Meet Our Team

Patricia Pierro


Specializing in home care, home health and hospice, Pat has been serving the healthcare industry for over 30 years. She began her career on the business side, but soon realized her passion was working directly with clients. Known for her personal touch, Pat loves interacting with seniors and educating them on the available care options that will best fit the needs of them and their loved ones. A proud member of the Illinois Home Care and Hospice Private Duty Committee, Pat’s industry knowledge and enthusiasm is a tremendous asset.

Deanna Taddei

VP of Business Development

Deanna comes from a family passionate about healthcare, and entered the industry 20 years ago after encouragement from her parents. She brings a wealth of knowledge on home care, home health and hospice service delivery, as well as housing coordination. With experience in senior retirement communities, assisted living and nursing homes, Deanna prides herself on understanding the needs of clients and selecting options that will bring optimum health and satisfaction. Deanna is enthusiastic about the importance of care coordination and is a frequent panel speaker. In her spare time, you can find her leading educational groups at senior centers and local townships.

Tony Kochuparambil

OTR/L Business Development

Tony has been working with older adults for over 20 years. He is a graduate of Creighton University with a degree in Occupational Therapy. Tony has spent his post-graduate work focused on the senior population in long-term and short-term rehabilitation. He is dedicated to the success of every patient, ensuring they meet their goals one step at a time. Tony has spent the majority of his career as a stroke, cardiac, pulmonary and orthopedic rehab specialist, however during the last 5 years has shifted his focus to caring for patients who require home-based therapy. This brought him to Crystal Home Care where his expertise working with patients at all levels has enhanced our ability to provide the best possible service— meeting each client where they need us most.

Demetri Dongas

Community Services Liaison

Demetri has 3 years of experience in healthcare. Drawing from his background in diet, chronic disease and hospitality, Demetri is passionate about finding customized solutions to help clients feel their best and recommending partner organizations that will assist in providing a healthy lifestyle.

Margie Zwierzynski

Operations Manager

Margie has 8 years of experience in the healthcare industry in senior retirement communities and assisted living. At Crystal Home Care, she oversees all agency operations. Margie’s natural intuition and people skills make her the ideal decision maker when it comes to the selection of caregivers – an integral component of our client services.