Melissa started her career as an Occupational Therapist after receiving her Master’s degree from the University of Florida. Since then, Melissa has worked directly with individuals in their homes and fully understands the increasing need for dependable, responsible and compassionate care. With this knowledge and experience, Melissa decided to open her own agency to bring on the same quality individuals who share her passion for those in need of help.
Sean McHale got his education at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL where he studied Marketing. He previously owned a home care providing agency in Tampa, FL but he and Melissa McHale decided to move their service to the greater Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra, and St. Augustine areas. Sean is also a Certified Senior Advisor, meaning he is certified to understand specific health, social and financial factors that are important to Seniors. Sean is a volunteer for the St. Johns County Council on Aging, and is a member of the Jacksonville Geriatric Society. Sean is originally from St. Louis, MO and currently resides in Ponte Vedra with his wife and two young children.
Director of Operations
Nikki Shutts is the Office Manager of Saint Michael’s Home Care. Nikki has a wealth of medical knowledge and an empathetic ear having worked directly with clients suffering from disabilities and injuries. After her 18 year career working in the insurance industry, she moved to Florida to escape the cold Massachusetts winters. Nikki currently resides in Ponte Vedra Beach with her husband and teenage daughter.
Jayne Bogdajewicz is our office coordinator. She has over 25 years of administrative and caregiving experience and has a passion for helping others, especially seniors in need. She and her husband of 25 years moved to Jacksonville Beach from Chicago, IL and are now enjoying the "salt" life.
Bob Taylor, Care Giver Coordinator, is a retired law enforcement officer from CT for 30 yrs. Since retiring, Bob has worked with Seniors in both private homes as a caregiver and in Senior Centers developing and presenting programs on Positive Thinking, issues associated with Aging and Meditation. Bob has also worked for a Senior Housing Community as the Assistant Program Activities Director. He and his wife reside in Jacksonville Beach.
Daryl Penniman is our registered nurse on staff. She obtained her degree from St.Vincent's School of Nursing in Ohio. Her background is in orthopedics and neurology and also a background in small business ownership. Daryl enjoys reading, cooking and most of all traveling to Hawaii. Daryl moved to Florida with her husband and 3 kids to enjoy the beach life.
We encourage you to contact us or browse through our website to learn more about our home care services including meal preparation and laundry services.