Northern Virginia

Phebean Sheriff, Executive Director

My role at Tribute is to ensure that every client receives consistent quality care every day. At Tribute, we understand that finding a caregiver can be stressful, time-consuming, and overwhelming during what can be a vulnerable and difficult time. Our goal is to make navigating the process of finding dependable and trustworthy home care as easy as possible for our clients. My team and I dedicate all of our many years of experience and knowledge to providing excellent customer support and delivering outstanding quality care. We take great care in who we hire because we believe it is important to partner with those that share our ideals. We provide our Caregiver Associates with the best training and support to provide you with quality care. We hope you give us the opportunity to help you and your family with your home care needs so that you can experience the difference.

Tribute provides services in Arlington County, Alexandria City, Fairfax City, Fairfax County, Falls Church, and Prince William County.

Give us a call: 571-279-6788

Our Northern Virginia Team


Agnes Van Tassell

Caregiver Associate

Agnes has been committed to providing excellent care and outstanding service to her clients for more than 20 years. In addition to working at Tribute, she also is an Environmental Services Director at an assisted living community.

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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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April Ayer

Caregiver Associate

April is a Certified Nursing Assistant. Her experience having cared for her loved ones turned into a passion for helping others and building connections.

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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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Awet Tesfahun

Manager of Caregiver Excellence

With an extensive background steeped in over 10 years of retail operations, Awet joins tribute with experience in management, team building, strategic implementation, and logistics. She holds a B.S. in Marketing and Biology from Pennsylvania 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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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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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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Dorothy Asiedu

Caregiver Associate

Dorothy is a Certified Home Health Aide and has been a caregiver since 2011. Dorothy is currently in school to be an LPN and takes pride in providing excellent care.

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Elizabeth "Lisa" Brown

RN Client Solutions Manager

Lisa joins Tribute with 13 years of experience as a Registered Nurse with experience ranging from Hospital Operations to Nurse Aide Education. She received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and Master’s in Healthcare Administration from The University of Maryland Global College.

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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 got his MBA from The 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 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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Keshia Burton

Caregiver Associate

Keshia is an experienced caregiver that takes pride in caring for her clients as she would her loved ones. She is interested in growing as a caregiver and making connections with her clients.

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Mavis Osei

Caregiver Associate

Mavis joins Tribute with over 10 years of experience and is a Certified Nursing Assistant. She is patient, flexible and believes in the importance of providing genuine care.

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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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Phebean Sheriff

Executive Director

Phebean came to Tribute with experience in health care accreditation and quality improvement. Phebean earned her Master’s of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University and her Master’s in Health System Administration from Georgetown University.

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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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Tobey Ukaegbu

Caregiver Associate

Tobey was inspired to become a caregiver after caring for a family member in his home country of Nigeria. He is a Direct Support Professional and feels rewarded by lifting the spirits of his clients.

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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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