Gauri Chande, Owner, has B.S and M.S. degree in Pharmacy from University of Mumbai and M.S. degree in Healthcare Administration from University of Maryland. Gauri has several years of experience in Retail Pharmacy and Pharma R&D. She was also a Board Member on a local non-profit specializing in child education. Coming from a pharmacy background, Gauri always had a strong desire to serve patients particularly the elderly and vulnerable populations. Her first experience as a caregiver was in her own home. She found taking care of aging family members in the past few years to be a deeply fulfilling experience. It solidified her desire to help keep our elderly at home and preserve their dignity. She found her calling with Homewatch CareGivers as she feels that it is a great way to make a direct impact on the lives within her community.
Rohit Chande is the Director of Operations for Homewatch CareGivers of Silver Spring. In his role, he oversees strategic and operational initiatives. In addition, he also serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Authority Brands, franchisor of Homewatch CareGivers LLC, based out of their Columbia, MD headquarters.
His prior experience includes roles as Senior Vice President and Board Member of Amano, Vice President of Corporate Initiatives at Towne Park, Practice lead & Director of Consulting at CGI. Mr. Chande has broad executive leadership experience overseeing business transformations, turnarounds and growth by applying strong expertise in disciplined strategy development and execution, value creation, operations and M&A.
Mr. Chande has Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Institute of Chemical Technology, Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Maryland. He completed his advanced Executive education at the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.
Anneli Freeman, Operations Manager, earned her M.A. in Law in 2003, and M.S in Health Sciences in 2004. She has worked for a wide array of law firms, and, for many years, held the office of the President of the Board of Trustees at a non-profit organization, where she gained extensive experience in managing all aspects of the operations of the business. In recent years, she has developed specific interest in elderly home care services, while seeing her own aging relatives become dependent on them. She is a firm believer that everyone deserves to be treated with compassion, respect and dignity and she is happy to put her skills in customer service, law, business operations and community health to work at a company that values the same.