Executive Team - Friends of Cyrus II - A lifetime of dedication and service
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Meet Our Executive Team


Friends of Cyrus II is proud to have an Executive Team that exemplifies dedication and service. Read about our amazing leadership and the journeys that led them to our agency.


Kamelia Kameli, M.A., LNHA

Founder & CEO

Kamelia has been involved in the healthcare industry for more than fifteen years. She has led the business development projects of programs for children with disabilities, specialty nursing home units, medical adult day care, partial hospital programs and foreign nursing placements. She has extensive experience in developing fundraising campaigns, grant writing as well as community and political outreach.

Kamelia holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Counseling. She is also a Certified Assisted Living Administrator and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Additionally, she is a Certified PCT Trainer (Personal Control and Defensive Techniques.) Kamelia also has an adult son with Autism.

“What makes our services a success is our well-trained and dedicated staff and our commitment to quality care. I wouldn’t ask for anything less for my own son, Cyrus. After all, every client becomes a family member and a Friend of Cyrus.”

Email: kamelia@friendsofcyrus.com


Financial Leadership


Sandip Patel

Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Sandip Patel is responsible for financial planning and driving decisions that promote organizational growth. Through a deep understanding and analysis of financial and operating metrics, Mr. Patel leads strategic planning efforts for capital allocation at the functional and organizational level. Mr. Patel has over 14 years of extensive financial and managerial experience to draw upon, utilizing plan development, scalable strategies, and the construction of financial systems to facilitate the growth of our agency.

Prior to joining Friends of Cyrus II, Mr. Patel served in a number of leadership positions at firms such as Lehman Brothers’ Global Real Estate Group, Situs, and the Real Estate Finance Group at UBS Investment Bank. His wealth of knowledge and expertise in Financial Management make him an incredible asset to the Friends of Cyrus II Executive Team.

Email: sandip@friendsofcyrus.com

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