Meet Our Executive Team
Please take a moment to meet the caring professionals behind Advantage’s popular, award-winning rehabilitation and home health care delivery service. Find out why patients, health care providers, and Advantage employees choose us.
President/CEO and Co-Owner
Amy received her bachelor of science from the University of Pittsburgh and began her long-term care journey as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in 1980, and then as a registered occupational therapist (OTR). Today, she has more than 25 years of contract rehabilitation therapy experience and 35 years’ experience in the nursing home industry.
Amy provides lectures on health care reform for various organizations throughout Pennsylvania. She maintains insight into the health care industry through regular attendance at conferences and regulatory meetings to stay ahead of changes.
CFO and Co-Owner
William has more than 30 years of experience dealing with various business entities and their interplay with financial institutions and federal and state agencies and their regulations. His clients include nursing homes, independent living complexes, home health agencies, physical therapy groups, physician practices, and other business enterprises.
William received his bachelor of science in accounting from Marietta College and his master of taxation from Robert Morris University.
Vice President of Operations, AdvantageCare Rehabilitation
Colleen graduated from Marshall University with a master of arts in speech language pathology. During her years with Advantage, the company has experienced significant growth. Colleen has developed her management and therapy teams accordingly, with the goal of exceeding customer expectations while ensuring clinical excellence for the residents we serve.
Colleen has worked diligently to promote communication, collaboration, and leadership throughout AdvantageCare Rehabilitation, and she has rolled out structured programs to promote the internal growth of clinical and management personnel leading to clinical and financial excellence throughout the company.
Colleen has over 25 years in the long-term care industry and continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) management.
Vice President of Clinical Compliance, AdvantageCare Rehabilitation
Dave graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor of science in physical therapy. He has 25 years’ experience in the health care industry in a variety of settings.
Dave is responsible for the development, implementation, and auditing of our clinical programs while maintaining regulatory compliance with billing, documentation, and treatment to ensure operational success.
In addition to being a modality specialist, Dave provides frequent hands-on clinical training to facility rehab teams, taking the AdvantageCare Rehabilitation core belief of patient advocacy to the next level. He has presented numerous postgraduate education CEU courses related to long-term care, including topics on disequilibrium, physical agent modalities, documentation, regulatory compliance, the shoulder, health and wellness for the older adult, and the case mix index.
Dave is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA), and the geriatric section of the APTA.
Vice President of Home Health and Hospice, Advantage Home Health Services
Sara received her bachelor of science in business administration from Capella University and is currently working toward her MBA and Lean Six Sigma health care certification. She has more than 16 years of health care experience, 13 of which are in home health and hospice operations.
Sara’s experience goes from the ground up, starting as a private home care aide for an assisted living facility and then transitioning to a receptionist, scheduler, office manager, and client service representative for a branch operations manager, and then to regional management where she successfully deployed a wide-ranging skill set including revenue cycle management, regulatory compliance, patient database and electronic medical records management, profit and loss management, and multisite coordination.
As a leader, Sara loves mentoring and motivating others to provide high-quality service while maximizing their strengths, abilities, and potential, and she has excelled at cross-functional team building and training, interdepartmental collaboration, and operationalizing business processes in intake, patient care coordination, revenue cycle, and survey-related activities.
Senior Director of Business Development, AdvantageCare Rehabilitation and Advantage Home Health Services
Austin brings more than 11 years of home health care experience to his role as senior director of business development. He graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship and a minor in economics.
Austin’s main focus is to build awareness about Advantage’s unique capabilities among prospective clients and to develop and maintain relationships with current and past clients. Austin is an advocate of the company’s vision: Better Service, Better Quality, Better Results and to ensure all patients know they deserve to get better.
Austin began at Advantage in 2006, learning the ins and outs of rehabilitation and accounting. He takes pride in his leadership role at Advantage and continues to strive for excellence.
Why Choose Us?
- We’re a Medicare-certified home health care agency that maintains a 5-star patient satisfaction rating.
- We address your patients’ medical, rehabilitation, and social needs.
- We help strengthen and improve patients and residential facilities.
- Advantage Home Health Services has been named a 2018 HHCAHPS Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics. HHCAHPS Honors acknowledges the highest performing agencies by analyzing the performance of the Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) survey satisfaction measures.