Meet Our Team

Home Helpers of Greater Milwaukee Staff

Tim Bireley, Owner/CEO

Tim Bireley
Owner/Chief Executive Officer

 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 
• Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)
• Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) 
 Over 35 years of executive-level experience in the healthcare and health insurance industries.

Tim’s focus:
 Ensuring we keep our promises to our clients.
 Develop the best possible workforce to serve our clients
 The future vision and strategy of Home Helpers of Greater Milwaukee

The “Why”…
"Home care helped our family when my Granna needed it. This business allows me to pay it forward."

Laura Bireley, RN, Owner/President

Laura Bireley, RN
Owner/President 

 Laura is a Registered Nurse (RN) who has worked over 30 years in the field of cardiology—where 90% of her patients are seniors.
 Deep and thorough understanding of the senior community, including their wants, their needs, and their perspectives.
 Developed our value proposition which has a Registered Nurse involved with every client, every step of the way.

The “Why”…
"I love older Americans. I’ve dedicated my career to helping predominately seniors in my chosen field of Cardiology."

Robin Fazio, RN, Director of Nursing

Robin Fazio, RN
Director of Nursing 

 30 years of nursing experience in the Milwaukee/Ozaukee area.
 Focuses on conducting initial and ongoing comprehensive client assessments and develops the plan of care.
 Coordinates total patient care by monitoring the client’s condition, promoting sound preventative practices and coordinating services.
 Provides care management which includes continual communications with clients, families, and caregivers.

The “Why”…
"I began my nursing career in pediatrics and will end it in geriatrics. All my life I have been a giving and caring person so completing the cycle of life has been very rewarding to me."

Erin Schmidt, Nurse Care Manager

Erin Schmidt
Nurse Care Manager

 Nurse who manages the client’s care
 Conducts home consultations
 Has worked in the healthcare field for over 10 years

The “Why”…
"After losing all grandparents at a young age, I found true enjoyment in helping improve the quality of life for our seniors. You can learn so much from them and they have a lot to give. It’s very rewarding."

Marie Kissinger, Director of Operations

Marie Kissinger
Director of Operations

 Responsible for the daily operations of the business
 Over 4 years in working in the home healthcare setting
 9 years of working directly with seniors
 Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP)

The “Why”…
"My grandmother was a huge influence in my life and why I chose to start working with seniors. I wanted to make a difference in the life of seniors and help them through their last years in life. I wanted seniors to know that they are important and that it takes one person to help make a difference."

Cassandra Hamilton (Bireley), Executive Assistant

Cassandra Hamilton (Bireley)
Executive Assistant

 Youngest daughter of Owner/CEO Tim Bireley.
 Manages, directs, and facilitates daily communication and office visitation from clients, caregivers, partnering businesses and prospective clientele.
 Collaborates with administrative team members on various group and individual projects.
 Graduated from UW-La Crosse in May of 2016 and is pursuing a Masters at Concordia University Wisconsin.

The “Why”…
"Home care was the answer to our prayers with my Granna. Because of home care, my Granna’s quality of life was improved through the devoted and loving care of her caregivers. Home care allowed my Granna to die peacefully in the comfort of her own home – surrounded by loved ones and cherished memories."

Lakeesha Robinson, Scheduling Coordinator & Senior Caregiver

Lakeesha Robinson
Scheduling Coordinator & Senior Caregiver

 Assists in all client and caregiver scheduling
 21 years as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
 Very compassionate and feels that helping others is her calling

The “Why”
"I am a compassionate person and I wake up every morning and know I can make a difference in someone’s life. In my years as a certified caregiver, I’ve grown and built relationships with clients and their families, and I can say I’ll never stop what I do and that healthcare is my life."

Chuck Barney, Payroll and Billing Specialist

Chuck Barney
Payroll and Billing Specialist

 Responsible for all payroll and client billing
 Over 30 years of finance and accounting experience, including five years in the healthcare field
 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA)
 Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
 Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
 Serves the company as both an admin professional and as a caregiver

The “Why”…
After assisting his father fight lung cancer for over a year, Chuck was inspired to join Home Helpers so to be able to help people, both as a business professional and as a caregiver.

Natasha Carter, HR Recruiter & Specialist

Natasha Carter
HR Recruiter & Specialist

 Experienced recruiter
 16 years of corporate experience
 Provides skillful Hiring and Training

The “Why”…
"Having personally cared for my mother until she passed, inspired me to become an advocate for others and to recruit passionate people to do the same."

Kris McConighen, Nurse Care Manager

Kris McConighen
Nurse Care Manager

Molly Farrell, Home Care Consultant

Molly Farrell
Home Care Consultant