Meet the Office Staff

Our Home Instead Senior Care staff has a heartfelt desire to serve the seniors and their families in our community. Our dedicated staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your needs.
Call us at 210-614-1132.

Chris Lerch – Owner and CEO

 

Chris Lerch, owner of Home Instead Senior Care of San Antonio, gained respect and admiration for seniors through his rich childhood experiences with his grandparents and great-grandparents. His interest in serving seniors is largely due to the lessons he learned from his mother, the original family CAREgiver.

When asked about the mission of his Home Instead franchise, Chris states, “At Home Instead Senior Care we work hard to help families cope with the challenges of aging at home.  In the spirit of my mother, the ‘original CAREgiver’, HISC of San Antonio strives to ease the burden of aging in place so that families can focus on enjoying their cherished seniors.

 

A native of Indiana, Chris and his wife, Shelley, have now lived in Texas for many years.  They have 2 children and enjoy spending time together as a family.

Ruth Foster – Vice President of Operations

 

 

 

As the Vice President of Operations, Ruth Foster brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and compassion to those who seek out our service. One doesn’t have to spend much time with Ruth to see her heart for what we do here at Home Instead Senior Care. Ruth has the advantage of longevity, having started with Home Instead Senior Care in 1998. She has observed the changing needs of aging through the years, has remained current on the issues specific to seniors, and adapted to those changes while maintaining the ageless quality of caring.

Ruth is a native of Iowa, but has lived for many years now in the great State of Texas. She enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with her two sons and their families.

Jill Holfinger – Director of Client Services

 

 

A true heart for improving the lives of seniors and her dedication to family makes Jill a natural for overseeing our Client Services Department. Jill has been providing excellent customer service since 2008. She listens closely to clients’ needs to insure customized care plans and good matches of client and CAREgiver. She also works to ensure that our office is in compliance with all state standards and licensing requirements.

Jill enjoys outdoor activities with her family and is an avid supporter of her daughter’s extra-curricular activities.

Jodi White – Client Care Coordinator

 

Jodi began working as a CAREgiver with Home Instead Senior Care in 2010. Since that time she has served in several capacities in the office. She now serves as Client Care Coordinator. As such, she is responsible to insure that our clients are receiving the highest quality service. She is also a CSA (Certified Senior Advisor), so she has the ability to advise our clients on what resources are available to help meet the needs that are specific to aging. She enjoys giving attention to the ‘little things’ that help to build relationships and make our clients feel special.

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, she relocated to San Antonio in 1999, and loves this area of the country.

JoJo Huerta, Staffing Coordinator

 

JoJo brings to the Home Instead Senior Care staff experience and a heart to serve our clients with a dedication to quality care.  Her background includes personal care and staffing, which has equipped her to be sensitive to our clients’ needs and the knowledge to insure the best possible service in matching a suitable CAREgiver with our clients.

JoJo is from San Antonio and enjoys time with her husband and family. She loves animals and has quite the menagerie.  We are happy to have her as part of our team.

Carrie Spikes – Assistant Staffing Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

Carrie began her career with us as a CAREgiver in 2007. Her experience in that role has given her the knowledge and sensitivity needed to provide specialized care in matching just the right CAREgiver with our clients. She works to assure that our client’s requirements are met by the best CAREgiver for their individual situation through daily interaction with CAREgivers and clients.

All one has to do is to ask Carrie about her children, and the glow on her face makes it obvious that her role as mother is all-important to her.

Jessica Bravo – Business Manager

As Business Manager, Jessica blends the operational aspect of our San Antonio office with the changing needs of our clients’ families. She has been with us since 2010, working hard to make sure that our business office runs efficiently and smoothly. Jessica also has a creative flair and is the “go-to person” when it comes to hosting events that are a hit.Jessica loves spending time with her children and grandson; the pictures in her office are a reflection of her passion.

Jackie Robb – Director of Outreach

 

As Director of Outreach, Jackie’s passion for seniors is evident when sharing information about our senior care services to the San Antonio community. Her expertise in outreach education and senior care resources allows Jackie to provide valuable information to the health care professionals and community serving our seniors. She has regularly gains inspiration from her 96-year old grandfather, who remains active.

Jackie is a native of St. Louis, but has lived in the San Antonio area for over 10 years with her husband and two daughters. Jackie has a background in radio and theater, which remains one of her passions.

Angela Ruiz – Retention Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

Angela began working as a CAREgiver for HISC in 2009.  She has a background in nursing and a vast amount of experience in the field of CAREgiving, along with knowledge of the nuts and bolts of what we do here at Home Instead Senior Care due to spending 2 years as our Staffing Coordinator.  All of these ingredients uniquely equip her to  hire top-of-the-line CAREgivers and provide the ongoing training they need to do their job well.

Angela enjoys spending time with her two children.  She also enjoys staying fit through good nutrition and regular exercise.

 

Gina Boone- Receptionist/Web Marketer

 

 

Gina is a great addition to the Home Instead Senior Care staff. She is the ‘face’ and ‘voice’ of the office, and greets everyone with a warm smile and friendly greeting. She has a background in retail and customer service. This combined with her experience nurturing her family makes her a great fit for what we do at Home Instead. She helps to insure that our office runs smoothly in the day-to-day business of office work. She developed a sense of caring for the needs that come with aging as she observed the aging process of her grandparents. As Web Marketer, she makes sure that our web presence is up-to-date, and that we reach our clients and their families through the avenues provided with modern technology.

Gina is the mother of 3 girls and enjoys spending quality time with them whenever possible.

Jodi White – Client Care Coordinator

Jodi began working as a CAREgiver with Home Instead Senior Care in 2010. Since that time she has served in several capacities in the office. She now serves as Client Care Coordinator. As such, she is responsible to insure that our clients are receiving the highest quality service. She is also a CSA (Certified Senior Advisor), so she has the ability to advise our clients on what resources are available to help meet the needs that are specific to aging. She enjoys giving attention to the ‘little things’ that help to build relationships and make our clients feel special.

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, she relocated to San Antonio in 1999, and loves this area of the country.

Gina Boone, Receptionist/Web Marketer

Gina is a great addition to the Home Instead Senior Care staff. She is the ‘face’ and ‘voice’ of the office and greets everyone with a warm smile and friendly greeting.  She has a background in retail and customer service. This combined with her experience nurturing her family makes her a great fit for what we do at Home Instead.

Gina is a “people person” and provides a welcoming atmosphere when receiving our CAREgivers, clients, and guests.  She also helps to insure that our office runs smoothly in the day-to-day business of office work.  She developed a sense of caring for the needs that come with aging as she observed the aging process of her grandparents.

A mother of 3 girls, Gina enjoys spending quality time with them whenever possible.

We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with some of San Antonio's most special people, our CAREGivers."

4466 Lockhill-Selma Rd., San Antonio 78249 Phone: 210.614.1132