Celebrating the 2021 Best and Brightest Nurses and Caregivers

We are thrilled to announce our 2021 Best and Brightest Nurses and Caregivers from across the BrightStar Care system. These individuals exemplify our Core Values and have made an outstanding difference in the lives of the clients and families they serve each day. Stay tuned for additional details about each of our winners, including the nomination letters that earned them these awards. But for now, please join us in congratulating our 2021 regional Caregivers of the Year and Nurses of the Year!

Kay Madlingozi, CHHA
2021 Northeast Caregiver of the Year
BrightStar Care of Southbury, CT
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Leah Smith, CNA
2021 Southeast Caregiver of the Year
BrightStar Care of Charlotte S., NC
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Ryan Peterson, CNA
2021 Midwest Caregiver of the Year
BrightStar Care of St. Croix Valley, MN
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Maricon Ocampo
2021 West Caregiver of the Year
BrightStar Care of Lake Forest / Irvine, CA
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Stephanie Fradette, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN
2021 Northeast Nurse of the Year
BrightStar Care of West Hartfort, CT
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Jessica Cagwin, BS, RN, CCM
2021 Southeast Nurse of the Year
BrightStar Care of Charlotte S., NC
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Dawn Gonzalez, MSN, RN, APN, FNP, CRRN
2021 Midwest Nurse of the Year
BrightStar Care of Schaumburg, IL
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Tina Seever, RN
2021 West Nurse of the Year
BrightStar Care of Carlsbad, CA
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