Received B.S. from Shawnee State University, 2007
LNHA Core of Knowledge, The Ohio State University, 2011
Internship at Adams County Manor and Morris Nursing Home, 2011
Passed LNHA National and State Board Exams to practice Nursing Home Administration, 2012
Brendan began working in Healthcare in 2008 serving as the Environmental Service Manager at the Arbors of Milford. In 2009, Brendan took a position with our skilled nursing and rehabilitation services serving as our Human Resource Manager. In 2011, he furthered his education and obtained a License to Practice Nursing Home Administration. Brendan moved into the Assistant Administrator position at Morris Nursing Home in 2012 and in 2013 he moved into the Administrator role while still serving as the Human Resource Manager for both Morris Nursing Home and Adams County Manor. Brendan continues to work his way up and in February of 2019, Brendan accepted a promotion into the role of Administrator for both of our skilled nursing homes, Adams County Manor and Morris Nursing Home. Brendan has helped develop policies and practices in our skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities that strive to provide quality care to our residents and create a great workplace for our employees. He has been married to his wife Lacey since 2007 and they have four sons, Simon, Max, Miles and Lewis and two daughters, Madeline and Quinn. He is very thankful to have the opportunity to work in his hometown Bethel, Ohio and surrounding areas and be able to give back to the community in which he was born and raised. He is driven and committed to bringing high quality healthcare services to our local communities and loves to help those in need.
Sabir Quraishi, M.D.
Received Medical Degree at S.N. Agra Medical College in Agra, India
Completed Internship and Residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio
Dr. Quraishi provides patient care in the Medical Surgical/Observation Unit of the Adams County Regional Medical Center. His physician office is located at 25800 SR 41, Peebles, Ohio. He is certified by The American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Quraishi has been the Medical Director at Adams County Manor since January 2004.
Received LPN from Scioto County Joint Vocational School, 2004
Received RN from Rio Grande University, 2012
Received Certification as a Certified Director of Nursing (CDON) from the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA)
Jennifer has been in the healthcare field since 1999, receiving her Phlebotomy license and LPN license. In her years leading up to her current position, she has served as a Phlebotomist, Charge Nurse, and Ancillary Nurse at various facilities in Southern Ohio. Jennifer has gained a wide array of experience and education throughout her years in healthcare. Jennifer became the Director of Nursing at Adams County Manor in July of 2014. Prior to accepting this position, Jennifer served in an administrative role with Adams County Manor as the MDS Coordinator and Clinical Manager since 2008. During her time here, she also received a national certification as a Certified Director of Nursing through NADONA, an association she continues to be a member of. She also spent time serving on the Board for NADONA. Some of the skills and specialties that she brings to our team are wound care, Alzheimer’s disease, pain management, leadership skills, Person Centered Care, MDS, geriatric nursing, behavior management and much more. When Jennifer is not at Adams County Manor she enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to her husband Mike since 2002. Together they have two boys, Austin and Andrew. She also enjoys being outdoors, reading and sports. Jennifer has a heart to serve others and is a true leader in every sense of the word. Our staff and residents are the recipients of her never ending desire to make a difference in the lives of those she serves.
Licensed Practical Nurse, Brown Mackie College, 2007
Associates Degree in Nursing/ Registered Nurse, Shawnee State University, 2017
Certified Infection Preventionist, 2017
Train the Trainer, Primary Instructor, NATCEP, 2019
Certified CPR Instructor, 2019
Kristen’s career in healthcare began when she completed the nursing program at Brown Mackie College in 2007 and began her nursing adventure working as a Charge Nurse on a Skilled Transitional Care unit. During this time she continued to develop her nursing skills and knowledge while working with highly acute patients in the areas of intense therapeutic rehabilitation, mechanical ventilation and wound care. Kristen also served in various positions in other sectors of the healthcare industry during this time including Home Health Care, Memory Care Units, Psych/Behavioral Units and working as a wound nurse.
In 2011 Kristen accepted a position as a Charge Nurse with us at Adams County Manor mainly serving our Transitional Care and rehab population. While serving in this capacity, Kristen furthered her education and completed her Associates Degree in Nursing from Shawnee State University in 2017 and obtained her Registered Nurse license. She took her new credentials and knowledge and set out to acquire challenging positions where she could expand her experience and develop skills in management and leadership. In 2017 she accepted a role as Assistant Director of Nursing with another Skilled Nursing Facility in the Greater Cincinnati area and just months later she was promoted to Director of Nursing. She earned a great deal of experience during this time and evolved as a highly motivated leader of healthcare professionals.
In 2019 she returned to Adams County Manor and helped shape and design a newly developed position of Clinical Manager. That same year she was promoted to the role of Assistant Director of Nursing. While serving in this role, she completed training to become certified as an Infection Preventionist and currently serves as the IP for both of our Skilled Nursing Facilities. Kristen has a unique drive and desire to focus on staff development, empowering team members, maintaining a positive attitude and distinctive ways of developing and creating new schedules for dynamic staffing scenarios that benefit all. Her outgoing personality and ability to influence others, positively impacts our residents and staff. Kristen enjoys spending time with her daughter Madi, her dog Tank (Boxer) and her many nieces and nephews. Together they like to stay active outside hiking, swimming and riding bikes. Other hobbies include game nights and watching sports with her brothers, Derrick and Jesse. Kristen is a wonderful asset and compassionate caregiver to the Adams County Manor family.
Charles D. Miller, M.D.
Dr. Charles Miller has an orthopedic practice with concentrations in adult reconstructive, sports, and trauma. He is known for taking time with his patients and trying to make his patients as comfortable and knowledgeable about their medical condition as possible. He completed his medical degree at The Ohio State University– College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. His residency was completed at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital in the Orthopedic Residency Program. He completed his internship at the Naval Regional Medical Center in the Family Practice Residency Program. He is certified in the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and American College of Surgeons. He has many hospital and school affiliations.
Marti began her healthcare journey serving as a Charge Nurse at Eastgate Carespring, Cedar Works, and at ACRMC. She has served in many different positions in the healthcare field over time including as a home health nurse, unit manager, occupational nurse, and a Charge Nurse. Marti started with our company as a Charge Nurse and then MDS Coordinator at Adams County Manor in 2005. Shortly after, she became the Director of Admissions in 2007. She thrived in this role and has created a name for herself not just in our local communities but in many hospitals and local MD practices she frequents to spread the good news about the high quality care we deliver in our facilities. In 2013, Marti’s role was expanded to include taking on the Social Services Department as the supervisor. That same year, her role was again expanded as she took on the same positions for our sister facility, Morris Nursing Home, effectively making her the Director of Admissions and Social Services over both of our SNFs. Marti is a hard working, wonderful asset to the company.
In Marti’s spare time, she likes to spend time with her grandchildren, refinish furniture, and is an agent with a local Real Estate Company.
Corporate Director of Dietary Services
Received CDM (Certified Dietary Manager) and CFPP (Certified Food Protection Professional) from Auburn University Online, 2020
Jack serves as our Director of Dietary Services for both of our Skilled Nursing Facilities. Jack’s journey with our company began in 2014 when he accepted a position at Adams County Manor as a Dietary Aide and Cook. Jack has always had passion for food service and a desire to work his work his way up. In 2017, Jack was promoted to Dietary Manager at Adams County Manor, a position he continues to hold. Jack has made streamlined changes to policies, procedures and order processes that have significantly impacted resident satisfaction in their dining and nutrition choices. He focused on working hard to improve his skills in food service practices, leadership and management. In January of 2020, Jack was again promoted within the company to serve as Corporate Director of Dietary Services, overseeing both of our Skilled Nursing Facilities, Adams County Manor and Morris Nursing Home and continues to serve in this role currently. While serving in his leadership roles, Jack furthered his education and knowledge by attending an online certification program with Auburn University. He completed his training and in July of 2020 he received his CDM (Certified Dietary Manager) and CFPP (Certified Food Protection Professional). Jack is now a member of the Association of Nutrition and Food-service Professionals (ANFP) and is ServSafe Certified, which is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program administered by the U.S. National Restaurant Association. The program is accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and the Conference for Food Protection. Jack is constantly acquiring skills and education that support the highest safety standards that benefit our residents and entire operations. His work ethic and attention to detail, among many other great qualities, make him a truly valuable asset to our team.
When Jack is not leading our Dietary Departments in our facilities, he enjoys baking delicious pastries, cakes and sweet treats. He also enjoys ghost hunting adventures, playing video games and spending time at home with his Blue Great Dane, Titus.
Certified Administrative Assistant
State Tested Nursing Assistant certification from Morris Nursing Home NATP (Nurse Aide Training Program), 2001
Received Activities Director License from Ivy Tech Community College, 2007
Completed Certification Training for Music and Memory program, 2015
Anita is a life long resident of Adams County, graduating from West Union HS and Ohio Valley Vocational School in 1991. Anita worked at various local places of employment prior to starting her journey in healthcare at Adams County Manor in 2001 as a Nursing Assistant. While working in this role, she also attended the Nurse Aide Training Program offered at the time by our sister facility, Morris Nursing Home and received her certification as a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA). Anita continued to serve the floor of Adams County Manor in a direct care role, holding positions such as an Alzheimer’s/Memory Care Aide, Restorative Aide and Floor Supervisor. In 2007, Anita made the decision to further her education and skills and completed training and certification courses to become a Licensed Activities Director. She has thrived in the position of Activities Director at Adams County Manor since then. Anita’s greatest professional quality is her ability to hold very close relationships with our residents and their families and make them feel informed and comfortable. She has spent countless hours developing and implementing group and individualized programs designed to provide our residents with the highest quality of life while meeting all of their psycho-social needs. Anita is a compassionate caregiver that truly serves as an advocate for every resident. She will go above and beyond the call to ensure our care-giving product is nothing short of the best.
When Anita is not serving our residents at Adams County Manor, she enjoys spending time outdoors doing activities such as gardening and going for rides on her Four-Wheeler. She also enjoys reading, playing word games and spending time with her friends. She has been together with her significant other, Nick, for 20 years. Anita has one son, Tristan, two step-daughters, Alecia and Erika, and three grandchildren. Her self proclaimed greatest accomplishments are being a mother and maintaining several life-long friendships.
Mandy Taylor, RN WCC
Received Medical Assistant Certification from Institute of Medical-Dental Technology, 1998
Received LPN from Great Oaks School of Practical Nursing, 2006
Received Associates Degree and RN License from Shawnee State University, 2017
Board Certified Wound Care Certification from the Wound Care Education Institute, 2021
Mandy began her career in healthcare working in local doctor’s offices prior to receiving her nursing license. She received her LPN license in 2006 and joined our team at Adams County Manor in November of the same year. She began as a Charge Nurse working the floors of the facility and providing care to our residents. Over the next decade, she served in various positions at ACM including MDS Nurse, Resident Care Coordinator and Wound Care Nurse. In 2017, Mandy completed her Associates Degree in Nursing and received her RN from Shawnee State University. Shortly after, she was promoted to the Assistant Director of Nursing position at ACM. She excelled in this role for a short time before having the realization that her true passion is found in the area of Wound Care. Mandy returned to the floors of ACM following her stint as ADON, pioneering a newly developed position of Wound Care Coordinator, a role that she continues to serve in currently. Mandy has relentlessly acquired additional skills, techniques and knowledge in the field of Wound Care over the years that have greatly benefited our residents leading to fantastic quality outcomes. Among the many excellent qualities Mandy displays as a professional is her distinctive attention to detail and ability to educate others on wound care. She continues to educate and train our staff in the best practices of wound care and has helped many develop their skills and awareness on the road to being successful caregivers. Mandy’s role will continue to expand in 2021 following the completion of a Nationally Board Certified Wound Care Certification program. This certification will allow her to expand the ability to educate and train others at both of our Skilled Nursing Facilities, while overseeing and directing our entire Wound Care Program. Mandy is a compassionate caregiver that leads with empathy and respect and is a truly wonderful advocate for our residents.
Mandy resides in Machester, OH and has been married to her husband, John, since 2002. Together they have one son, Wiatt. She loves to travel any chance she gets and enjoys spending time with her family.
Received LPN from Maysville Community College, 2002 (Valedictorian of graduating class)
Janice started her healthcare career in 2002 after obtaining her LPN from Maysville Community and Technical College. She was hired as a Charge Nurse at Batavia Nursing Care Center in 2002. Janice served in various roles during her 7 year tenure with BNCC that helped further develop her nursing skills such as leading the ventilator and tracheotomy unit as the Charge Nurse. Janice applied for an administrative position in the MDS department when it came available and served as an MDS Nurse for her final 2-3 years there. It was in this position where Janice began to develop her skills in MDS and learned that she had a gifting for critical thinking. In 2009, Janice accepted a Part Time position at Adams County Manor as an MDS Nurse and later that same year was promoted into the Full Time MDS Nurse position. Janice shined in this role while taking every opportunity to advance her knowledge in MDS by going through trainings with contracted consultants and adding any MDS education she could get her hands on. In 2014, she was again promoted to the position of MDS Coordinator. Janice serves as an essential piece to our leadership team. Her organization and ability to capture all the details of a resident’s situation and plan of care has lead to the development of policies and programs that increase our resident’s quality of life and quality of care at Adams County Manor. Her loyalty and dedication to her work earned her an expanded role in 2019 as she added the MDS Coordinator role at our sister facility, Morris Nursing Home. She continues to serve as the MDS Coordinator for our entire Corporation to this day. She has a strong desire to see positive outcomes for all those we are privileged to serve. Janice is the ultimate team player and never fails to go above the call in helping her co-workers with anything needed.
Janice has 4 children. Weston and Colton are her oldest sons, whom are attending college and graduating high school this year respectively, and her twins, John and Jenna, are both in Kindergarten. Janice and her family love being outdoors doing activities such as camping, Four-Wheeling and swimming.
Received LPN from Southern State Community College, 2005 (Graduated Summa Cum Laude, 1st in Class)
Lennie graduated from West Union High School in 1989 and continues to reside in West Union to this day. Following high school, Lennie received training as a Medical Assistant and worked at various locations in the area until she decided to further her education by receiving her LPN certification from Southern State Community College in 2005. That same year, Lennie accepted a position as a Charge Nurse on the floors of Adams County Manor. For the next 10 years, our residents were the beneficiary of Lennie’s extraordinary skills and techniques. Lennie exhibits an above average amount of care and concern when planning and delivering care to her residents, resulting in positive outcomes for all those she reaches. Following her decade of service on the floor providing direct care, a position in our MDS department came open. In 2015, Lennie accepted the role of MDS Nurse at Adams County Manor and continues to serve in this position today. Lennie played an instrumental role in the transition when our MDS department took over the MDS for our sister facility, Morris Nursing Home, in 2019. Lennie’s work ethic and attention to detail have led to “Outside of the Box” critical thinking which has directly led to unique individualized plans of care for our residents. Her input has led to numerous safe transitions back to the community for our short term patients while ensuring our Long Term patients continuously receive the highest possible quality of life.
Lennie has been married to her husband, Ron, for 31 years. Together they have 2 boys, Clay and Ryan. She loves spending time with her family and engaging in her hobbies and interests outside of care-giving. Lennie enjoys cooking, gardening and reading in her spare time. When the weather is nice, you might find Lennie outdoors on the water enjoying some fishing and boating.
Social Services Designee – Admissions
Krystina is a lifetime resident of Adams County, graduating from North Adams High School in 2015. Krystina bring an infectious, energetic attitude along with her every day and is rarely found without a smile on her face. Following High School, Krystina worked various local jobs before landing her start in healthcare at Highland District Hospital working as a registrar in the Emergency Department. During this time Krystina continued to develop her communication and leadership skills and realized how much she enjoyed working in healthcare and helping others. In July of 2018, Krystina joined the team at Adams County Manor in our Social Services Department, serving in the position of Social Services Designee. Krystina is tasked with many important duties such as acting as a representative for residents who are unable to advocate for themselves, assisting short term residents with planning and coordinating their return back to the community and handling our admissions and intake of new and returning residents. She is often times the first face and voice new resident’s families see and hear. She is excellent at making very positive first impressions with everyone she interacts with. Krystina has developed the ability to make residents and their families feel comfortable transitioning into a congregate care environment. She exhibits great patience and understanding which helps to put new minds at ease. Krystina continues to learn more about the field and is a wonderful asset to our leadership team. Her excellent performance has earned her an expanded role just less than 3 years into the position as she now is covering the Social Services and Discharge Planning for our sister facility, Morris Nursing Home on top of her role with ACM. Krystina has also recently started a new journey in her life by enrolling in an online undergraduate program with Indiana Wesleyan University where she is working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.
Krystina loves spending time with her family. Together with her significant other, they have two beautiful children, their daughter Keaton and son Jansen. The vast majority of her time spent outside of work is with them at home. They all enjoy being outdoors, taking part in activities such as trail riding on the horses they own, reading books and attending family gatherings.
Social Services Designee – Discharge Planner
Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southern State Community College
Associates Degree in Human and Social Services, Registered Social Worker Assistant from Southern State Community College, 2019
Kayla was originally born in Dayton, OH but her family quickly moved to Bentonville, OH where Kayla grew up until she graduated from Manchester High School in 2007. Kayla enrolled in a college program at Northern Kentucky University where she completed the first year of her studies until she realized that city life wasn’t for her and she longed for a return to the country life she had always knew. She transferred to Southern State Community College and completed her degree in Early Childhood Education. Shortly after as she began to start her own family and plant roots in Adams County for good. After some time growing her own family and staying home to care for her children, she decided to go through the STNA training program at Adams County Manor to obtain her Nursing Assistant certification. In April of 2013 she was hired on at Adams County Manor as a Nursing Assistant on 3rd shift. She held this position until August of 2014, when her 2nd child was close to being due. At this time, she transferred to our Dietary Department where she worked as a Dietary Aide and Cook. In February 2015, the Receptionist position came open to which Kayla applied and was moved into the role. Kayla served as the facility Receptionist over the next 4 years. During this time, her infectious smile, bubbly personality and organization skills led to much success in this role. She was the first face people would see upon entering the building and the first voice people would hear when calling. She excelled at making sure everyone’s first impression of ACM was a good one while continuing to develop her communication and critical thinking skills. Also during this time, she enrolled in the Human and Social Services degree program at Southern State University to continue to develop her knowledge and grow her education. After obtaining her degree and becoming a Registered Social Worker Assistant, Kayla was promoted to the new role of Social Services Designee and Discharge Planner. Kayla does a wonderful job in helping our residents and their families plan for safe discharges and transitions back to the community. She has also utilized her continually developing skills to perform insurance reviews and help residents through insurance appeal processes. Kayla has taken to this position so well that her role has expanded some to include assisting our sister facility, Morris Nursing Home with their reviews and planning. Kayla is a tremendous asset to the Adams County Manor family and is a valuable member of our leadership team. Kayla is proud of all the milestones she has achieved and thankful for all the room she has to continue grow both personally and professionally. We are certainly proud of her as well!
Kayla has been married to her husband since July 2010. Together they have 2 beautiful daughters, Amberlee Fay and Raelynn Elizabeth. Kayla loves shopping at flea markets for home grown garden items. Her and her family also love to be outdoors camping and fishing. She’s collected some great pictures of huge fish she has snagged from the Ohio river. Kayla’s absolute favorite hobby is attending concerts and listening to music of any genre. One of her favorite quotes is from Louis Armstrong and it says “With the right music, you either forget everything or you remember everything”.
Teresa Moore, HR
Human Resources Manager
Corporate Billing Manager
Associates Degree in Health Sciences, Medical Billing and Coding from Ultimate Medical Academy, 2021 (3.8 GPA)
Associates of Applied Sciences, Healthcare Technology & Information Systems from Ultimate Medical Academy, 2020
Diploma in Health Information Technology from Ultimate Medical Academy, 2016
Certification from Healthcare Financial Management Association, Certified Revenue Cycle Representative, 2020
Steven joined our team at the Corporate level in early 2020, taking over the entire billing department for both of our SNFs and our Home Health Agency. He brought with him a desire for continued learning and a wealth of knowledge in the world of healthcare finances and technology. Steven has amassed an impressive amount of education, degrees and certifications that have well prepared him to handle the daunting task of billing for an active healthcare provider. Steven began his career in healthcare working as a Registrar for Prolink Healthcare. As his skills continued to develop, he moved on to a larger role within the Mercy Health Systems group serving as a Patient Access Specialist and later a Patient Access Specialist FP. Steven was a loyal and dedicated staff member for Mercy, covering many areas and going above and beyond the call often. He remained at Mercy until coming on board with H&G Nursing Homes, Inc in 2020. Steven has streamlined many processes in our billing and collections that have proven successful. His skills combined with his strong character traits have made him a tremendous asset to our operations. Qualities such as being very dedicated to his craft, detail oriented, ambitious, honest and persistent have solidified his role within the company and have shaped him into the leader he is today. Among the many positive outcomes the company has experienced since Steven stepped into this role, one of the greatest is his ability to improve revenue flow. Which he has consistently done since taking the billing lead.
When Steven isn’t breaking down and crunching numbers in his office, he enjoys all things photography and has the equipment and eye to do it successfully. He also enjoys technology and you can find him fixing and managing computer systems and even playing video games. Steven resides in West Union and has one daughter who turned 5 years old this year.
Erica Knight, STNA
Medical Records Coordinator – Payroll – STNA Scheduler
Erica is one of the very few staff members remaining that served at Revmont Nursing Home, a prior sister facility of Adams County Manor before being sold off many years ago. It was also located in West Union, OH. Erica began working at Revmont prior to graduating high school and obtained her STNA certification in 1999. Erica was a 2000 graduate from Manchester High School and Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center. Erica worked as an STNA at many different facilities, working various shifts in direct care roles over the years. During this time she developed practices and routines that have made her an excellent care giver. In April 2011, Erica accepted a position as a night shift STNA at Adams County Manor. She served in this role for nearly 2 years before transitioning to a day shift STNA position where she continued to serve our resident’s needs as a direct care provider. In 2018, her work ethic and veteran status earned her additional, expanded roles and she began working as the STNA scheduler for Adams County Manor. She served these roles well while proving herself to be a reliable and loyal leader within the facility. Finally, in February of 2020, Erica accepted the position of Medical Records and Payroll Coordinator, while continuing as the facility STNA scheduler. Erica is a mentor to her peers and serves on the facility leadership team providing great input and strategy often.
Erica is the oldest of 5 siblings. Erica has been married to her husband, Roger , nearly 10 years. She is the step-mother to 2 boys and has a 5 month old granddaughter. Her family means the world to her and when she is not working, she is spending her time with them and a close knit group of friends that she deeply cares about.