Get to know our amazing staff:

Clarks Summit

Marilyn Major, LPN

Marilyn Major, LPN

Executive Director

Marilyn has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field with an extensive background in patient care. Marilyn has a strong skill-set in leadership and care management. She has held numerous leadership positions throughout her career and enjoys leading and managing people to excel in their trained and gifted areas. Marilyn is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the agency including care management, managing the Sales and Marketing team and operations management.

Cheryl Podhany, M.A

Cheryl Podhany

Clinical Operations Manager

Cheryl has been working in the medical field for over 8 years and her experience has been concentrated in organizational skills in the medical office environment. Cheryl excels in managing office employees, Caregivers and supervising the Client’s care. Cheryl is responsible for the coordination and management of the recruitment, orientation and hiring process of those employees who work under her supervision along with scheduling.

Jay Major, BS

Jay Major, BS

Business Manager

Jay started working with At Home Quality Care in the summer of 2013 as part of a business internship. Since then, Jay has graduated from Liberty University in 2014 and began working with students at a non-profit youth organization as the organization’s Director of Operations and Ministry Site Leader. He now manages the Finance department and oversees many essential operations of the business.

Clarissa Nobre

Clarissa Nobre

Finance Assistant

Clarissa was hired in January 2020 to be the Finance Assistant for our Clarks Summit office. She comes to us with a background in healthcare and finance, having worked for Bank of America, Cigna and International SOS, a traveler's medical assistance company.

She is originally from Brazil, and moved to the USA for college 16 years ago, where she obtained a Bachelor's in English Literature. She has a 4 year old daughter who keeps her busy (and entertained) at home, and in her spare time, she enjoys painting, photography, exercising as well as writing.

Kelly Diaz

Kelly Diaz

Caregiver Advocate

Kelly graduated from Penn State University in 2012 with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She has been employed with At Home Quality Care since 2011, first as a Caregiver, then as a Scheduler, then she moved to Regional Care Coordinator and most recently has been promoted to our Caregiver Advocate.

Evelyn McAuliffe

Evelyn McAuliffe

Scheduling Coordinator (Clarks Summit/Hawley)

Evelyn has seven years of experience in the caregiving field. She pursued her certification in nurse aide training and graduated from Marywood University in 2010. Evelyn became employed with us shortly after graduation. Because of her excellent work and friendly personality, the office staff promoted her to scheduling coordinator. She interacts with all caregivers and is the direct line of communication for all scheduling needs.

Josie Semenza

Josie Semenza

HR Assistant

Josie came on staff with our company as a receptionist originally. After time away, she was rehired as one of our scheduling coordinators. Now, she assists with our HR department. Josie has worked in the secretarial field for over 30 years. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and crocheting. Josie’s friendly personality and willingness to help out makes her a great asset to At Home Quality Care and we are very glad to have her on staff.

Sue Parise, LPN

Sue Parise, LPN

Regional Marketing Manager

Sue has been a nurse for over 35 years, spending the majority of her career in geriatrics. She also obtained a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Marywood University. She is responsible for marketing and public relations, distributing information to other health care professionals and the community regarding our services, and generating referrals. Sue also does meet-and-greets to introduce our agency and answer any questions regarding our services.

Lewisburg:

Jennifer Cole

Jennifer Cole, LPN

Regional Care Manager

Jennifer has been a nurse for over 20 years - most of her time being in a skilled setting. She held a few different roles in her nursing career from charge nurse to management positions. She is now our Regional Care Manager at our Lewisburg office and is responsible for incident reporting, handling client/caregiver issues, taking and overseeing referrals, and supervising client care and coordination.

Pam Lauver

Pam Lauver

Regional Care Supervisor

Pam has been a nurse for 15 years and she has enjoyed her journey through the different stages of life in the nursing world, from preconception to the end of life. She is excited about continuing her experience as a Regional Care Supervisor with At Home Quality Care. We are glad to welcome Pam to the team!

Esther Mironenko

Esther Mironenko

Regional Care Supervisor

Esther is an LPN and has been a nurse for 9 years. In her spare time, Esther likes to go outdoors and enjoy activities like hiking, kayaking, and gardening. She also likes to try new recipes! Esther enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children, 2 dogs and her very large family. Esther is a Regional Care Coordinator for our Lewisburg office where she does supervisory visits with her clients, new client admissions, and makes sure her clients are well taken care of. We are happy to have her as a part of our team!

Melissa Hunsberger

Melissa Hunsberger

Regional Care Supervisor

Melissa has 20 plus years in many different areas of health care, with pediatric to geriatric experience including home health, nursing home, hospital inpatient care, and doctor’s office. She is a Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center Graduate. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pets as well as being outdoors hunting, fishing and riding ATV. She became a nurse because she loves helping other people, and she loves to get to know others and make them laugh. Even with all this experience, she sees her greatest accomplishment as her three amazing children. We are so happy to have her as a part of our team!

Crystal Reynolds, LPN

Crystal Reynolds, LPN

Scheduling Coordinator

Crystal has been working in healthcare since 2012 as a home care aid. While working as an aid, Crystal decided to further her career by attending LPN school. She then started working in a nursing home for 4 years with 2 of those years working on the Alzheimers unit. Crystal has also worked at a federal prison as an LPN. Crystal graduated with her LPN from Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center in Lewisburg.

Joseph Moralez

Joseph Moralez

Regional Marketing Executive

Joe is new to our "family" but has over seven years of experience in the healthcare field and serving in his most recent role before joining our team as Vice President of Sales for a statewide medical staffing agency. Where he was tasked with business development and expansion. He is also a very active member of the community serving as a Councilman, President of the Milton Public Library, and a Co-chair of the Events Committee for the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce. We are very excited to add him on as our new Regional Marketing Executive!

Hershey

Kaori Kelly

Kaori Kelly

Regional Marketing Executive

With passion for the Disability Community and Elder Care, Kaori has worked in the human services field since 2002. She has held positions such as Customized Employment Coordinator, Nursing Home Transition Coordinator, and Direct Care Staff Member. She is thrilled to be working with us as the Regional Marketing Executive at for our Hershey office. She is responsible for marketing and public relations. Kaori brings a sense of excellence and enthusiasm to our team - we are happy to have her!

Montrose:

Carolea Faulkner

Carolea Faulkner, LPN

Regional Care Supervisor

Carolea is fully aware of our company policies and procedures including our documentation methods and she makes sure that our caregivers understand it as well before they start working with our clients. She teaches skills like infection control, personal care, body mechanics, and vital signs by using a hands-on method.

Jessica Harhut

Jessica Harhut

Scheduling Coordinator Montrose

Jessica comes to us with previous medical agency staffing experience and several years of Human Resource and Recruiting experience. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Marywood University and Master’s degree from Misericordia University in Organizational Management and Human Resources. Jessica has excellent customer service and administrative skills. She resides in Dunmore with her family and 2 adorable puppies. Jessica loves traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. Jessica’s friendly and creative personality makes her a great fit for her Scheduling Coordinator and Caregiver Recruiter roles in our Clarks Summit office.

Hawley:

Peggy Gillespie

Peggy Gillespie

Regional Care Supervisor

Peggy has been in the health care field for 30 years, the majority of it as a home care nurse and private duty Medicaid provider. Peggy has extensive experience with the geriatric population and enjoys volunteering for different senior organizations. She has recently relocated to Pennsylvania from New York. Peggy is the Regional Care Coordinator for our Hawley area. Peggy is responsible for new client admissions, supervisory visits, and assisting with anything related to client care. We are happy to have her as a member of our team!

About Our Team

Here at At Home Quality Care, we truly believe the phrase:
"you can’t take care of other people until you take care of yourself."

Really, this means that our Caregivers come first. They receive the encouragement and attention that ensures they can "pour out" of the energy that comes from a community of support.

We also value and respect our Caregiver’s personal beliefs and convictions- we encourage a holistically healthy lifestyle. You bring your best self to work when you have time to enjoy the things you love outside of work. You won’t be left alone if you are a Caregiver at At Home Quality Care. Now, you're part of an intertwined network of Caregivers that provides encouragement, resources, and meaningful relationships. You will be provided with opportunities to further your specialized training, ideas for creative and engaging activities to try with your Clients, and other helpful resources.

Here’s what some of our employees have to say about us:

Our 5 Core Values dictate the way we treat our employees and our customers, and adhering to them has brought us to where we are today:

  1. Trust ‐ We are confident in knowing that others have our best interests in mind.
  2. Communication ‐ We strive to communicate and listen well.
  3. Initiative ‐ When we see what needs to be done, we do it.
  4. Positive Attitude ‐ Attitude + Action = Accomplishment.
  5. Excellence ‐ We are not perfect, but we strive for excellence!

Trust + Communication + Initiative + Positive Attitude = Excellence.

Have you searched for a workplace that taps into your potential, propels you on to greatness, and encourages you along the way? At Home Quality Care is the place for you.