With our extensive industry experience and resources to support advances in care, Caregiver Inc. will be a constant in delivering your highest quality of care. Our values guide our work each day to fulfill our mission to enable people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead their unique lives with dignity, independence, and inclusion. We believe in recruiting, training, and developing the best people to support the individuals we serve; enabling them with tools and technology to provide individualized supports. We care deeply about the people we serve and strive to serve their unique goals and dreams. We work with integrity, accountability, transparency, and compassion in everything we do, because we understand those we serve have a choice in providers.

<strong>Mark Lashley</strong>
Mark Lashley
Chief Executive Officer
Mark came to Caregiver with over twenty years of healthcare and leadership experience, most recently as a Division President for Rural/Metro, the nation’s second largest ambulance company until it was acquired by American Medical Response. Prior to Rural/Metro, Mark was a Vice President with Aramark Healthcare, where he lead a region that provided multiple support and technology services to over sixty (60) hospitals throughout the Southeast US and Virgin Islands.
<strong>David Smith</strong>
David Smith
Chief Financial Officer
David is a Senior finance and operating executive with a track record of growing revenue through internal development and acquisition, rapidly adapting organizations to address market and regulatory forces, and accelerating change with a pragmatic approach to execution.
<strong>Gary Nettis</strong>
Gary Nettis
Chief Development Officer
Gary is our Chief Development Officer and leads the company’s M&A strategy and team. Gary has spent the last four years in a leadership position with a private equity firm focused on cultivating relationships with private business owners. He also spent over a decade at PwC in various leadership positions. Gary received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and business pre‐law as well as an M.B.A from Ohio University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

<strong><strong>Kathy Schaaf</strong></strong>
Kathy Schaaf
Chief People Officer
In the position of Chief People Officer, Kathy will be responsible for driving positive outcomes in the areas of talent acquisition, talent management, and employee engagement – ensuring the right people excel in the right place with the right tools and motivation. Kathy holds an Executive MBA from Grand Canyon University where she studied leadership principles directly under Ken Blanchard and team.
<strong><strong>Chad Ardoin</strong></strong>
Chad Ardoin
Vice President of Clinical Operations
Chad has over twenty years of experience as an occupational therapist with the greater part of his career in leadership roles. Chad acquired his MBA from McNeese State University and has successfully spearheaded the startups of multiple companies both inside and outside of healthcare. He currently serves as the architect and leader of our company-wide specialty behavioral program, clinical nursing, and managed care pilot programs.
<strong><strong>Stephanie Robles</strong></strong>
Stephanie Robles
Director of Behavioral SERVICES

<strong><strong>Linda Fernandez</strong></strong>
Linda Fernandez
State Director, Georgia
Linda has served in healthcare administration for approximately 20 years with 6 of those years in pathology,  12 years in hospice, home health & palliative care and 2 years in I/DD operational leadership roles. She holds a double major BS degree in business administration/management (University of Phoenix), along with a degree in marketing (California State University), six sigma green belt certification (Villanova University) and hospice & palliative care administrator certification (CHPCA, inactive) from HPCC.
<strong><strong>Pete Ratekin</strong></strong>
Pete Ratekin
Vice President of Operations, Indiana & Ohio
<strong><strong>Will Blank</strong></strong>
Will Blank
Vice President of operations, Tennessee

<strong><strong><strong>Cameron Dasso</strong></strong></strong>
Cameron Dasso
Vice President, Information technologies
Cameron serves as our Vice President of Information Technology.
Prior to joining Caregiver in 2019, Cameron served for over 25 years in healthcare senior leadership. His positions included clinical management, operations, and IT in companies such as Texas Health Enterprises, Horizon Healthcare, LTC Services, and Mercy Health Systems. Most recently he spent 11 years with Golden Living Centers & Aegis Therapies as VP of IT.
<strong><strong>Rick Hampton</strong></strong>
Rick Hampton
Director, Facilities & Fleet
Rick has 35 years IDD experience including 17 years with two Texas State Supported Living Centers. 
He also was the Model Office Manager for MedQuift where he managed accounts of all large hospital chains.