Our Team

Our team consists of only licensed and/or certified professionals: social workers, nurses, nurse practitioner, and gerontologist, all of whom specialize in serving adults, elders, and their families. We bring expertise to our clients and families in dementia, medical or functional impairments, psychiatry, oncology, benefits and entitlements, and abuse/ neglect. Ferretto Elder Care Consulting also makes recommendations, such as adult day services, community housing, skilled nursing care, home care, hospice, and much more. We are specialists in assessing our clients and offering plans of care that you can take stock in. Our team approach allows us to match the individual need to the best-qualified team member.

Care Managers

Our Team Members are:

Mary Faith Ferretto, LCSW-C, C-ASWCM
BA, Towson University

MSW, University of Maryland School of Social Work; Certification in Advanced Case Management.

Early Onset Support Group co-facilitator, Alzheimer’s Association.

Board president, Senior Network of North Baltimore

Senior Services Committee chair, GEDCO (Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation).

Board member, First Maryland Disability Trust.

Board member, Mid Atlantic Chapter of ALCA.


Sandy Millner, LCSW-C, C-ASWCM

BA, Shippensburg College

MSW, University of Maryland School of Social Work

Certification in Advanced Case Management.

Caregiver Support Group facilitator, Alzheimer’s Association.


Beth Alper Slepian, LCSW, C-ASWCM


BA, Dominican College; M.Ed., Buffalo State University; MSW, University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Certification in Advanced Case Management.

Co-Chair, Standing Quality Assurance Committee, Unified Community Connections (formerly UCP-MD).


Jeanne King, RN, BSN

RN, Villa Julie College, BSN, St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing.

Parish nurse, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church; Volunteer, Stella Maris; Board member, AIM;



Kathy Ruane, CRNP, CCM

BSN, Villanova University; CRNP, George Washington University; MPH University of North Carolina.

Certification in case management;

Parish Health Ministry nurse practitioner, St. Francis of Assisi Church.


Leslie Wildes, LCSW-C

BSW, University of Maryland Baltimore County; MSW, University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Board member, First Maryland Disability Trust.


David LaMason, LGSW

BS, Towson University; MSW, University of Maryland, School of Social Work.

Member, NASW Aging and Legislative Committees.



Tracey Franz, LGSW


BA, Notre Dame of Maryland University

MSW, University of Maryland School of Social Work.


Maria Laue, RN

Medical Assistant Degree, Eastern School for Physician Aides.

RN, Essex Community College/Union Memorial Hospital.




Penny Graf, LCSW-C, C-ASWCM


BS, University of Maryland College Park; MA, University of Baltimore; MSW, University of Maryland, School of Social Work.

Certification in advanced case management.

LCSW- candidate supervisor


Jennifer W. Rynbrandt, BA, MA, CMC


BA in Sociology/ Gerontology from University of MD College Park.

MA in Gerontology from Notre Dame College of MD.


Stephanie Goldstein, LBSW

BSW from Salisbury University;  Educator for Jenerations Health Education; Member of NASW, Volunteers for Empower 4 Life.



Beverly Francis, RN, BSN, MA, CHNP, CDP

Clinical director for MB Home Care Services.

Member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.



Helaina “Bunny” Ebling, LCSW-C, OSW-C

BA Towson University, MSW University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Past Chair, Survivorship Committee, Maryland Cancer Collaborative.

Advisory Board Member, Adjunct faculty and Supervisor, Human Services, Stevenson University.

Member, National Association of Oncology Social Work.


Rebecca Murphy, RN, BSN

AA Nursing, Harford Community College.

BSN Nursing, College of Notre Dame of Maryland.




Lisa Kovens-Harris, M.Ed., LBSW


Master of Education in Counseling and Psychology, Georgia State University.

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, University of Maryland.

Caregiver group facilitator for the Alzheimer’s Association

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The Office Staff

Mary Faith Ferretto answers your initial inquiries. She asks detailed questions in order to suggest best ways to serve your loved one or client, and outlines the path for service that best meets your need.

Our administrative assistant, Kate Price, BS, is a certified medical billing professional, and keeps us on-track for all billing and data entry, as well as meeting other office needs.


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