Carol Mullen is the Hospice Care Consultant for Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care. Previously Carol was the Director of Harmony Home Care and Executive Director of Parc at Buckhead/Atlanta, GA. Carol has been actively employed in senior care for over 30 years and brings to the foundation expertise in elder care, healthcare management, home care, and is a certified facilitator with the Georgia Alzheimer’s Association. Carol facilitates 5 monthly caregiver support groups in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
Adam Seever is the owner a non-medical home care company that services the Atlanta metro area. His journey to the home care space took place after going through hospice and home care with a family member. Underwhelmed by the quality of care he saw, Adam set a goal of starting a home care company that always did the right thing…for the client and caregivers. This included becoming a Certified Nurse’s Aide which provided Adam with the opportunity to better understand the challenges caregivers face. Prior to becoming owner of the home care company, Adam worked 27 years on corporate sports marketing. Career stops along the way included a global marketing agency, the Coca-Cola Company and domestic and international assignments for the world’s largest sports marketing agency, International Management Group. In addition to volunteering with Amy’s Place, Adam donates his time weekly at hospice, served on the board of Perimeter North Villages, is an active member of Roswell Rotary and supports numerous area non-profits.
Liz Strickland left her work as a Partner with Ernst and Young, LLC to care for her parents, who both have dementia. She and her life partner have customized their home to accommodate her parent’s needs. Liz studied Math and Computer Science at UGA, led Data Processing at Savannah Bank and Trust Co., and redesigned the Credit Reporting System for The Credit Bureau. As a consultant for Coopers and Lybrand, she led the movement of operations of Arrow Shirt Company from Troy, NY to Atlanta, GA. In her 14 years with Ernst and Young, she authored, translated and deployed their international methodology, worked with Edsel Ford to streamline operations for Ford Credit, and redesigned the assembly line for the Ford Motor Company. Liz is past member of the YWCA of Savannah, American Institute of Banking, and the New York based Legacy Foundation.
Bonnie Dobbs is one of the nation’s most educated individuals on the topic of Medicare insurance and is contracted with most Medicare insurance companies. Bonnie presents to numerous organizations, educates, and is a presenter as a Medicare Expert on the Touring Panel Discussion with the Atlanta Journal Constitution Aging in Atlanta Series. Bonnie studied at Kennesaw State University. She is an active member of NAIPC/Atlanta and has served as an exclusive agent for United Healthcare and Aetna Health Insurance.
Loretta Seifferman has made a career in adult education and corporate training for more than 30 years, during which she spent most of her time working in the nonprofit world. As manager of grant writing/funding for Adult Education Services for Catholic Charities Atlanta, her responsibility was to secure funding for adult English and Citizenship preparation classes. Loretta completed her under graduate degree with a BA in English at Emory University and later received her Master’s Degree in Pastoral Studies from Loyola New Orleans. She speaks fluent French and Spanish and has worked extensively with immigrants from around the globe. “Ret” brings personal experience to the Advisory Board as she cares for her husband who lives with a diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia.
Darryn A. Persuad
Darryn A. Persuad, MBA joined the Caring Together in Hope Advisory Board February, 2019. He has extensive digital, broadcast, and client marketing experience. Currently National Account Executive for Cox Media Group, Darryn developed the Atlanta Journal Constitution Aging in Atlanta series which has become one of the top resources for information regarding Atlanta’s ever rising aging population. His general knowledge of media research sources, advertising sales, proficiency in multiple Microsoft Office applications, and his outstanding customer service and public relations skills has earned him countless awards and recognition throughout the Atlanta metro.