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Our Yorba Linda Team

At Homewatch CareGivers®, our mission is to deliver exceptional and compassionate care to your loved one and help ease your everyday stresses.
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    Jeff Hufnagel Owner & President
    Photo of Jeff Hufnagel
    Jeff Hufnagel Owner & President

    Jeff Hufnagel acquired Homewatch CareGivers of Yorba Linda in 2019 and serves as President and Owner. He is an accomplished Senior Operations and Sales Leader. He brings more than 25 years of high-level leadership experience in operations, sales, accounting, and human resource functions. Most recently Jeff was a partner/owner at CBM Services working within three franchised systems in the commercial floor care and restoration industry. Prior to this, he held several executive multi-unit management positions for large corporations in the facility, property management, and retail industries.

    Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University. He has participated in numerous training/leadership programs, including the Ritz Carlton Executive Leadership Academy, Vistage International, the Disney Institute’s Leadership Excellence program, Franklin Covey, and Sandler Training Systems. When not working, Jeff is a big college football fan, is involved in the Oregon State University Alumni Association, and is a part-time coach for his children’s athletic teams. He also enjoys cooking, barbecuing and reading.

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    Reem Hufnagel Owner & Marketing VP
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    Reem Hufnagel Owner & Marketing VP

    Reem Hufnagel serves as the Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers of Yorba Linda. She is a Market Director of Human Resources for Marriott International in the Anaheim, California market where she is responsible for all the HR functions and staffing of two resorts and sits on the executive board as well. She has been with the organization for 24 years. During her tenure, she spent six years working in Marriott’s Senior Living Services division before it was acquired by Sunrise Senior Living. Reem is passionate about giving back to the community and is active in several charities and volunteer opportunities including the OC Food Bank, Children’s Miracle Network, and the American Heart Association.

    Reem holds a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cal State Fullerton in Business Administration. She is also credentialed as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) from the Society of Human Resources. In her spare time Reem enjoys travel, exploring new restaurants, concerts, and hanging out with family and friends.

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    Sophia Hawkins Client Care Coordinator
    Photo of Sophia Hawkins
    Sophia Hawkins Client Care Coordinator

    Sophia Hawkins serves Homewatch CareGivers of Yorba Linda as our Client Care Coordinator and Office Manager. Sophia has been in the home care industry for over 10 years. She spent many years as a Certified Nursing Assistant as she worked her way through her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management. She recently earned her Master of Science degree in Health Service Administration. Sophia is an experienced Client Care Coordinator focusing on quality assurance checks for clients to promote independence, dignity and safety. She is responsible for taking care of all our clients and caregivers. Getting to know our clients and their families on an individual level is of high importance as she plans and executes the caregiver team schedules. Sophia’s passion for the home care industry stems from wanting to make a positive impact on seniors and create a quality lifestyle in their comfortable surroundings. Sophia is a die-hard Laker and Dodgers fan. She also loves spending time with her family and baking tasty desserts with recipes handed down through generations of family and friends.