Mike Riley Owner / CEOMike Riley Owner / CEO
Mike Riley, owner of Homewatch CareGivers of Charlotte, has strong ties to family throughout the southeast. He has been in the role of a family caregiver after his father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. He enjoys to building strong relationships in the community with families who need extra help with daily activities and providing a valuable service.
Mike has a BSBA from the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University and worked in management in a large logistics firm for many years prior to becoming a home care business owner. “I really learned the value of taking care of the customer,” he says of his previous job.
When he’s at home, Mike likes spending time with his wife and their dog and two cats.
Marie Merow, RN Director of NursingMarie Merow, RN Director of Nursing
Marie Merow came to Homewatch CareGivers of Charlotte with over 30 years of nursing experience in Neuro ICU, CCU, and ICU. She has worked as a visiting nurse before joining as us as Director of Nursing. Marie’s role is to assess needs to determine what assistance should be given. In fact, she may be one of the first people you meet as she does assessments for new clients as well as supervisory visits.
Away from work, Marie is pretty serious about playing American mahjongg with friends and relaxes by taking walks with her dogs.
Sheila Lowery Operations ManagerSheila Lowery Operations Manager
Sheila Lowery, Operations Manager at Homewatch CareGivers in Charlotte, has worked in home care since 2003. She handles the day-to-day operations to ensure that all clients and caregivers receive the attention and customer service they deserve. “One of my favorite things about my job is knowing we are helping people to stay at home and receiving the highest quality care,” Sheila says.
Sheila has a bachelors in business administration and has been with Homewatch CareGivers since 2011 (she also worked for the company from 2003-2006).
“I love spending time with my family and having time together in the mountains or at the beach,” she says.
Tiffanie Williams Client Care CoordinatorTiffanie Williams Client Care Coordinator
Tiffanie Williams works as the Client Care Coordinator as well as Scheduler for Homewatch CareGivers in Charlotte. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Before joining Homewatch CareGivers in 2014, Tiffanie worked at Crisis Assistance Ministry helping families with bills, clothing, and other needs. “It’s not the same line of work, but there were a lot of seniors who needed our help,” she says.
Tiffanie loves helping people remain in their homes longer.
When she’s not at work, Tiffanie likes to spend time at the beach or watching a football game.
Kathleen Kulikowski, RN-C Nurse SupervisorKathleen Kulikowski, RN-C Nurse Supervisor
Kathleen A. Kulikowski, RN-C, is a nurse supervisor for Homewatch CareGivers of Charlotte, NC. Kathleen also does assessments for new clients as well as supervisory visits. She is ANCC certified in Med-Surg.
Kathleen has worked as a nurse for nearly 30 years, first as a Medical-Surgery floor nurse then as a visiting nurse. “I’ve had excellent experience for this job,” she says. “I enjoy meeting new people, trying to assist them, and coordinating care as I help clients.” She previously worked for Liberty Healthcare Corporation.
In her free time, Kathleen likes to travel. Ask her about her Alaskan cruise!