The SwiftShift Mission
We're building a trusted network of professional caregivers who love what they do and are empowered to provide the best in-home healthcare in America.
With over 90 million Americans 65 years or older and 1 million children and adults who require close in-home care, the need for compassionate, capable caregiving grows by the day.
Assaf Shalvi, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
For more than 20 years, Assaf Shalvi has been helping hourly employees get better jobs while introducing new standards in high-performance employment services. He helped build a multimillion-dollar business for MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), delivering high-quality welfare and disability employment programs throughout Europe. He expedited the delivery of employment and training services for A4e. Drawing on this experience, in 2016 he co-founded Swift Shift in the United States.
Amy Nelson, Chief Operating Officer + Co-Founder
With over 20 years of professional experience, Amy Nelson established her first home care business at the age of 18, building it into a $60 million enterprise before selling it to PE. She has also worked with Accurate Home Care, Accountable Home Care, and Bayada. Amy has served on the State of Minnesota's Home Care and Assisted Living Provider Advisory Council, and as President of the Professional Home Care Coalition. In both roles, she worked closely with legislators to improve consumer access to the care they required. She managed Transitional Care nationally for the second-largest player in the PEDs home care market, before joining the founding team of Swift Shift.
Oren Ariel, Chief Platform Officer
Oren Ariel is an experienced entrepreneur with a passion for defining and shaping early-stage products for new market opportunities. He specializes in working with startup companies to create technology roadmaps, product strategy, and engineering –– as well as helping to scale the product. Oren served as Chief Technology Officer at many startups, including Capriza, where he was a Co-founder. Oren has a passion for software architecture, security, and technology foundations for SaaS applications that he brings to the table at Swift Shift. He continues to serve on startup advisory boards including (past and present) Salto, 21Labs, SpaceIQ (WeWork), Ravello Systems (Oracle), Neebula (ServiceNow), and Watchfire (IBM). He holds 4 patents in various Internet-related fields such as audio/video streaming, UI/UX, and SaaS.
Chris Lazarte, Chief Financial Officer
Chris Lazarte is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 15 years of experience in various finance and accounting positions across North America, including work for KPMG, and 8 years of experience working with various high growth tech companies. Before joining Swift Shift, he was FP&A at Zuora, CFO at DataFox and Controller & Head of FP&A at Sticky.