Meet The Team

Lee-Anne Godfrey

BSN, RN, CMC 

During her 25-year nursing career, Lee-Anne has worked with adults in a variety of settings, from post-surgery to oncology to hospice.

 

She earned a baccalaureate degree from the University of Waterloo in the area of Social Work and a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Nursing from the University of British Columbia.  Lee-Anne is a Care Manager Certified (CMC).

Lee-Anne believes that patient education and communication empowers patients to make the best decisions for themselves and their well-being. She is an empathetic nurse who loves working with her patients to better their health and their lives.

Jennifer is a registered nurse, educator and proficient in Spanish.

With over 29 years of care manager experience, Jennifer is a compassionate, dedicated RN Care Manager and Educator with extensive experience in the healthcare system, crisis management, urgent placement, medical treatment/care and specialty care, and refers clients and their families to a vetted network of trusted resources.

She enjoys using her extensive experience base to provide guidance and support to clients as they look for guidance in navigating the complex healthcare system.

Coming from a family of doctors and nurses, Melissa developed an interest in science and health from an early age.

 

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University and a secondary degree from Stanford University.

Throughout her career, Melissa has always enjoyed sharing her knowledge and expertise through educating staff, patients, and families. Melissa’s wide array of clinical experience and her compassionate nature make her a wonderful RN Health Manager to have on your team.

Jennifer Baron

BSN, RN, CMCN

Melissa Leasure

BSN, RN

Doris Mendoza

BSN, MSN, PHN, RN,

CNS Geriatrics

Doris is a Registered Nurse with a Master of Science in Nursing.  She is also a licensed Clinical Nursing Specialist in Geriatrics and Public Health Nurse.

Tara Ackley

LVN Care Manager

Tara Ackley, LVN Care Manager, began working directly with seniors in 2001. She pursued a healthcare degree in 1988 and obtained a clinical license for Respiratory Therapy. Her work in the hospital setting allowed her to practice patient care for all ages and various complex health situations. Soon after, she attended to seniors receiving care in the long-term care skilled nursing setting. It was in 2001 when she managed the private caregiver services provided in the home and then realized the need for professional Care Management oversight. Tara’s desire to better serve her clients and families inspired her in 2017 to obtain a license for Vocational Nursing (LVN). Since then, she has applied all her years of experience, knowledge and compassion to work closely with seniors as their professional Care Manager. In her personal life, Tara has experience with aging parents to include Alzheimer’s, end-of-life care, Acute Leukemia, and Parkinson’s.  Today, Tara brings over 21 years of experience and an authentic compassion for helping others navigate the changes that often accompany aging in place.

Kim brings 26+ years of experience in accounting and finance to RN Health Management.

She oversees general accounting operations by controlling and ensuring the integrity of our accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.  

Kim’s role ensures that financially, all clients are treated fairly and equitably.

Derek MacKenzie

Chief Operating Officer 

Derek has more than 25+ years of experience in marketing, business management and development roles in companies ranging from Fortune 500 organizations to start-ups. 

 

He has well-honed expertise in strategic planning, marketing, technology, finance and business operations.

 

Derek holds an economics degree from McMaster University and an associate degree in Marketing and Advertising from Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, both in Ontario, Canada.

Kim Spurgin

Accounting

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