BrightStar Care Of Chattanooga Is Recipient Of Brand Advocate Of The Year At 2012 National Conference

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Rick and Amy Collett, owners of BrightStar of Chattanooga since January 9, 2012, were awarded Brand Advocate of the Year at the 2012 BrightStar Care National Conference in Nashville. 

The Brand Advocate of the Year recognizes the franchisee as a future leader who consistently looks beyond their franchise to help others grow and succeed; that has been a tremendous communicator in helping to convey the BrightStar Care identity and as the franchisee that has gone above and beyond to initiate and share new ideas that will foster growth for BrightStar Care as a whole. 

Founded in 2002, BrightStar Care, a home healthcare and staffing provider, has more than 261 locations across North America. BrightStar Care provides the full continuum of care, from private homecare for all ages to medical staffing service for healthcare facilities. While senior citizens make up the majority of the company’s private duty clientele, BrightStar Care also works with children, workers’ compensation cases, long-term care and Veteran clients, as well as private trust and public guardian payers.

"Our mission is to fill this need and give ‘peace of mind’ to our clients by providing the highest quality healthcare staffing solutions,” officials said. “We are closely involved with the families we serve and support our clients and staff with every means possible. We are people who care about people.”

BrightStar Care of Chattanooga can be contacted by calling 423 296-6640 or e-mailing Chattanooga@brightstarcare.com. BrightStar Care of Chattanooga serves Apison, Charleston, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Collegedale, East Brainerd, East Ridge, Georgetown, Harrison, Hixson, Lookout Mountain, Ooltewah, Sale Creek, Signal Mountain, Soddy Daisy, Walden and surrounding areas within Cleveland and Hamilton Counties.


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