Kris Chrzan Client Services ManagerKris Chrzan Client Services Manager
Kris Chrzan was hired as Client Services Manager for Homewatch Caregivers of Naperville at the end of May 2019. Kris is an experienced health care specialist with extensive medical and insurance background. She worked at a home healthcare company as a Marketing Consultant and Community Liaison, as well as a caregiver for those with significant health issues. She also has experience as a Senior Customer Quality Specialist at a custom wheelchair division at a durable medical equipment company. One of her favorite positions was an administrative assistant at a diabetic center. She has a passion for helping people and truly loves to impact people's lives and find solutions for those in need.
Kathy Soderquist Operations ManagerKathy Soderquist Operations Manager
Kathy joined Homewatch Caregivers in July 2019. She has been in the optical industry since 2007. Kathy has managed several optical/optometry offices in the area. Kathy is responsible for overseeing office operations, caregiver recruitment and setting standards. She is passionate about helping others, and particularly enjoys helping caregivers achieve their true potential.
Dennise Vaughn President and AdministratorDennise Vaughn President and Administrator
Dennise has almost 30 years of professional healthcare experience, including executive leadership roles at Edward Elmhurst Healthcare and at Sonova. She holds a BS from the University of Illinois, Champaign, in Health Administration, and an MBA from DePaul University, Chicago. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
She values community involvement and has served in numerous board leadership roles, including for the Naperville Elderly Homes, Naperville-Lisle Triad, Association for Senior Services, Metropolitan Family Services, Naperville Education Foundation, Naperville Heritage Society, Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, KidsMatter, The Multi-Cultural Leadership Academy, Voluntary Hospitals of America, Chicago Area Planning and Marketing Association and the DuPage Community Clinic. And in May, 2019, she was honored to receive the Naperville Jaycee’s Community Leader Award.
In her free time, Dennise loves to travel with her husband and four children and has visited over 25 countries and counting!
Kristin Lee Scheduling ManagerKristin Lee Scheduling Manager
Kristin joined Homewatch CareGivers in October 2019. She has been a CNA and Office Manager for the last ten years, working mainly in home health and hospice. Kristin is responsible for managing all of our client’s scheduling needs and matching our amazing caregivers with the right clients to ensure the best fit to suit their needs. She is very excited to start her new adventure as the Scheduling Manager with HWCG. Kristin loves the beach, sharks, music and travel. In her spare time and when she is not tending to the needs of our clients, she loves spending time with her two daughters and their two Chihuahua puppies!
Brittany Hirsch Community Outreach Business PartnerBrittany Hirsch Community Outreach Business Partner
Brittany has been with the Naperville Homewatch CareGivers agency since May of 2018. She is passionate about helping others and is empathetic and caring. Her goal is to be sure all our clients receive the care they need to remain safe, happy and healthy in their own homes. She has worked in the healthcare field for 25 years, and enjoys interacting with others and finding a solution to their needs. She was a primary caregiver to her parents and her late husband for over 15 years, so she can fully relate and connect with the various caregiving needs and issues our clients may experience. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, participating in fitness activities, tennis, golf and biking. Her philosophy for life is, “A positive attitude goes a long way!”?
Paul Beach Community Outreach Business PartnerPaul Beach Community Outreach Business Partner
Paul is an accomplished professional with over 24 years of executive experience in strategic account management, customer service and sales leadership. Paul is also a dedicated volunteer in the community working with numerous service-based organizations. In Paul’s words, “I have seen first-hand how care givers impact lives.” Further, he says about his work with Homewatch CareGivers, “My own parents’ quality of life was greatly enhanced by these dedicated, caring people. Homewatch CareGivers is perfectly aligned with my own beliefs, and I am excited to help other families in their time of need.”