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 Las Vegas home care business – compassion, integrity, family, excellence, trustworthiness, accountability, and diversity – and strives to make more possible for those in our care.
Becky Torrez, Owner/President
Born in California and raised in Las Vegas Becky has an enormous amount of pride in her hometown. When looking at business opportunities BrightStar offered exactly what she and her husband Marc were looking for, a company who takes tremendous pride in offering the highest quality of care while creating a work environment that demands the best but offers fun and personal fulfillment. Becky graduated from St. Mary’s College. She and Marc have 2 children, Connor and Sophie.
Debbie Carroll, Director of Business Development
Debbie Carroll has a background in Nonprofit Management and has been a Caregiver and passionate Advocate for seniors for many years through her own personal experience and from her business, The Senior Sage. She joined our staff in February 2015 and is our Director of Business Development. Debbie can be found out and about in the community and in our families homes. Debbie and her husband Bob have three daughters and five grandchildren.
Kate Cornella, Director of Nursing
Kate has been a nurse for 17 years. She moved to Las Vegas from Colorado with her husband and 7 children in February of 2013. She has many years of experience in acute and post-acute settings as both a primary RN and as a nurse leader. READ MORE
Meggan Strachan, Operations Specialist
Meggan was born and raised in Ohio. After high school, she became certified as a CNA and worked for several years in her home town’s only nursing home. When Meggan moved to Las Vegas to be with her husband, she went to College of Southern Nevada to update her CNA certification in Nevada. In 2013, Meggan joined the BrightStar team as a CNA. Over the last 4 years, she has worked her way up to Operations Specialist. She is responsible for coordinating customer care, field supervision, and providing technical expertise for all levels of our company. Meggan is passionate about elder care and ensures that our clients receive excellent service.
Ginny Schwartz, Branch Manager
With over 20 years of experience managing offices and small businesses, Ginny handles our internal administration and many accounting responsibilities. She has lived in Las Vegas for 22 years with her husband and two daughters. Ginny joined BrightStar Care in January 2016 and is thrilled to be a part of the team.
Wendy Kepa, Human Resources Manager
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Wendy has the “Aloha Spirit” that is an asset when working with caregivers, skilled staff, and clients. She comes with 5 years of experience in the Home Health Field in several positions including CNA Supervisor, Recruiter, Trainer, and Caregiver. Wendy, her husband, and their three children moved to Las Vegas in 2015 looking for better opportunities. She is very excited to be part of the BrightStar Care Administrative Team as the Human Resources Manager!
Christine Benedict, Customer Care Manager
Born and raised in the south, Christine just recently moved to Las Vegas due to her husband’s military service. She has years of customer service experience in the medical field and excels at putting clients’ needs first. Christine is excited to be a part of this team and to utilize her southern hospitality and friendly demeanor to build relationships with our clients and with our amazing caregivers. Christine looks forward to the opportunity to grow with this amazing company!
Areka Stowe, Customer Care Manager
Areka recently moved to Las Vegas from California and brings 22 years of healthcare experience to BrightStar Care. With a background in caregiving and medical office know-how, Areka is uniquely qualified to be a BrightStar Scheduler. Her positive attitude and good humor are appreciated by co-workers and clients. Areka is happy to be working at BrightStar Care!
Danielle Bycoskie, Care Services Coordinator
Danielle was born and raised in California, then moved to Pennsylvania where she raised her three daughters. She worked as a C.N.A. in home health, hospice, and assisted living communities specializing in memory care. Danielle has a passion for serving and helping people and understands their individual journeys. She is elated to help BrightStar continue to be the exemplary company that it is!
BrightStar of W Central Las Vegas Home Care
BrightStar Care of W. Central Las Vegas proudly provides Home Care and Support, including 24 hour in home senior care, and support in independent and assisted living communities as well as hospitals and rehabs. We provide all levels of home care from companion services to Skilled Nursing. We provide Medical Staffing, Home Care, In-Home Skilled Nursing, In-Home Physical and Occupational Therapy for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, Companion and Personal Care for Elderly with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. We also provide Home Child Care, Sitter and Nanny services for children and support for new mothers. We accept most Long Term Care Insurance benefits, provide Hospice support, CNA, Caregiver, RN, LPN, RN Supervision, Compassionate Care, and Compatibility Guarantees. providing care for developmentally disabled and individuals of all ages with a mental health and/or behavioral health diagnosis. Other services include safe discharge and transportation for clients from the hospital or rehab facility, Post Op care both short and long term, Pre Operation and preparation help and assistance, client monitoring for out of town family members. Our service area covers Clark County including Las Vegas, Summerlin, The Lakes, and North Las Vegas