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Meet the Team

Comfort Keepers Ottawa

John Kelly
President & CEO

john-kellyIn 2011, John Kelly became the President & CEO of Comfort Keepers in Ottawa.  John is actively involved in the day-to-day operations of Comfort Keepers focusing primarily on business expansion. John has 44 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience in the technology sector. One of Ottawa’s most respected serial entrepreneurs, John is co-founder of Murphy Business Ottawa.

He is the former CEO of JetForm Corporation, and founded several businesses, including and among others SHL Systemhouse and NABU Network Corporation. John is a board member of several private and public companies, as well as former chair of the United Way Ottawa Campaign, and former honorary chair of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  He is currently Chairman of the Community Advisory Board for the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC).

John has received many honors and awards including: Master Entrepreneur of the Year, Ontario (1997); CEO of the Year from the Ottawa Business Journal (1998); Civic Entrepreneur of the Year from the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (1999); Mentor of the Year Award from the province of Newfoundland (2000); Ottawa Business Man of the Year (2001); Chair of the United Way Campaign, Ottawa (2000); Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award from the Ottawa Chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (2000).  He was awarded the Governor General Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012) and the Ottawa Lifetime Achievement Award (2012).  In May 2014, Kelly was honoured at the 29th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation Awards for his outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership which has significantly expanded the frontiers of Canada’s advanced technology industry.  The award was sponsored by the Telfer School of Management of the University of Ottawa and was voted on by CATA members.

John holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Iona College, an Honours Law degree from the University of Ottawa, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa.

Corrie Hamilton
General Manager

Corrie HamiltonCorrie joined Comfort Keepers Ottawa in 2009 in the capacity of Operations Manager. She brought with her over 15 years of relevant work experience in senior home health care and retirement homes including: general management, financial management, human resources, scheduling and client care assessment.

Today, in her role of General Manager, Corrie provides direction and leadership and is responsible for the general management of the daily operations within Comfort Keepers Ottawa, including: client intake, client care coordination, HR, scheduling, finance, office administration and sales and marketing.

Corrie is responsible for all day to day operations of Comfort Keepers Ottawa.

Nicole Dion
Scheduling Coordinator

scheduling coordinator

Nicole has always had passion for helping others and has worn many different hats since joining the Comfort Keeper team in 2009.  During her time with us, she has worked as a Patient Sitter, Companion, Personal Support Worker, and as an Office Aid.

Currently, Nicole has the essential role of the Scheduling Coordinator where she is responsible for coordinating the schedules for both the Comfort Keeper Clients as well as Comfort Keeper’s Caregivers.

Nicole is caring, goal oriented and determined and brings along her field experiences which allows her to effectively juggle the changing needs of our clients.  She looks forward to making a difference in people’s lives and giving back to the community she grew up in.

Erin Moretto
Community Relations Manager

Erin Moretto has recently joined Comfort Keepers in the role of Community Relations Manager, bringing with her over 15 years of experience working with the older adult population in the community and retirement residences.  Erin’s role is to facilitate and arrange the provision of in-home care and support services to clients and ensuring client satisfaction. She routinely interacts with other Comfort Keepers staff as well as clients, family members, community providers, referral sources and care managers.

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