1200 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 641-4274
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Meet Our Comfort Keepers Home Care Givers

Our team of Comfort Keepers home care givers is uniquely qualified and ready to help 

Every member of our Greenville, SC team of Comfort Keepers home care givers is professional and well trained. We conduct a thorough screening and interviewing process to identify the best home care givers, and only those who pass this process go on to complete training to deliver our special brand of home care and become Comfort Keepers®. What truly sets our people apart, though, is their natural gift for caring for others. 

All Comfort Keepers in Greenville, SC pass extensive background checks and complete continuing education to become the best possible home care givers. They are bonded, insured and covered by workers' compensation insurance to protect our clients and their families.

Chris & Erin Couchell

Owners

Erin, a lifelong Upstate resident and Converse College graduate, opened Comfort Keepers Spartanburg in 2006 after seeing firsthand the need for and value in keeping Seniors in their own homes. As the business grew, Erin’s husband Chris—a fellow Upstate native, graduate of Clemson’s Mechanical Engineering program, and MBA—became more and more involved.

In 2015, Chris joined Comfort Keepers full-time, and the Couchells knew the time was right to add the Greenville office to their team. Like the Spartanburg office, the Comfort Keepers Greenville has earned a reputation for providing excellent care to residents of Greenville, Pickens, and Oconee counties.

When Erin and Chris are not at Comfort Keepers, they are spending time with their three energetic daughters.

Brandon Cupstid

Director of Operations

Brandon joined Comfort Keepers in July of 2017 as Director of Operations. Brandon holds degrees in Business Administration from The College of Charleston and the Citadel.

Prior to joining Comfort Keepers, Brandon worked as a Business Analyst in the Office of Development at the Medical University of South Carolina. In his role with MUSC, Brandon provided strategic support of patient and clinical growth.

Brandon and his wife Laurin recently welcomed their first child, Henry, in October. Brandon is passionate about being a part of the Comfort Keepers team and bettering the lives of the clients we serve.

Claire Billman, COTA/L

Client Care Coordinator

Claire is a Client Care Coordinator, as well as an Upstate native. She graduated from Curry College with a BA in Politics & History and English and later earned an AAS in Occupational Therapy from Brown Mackie College.

Before joining the Comfort Keepers team, Claire worked as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in Home Health, Skilled Nursing, and Rehab settings. She loves working with clients (and their caregivers) to make them as safe, happy, and independent as possible.

In her spare time, Claire enjoys traveling, ultimate frisbee, and spending time with her husband, Chris, and their cats.

Candace Jenkins, MSW

Client Care Coordinator

Candace joined the Comfort Keepers team in 2017 as a caregiver before transitioning to her current role as Client Care Coordinator.

Candace is a native of Greenville. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at Winthrop University in 2008 and obtained a Master’s of Social Work degree in 2014 from USC.

Candace‘s versatility and encounters within the profession of social work make her a wonderful asset to the company where she is committed to make lasting connections with caregivers and focus on improving the quality of life for clients and their families as they progress through different stages of life.

When Candace is not at work she is actively engaged in church and community events. Candace enjoys spoken-word/performing arts, watching movies and traveling.   

Jean Singletary, LPN

Client Care Coordinator

Jean is a Licensed Practical Nurse but is also certified as a Patient Care Technician and Certified Nursing Assistant. Her medical background is in Adult Oncology.

Jean has a dual role at Comfort Keepers: Client Care Coordinator and Private Duty Nurse. As a Client Care Coordinator, she completes in-home assessments, creates individualized Plans Of Care, and reassesses clients as their needs change. As a Private Duty Nurse, Jean applies her knowledge and experience to keep our clients healthy and safe in the comforts of their homes.

She was born and raised in Greenville, and loves the Upstate! Jean and her husband, Rob, have two boys and enjoy doing anything as a family.

Christie Snyder

Scheduling Coordinator

Christie graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a BS in Healthcare Management. She is also a Certified Nursing Assistant and has seven years’ experience working in healthcare.

Christie values the importance of finding the best fit for our clients and caregivers. She moved to the Upstate in January 2017 from the Charlotte metro area. In her free time, she is busy planning her upcoming wedding and working on her "fixer-upper" home.

Allie Vaughn

Administrative Assistant

Allie joined the Comfort Keepers team in 2017 as Administrative Assistant. She has 3 years Admin experience, which she uses to keep everything in the office running smoothly.

Upon arriving at Comfort Keepers Greenville, you can guarantee you will be greeted with a smile and friendly conversation from Allie!

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband, exploring the outdoors and shopping.

Lindsay Green

Scheduling Coordinator

Lindsay joined Comfort Keepers in 2016 after working for two years as a Patient Care Technician in the Greenville Healthcare System.

Her healthcare experience has given her unique insight into what our clients need, which makes her a great Scheduling Coordinator.

Lindsay enjoys spending time with her daughter when she is not busy scheduling away!

Lori Mace

Recruiting Coordinator

Lori joined Comfort Keepers in 2014 with over 9 years of In-Home Care experience and a background in customer service.

Lori’s outgoing personality is one of the many reasons why she is so wonderful with prospective Comfort Keepers.

When Lori isn’t recruiting the Upstate’s best caregiver’s, she is busy raising her two beautiful children with her husband, Richard

Heather Plumley

Human Resources Coordinator

Heather joined Comfort Keepers in 2012 as a Scheduling Coordinator in our Spartanburg Office and is now a Human Resources Coordinator in our Greenville Office.

She earned a BS in Business from USCS and has over eight years’ experience in Customer Service. Her cheerful and positive attitude makes her a big hit with both Comfort Keepers staff and clients alike!

Heather loves traveling and is anxiously preparing for the arrival of her little girl, Addy, in August 2017.

Julie Sumner, LPN

Human Resources Team

Brandie Evans

Accounting Manager

Brandie graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Accounting and has ten years’ experience in Bookkeeping and Accounting procedures.

Since joining Comfort Keepers in 2014, she has streamlined our payroll and billing services for our employees and clients.

Brandie and her husband, Carey, have three children and live on the East Side of Spartanburg.

Dorene Fridy, LPN

Community Liaison

Dorene started as a caregiver at Comfort Keepers in 2015 and is now a Community Liaison.  She was raised in the Missouri Ozarks, but she earned her LPN degree from South Florida Community College in Sebring, Florida.

When not working, Dorene enjoys traveling, gardening, and spending time with her five grandchildren.

Andrew Hodges

Community Liaison

Andrew joined Comfort Keepers in 2016. He is a graduate of USC with a BS in Health and Physical Education. He has a passion for helping others of all ages!

Andrew is a great asset to our team with a wealth of managerial experience. Along with his many talents, he also worked with Woodruff School District 4 in Special Education. He is still currently a volunteer Basketball Coach for Woodruff Schools.

Andrew and his wife, Sandra, live in Roebuck. They have three children and three grandchildren. In his spare time, you can find Andrew spending time with his family, outdoors, or hopefully fishing.

Mollie Simmons

Community Liaison

Mollie joined Comfort Keepers in 2014 as an Administrative Assistant. After a few months, she became a Scheduling Coordinator and in 2017 moved to the Community Liaisons Team.

Mollie majored in Human Services and has over 10 years’ experience in customer service. Mollie and her husband, Chesney, live in Roebuck with their 2 children. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Carol Russell-Griffin

Community Liaison

Carol joined Comfort Keepers as the Community Liaison in July 2017.  Her passion has always been helping others. Before joining Comfort Keepers she worked at Spartanburg Regional Hospital System for over 10 years.

Carol also worked at Gibbs Cancer Center for 6 years as the Art Specialist working with patients, caregivers, and children utilizing her BA degree in Art Therapy from Converse College. 

Carol has been a Spartanburg resident for over 40 years. She has 3 grown sons, one daughter-in-law, and 3 grand dogs so far. Carol loves to travel, paint, read, and enjoy the outdoors from the mountains to the coast in her spare time.

Gayle Willett

Community Liaison

Gayle Willett is a Charlotte native who has lived in Greenville since 1991. Gayle worked in Sales and Marketing for over 20 years before finding a passion for senior care while helping her parents navigate the transition to Assisted Living.

Prior to joining Comfort Keepers in 2017, she served as an elder care advisor and marketer for numerous Senior care facilities throughout the Upstate.

In her spare time, Gayle enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her family. 

Comfort Keepers is proud to serve the following areas of South Carolina:

 

1200 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29615

 

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