Jonathan Herman, COO of Eatontown Company, to Receive Honor from NJBiz

Posted on September 10, 2014 By

Jonathan Herman, 37, the COO of Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Eatontown, has been named a “Forty under Forty” 2014 award winner by NJBiz, a New Jersey business news publication. Herman was recently named one of South Jersey’s top 20 young business professionals under the age of 40 by SJBiz.

The Forty under Forty awards program honors men and women under the age of 40 who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, to professional excellence and to the community. To qualify, Herman had to meet selection criteria, such as possessing significant authority for decision making within a company or organization.

Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Eatontown, is a company that provides a wide range of medical and non-medical home health care services from pediatric to geriatric care throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Since he began working at Preferred, Herman has helped its growth and development by expanding the company from four to seven locations in New Jersey and two in Pennsylvania. Recently he was instrumental in the acquisition of both Acelleron, a durable medical equipment company that services most of New England, and Acelleron Maternal Health & Wellness (MHW), which will offer a full range of resources for pregnant women and families.

Herman serves on the state board for the March of Dimes. The Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF), a charity that focuses on serving children with cancer and their families by providing emotional, material and emergency financial support, recently honored Herman and his wife, Alene.

Herman said, “I was once told, ‘Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.’ I am very lucky that Preferred Home Health Care allows me to do exactly that – living a life for others.”

Herman earned a B.A. in journalism with honors from the University of Rhode Island. Before joining Preferred in 2005, Herman worked on Wall Street for six years at Salomon Smith Barney and then at a capital management firm. Herman’s selection by NJBiz was based on his professionalism, accomplishments, leadership, vision and community service.

The awards reception and ceremony is Monday, September 29, 2014, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at The Palace, Somerset Park, Somerset, N.J. For reservations, visit To view the complete list of honorees, please visit

About Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services: Since 1987, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services (PHHC), 45 Main Street, Eatontown, N.J., has provided a wide range of medical and non-medical home health care services from pediatric to geriatric care throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. PHHC is accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program), an accrediting organization for the home health care industry.

Preferred works collaboratively with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and facilities to ensure a smooth transition to one’s home. In-house services include skilled nursing care for infants, children, adults, and seniors; personal care services, including bathing, grooming, dressing, feeding, etc.; private duty nursing services; and at-home physical therapy, among others. All of the care can be provided in-house and is coordinated by registered nurses, with clinical supervision available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visit Preferred at for more information.