Helping the Elderly, Inc. 

Board of Directors

David Pace - Founder, President and CEO


David Pace was born in a suburb outside of Detroit, MI., but moved to Phoenix, AZ. with his mother at a young age. He attended Southwestern College in Phoenix, where he received a diploma in business management. David now operates Helping the elderly full time, but owned and operated his construction business for over 10 years, based in Cumming, GA. SNC started in operation in 2006, and is a licensed and fully insured company helping homeowners with their improvement and repair needs. David also spent over 20 years in the retail industry, with his final position held being a regional manager for a major Sporting goods retailer.


David operates Helping the Elderly, Inc., from his home in Cumming, GA., where he resides with his wife and family. David was led by the Holy Spirit to start a ministry to assist those in need, focusing on Elderly with limited or no income, with repairs or adjustments to their home. He currently holds positions of C.E.O., President, Treasurer, and Secretary of the corporation.


David is active in his community; presently he is a member of First Baptist Woodstock’s disaster relief team, assisting those affected by disasters, specializing in chain saw work. He is also an active volunteer with Samaritans Purse, a Franklin Graham ministry, and has traveled to Northern Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama to assist with tornado damage relief. Most recently he visited Foley, AL in Sept 2020 to assist with hurricane damage. 


His favorite verse?  Romans 15:13 Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (NKJV)

Watch David's faith story;


David has received his CAPS certification. You may see the accreditation on the NAHB website here...

Introduction to Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS)

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation was developed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelors™ Council, in collaboration with the NAHB Research Center and NAHB Seniors Housing Council.


This program was developed to provide professionals training that would enable them to accommodate the needs of people over the age of 50, as well as the knowledge they would need to modify their homes for aging in place.


In layman’s terms, a CAPS certified professional has been trained on the unique needs of seniors, modifying homes so someone can live there longer as they age and addressing the most common barriers in a home.

If you are concerned about making your home ‘aging ready’, finding a CAPS certified professional could be very helpful in making sure your future needs are addressed during your remodeling project.


Jeroen Duyvelaar - CFO


Jeroen was born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (at the time Leopoldville, Belgian Congo)  to Dutch parents. He has resided in different parts of the world until settling in the Miami area in the mid 80's for a number of years. From 1994 to 2006, he held the position of Assistant Controller and Credit Manager at Interamericana Transport Industries. His current title and position is Sr. Accountant Foreign Currency and Banking at Siemens Energy & Automation, and has done so since 2006.

Jeroen and his wife reside in Cumming, GA with their two children. He holds a BS degree in accounting from Florida State University.

His favorite bible verse is  John 14:6 - I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life.  No one can come to the Father except by me.



Joseph Henderson - Director


Joseph Henderson was born in Dover N.J, and attended Upsala College in East Orange, N.J., where he majored in business. Joe recently retired from the Macy’s Systems Group in Atlanta in the summer of 2012. Macy’s is currently one of the top 5 retailers in the United States. Joe assisted with both the Retail and Pharmaceutical industries primarily in financial systems. As a Senior Systems Analyst / Developer, his responsibilities included design, coding, and implementation of major projects.


Joe and his wife live in Alpharetta, GA., and have done so since 1995. They have three children and nine grandchildren. His hobbies include music, sports and reading (especially literature containing information regarding the American Revolution and the Civil War).


His favorite verse?  Isaiah 41: 9-10 “I took you from the ends of the earth, from its farthest corners I called you. I said, You are my servant; I have chosen you and have not rejected you. So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” (NIV)



Bruce Barden - Director


Bruce Barden was born and raised in Central Georgia in a small rural town.  He attended Georgia Institute of Technology where he earned a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering.  Upon graduating from college in 1996 he got a job with Lucent Technologies where he worked in International Wireless Engineering.  Bruce remained with the company through various restructuring and mergers and is now employed with Goodman Networks which handles Alcatel-Lucent's domestic Engineering services.  He is a Senior Engineer working in the Wireless Engineering department providing equipment configurations for Verizon Wireless and others. In 2001, Bruce received his MBA from Brenau University.


He lives in Cumming, GA. with his wife and 3 children and attends Midway Community Church.  He loves attending lunch at school as well as other school functions, playing softball, coaching his children in softball and baseball, and spending time with his family.


Psalm 43:5 – Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. (


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