Featured Speaker – Constance Hill-Johnson, Owner and Managing Director, Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services, Cleveland
Constance Hill-Johnson is the Owner and Managing Director of Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services in Cleveland Ohio. Visiting Angels is an in-home service provider assisting the elderly and older adult to live as independently as possible by remaining safely in their own familiar home environment.
Ms. Hill-Johnson started her business in 2002, and now in its 16th year, has successfully served hundreds of seniors throughout the greater Cleveland area and surrounding communities. Her professional background includes over 10-years of senior health care management experience in a variety of health care settings. She is regarded as a both a dynamic motivational leader and speaker who shares with audiences her entrepreneurial journey which began in her early 40’s, in addition to her recent journey as an adult caregiver to a mother with dementia.
Ms. Hill-Johnson’s expertise spans a wide array of organizational settings including acute care hospitals, physician’s medical practices, and professional management services companies. Ms. Hill-Johnson also spent 5 years as an institutional sales broker on an equity sales and trading desk for Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in Detroit, Michigan.
Ms. Hill-Johnson has earned the degree of Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Health Services Administration from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
She was nominated and selected as one of the 2007 Top 10 Women Business Owners in northeast Ohio by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). In January 2005 she was appointed by the Cuyahoga County Board of Commissioners to the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) Board of Trustees and is a Board Member of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA). Additionally, she serves on the board of Adults at Risk (Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry), the African American Outreach Committee of Hospice of The Western Reserve and is past Co-Chair of the African American Philanthropy Committee of The Cleveland Foundation. Most recently she was selected as one of the 2017 Crain’s Women of Note honorees.
Visiting Angels (www.visitingangels.com/cleveland) is a network of franchised homecare agencies throughout the United States and Canada.
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