About

Care that's abundant, generative, & meaningful

Our mission is to simplify the care process and to alleviate the stress families face in providing support for those we love. Our approach goes beyond the traditional health model to include the mental, emotional, and social support people need to truly thrive and create long lasting changes for years to come. Together we are committed to ensuring that living better starts here. 

Our Team

CEO, Co-Founder

Ami Doshi

Ami Doshi brings over a decade of experience in healthcare and startups. She believes patient success stems from a company and team who will listen and educates their patients with tools to live a fulfilled life. Her goal is to help patients feel heard and cared for by obtaining resources and services they can trust. She has a personal interest and professional experience within the home care space, she knows every step of the process and that's why her approach leads to success. She is passionate about brain health, nutrition, and breaking the stigma around mental health and wellness. She firmly believes we have to create a culture of innovators and doers within the integrative healthcare field.
Head of Care Operations & Gerontology

Erin Martin

Erin W. Martin, MASM is a fierce and passionate gerontologist and advocate. She started working with older adults at the age of fifteen. Erin attended The University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business and completed a Bachelors in Business Management. She also holds a Masters in Gerontology from the University of Southern California, the first and #1 Gerontology school in the world founded by AARP. During her Masters program, Martin ran a team of advocates serving over 700 low-income older adults in the Southern California area. In 2017, Erin founded Conscious Aging Solutions, LLC to empower and educate older adults in navigating the Western health and social systems while offering organic and conscious approaches to aging successfully and powerfully.
President, Co-Founder

Rahmin Sarabi

Rahmin brings a 15 year background in mission-driven consumer startups. His experience spans product management, design research, and people operations. As part of the early team at Good Eggs, he helped build an online grocer that delights thousands of people each week centered on a mission to grow and sustain local food systems. He also was the Head of People & Culture at Opendoor, where he helped the company scale from 80 to over 400 people across 5 markets in 18 months, redefining the process of buying and selling a home.
COO, Co-Founder

Max Konan, MA

Max is the CEO of A Bright Future (ABF) where they help developmentally disabled adults live independent lives, as contributors to their communities. They serve ~200 clients across Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, Sacramento, and Yolo counties. An immigrant from the Ivory Coast in West Africa, Max started his career as a special education teacher where he became passionate about helping others. He is also the CEO of A Vie Transportation which specializes in transportation for the Elderly and movement impaired.
Head of Clinical & Neuropsychology, Co-Founder

Ken Lakritz, Ph.D.

Ken is a clinical psychologist with 35 years of experience. He has devoted his clinical and academic life to adult developmental challenges with mid- and late life populations. Ken has a particular interest in eldering and late life development, both in supporting wellbeing and in cultivating the wisdom that naturally calls us during the second half of life. He is an author of books and articles about adult development, conscious aging, and elder wisdom.
Clinic Care Manager, Avie Partner

Allison Zalko

Allison brings over a decade of experience in Assisted Living, dementia care, and working with intellectually disabled adults. She has a passion for serving seniors with an emphasis on recreation and engagement. Allison always finds creative ways to incorporate individual interests at every stage of life. She believes in providing a robust, meaningful, person-centered approach to the care of our aging population while upholding the highest quality of life. Allison earned her Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration from San Francisco State University and holds a Masters of Science in Gerontology, also from San Francisco State University.
Head of Marketing & Product, Co-Founder

Marcus Kako

Marcus brings a background in marketing, design research and operations. He is the founder of Resiliency Collective, a non for profit clothing brand that promotes healthy masculinity with all proceeds going to organizations that help prevent sexual violence. Marcus has a deep rooted interest in human centered design and psychology.

Advisors

Hema Doshi Patel, NP

Gerontology

CEO of Aging Mastered

Douglas Wilson, MD, FAAFP

Hospice & Palliative Care

Medical Director for Palliative Care

Janine Cohen, PT

Physical Therapy

Deborah Dado, LCSW

Clinical Social Work

Deborah Dado, LCSW, AA Practice

"Our vision and intention at AVIE is for families and their loved ones to experience care and support as abundant, generative, loving, and meaningful."