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- About Us
Our people are our greatest asset. From the full spectrum of adult homecare and elder care to childcare and more, the quality services we provide day in and day out would not be possible without the hard work and passion of our dedicated staff. Each member of our team embodies the core values of our business and truly represents A Higher Standard.
Compassion | Integrity | Family | Excellence | Trustworthiness | Accountability | Diversity
Ashley Dunlap, Office Manager
Ashley Dunlap, a Licensed Certified Nursing Assistant, is our Service Coordinator. She has 15 years experience in caring for others in all realms of life. Coming from a family with 12 siblings, she learned at a very young age many important values that shaped her into the person she is today. Her strong desire to assist others was confirmed at age 18 when she took in her two nieces. After 4 years, when they left for college, she took her mother in who was experiencing financial hardship and one year later, her grandmother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. From these experiences and many more, she has greatly benefited in character and is extremely grateful to be a part of such a great team that shares the same vision of providing compassionate care and exceptional service to the community.
Joanne Canter, Client Care Manager
Joanne M. Canter is proud to be a member of the BrightStar Delray team and serves as our Client Care Manager and Human Resources Recruiter/Coordinator. Prior to joining BrightStar, Joanne spent several years as a Branch Manager in the home healthcare field and was the Human Resources Director of a publicly traded international telecommunications corporation in South Florida. Joanne has a degree in Business Administration and is passionate about working with seniors and making more possible.
Linda Jean-Baptiste, MBA, Human Resource Manager
Linda Trujillo is our Human Resources Manager. Presently, she holds a Bachelors Degree of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Services Management & Master Degree of Science Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management. Linda has over two years of work experience as a Human Resources Coordinator. Prior to joining BrightStar, she worked as a deputy clerk for the Department Economic of Opportunity. Linda has experience in supporting HR teams across all operational and administrative functions by assisting in documentation of work flow processes and procedures, demonstrated success in managing statistical data and collection of various training certificates. Most prominently, Linda is a team player who motivates other to do their best. She possesses both the confidence and skills required to represent any department.
Sandra Laplante, LPN, Client Care Manager
Sandra Laplante, Brightstar LPN and Client Care Manager, has been working with us since April 2014. She brought her knowledge along with 5 years of experience in nursing. Her love and passion caring for others has strengthened her ability to provide the best customer service. She enjoys the healthcare field and looks forward to a long lasting career in this area.
Ilene Scharf, RN, Assistant Director of Nursing
My name is Ilene Scharf, RN and I am the Assistant Director of Nursing for BrightStar Care Delray Beach, Florida. I am excited to be part of our vibrant and growing team of Healthcare providers. I was born and raised in Southern California, and still consider the San Diego Chargers my team. I am married with 4 children, and 6 grandchildren scattered between California, Nevada and Canada. Throughout my nursing career I have been fortunate to be work in multiple disciplines; cardiology, pediatrics, emergency medicine, primary care, home care, occupation medicine, office management and patient educator.