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….


Andrew Distefano- Maintenance Specialist
Andrew is responsible for general cleaning, Setting up & maintaining property for both office and clients, the ever reliable handyman with a fabulous sense of humor!







Helen Gobeil- Staffing Supervisor
Staffing Supervisor of 12 years
Helen is the caregiver/client matchmaker Guru! She works 24/7 on call and never misses a beat. Helen has a special talent for connecting with the clients and their families. She is very dedicated to making certain the client is well taken care of.





Claire Williams- Executive Assistant
Claire is responsible for press articles/releases, Special Promotional Projects, Analyzing best products & platforms, & assisting the general needs of the office. She’s super great with spreadsheets & power point presentations!







AnnMarie Arduino- Payroll/Billing Assistant
Annmarie is my payroll/billing Assistant, tech assistant, & the overall editor of everything written.








Michael Belinski- Web & Online Specialist
Mike’s duties consist of monitoring & updating the website, encouraging reviews, management of SEO Keywords through weekly blog posts, monitoring the analytics of SEO  & adapting to the market.







Natali Palicki- Training Specialist
Natali has been with Visiting Angels almost 10 years. She has had many roles in this time. She was originally hired as a Certified Nursing Assistant in 2011 Promoted to Administrative Assistant in 2015, while also attending to her client as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Natali has assisted with job & recruiting fairs, onboarding new caregivers, Client Assessments, mentoring new caregivers, setting up new clients, & Providing important information regarding client & caregivers. She has worn many hats and acquires so much experience that she passes on to others.






Mary Mazik- Administrative Specialist
Mary has extensive experience in both the administrative field and the Nursing Assistant’s field. Originally hired back in 2001 as a CNA, she then retired and recently returned as a part time Administrative Assistant. Mary is so dedicated to the mission & cause of Visiting Angels. She chooses to come back to Visiting Angels out of retirement. She Loves her grandchildren in North Carolina, her two Great Pyrenees, and little kitty that rules over the doggies, and loves sewing & quilting.
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