People on the Move – HouseWorks

HouseWorks (, a private home care company dedicated to helping seniors live independently, announced an addition to the company’s leadership team in its Bethesda, Maryland office. Washington, D.C. resident and Harvard University graduate Elana Pistorio has been named administrative director.

In her new role, Pistorio is responsible for HouseWorks’ administrative operations. Elana will build on existing structures and streamline administrative processes as HouseWorks continues to extend its home care services. Previously, Pistorio worked as an executive assistant at the Partnership for Income Restricted Housing Leadership, Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to that, she was executive assistant to HouseWorks’ CEO Andrea Cohen at the company’s Boston office. Pistorio holds a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology from Skidmore College and a master of liberal arts degree in museum studies from Harvard University.

“We are so pleased that Elana is back at HouseWorks,” said Cohen. “Elana has demonstrated efficiency, flexibility and a profound understanding of the individual situations and needs of our clients. She’ll do an extraordinary job supporting HouseWorks’ mission of creating solutions that directly respond to the needs of our clients.”

In addition to her administrative skills and her impressive academic background, Pistorio is proficient in Hebrew, Spanish and Portuguese, as well as American Sign Language. Out of the office, she shows her commitment to achieving goals and helping others as a half-marathon runner and through volunteer work.

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