Chief Financial Officer
Joe has 29 years of healthcare financial management experience. Eighteen of those years have been spent in the long term care industry. Joe has experience with local, regional and national long term care providers, including acquisitions, divestitures, system implementations and organizational restructuring. He enjoys the daily challenge of improving processes to maximize financial results without compromising clinical results. As CFO, Joe is responsible for the all aspects of the business including accounting practices, financial planning, treasury and financial reporting. Joe currently lives in Roanoke VA with his wife Mary Lynn and their 5 children.
Chief Executive Officer
Robert has over 27 years of experience as both a licensed nursing home administrator and regional director of operations in the skilled nursing and rehabilitation industry. He has managed both nursing homes and assisted living facilities across the United States. Robert brings a sincere passion for the elderly, and an intensely strong work ethic, which he attributes to his very close relationship with his grandparents and his parents. As CEO Robert is directly responsible for the fiscal and efficient operations of all of Kissito Healthcare’s senior care entities. Robert resides in his hometown of White Sulphur Springs, WV with his wife, four daughters and grandson. He is actively engaged in his church and his personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Chief Nursing Officer
Kathy Sanders is a Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. She is also a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Kathy has thirty plus years of nursing experience. Kathy worked her way up from a certified nursing assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Director of Clinical Services to a Vice President of Clinical Services in a variety of healthcare settings. Kathy possesses strong clinical expertise in the field of long term care and post acute care. She demonstrates a strong personal commitment and passion for the delivery of healthcare services over a broad spectrum. Kathy has served on a variety of committees with the West Virginia and Virginia Healthcare Associations. Kathy and husband Michael have three children, one granddaughter, two dogs and live in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia.
Chairman of the Board, Kissito Healthcare, Inc.
Wayne Fuquay has more than twenty years of consulting experience with publicly and privately owned companies. His own consulting firm specializes in crisis and turnaround management for senior executives of manufacturing and service industry. He has served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of both public and private companies. He’s a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) with a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Dallas.
Director, Kissito Healthcare, Inc.
After high school graduation, Reverend David Erickson served two years of active duty with the United States Marine Corps. Following his service, he worked for many companies in different capacities until 1980, when he graduated from Catonsville College and was ordained into the Baptist ministry. Since then, Reverend Erickson has served as senior pastor of Watersedge Baptist Church.
Director, Kissito Healthcare, Inc. | President
Tom Clarke is Founder of Kissito Healthcare International and President & CEO of parent company Kissito Healthcare. Tom has held leadership positions within large academic teaching hospitals in the University of Massachusetts Medical School system, including those of Associate Administrator and CFO. As CEO of Kissito Healthcare, Tom has focused on quality and operation improvements for a wide range of post-acute settings over the last 19 years. Tom holds a Master’s of Science in Business with a concentration in Health Care Management from the University of Maine. Tom, his wife Ana, son Samuel and daughters Annasophia and Amelia, enjoy the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains on their farm outside of Roanoke.
Director, Kissito Healthcare, Inc.
Ana Clarke has been actively involved in human services both in the care of children, education, and healthcare. Ana served as the leader of the Children’s Ministry in her Church and as a native Venezuelan, she spent four years in Venezuela working with abandoned children, both as an Administrator of children’s homes and as an Administrative Officer over nine homes and a school. Tom and Ana are the proud parents of Samuel, born in 2009, Annasophia born in 2011, and Amelia in 2013.