Jim Happ

Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer

Jim founded HomeFirst Home Healthcare in 2020 and is responsible for leading the company towards achieving its’ mission, vision, and strategic goals.

His career in home healthcare spans four decades and includes both financial and operational executive leadership roles for local, regional, and national home healthcare providers.

Jim has experienced significant change and evolution in the home healthcare industry.  Through it all, he understands the importance of individual and organizational core values as he guides HomeFirst to become an organization that strives for excellence.  Jim says “this is a people serving people industry and we must treat everyone that we encounter just as we would want to be treated.  Our core values of respect, integrity, dignity, and compassion need to guide our daily actions.”

Jim has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting from Miami University, a master’s degree in business administration from Nova Southeastern University and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

During his leisure time, Jim enjoys exercise that includes a long bike ride on a warm south Florida afternoon.

Lisa Potter

Chief Financial Officer

Lisa joined HomeFirst Home Healthcare as the Chief Financial Officer in 2023.  She brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience at national health systems and in the post-acute healthcare arena, specializing in the Homecare and Hospice industry.

Most recently Lisa was the Chief Financial Officer for a large home health provider where she played an intregal part in growing both Net Revenue and EBITDA.  Previously, Lisa was the Chief Financial Officer for a national hospice organization with 55 service locations.  Lisa assisted in the successful sale of the organization in 2020.

Having a passion for providing services to patients and families in the home, Ms. Potter held the Chief Financial Officer role for a regional provider of health at home for 8 years, partnering with multiple health systems, as well as the State of Colorado to provide home-based telehealth services to patients with congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and diabetes.

Lisa holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Accounting from the University of Arizona, a master’s of science degree in Healthcare Services Administration and a master’s in business administration from the University of St. Francis.

Lisa lives in Westminster, Colorado with her husband and three children.

Amanda McFaddin

Senior Vice President of Compliance

Amanda McFaddin serves as the Compliance Officer and is responsible for compliance with all federal, state, local, and 3rd Party laws and regulations, as well as managing regulatory and compliance investigations, audits, and information requests.

Amanda has over 26 years of experience in healthcare, with 15 years in the home health and hospice industry.

She has a bachelor’s degree in healthcare management and a master’s degree in health informatics.

Amanda honorably served eight years in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman and EMT.  She and her husband reside in Tennessee have two beautiful children together.

Kari Byrne

Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations

Kari Byrne joined the leadership team at HomeFirst Home Healthcare at its launch and currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations.  She brings to the HomeFirst team over 30 years of home health clinical and operational experience working with both regional and national companies within the home health industry.

During her time at HomeFirst, Kari has been an integral part of the team overseeing enterprise-wide the clinical, operational, quality, and technology teams.  She has executed and supported acquisition integration in Georgia, North Carolina, and Alabama.  She blends her passion for home care with her business and clinical expertise and partners with the C-suite team to drive the operations of the company toward the future. She is focused on HomeFirst’s vision for growth, efficient processes and service while creating a culture of honor and excellence along the way.

A registered nurse by trade, she studied at the University of Tennessee and holds a degree in nursing from Motlow College.  She lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee with her husband, and loves spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Brittney James

Vice President of Administration

Brittney James, RN, MSN, is the Vice President of Administration at HomeFirst Home Healthcare. A graduate of Cumberland University and Grand Canyon University, Brittney has 15 years of experience in home health specializing in Clinical Informatics and Clinical Operations.

Brittney utilizes her skills to educate other employees on using progressive systems and applications to ensure processes for the company are utilized efficiently.

Brittney currently lives in Lebanon, Tennessee and when she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family camping, boating, and traveling.

Cassie Glover

Human Resources Administrator

Cassie Glover is the Human Resources Administrator at HomeFirst Home Healthcare. Cassie has over 13 years’ experience in home health payroll, human resource management, and benefits administration.

She has worked for 15 years providing executive level support to Directors, Vice Presidents, and CEO’s.  Her desire is to educate and assist employees with the payroll and human resources aspects of their employment.

When she is not at work, Cassie loves spending time with her family and her miniature Schnauzer, Ollie.