bookkeeper

Eugene.Kiernan@HomeInstead.com

 

Gene is a retired Land Surveyor from Northern Virginia. Gene moved to Sarasota, Florida in 2007, after living in Canton, Georgia for 2 Years. Gene also spent some time traveling overseas, visiting Bali, Indonesia in 2007 and Bangkok, Thailand in 2008. Gene would end up living in Thailand from 2008 through 2013 and returned to Sarasota in 2014. Gene unretired himself in 2014 and attended Sarasota Technical College in 2016, earning a certificate in Accounting Operations. Gene joined our staff in July 2018, working with Tara Boccanfuso in our Accounting Department.


Kimberly Williams - Office Coordinator

Kimberly Williams - Office Coordinator

Kimberly.Williams@HomeInstead.com

Kimberly is a Mississippi native and spent many summers in Florida over the years but has now made Sarasota her home as of April 2018. For the past 4 years, Kimberly worked as a resident aide in several assistant living facilities. She has a love for baking, spending time with her family and more importantly, helping others. She started out as a Home Health Aide here at Home Instead but has now been given the opportunity to be our Office Coordinator and works to assist Tara Boccanfuso in our HR department.


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