Annapolis, MD

Allie Birch, Executive Director

As a dual role Executive Director and Registered Nurse Client Solutions Manager at Tribute Home Care, I have the opportunity to grow our care over the Anne Arundel County region, as well as complete client assessments and maintain frequent home visits with our clients and caregivers alike. I am passionate about what we do and look forward to learning more about how we could be of most help to your loved one.

Tribute provides services throughout Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Montgomery County, and in many of the towns in Carroll, Harford, Howard, and Prince George’s Counties.

Give us a call: 443-354-4900

 

Our Annapolis Team


Abigail "Abby" Link

Caregiver Associate

Abby obtained her CNA through a program in high school. She says she really likes one on one care because of the bonds she can create with her clients.

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Allie Birch

Executive Director/ RN Client Solutions Manager

Prior to joining Tribute, Allie worked for Medstar Georgetown University Hospital as a Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. She also has experience working as an Infusion RN for Tunnell Cancer Center with Beebe Healthcare at the beach in Lewes, Delaware. Allie earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Aspen University.

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Allie Bridgeman

Scheduling Manager

Prior to joining Tribute, Allie worked as a Physical Therapy Aide at an outpatient clinic. She earned her Bachelor of Health Science with a minor in Psychology from Quinnipiac University.

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Andrew Dobson

After-Hours Support Manager

Prior to joining the Tribute team, Andrew worked for over 10 years in human services. He holds a Bachelors in Psychology from UMASS Boston and a Masters in Mindfulness Studies from Lesley University.

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Arona Bauer, LICSW

Partner and COO

Arona has been working in elder care since 2005. She served as Executive Director and Director of Development for two large private home care agencies before joining Tribute. Arona received a bachelor of Science from UMass Amherst and a Master of Social Work from Salem State University.

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Ashley Lewis

After-Hours Support Manager

Ashley joins Tribute with over ten years of outpatient oncology experience, and most recently worked in Palliative Care and Psychosocial Oncology. Ashley earned her Bachelor’s in Healthcare Management from Northeastern University and her Master of Health Administration from Boston College.

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Audra Mirante-Rogles

Controller

Audra has worked for Tribute Home Care since 2015. She has worked in both public and private accounting throughout her career. Audra is a graduate with a BS degree in Accounting from Clarkson University.

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Beverly "Bev" Sangster

Caregiver Associate

Bev joins the Tribute Annapolis team with over twenty years of caregiving experience in a variety of settings. She is passionate about supporting her clients to reach their full potential and live as independently as possible.

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Brian Cavoli

Director of Strategic Marketing

Brian joins Tribute with a background in digital media and growth marketing, most recently in the health and home division of a consumer products company. Brian received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Providence College.

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Brittany Heiselman

Associate Care Manager

Before joining Tribute, Brittany worked in private duty home care as a Certified Nursing Assistant for over five years. She enjoys crafting and has recently started making her own quilts and blankets.

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Carolyn Queen

Caregiver Associate

Carolyn joins Tribute with over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field. She loves working in home care because of the close relationships she gets to build with different people and their families.

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Charlotte Sneath

Manager of Caregiver Excellence

Charlotte graduated in 2015 with a Bachelors degree in the History of Art from Johns Hopkins University. She then joined Teach for America and taught elementary school in Texas for four years. She returned to work for Tribute in 2020 after having held a summer position with the Baltimore office in 2014.

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Chenelle Johnson

Administrative Associate

Chenelle is a Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant who joined Tribute with over eight years of experience working at a local skilled nursing and rehabilitation center.

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Dave Petrocelli

Director of Scheduling Operations

Dave arrived at Tribute after 16 years functioning as a Mental Health Clinician, Neuropsychological Consultant, and Manager of Workforce and Business Development. He earned his Master’s in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Operations via Babson College and Goldman Sachs, and his Bachelor’s in Education and Pre-Health professions at the University of Rhode Island.

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Galip Gencer

Director of Strategic Planning and Project Management

Galip has experience in various sectors, including over 15 years in strategic planning and change management. Galip has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and received his MBA from Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business.

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Haley Carignan

Manager of Talent Acquisition

Haley joins Tribute with a background in recruiting, sales and marketing. Prior to joining Tribute, Haley supported sales for an event management company and the legal recruiting efforts for a global staffing firm. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology from Roger Williams University.

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Holly Sledzinski

Hiring Coordinator

Prior to joining Tribute, Holly worked for a human services agency as a career counselor. She also worked as a Bereavement Coordinator in Home Care and Hospice. She earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Oakland University.

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Jamie Lineweaver, MS Human Resources Development

Manager of Process Excellence

Prior to joining Tribute, Jamie worked at a national non-profit helping children with emotional and behavioral problems. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development from Virginia Tech and graduated from Villanova University with her Master’s of Science in Human Resources Development.

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Jeanine Desatnick

Senior Manager of Caregiver Talent Acquisition

Jeanine joins Tribute with 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the fashion industry. Jeanine earned a Bachelor of Science in Textiles, Merchandising, and Design from the University of Rhode Island.

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Jenna Serunian

Manager of Benefits and Compensation

Jenna joins Tribute with several years of HR experience within the medical device and financial services sectors. Jenna holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

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Jennifer Robinson

Scheduling Partner

Prior to joining Tribute, Jennifer was a Caregiver for over three years working in assisted living facilities and in private duty home care. Jennifer became a Scheduling Partner in 2021.

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Jennifer Schweizer

After-Hours Support Manager

Jennifer joins the team with 15 years of home care experience. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from The Pennsylvania State University and her Master’s Degree from Wilmington University. Prior to working in home care, she worked in food and beverage, catering small and large events in Philadelphia.

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Jennifer Shapiro

Finance Administrator

Jennifer has worked primarily as a project engineer and project manager in various manufacturing environments, and also has office manager experience with a medical device start up company. She has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Michigan State University.

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John Sneath

Founder and CEO

John has worked in elder care since the age of 16. Prior to founding Tribute, he founded Deerfield Senior Day Centers, and was Partner and COO of a large private home care agency for 10 years. John received a Bachelors degree from Harvard University and an MBA from Dartmouth.

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Kelly Shea

Scheduling Administrator

Kelly comes to Tribute after 5 years scheduling real estate photo sessions in Boston, 10 years as a Paralegal in Chicago, and 4 years in Healthcare in St Louis. Kelly earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Kansas.

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Kia'aina "Kia" Akiona

Caregiver Associate

Kia is a Certified Nursing Assistant from Hawaii. He plans to go to nursing school so that he can eventually work in pediatric oncology.

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Luis Morales

Scheduling Partner

Prior to joining Tribute, Luis worked as a Service Manager for a home heating oil company. He has amassed 7 years of scheduling, routing, and direct client interaction experience.

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Lula Edwards

Caregiver Associate

Lula is a certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant who brings over 25 years of elder care experience to Tribute. She also holds a Home Health Aide certification in New York, where she lived for a long time before moving to Maryland to be closer to family. Lula has a wealth of experience in long term care and rehab facilities, as well as in private homes and as a live-in caregiver.

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Maya Fox

Caregiver Recruiting Manager

Prior to joining Tribute, Maya worked in higher education and has experience in recruiting, employee training, and financial services. She earned a Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology from Clark University and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Human Resources Development.

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Merline Graham

Caregiver Associate

Merline joins Tribute with over 15 years of experience as a caregiver in private duty home care. she has always loved to sew in her spare time and has always made her children’s clothes. Her latest project is sewing masks.

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Michelle Hejduk

Associate Care Manager

Before joining Tribute, Michelle worked in Assisted Living facilities for almost ten years. She is currently in school to become a Registered Nurse and has an identical twin sister.

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Olanike "Nike" Akinloye

Caregiver Associate

Nike is a Geriatric Nursing Assistant who has over three years of caregiving experience in a variety of settings. Before moving to the United States, Nike was a high school teacher in Nigeria for fifteen years.

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Pamela Eben

Caregiver Associate

In 2018, Pamela began her career as a caregiver in the United States and became a Certified Nursing Assistant. Prior to this, Pamela worked as a nursing assistant in her home country, Cameroon.

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Rachell Chmielewski

Manager of Caregiver Excellence

Rachell has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from McDaniel College and 20 years of experience in human services. Prior to joining Tribute, Rachell worked as a Medical Case Manager, coordinating and overseeing services for older adults.

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Regina McNally, MS Human Resources

Director of People & Culture

Regina is an experienced leader in engaging, motivating, and developing employees. Before joining Tribute, she spent over a dozen years managing global HR and community involvement programs in the financial services sector. Regina has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Maine at Farmington, and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Suffolk University.

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Samantha "Sam" Gorman

After-Hours Support Manager

Sam spent four remarkable years working for Tribute at the start of her caregiving career. She left for several years to specialize in hospice, but missed doing one on one care, so she returned to us at Tribute! As a Certified Nursing Assistant and After Hours Support Manager, Sam truly goes above and beyond for her clients to make them feel comfortable and supported.

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Samantha Schultz

Caregiver Associate

Samantha is a certified nursing assistant with over four years of experience providing care for others. Prior to joining Tribute, Samantha worked as a nursing assistant for a rehabilitation hospital.

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Wendy Szaniawski

Staff Accountant

Wendy came to Tribute after more than 20 years of experience working as a Finance Manager supporting Accounting and Finance functions in several markets for a large national company. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maine, Orono.

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Valerie Fotang

Caregiver Asssociate

Valerie has over 14 years of experience in healthcare working primarily in assisted livings facilities and hospitals. Valerie used to be a nurse in her home country and enjoys developing meaningful relationships with her clients.

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