Meet the Team

Lisa Loland, CEO

Hi! My name is Lisa Loland, and I am the current CEO here at All Embracing Home Care. In my 7+ years of office management experience and my passion has only grown deeper, with meeting all the amazing people we get to serve every day. I get to learn so much every day from all our clients!

I currently live in Grand Forks, with my husband Josh and my dog Garth. I love to read, listen to all kinds of music, and spend time with my family. I was raised not very far away from here and I love this area.

I am a current member of the Chamber of Commerce GF/EGF, Forks Finest Networking Group, UpNext Networking Group, NOSHA and various other community organizations.

Amanda Hjelle, Director of Services – Fargo Branch

Hello, my name is Amanda Hjelle, Director of Services, All Embracing Home Care for the Fargo branch. I started with All Embracing Home Care in the fall of 2020 as a Care Manager.

I was born and raised in Grand Forks. I moved to Fargo in 2009 to pursue my career in healthcare. I have worked in several different areas and settings of healthcare over the last 21 years.

My husband and I met in Fargo and married in 2015. We have a beautiful daughter who is two, along with our gentle giant pup and two large cats. We enjoy spending time with friends and family at the lake and golfing in the summer and skiing in the winter months.

I am so glad to be part of All Embracing Home Care and can’t wait to see what Fargo brings to our team, clients, and region.

Brenda Serrano, Director of Education and Marketing

Hello! My name is Brenda Serrano and I joined All Embracing Home Care’s team at the end of January 2024 as the Director of Education and Marketing. I find passion in helping those that need assistance while ensuring they are treated with dignity and respect. My past work experience includes the aging and disabled population while employed in the healthcare industry.

I have 2 sons, who are my pride and joy, and 2 pets; 1 cat and 1 dog. I enjoy puzzles, family time, watching documentaries and learning anything new and innovative. I also love to cook all kinds of food and try new recipes!

I’m proud to be part of the community and to assist families with their loved ones.

Emily Schenk, Program Coordinator

Hello, my name is Emily Schenk and I am the DD coordinator for All Embracing Home Care. I started working here in September of 2021 as a care manager and just recently took on the coordinator position. I oversee all our DD clients and make sure they are getting the proper cares they need.

I have 7 years of DD experience as a DSP at REM and The Listen Center. I grew up in Thompson and graduated in 2010. I now live in Grand Forks with my 3 daughters. In my spare time I enjoy doing everything & anything with my girls. They are very active in sports and keep this mama busy.

I truly enjoy assisting individuals with disabilities. I’ve had many different jobs and this field is my favorite. Assisting people in need is very rewarding and the bonds you make is something I’ll cherish forever.

Lachen Stadstad, Assistant Program Coordinator

Hello, My name is Lachen Stadstad and I am new here at All Embracing Home Care. I am so excited to start this new adventure with this amazing company. I grew up in western North Dakota, in the wonderful town of Dickinson. I moved to Grand Forks for school in 2010, where I met my Husband, Jared. We have been married for six years and have two children. We enjoy spending time with our family, at the lake in the summer and skiing in the winter. We Built a new home for our little family and making it our own. As a mom of 2, Jase (7) and Jett (3), and with a background in Occupational therapy, I care so much for others and I know what it means to remain and succeed at home with quality care. All Embracing Home Care embodies that and I can’t wait to see what more things I can offer to this community!

LaRae Guzman, Human Resources Generalist

Hello, my name is LaRae Guzman, Human Resource Generalist at All Embracing Home Care. I started with All Embracing Home Care in January 2022. I was born and raised in Grand Forks, ND. I graduated with my degree from Alexandria Technical College in 2014 and currently continue to further my education. I am also a member of the Chamber of Commerce Grand Forks/East Grand Forks, Grand Forks Human Resource Association, and other various community groups.

I have 2 children, Brody and Kylee. I have worked in the Human Resource field for 10 plus years and enjoy it. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, going on outdoor adventures and when the weather isn’t cooperative in ND, I enjoy spending my free time reading books.

I enjoy working at AEHC and love hiring the big hearted members of the Grand Forks Community. It is rewarding to be able to give our clients reliable Care Managers to assist with their daily needs. Caregiving truly is a labor of love!

Angelina Zenon, Scheduler
Deanna "Dee" Decimus Holmes, Founder/Owner

Deanna “Dee” Decimus Holmes understands the yearning we all have to be treated with respect and to live independently in our home setting. As the owner of All Embracing Home Care, Dee also appreciates the trust individuals and families must place in home care providers and is dedicated to ensuring their peace of mind. She brings 12-plus years of experience in home care support to the Red River Valley.

Dee was also recognized in issue 9 of ‘It’s Her Brand Magazine’.

Live Your Best Life
Compassion and a strong sense of community are the driving forces behind Dee’s commitment to providing high-quality home care services to seniors and individuals with special needs from across the region. When proper help is received at the ideal time, Dee believes people are able to live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

Experience that Makes a Difference
A native of Roseau, MN, Dee earned her bachelor’s degree in management at St. Cloud State University and a master’s degree in administration from the University of New Mexico.

Her experience in home care support includes:
  • Caregiver
  • Care Manager
  • Memory Care Lead
  • Memory Care Coordinator
  • Managed Care Coordinator

As in the work setting, Dee has a passion for people and community in her personal life. She generously volunteers her time to her church and is blessed with 2 beautiful daughters who keep her busy in her home life as well.

Dee’s Story

Counties Served

Grand Forks • Cass • Griggs • Nelson • Steele • Trail • Walsh • Morton • Burleigh

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Grand Forks

PO Box 5661
Grand Forks, ND 58206

2211 South Washington Suite A
Grand Forks, ND 58201


PO Box 1583
Fargo, ND 58107

3105 N. Broadway - Suite K
Fargo, ND 58102