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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 Bradenton, FL.

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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 Home Care Team

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Lisa Herlache, Ph.D., Franchise Owner

Lisa earned her Master's degree in Family Studies and her Ph.D. in psychology from Arizona State University. Her experience includes counseling and assessment. Lisa has family in Wisconsin and personally understands long-distance caregiving needs. She and Marshall have been married over 30 years and have an 19-year-old son, Alexander attending Emory University.

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Dr. Marshall Webster, Franchise Owner

Marshall is a retired dentist, having practed in Casa Grande, Arizona for over 25 years. He became interested in Home Instead Senior Care after listening to an interview with the company's founder on NPR. Upon visiting the corporate office in Omaha he was impressed with the company's passion, integrity, and professionalism. His passions include book collecting, Husker football, and his family. Marshall relocated his family to Florida in order to be closer to his mother in Eustis.

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Sherry Schiopucie, Lead Service Coordinator

Sherry has many years’ experience in the homecare scheduling arena. Sherry’s dedication, hard work, and customer service skills combine to create wonderful client and CAREGiver matches. Additionally, Sherry oversees our CAREGiver’s online training program. She loves to stay busy! Sherry is “mom” to Petey, our canine office mascot!

Lariann Austin, On Call Specialist

Lariann worked as our office’s lead service coordinator for multiple years. After the birth of her second child Lariann opted to continue working with Home Instead but in a remote capacity so she could spend more time with her children. Lariann understands well that homecare is a 24/7 business and adeptly handles all calls after regular business hours. It’s wonderful to know care is professionally handled at all hours!

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Tuesday Bertalot, Recruitment Manager

Tuesday joined the Home Instead Care Professional team in 2014 as a Home Health Aide and in 2022 was promoted to Lead Recruiter. As a highly experienced direct service provider Tuesday is well suited to recruit and screen the next generation of care professionals. Tuesday holds a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration and enjoys family time, especially Sundays with her grandson!

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Valley McDowell, Administrative Assistant

Valley began as a CAREGiver with our office over ten years ago, serving seniors diligently for over a decade. She still serves, but in an administrative assistant capacity now, helping with filing, phones and scheduling. In addition to understanding the role of a CAREGiver Valley also understands the importance of organization behind the scenes for operational efficiency!

Marietta Rau, R.N.

Marietta brings a wealth of nursing experience in geriatrics, critical care, hospice, and case management. She utilizes her vast knowledge and experience in teaching and coaching our aides. Marieta also brings her bubbly personality as a community liaison, networking with other care providers and promoting our CAREGiver training as a key differentiator among local agencies!

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Irene Griffith, R.N.

For Irene Griffith, service to others is more than a lifetime commitment, it is a calling. With a nursing career that has spanned over forty years, Irene has touched countless lives while building a strong history of ethical and professional healthcare service. Irene is our certified CPR instructor and a state approved Alzheimer’s instructor. Additionally, Irene performs skills assessments on every new hire, regardless of experience, before they represent Home Instead in the field.

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Dianne Gritzmacher, Bookkeeping

Dianne has been with Home Instead since 2014 in the capacity of bookkeeper. Dianne is responsible for billing, invoicing, payroll and our county contracts. With an eye for detail and a heart to serve Dianne can be found diligently working in her office surrounded by calculators, computer screens and paperwork!

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Melissa Toye, LPN

With 25 years of bedside experience, Melissa is excited to lend her support and knowledge to our team!  She enjoys teaching and can be found training the new CarePros that join our team or out in the field visiting our clients.  When she isn't in the office she enjoys photography, traveling, or enjoying time with her family!

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Mellisa Rosario, Director of Client Success

Mellisa moved to Florida the summer of 2021 from the Maryland/Washington, DC area. Mellisa has ten years of experience working with older adults in the home care industry and over 20 working in a leadership role. She has a passion for helping others and ensuring all older adults have the care required to thrive in life!

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Bradenton, FL 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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