Dr. Denise DuPree, DAc, AP, is the owner with her husband Robert Knable and Administrator. She has been in the health field as an Acupuncture physician for over 21 years. Denise is a natural caretaker and loves helping clients and families navigate the health journey they may be on. She has extensive experience in oncology, women’s health, elder care, maternity and postpartum care. Her vision along with Robert Knable’s was to help alleviate the pain, suffering and loneliness that she had seen during the past year 2020 and so they opened up Homewatch CareGivers of St. Pete Beach so they could give back to their community and create a caregiving family environment.
Robert Knable, is the owner and operations manager here at Homewatch CareGivers of St. Pete Beach. He has operated his own business for over 25 years and managing people is a skill he has perfected over the years. He grew up in Indiana on a farm and has a very close-knit family where everyone took care of his aging parents. Robert believes that creating a compassionate and caring environment for his caretakers and clients will benefit all.
Mark Shedlock is our Community Outreach Manager. He is our manager for the greater St. Petersburg area. Mark meets with referral source partners to keep them updated on shared clients and other resources that are available. After initial assessments are completed Mark is a point of contact for our clients and their families. In addition, Mark manages the day-to-day sales efforts for the business, developing and executing the company plan and establishing and maintaining brand awareness. Mark takes a thoughtful and caring approach to understanding the client and our caregivers needs.
Tonya is responsible for scheduling all our clients with the right caregivers. She checks up on the caregivers and makes sure their schedule meets their needs. She goes out with the caregiver to help orient them to a new client. She has been a caregiver and social worker for the last 14 years. She loves the coordination of caregivers and keeping the community happy.