Bethesda, MD

Rachel Kruger RN, Executive Director

As Executive Director, I make sure the service we promise to our clients and their families is exactly what they experience. I do this by making sure our caregivers have the information and training they need to carry out their care plans and by fully supporting them throughout their time visiting our clients. I appreciate the opportunity to connect with so many people in my role, and I look forward to connecting with you.

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

Give us a call: 410-946-8400

Our Bethesda Team


Andrew Dobson

Director of Scheduling Operations

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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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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Betty Ooko

Caregiver Associate

Betty has over ten years of experience as a caregiver, providing care in both private homes and senior living communities. Betty enjoys working as part of a team and with caregivers who take pride in helping people.

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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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Charlotte Brown

Manager of Caregiver Engagement & Development

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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Christine "Chris" Hines

Scheduling Partner

Chris joins Tribute with over 20 years of scheduling and administrative experience in the family services and medical field.

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Comfort Bridges

Caregiver Associate

Comfort joins us at Tribute as an experienced CNA. She is passionate about buildings connections with others and help to improve others' lives.

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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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Grace French

Caregiver Associate

Grace is a personable caregiver who enjoys building relationships with her clients and their family members, in order to ensure the best care possible.

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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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Jane Harriott

Manager of Caregiver Excellence

Prior to joining Tribute, Jane worked as a Public Health Investigator in Baltimore. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education and Promotion at Towson 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

Director 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 won the Tribute Award in 2019 and became a Scheduling Partner in 2021.

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Jennifer Schweizer

Manager of After Hours Support

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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Kristen Mayhew

RN Client Solutions Manager

Kristen has over three years of clinical experience working as a registered nurse specializing in oncology and neonatal intensive care. Before becoming an RN, Kristen was a Promotions Sales Manager for a beverage distribution company driving sales and facilitating relationship development between employees and account personnel.

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Maryann Fulkerson

Caregiver Associate

Maryann brings over nine years of one-on-one caregiving experience to Tribute. Before moving to the U.S., she worked for several years in Guam. Maryann prides herself on building strong, lasting relationships with her clients and their families.

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Marymagdalene Odiachi

Caregiver Associate

Marymagdalene became a caregiver in 2019 .She really loves the work and feels very rewarded by lifting the spirits of her clients.

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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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Melissa Murphy

Scheduling Partner and After Hours Support Manager

Melissa joins Tribute with over 5 years of experience in human service work, including as a case manager and a program manager for adults with disabilities. She earned a Bachelor's degree from University of Massachusetts Lowell in Psychology and Education.

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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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Nicole Blount

Manager of Caregiver Excellence

Nicole joins Tribute after relocating to Maryland from Georgia. She graduated from Goucher College with a degree in Biological Sciences, Public Health and Psychology. Nicole has a strong passion for helping others, having worked as a Resident Assistant in college and interning with the International Rescue Committee.

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Rachel Kurta

After Hours Support Manager

Rachel joins Tribute with over five years of experience in recruitment, case management, scheduling, and after-hours management. She has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science and Human Performance.

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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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Tory McBride

Director of Caregiver Excellence

Tory joined the Tribute team in 2015, with a background in hiring and developing employees in a large retail establishment. Her undergraduate degree is from Roger Williams University, and her Masters degree in Elder Care Management is from Lasell College. Tory worked as a Manager of Caregiver Excellence, Client Solutions Manager, and Executive Director before becoming Director of Caregiver Excellence.

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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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