Founder and President
Matthew Long is the Founder and President of Husky Senior Care and Longhouse Adult Family Homes. During college, Matt served as a caregiver for a senior with Parkinson's disease and as a night manager for a Sunrise Senior Living community in Seattle. After graduating from the University of Washington, Matt worked in the senior housing industry for twelve years as a Marketing Director, Administrator, and Executive. In these positions, Matt was a trusted adviser to thousands of seniors who were at the crossroads of either staying home with help or moving into assisted living. He observed that seniors lacked a credible stay home alternative to counterbalance the forces that pull seniors out of their homes. Matt founded Husky Senior Care and Longhouse to provide a muscular ally for seniors who want to stay in household environments.
Matt has both a Bachelor's Degree and a Master’s Degrees from the University of Washington. As a graduate student, he taught at UW for three years. He has a passion for harnessing the energy and compassion of others to help seniors stay home. Matt has an Assisted Living Administrator's License from the Washington Health Care Association, served on the Board of Directors for the Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce in downtown Seattle, and is an active donor to the University of Washington. He is also an active member of the Homecare Association of America and the Adult Family Home Council.
Brandy began her career in the financial industry where she realized she enjoyed helping people find solutions to their problems. After years in the financial industry she realized she wanted to do more. She decided to continue her education where she achieved a Masters in Healthcare Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Disaster and Emergency Management. Brandy enjoys listening and finding solutions to help people achieve a quality of life.
Brandy has 3 amazing children, 1 daughter (Gracie) who just graduated "Class of 21", 2 sons (Austin and Dylan) and a dog named Precious. She enjoys being outdoors and doing anything adventurous. Brandy has a desire to continue helping others and is passionate about what she does.
Brandy has a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from Park University, a Graduate Certificate in Disaster and Emergency Management, and a Bachelor of Science from Northeastern State University.
Director of Nursing
Katrina joined Husky Senior Care in July 2018. Katrina leads our home health initiative and is tasked with making sure Husky Senior Care clients receive top-notch nursing services. Most recently, Katrina served as the Health and Wellness Director at Brookdale Senior Living on Queen Anne. She has many years of experience in community health and home care as a nurse for Central Boston Elder Services, among other organizations.
Katrina earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Walla Walla College and went on earn a Master of Social Work from the same college in 2000. She continued her education and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Massachusetts in Boston.
Director of Care Management
Andréa joined Husky Senior Care in 2016 as a caregiver; then became a care manager in 2019. Andréa helps to support both clients and caregivers to ensure the best in home care experience possible. This includes working with the team to ensure clients satisfaction, and training caregivers’ on specific tasks unique to a client’s peace of mind. She brings over 10 years of caregiving experience to the team.
Andréa earned an AA at Skagit Valley Community College.
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Lily joined Husky Senior Care in July 2020. Lily is part of our Human Resources team. She is mainly tasked with full cycle recruiting for Husky including the interviewing, orienting, and training processes for all Husky caregivers. She is also tasked with HR compliance procedures and supporting our exceptional team of caregivers.
Lily received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health-Global Health with a concentration in Health Education and Promotion from the University of Washington in June 2020. Most recently, she did a five-month long internship that focused on senior wellness at Hearthstone Assisted Living in 2020 preparing her for her current role at Husky.
Nancy joined Husky Senior Care in April 2021, bringing over 20 years of experience and a rich and diverse accounting background. She has worked in a variety of industries, including publishing accounting, fishing, banking, healthcare, and insurance. In her personal life, she looks forward to time with family and friends and enjoys any opportunity to travel.
Nancy graduated from Central Washington University in 1999 with Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting & Business Administration.
Annabel joined Husky Senior Care in February 2021. Annabel works as our Outreach Assistant and helps connect our services at Husky with the needs in the greater Seattle area. She produces our monthly newsletter to keep the community updated on life at Husky and assists in administrative work to ensure that our operations are run smoothly and efficiently.
Annabel graduated from the University of Washington in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Education, Communities, and Organizations. One of her greatest joys is engaging with people in meaningful ways, as is shown by her 10+ years of experience working with kids and young adults in homes, schools, non-profits, and her church. She is now getting to further that joy through her work at Husky.
Weekend and Overnight Scheduler
Weekend and Overnight Scheduler
Stephanie joined Husky Senior Care in 2011. She was our first headquarters employee! Stephanie grew up in Lakewood. When she was growing up, her Dad brought her into the Arts for the Handicap program and ingrained in her a desire to help people. She studies business in college and went on to work in management and human resources before coming to Husky Senior Care. She loves working with seniors and appreciates work that she can be passionate about.
Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Bachelor or Arts in Family and Consumer Studies from Central Washington University.