Meet the SeniorBridge Jacksonville Team
Dorothy Burns, RN, MSN, MBA, CCM
Director, Florida Operations
Dorothy's diverse background and more than 35 years experience in healthcare and hospital management significantly influence her clinical and operational leadership of SeniorBridge's branches in the coastal communities of central Florida. Prior to joining the SeniorBridge family she served as Vice President of Clinical Operations at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne where she led strategic planning and monitored safety and quality control for surgical, trauma and patient care services. Before her promotion to Vice President, Dorothy was the Director of Patient Care Services and was instrumental in the development of the hospital's Heart Center. She went on to lead an award winning team designing stroke care and organ donation programs. Specializing in critical care, Dorothy's nursing career includes serving as a Nurse Manager in the Intensive Care Unit at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania and more than 12 years as a rehabilitative, home care and long term care nurse. She is an adjunct nursing faculty member at Brevard Community College in Palm Bay and at University of Central Florida in Orlando. Dorothy holds a Master of Science in Nursing with a Clinical Nurse Specialty from Widener University in Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from University of Central Florida. She is licensed by the State of Florida as a Registered Nurse.
Terry Carter, RN, CCM
Executive Director/Director of Client Services
Terry brings 35 years experience as a Registered Nurse, primarily working in the home health care field. Prior to joining SeniorBridge, Terry worked as Director of Nursing at Crdentia Health Care and ATS Health Services in Jacksonville, Florida. She has also served as Case Manager for CHCS Services, Inc. in Weston, Florida and Director of Nursing at Maxicare Home Health and ContinueCare Home Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Terry's breadth of experience also includes having working in the Intensive Care Unit, recovery room and cardiac step-down unit within the hospital setting in Virginia and Pennsylvania. Terry received her nursing education at The Robert Packer School of Nursing in Sayre, Pennsylvania where she graduated with a diploma in Nursing. Terry holds licensure in the state of Florida as a Registered Nurse and also holds a Certified Case Manager certification.
Regional Director of Professional Relations
Jim brings more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare field with particular expertise in sales and business development, new product launches, joint ventures and startups. He started his career in healthcare at Beecham/Smith Kline Beecham, where he worked for 21 years, making his way up from sales representative to senior district sales manager. Prior to joining SeniorBridge, Jim served as Vice President of Business Development at Strategica, Inc., where he successfully negotiated lucrative joint venture ancillary service contracts with hospitals and large multi-specialty practice groups. Other career highlights include introducing telehealth patient tracking initiatives and physician patient oversight software into the Florida market as Vice President of Business Development as Amedisys Home Health Care. and being as a the Eastern Regional Sales Director responsible for initial sales alignment, recruitment, compensation and sales reporting at Covidien. Jim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from University of South Florida in Tampa and completed a graduate course in Strategic Business Planning from Washington University at St. Louis. Jim has completed a number of trainings, including but not limited to: professional presentation skills, coaching the professional salesperson, situational leadership and referral focused sales training. Jim is also bilingual and proficient in Spanish.
Ashleigh Evelyn Drysdale Box
Director of Professional Relations
Ashleigh has been a resident of the Jacksonville area for four years and has a strong compassionate, inner drive for helping others and attending to individual needs and concerns. Ashleigh brings more than 8 years of experience in the healthcare field including business development, management, sales and marketing and recruitment to her role as Director of Professional Relations. Prior to joining SeniorBridge, she served as an account representative for a medical device company that provided powered wheelchairs to those with limited mobility in their home. Another career highlight includes being responsible for all aspects of admissions marketing and management at a short-term rehab/nursing facility. Ashleigh has also worked at a company that provided private duty nursing, companion/sitter services and staffing in healthcare facilities, where she started as a healthcare sales recruiter and eventually worked her way up to an Account Manager and opened a new office up for the company in a territory that needed services. Ashleigh earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing from Radford University in Radford, Virginia.