FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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ElderHelp of San Diego appoints Deborah Martin as
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
SAN DIEGO, California, June 13, 2013: ElderHelp of San Diego announced today that its Board of Directors has selected Deborah Martin to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the non-profit. Ms. Martin currently serves as interim CEO and Chief Operating Officer.
“After a thorough search by our board, we quickly came to the conclusion that Deborah Martin’s deep understanding of our industry, her drive, and her unwavering commitment to improving the lives of senior citizens in San Diego makes her the right choice to lead ElderHelp” said Todd Miller, Chairman of the Board. Mr. Miller added, “Ms. Martin hit the ground running when she walked in the door of ElderHelp and has not stopped since. She has made many positive changes in her time with us and we are looking forward to her contributions to come.”
“It is a privilege for me to formally join ElderHelp as their CEO and Executive Director,” Deborah Martin said. “ElderHelp provides a critically important service and I look forward to continuing to work with our dedicated professional staff and Board of Directors to build on the legacy of quality, in-home senior care in San Diego.”
Ms. Martin brings a wealth of experience to her new post having been in operations management for over 22 years. Her long term experience includes operating high level, complex events and incentive programs, creating quality assurance and training programs, opening and managing multiple offices in multiple destinations and overseeing corporate business operations for firms.
ElderHelp is an integral part of the spectrum of government, health care and community based providers that are focused on providing necessary programs to seniors within the community. ElderHelp is one of the only non-profit agencies that is solely focused on providing affordable services and programs to seniors within their own homes. ElderHelp continues to provide an array of programs that includes case management and homecare services through the Concierge Club and live-in matching services through the HomeShare program. In addition, ElderHelp also provides transportation, tax and legal assistance, benefits counseling and information and referral services. In 2012, ElderHelp helped 4,418 seniors remain living independently in their own homes and communities.