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.

Lori Renaud has been a dynamic leader in the Southern California healthcare industry for over 15 years.

 

She is an experienced registered nurse and business professional, attaining a bachelor’s degree in both business and nursing. Lori began her nursing career working in the ICU at a hospital in Orange County, then transitioned to operating her own business providing in-home care services for the senior community in South OC.


Driven by a dedication to help older adults live a more fulfilled life, harmonizing an independent lifestyle with safety, Lori takes pride in providing the best care management services possible.  As a nurse care manager, she helps her clients navigate the healthcare system, along with coordinating and monitoring their ongoing care. She excels at education and problem solving aiming to prevent disease and to slow the progression of current health conditions. Lori’s strong work ethic combined with her empathy, compassion, and positivity inspire those around her.


A devoted wife and mother, Lori makes family time a priority. In addition to spending time with her family and two Labrador Retrievers, Lori loves training for Spartan races to demonstrate the importance of health and fitness and to challenge herself.

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.

Lori Renaud

BSN, RN

Melissa Leasure

BSN, RN

Tara Ackley

LVN Care Manager

Tara Ackley is an LVN and entered the healthcare field in 1988 as a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner. Her work in the hospital acute care setting provided her with a wide variety of experiences with patients of all ages and varying complexities.

 

In addition to her clinical work, Tara also worked as an Executive Director for a home care company, overseeing multiple offices across Southern California. She organized and supervised the delivery of high-quality home care services to seniors in need.


Since 2017, Tara has worked as a nurse Care Manager. She now applies all her 20+ years of knowledge and experience to continue her work at RNHM. Tara brings great insight to helping seniors and their families. Her excellent interpersonal skills and compassionate approach offer help for those navigating the ever-changing health conditions related to aging.


Tara is outcomes-focused and seeks to ensure her clients’ safety, advocate for their quality care, and coordinate the best health providers as needed. Her combined experience as being, both, a clinician and a business professional brings a wealth of information and a practical approach to her role as a Care Manager. Tara’s unique talent is handling the details while never losing sight of the bigger picture.  This translates to establishing greater well-being for her clients. Tara’s professional integrity and always doing what’s right makes her a wonderful addition to our team of nurse Care Managers at RNHM.

Jennifer Baron

BSN, RN, CMCN

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.

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.

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

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.

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