Answers for Elders, Inc .is headquartered in Mill Creek, Washington, near Seattle.
Our founding leadership team has a combined 70+ years of professional experience in marketing, business ownership, journalism, financial management, business development, healthcare, sales, advertising, and new media.
The Answers For Elders team has brought together a talented team of Professional Experts, Strategic Partners and Business Advisors who are highly qualified to assure success and longevity for the site. Our Experts provide an ongoing dialogue with our user base and education to assure that family caregivers can rest in comfort in the many healthcare, legal, living solutions, financial and day-to-day decisions that we need to face.
Answers For Elders Leadership Team
Each person on our Leadership Team averages over 20 years of experience and come from diverse and extensive backgrounds including: online media; sales and marketing; eldercare services; technical architecture; web development; business leadership; operational management; business development; publishing; corporate mergers and acquisitions, and various entrepreneurial ventures. Most importantly they all have a passion for the care and plight of family caregivers. Each one of them has been a caregiver and shares different aspects of the real-life caregiving experience.
Suzanne Perkins Newman, Chief Visionary Officer and Founder: It was through a six-year journey of caring for her mother until her death that Suzanne combined her over twenty years of experience in sales and marketing executive leadership to create AnswersForElders.com. She is the "heart" of the company, and holds the vision, and oversees sales, strategic partnerships, new development and content of our site. Suzanne was Founder and Principal of a successful Pacific Northwest marketing company for over twelve years and worked in Advertising, Online Media and Executive Sales Leadership. Previously with Anthony Robbins’, Suzanne is an excellent public speaker and an empowerment and national sales trainer. She is a dynamic presenter, sales and marketing professional, and is well versed and experienced in sales, sales management, sales promotions, advertising and marketing, marketing communications, channel marketing and promotional campaigns. She has worked in the Fortune 500 corporate arena with a parent company of twelve major online sites and also has assisted multiple small business enterprises. Later in her career Suzanne was on the management team of Yellowbook in Online Media, ranking in the top 5% out of 174 major markets nationwide. Suzanne and her husband Keith married shortly after her Mom’s death, and live near Mill Creek, Washington
Shirley Larson, Accounting Manager- comes to Answers For Elders with 49+ years in the accounting industry. Working for small private companies to large publicly held companies, Shirley performed the day to day functions, worked alongside auditors and completed the quarterly tax requirements. Shirley handles all of the day to day accounting functions for Answers For Elders. Living the good life in Arizona, Shirley enjoys spending time with her husband of 47 years and her three daughters and seven grandchildren.