Steve and Alexis Hailey | Owners
As a Navy Officer, Steve spent 10 plus years as a healthcare executive managing several hospital departments and out-patient clinics. One of his favorite assignments was serving as a healthcare executive at Bethesda Naval Hospital. His primary responsibility was to manage the healthcare needs of the White House First and Second Families, Congressional members, and Secretaries of States. Most recently, he just sold his interest in a successful and reputable independent insurance agency he began sixteen years prior.
Alexis has BA and MA degrees in Education from the University of Arkansas. She spent 8 years as a special education teacher in the public-school system where she taught students aged 12-19 with moderate to severe cognitive and physical disabilities. Alexis has been recognized with several outstanding achievement awards as a Special Education Teacher. Alexis also enjoyed her role as a sought-after consultant for developing in-home plans of care for people with disabilities.
Steve and Alexis are local and active owners in the business. They have experience managing care and support for immediate family members affected by diabetes, blindness, special needs, kidney dialysis, rheumatoid arthritis and Dementia/Alzheimer’s. Steve has three adult children: Steven Jr., Jason, and a special needs adult named Andy who is 23 years old and requires full time assistance. Together, Steve and Alexis have a four-year-old son named Jack, and two spoiled rescue dogs named Rosie and Ladybird.
“We are so excited about BrightStar Care of Cary and look forward to providing the utmost attention to our clients and customers that reside in the Triangle! Our business is Joint Commission accredited and provides medical staffing, skilled nursing care, and personal and companion care to those in need. Our staff and caregivers are amazing people. Every day we are impressed and inspired by the compassion and dedication they have for helping people! By providing excellent care for you and your loved ones, we strive to be one of the most exceptional care agencies in North Carolina. -Alexis Hailey, Owner”
Tracy Jacobs, MBA, CNA II | Director of Client Care and Branch Operations
Tracy Jacobs is BrightStar Care of Cary’s Director of Client Care and Branch Operations and is also proudly a Nurse Aide I and II, herself. She holds her MBA (Masters of Business Administration) and has worked in home care since the late 90s. Prior to joining BrightStar Care of Cary, Tracy worked in “Corporate America” where she has implemented policy and procedures, training programs and managed large teams. Tracy is passionate about client care and believes that home care, and taking care of those who can’t take care of themselves, is where she wants to focus her time and efforts. She brings exceptional customer service to our clients and is committed to ensuring every client receives the best care possible. On many occasions, Tracy has been known to roll up her sleeves and jump into “hands-on client care” if needed. Our clients love Tracy and you will too!
Stacey Burrell, RN, BSN, TNS, SANE A/P | Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations
Stacey Burrell is BrightStar Care of Cary's Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations. In 2001, Stacey Burrell began her career as an Emergency Medical Technician in El Paso, Texas. Since then Stacey has accumulated 18 years of experience and education in various areas of patient care. She worked as a Patient Care Technician while attending Nursing School at William Rainey Harper College in Schaumburg, Illinois. While in Nursing School, Stacey was the President of the National Student Nurses’ Association.
As a registered nurse, she has worked in some of the most challenging hospitals in the Chicago area as an Emergency Room Nurse and Trauma Nurse Specialist. Stacey also embraced the roles of Charge Nurse, Hazmat Specialist, Paramedic Program Adjunct Instructor, and Critical Care Educator. Additionally, Stacey is a Forensic Nurse Specialist for all age groups - adult, adolescent, and pediatrics.
Stacey became the Director of Forensics for the SANE Program and dedicated over four years to build this program which continues serving an average of 4600 individuals annually. Most recently, Stacey served as the Director of Nursing for a local nonprofit organization that offered care to long-term residential, group home, and outpatient clients and their families.
Stacey believes strongly in teamwork, communication, and a positive working environment. She shows our clients a higher standard of care and is a believer in making sure our field staff have all the resoucres they need to succeed and provide quality care to our clients.
Questions about our care team?
Please contact us online or call our BrightStar Care of Cary office at (919) 535-6787 and we'll be happy to answer them.