Ready Hands Home Care, the preeminent provider of in home support services in Northern Virginia, is pleased to announce the new hire of Teri McDonald. Ms. McDonald will serve as Director of Operations at the company’s Alexandria office. In that capacity she will oversee all aspects of the business, including both its day-to-day operations as well as marketing and strategic planning functions.
Ms. McDonald comes to Ready Hands with a rich management background. Her previous employment experience includes serving as Director of Administration and Operations at the Ford’s Theatre Society in Washington, D.C. Her tenure at Ford’s began in 2008 while the theater was undergoing an 18-month renovation. Among her many accomplishments there was the training and development of staff in preparation for the theater’s Grand Reopening, the creation of new earned revenue streams and the management of three office moves.
Before working at the Ford’s Theatre Society Ms. McDonald served in the roles of Chief Financial Officer and Director of Operations at the Washington Performing Arts Society, Director of Finance at the Points of Light Foundation and Controller at Dean and Company, a consulting firm based in Vienna, Virginia. Ms. McDonald earned her BS degree in Finance at George Mason University and her MBA at Strayer University.
“I am delighted to have a great manager like Teri McDonald on our team as Ready Hands continues to grow its presence in Northern Virginia”, said company founder and President, Dr. Granger Benson. “Teri is joining Ready Hands at a time when our company’s revenues and service volume already place us in the top 3-5% of similar home care agencies nationwide. She will be instrumental in planning and implementing measures to position us for further growth, including workflow re-design, personnel acquisition and the securing of larger office space,” said Benson
“I’m thrilled to have joined Ready Hands at such an exciting time”, said McDonald about her new role. “With the wonderful staff and strong operational foundation that is in place, we are well suited to grow the company. We are striving to increase the number of seniors that we serve in Northern Virginia by consistently providing exceptional care to our clients.”
Ready Hands Home Care is a Virginia-licensed home care organization that has provided in home assistance for hundreds of seniors and others since its inception in 2002. Its 140-plus Certified Nurse Aides help clients with personal care and household tasks so as to permit them to remain safely in their independent home environment. For more information, visit www.readyhands.com or call 703-750-3170.