When seniors and their families experience care challenges coupled with other related life stressors, it’s not uncommon for them to seek out answers and support. Tracy’s great passion is helping seniors and families receive the help and guidance they need in these times of crisis.

Tracy has been an RN for over 28 years, having begun her nursing career in the Surgical ICU. Her nursing and leadership skills were quickly realized and she was elevated to a supervisory role at the young age of 24. Tracy went on to combine her nurse management skills with her entrepreneurial spirit. She was the Founder of a 10,000 square foot Award Winning Med Spa in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire.

    

For the past 14 years Tracy has focused her passion and nursing expertise in the care of seniors and families. She has served as the Director of Nursing and the Executive Director of Independent, Assisted and Memory Care Communities in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

Tracy is caring in her approach and able to bring solutions to complex care challenges that greatly improve the well-being of seniors and their families. She has a wealth of experience as it relates to the care of seniors and specialized training for seniors experiencing the overwhelming effects of dementia.

Tracy works closely with her talented team to offer a wide range of resources and solutions to seniors, families and caregivers that maximize the quality and enjoyment of life.

Tracy is a wife of 30 years and a mother to 3 amazing daughters and a wonderful son-in-law, as well as 5 beautiful grandchildren. Tracy enjoys the ocean, playing the piano, painting and cooking gourmet family meals.

Janet has a lifelong passion of care and advocacy for seniors since becoming a nurse in 1982. She began her career with bedside nursing and advanced to become a specialist in cardiology and diabetic teaching.  Janet then became a cardiac nurse specialist in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and coordinated the cardiac education program for 11 years. 

In 2003, she became a geriatric care manager and worked for both large and small care management companies in south Florida.  Moving to Atlanta in 2007, she continued her work in care management helping her clients and their families coordinate and navigate through the healthcare maze. 

Janet utilizes her success and experience in senior care management and she brings valuable knowledge and solutions that greatly improve the health and quality of life of her clients. The common thread throughout Janet’s career has been her passion for advocacy and education. Janet is a Certified Care Manager  with the National Academy of Certified Care Managers and an Advanced Professional Member of the Aging Life Care Association.

Janet and her husband Brad enjoy camping in their RV, traveling and spending time with their two adult daughters. 

Melissa is a compassionate Aging Life Care Manager with more than 30 years’ experience in the health care arena.  Throughout her career, she has worked in hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, and case management.  One of Melissa’s favorite and successful endeavors was creating and directing an Atlanta community based program to support older adults living at home. Following that, she served for over eight years as the Executive Director for an Assisted Living and Dementia Care Community in Johns Creek.

 

Melissa embraces her role as a geriatric care manager with great enthusiasm and tries to bring a bit of humor and joy to her clients each time they are together. Her mutual respect and love for seniors began at a young age while helping care for her grandparents and other family members. This was the beginning of her lifelong passion for working with and learning from older adults. Throughout her high school years, she regularly volunteered at local senior centers, most often singing and playing her guitar. 

 

Tapping into her expertise as a Registered Nurse with specialized knowledge of chronic disease management and dementia care, Melissa partners with her clients and their families to help guide and educate them through the often complex challenges of aging. She helps them make informed decisions in order to achieve quality care, peace of mind, and optimal outcomes. Using a client-centered and collaborative approach, Melissa is committed to assisting clients find a successful blend of individual choice, safety, and available resources.

 

Melissa was born and raised in upstate New York. She attended nursing school in the Boston area and then lived there for 18 years. She moved to Georgia in 1997 where she raised her two sons. She loves being a new grandmother and also enjoys music, movies, cooking, playing guitar, and spending quality time with her family and friends.    

Lauren has an extensive and varied background navigating healthcare for clients with a variety of chronic and acute diseases. Her particular focus includes case management with medical oversight for clients with injury, cancer, motor system disorders, autism and heart failure.

Lauren is a gifted advocate, educator and Certified Care Manager who understands the social and emotional component that elder care places on the family. With her experience and insight, Lauren provides clarity to help families proactively navigate the often-stressful medical events that can impact family and home life.

Additionally, herself a cancer survivor, Lauren intimately understands the vulnerabilities and complexities of illness and the maze of medical care. These experiences have guided her to advocate for her clients with passion, purpose and success.

Lauren holds a RN, BSN through the University of Oklahoma and is an Alfus Certified Patient Advocate through the University of Miami.  She is a Certified Care Manager with The National Academy of Certified Care Managers. She also has advanced training in Gerontology through the University of Georgia.

In her free time, Lauren enjoys volunteering at her church and time in the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains with her husband of 23 years and two teenage daughters.

Mandy Antonio is a healthcare veteran who brings to Premier Care Management and her clients a record of exceptional leadership, proven outcomes, and a passion for excellence. With 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse, Mandy’s nursing career has allowed her to pursue many different avenues of care, including hospital-based nursing, travel nursing, high-tech in-home pediatric nursing, home health, hospice, and senior living care. Through all of these experiences, her unwavering desire for patient advocacy and compassionate care have remained core attributes.

 

With Mandy’s broad range of healthcare contributions this has allowed her to empower her families through communication, education, out-of-the-box thinking, and personalized attention while creating solutions and allowing execution of informed decisions. As a result, assisting families and their loved ones in navigating the complexities of care they encounter is Mandy’s true love.

 

Mandy was born in Cleveland, Ohio, yet spent her childhood growing up in Stone Mountain and Alpharetta, Georgia. She continued to extend her Georgia roots by attending Georgia State University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She currently resides in Roswell, Georgia with her husband of 10 years, Patrick, and their 2 sweet spaniels, Keona and Lily.

 

Mandy enjoys the beach, traveling, cultivating both her flower and vegetable gardens, reading, and enjoying various types of cuisines.

Robin Spiegel is a seasoned healthcare professional.  As a graduate of University of Florida, she began her nursing career as a medical/surgical nurse, providing bedside care for many years.  She then shifted her focus to the legal side of the medical practice as a Nurse Legal Consultant at Alston & Bird, a prominent law firm.  With great insight to litigation and a strong desire to return to the hospital setting, Robin began the next phase of her career as a hospital risk manager at Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta.  Robin focused her expertise on identifying areas of risk, ensuring patient safety and opportunities for quality improvement.  After leaving the position as risk manager to spend time with her family, Robin continued her work analyzing medical data and quality of care in various aspects of the health care field.

 

Robin gained considerable skill and compassion in geriatrics as she cared for her elderly in-laws over the past five years.  While providing them with grace and dignity, it was her goal to have them enjoy the best of their health while managing and navigating through the complexities of their medical care. With this broad range of healthcare experience, Robin is able to greatly improve the health and wellbeing of her clients and families through compassionate advocacy while providing personalized care plans that enhance the quality of her client’s lives. 

 

Robin is an avid community volunteer and participates in a wide variety of activities.  As a CASA volunteer she works with children in foster care, organizes meals for the homeless, and raises awareness for breast cancer education and support.  Even her dog Duncan volunteers as behavioral pet therapy dog for adults with disabilities. 

 

Robin and her husband Mark enjoy the arts and entertainment, traveling and outdoor adventures. Her two girls who are currently in college, enjoy being with the family when they are home from school.

Linda is a geriatric care nurse specialist with a long background in serving the senior adult community.  She brings valuable experience working in a wide variety of settings as a nurse clinician, nurse manager, director of nursing, and geriatric care manager.  She began her 33-year career in acute care nursing in the maternal child health care arena.  From there she entered the specialty of geriatric nursing in ambulatory care as a Patient Care Manager for a large HMO. It was from this experience that she found her true passion for senior adults.

 

Linda has successfully served seniors and their families in variety of health care settings including skilled nursing rehab & long-term care, assisted living care, private home care supervision/administration and skilled home health nursing.  She enjoys working one on one with her patients building strong and satisfying relationships.  She believes geriatric care management provides the best possible in-home care solutions for her clients. With her unique care management skills and experience, Linda makes a significant impact on the overall health and well-being of her clients.  

 

Linda was originally inspired to become a nurse and follow in her mother’s footsteps at the age of 13, when she served as a volunteer candy striper to senior adult patients at a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Southern California.  She went on to become an ADN registered nurse in 1987 and later obtained her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree with the University of Phoenix.  She holds a master’s degree in Health Communications from Boston University that has given her an accelerated & distinct level of communication ability in patient & family education, disease management, nutrition and medication teaching for her patients.

 

As a geriatric care manager, she genuinely enjoys assisting patients with their special living arrangements & health care challenges by providing them with encouragement, support, knowledge, and choices.  Her aging in place philosophy and dedication to supporting her clients with individual attention, advocacy, & personalized care planning, enables her to assist senior or dependent adults to remain in their homes and have assisted living solutions brought to them.   

   

Linda has 28-year-old, boy/girl twins each of whom have blessed her with a two beautiful grandchild. A grandson Liam who is 3 and a granddaughter Khloe who is 8 months. Her grandchildren are the absolute sweet spot in her life!

Cheryl began her legal career in 1985, entering corporate law and working her way up to managing a large corporate legal department. She then transitioned to governmental affairs, where she worked with state and federal legislative staff. After starting a family, Cheryl decided to embark on a career in real estate and construction, which allowed her to interact on a more personal level with clients, in addition to her management responsibilities.

Experiencing firsthand her grandmother’s battle with dementia, Cheryl decided to put her legal skills to work not only to help her grandmother, but to help others in similar situations. As an elder law paralegal, she has assisted countless families navigate through some of the most difficult times of their lives. Cheryl’s passion and enthusiasm for helping others with the challenges of aging is a driving force in her life. Cheryl now joins Premier Care Management with a focus on enhancing client and professional partner relationships.

Cheryl resides in Chino, California with her husband and their three children. Her love of traveling takes her around the world, but she is happiest at home, cooking and laughing with her family and friends.

Keith Johnson
Director of Marketing
& Creative Development

Keith is a life-long entrepreneur, marketing director, sculptor, and leadership coach. A native New Englander, Keith first made his mark in business as a top salon owner with locations on Boston’s prestigious Newbury Street in the Back Bay.  Keith went on to joined forces with his wife Tracy to create and The Wingate Salon & Spa in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire.  The Wingate become one of New England’s premier Award-Winning Spas voted Top 200 Fastest Growing in North America six consecutive times by Salon Today Magazine.  

Keith is the only American sculptor in history to have created a monumental collection of seven life-size U.S. Presidents.  Keith’s sculptural works have appeared in such notable places as The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, The Basketball Hall of Fame, The John F. Kennedy Medical Center, The Boston Garden (Fleet Center), The New England Sports Museum and Boston University’s Agganis Arena.

Keith enjoys time on the ocean, fine art, gourmet cooking and spending time with his wife of 28 years, three daughters, son in law and six grandchildren.    

Michael O'Brien
Senior Daily Money Manager
Director of Finance
Michael has worked in finance with senior living communities as a Business Office Manager and Director of Finance for the past 7 years. He is a member of the American Association of Daily Money Managers. He loves numbers and enjoys creating and managing budgets. He also loves helping seniors and when not behind his desk, you can find him spending time talking with seniors and their families. He has led community events and is very detailed oriented with an eye for excellence.
Michael is an avid football fan, loves fishing, contributes to his church as a Board Member and loves making homemade pizza for friends and family.
As a father of 6 children under the age of 8, Michael and his wife Ashley spend much of their free time enjoying family activities and making memories.

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