Lucy Andrews, DNP, RN, MS
Founder & CEO
At Your Service Nursing & Home Care
Santa Rosa, Calif.
Lucy Andrews is the founder and CEO of Creative Solutions Home Care Consulting Services and At Your Service Nursing & Home Care, a concierge nursing and home care agency. Andrews is the chair of the California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) and the immediate past vice chair for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC). After serving as a clinical nurse in the University Health System at UC San Francisco, she became a discharge planner for in-home care in 1988. She has worked in every aspect of home care including Medicare-certified care, durable medical equipment, infusion, hospice and private duty. She also works as a home care consultant across the country and as a legal nurse consultant for the home care industry. Andrews did her doctoral work on the global dementia crisis, aging and prevention strategies for healthy living, and she has developed dementia and Alzheimer’s disease plans for aging patients leaving the hospital setting or entering long-term care or home health and hospice environments.
Stacie Gillespie is the SEO Manager for Corecubed with over 10 years of integrated marketing experience. She works with clients to develop customized, holistic search marketing strategies that help them thrive in online searches. Gillespie holds a Master of Science in Digital Marketing and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Integrated Marketing Communications from East Tennessee State University. She has also earned a Google Analytics Individual Qualification and is Google AdWords certified.
Founder & CEO
Senior Solutions Home Care
Kunu is founder & CEO, Senior Solutions Home Care, Brentwood, Tenn. Kunu is an influencer in the long-term care/ health care space in Tennessee. Passionate about impacting the health care space, founding a senior care agency was a natural fit. With the motivation of helping his own grandparents as his first clients, Kunu started Senior Solutions Home Care in 2010. Today the company services the entire state out of multiple offices. In his free time, Kunu enjoys family time with his wife Jill and their three daughters. As an eternal scholar, you'll often find Kunu researching or learning more about the art of entrepreneurship. Grateful for the hundreds of families that trust the care of their loved ones to his team, Kunu focuses on being the market leader in the industry.
Founder & CEO
Virginia Beach, Va.
This agency has over 350 employees and schedules over 13,000 hours per week of private pay services in its main Southeastern Virginia location. The agency has developed new services and technologies, and works with affiliate agencies in other markets. Tom has been an owner of two successful healthcare service providers: Seniorcorp and CareFamily. He has been a board member of two prominent senior advocacy groups — the Alzheimer’s Association and Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia. Tom attended Allegheny College, George Mason University, and Oxford University in England. Tom and his wife have five children and reside in Virginia Beach, Va.
Joseph Maddaloni Jr.
Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP
Florham Park, N.J.
Joseph Maddaloni, Jr. is a partner with Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP in Florham Park, N.J. Maddaloni co-chairs the Labor and Employment practice group. He is a former general counsel for an international service company who concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law, commercial law and regulatory and government affairs. He regularly provides counseling and representation to home care companies and private duty agencies nationwide. Maddaloni is a member of the Board of Directors of the Home Care Council of New Jersey and the Chief Executive Officer of the Home Health Services Association of New Jersey. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Home Care Accreditation, and he formerly served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Home Care Association of New Jersey.
Home Care Pulse
Erik Madsen is chief executive officer with Home Care Pulse in Rexburg, Idaho. is Before joining Home Care Pulse, Erik spent eighteen years working with a global consumer products company covering sales, marketing, customer support, and operations. He joined Home Care Pulse after a friend told him that it was a fast company focused on serving people. Erik has a master’s degree in business management from Idaho State University, and he loves using his knowledge and experience to help others succeed and organize chaos into functioning systems and processes.
Founder & Chairman
Home Care Pulse
Aaron Marcum is founder and chairman of Home Care Pulse in Rexburg, Idaho. Though Aaron received his degree from Utah State University in business and history, he quickly realized that his passion was in working with seniors. For eight years, Aaron owned and operated a highly successful home care agency. This work inspired him to start Home Care Pulse, aimed at helping home care providers measure and improve their quality of care. As Home Care Pulse has grown, Aaron has most enjoyed helping providers to accomplish their goals, empower their employees, and confidently provide the best in-home care. When Aaron isn’t working with providers, you can find him fishing, hiking, and camping with his family.
Lisa Meadows, MSW
MSW, Clinical Compliance Educator
Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)
Lisa has over 25 years of experience in the health care industry; from acute care hospitalization, home health, to hospice and palliative care. Lisa is currently the Clinical Compliance Educator for Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) - a nationally-recognized non-profit accreditation organization that has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice and DMEPOS. Lisa is for providing comprehensive clinical, accreditation and industry education to ACHC customers and stakeholders as well as assisting providers with interpreting the ACHC Standards and Medicare Conditions of Participation. Lisa’s experience has allowed her to successfully prepare and lead the home health and hospice agency she was previously employed with through the ACHC Accreditation process. Lisa has also worked as an ACHC Surveyor, affording her the opportunity to assist organizations with developing best practices and compliance strategies. Lisa speaks at national and state conferences, and conducts workshops on the accreditation process as well as other relevant health care topics.
Mary Alice Mirek, RN, BSN
Senior Director of Home Care Operations
Well Care Home Care
Mary Alice Mirek, is senior director of home care operations with Well Care Home Care, a Wilmington, North Carolina-based agency offering personal care services and private duty nursing. Mirek has a background in nursing with more than 19 years in the field. She transitioned into the Home Care sector in 2006 and is currently a member of the senior leadership team at Well Care Home Care where she oversees seven agency branches across the state. She serves on committees for the National Association of Home Care and Hospice, along with the North Carolina Association for Home Care and Hospice and the National Nurses Association. Mirek is a committed patient advocate and consistently strives to improve the patient experience and clinical outcomes.
Nobility Care Solutions
Clinton Nobles began his career at 7 years old. Dressed in his little suit and tie in the rural town of Corbin, Kentucky, he began selling mailing labels to neighbors and businesses in his community. Being the son of entrepreneurs, he was taught the value of grass roots marketing, work ethic, integrity, personal character and perseverance. By the age of 25, Nobles found his calling as an executive leader that helped build local and national companies by establishing community engagement platforms. He coached and trained other leaders on how to consistently deliver service that was focused on the connection rather than the sale. Now, after leaving the corporate world behind to build and establish Nobility Care Solutions in Chattanooga, TN with his wife Jessica, Clinton has founded The Royal Legion. A non-profit organization that engages and unites local senior communities as well as supports, trains, and provides counseling for family caregivers. Every day, he, like his dad, is able to works side by side with his family teaching their children that the worth of a dollar can only be measured by the value of the person earning it.
Founder & President
Nobility Care Solutions
Jessica Nobles’ passion for helping seniors and supporting caregivers is far more than just a career. At the age of 12, she became the primary caregiver for her grandmother and found joy and purpose in helping others live their life to its fullest. Over the years, she drew self-inspiration from those she assisted and her reputation as the “Young Angel with an old soul” quickly spread throughout North Mississippi. By the time she turned 21, she had established her own care management company. Over the next decade, she went from a being a caregiver and entrepreneur to consulting as a franchise developer for national companies. A result of her dedication to connection and community, she received national recognition for creating “Motion, Music, Memory;” a free community program that engages those suffering with Dementia, Parkinson’s, Chronic Illnesses. Now, along with her husband Clinton Nobles, they own and operate one of the fastest growing and highly respected brands in southeast Tennessee that is built upon the four pillars of what she describes as true caregiving: quality, integrity, passion, and personalized care.
Norwood Seniors Network
Norwood Seniors Network provides community-based services to more than 500 clients, and is part of a Norwood Crossing, a facility that offers assisted living, memory care and skilled care. The network provides caregiving, transportation, home- delivered meals, life alerts, social outings and adult daycare. Laura has more than 25 years of experience working with community based care and housing specifically for seniors. She was president of a Chicago-based independent home care agency for 13 years, and there she played a major role in boosting corporate revenue, client referrals and improved operational performance. She has been a national board member for the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) and various community boards. She is a cabinet member of Leading Age of Illinois.
Marissa Snook has been working in public relations and marketing for over 20 years with a focus on aging care marketing and search engine optimization since 2005. She is a Managing Director at Corecubed and the administrator of Corecubed’s award winning MOST home care marketing program. Snook has presented on home care marketing best practices at a number of state home care association meetings as well as countless webinars.
Attorney & Shareholder
Angelo Spinola is a shareholder with Littler Mendelson who chairs the law firm’s home care industry practice group. He has two decades of experience representing home care employers across the country in collective, class and hybrid actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state wage and hour laws. He provides legal aid to employers responding to wage and hour investigations by the Department of Labor and its state agency equivalents, conducts wage and hour practice audits and develops compliance measures that minimize exposure, among other services. Spinola earned his J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 1999 and is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.
Osborn Home Care
Michele Thomas is the executive VP with Osborne Home Care in Greenwich, Conn. Thomas has a deep understanding of home care gained through her former roles such as the president, regional director of sales and vice president of sales and marketing for the Florida-based Family Home Health Services/Family Home Physicians. Thomas hosts a bi-weekly radio program called “Good Living” on Tuesday mornings on WGCH in Greenwich. Her guests include leaders in health care and aging services who discuss wide ranging topics of interest to area seniors. Thomas has always been an advocate for the aging in place movement and she is active with the Alzheimer’s Association as well as the New York and Connecticut state home care associations.