Leadership & Board

As proud members of the Charles County community, we’re pleased to introduce our Senior Leadership and Board of Trustees.

Sagepoint Senior Leadership

Bill has been the President & CEO of the Sagepoint since 2011. Prior to that, he served as the organization CFO for nine years. In addition, he serves as adjunct faculty at the UMBC Erickson School of Aging Services. He earned a B.S. in Finance from Frostburg State University, B.S. in Accounting from Towson State University, and an M.A. in Management of Aging Services from the Erickson School at UMBC. He is currently a licensed Certified Public Accountant and Nursing Home Administrator in the state of Maryland. He also serves on the board of the Aegis Risk Retention Group. Bill is a resident of Pasadena, Maryland.
Currently Mike is Vice President of Operations for CCNRC, now Sagepoint, since January 2008. He oversees Dietary Services, Environmental Services, Building Maintenance Services, In-house and contracted Capital Construction. Recent projects include the Zimmerman Medical Arts Building, Memory Care and numerous alterations and renovations to Sagepoint facilities.

Mike retired from Charles County Government August 2007 after 33 years of service, where he served as the Director of Public Facilities since 1990, he oversaw the management of the county’s Park System, Roads System, Environmental Services, Solid Waste and Recycling, Fleet Management, Inventory Control, Capital and in-house construction, Building Services and other related operations. He managed 350 employees with an annual budget of over 50 million dollars. Prior to being appointed Director of Public Facilities in 1990, he served as the Director of Parks and Facilities and Chief of Facilities for Charles County. He also worked for the USDA in Beltsville, Md. as a Research Assistant and served six years in the Maryland National Guard 121st Combat Engineers.

He is a graduate the University of Maryland, College of Allied Agriculture, majoring in Landscape Design/ Horticulture in 1970 and resides in Bryantown, Maryland with his wife of 43 years.

Teresa started her nursing career in 1979 as a nursing assistant at Southern Maryland Hospital Center. In 1983, she graduated from an Associate level RN program (CSM). In 2000, she received her Bachelor’s degree in nursing and in 2003 her Master’s degree in nursing, both from the University of Maryland Baltimore. She has worked as a nurse at Greater Southeast Community Hospital, Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Inova Home Health, and Civista Medical Center (now UMCRMC). From 2000 to 2003, she worked as the Director of Nursing for Genesis Healthcare at the La Plata Center, and has worked at CCNRC, now Sagepoint, since 2003. Her professional certifications include ANCC/ Nursing Administration and NADONA/ LTC. She has been a resident of Charles County since 1975.
Pat Younger is the Risk Manager and Assisted Living Director at Sagepoint Senior Living Services. She started her healthcare career in the military as a Navy Corpsman and an operating room technician. After her active duty tour, she earned her B.A. degree in English from the University of Akron, and then completed law school at Ohio State University. Pat subsequently worked in publishing as a writer/editor, eventually becoming a senior publishing executive at a healthcare publishing company.

She came to CCNRC, now Sagepoint, in 1998 as an administrator in training, and went on to become a licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Pat has held several management positions at CCNRC, and since 2007 has been the Administrator of its assisted living program.

Ron Wise is the Executive Director at Sagepoint Home Care. Ron has worked in the non-profit sector for over 15 years and has worked specifically in the home healthcare industry for eight years. After his active duty tour in the U.S. Army, Ron worked as contractor and small business owner. Ron attended Capitol College in Laurel, Maryland where he majored in Electronic Engineering. Ron is currently working towards his B.A. in Non-Profit Administration. Ron has been with CCNRC, now Sagepoint, since 2015.
Michelle Nicholson is an empathetic, innovative and deliberate human resources professional with over 10 years of progressive experience in human resources management. She is a thought leader with a proven track record of talent engagement and motivation, strategic human capital planning and employment law expertise. Michelle received a Master’s of Arts degree from Webster University in Human Resources Management in 2008. She is currently working on a second Master’s degree in Human Resources Development from her alma mater. Her formal training is an added benefit to her high degree of professional integrity and insightful strategy to build collaborating teams to improve organizational efficiency and human interaction.

Prior to joining Sagepoint, Michelle was the Human Resources Director at a Federally Qualified Health Center in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Her purpose is to uplift, inspire, encourage and support others to be their best self. She hopes to motivate others to strive for their secret and known dreams irrespective of challenges and obstacles.

Kelsey Pearson, Director of Marketing, joined Sagepoint Senior Living Services in 2015. Prior to working at Sagepoint, Kelsey served as the Marketing Coordinator for both the Charles County Government’s Department of Economic Development and the Center for Children. Kelsey has also operated as a marketing consultant to assist small businesses with their marketing activities. Kelsey currently holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business and a master’s degree in Contemporary Communications from Notre Dame of Maryland University. In her free time, Kelsey skates for Team Maryland Roller Derby and the 301 Derby Dames, a local roller derby team in La Plata. Kelsey is a native of Southern Maryland.

Sagepoint Board of Directors

Our success can be attributed to the leadership and support provided by our volunteer Board of Directors, who are members of the Charles County community.

Carolyn is the President of Core Healthcare Consulting, LLC. She retired from Anne Arundel Health System as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Services and President of Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging after 29 years. She also was the Vice President of Corporate Services at Civista Medical Center for 2 years. Her major accomplishments included: providing strategic planning and executive project leadership for the property development, AAMC hospital relocation and all construction at the 104 acre medical park campus in Annapolis, Maryland since 1984 and project leadership for the 2006 tower addition to Civista Medical Center. Carolyn holds a BS degree in Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s College and a Masters degree in General Administration from the University of Maryland University College. She is certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and as a CPHIMS, from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Association for Medical Imaging, and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering. She is a resident of La Plata, Maryland.
Frank was the co-founder in 1970 of an information technology company which grew into a worldwide firm with over $1billion in annual revenues. Frank retired in 2002 and has served on the boards of nonprofit organizations such as Melwood, The Washington Home and Community Hospices, Alice Ferguson Foundation, American Association of Cell Biology, and the Committee for Economic Development. Frank graduated from Bowdoin College as a Phi Beta Kappa and earned an MPA degree from Cornell University. Frank is a resident of Fort Washington, Maryland.
Jon currently serves as a consultant to the Anchor Pharmacy Group in Charles County; as a consultant to Hospice of Charles County and provides medical management treatment services for the Western County Medical Center in Nanjemoy, MD. Prior to his retirement he was the owner of County Drug in La Plata, MD from 1991 until 2011. He received a BS degree in Pharmacy in 1962 and completed a pre-law program in 1963 from the University of North Dakota. He served in the United States Army from 1966 until 1969, at Fort Samuel Houston, Walter Reed Medical Center as a Department Supervisor and in Vietnam. He received a Masters Degree from Georgetown University in 1980 and a Masters Degree of Business Administration from Loyola College in 1981. He has served on numerous Community Boards and committees including: the Charles County Planning Commission, the Charles County Board of Appeals and the Southern Maryland Health Systems Agency. He is a current resident of Port Tobacco, Maryland.
Dr. McClure serves as Vice President of Professional Services & Plant Operations at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. His responsibilities include productivity enhancement, strategic planning, facility design, cost containment and quality improvement. Prior to rejoining MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in 2007 as Vice President of Professional Services, Dr. McClure served as Chief Operating Officer for Radiology Imaging Associates. Dr McClure had previously worked at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center between 1977 to 1988 as Special Procedures Section Chief and Director of Radiology. He received a Doctor of Health Science from Nova Southeastern University and a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in management (Health Care Administration) from the University of Maryland University College, Graduate School of Management. Dr. McClure is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and American Healthcare Radiology Administrators. He is a resident of La Plata, Maryland.
Sue is currently the Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for Old Line Bank in La Plata. Sue is also a member of the Finance Committee for Hospice of Charles County. Sue is a current resident of Newburg, Maryland.
Sally Young Jameson has served in the Maryland House of Delegates since 2003 representing Charles County, District 28. She is currently the vice-chairwoman of the House Economic Matters Committee and chair of the public utilities subcommittee. Sally is a member of the Economic Matters Committee, where she serves as House Chair of the Joint Workers’ Compensation Oversight Sub-committee. Sally is a former Executive Director for the Charles County Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the Tri County Council for Southern Maryland and the Southern Maryland Agricultural Commission. Sally was the first female to chair the Southern Maryland Delegation, the Charles County Board of Zoning Appeals and the Greater Waldorf Jaycees. Sally is a resident of Bryantown, Maryland.
Dana is the Vice President of Nursing Services and Chief Nursing Officer for the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center located in La Plata, MD. Prior to relocating to Southern Maryland in April 2013, Dana has served in Nursing Leadership roles for 15 years, and has been a licensed Registered Nurse for more than 25 years. Her nursing career has included seven states and sixteen facilities in numerous care delivery roles and population groups. Dana holds a Masters Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix, Arizona campus and Bachelors Degree in Nursing from University of Toledo. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Organization for Nurse Executives, and the American Nurses Association. Dana is a resident of La Plata, Maryland.
Dr. Kaufman has been Medical Director of CCNRC since 2006. He is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine. His post-doctoral studies were at Georgetown University Hospital, where he specialized in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. Dr. Kaufman also graduated from The George Washington University with a Master’s degree in Information Technology, with a special interest in the use of electronic health records. He was certified by the American Medical Directors Association as a Medical Director in Long Term Care in 1999. In 2013 Dr. Kaufman retired after 38 years in the private practice of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases in the southern Maryland area and is a resident of Fort Washington, Maryland.
Kathleen is a full-time Professor of Nursing at the College of Southern Maryland where she provides didactic and clinical education in acute care settings to Registered Nursing students. Kathleen retired from Civista Medical Center (currently Charles Regional Medical Center) in 2005 after 22 years of service as a registered nurse. During her tenure there, Kathleen held several positions including Clinical Nurse Specialist and Director of Nursing.

As an Elected Councilman for the Town of La Plata since 2009, Joe is an active participant in the happenings of both La Plata and Charles County. Joe has served as an Appointed Treasurer Chief Financial Officer for the Town as well as an Elected Treasurer for Charles County. Prior to his political career, Joe developed and built small commercial and residential projects in Charles County and also operated a full service car wash in Washington, DC. Joe has served in the Maryland Army National Guard and has been involved in many volunteer organizations including Christmas in April, Rotary International, and Lifestyles of Maryland. Joe has served as the Local President for the American Heart Association and eventually served as the Chairman of their Board for Maryland. Joe has also served as President of the Parish Council for Sacred Heart of La Plata, member of their finance committee, and was President of the Board for Archbishop Neale School.
John served in the US Navy for 26 years and is a Vietnam veteran. While stationed in Japan and Europe he flew electronic reconnaissance missions and served as the Executive Officer and Commanding Officer during his third squadron tour. Assignments stateside included faculty at the Naval Academy; USS Nimitz; and the Offices of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) and the Secretary of Defense. Retiring from the Navy, he worked as a defense consultant supporting OPNAV and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. Upon retiring from his consulting career, he began volunteer activities with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society serving on several committees and supporting special events. John is graduate of the US Naval Academy and holds a MBA from Marymount University, a MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a MS in Computer Systems Management from the US Naval Post Graduate School. John resides in McLean, VA and spends almost half his time in Charles County.
Linda is a 1976 graduate of the University Of Maryland School Of Nursing. She has worked as a Critical Care Nurse at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Southern Maryland Hospital Center and Civista Medical Center, where she also was Program Coordinator of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. She is a former President of the Maryland Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (MACVPR) and served on the Friends of Hospice Board of Directors for over 10 years. She is currently a part-time Clinical Nursing Instructor at the College of Southern Maryland and is a resident of Swan Point, Maryland.
Wayne retired from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in January 2007 after 34 years of government service. During these 34 years, Wayne maintained various positions in operations and logistics at the NAVAIR, AIR-6.0, the Naval Aviation Depot Operations Center, the Naval Aviation Logistics Center, and on active duty as a logistician with the U.S. Army. After retiring from NAVAIR, Wayne was employed with National Technologies Associates, Inc. where he worked as a Senior Depot Logistics Support Contractor. Currently Wayne is serving his second 3 year term as a Board of Director for the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UMCRMC). He is a member of UMCRMC’s Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer for the board. Wayne is a past Chairperson of UMCRMC’s Quality Council and has been active in many other organizations to include St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Charles County Veterans Memorial Committee, Milton Somers Middle School Mentor Program, Morgan State University Southern Maryland Alumni Chapter, and Fort Washington, MD Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Additionally, Wayne established the first Prostate Cancer Support Group in Charles County. Wayne currently resides in Waldorf, MD.

Randy is a Certified Public Accountant and the owner of Lakes Investment Solutions Group located in La Plata, Maryland.  He is also affiliated with Mudd & Lakes, LLC, a certified public accounting firm located in Waldorf, Maryland.  He has over 40 years of experience in public accounting.  He received a BS degree in Accounting from West Virginia Institute of Technology in 1973.  After graduating from college, Randy returned to Charles County.  In addition to working in the accounting field, Randy was also an instructor at Charles County Community College before it became the College of Southern Maryland. Randy has served on numerous Community Boards and committees including past president of the United Way of Charles County and past president of the Charles County Chamber of Commerce.  He also served on the Charles County Fair Board for over 30 years and served as treasurer.  He resides in La Plata, Maryland. Randy was attracted to serve on the Sagepoint Board of Directors due to his enhanced awareness for the needs of the communities’ aging seniors based on personal family experience.

Barbara graduated from Catholic University in 1977 with a BSN. She worked as a staff nurse, nursing supervisor, and nursing quality assurance coordinator at Southern Maryland Hospital until 1985 when she received her MS from the University of Maryland Baltimore. She worked as Assistant VP of Nursing Admin Services at Alexandria Hospital until 1988 when she accepted the then Director of Nursing position at St. Mary’s Hospital.  She worked there as the chief nurse executive, during which time her title was changed to VP for Nursing and later the position expanded to VP for Patient Services. Barbara has received professional certifications and honors including: American College of Healthcare Executives, American Organization of Nursing Executives, Certified Nurse Administrator, Advanced, Phi Kappa Phi (national honor society), and Sigma Theta Tau, (national nursing honor society). She has published a number of scholarly papers.

Retired in 2000, Barbara has volunteered for many local organizations including the Board of Directors at Civista (UMCRC) as board chair and, over 3 three-year terms, committee member on Quality Council, chair, Executive Committee, chair, Vice Chair of the board, Nominating Committee, Credentials Committee, IT Steering Committee and Ethics Committee. She has been chair and committee member in a number of organizations including Healthshare of St. Mary’s County, Civista Women’s Health Center Women’s Advisory Council, Charles County Literacy Council, Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Sagepoint Advisory Committee and other community organizations. In a less formal way, Barbara regularly assists neighbors, friends and family with medication administration, doctor visits, and various tasks, etc.  Barbara has been happily married to her husband Stan for 50 years.

Cal is a manufacturer’s representative in the contract furniture industry and owns three Laundromats in Southern Maryland. Cal is a lifetime resident of Southern Maryland having graduated from La Plata High School and later attended Elon College in North Carolina. Cal currently resides in Swan Point with his wife Maria and four children.

Christopher Norton works for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) as their Managing Director for Electric Operations and Construction. Christopher possesses more than 30 years of progressive management and financial responsibility in Engineering, Construction, Operations and Quality Assurance including more than 25 years of construction field experience. Christopher is a United States Coast Guard Licensed Merchant Marine Officer and a Registered Professional Engineer through the State of Wisconsin. Christopher holds a Master of Business Administration from Barry University and a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Bill has been the President & CEO of the Sagepoint since 2011. Prior to that, he served as the organization CFO for nine years. In addition, he serves as adjunct faculty at the UMBC Erickson School of Aging Services. He earned a B.S. in Finance from Frostburg State University, B.S. in Accounting from Towson State University, and an M.A. in Management of Aging Services from the Erickson School at UMBC. He is currently a licensed Certified Public Accountant and Nursing Home Administrator in the state of Maryland. He also serves on the boards of the Maryland Patient Safety Center and Aegis Risk Retention Group. Bill is a resident of Pasadena, Maryland.

 

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Leadership

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(Back L to R) Theresa Moran, Mike Mudd, Bill Holman, (Dennis O’Neil), Ron Wise, Pat Younger (Front L to R) Teresa Robinson, Michele Buscher, Kelsey Pearson, Denise McCann

 

 

Sagepoint Senior Living Services Board

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(Back L to R) Jon Johnson, Frank Nicolai, Bill Holman, Louis Kaufman, M.D., John Draper (Front L to R) Sue Green, Delegate Sally Jameson, Joe Norris, Carolyn Core, Dana Levy (Not Pictured: Randy Lakes)

 

Sagepoint Care Board

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(Back L to R) Mohammad Haziq, M.D., Jon Johnson, Grant McClure, Bill Holman, Louis Kaufman, M.D., Wayne Barnes (Front L to R) Sue Green, Kathy Parsons, Linda Fitzgerald, Carolyn Core, Dana Levy

 

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