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About Our Staff

About Our Staff

Natalie Owner

Natalie Hodge, RN – Owner, Director of Client Services

Natalie is a Registered Nurse with over 15 years of experience in healthcare administration and nursing care including medical-surgical, oncology, and special-needs procedural care. She is able to contribute a wide knowledge base to her client care management team. Natalie’s primary role is to lead and oversee the Client Services Team, including Care Managers and Caregivers. She is responsible for ensuring that the Client Services Team delivers exceptional care to each client we have the privilege of serving.

Andrew Owner

Andrew Hodge – Owner, Director of Operations

With more than 15 years of business management experience, Andrew is focused on oversight and development of financial and operational systems that ensure the framework for providing exceptional care. In addition to his role with HCA, Andrew serves with various community organizations and is dedicated to building relationships within the community that promote the “Aging in Place” philosophy.

Danielle Garrett, LBSW-Client Care Manager

Danielle Garrett, LBSW – Client Care Manager

Danielle Garrett serves as a Client Care Manager, working with clients and their families at Home Care Assistance. Danielle has worked professionally in various social service and caregiving roles since 2010. Her strong passion to help others in need led to a desire to become a licensed social worker (LBSW) and pursue human services as a career. Through her education and daily work, Danielle is committed to Changing the Way the World Ages.

Morgan Baldwin, LMSW - Client Care Manager

Morgan Baldwin, LMSW – Client Care Manager

As a Client Care Manager at Home Care Assistance, Morgan’s goal is to comprehensively address the needs of her clients. Morgan appreciates sitting down with her clients and hearing their stories, wishes, and concerns as they enter a new chapter of life with caregiver services. Morgan has a Masters Degree in Social Work from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a background in mental health services and oncology. Morgan grew up in the St. Louis area and enjoys reading, cooking, hiking, and learning new things.

John Potocki, RDCS, RVT - Business Development Manager

John Potocki, RDCS, RVT – Business Development Manager

John Potocki joined the Home Care Assistance team in 2013. John started as a caregiver, then became staffing coordinator and now serves as Business Development Manager, handling all marketing and community liaison responsibilities. John also works in a hospital as a Cardiac Sonographer. Outside of work, John performs regularly around Austin as a singer/songwriter. John has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Central Florida and an Applied Sciences Associates Degree from Austin Community College.


Brooke Hunt – Employee Care Manager

Brooke Hunt joined the Home Care Assistance team in 2017, where she currently serves as an Employee Care Manager. Brooke believes that happy caregivers make happy clients. Brooke is originally from Michigan but moved to Texas for the warmer weather. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys exploring Austin and spending time with her family. Brooke is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia Southern University.


Betsy Montemayor – Lead Caregiver

Betsy Montemayor joined the Home Care Assistance team in 2015. She serves as a Lead Caregiver, assisting in the supervision and development of our caregivers. Betsy believes that one should treat others the same way they wish to be treated; for this reason she treats people with courtesy and respect. Betsy is trained in our Balanced Care Method and Cognitive Therapeutic Method, she is CPR and First Aid certified, and Blood Pathogen certified. Betsy is experienced in working with clients with a wide variety of conditions including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, COPD, Multiple Sclerosis, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Behavioral Disorders, and Friedreich’s Ataxia.

Nancy Gagnon - Lead Caregiver

Nancy Gagnon – Lead Caregiver

Nancy Gagnon serves as a Lead Caregiver and joined the Home Care Assistance team in 2015. Nancy appreciates the opportunity to support our clients and caregivers through employee development, training, supervision, and personal attention. Nancy was originally born in Vermont but has lived in Austin since 1980. In her free time, Nancy enjoys movies, traveling, and spending time with family.

Amanda Vorpahl - Office Manager

Amanda Vorpahl – Office Manager

As the Home Care Assistance Office Manager, Amanda oversees the daily administrative tasks for our offices including invoicing, accounts receivable, documentation management, and payroll. Amanda holds a Master’s Degree in Biotechnology from Texas A&M University and worked as a laboratory manager in university research before joining the Home Care Assistance team in 2018. Amanda believes in hard work, kindness, and silliness in both professional interactions and personal recreation.

Gregoria Sotelo - Recruitment Specialist

Gregoria Sotelo – Recruitment Specialist

Gregoria Sotelo has served as a Recruitment Specialist for Home Care Assistance since 2018. She assists in the recruitment and hiring of our caregiver staff as well as a variety of administrative functions. Gregoria finds gratitude knowing she is providing our clients with the best caregivers in the area. Previously, Gregoria has worked for many years as a caregiver. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, watching movies, and exercising.

Jennifer King - Administrative Assistant

Jennifer King – Administrative Assistant

Jennifer King is an Administrative Assistant with Home Care Assistance. She assists with staff support duties, directing and assisting visitors and employees, resolving concerns, and promoting public communication. Jennifer has been in the Healthcare Administrative field since 2003. Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys watching movies, traveling with her family, learning about different cultures and trying new things.

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