Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Auman is a founding principal of HomeCentris Healthcare and its Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for directing the leadership team of the HomeCentris companies as well as developing and executing the longer term strategic vision.
Before forming HomeCentris to focus on home-based healthcare, Mr. Auman was in the post-acute and skilled nursing industry where he served as a founding principal and the Chief Operating Officer for Encore Healthcare, LLC, a multi-state skilled nursing and specialty hospital provider. During his tenure at Encore, Mr. Auman built and managed a team of executives which oversaw operations, clinical services, human resources, therapy services, clinical reimbursement and risk management. Under Mr. Auman’s direction, Encore grew from a 12-facility portfolio to a 31-facility portfolio.
Prior to joining Encore, Mr. Auman was a founding principal and Vice President of Development for Monarch Properties, a health care real estate company with over 30 properties. Mr. Auman directed the company’s merger and acquisition efforts and private equity investments on behalf of Monarch’s outside investors.
Mr. Auman started his career at the First National Bank of Maryland where he was a commercial lender. He later transitioned to the healthcare industry by joining Integrated Health Services, serving in many M&A and real estate roles. He received his undergraduate business degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Richmond and his Masters of Business Administration from Loyola College in Maryland. Mr. Auman is a Board member for the Maryland National Capital Homecare Association (“MNCHA”) and chairs its Legislative Commitee. He lives in Catonsville, Maryland.
Timothy J. Trybus
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Trybus is the Chief Financial Officer of HomeCentris Healthcare and a founding principal. He is responsible for directing the company’s finance, accounting, treasury and payroll functions, capital raising, and investor/lender relations as well as its array of billing and collecting activities and reimbursement efforts.
Before launching HomeCentris, Mr. Trybus was a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer for Encore Healthcare, LLC, a multi-state skilled nursing and specialty hospital provider. At Encore, Mr. Trybus provided leadership to the company’s finance, treasury, accounting, payroll, and reimbursement functions. During his tenure, Encore grew from 12 to 31 facilities which was made possible by the capital he raised and the highly scalable back office Mr. Trybus created.
Prior to his time at Encore, Mr. Trybus served as the Vice President, Finance and Treasurer and Principal for Dental Benefit Providers, previously the largest privately held dental insurance provider in the United States where he managed all aspects of accounting, treasury, and corporate finance and ultimately positioned the company for sale to United Healthgroup.
Mr. Trybus began his career as a Senior Credit Analyst at the First National Bank of Maryland and later moved to Integrated Health Services as a Financial Analyst. He then transitioned to be Vice President and Treasurer of Community Care of America, a multi-state skilled nursing provider, where he managed all aspects of treasury, capital planning, and forecasting for the organization and was a key contributor in the company’s initial public offering.
Mr. Trybus holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland. He lives in Kensington, Maryland with his wife and twin sons.
Jason C. Hafer
Executive Director – HomeCentris Personal Care
Mr. Hafer joined HomeCentris Healthcare as the Executive Director of HomeCentris Personal Care in 2016. He is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of HomeCentris Personal Care.
Before joining HomeCentris, Mr. Hafer was with Addus HomeCare, one of the nation’s largest publicly traded home care companies, where he was the Delaware State Director. Mr. Hafer provided oversight to an integrated portfolio of agencies including Medicare certified skilled care, nurse supervised home care, and non-medical homecare. Mr. Hafer provided leadership to the agencies management teams and was responsible for maintaining and enhancing relationships with governmental and private payors.
Prior to joining Addus, Mr. Hafer was a multi-site facility administrator for DaVita Dialysis where he directed in-patient, out-patient, and home based services on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Mr. Hafer’s career in healthcare spans nearly 15 years and began with Genesis Healthcare where he spent time in both assisted living and skilled nursing facilities.
Mr. Hafer started his career in the hospitality industry working in management for some of the nation’s largest operators. He received his undergraduate business degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management from the Pennsylvania State University and his Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from Wilmington University in Delaware. Mr. Hafer is married and has a daughter.
Vice President – Business Development
Mr. Shannon joined HomeCentris Healthcare as Vice President of Business Development in 2017. He is responsible for strategically aligning HomeCentris’ services and products as healthcare solutions for health systems, post-acute providers, managed care groups, patients and families.
Before joining HomeCentris, Mr. Shannon served as Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for Sava SeniorCare Consulting, LLC, one of the largest skilled nursing facility providers in the country. Mr. Shannon provided sales leadership and strategic planning for a multi-state portfolio of skilled nursing facilities, the largest region, by census, in the company. Mr. Shannon was also responsible for facilitating relationships with regional healthcare coalitions, hospital systems, and other strategic partners.
Prior to his time with Sava, Mr. Shannon served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Professional Healthcare Resources, Inc. (PHR), a regional home health, hospice and personal care provider with seven locations across Maryland, DC and Virginia. He was responsible for the day-to-day sales management of the organization, as well as business development relationships with strategic healthcare and managed care partners.
Mr. Shannon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Charleston and completed post-graduate work in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland, College Park. He lives in Catonsville, MD with his wife and two children.
VP – Community Relations
Alex Trepetin was a founder and the General Manager of Personal Home Care, Inc. For 13 years, Mr. Trepetin oversaw the daily operations of Personal Home Care and grew the company from a start-up in 2001 to Maryland’s largest Medicaid waiver home care provider. In addition, Mr. Trepetin started and oversaw a Medicare-certified home health company and a primary care company. Together these companies (the Personal Home Care group) provided its clients and patients with a full continuum of care.
In September 2014, Mr. Trepetin and the Personal Home Care group shareholders merged the three companies into HomeCentris Healthcare, where Mr. Trepetin is a partner and a member of the company’s leadership team and board of directors. His role has transition to a community relations role where he stays active in the Russian community and spends time ensuring client and caregiver satisfaction.
Prior to Personal Home Care, Mr. Trepetin worked as a Senior Database Administrator for Baltimore County and as a Senior Database Administration Consultant for the U.S. Army. Mr. Trepetin also previously worked as a Software Engineer for Logicon.
Mr. Trepetin holds a Ph.D. in Law from Moscow State University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Math from Azerbaijan State University. Mr. Trepetin currently lives in Owings Mills, Maryland with his wife.
Partner & Co-Founder, Interprise Capital
Mr. Perry is a results-driven executive with a proven track record of achievement in M&A, strategic planning, finance, leadership development, operations analysis, fundraising and business development. Specialized in developing innovative growth strategies combined with strong execution to lay the foundation for an organization’s long-term success, Mr. Perry is a Co-Founder of Interprise Partners. Formerly Vice President at EDG Partners, Mr. Perry was responsible for investment sourcing, due diligence and structuring. Mr. Perry serves on the Board of Directors of Smile Magic Dentistry and Diabetes America, where he also served as the interim CFO.Prior to EDG, Mr. Perry was a Senior Associate at Radius Ventures, where he made equity investments in high growth technology and services businesses. Prior to Radius, Mr. Perry was an Associate in a private equity and mezzanine debt fund at CapitalSource and at Bank of America where he provided debt financing for Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Perry received an MBA with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Business Administration with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.