Sharon Gorman is the Founder for Certified Care Management, LLC. As a Certified Care Manager and Advanced Professional with the Aging Life Care Association, she brings over 17 years of experience to the field of senior care and family advocacy. Her responsibilities and those of her team, include an initial assessment, creation of care plan and the ongoing management of changing needs for individuals of all ages. Our clients receive personalized care consultation in making health, wealth and legal decisions that impact their everyday lives.
Sharon is also a recent past President of Aging Ahead Foundation Board, a position for which she is quite proud. Best known for the Meals on Wheels Program and over 20 Senior Centers. Sharon is a recent past member of the Aging Life Care Association Midwest Chapter Board of Directors, serving 13 states and is the current Unit Leader for the Missouri Chapter of the Aging Life Care Association. Sharon also proudly serves on the Community Advisory Board for the Missouri Baptist Medical Center.
Sharon has also served on many community boards such as the Jewish Federation Woman’s Philanthropy, the Breakthrough Coalition, the Covenant Place Advisory and the Foundation Board of Directors. She is currently Chair of the St. Louis Care Alliance, an inspired group of industry leaders in health care.
Prior to Certified Care Management, Sharon was the Director of one of the largest home care companies in St. Louis. In this role, she was responsible for the client experience, from start to finish. Sharon has a degree in Psychology from Indiana University and now lives in Chesterfield with her husband, Michael Gorman. Michael is a Physical Therapist and owner of iMovePT. As you can imagine, they spend a lot of time discussing the health and well-being of those they serve. Between the two of them, they have four children and two dogs, Cooper and Daisy. The inn is full and they feel lucky!
Laura Mullen is a Certified Care Manager for Certified Care Management, LLC. Laura is passionate about seniors and has 20 years of experience working in senior care in different capacities. She started as a dining room server which ignited this passion. This led her to pursue a BS in Gerontology from Missouri State University. Laura most recently worked for a Primary Care Physician’s office that focused only on patients 65 and older.
Prior to that she has worked in Activities, as Director of Admissions and as a Social Services Coordinator for several skilled nursing and independent living communities. Laura’s experiences allowed her to fully live her passion by developing relationships with residents and patients and help them safely “age in place” with the assistance of caregivers and guidance in navigating the healthcare system. Laura is excited be a part of CCM to continue serving others.
Laura lives in Affton with her husband, Matt, and their three dogs. They enjoy spending time on their deck, maintaining their garden in the summer, walking the dogs, and traveling anywhere as life allows.
Paula Mogley is a Care Manager for Certified Care Management, LLC with more than 8 years of experience working in the healthcare field and senior care communities in the St. Louis market. She brings a professional background and training in home health, memory care, hospice and pain management. She is an advocate for independent-minded adults who may need a little help to live the quality of life they want and deserve!
In addition to earning her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Paula has participated in Executive Management coursework through Washington University’s Olin School of Business. She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner and serves as a volunteer on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s committee.
Paula and her husband Bob, have lived in several amazing homes and local communities throughout their marriage, and currently reside in Chesterfield—where they enjoy the company of their two young-adult children and their Cocker Spaniel, Touhy. Celebrating special moments with family and friends, as well as supporting seniors is a passion they share, including a background in advertising and media. In her free time, Paula loves dabbling in interior design and floral creations…things are always changing in the Mogley household!
Kim Clark is a Care Manager for Certified Care Management, LLC and has 9 years experience doing direct care for clients. Her experience is extraordinarily vast and she enjoys doing and teaching caregiving skills to others. She is truly passionate about seeing clients succeed and thrive, while being the most independent they can be. All of this makes her the best fit for our model to be a personal care consultant and advocate, working through challenges that often occur in the field of healthcare.
Prior to that, her work in the field was in a dental practice where she spent over 15 years working in every aspect of patient service for a practice with multiple offices, caring for adult and pediatric patients alike.
Kim is mother and loves her family time. She also has two furry babies that keep her busy and think she is the best. Who could ask for more? She loves to take them on walks and they love going. In her personal time she loves to travel, hike, and of course shop!! Kim‘s true love in life is loving others and making their lives better.
Stephanie Powers is a Care Manager for Certified Care Management, LLC. Having over 10 years of supervisory experience of in-home health staff, Stephanie is passionate about advocating for the best quality personal care services for each client.
Most recently spending the past 6 years as the Director of a Consumer Directed Services agency, she has a well-versed knowledge of Medicaid and how to access services under this program. She has completed training as a Certified Manager of In-Home Service Providers authorized by the Department of Health and Senior Services.
Her career has allowed her to build great relationships with seniors and the residential communities they call home, with prior community outreach as Volunteer and Event Sponsor with SAGE Metro St. Louis, now SAGE of PROMO Fund.
Stephanie likes to play in her garden, likes hiking (using the term loosely), painting. and walks with her dogs Daisy & Riff.
Rachel Zurbriggen is a Care Manager for Certified Care Management, LLC. Rachel is a compassionate individual with a collected 10 years of caregiving experience. She started as a young caregiver to her grandmother, who lived with her at the time and since then, has spent over five years working professionally in direct and supervisory senior care positions. Caring for her grandmother sparked an interest in Rachel, leading her to pursue work in private care. Her experiences allowed her to fully live her passion by developing relationships with one on one client focus. Her goal is and always will be, to allow individuals to safely “age in place” with the assistance of great care and much needed oversight. Rachel has taken this experience, along with a mastery of technical skills and the ability to be a true problem solver, to become an outstanding care manager for Certified Care Management.
Rachel lives in Herculaneum with her husband, Zachary, and their two dogs. They enjoy spending time working out, thrifting, being outdoors, hiking with the dogs, camping, shopping and traveling anywhere this life allows. Rachel also enjoys her time with her godson, Carter.
Eleonora ‘Ella’ Kuznetsova is the Registered Nurse for Certified Care Management, LLC. She has worked in either a hospital, a home care setting or in a doctors office over the past 25 years. Ella has experience with infusion therapy, wound care and phlebotomy and has served as an educator and mentor in all of the above.
Ella has a calming influence in stressful situations and possesses the critical thinking required to make good, sound decisions. We can count on Ella to set up medicine and do vitals, as well as to participate in medical care and patient education. As a bonus, Ella speaks both Russian and Italian fluently. Ella has travelled extensively and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.
We’re thrilled to offer a team of nurses for this critical element to our care management services for the clients we serve.
Tina Rudloff is the Care Support Manager for Certified Care Management, LLC. Tina’s role is to support the care management team as each manager supports the clients we serve. This is accomplished by managing caregiver schedules, both on our team and on agency teams we work with as well. She also assists with collecting data and administrative tasks such as payroll and invoicing. Tina has been in the home health field for the past 15 years, 10 as a Caregiver and 5 as a Schedule Manager. As a Schedule Manager in her most recent position, she was responsible for scheduling every level of care in such disciplines as private duty, adult day care and community care.
Personally Tina keeps very busy with 6 children and twin granddaughters. She loves to spend time outdoors, camping and driving her Jeep.
Always considering others, Tina is part of Franklin County Jeeps, a group who raise money and accompany veterans to Washington, DC to visit memorials to their service, honor and sacrifices through the Honor Flight Program.
Karen Coleman is the Administrator and Personal Client Assistant for Certified Care Management, LLC. She graduated from Hickey College and has 30+ years of experience in the field of administration. She assists with day-to-day operations for the firm, as well as direct service to our clients with bill paying, organization services, and payroll.
Meet our CCM Mascot! His name is Cooper, he’s a happy 6 year old Cocker Spaniel and an AKC Canine Good Citizen! The American Kennel Club has certified Cooper through a 10 point test, acknowledging his good manners at home and in the community. He is always available to visit and will definitely work for food!