Our Team

It Takes Experience to Hire Exceptional Care

Holistic HomeCare Associates is a licensed & bonded concierge home care placement agency where client satisfaction is our top priority. Holistic HomeCare Associates founders Rick Gang and Anne Sansevero are two seasoned home care professionals, who share a common passion that hiring home care should be easy to navigate and highly focused on matching the best caregiver to each client’s unique needs and preferences. The result is an exceptional home care experience!

Rick Gang

Rick Gang BA is a dedicated and skilled home care professional with over twenty-five years of experience managing home care operations at multiple organizational levels. As a co-founder of Holistic HomeCare Associates and its Operations Director, he oversees client service delivery to assure complete client satisfaction.   As a seasoned home care expert, Rick can quickly and accurately understand a client’s current situation and strives to educate clients to the home care landscape and options so that clients can make informed decisions about the care they are requesting.   The proprietary methods of screening, vetting, interviewing, and especially the matching of clients and caregivers are all the product of Rick’s vision to transform private hire care for his clients. Rick and the Holistic team offer a full employer support service and are proud to feature a new powerful software solution that simplifies and streamlines the employment process.  Rick is also a community leader having enjoyed over 28 years as a member of law enforcement, lastly serving as a sworn Deputy Sheriff in Westchester County and he has also enjoyed serving on local senior center advisory boards.

Anne Sansevero

Anne Sansevero RN, MA, GNP, CCM is a geriatric nurse practitioner, a certified care manager, and a fellow of the Leadership Academy of the Aging Life Care ® Association (ALCA). She has a sub-specialty in neurological disorders and is a clinical expert in helping clients and their families cope with the symptoms of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke. A strong advocate for older adults, Anne serves as the executive on the national board of ALCA and is President of the Greater New York Chapter of ALCA. Anne is also a member of The Nurse Practitioners of New York Association and The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Bernard Tarver, BS Caregiver Liaison is a caregiver liaison and screener at Holistic HomeCare Associates and also assists with a broad range of administrative functions, including social media communications. Bernard holds a degree in journalism and political science from Syracuse University, and with his rich background in media, public relations, acting and organizational training, he is highly skilled at vetting and checking references of candidates. His considerable talents in the screening process ensure that our candidates atHolistic HomeCare Associates are among the very best in the industry.


Carlysle Porter BS, BA,Director of Operations is operations director at Holistic HomeCare Associates, where she guides technology development and implementation and co-manages the development of the new nursing service line. Having worked previously as a communications strategist and project manager, she brings special skills and experience to her work in the development and expansion of our initiatives. Carlysle’s previous work experience has almost exclusively been in nonprofit work where she has served as the operations coordinator in Lesbos, Greece, and Hyderabad, India, leading teams in various capacities. She is a graduate from Brigham Young University with a double major in Public Health and Public Relations. Utah born, Carlysle loves the outdoors and spends much of her free time skiing and hiking.


Janice Taylor, Executive Coordinator is the executive coordinator at Holistic HomeCare Associates and manages our administrative team. She is involved in all aspects of our daily operations and is integral to the onboarding of new clients. Janice is a highly skilled problem solver and assists both clients and caregivers with all aspects of sourcing and hiring a care team. She provides clients peace of mind throughout the hiring process by providing ongoing assistance in staffing support and coverage. In a former career, Janice enjoyed an international and critically acclaimed career as a professional opera and concert singer.


Jason Moore, BS, LPN, Client Relations Manager is a client relations manager at Holistic HomeCare Associates, and in this position, Jason applies his great can-do attitude to assist new and current clients find solutions for home care needs of their loved ones.  He is expert at providing careful guidance and navigating any home care and staffing matters that may arise.  Jason started his medical career by becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in high school, after which he became a Medication Tech Aide while pursuing his Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) diploma.  As an LPN, his well-balanced, professional experience has included skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, pediatrics, orthopedics, home healthcare, and Alzheimer’s/dementia care. He keeps us smiling with his quick wit and often reflects on how humor can be a wonderful emotion to share with his clients as they get to know one another. He genuinely enjoys his ability to bond with and assist his clients here at Holistic. Jason is married and has two boys and is an avid angler during down time.


Julia Horton, Payroll and AccountManager is a payroll and accounts manager at Holistic HomeCare Associates and brings her wealth of home care administration and payroll knowledge to our team.  She assists our clients with payroll-related financial matters, assists with the setup of their Workers Comp and Disability policies and reports, and brings her expertise with Long Term Care Insurance claims processing to assure our clients a smooth experience and professional support with client/employer best practices and compliance.  She has over twenty years of experience in health care, from being a caregiver herself to being an administrator of an assisted living facility where she was responsible in part for marketing, budget management, and community relations. The last eleven years of her career have specifically been focused on directing billing and payment services for home care and household payroll. She brings a unique gentle touch and superior client service skills to providing guidance to clients and caregivers alike. In her spare time, Julia is an avid baker.


Laurelyn Watson-Chase

Laurelyn Watson-Chase, BM, MM Caregiver Liaison is a caregiver liaison and screener at Holistic HomeCare Associates and assists with a variety of administrative functions, with a specialized focus on processing all new candidate inquiries and applications. Having formerly worked in talent recruitment, Laurelyn understands the complexities and nuances of the vetting, selection and matching process. Her organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail ensure that Holistic HomeCare Associates presents clients with the highest caliber of candidates who are expertly matched to their specific needs. Laurelyn is also an accomplished professional singer, holding a master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music. She is also certified by the Sommelier Society of America.