Home Instead has a team of people that really seem to care about your
needs and are very willing to work with you on concerns. They work hard
to make sure a caregiver is always available. I feel more relaxed
knowing they provide excellent care.
"To serve seniors and their families with compassion and excellence."
Todd has a degree in organizational communication from Montana State University, a M.B.A. with an emphasis in management from George Fox Univeristy, and senior leadership training from Case Western Reserve. While at Montana State, he worked as an adjunct college professor. He has senior management experience with companies such as Black & Decker Corporation, Sherwin-Williams Corporation, and Valmont Industries. Todd has served on various community boards and has lead care groups with his church. Todd is a Certified Senior Advisor.
Kristi has a B.A. in elementary education and special education from Montana State University. She has a M.A. in early childhood development and has many years work experience in teaching, and developing curriculum. Kristi is a Certified Senior Advisor. She runs a non-profit, Teens Finding Hope, for teens suffering with depression. Website is: www.teensfindinghope.org.
Corey was born in New Jersey and moved to Oregon in 1992 from Florida. Prior to Home Instead he was a CMA in pulmonary and sleep medicine. Corey has worked in family medicine at OHSU for several years. He loves to golf and has 12 years of work experience in that industry as well. He also has a wide array of carpentry skills. He enjoys having the opportunity to help others succeed in whatever they choose to pursue. Corey has always had a caring heart and is proud to be part of this great team.
Nicole has a B.S. in Finance and worked in the financial industry prior to joining Home Instead in 2011. Outside of work Nicole enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, photography, reading, and taking walks.
Originally from the south, Karen has lived in Oregon for 26 years. Karen is married, has 3 grown sons, and 2 grandsons. Karen ran her own interior decorating business and also worked in travel before working for a Home Instead franchisee. Karen proudly joins the Hillsboro Home Instead family as the Office Coordinator bringing 6 years of previous experience working with both CAREGivers and clients and their families. Karen is very excited to serve and support in any way she can and loves making a difference in the lives of others. She also enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Jeremiah has a background in retail and restaurant management. He started as a field manager and transitioned over to finance and operations. He is excited to help support seniors and work along side family.
Danielle has her B.A. in family and consumer sciences and psychology from Montana State University. She has her Masters in Social Work from the University of Georgia. Danielle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Danielle is a board member of her mother's non-profit, Teens Finding Hope, and has a heart for helping others. She came to Home Instead in April 2015 to serve as the Recruitment, Engagement, & Training Manager. Danielle has transitioned to the role of Client Care Coordinator, and is now our Director of Client Care Services. Danielle is a Certified Senior Advisor and is excited to be serving seniors in the community alongside her parents.
Ruby has a background in mental health social work. She has a B.A. in sociology from the University of Oregon and her Masters of Social Work from Portland State University. In her free time, Ruby enjoys running, sewing, and spending time with her family including its most important member, her border collie Rudy. Ruby is passionate about providing excellent care to seniors and lending an ear and helping hand to CAREGivers.
Andrew Rose is the Client Care Weekend Supervisor for Home Instead Senior Care. Andrew is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned his Master's Degree in Social Work from UC Berkeley in 1998, with a specialization in Aging. Andrew has worked in a variety of positions throughout his career, including case management for people with special needs, clinical direction for trauma treatment, teaching psychology, managing programs and services for the National MS Society, and working in his own clinical counseling practice. Andrew is grateful to continue serving the community through his work with Home Instead.
Julie joined our team in June 2017 as Field Supervisor, writing up client care needs for CAREGivers. Julie checks in with both our CAREGivers and clients to make sure all is well. For 15 years, Julie has been a caregiver and schedule coordinator to field supervisors. She enjoys writing and is currently working on a Children's short story. Julie is also a co-founder of a feline rescue, Cat's Cradle Rescue, where she spends evenings and weekends volunteering.
Erynn is originally from the Chicago area. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and went on to earn her Master of Social Work from Columbia University in New York City. Erynn has joined the Client Care team with over 5 years of gerontological case management and community-based social service experience. In her free time Erynn is an avid reader, a spicy food enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her miniature poodle, Rosie.
Tamara was born and raised in California, but has lived in Oregon since 2000. She is a mom of 4 girls and grandma to one grandson. In her spare time, Tamara enjoys playing co-ed softball, outdoor activities and getting together with her family and friends. Her favorite color is green and her favorite food is Thai. Tamara has worked in the caregiving field for more than 20 years. She manages our CAREGivers' schedules.
Joni has worked with Home Instead for 6 years and started as a CAREGiver with clients in Jennings McCall, Forest Grove. Since March 2011, Joni has been our On Call Supervisor and Staffing Assistant. She is still an active CAREGiver when needed. She misses her clients but loves working with the office team. Joni has been married 20 years and has 3 children: Josh (19), Jessica (14), and Jacob (10).
Jessica was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She started Caregiving in 2008 and has a special place in her heart for hospice work and dementia patients. In 2016 she was hired as a CAREGiver for Home Instead and has gradually worked her way from there to full time in the office. Jessica has been married for 11 years and has 2 beautiful children. She lives on 130 acre farm and enjoys family time, camping, all of her animals, and spending time outdoors.
Kristie was born and raised in Oregon. She manages and coordinates our recruiting department. Kristie has a love and desire to help people to become all they were created to be. Proud mother of an 18 year old son and a 16 year old daughter. She loves going to the beach and hanging out with her wonderful kids. She looks forward to providing caregivers for our amazing clients.
Alicia was born in Livermore, CA, Bay Area. She has three years experience working in the special needs field with adults and children. Alicia enjoys to travel around the world and is an avid attender of her local church in Tigard. Alicia is excited to work with Home Instead due to her love for helping people and working for a business that has great morals and beliefs.
Pennie is originally from California and has relocated to Oregon five years ago. She is married with two sons and a granddaughter with a love for working with Seniors. Over ten years of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant and CAREGiver, she considers it a privilege to continue to work with such a caring and dedicated staff serving Seniors in our community.
Phyllis manages three geographic territories for Home Instead Senior Care; Columbia, Western Washington, and Yamhill Counties. Developing community referral partners and providing avenues to align with local organizations. Creating employment opportunities for caregivers to serve local seniors. Helping families and senior organization provide safe, sustainable and thriving environments for elder seniors is one of her passions. She has been married 43 years, has 4 children, 3 son-in-law's and 4 amazing grandchildren.
Dianne was born and raised in California. She has one son and a grandson who she adores. Dianne began her career with Home Instead four years ago hoping to find purpose and make a difference. Dianne's greatest gift is hospitality. She is responsible for preparing apprecation gifts for both our CAREGivers and referral sources. Dianne prepares all event coordination for the company both internally and with the community at large.
started at Home Instead as a CAREGiver in 2013 and became Client
Care Manager in 2014. Currently, she works in the nursing department at
Home Instead. Outside of work Michele enjoys spending time with her family,
hanging out with her cute pug, and bird watching.
Trish has spent much of her career in senior care so working in Home Care is a comfortable fit for her. She moved from Atlanta, Georgia. Her son moved out here and she followed to spend more time with her grandchildren. She is happy to be welcomed into the Home Instead family.
Therese became a CAREGiver with Home Instead in April 2014 with a background in Wellness Training, and feels that her career here is a perfect fit. In May of 2016 she became a CAREGiver trainer while still caring for some of her current clients. Therese graduated from Pierce School of Nursing in Pierre, South Dakota with a LPN degree. Therese has been married for 36 years, has 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Therese enjoys jigsaw puzzles and camping. Her favorite place to camp with family and friends is on the Oregon coast at Nehalem Bay.
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