Meet Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Granville, OH 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.

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Meet Our Home Care Team
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Amy Huddleston, Franchise Owner

Born & raised in Columbus, Amy was living in Seattle when she and her husband discovered Home Instead while researching businesses that focused on serving others.  After meeting the Home Instead team in Omaha, the two decided to move home to Columbus in 2004 and Amy opened a Home Instead office based in Granville, serving Licking and Muskingum counties. 

Amy has a passion for living and leading with a servant’s heart and feels blessed to work with a staff of like-minded individuals at Home Instead. She has been a member of the Rotary Club of Granville since 2006, has received the Rotary Club’s Vocational Service Award, and prides herself on serving others and her community.  

Amy lives with husband, Klay in Pataskala, OH with their two sons and two spoiled French bulldogs.

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Annette Bowman, President

Annette's responsibilities include managing Service Coordinators, On-Call supervisors, client and Care Professional schedules and any client concerns. After a 20-year career in retail management, she started researching companies that she felt had a personal value to their service and a connection to the community. She has found that with Home Instead. Annette and her husband, along with their two children reside in Hebron, Ohio.


Ann Anderson, Office Manager

Ann enjoys her role as Administrative Assistant because it varies from day to day. From invoicing to accounts receivables, to writing welcome letters to new clients, to taking calls from Care Professionals; every day is different and a learning experience. Ann has a background in accounting, marketing, customer service and her true love, working with seniors and their families. Ann has one son who resides in Pottsville, PA, and a spoiled cat at home in Zanesville.


Elaine Prycl, Director of First Impressions

Elaine knows the Home Instead mission well, since she was a great Care Professional and on-call supervisor for almost five years prior to assuming her current position in 2009. If you call our office it will generally be Elaine's cheerful voice that will greet you, and her smiling face will meet you when you enter our office. We have been truly blessed for her to join our team. Elaine resides in Newark, Ohio. She has 4 grown children and 8 grandchildren.

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Jamie Smart, Service Assistant

Jamie joined our team as a Caregiver and then started working for the office.

As a Service Assistant, Jamie's responsible for assisting the Service Coordinators, Human Resources, and the Client Care Team in helping to maximize client and care professional satisfaction.

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Lea Ann Parsley, Home Care Consultant

Lea Ann is responsible for responding to all prospective client inquiries, phone and Online, to help prospective clients understand the services Home Instead offers.

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Jennifer Rowe, Service Coordinator

Jennifer's role is to assist with managing Care Professional schedules and time-off requests. Jennifer has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations and Business Management. Jennifer worked in Food and Beverage/Hotel Management for 20 years, before re-evaluating her career goals and deciding she needed a change. Jennifer started working for Home Instead in 2010 as a Care Professional. Jennifer and her dog, Remi, have lived in Licking County for 18 years and currently reside in the Hebron area.


Mindy Collins, Service Coordinator

Mindy’s role is to assist with managing Care Professional schedules and time-off requests. She enjoys this because it varies from day to day. Mindy started with Home Instead in 2015. She has a background in customer service. She was a dispatcher/scheduler at a local company in Licking County. Mindy enjoys working with seniors and our Care Professionals. Mindy has two sons and one adorable grandson who live in Newark.

Deborah Archer, Director of Human Resources

Deborah Archer, Director of Human Resources

Deborah is responsible for overseeing our HR Department and Care Professional benefits and compensation programs. She originally joined Home Instead in 2005 as a Care Professional, after working in Human Resources for 10+ years with an emphasis on policy development, HR communications and benefits’ administration. She has a B.S. degree in Human Resource Management from The Ohio State University. Deborah and her husband live in Dayton and enjoy gardening and traveling. They have two grown daughters and two grandsons.


Meagan Allison, Senior Recruitment & Retention Supervisor

​Meagan is responsible for recruiting new, wonderful Care Professionals and beginning the onboarding process, as well as supervising the current and new Care Professionals. She has 5+ years of previous management experience and has an Associates degree in Business. She is originally from Canal Winchester, but currently lives in Pataskala with a full house, including 4 cats and 4 dogs.


Dedra Belcher - Recruitment & Retention Supervisor

Dedra is responsible for recruiting, the onboarding process, and supervising Care Professionals. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and is a certified Project Management Professional. Dedra is originally from West Virginia and now resides in Cambridge, Oh. She is actively involved in her church and spends her free time with her husband and adult children.


Cathy Creekmore, Development and Training Coordinator

Training has been a way of life for our current Development and Training Coordinator. Cathy has been a passionate trainer her whole life, whether in the Marine Corps or in the community. Cathy began working for Home Instead as a Care Professional before becoming the Development and Training Coordinator in 2017. She really enjoys spending time teaching new Care Professionals how Home Instead is different from other home services and how we can make a difference in senior’s lives. Cathy also spends time preparing new training materials to keep our Care Professionals the best in the business. She currently lives in Mount Vernon with her husband and two daughters.

Linda Hiltbrunner, Client Care Coordinator

Linda Hiltbrunner, Client Care Coordinator

Quality care is the cornerstone of Home Instead. Linda's role focuses on building relationships with clients and monitoring satisfaction with services. Her main duties include quality assurance visits which ensure that services are meeting the needs of clients, in-home introductions of Care Professionals to clients, and coordinating care for new clients. Her favorite part of the job is delivering birthday and holiday gifts to clients. Linda has a B.S. degree in Education from The Ohio State University. Having retired in 2005 after a 22-year career in the utility industry in Columbus, Linda moved to Buckeye Lake. She joined Home Instead in 2006 as a Care Professional, prior to assuming her current role in 2007.


Maria Rock, Client Care Coordinator

Maria enjoys her role as Client Care Coordinator, meeting with potential clients and their families to share with them our services and bring peace of mind to them as they face a challenging time in their life.  Maria also keeps in touch with her clients and makes sure everyone is receiving exceptional care. Prior to joining Home Instead, Maria spent 24 years in healthcare. She recently returned to long-term care and is excited to work with people who genuinely love their roles.

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Dana Keating, Client Care Coordinator

Dana has always enjoyed the company of seniors, even as a young girl, when she spent much of her free time with her grandparents and an elderly neighbor. She began working with seniors in 2009 in Springfield, IL when she began employment as a case manager with Senior Services of Central Illinois. After a rewarding six-year career with Senior Services, she joined the Home Instead team in the local Springfield, Illinois office. Dana brings passion and a love for seniors to her role as Client Care Coordinator. She's grateful for the opportunity to work with such a dedicated team of people who share the same vision and determination to provide outstanding home care services to seniors and their families.


Renee Green, Client Service Assistant

As Client Care Assistant in the Zanesville office, each day is different. There are office responsibilities and then the opportunities to assist Care Professionals and getting to know our clients.Before coming to Home Instead in 2018 as a Care Professional, Renee had worked for and retired from the State of Ohio, working with aging clients with mental disabilities. She loves being a part of making life better for others, especially aging adults. Renee lives in Roseville, Ohio with her husband of 45 years. and four cats. She has five children and 10 grandchildren.

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Mackenzie Still-Pepper, Media Specialist

Mackenzie enjoys working in a positive workplace and loves that she works with some of the most talented and caring people. In her free time, Mackenzie enjoys camping and game nights with friends. She has a B.S. degree in Photo-Illustrations and over 10 years of experience in Photography and Graphic Design. As a media specialist, Mackenzie's responsibilities include meeting our graphic design, videography, and photography needs and maintaining our social media and online presence; furthermore, her responsibilities include assisting other lead roles in our office to provide the highest of qualities in service to our clients and Care Professionals.

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Our Care Professionals Are the Heart of It ALL

Our Care Professionals are residents of the Licking & Muskingum County area who are carefully screened, fully bonded, and insured. Each takes part in our exclusive multi-phase training program. We place a high priority on matching our Care Professionals with our clients to help develop a bond that will foster independence, promote well-being and support the client's needs with respect and dignity.

Average age:         52 yrs old
Education:             > 40% have a college degree
Work Experience: > 50% have experience in education, business, and healthcare

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