Compassion, integrity, family, excellence, trustworthiness, accountability, and diversity
Thelma Stich, Ph.D., RN | Team Expert
With over 30 years of nursing experience, I have specialized in Gerontology, Diabetes Education and Patient Education. Proper edification plays a vital role in a patient’s health and well-being With this understanding, I have devoted my professional life to educating patients on how to best care for themselves. With a passion for teaching and with a love for nursing, I joined the BrightStar Team.
James P Merchant | Owner
Joining the BrightStar team proved to be a major and most positive turning point in my life. It is an enormous responsibility to provide excellent service every time to every client. It is a responsibility that I welcome and will always fulfill. My commitment and caring for our senior population in Westchester has brought focus and meaning in to my own life. Never did I imagine how much joy and satisfaction I would feel by helping others.
Kerri Rachel, RN | Director of Nursing
Being a nurse is more than just providing good care. You are a patient advocate, a family liason and trusted caregiver. I joined BrightStar knowing that they shared my strong conviction to providing patients with not only the best care possible but with the most compassion as well. Together with BrightStar we go the extra mile.
Felice Petrello | Operations Manager
With a degree in Public Health, I have worked in the medical field for 30 years and specialized in the homecare industry for the past 16 years. I am also a co-founder and vice chairperson of Community Helping Hands, an aging in place initiative. BrightStar’s model of support and services for its clients far surpasses industry standards. I am eager to be part of such an innovative and compassionate company that offers our seniors more.
Danielle Buzanski | Staffing Coordinator
Danielle holds a Masters degree in Special Education. With a lifetime involvement in volunteer community services, Danielle brings a commitment to excellence in the care of all BrightStar's clients. Her enthusiasm, dedication and experience in staffing makes her a valued team member and the perfect fit for BrightStar of White Plains.
Questions about our care team?
Please contact us online or call our Westchester County offices at (914) 358-4713 and we'll be happy to answer them.