March 31, 2015 // Franchising.com // OMAHA, Neb. – Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor for Home Instead Senior Care®, the world’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, announced today that company President Jeff Huber will also take on the role of chief executive officer, effective April 15. Current CEO Roger Baumgart will become CEO emeritus and remain executive director of the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation.
In his 17 years with Home Instead, Huber has served as chief administrative officer, chief development officer and vice president of franchise development and seen the company grow from 125 franchise offices to more than 1,000 franchises in 16 countries.
“Jeff has played a critical role in Home Instead’s growth,” says Home Instead Co-Founder and Chairman Paul Hogan. “I have the utmost confidence in his ability to lead the organization to a next level, as he continues to ensure Home Instead’s services positively impact the lives of seniors and their families around the world.”
As president, Huber has overseen strategic planning and advocacy for the Home Instead Senior Care network, provided leadership on key initiatives, and managed the day-to-day operations of the Global Headquarters.
During his tenure, Baumgart led global expansion and, used his small business and franchising expertise to provide strategic leadership for the network. During his 19 years with Home Instead, Baumgart has held several key leadership positions, including vice president, senior vice president, chief operating officer and president.
“Home Instead will be eternally grateful for Roger’s leadership, as his guiding hand has helped to shape and build Home Instead Senior Care into a worldwide leader that has raised the standard of care for seniors,” says Hogan. “Since the near inception of Home Instead, he has helped us grow further than we could have ever imagined, and he has positioned us for success in the future.”
As Executive Director of the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation, Baumgart has overseen more than $1.5 million in grant funding throughout the United States and Canada, a number he plans to continue to grow as he continues in that role.
Huber moves into the CEO position as the organization continues global expansion to meet the needs of seniors and their families around the world.
“It has been a privilege to be a part of Home Instead’s tremendous growth,” says Huber, “but it is the leadership position our organization has earned in changing the face of aging that makes me most proud as I look forward to the future. We remain committed to enhancing the lives of our clients while also stepping up to the face the worldwide challenges of care for senior loved ones.”
For more information about Home Instead Senior Care, including information about the executive team, visit www.HomeInstead.com.
Founded in 1994 in Omaha, Nebraska, by Lori and Paul Hogan, the Home Instead Senior Care® network provides personalized care, support and education to help enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Today, this network is the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, with more than 1,000 independently owned and operated franchises that are estimated to annually provide more than 50 million hours of care throughout the United States and 15 other countries. Local Home Instead Senior Care offices employ approximately 65,000 CAREGivers? worldwide who provide basic support services that enable seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible. The Home Instead Senior Care network strives to partner with each client and his or her family members to help meet that individual’s needs. Services span the care continuum – from providing companionship and personal care to specialized Alzheimer’s care and hospice support. Also available are family caregiver education and support resources. At Home Instead Senior Care, it’s relationship before task, while striving to provide superior quality service.
SOURCE Home Instead Senior Care®