Aging at home is the best option. Remaining independent is a goal for everyone.
At Home Care Associates, we offer a wide range of home care services, including companionship, home helper, personal care, and cognitive care. After our team does a thorough assessment with you or your loved one, these services can then be made into a personalized care plan according to each individual client.
Why Choose Home Care Associates?
We will be here for you, and with you, every step of the way, and invite you to be part of the Home Care Associates family.
Chief Executive Officer
With more than 15 years’ experience, Andrew began his career in the home care industry working for an assisted living company. In 2008, he opened his first home care agency in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he could personally put into practice his passion for assisting those through home care, and providing quality customer service along with excellent care. The business quickly grew and in 2014, Andrew, along with his sister, Erin Bellard, started Home Care Associates in Birmingham, Alabama. He has presented at national home care conferences and continues to be a leader in the home care industry for exceptional customer service and quality care initiatives. “Home care, or health care of any type, is often an overwhelming experience for clients and patients. So our focus at Home Care Associates is to help them through this process.”
Chief Operating Officer
Emily Gautreaux graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Business Management in 2007. After graduating, she began her career as the Director of Sales and Marketing for a home care company in Lafayette, Louisiana. She then became a Managing Partner for the company and oversaw the opening, operations, marketing, and public relations for four additional offices across the state. With her help, they became the largest privately owned home care company in Louisiana. She served as president of the company for a year and a half. She loves cultivating relationships and team skills and values helping clients remain healthy and happy at home even more. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, participating in fitness activities, and spending time with her giant Cajun family.
Vice President of Client Services
After finishing nursing school in 2007, Erin Bellard started her career at a hospital tailored to providing care to geriatric patients. This is where her love for the elderly began and continued to grow. Shortly thereafter when Andrew started his original home care business, she joined him in his endeavour to provide the best quality care to seniors where she worked as the Care Manager and led the Intake Department. In 2014, Erin and Andrew started Home Care Associates. Throughout her career, she has professionally and personally provided hands on care for numerous clients and their families. “Being able to work all sides of patient care has amplified my love and compassion for our clients and families, and allows me to help in every area of care.”
Director of Sales & Marketing
Traci Frazer is a Birmingham native graduated from UAB for her undergraduate work and attained her Master’s and ED.S from Samford University. She taught for many years in Birmingham school systems before entering the healthcare industry. She has worked in the home health, IT, and homecare areas of the industry. Traci has served in her community through Junior League of Birmingham, Civiettes, and Heart Guild. Her hobbies include event planning, reading, and spending time at her children’s activities. And at the end of the day, Traci thrives on assisting families and individuals by getting them the care they need with Home Care Associates.
Donna Logan serves as the Care Manager for Home Care Associates. She has been in the Human Resource field since 1999 where it began at NAPA Auto Parts. She processed payroll, hired employees, and developed a love for the interaction with helping to develop valuable team members for the organization. She would oversee their training throughout their career path. During her 12 years there, Donna believed in strengthening that caring relationship with employees, while also ensuring policy and mission is being followed. When she began her career in the home care industry, that same thought process carried through. Donna began building trusting relationships with the clients and caregivers. She loves watching those she hires succeed, and grow into valued members of the Home Care Associates team. In addition to this, Donna enjoys seeing the relationships that are created between the caregivers and their clients as they then become like family.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Lisa Howard is a valued member of Home Care Associates’ sales and marketing team. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, she graduated from the University of Memphis. Lisa began her medical journey as a Medical Laboratory Technician where she worked in various establishments such as hospitals, trauma STAT labs, and oncology clinics. She has now been working in the medical field for 30 years, and values the opportunity given to her by Home Care Associates to provide help to people in their everyday lives. Lisa stays very active in her community. She is a member of the Junior League of Mobile, she sits on the fundraising board for St. Luke’s Episcopal School, and she is the Tourism Ambassador to the city of Mobile. Lisa and her husband, Rick, have three daughters, one granddaughter, and three rescue pets.