Fellows

The Aging Life Care Association® confers the designation, “Fellow of the Leadership Academy” to recognize those Aging Life Care Professionals® who have demonstrated themselves to be advanced practitioners and experts in the field of Aging Life Care / Geriatric Care Management. Fellows maintain a strong commitment to the mission, leadership, programs, and activities of ALCA. This title is valued by Fellows’ clients, the communities they serve, and their colleagues.

ALCA Members, find out how you can become a Fellow of the Leadership Academy

Nancy E. Avitabile, LMSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Urban Eldercare LLC.
240 West 102nd Street, Suite 22A
New York, NY 10025
www.urbaneldercare.com
(917) 514-8074


Steven Michael Barlam, MSW, LCSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
JFS Care
3580 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1640
Los Angeles, CA 90010
https://www.jfscare.org/
(213) 383-2273


Liz Barlowe, MA, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Barlowe & Associates.
8237 129th Street
Seminole, FL 33776
www.BarloweAndAssoc.com
(727) 392-0825


Kate H. Caldwell, MAG, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
ElderTree, LLC.
24489 Salix Lane
Aldie, VA 20105
www.eldertreecare.com
(703) 424-7575


Byron Cordes, MSW, LCSW, CASWCM, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Sage Care Management.
85 NE Loop 410, Ste. 309
San Antonio, TX 78216
www.sage-care.com
(210) 492-1224


Debra Drelich, MSW, ACSW, CSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
New York Elder Care Consultants, LLC.
3110 Fairfield Ave.
Riverdale, NY 10463
www.NYElderCareConsultants.com
(718) 601-0838


Bunni Dybnis, MA, MFT, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Aging Life Matters
10520 Rochester Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
aginglifematters.com/
(323) 932-1308


Debra Feldman, MSW, LCSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Debra D. Feldman & Associates, LTD
113 McHenry Rd, #101
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1796
www.ddfcaremanagement.com
(847) 913-1700


Claudia Fine, MPH, MSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Independent Consultant
300 West 108th Street
New York, NY 10025

(917) 499-2615


Deborah Liss Fins, LICSW, ACSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
JHC LifeCare Management
629 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
www.jhccenter.org/jhc-lifecare/
(508) 798-8653 ext 6222


Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Linda Fodrini Johnson
1250 Newell Ave Suite I #304
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
www.Villageplan.com
(925) 899-6563


Heather Ann Frenette, MSN, RN, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Desert Care Management.
67 South Higley Road Suite 103-117
Gilbert, AZ 85296
www.desertcaremanagement.com
(480) 804-7200


Kate Granigan, MSW, LICSW, CASWCM
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
LifeCare Advocates
180 Wells Avenue, Suite 101
Newton, MA 02459
www.lcadvocates.com/
(617) 928-0200


Jullie Gray, MSW, LICSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Aging Wisdom
100 W. Harrison St. #N410
Seattle, WA 98119
www.agingwisdom.com
(425) 894-9100


Harriette Grooh, PHD, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
HGA Personal Care Consultants.
1030 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ste 100-2
Kentfield, CA 94904
www.HGAPersonalCareConsultants.com
(415) 924-8311


Carol S. Heape, MSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Elder Options, Inc.
82 Main St., P.O. Box 2113
Placerville, CA 95667
www.elderoptionsca.com
(530) 626-6939


Nina Pflumm Herndon, MA, CMC, RCFE, CLPF
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Sage Eldercare Solutions
PO Box 1234
Millbrae, CA 94030
www.sageeldercare.com
(415) 775-5642


Lisa I. Kaufman, MS, CMC, CTRS
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
SeniorCare Options.
3131 Mountain Laurel Street NE
Roswell, GA 30075
www.seniorcareopt.com
(770) 579-9177


Barbara Bobbi Kolonay, BSN, MHRM, RN, CCM
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Options for Elder Care - Holistic Aging
4284 Route 8, Suite 103
Allison Park, PA 15101
www.HolisticAging.com
(412) 486-6677


Lisa Mayfield, MA, LMHC, GMHS, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Aging Wisdom
100 W. Harrison St. #N410
Seattle, WA 98119
www.agingwisdom.com
(206) 456-5155


Gretchen Napier, BS, MS, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
SVMIC
6614 Ellwood Ct
Nashville, TN 37205



Amy O'Rourke, MPH, NHA, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Arosa - Orlando
341 N Maitland Ave Suite 130
Maitland, FL 32751
arosacare.com/locations/orlando/
(407) 896-2010


Miriam Oliensis-Torres, MSW, LCSW, CASWCM
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
MOT Consultation & Care Management, LLC
2024 E Kenmore Place
Milwaukee, WI 53211

(414) 333-1114


Meredith Patterson, MSW, LICSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Elder Care Consultants of Choice, LLC.
10 Concord Crossing Ste 210
Concord, MA 01742-3452
www.eccofchoice.com/
(978) 371-2071


Charlene Proeger, PHD, LMFT, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Proeger & Associates.
755 Indian Beach Ln.
Sarasota, FL 34234
www.proegerassociates.com
(941) 351-3640


Anne Rosenthal, PHD, MFT, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Eldercare Services
1808 Tice Valley Boulevard
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
www.EldercareAnswers.com
(925) 352-7673


Anne Sansevero, RN, AGNP, MA, CCM
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
HealthSense LLC
35 E 35th St., Ste. PHC
New York, NY 10016
www.health-sense.org
(646) 241-3463


Joyce Sjoberg, BSN, MA, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Aging Advisors, LLC
3 Monroe Parkway Suite P-239
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
www.agingadvisorspdx.com
(503) 953-5827


Stephanie Swerdlow, LCSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Elder Options, Inc.
1505 St. Andrews Road
Hollywood, FL 33021
www.elderoptionsinc.com
(954) 981-2341


Angela F. Thomas, MSN, RN, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
Caring with Grace, LLC
3608 Binkley Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
http://www.caringwithgrace.com
(214) 789-6402


Audrey Zabin, MED, LSW, CMC
Fellow of the Leadership Academy
AZA Care Management and Home Care.
60 Birmingham Pkwy.
Boston, MA 02135
www.azacaremanagement.com
(617) 254-9800