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.
Brigitte Laney, RN, BSN, 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.
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.
Angie Cline, RN, 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.
Lesley Altman, Human Resources Manager
Lesley started her career in home care at an early age, not realizing where the journey would lead. Her mother worked for the local council on aging and Lesley and her mom spent much of their time assisting with events and volunteering at the senior center. Lesley also assisted with providing care for her elderly grandparents as a teenager and young adult. In 2017 she was SHRM Certified as a mid-level Human Resources Professional. At Carolina Hearts Home Care, Lesley helps oversee the hiring and onboarding process for all employees. Lesley also volunteers at the Humane Society, Goodwill, and Habitat for Humanity.
Born and raised in Rockingham, NC, Lesley has also spent time living and working in South Carolina. Lesley is a history buff and in her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, and watching Netflix documentaries. Lesley continues to set goals for herself and hopes one day to travel to Europe and receive a degree in social work.
Patricia Goodwin, RN - RN Care Manager
After losing her mother to breast cancer in 2012, Patricia knew she wanted to pursue her dream of becoming a home care nurse. She loves interacting with our clients, families, and caregivers, and building a good relationship with them, doing whatever she can to help put a smile on their faces.
Patricia has significant experience providing hospice care, and is also experienced in Alzheimer’s care. In 2020, Patricia earned an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, from Richmond Community College, fulfilling one of her lifelong goals to become a Registered Nurse in the home care field. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandbabies, and her two boxer dogs, as well as shopping, cooking, and listening to music.
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.
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.
Nancy McIntyre, Rockingham Administrative Services Manager
With a passion for healthcare and helping people navigate their care options, home care is the perfect fit for Nancy. A resident of Rockingham, NC and a lifelong North Carolinian, she began her career in accounting after earning an Associate’s Degree from Anson Community College. Over time, she transitioned to healthcare, earning a CNA license in 2014 from South Piedmont Community College and an Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting from Richmond Community College in 2020. Nancy and her husband have been married since 2002, and she has two daughters and four grandchildren. When not at work, she enjoys kayaking, reading, and spending time with her family, friends and her four dogs.
Adrianna Cummings, 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.
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 family, cooking and trying new recipes, refinishing furniture, thrift store shopping with her mom, and trips to the beach.