About Our Staff
Owner and Business Operations
Tom is driven to exceed client expectations and believes that when working with an elder aging in home, communication between the client, family members, and HCA needs to be superior. Tom has a 26-year background in executive management roles primarily focused on client account management, customer service, hiring, and training. His role with HCA is to oversee daily business operations as well as assisting in screening, selecting, and training caregivers and continue to build Vermont’s finest team of caregivers. Tom is a graduate of Swarthmore College. Outside of work he enjoys time with his wife Stacy, two teenage daughters and their 3 dogs. Tom has worked as a volunteer ski instructor with Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sport for the past 5 years and has been active in the Underhill Recreation Committee for over 10 years.
Stacy Lee, CMC
Owner and Client Care Manager
Stacy has worked in both the hospital and home health settings as a Registered Nurse. She gained experience in a wide variety of hospitals including John Hopkins Hospital, Yale-New Haven Hospital, and FAHC/UVM Medical Center. Areas of experience include Oncology, Medical/Surgical and Critical Care/Trauma in the hospital setting. She also worked with the VNA of Chittenden and Grand Isle counties in the Pediatric high tech program. Over time, she learned to appreciate a holistic view of wellness and her desire is to help clients live happy and healthy lives at home. Stacy’s role is overseeing care plans and ensuring the highest standard of professionalism from all members of the care team. Stacy will work directly with families to make sure clients are happy over the course of our service. Stacy is a Certified Care Manager and Functional Medicine Health Coach. She is also a member of the Aging Life Care Association.
Tammy is our Staffing Manager at Home Care Assistance. Tammy started working in the senior home care field in 2005 as a Private Duty Caregiver. She then transitioned into a Scheduling Coordinator, focusing on the fine art of scheduling while finding the perfect caregiver and client match. Tammy’s role at Home Care Assistance requires having an understanding of the delicate art of caregiver and client matching. She honors and respects the uniqueness and independence of each client that we serve and understands the level of trust required to care for someone’s personal needs. As our Staffing Manager, she works closely with our Client Care Managers to make this possible. “To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” ~ Tia Walker.
Arica Johnson is our Recruitment Specialist focused on attracting and hiring the area’s finest Caregivers for our in-home and facility staffing services. Arica started with Home Care Assistance as a Caregiver herself before moving into this office role. It was caregiving for her Great Grandmother toward the end of her life that inspired Arica to make caregiving part of who she is. She excited each day to help attract compassionate, reliable, and enthusiastic caregivers to join our community. With an infectious can-do attitude Arica pitches-in anywhere help is needed, whether that’s training caregivers, or filling in on shifts as needed. She lives the characteristics she seeks in job candidates.