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Always Best Care has assembled a dedicated team of professionals with the singular mission of becoming the Number One Senior Care franchise system in North America.
Michael Newman – Founder & Executive Chairman
Mr. Newman also developed what is now the largest assisted living case management company in California, which manages care for seniors who live in non-skilled assisted living communities, but need some skilled care. He founded Always Best Care in 1996 to provide assisted living referral services, and two years later expanded to non-medical in-home care services. Mr. Newman is a graduate of Chico State University with a focus on international business and economics. Always Best Care began offering franchise opportunities in late 2007, providing non-medical in-home care and assisted living finder and referral services, with skilled home health care added in 2010. The company has grown to more than 200 franchised territories and area representatives in 34 states.
Jake Brown – President
Mr. Brown has the rare experience of having been a franchisee, a master franchisee and a corporate executive. He brings a level of commitment to the operations of a franchise organization that understands the perspective of each discipline. He is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley.
Merian Castellano – Controller
Elizabeth Brennen – Senior Vice President, Area Operations
David J. Caesar – Vice President, Franchise Operations
David J. Caesar has more than 30 years of operations, sales and marketing experience which includes employment with high profile companies such as Procter & Gamble, Bacardi Imports, and Kraft Foods. Mr. Caesar’s corporate training experience also includes over a decade with the LEGO Toy Company where he moved through the ranks up to a senior management position in brand merchandising. After leaving LEGO, Mr. Caesar gained franchising experience as an owner and operator with Signs by Tomorrow. After five years of business ownership, Mr. Caesar joined Always Best Care as a Field Trainer, during the company’s early stages of franchising. Mr. Caesar was promoted to and currently serves as Vice President of Franchise Operations. Mr. Caesar joined Always Best Care in 2008.
Mr. Caesar is extremely active in community organizations. His past experience includes serving on the Board of Directors with the Folsom, California Chamber of Commerce and the Niello Concours at Serrano, serving as President of the El Dorado Hills Chapter of LeTip International and the El Dorado Hills and Folsom Neighbors Organization, and being honored as the 2006 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year, as a result of his fundraising efforts. Mr. Caesar graduated from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Marketing.
Larry Miramontes – Vice President, Marketing
In his earlier career, Mr. Miramontes served as a Marketing Manager and Sales and Marketing Director with Six Flags Theme Parks and Raging Waters water parks in Northern California. Mr. Miramontes is actively involved in youth sports and is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, and possesses an MBA from Golden Gate University.