Compassion, integrity, family, excellence, trustworthiness, accountability, and diversity
Matt Shriner, CSA, Owner - Matt has worked professionally in healthcare for 17 years starting with patient care positions in hospitals, moving on to marketing and sales positions in disease management and pharmaceutical companies. Matt established the BrightStar franchise in 2007 in the Lafayette area. Since that time BrightStar has developed a strong reputation in the community for high quality customer service and patient care. Matt volunteers with the Lafayette Senior Services Commission and several other community-based organizations.
Christy Wolf, RN, Director of Patient Care Services - Christy has worked with BrightStar since 2009. She has been a Registered Nurse for over 16 years and worked in the healthcare field for the past 25 years. Christy’s prior experience includes working in orthopedics at John Muir Medical Center, a Certified Nurse Assistant at John Muir and a Physical Therapy Assistant. She enjoys the home health setting the most because she can focus on one patient at a time, as well as develop a close relationship with them and their family members. She feels that it is caregiving at its best!
Lesley Mitchell, LVN, Director of Operations – Finance/Clinical – Since starting at BrightStar with nursing visits in 2009, her role has evolved into more of an office based job, connecting operations to our client care. She is passionate about our quality, cares deeply about each client, and is tirelessly improving our operations to deliver the best client experience in the industry.
Sharon (Shari) Maxwell, CSA, Director of Client Care – Shari has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies from Sacramento State University. In January 2011, Shari joined BrightStar after a 25-year career at a large membership & insurance company, with a background in sales and marketing. Also, in June 2011, Shari achieved her Certified Senior Advisor certificate. She truly has a passion for helping people, especially seniors.
Lisa Culp, Care Provider Liaison - Lisa was a clinical Medical Assistant at Boston Reed college in 2012 and began my career as a MA at an Urgent Care before moving on to a Family Practice office. During that time Lisa worked part time as a caregiver. Her passion was in home health care and she pursue a career in home health care full time. She has been with BrightStar Care since 2014 as a Caregiver and was promoted to Care Provider Liaison in 2016. Lisa enjoys home healthcare because of the closeness with the people she works with. Lisa says' "As Care Provider Liaison, I hope to provide positive mentoring and the best training so that BrightStar clients receive the best care possible."
Questions about our care team?
Please contact us online or call our Contra Costa County offices at (925) 284-8888 and we''ll be happy to answer them.
BrightStar Home Care of the East Bay proudly provides Home Care and Support for seniors living in, but not limited to, Walnut Creek, Lafayette and San Ramon. Our services include 24-hour in home care, and support in independent and assisted senior living communities. We provide all levels of home care from companion services to Skilled Nursing. Our highly skilled caregivers and nurses provide Medical Staffing, Senior Home Care, In-Home Skilled Nursing, In-Home Physical Therapy for pediatric, adult and senior patients as well as Companion and Personal Care for seniors with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. We also provide Home Child Care, Sitter and Nanny Services for Children and Support for New Mothers. We Support Veterans as a partner of the VA/Veterans administration provider network and area a Home Care Provider for U.S. Department of Labor, Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation, and a DOL DEEOIC provider. We Accept most Long Term Care Insurance benefits, provide senior Hospice care, Live-in care, CNA, Caregiver, RN, LPN, RN Supervision, Compassionate Care, and Compatibility Guarantees. We train all of our caregivers in care for memory loss patients and seniors with dementia. We are proud to be an ALS Society partner and Alzheimer Association member, and have been providing care for developmentally disabled and individuals with mental health and behavioral health diagnosis for years. We also offer services to individuals who are not necessarily seniors. These include safe discharge and transportation from the hospital or rehab facility, Post Operation care for both short and long term, Pre Operation and preparation help and assistance, client monitoring for out of town family members. Our senior home care service area covers Contra Costa County, including Walnut Creek, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Rossmoor, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Alamo, and Danville.