Visiting Angels of West Springfield Administrative Staff
Michele Anstett- Owner
Michele is President, Director, Owner of Visiting Angels since 1999
Michele manages the Board of Directors agenda, daily management of the entire business operations, Chief Financial Officer duties, Billing, Payroll, Accounts Billable & Payable, budgeting, program implementation, HR, collections, banking & bookkeeping, Federal & State payroll taxes, Quarterly & Yearly Federal & State Accounting requirements, Recruiting, Hiring, Training Overseer, Marketing & Networking, and way too many more to mention….
Natali Pilecki- Staffing Coordinator
Natali's tenure at Visiting Angels spans over an impressive period of 12 years, during which she has assumed various pivotal roles within the organization since joining in 2010 as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Natali's dedication and exceptional performance earned her a promotion to the position of Administrative Assistant in 2015. Remarkably, she skillfully balanced her administrative responsibilities while continuing to provide exceptional care to her clients as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Natali's contributions extend beyond her direct caregiving role. She has actively participated in job and recruiting fairs, played a key role in onboarding new caregivers and office staff, conducted comprehensive client assessments, mentored new caregivers, facilitated the setup of new clients, and effectively communicated vital information regarding client care and services to caregivers. Natali serves as an indispensable bridge between our clients and caregivers, diligently attending to their daily needs and schedules.
Lauren Begin - Digital Marketing & Project Administrator
Lauren joined Visiting Angels in June 2021 as our esteemed Human Resources Specialist, responsible for talent onboarding. With exceptional skills and dedication, she quickly progressed to the role of Staffing Specialist in January 2022. Collaborating closely with Natali, our Staffing Coordinator, Lauren efficiently facilitated ideal matches between caregivers and clients while ensuring prompt inquiry resolution during intake and staffing.
Recognizing her valuable contributions, Lauren earned another promotion in April 2022, becoming our Project Administrator / Social Media & Marketing Specialist. In this capacity, she demonstrates unwavering passion overseeing new initiatives, company projects, and organizing diverse employee events. Lauren excels in nurturing client relationships, maintaining our positive online presence, and coordinating networking and sponsorship efforts.
Lauren's versatility and commitment have made her an invaluable asset to our team, significantly contributing to our success at Visiting Angels.
Iris Feliciano - Outreach Specialist
Iris Feliciano is one of our Outreach Specialist here at Visiting Angels. She specializes in recruiting and interviewing the applicants. Her dedication to the elderly, candidates and team allows her to build long-lasting relationships. Iris spends much of her day conducting interviews and filtering candidates for open positions. She has an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor in Counseling. Together with the team she is responsible for finding potential employees for the company. She likes to inspire caregivers to go above and beyond in their care to the Elderly. She uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed.
Brianna Kennedy - Staffing Assistant & VA Specialist
Brianna is a valuable addition to our team, assuming the role of Staffing Coordinator Assistant. She has recently joined us, bringing with her extensive caregiving experience since 2021 and successfully completing her Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification in the fall of 2022. Additionally, she possesses valuable managerial skills gained from her four-year tenure as a manager. In her current capacity, Brianna is responsible for diligently maintaining the relationship between our clients and caregivers, managing schedules, and facilitating the setup of Veterans services. Bree's exceptional ability to learn quickly and her unwavering commitment to integrity greatly contribute to the success of our team.
Bianca Lopez - Client Care Coordinator
Bianca holds the esteemed position of Client Care Coordinator within our organization, boasting an impressive track record as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) since 2008. Her journey with Visiting Angels began in 2020 as a caregiver, where her exceptional performance led to numerous promotions. Bianca's unwavering commitment to her work is evident through her strong work ethic, dedication, and loyalty not only to our team but also to our clients, their families, and our caregivers. With utmost proficiency, Bianca skillfully manages the setup of new clients, conducts assessments, and facilitates introductions between clients and caregivers. Additionally, she diligently performs regular quality assurance checks to ensure the satisfaction of our valued clients.
Mary Mazik - Outreach Specialist
Mary is a valued member of the Visiting Angels family who has been an integral part of our team since 2002. With her exceptional dedication and passion for the homecare industry, Mary's journey with us has been filled with remarkable growth and success. Mary began her journey at Visiting Angels in 2002 when she joined as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Her compassion and commitment to providing exceptional care quickly made her an indispensable asset to our team. In recognition of her outstanding abilities, she was promoted in 2004 to an administrative position at our original Westfield, MA office. After making significant contributions to our organization, Mary took a brief hiatus to further her professional career at PVPC, where she thrived as an administrative professional. During her time away, Mary gained valuable experience and administrative expertise. In 2020, we were delighted to welcome Mary back to the Visiting Angels family as an administrative assistant. Her familiarity with our company and the homecare industry as a whole made her seamless reintegration into our team all the more rewarding. Mary's exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and passion for providing compassionate care to our clients distinguished her as a true asset to our organization. In 2021, she was promoted to the esteemed role of Outreach Specialist, working alongside Iris Feliciano. In her current role, Mary is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, and conducting background checks and ID verification for potential candidates, ensuring that we bring the best talent the homecare industry has to offer to our team.
Mary's friendly and approachable nature, combined with her professionalism, has allowed her to foster positive relationships with prospective employees and maintain our commitment to excellence in caregiving.
Her journey with us is a testament to the growth opportunities and rewarding careers that our company offers. We are truly grateful to have Mary Mazik as a part of our Visiting Angels family.
Camille Mensah - Training Specialist
Camille serves as our esteemed training specialist, commencing her tenure at Visiting Angels in 2021 as a caregiver. Demonstrating exceptional aptitude, she swiftly ascended to the role of overseeing and executing the Caregiver Development Program in 2022. Her primary obligations encompass extending invaluable assistance and guidance to both administrative personnel and caregivers. These encompass diverse tasks such as conducting comprehensive hands-on training sessions, facilitating online in-service training via our esteemed Visiting Angels University education platform, identifying training requisites, and delivering cutting-edge recommendations for enhancing employees' performance. Camille diligently ensures that our clients are skillfully matched with adept and empathetic caregivers.
Michael Belinski- Web & Online Specialist
Mike's role is integral to our organization's digital success, encompassing diverse responsibilities aimed at optimizing our online presence. He is tasked with the vigilant monitoring and continuous enhancement of our website, ensuring it remains visually appealing and functionally impeccable. His expertise ensures the site aligns with our brand's high standards and offers visitors an exceptional user experience. Mike also
plays a vital role in nurturing a positive online community by actively encouraging and managing customer reviews, cultivating our brand's online reputation. He employs his exceptional communication skills and adept relationship-building abilities to promote recognition for our products or services.
In addition, Mike is responsible for the strategic management of SEO keywords, curating and maintaining a dynamic list that drives traffic to our website. He demonstrates his SEO prowess through the creation of engaging weekly blog posts, offering valuable content to our audience and enhancing our search engine ranking. These thoughtfully crafted blog posts effectively leverage keywords, elevating our website's position on search engine results pages. Furthermore, Mike's analytical acumen comes into play as he closely monitors SEO analytics, identifying trends and areas for improvement, shaping our strategies to meet the evolving demands of the market. His dedication
ensures our brand remains agile and competitive in the digital landscape, solidifying our professional online presence.
Serving Springfield, Westfield and Hampden County, MA
Visiting Angels WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA33 Westfield St. #1
West Springfield, MA 01089