NoraCare is a family-owned business based in South Bend, serving the local community and wider area. We are a team of committed and passionate individuals which go above and beyond to provide outstanding care, with compassion and professionalism.
At NoraCare , we value each customer as friend and family. NoraCare provides a bespoke service with an emphasis on involving clients and their families in the development of a personalized and unique care plan. We strive to provide services that promote a healthy and active lifestyle for you and your loved ones.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Gregory Solometo co-founded Nora Care at Home in 2006 and serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Gregory oversees the sales and marketing team and is the lead visionary behind the company’s short and long-term strategic initiatives.
Gregory started the company after he took care of his grandmother for five years when she was suffering from Alzheimer’s and created “The Grandma Rule” hiring philosophy. Gregory’s firsthand experience of searching for caregivers showed him that there were limited resources that met his high level of standards of client care and customer satisfaction. Since that time, Gregory has been committed to providing all clients with an elite and highly qualified team of healthcare professionals that exceed industry standards.
Prior to starting Nora Care at Home, Gregory worked primarily in the financial services industry. Most recently, he worked as a Lean Process Engineer at Deutsche Bank where he provided strategic consulting services to various divisions of the investment banking structure and it’s operations in the U.S. and abroad.
Gregory graduated from Emory University in 1995.
Chief Financial Officer
Joseph Verdirame serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Nora Care at Home where his responsibilities include analyzing, structuring, and implementing all financial and operational systems, policies, procedures, and protocols. Joseph oversees and manages the company’s financial performance focusing on profitability, liquidity, risk mitigation, and high ROI generating initiatives.
Prior to his role at Nora Care at Home, Joseph specialized in the acquisition, management, and turn-around of businesses in the online, entertainment, retail, real estate, and wholesale distribution sectors. Joseph was responsible for identifying business opportunities, acquiring distressed assets, and restructuring those acquired assets profitably. During that time, Joseph also provided strategic consulting services for companies ranging in size from start-ups to large private corporations.
Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures, Joseph spent seven years as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Joseph and worked both domestically and internationally with various product and industry groups, including Acquisition Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Syndicated Finance, Media & Telecom, and Healthcare.
Joseph graduated from Emory University where the he received a B.B.A. with a concentration in Finance and served as President of the Goizueta Business School.
Michele Teter, RN, BSN, CCRN
Founder & Director of Patient Services
Michele co-founded Nora Care at Home in 2006 and serves as the Director of Patient Services. She oversees all nursing cases and coordinates care with case managers to ensure the highest quality of care. Michele also works directly with doctors and families as a case manager to develop appropriate care plans specific to patients’ needs.
For the past 17 years, Michele has worked at Columbia’s NY Presbyterian Medical Center in the Neurosurgical ICU. Michele is responsible for the care of critically ill patients who are often mechanically ventilated and maintained on several cardiac drips. Her continuous assessment of the patient and ability to recognize a change directly impact the plan of care.
In 2008, Michele received her CCRN and is now held to the highest standard of critical care.
Michele began her career at Nyack Hospital where she spent one year on a Medical Surgical floor and managed the care of eight to ten patients at a time.
Michele received a BS in Nursing at Dominican College in 1995.