Changemakers: Joel Theisen, Founder and CEO, Lifesprk

Minnesota-based whole person senior services provider Lifesprk is working to change the experiences people have as they age. Led by founder and CEO Joel Theisen, Lifesprk is doing so by leveraging people, processes and technology. The company’s overall goal: to create a meaningful experience that allows older adults to maintain their passions and social well-being […]

Changemakers: Paul Kusserow, President and CEO, Amedisys

When Paul Kusserow was named CEO of Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) in December 2014, he knew he was taking over a “hub-and-spoke” business model that was in a downward tailspin. One major issue was that Amedisys had “completely lost touch” with the home health care market and the clinicians it’s built on, according to Kusserow. […]

Changemakers: Shelly Sun, Founder and CEO, BrightStar Care

With a background in accounting rather than home care, BrightStar Care founder and CEO Shelly Sun has embodied changemaking from the inception of her company, which today is a franchiser of in-home care services spanning more than 340 locations in the U.S. with several lines of business. Having launched the Illinois-based company in 2002, BrightStar […]