Membership
& Directory




Heidi Friedman
President
hfriedman@elderlawdept.com
954-866-1055

Heidi F. Friedman is owner of Friedman Elder Law Department, LLC. She is one of only a few Board-Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Florida with experience in Elder Law, Medicaid, and Veteran’s Administration programs. She specializes in crisis planning to qualify seniors for government benefits as well as, estate planning for the 65+ population with a focus on asset protection against the cost of long-term care. Heidi sits on a number of boards for different agencies and nonprofit organizations which concentrate on providing knowledge, support, and assistance to and for the aging population.  In addition to her role as President of ESRN, Heidi is on the Advisory Counsel of the Broward County Age & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), appointed as a member of the Governor’s Dementia Care & Cure Initiative (DCCI), a Director for the South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA) and Director of the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center, Inc. (ACRC).    As an elder law attorney, Heidi has assisted hundreds of her clients obtain government benefits to help pay for long-term care, resulting in significant savings for each family. Heidi is a Florida native, sister of two Army veterans and a mother of two sons, one with special needs.  




Knyvett Lee
Past President
klee@monarchcare.org
954-720-2485 ext. 214

Knyvett Lee is the Founder and CEO of MonarchCare, a not-for-profit social service agency serving the South Florida community.  Knyvett has been a professional guardian since 1989.  Over a span of more than three decades, Knyvett and/or the agency has served more than 1,500 clients in the capacity as guardian, trustee, care manager or daily money manager.

Knyvett is a vocal advocate for better quality professional guardianship. In 2003, she formed the Florida Guardianship Foundation with other key leaders in the guardianship community. 

She served on Governor Bush’s Guardianship Task Force in 2004 and subsequently assisted the National Guardianship Foundation in the creation of the Florida Guardian Competency exam in 2005. She has trained more than one thousand professional and family guardians since 1993.

She is happily married to Bruce Superman and lives in Fort Lauderdale with their Labrador retrievers, Molly and Pepper.  She is a gourmet cook, loves gardening, yoga and tennis, when she finds the time.




Nicole Miller
Vice President - Programming
nmillerproperties@gmail.com
954-559-7158

Buying and selling a home can be a very emotional time for many. With the many facets that are entailed, Nicole feels strongly that it is extremely important to put your trust in an agent that has the experience and knowledge to carry out a successful sale and keep your best interests at the forefront every step of the way. Her practice of real estate is based on three pillars: education, trust and results.  These principals serve as the foundation for her work with her sellers & buyers.  

With a background in Accounting and Marketing from the top-ranked Washington University in St. Louis, Nicole offers her clients a keen understanding of all the financials and details involved in a sale as well as strategic marketing techniques to present their homes best on the marketplace.  Her focus is that of detail and service to ensure your transaction is the best experience possible and no stone is left unturned. Her goal is to make your transaction a seamless process, in which her clients feel well informed and comfortable every step of the way! Nicole was born and raised in South Florida and lives in Broward County with her family and sweet miniature Goldendoodle, Zoey.



 


Jeanine Bahmani
Vice President - Outreach
jreddis1@aol.com
305-717-8604

Jeanine Bahmani has 22 years of healthcare sales and senior housing sales consisting of a combination of home health, private duty, hospice, senior assist devices, independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing.  Originally a native of Kansas City, Jeanine relocated to south Florida 3 years ago to be close to family and continued her healthcare sales career here. Jeanine came to the Florida market with a list of successful accomplishments, strength in leadership and networking and a proven determination for teamwork. Jeanine is married and has four adult children, three grandchildren and her golden retriever, Sonny Boy.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her grandchildren, going to the beach and cooking.




Sam Yates
Vice President - Membership
sam@yatespro.com

772-528-5185bfeldman926@gmail.com




Dyan Chaney
Secretary
dyan@homehealthboutique.com
954-815-3926

Dyan Chaney, Doctor of Physical Therapy, owns Home Health Boutique, concierge home health practice.

Dr. Chaney received a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science from University of Florida, a Master’s in Physical Therapy from NSU, and a Doctorate from University of Tennessee.  Dyan holds a certification in Pilates for rehabilitation practitioners and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dyan’s interest in movement began at age 2 when she started ballet and instructing fitness classes at 13.   Her first physical therapy position was managing the inpatient rehab department at Cleveland Clinic.  She founded Get To The Core, an outpatient physical therapy practice, and provided therapy for dancers in traveling Broadway productions.  After having her daughter, Dyan transitioned to home care.

Dyan enjoys her sweet Doberman, cooking, playing piano, yoga, and traveling.

 



Brett Feldman
Treasurer
bfeldman926@gmail.com
7954-609-1555



 


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