Lisa is an RN, having graduated from Shepherd University in 1983. She came to Panhandle Home Health in 1984, and worked initially as a staff nurse in the field. A few years later, Lisa assumed the role of the first Home Health Intake Coordinator for the organization, responding to hospital referrals, visiting with patients, verifying insurance and obtaining authorizations for home care and completing the initial diagnosis coding.
Lisa became the Assistant Director of Clinical Services in 1991 and in 2006, she became the Administrator, now Executive Director, of Panhandle Home Health. She has received certifications in OASIS, Diagnosis Coding, Palliative and Hospice Care and is currently a certified BCLS instructor.
As Executive Director, Lisa assumes the overall responsibility for the Agency and ensures the appropriate planning and monitoring of the organization and oversees the fiscal, developmental, and operational aspects of the Agency. She acts as a liaison between the Board of Directors, Professional Advisory Committee, staff and the Community. Lisa ensures that the Agency is compliant with all state and federal regulations as well as maintaining Medicare Certification.