Meet Our Comfort Keepers®

Our team is well qualified and naturally gifted to provide quality, in-home senior care in Milwaukee and Grafton.

In our quest to provide our clients with the best in-home senior care possible, Comfort Keepers® of Milwaukee and Grafton undertakes a thorough caregiver interviewing and screening process. We look for candidates who possess a natural gift and desire to serve seniors and help them enjoy as independent a life as possible in the comfort of home.

We then train each successful candidate who meets our exacting criteria to deliver Comfort Keepers’ unique approach to in-home senior care, which we call Interactive Caregiving™. This special type of home care actively engages seniors in their care.

To further ensure that our clients receive quality care, Comfort Keepers of Milwaukee and Grafton provides our senior caregivers, or Comfort Keepers®, continuing education and training. In addition, we bond, insure, and cover our caregivers with workers' compensation insurance to help protect our clients and their families.

Luke Ries

General Manager

Hi! I’m Luke Ries, the General Manager for Comfort Keepers® of Eastern Wisconsin. I’m a Wisconsin native, born and raised, and I’m delighted to serve the communities where I grew up. I have been in the health industry for over 19 years. The last several years were optical care.  For me, there’s no greater reward than serving others. Each day I’m humbled by the kindness and professionalism our team brings to helping seniors lead happy, safe, independent lives.

I am a Comfort Keeper®!

Shelby Tenneson

Client Care Coordinator

Please meet Shelby Tennessen, the client care coordinator for Comfort Keepers® of Northeast Wisconsin. Shelby’s direction, leadership and expertise are vital elements in our success. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of client care and ensuring quality care is provided to each individual that we serve. Shelby brings over 20 years of senior care experience ranging from providing hands-on in-home care, to being director of dementia specific care. Her compassion, empathy, and understanding are apparent within moments of speaking to her.

Tammy Nanda

Client Care Coordinator

Tammy began working with Comfort Keepers in September of 2010 as a Caregiver. She has used her past experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in her current role as a Client Care Coordinator by overseeing the various cares of her clients by making client satisfaction her highest priority. Tammy's background of helping to meet the needs of others through her work in an orphanage in India drives her daily commitment to her Comfort Keeper Clients. Tammy is very blessed to be the mother of eight precious children and is happiest when she is surrounded by their smiling faces and infectious love for life.

Tracy Kovach

Client Care Coordinator

Tracy started with Comfort Keepers in March of 2009 as a caregiver.  October 2012 she was asked to join our office staff as the receptionist while continuing her work as a caregiver.   May of 2013 she moved into the Scheduler Role, and early 2014 she became one of the newest Client Care Coordinators.  Tracy continues to work as an on-call caregiver and truly enjoys working with the elderly population.   

Beth Waller

Community Liaison

Beth has been with Comfort Keepers since 2012. Beth is the face of Comfort Keepers in adult housing communities, CBRFs, assisted living communities and rehab facilities throughout Waukesha, Walworth and Jefferson counties. Beth's responsibilities include providing these facilities with Comfort Keepers marketing materials and senior resource information, and introducing them to any new marketing initiatives and training options. When Beth isn't out in the field, she is in the office creating the monthly newsletters and talking with prospective clients. One of Beth's favorite responsibilities at Comfort Keepers is getting to know the clients and doing home assessments. Beth is recently married, and keeps busy being Mom to her 12-year old son, Dylan.

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