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Greg Bridges – Co-Owner & Administrator
Greg, RN, MA, CWCN, HCA, is Co-Owner and Administrator for Oklahoma’s Home Care Assistance. An RN with many years of patient care and home health care experience, Greg brings clinical expertise and oversight to Home Care Assistance. He has worked in a consulting capacity helping health care providers improve quality of care and quality of life for seniors. Greg’s experience in health care also includes college teaching in an allied health program, serving as the director of education and staff development as well as a case manager and alternate home care administrator for a hospital based home health and hospice agency, primarily serving Medicare patients.
Originally from New York, Greg has lived in Oklahoma since 2002. He has been active in many community-based activities including those of his three children. Throughout his career in healthcare and teaching, he has developed a passion for serving the young and elderly.
Melissa Hill – Co-Owner
Melissa is Co-Owner of Oklahoma’s Home Care Assistance and an advocate for bringing healthy lifestyle strategies into the homes of seniors. Melissa developed an understanding and passion for senior care and senior wellness issues in her role as communications director for a Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. She oversaw marketing and public communications, working to promote healthcare quality improvement and to engage health care providers, patients and their families, and others in health care and aging issues. Melissa has served in marketing, sales, and communications capacities in cable television, business software and technology, and government sectors. She earned her B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from Oklahoma State University.
Part of the sandwich generation herself, Melissa’s aging parents are close at heart while she strives to balance her family life and her work life. She and her two daughters live in Edmond, where they are active in church, school, sports and other community groups.
Laura Pankievich – Recruiter/Staffing Coordinator
Laura is often a first point of contact for Home Care Assistance clients and caregivers. Her domain includes recruiting the best caregivers to be part of the Home Care Assistance team, helping to ensure a great caregiver/client match and managing ongoing scheduling needs. Laura’s goals are to ensure our caregivers have the best employment experience and to support our caregivers in delivering exceptional care services. She has over 15-years’ experience in employee relations and management, and earned her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Central Oklahoma.