Leadership

As a team of dedicated and compassionate professionals, we understand the joys and challenges families encounter when caring for a loved one.

In addition to providing exceptional home care services, our goal is to offer encouragement, support and educational resources to help families throughout the heart of the Carolinas successfully navigate their care journey.

Working as your partner in care, we are committed to ensuring that our clients live rich and engaging lives in the comfort and familiarity of home.

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Brigitte Laney, RN, BSN, CDS, Agency Director & Chief Executive Officer

Brigitte is not only the founder, but also the very heart of Carolina Hearts. In the nursing field since 2002, she brings deep experience and exceptional strengths in multitasking and critical thinking to her role. Brigitte began her career as a Certified Nursing Assistant. While working as a personal care services aide, she earned an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Robeson Community College as an NC Nurses Scholar. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. After working in home care as a Nursing Supervisor and on the intensive care units of several large hospital systems, Brigitte followed her calling to open Carolina Hearts Home Care in 2005.

Brigitte continues to pursue educational opportunities and most recently completed training as a PAC Certified Engagement Leader under Teepa Snow. She understands firsthand the chaos that dementia creates for families, having cared for several family members affected by the disease.

When not at work, Brigitte loves spending time with her family at the beach or the lake, where she can watch the sun rise or set over the water. Brigitte loves music, believes there is a song for every occasion, and never misses a chance to dance.

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Bryan Laney, Chief Operations Officer

Bryan co-founded Carolina Hearts Home Care with his wife Brigitte and is dedicated to continuously improving operations, leading business strategies, and working to establish systems that promote the mission, vision, and culture of the company.

Bryan is a certified Professional Environmental Engineer, holds a current PE license in both North and South Carolina, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Pulp and Paper Technology, and a minor in business management. Bryan utilizes his project management skills to set and achieve goals for optimizing business performance and efficiencies.

Family is very important to Bryan, who loves traveling with his wife and children and spending time at home with family, including his own aging parents. Bryan finds coaching youth baseball and soccer a very rewarding hobby. He also loves enjoying the outdoors, fishing, hiking, or just relaxing.

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Angie Cline, RN, BSN, CDS, Assistant Agency Directory & Nursing Supervisor

Angie earned her Associates Degree in Nursing from Richmond Community College and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fayetteville State University. She brings more than 9 years of nursing experience in the areas of medical-surgical, orthopedics, and hospice. At Carolina Hearts Home Care, Angie helps oversee client care plans, ensuring that needs are met through consistent and creative care solutions.

As a pastor’s daughter, Angie felt compelled early on in her life to provide compassion, kindness, and assistance to others in her congregation and community. She is an active member of the North Carolina Hospice and Home Care association and volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association and American Cancer Society.

When not at work, Angie enjoys spending time with her husband, children, extended family and her dog Max. She also enjoys cooking Sunday lunch for friends and family, shopping, working in the yard, relaxing by the pool and taking vacations to the beach.

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Kim Tyner, RN, BSN, RN Care Manager

As the RN Care Manager, Kim conducts client visits as well as provides caregiver mentorship and training as needed to ensure that Carolina Hearts provides the highest level of services possible. Kim loves interacting with clients in their homes during her visits and goes above and beyond to ensure that the Carolina Hearts caregivers are equipped to meet each client’s needs.

Kim has an Associate Degree in Nursing from Richmond Community College and a BSN in Nursing from Western Governor’s University. She has a wide variety of experiences in the health care field, including in intensive care units at hospitals, dialysis, and providing nurturing end-of-life hospice care for several years. She has also participated in several mission trips to third world countries to spread her knowledge of nursing and genuine care for people across the world.

Kim enjoys reading, word games, animals, and learning new things in her time away from the office.

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Samantha Hinson, Rockingham Administrative Services Manager

Samantha has worked on the administrative side of the medical field for the last 19 years, with 10 of those years in office management, payroll, or accounts payable roles. She has an Associate in Arts Degree from Richmond Community College in Rockingham, NC, and during her career, Samantha has specialized in conflict resolution as well as customer service. This background makes Samantha a great resource in the Rockingham office where she strives to help both clients and caregivers on a daily basis with a variety of needs. Samantha thrives on being part of a team and helping to create an environment that is passionate about serving others and her community. Her positive attitude and genuine care for people brightens anyone’s day.

In her spare time, Samantha enjoys taking on new experiences through travel, visiting historical sites, and any opportunity to learn about different cultures. She is an avid reader and loves any chance to expand her horizons. She loves sharing all this with her husband and daughter.

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Judy Locklear, Scheduling Manager

Judy, who has more than 14 years of experience in the home care industry, is responsible for the day-to-day scheduling of field staff to meet the changing needs of clients. This includes always making sure clients are covered in a timely manner and satisfied with their assigned caregivers. Judy strives to increase customer satisfaction by working hard to fully understand and meet both client and caregiver needs.

Judy graduated from Robeson Community College as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She worked her way up as a member of our field staff to a mid-level manager within the company.

Judy values time with her husband and son, and is also blessed with two wonderful parents who provide support and joy. She volunteers as a Sunday School Teacher, Youth Director, and Custodian for Shady Grove Baptist Church. In her free time, she loves shopping, spending time with family, and enjoying life.

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Rosalynn Jacobs, Financial Manager

With more than 10 years of financial management experience, Rosalynn helps guide the company in responsible financial decisions. Prior to her role at Carolina Hearts Home Care, Rosalynn worked for 12 years as an accountant and billing specialist at a sister company, Caring Touch Home Health Care, in Pembroke, NC.

Rosalynn graduated Magna Cum Laude from Fayetteville State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2003 and became a Certified Nursing Assistant in 2005. In addition, Rosalynn is also a certified H&R Block Tax Specialist and is a certified Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) instructor for the Red Cross.

Outside of work, Rosalynn enjoys the beach, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys knitting and target practice.

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Brittany Young, Billing and Accounts Receivable Specialist

Brittany brings over 10 years of customer service experience to the Carolina Hearts team, including 5 years in the financial services industry. Her experience in financial services and commitment to excellent customer service guarantees that clients and families have a knowledgeable resource to discuss the financial aspects of client care, and can always expect a warm greeting and helpful attitude from this hometown girl. Brittany is eager to assist clients and families with all their billing and account needs.

When not helping clients, Brittany enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her two dogs, Ziva and Boone. She loves traveling, catching a ballgame, or relaxing on the lake. You can also find Brittany at just about every community event as she has always had a passion for community involvement.

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Kimber Bryant, Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator

With 10 years of customer service experience under her belt, Kimber is a great fit as our Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator. Naturally upbeat, Kimber is responsible for helping recruit new team members and strives to help employees stay happy and engaged. Kimber was born and raised in Rockingham, NC, giving her firsthand knowledge of the local community and residents. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Kimber also enjoys a good rainy day spent watching documentaries.

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Adrianna Cummings, Executive Administrative Assistant

Adrianna has more than 17 years of experience in health care and positively provides client and employee assistance throughout the day, and also welcomes visitors, clients and employees to the Laurinburg office. Prior to serving in her current role, she provided compassionate home health and hospice care to clients as a CNA.

Adrianna earned an Associate’s Degree in Medical Office Administration and a Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding from Sandhills Community College. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach, and appreciating life.

To learn how we can be a partner in your caregiving journey, and to schedule a complimentary in-home consultation, reach out to us today at 910-277-2505 for more information about our exceptional Wadesboro home care services. View our full service area.