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Meet Our Team

We believe every family in the area deserves tailor made in-home senior care with a compassionate touch. That's why we established Home Instead® of Huntsville, AL.

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Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

Our Promise

As a locally owned business, our team offers friendly, responsive service right in your neighborhood. Families love our team because we:
  • Do what we say we’re going to do – each and every time
  • Solve care problems using compassionate, person-centered solutions
  • Engage in thoughtful relationships with the families we serve
  • Give back to our community

About Us

Meet Our Team

Bob Brasher, Franchise Owner

Bob Brasher, Franchise Owner

To us, it is personal. Owners Bob and Joyce Brasher have faced decisions that you are currently facing. Bob, losing a father to Alzheimers Disease, understands the importance of a caregiver who understood the disease and could work with his mom as she struggled to accept someone else coming into her home. When Joyce began providing care for her father who was diagnosed with a multitude of health problems she realized she would need help. Her mother would not be able to care for him around the clock and stay well herself. Living out of town, Joyce had to place her trust in caregivers outside of family members. They recognize the importance and inner struggle of a changing role from daughter/son to care provider.

Jason Edmonds, General Manager

Jason Edmonds, Chief Operating Officer

After selling his business in 2011, Jason became the COO for Home Instead. He has over 15 years in the corporate world and has now turned his focus to making a difference in people's lives. He works directly with each department to ensure the care of clients is our number one priority. He makes a point to speak to each of our CAREGivers every time he sees them. He takes great pride in being a part of the people and not just the numbers. With Jason's guidance, Home Instead is now able to proivde solutions for families so that their loved ones can age in their own homes with dignity and pride. Like many of our clients' children, Jason knows the struggles of caring for aging parents and wants to set a high level standard of care not​ only for his loved ones but our clients as well.

Hannah Simmons, CSA, Director of Operations

Hannah Simmons, CSA, General Manager

After starting as a CAREGiver in April 2009, Hannah found her way into the office and has built her career working in multiple departments. She is currently the General Manager and loves being a listening ear and guiding hand for both clients and CAREGivers. She has 15 years' experience in the healthcare field and has been a Certified Senior Advisor since October 2011. Using her knowledge and personal experience, Hannah serves as a mentor for our clients and their families during such a critical decision making process. She has made a complete career change in order to fulfill, what she feels, is her purpose in life and that is to make a difference in the lives of those who have given us so much. For Hannah, "To Us It's Personal" is more than just a tagline.

LaTonya Cunningham, M.H.A., Finance Manager

LaTonya Cunningham, M.H.A., Recruitment & Retention Manager

Since 2002, LaTonya Cunningham has worn many hats with the Huntsville office. She started her Home Instead Senior Care career as a CAREGiver and worked her way into the office in 2006. She currently serves as the Recruitment & Retention Manager in our Human Resources Department. She manages several assistants who strive to provide the best quality of services to our clients and CAREGivers. Her commitment and dedication to Home Instead demonstrate a great passion that she has for seniors in our community.

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Missy Fields, Director of Marketing

Missy has 22 years of experience across a wide spectrum of the healthcare industry. She leverages her knowledge and experience to represent Home Instead Senior Care as your go-to expert to provide the community with solutions to their aging needs. When Missy is not representing Home Instead, she sells real estate in North Alabama and spends time with her family. 

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Vanessa Sparks, Client Services Manager

Vanessa started with Home Instead in 2010 as a CAREGiver. She always found a way to go above and beyond for her clients and even helped pull extra shifts for staffing. In​ 2012, she was promoted to our Client Care Department and she is now the Client Services Manager. She oversees the Scheduling and Client Care Departments. She makes it her personal mission to ensure the safety of our clients and CAREGivers. Many times, Vanessa is the solution to a hopeless situation. She assesses our clients and their needs and not only develops a plan of care to physically provide for them but emotionally as well. She forms a bond with our clients and their families that stretch even states away. Our clients' families trust Vanessa and appreciate her advice for the best care solutions and the newest and safest products to make our clients' lives easier.

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Kelvin Bailey, Human Resources Assistant

Kelvin started working in the healthcare industry after high school. He didn't have a clear direction in his desired career path until he found his home at Home Instead. He has a wide range of experience from patient care technician, phlebotomy, fast-food management, and computer repair. His goal is to provide the best customer service possible and loves to make people laugh. Kelvin's favorite color is clear and would like to wish everyone a delicious day.
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Greg Ellison, Home Care Coordinator

Greg has lived in Huntsville since 1988.  He and his family have been members of First Baptist Church for those 34 years.  Greg has served the community in multiple healthcare-related positions.  These include pharmaceutical sales, home health, hospice, assisted living/memory care, and home care.  His goal is to help every one of his clients live their lives to the fullest, whatever that means to them.  Because caring is not just a job - it's a calling.  Greg is not content to simply help people get through the day - he wants to help them have the best day possible - filled with joy,  accomplishment, and exceptional care.  It's all about helping people!
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Anna Selfridge, Human Resources Assistant

Anna has been with Home Instead since March 2021 and began as a receptionist. She graduated from Mississippi State University in 2013 with a Bachelor's of Arts in Sociology. She then earned her Master's in Public Policy in 2020 from Georgia State University. Anna enjoys teaching orientation to all of our new CAREGivers and using her 8+ years of customer service experience to make all employees feel welcome at Home Instead. 
Candy Decker

Candy Decker, HR Assistant Manager

In June 2022, she joined our Home Instead team as our HR Assistant Manager. Candy began her career in healthcare in 2009 as a Home Health Aide in an Assisted Living Facility in Minnesota. She worked herself up in the company and soon became the Administrator. In 2015, Candy and her family moved in Alabama and continued to work as Director of Personal Care Services in a home health agency. Candy has an infectious positive attitude and high standard of care. She has an Associate’s degree in Health Information Technician and is currently studying to become a Registered Nurse in Wallace State Community College. Candy loves to spend time with her husband of 17 years and her two daughters.

Tara Grimes

Tara Grimes, Marketing-Intake Coordinator

Tara joined the Home Instead team in August of 2022. She has lived in Grant, Alabama for the last 13 years. She graduated from Jacksonville State University in 2008 with a B.S. Psychology degree. Tara began her career in the childcare field, but swapped to the medical field 9 years ago. She and her husband, Josh, have two daughters, and they love Alabama football and dirt car racing. They enjoy watching their kids race!

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Hannah Minor, Social Media Specialist

Hannah began at Home Instead in July of 2022. She graduated from Liberty University in 2022 with a degree in Business Administration: Digital Marketing and Advertising. Hannah and her husband, Matthew recently moved to Huntsville, and are both enjoying their new careers. She is utilizing her 3+ years of marketing experience to help her grow in her position. 

Anna Stephens

Anna Stephens, Staffing Coordinator

Beginning her career in Home Health July of 2022 , Anna quickly realized how much she loved helping people in need. A few months later, she began at Home Instead as the Staffing Coordinator. Her favorite part of the job is being able to communicate with Caregivers and help find the client best suited for them. Anna is currently attending college to get her degree in Social Work in order to be a supporting voice for families, children, and the elderly. In her spare time, Anna enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pets.

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Jennifer Hampton, Client Care Coordinator

Jennifer began her health care career 17 years ago. She has acquired her knowledge of the field through years of hard work from being a CNA. She has a deep passion for working in this field and has expressed this through working for nursing homes and home health facilities. She loves to read, shop, and travel with her family and friends. 

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Huntsville, AL possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in the community. It is our ultimate goal to forge extraordinary relationships between our clients and their Care Professionals.

When you are ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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