Scott Halquist
Executive Director of the Holland Home Foundation

Scott came to Holland Home in 2010, having over 23 years of experience in health care. He is responsible for all fundraising efforts for Holland Home and Faith Hospice. Scott has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Grand Valley State University, an associate degree in nursing from Grand Rapids Community College, and is a registered nurse.

“It is truly a blessing to be involved with Holland Home and Faith Hospice. I see it as a way to be personally involved in the ministry of Jesus Christ in caring for the needs of others as He has commissioned us to do.”


Sarah DeYoung
Donor Relations Specialist

Sarah joined the Holland Home development team in 2012. In her role, Sarah raises funds for Faith Hospice and does marketing and design work for the development team. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Calvin College.

“I am honored to be a part of a wonderful team of employees that are deeply committed to the mission and ministry of Holland Home and Faith Hospice I am also grateful for the opportunity that I have to raise funds for an organization that has been closely tied to my family, employing my Mom and my maternal Grandpa and caring for my maternal Grandma through Breton Rehab and Homecare and my paternal Grandparents, one as a resident and one as a recipient of hospice care.”

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Marcia Timmerman
Development Office Manager

Marcia came to Holland Home in 2012 with 33 years of experience in many roles including Executive Assistant and Event Planning. She serves as the Office Manager and Event Planner for the Holland Home Development team and Foundation Board.

“I am very excited to join the Holland Home Development team where there is such a passion to serve others with love and compassion. I have heard so many great things about this organization and feel so blessed to be a part of all they do for this community.”


Laurie VandenAkker
Development Assistant

Laurie has been with the development staff since 2005. Laurie handles gift entry, follow-up communication with donors, tribute reports and helps maintain database accuracy.

“I enjoy working for Holland Home because of its commitment to serve its residents. I experienced this commitment when my parents moved into Breton Terrace and soon after my dad needed hospice care. All along the way they received wonderful care from the staff at Holland Home and Faith Hospice.”