Compassion, integrity, family, excellence, trustworthiness, accountability, and diversity at BrightStar Care Sierra Vista
In the Sierra Vista and Tucson area, the lifeblood of our business are the people who make it happen. Our office staff and caregivers work together day in and day out to deliver quality care and exceptional service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether it's childcare, adult home care or skilled elder care, the people who make up BrightStar Care Sierra Vista are our greatest assets. But don't just take our word for it, see for yourself.
Owner, RN, BSN
Allyn has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and is one of the owners of the BrightStar Care in Tucson & Sierra Vista, AZ. He started his nursing career in the U.S. Army in 1993 and specializes in critical care and emergency room. Allyn first discovered BrightStar while searching for quality caregivers for his own grandfather. Unhappy with the choices available, he widened his investigation and became very interested in BrightStar. Allyn maintains an active healthy lifestyle through a myriad of outdoor sports. Allyn is most proud of employing over 150 staff and providing a long term care option for thousands of families’ over the past nine years.
Owner, RN, MSN, DON
Michelle Nock has been a Registered Nurse for since 1980. She loves being a nurse and making others feel better. She has experience in acute care hospital settings, trauma, surgery, labor & delivery, pediatrics, radiology and Home Healthcare. One of Michelle’s favorite skills is in educating clients to best help themselves and maintain as much independence as possible. She believes that Home health has been a blessing in giving her the opportunity to help others at some of the most difficult times of their lives. Helping new parents cope with an ill child or helping adult children care for a dying parent at home, both events are so significant, and she feels it an honor to help others through such difficult times. Michelle obtained her Master’s in Nursing with a focus on Healthcare Education because she loves to teach. In her current role she is able to teach clients and employees. She finds it so rewarding to be help our clients recover and our employees maintain livelihoods. Owning a business where she can help clients in the comfort of their own home and support employees has been Michelle’s most gratifying role as a nurse.
Branch Manager, Sierra Vista
Christina focuses on the day-to-day wellness of our clients and goes out of her way to help them thrive at home. By working closely with caregivers, clients, and clients’ families, Christina has the opportunity to ensure happy, fulfilling days for our clients’ lives. Christina joined the BrightStar team in 2014, and has been an asset to our growth in Sierra Vista. She has been a part of the Sierra Vista community since she was a child, and is well known in the local health care community. Christina learned the rewards of helping others while working in home health care and hospice since she was 16. She brings enthusiasm, professionalism, and diverse health care experience to our team. Christina has the desire to make a difference at BrightStar and throughout the local community because, for her this is not a job, this is her passion!
Service Coordinator, Sierra Vista
Viola got into the Healthcare field at a young age while she was still in high school. She started by working with children with developmental disabilities. She always imagined the children did not have a disability, but a super power that made them special. That is when she found out her dream was to have a job that always puts others first and help them in every way possible. After high school, Viola started working with a company that worked with different ages of people with super powers in a group home setting. In 2017, Viola joined the BrightStar family as a caregiver. She loved having the opportunity to work with individuals one on one in their home helping them get to and use their full potential. In March 2018, the office noticed how much compassion and empathy Viola had for her clients and asked her to join us full time in the office as our Scheduling Coordinator. She gladly accepted the position, and she now loves that she has the opportunity to help all of our clients instead of just one.
Branch Manager, Tucson
Lisa Stout has worked in healthcare since 2007. Lisa is a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Patient Care Technician (PCT), and a Certified Care Giver. Lisa started her career as a CNA/PCT in the hospital setting working with pediatric patients. She has also worked in hospice, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living homes. In time, Lisa had the opportunity to take what she had learned in the field and apply those skills in Home Health administration as an Intake Specialist for a Medicare and a non-Medicare agency. In September of 2014, Lisa joined BrightStar Care as the Intake Specialist in the Tucson office. In April of 2017 she was promoted to the Tucson Branch Manager. Lisa found her passion in the medical field at a young age due to the poor health of a close family member. As a result, Lisa has made it her mission to serve everyone with passion and compassion.
Scheduling/Intake Coordinator, Tucson
Vivian has worked in health care since 1998. Vivian started her career as a patient care technician in a hospital setting working on the maternity ward. She has also worked in assisted living facilities as well as skilled nursing facilities. In 2009 Vivian graduated with a 4.0 GPA from her medical assistant program. As a Medical Assistant Vivian found her passion working in Cardiology for the next 6 years, during that time Vivian started working as a private caregiver. It was then Vivian knew that she wanted to help people on a more personal level. Having had the BrightStar experience with one of her own family members Vivian decided that she wanted to work for the company that had made a lasting impact on both her and her family. In 2017 Vivian became a caregiver with BrightStar, Vivian enjoyed assisting her clients to live independently in their home living life to the fullest. In 2018 Vivian was promoted to Scheduling/Intake Coordinator. Vivian now looks forward to helping all of BrightStar’s clients get the care they deserve and providing their loved ones with peace of mind.
Community Liaison, Tucson Arizona
Brandin served in the Air Force for 7 years . During his military career he was coined and awarded for his assistance outside the wire with Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom . While enlisted a close relative was diagnosed with a terminal illness and he witnessed first-hand the trials and tribulations within the medical field and receiving care. He has also experienced valuable knowledge of the medical field from his spouse, who has worked in Healthcare for many years. This insight prompted Brandin to search for a position in which he could make a difference in the lives of others. He has been with BrightStar since May 2020. In his off time, Brandin enjoys working on vehicles and outdoor activities to include: camping, riding and spending quality time with his family.