Curtez Kimble — Regional Executive Director
Curtez Kimble, a Texas native, brought a wealth of management and sales training expertise to Veterans Home Care when he joined the company in 2010. Mr. Kimble came to VHC after working his way up the ranks at Fortune 500 Enterprise Holdings, including serving as the Finance Manager for the North Texas Sales Division. Concurrent with his employment at Enterprise Holding, Curtez also held an Adjunct Professor position at Cedar Valley College in Lancaster, Texas.
As a military veteran, Curtez understands the sacrifice that veterans and their families endure when they enlist to protect our country. Curtez served in the United States Army in the 101st Airborne Division, spending three years as develop trainer at Fort Campbell, on Personnel Systems. Curtez is a graduate of Texas Southern University where he received a B in Psychology and then went on to receive his MS in Management from Murray State University.
Curtez has been a member and advocate for a number of organizations throughout the years. Included in his long list of giving back to the community is work with the Disabled American Veterans, the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, in which he served as the Chair of the African American Leadership Society, board member of the Dallas Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Hendersonville Alumni, Dallas Alumni Chapter of Texas Southern University, Boys & Girls Club, and Building and Achieving Academic Readiness (B.A.A.R.) Coalition.
Barry Appel — Regional Director, Florida
Barry came to Veterans Home Care in 2008 after a long and rewarding career with the Florida Department of Children and Families where he focused on Adult Protective Services. As a longtime advocate for the elderly, Barry has done an outstanding job of bringing the exclusive VetAssist Program to wartime veterans and surviving spouses in the area. The first VHC employee in Florida, Barry has continually grown the operations and now supervises a number of Regional Managers around the state.
Barry gives back to the community by performing with the Broward Symphony Orchestra using the talents he honed at City University of New York (CUNY), where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy.
Carmen Perry — Regional Director, California and Nevada
Carmen has over 12 years of hands-on experience in the senior care industry. Ms. Perry began her career by working with physicians in private practice, which afforded her the opportunity to get to know patients on a personal level.
After leaving private practice, Carmen spent time working for both Kindred Healthcare and Windsor Healthcare. Both companies are nationally known for their multiple levels of care centers that include hospitals, sub-acute units, transitional care and skilled nursing facilities. Answering a call to work more closely with seniors, Carmen joined ResCare Home Care where her team helped seniors stay home. Carmen then joined the Veterans Home Care team developing strong ties within her community helping to provide additional services for our veterans and surviving spouses through the Aid and Attendance benefit. Carmen was promoted to the position of regional director in the California office and oversees several regional managers throughout California and Nevada.
Eric Leonard — Regional Director, Texas
Eric joined Veterans Home Care in 2011 and immediately impacted the veteran community in North Texas with his enthusiasm and joy for helping elderly veterans and their surviving spouses receive the VA benefits for which they are entitled. Mr. Leonard manages a team of Regional Directors and Support Staff throughout the North Texas Quadrant, who work cooperatively to educate and assist veteran families to apply for the Aid & Attendance benefit that can be used for in home care through the VetAssist Program.
A loving husband and father, Eric gives back to the community as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters Program of North Texas and also works with youth as a volunteer football coach. Eric is a graduate of Oral Roberts University earning his Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing.
Jennifer Cordelier — Regional Director, Northeastern Region
Jennifer, a Michigan native from a veteran family, enjoyed more than 20 years in the education field teaching a variety of Communication courses including Composition, Reading, Theatre, and Research Methods with high school and college students. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Covenant College and a Master’s degree in the Art of Teaching from Aquinas College.
In 2015, Jennifer joined Veterans Home Care contributing to operational excellence in several departments before being promoted to Director. She leads a team of regional managers expanding the company’s territorial growth in several northern and eastern states.
Jennifer supports her children’s school activities including music and sports. She is an avid reader and authored her first book in 2012.
Bob Singagliese — Regional Director, Eastern Region
Bob came to Veterans Home Care in May 2014 as an accomplished sales and marketing professional with many plaques and awards for results.
“Now I find it rewarding to wake up knowing that I’m going to help someone today.” Bob’s passion for helping isn’t just limited to veterans and their surviving spouses, “I also find it very rewarding to educate professionals in health care and social work about the VA pension with Aid and Attendance.”
As the son of a Korean War veteran, Bob easily relates to veterans and has mastered his role as a subject matter expert on the VetAssist Program.
After managing growth in Central and South New Jersey, he was promoted to senior regional manager and then to regional director after adding the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania territory.
Bob enjoys kickboxing and sports in general. He is the proud father of three children and two grandsons.