Laurie Edwards-Tate, President & Founder of At Your Home Familycare, was among a select group of San Diego’s top Chief Executive Officers honored by the San Diego Business Journal at the 4th Annual “Most Admired CEO” Awards.
The 67 finalists are recognized for being dynamic business leaders and role models, selected for their achievements and contributions to San Diego’s finest companies. Nominees represented public and private companies, as well as nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
“I am very grateful to the leadership and the entire team at the San Diego Business Journal for the meaning and spirit of this Award, which recognizes the critical importance of quality leadership in a variety of organizational settings,” said Edwards-Tate. “I wish to thank my family, staff, and business associates who have made this special recognition possible. None of us succeed alone.”
Established in 1984 by Edwards-Tate, the mission of At Your Home Familycare is to make a positive difference in the quality of life for the communities it serves, especially on behalf of senior citizens, disabled adults, and youth, by providing caring, reliable, and affordable non-medical home care. Edwards-Tate, MS, is a native San Diegan and a pioneer in the non-medical home care aide services industry. Edwards-Tate was among the first to recognize the growing need for services allowing individuals to remain independent created by the aging baby boomer population.
Now celebrating its 26th year in business, AYHF is one of San Diego County’s Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses and Top 100 Fastest Growing Businesses in San Diego. For a second straight year, AYHF was selected for the 2010 Best of San Diego Award in the Home Health Care Services category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA), an honor achieved by less than 2% of all businesses in the U.S. AYHF enjoys a reputation for upholding the highest possible standards among its employees and its emphasis on customer service.