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Everything we do at Home Instead is about providing exceptional care and our people mean everything to our success in doing that.  We have a dedicated group of professionals ready to serve and their role in offering an unmatched level of oversight, reliability and response is fundamental to the quality of our services.  Thank you for taking the time to learn a little more about why we believe that taking good care of people means having the best people on our team. You can always reach us by phone at (302) 654-4003 to get help setting up home care for a family member.​​​ ​​

Bob Bird - Founder / Owner

Bob Bird - Founder / Owner

Bob opened the doors to our Home Instead Office in 2003.  Since opening Home Instead, he has been committed to improving the quality of life for seniors in our area.   He is very involved in the community and works to bring senior issues to the forefront. He currently serves as President of the Delaware Association of Home and Community Care and Treasurer of the Choir School of Delaware.  He serves on both the Health and Employer Advocacy Committees for the Delaware State Chamber.  Bob is a frequent speaker on issues affecting seniors.

Recently Bob played a key role in the development of the global Alzheimer's CARE training program by Home Instead. He advised on the development of Alzheimer's training for the U. of Pennsylvania Health system and participates in Alzheimer's continuing education at John Hopkins. Most recently he led an expert panel contributing to the newly published Confidence to Care, a resource guide for the family caregivers providing Alzheimer's disease or other dementia care at home.

Prior to establishing Home Instead Senior Care Bob spent over thirty years in strategic planning and marketing for a range of major corporations including IBM, Pepsi, Kraft and Pfizer.

His background includes positions as Senior Vice President and operating board member at J. Walter Thompson and Ogilvy Communications.


Allison Sullivan - President / Owner

Allison Sullivan - President / Owner

Allison came to Home Instead in 2012.  After many years in education and management, Allison had an opportunity to join her parents, Bob and Val in their Home Instead business.  Prior to becoming an owner, she worked in various roles within Home Instead gaining an in-depth and first-hand understanding of the issues affecting seniors. As an owner she oversees and is involved in all aspects of our business. In addition to professional experiences, personal understanding has guided her relationship focused approach. Her mission is to provide the highest quality home care experience through reliable, responsive and relationship driven care.  Before Home Instead Allison taught History in secondary school.  She received her MA in Humanities, from Fordham University where she was a Presidential scholar.  She also received her BA from Fordham in theater. Allison loves being outside, taking long walks, learning, and of course, her three crazy kids.


Sherie Winters - Managing Director

Sherie Winters - Managing Director

Sherie has been with Home Instead Senior Care since 2004.  As managing director, she is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of our services are running at their best. Sherie' works with all departments managing communications, day-to-day operations, overseeing staff performance and addressing any issues or concerns that might arise.  Her role at Home Instead has been has been key to developing our business.  Truly dedicated to fulfilling the needs of our clients and staff, her office is a frequent and friendly destination.  Being an entrepreneur and business owner in her own right, Sherie' came to Home Instead with an extensive background in senior care management.  She has also completed Home Instead's general manager program at our Corporate Office in Omaha, Nebraska, focusing on Senior Leadership, Technology, Business Performance, Marketing and Franchise Standards.  Sherie' s favorite place to be is at the beach and she enjoys spending time with her family!


Tracy Harmon - Home Care Director

Tracy Harmon - Home Care Director

​Tracy joined Home Instead in 2018. As Home Care Director her role is central to the client care team. Tracy oversees marketing, communications and the ongoing development of partnerships. Tracy also meets directly with clients and families helping to determine care needs. Combined with Tracy's professional knowledge is her first-hand experience as a family caregiver. Tracy's experiences caring for close family members makes her a particularly empathetic family contact. Before joining Home Instead, Tracy has 20 years of experience in Sales, Marketing & Business Development with Corporation Service Company. Tracy loves volunteering, dancing, and the beach!


Carmen Winfield - Human Resources Manager

Carmen Winfield - Human Resources Manager

Carmen Winfield started with Home Instead September 2020.  She has been in Human Resources for 20 years plus. From Automotive Dealerships, Distribution Centers, Technology and Marketing to Senior Lifestyle and Mental, Physical and Intellectually challenged Adults.  She has learned a great amount from each of her experiences but her most passionate would be working with the Senior Lifestyle and Mentally challenged adults.  She enjoys rescuing animals and plants/trees, sitting on a beach reading or hiking up a mountaintop gazing at the scenery and breathing it all in.


Theresa Siminari - Client Care Manager

Theresa Siminari - Client Care Manager

​Theresa joined Home Instead in 2015 as a caregiver. She brings more than 25 years of experience from the healthcare field. She is a Certified Medical Assistant and at one point owned a medical transcription business. As Client Care Manager, she is responsible for assessing client's needs, establishes a plan of care that meets those needs and works with the client, their family and coworkers to ensure expectations are met and quality care is delivered. She has a true passion and love of helping others and is dedicated to her job. Theresa's sense of humor puts a smile on everyone's face. Theresa loves camping and is a diehard Eagles fan!


Leonie Golding - Scheduling Coordinator

Leonie Golding - Scheduling Coordinator

Leonie joined Home Instead Senior Care in the spring of 2011.  With over twenty years of experience in healthcare and scheduling, she is the perfect complement to our office team.  Leonie shares the responsibility for coordinating client and CAREGiver schedules, focusing on pairing clients with the CAREGivers who match them best.  She is a certified CNA Home Health Aide and is known to lend a helping hand to clients.  She also works as part of our 24 hours on call team. Leonie is truly dedicated to our clients and takes great pride in knowing she impacts the lives of clients and CAREGivers alike.  Leonie loves to cook and sing!


Naveen Victor - Scheduling Coordinator

Naveen Victor - Scheduling Coordinator

​Naveen joined Home Instead November 2012. He shares the responsibility for coordinating client and CAREGiver schedules, focusing on pairing clients with CAREGivers who match them best. Naveen completed his bachelor's degree in nursing from India's prestigious National institute of Nursing Education in 2010, with a distinction in Medical and Surgical Nursing and Community Health Nursing. Upon completing his studies, Naveen worked as the staff nurse at a multi-specialty hospital in the surgical intensive care unit for 2 years.  He was then promoted to clinical instructor responsible for hiring and training new staff nurses.  Naveen loves International cuisines, cooking, and playing cricket!


Karen Connelly - Human Resources Manager

Karen Connelly - Human Resources Manager

Karen joined Home Instead as the Recruitment Coordinator in June 2015.  She holds a bachelors degree in Foods and Nutrition and brings over 17 years of experience in the healthcare industry.  Her current role as Office Coordinator helps with the running of all daily administrative operations and assists in ways that optimize our procedures and communications. Karen coordinates with each department to ensure compliance and all requests are met. Karen works closely with our HR and Client Care teams to maintain the highest level of customer service is given at all times.  Karen has a passion for cooking and loves her grandchildren!


Nancy Zeller - Training, Human Resources

Nancy Zeller - Training, Human Resources

Nancy joined us in 2007 and is an accomplished CAREGiver and C.N.A., leading our training efforts in the office & community. She facilitates our three-day orientation and training for new CAREGivers, as well as Personal Care and Hospice classes. She is one of the first in Home Instead's worldwide network to pilot our Alzheimer's CARE training program, an advanced 8-hour course dedicated to dementia care. She has worked one-on-one with Alzheimer's clients & taught for years prior to joining our team. Along with her role in training & education, Nancy works with clients and families developing activities focused plans of care. Nancy earned her BA from the University of Delaware with a double major in Communications and Theater. Nancy loves serving, volunteering, and video-chats with her grandkids!


Krystal Taylor – Human Resources Assistant

Krystal Taylor – Human Resources Assistant

​Krystal joined the Home Instead team in 2019. She has a bachelor's degree in Human Services.  During her time with Home Instead, she's been an awesome assistant to the Client Care and Human Resources Teams. Krystal also has a great relationship with all our Home Instead Caregivers and assists with any of their needs outside of scheduling.  During the past 20 years she not only has been a compassionate Caregiver but she has also worked with children with special needs, supported our youth in emotional support classrooms, volunteered at local Shelters, worked with women in Domestic Violence situations at the Piscataway Police Department, and was a full time Nanny! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with my family, cooking, hanging with friends & eating Seafood!


Carla May - Billing, Payroll Administrator

Carla May - Billing, Payroll Administrator

Carla joined Home Instead in 2007 and is responsible for coordinating client and CAREGiver schedules.  Bringing more than twenty years of experience as an aide and medical administrator to Home Instead, she works to match client and CAREGiver needs, assigning shifts and providing on-call services.  As a Certified Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide, Carla has touched the hearts of those in retirement communities as well as those at Home Instead.   She is a seasoned medical billing expert, working in fast paced doctor's offices.  Carla loves animals, bowling and karaoke!


Alice Deese - Financial Manager

Alice Deese - Financial Manager

Alice has been with Home Instead for many years and she is our all-around financial firefighter. She does our bookkeeping, including processing incoming receivables and collections, and accounts payable.  Along with being a full-charge bookkeeper, she assists staff in any way she can.  Alice keeps us all up to date and organized.  She was born and raised in Wilmington and is very involved in our community. She has over forty years of experience as a bookkeeper. Alice loves good food, wines and great music!