Our Staff

Greg Elliott - Owner/Executive Director

Greg founded the Lakewood, CO Visiting Angels’ office in 2008 after a successful, twenty year career in pharmaceutical sales and management. The original office in Lakewood has since been relocated to Wheat Ridge to accommodate our ever-expanding team.

“Our goal is to allow Seniors to stay in their own homes for as long as possible. The service that we provide is truly rewarding, and I love the time I get to spend meeting Seniors in our community.”

Greg is a proud graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder. He currently resides in Arvada, and loves spending time with his wife and son and their Australian Shepherd . When not at the office, Greg enjoys travel, skiing, golf and fly-fishing.

Amy Ahrens – Agency Manager

Amy joined Visiting Angels in 2012. While with Visiting Angels, she has worked as a Caregiver, Billing/Payroll Specialist, and most recently as the Agency Manager. Prior to working in the home care industry, Amy worked in operations management within the telecommunications industry. Amy is a Nebraska native and a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a degree in electrical engineering. She has two teenage girls that consume absolutely all of her free time.

Ann Keeler - Account Representative

With an extensive background in sales and marketing, Ann joined our Visiting Angels office in 2011. Her expertise encompasses a wide variety of industries including consumer promotions, manufacturers sales, and the owner of a recruiting service. She recently decided to pursue her passion for helping people and channel her talents in senior home care services. As the sales and marketing representative, she is responsible for developing long term relationships with our strategic community partners in Arvada, Golden, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge, CO.

Ann received her B.A. degree in Communications from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She volunteers her time as a board member on her homeowner’s association and has volunteered and supports Dress for Success in Denver. She loves living in the foothills and enjoys bible study, reading, cooking, hiking, skiing, snow shoeing and playing “bad golf, well”. Although her husband bought her a fancy road bike, much to his chagrin, cycling is not her favorite workout. She and her husband Russ have an adult son and one grandson, so far.

Cindy Glass - Scheduler

Cindy joined our Visiting Angels office in 2011 with over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She was voted employee of the year at  Lutheran Medical Center where she managed  over one hundred  volunteers .  Prior to this position as one of our Schedulers, she worked  for  another homecare service where she was the scheduling manager.  Her cheerful  personality and natural caring way, gives all our caregivers and families confidence and comfort. She and her husband Don love road trips in their convertible and lounging on the beach. They love spending time with their two children and three grandchildren.

Sara Schreiber – Scheduler

Sara has been a member of the Visiting Angels staff for three years and says she loves her scheduling position, which enables her to work closely with the caregivers and clients. Prior to joining Visiting Angels, Sara was an Office Manager for a company in another industry and her experience in managing an office is a plus for our staff. She’s a graduate of Colorado State University and is also a native of Colorado. Sara has a daughter and a grandson, who happily share a home with her. She also has a son that lives in Greeley. In Sara’s spare time, she loves to read and swim.

Mark Johnsey – Client Care Coordinator

Mark is a retired Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigator and Forensic Anthropologist. He retired from the Department with 26 years of service at the rank of Master Sergeant. Mark also served on the National Commission on the future of DNA, National Institute of Justice in Wash. D.C. Mark was a faculty member of the St. Louis University Medical School, Department of Environmental Pathology for 18 years.

Mark also served as Chief Electrician on a harbor class tugboat and a Deep Sea Diver in the U.S. Navy. On the tugboat he was the assistant to the Chief Engineer. As a Deep Sea Diver for the Naval Station at Pearl Harbor his duties included rescue salvage work, and underwater welding and cutting using various methods of diving. Mark was later employed at a Midwest Law Firm dealing with case management, client relations and as a Legal/technical Investigator. He specialzed in nursing home abuse and medical malpractice. In his spare time, Mark enjoys cycling and rock climbing.

Robin Chandler - Billing and Payroll Specialist

Robin joined our office in 2016 after spending time as both a caregiver and operations manager in the home care industry. Robin has a wealth of experience in public health, medical laboratory science, education and business administration. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Metropolitan State College of Denver and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. In her free time, Robin likes crafting, watching movies, and looking after her cat.

Joanna Morken – Employment Coordinator

Joanna joined Visiting Angels in 2016 after she relocated to Colorado from Minnesota. Joanna has spent her career helping others in a variety of ways including providing direct service to individuals with disabilities, serving as an advocate for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and most recently as the Director of Human Resources at an agency serving people in poverty. She holds an M.A. in Organizational Leadership & Strategic Management from St. Catherine’s University as well as various certifications including the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). She has a passion for helping people develop their skills and talents, and she has taught a variety of courses designed to improve people’s interpersonal skills and all-around success and happiness. Joanna enjoys doing anything outdoors - skiing, biking, hiking, kayaking, and hanging out with her daughter.

Tawyna Gorse – Client Care Coordinator

Tawnya joined the Visiting Angels family as a Caregiver in 2009. She became a member of the office staff in 2016 and brings her passion for helping seniors to other aspects of Visiting Angels. Tawnya began caregiving in 1992 in Pennsylvania and realized at a young age that her passion lies in helping others. She worked in Pittsburgh as a Certified Nursing Assistant for nine years, including two years working with patients in a secure Alzheimer’s unit. She takes great pride in knowing she has made a difference in someone’s life and made their day a little brighter. In 2007, Tawnya received an Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting. During that time Tawnya worked as an Medical Assistant with a local family practice, but soon realized she missed the interaction with seniors and began with Visiting Angels. Tawnya’s love for helping other continues at home with her family. She is the proud mother of two bright, funny, and extremely active boys that keep her on the go. Tawnya enjoys playing on co-ed softball and volleyball teams and participating in 5k races.

Sydney – Official Greeter

Sydney has been a proud member of the Visiting Angels’ Team since 2011. She is the official chairdog of the Greeting Committee, and in her role she happily greets each visitor with a wagging tail and an enthusiastic hello. When not napping, Sydney enjoys a run outside, chasing geese, riding the elevator, and accepting any yummy treat offered her.

Clancy – Canine Liaison

Clancy joined the Visiting Angels’ Team in the Spring of 2012. Clancy is a true people-person, and really enjoys her days visiting with senior citizens at the local Assisted Living Facilities and Rehab Centers. She frequently will bring Ann Keeler along on her visits so that Ann can also benefit from these wonderful interactions.

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.