Southland Leadership

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Mrs. Ramsey brings over a decade of experience and leadership in home health and hospice settings to Southland. Mrs. Ramsey’s background in nursing sets the foundation for the compassionate and quality care she works to instill in all of Southland’s health care offerings. Mrs. Ramsey believes prioritizing patient care is of the utmost importance in home-based health services. Prior to her current role, Mrs. Ramsey served as VP of Operations for Accentcare’s Texas divisions where she was at the forefront of 17 successful strategic agencies with annual revenues in excess of $80M and an overall quality 4 STAR rating.

Lori began her nursing career in 1989 as a critical care nurse, specializing in neuro and trauma care. Lori found her greatest joy in home health, where she has compassionately served for the last 28 years. Lori has spent the last two decades as a home health administrator, facilitating home health acquisitions, managing hospital-based home health agencies, and managing agencies for national home health organizations. Lori’s passion remains home health and she strives to develop relationships with those who share in her commitment to providing exceptional care.

“My mission is to always keep our patients our priority by providing extraordinary care and excellence in customer service.”

Mr. Johnson has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare operations across the acute and post-acute care spaces. His career has included a number of senior executive roles managing multi-site, geographically diverse portfolios of skilled nursing facilities, long-term acute care hospitals, and home healthcare agencies. Among David’s most recent assignments he served as Senior Vice President, Texas Home Health for Accentcare in Dallas, TX where he was responsible for 22 agencies serving approximately 7,000 patients and generating over $100M in annual revenue. David holds a Bachelor of Science, General Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a Masters of Business Administration, Operations and Finance from the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

“Southland is a unique collection of agencies that provide our patients a full continuum of skilled, home-based services that can’t easily be found elsewhere.”

Sarah Johnson began her career in healthcare as a caregiver. She transitioned to an Activities Director, where she found her passion for counseling families through challenging times. After spending three years in this space, Sarah transitioned to hospice care. 

“Nothing is more rewarding than leading a team with the same compassion and drive towards helping more families get such an amazing service for their loved ones.”

Ms. Tellez has spent the last 13 years caring for others in the healthcare space. She has helped make a difference for others through inpatient rehabilitation and quality assurance. Ms. Tellez holds a Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration.

“My goal at Southland is to share the work we do with patients and their families.”