Our President and CEO:
Cortney M. Nicolato, CPHIT

Cortney is an executive leader with over 16 years of professional experience in marketing and business strategy. She recently served as the Senior Advisor and Director, New Business Initiatives at the National Center of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. In this role, Cortney drove the AHA/ASA’s transformation programming, focused on accelerating the time it takes to disseminate new and emerging science into practice.

Prior to this role, Cortney was Vice President, Marketing & Strategy for the consumer engagement technology start-up, Get Real Health. Her areas of expertise helped the company distribute the award-winning product InstantPHR®  in six countries to dozens of hospitals and health authorities. She was also instrumental in securing Get Real Health’s first venture capital series of funding, as well as setting the strategic plan and vision for the company.

Cortney lives in the DFW Metroplex with her husband, David, and two young sons, Jacob and Ian. Outside of being with her family, she is happiest when she is out for a run or training for a triathlon.

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Noted author of thought-leading content on patient engagement and health technology trends

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Created, launched and managed many multi-national programs & products

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Managed strategic partnerships for 100+ health organizations worldwide

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Administrative Officers and Directors

Katie Dickinson, LMSW

Chief Administrative Officer


Hassan Tahat

Chief Financial Officer


Renae Perry, LMSW

Chief Operations Officer


Stephanie L. Russell

Chief Development Officer



Kristin Dupont

Director of Marketing & Communications


Program Directors

Lynda Ender

AGE Director

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Courtney Smith, LCSW

Caregiver Support Program Director

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Triste Vasquez-White

Foster Grandparent Program Director

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Sarah Ewalt, LMSW

Guardianship Program Director

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Suzanna Sulfstede, LMSW

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Director

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Gretchen Feinhals

RSVP Program Director

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Melanie Calhoun

Senior Companion Program Director

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Claire Turner

Elder Financial Safety Center Deputy Director

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ElderCare Partners

Zee Clark, RN, MS

RN Geriatric Care Manager

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Diane Williams, MSW, LCSW

Geriatric Care Manager

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Elder Financial Safety Center

Julie Krawczyk, MAM


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