Our Team

The Founders:

Directors:

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Brad Parrish
Chief Operating Officer

Brad’s 18 years of home care and hospice leadership experience affords him a deep understanding of home care and hospice operations, as well as the relationship between financial performance and quality outcomes driven by operating processes and practices. His effective analysis, education and communication of operational metrics and relationship to performance at all levels make him a great fit for the Mission Healthcare team. He plans to utilize the perspectives he gained from large-scale, multi-state home health and hospice organizations to advance Mission’s dedication to patient care, customer service and employee satisfaction, without losing the culture that sets Mission apart from the rest. Brad received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his master’s degree from Bellevue University. You can find him spending his free time with his wife, Carrie, and their four children, as well as running, hiking or watching Longhorns football – Hook ‘em Horns!


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Todd Fontenot
Chief Financial Officer

Todd is a skilled strategic partner with more than 12 years of hands-on Financial Management experience. His ability to analyze an organization’s critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities, as well as develop innovative and cost effective solutions makes him a great addition to the Mission Healthcare team. Todd will leverage his knowledge of business intelligence and forecasting to help develop the vision and growth of Mission Healthcare’s three service lines throughout Southern California. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and his MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University. When he isn’t developing Mission’s next forecast, Todd enjoys spending time with his family, running, and watching college football. He moved to San Diego from Baton Rouge, LA, and is enjoying life on the west coast.


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Brenda Boggioni - PHR
Human Resources Director

Brenda brings over 25 years of human resources and management experience with an extensive background in team building, customer service and training. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from SDSU with a minor in Organizational Psychology.  Although she is new to the healthcare industry, her long-term association with Mission Healthcare gives her a unique understanding of the organizational philosophy and commitment to patient care; the "heartbeat" of the company. Brenda is an avid sports fan, a voracious reader and workout enthusiast.  Born and raised in San Diego, she also loves traveling to Hawaii as often as possible.  She says that she could not be more excited to join the Mission Team!


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Diane Logan - RN, BSN
Director of Nursing - Home Health

Diane graduated from Cal State Dominguez Hills and has been working in the home health industry since 1995. She has been the Director of Patient Care Services for Mission Home Health since 2011. In her free time she enjoys running, competing in triathlons and cheering on the Chicago Bears and the Alabama Crimson Tide!


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Warren D. Smith - DPT
Director of Rehabilitation Services - Home Health

Warren attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a B.S. in Finance. He then moved to Southern California to attend grad school at USC where he got his Doctor of Physical Therapy. He made is official move to San Diego in 2003. Warren brings 11 years of home health and physical therapy experience to Mission Home Health. He has educated and trained over 60 physical and occupational therapists in vestibular rehab in the Southern California market. He is an avid golfer and skier and enjoys spending time with his son, Gavin.


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Paul Scalone
Operations Manager - Home Care

Born and raised in San Diego, Paul brings over 10 years of experience in health care, with special attention to customer service and professionalism. He most recently worked for a top-rated Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) multi-specialty physician’s group closely associated with one of the largest district hospitals in North San Diego County, focusing on supply chain services, facility and project management. He enjoys spending time with his daughter, family and is an auto enthusiast with a passion for gourmet cooking.


Laura Semmler

Laura Semmler
Executive Director - Hospice

Laura has a varied background in nursing experience spanning the last 27 years. As a former Navy wife, she has practiced nursing in eight states. Laura earned her MBA specifically with the plan to lead a team of hospice professionals to provide the very best care possible. Laura has more than 7 years of hospice experience, which include starting as a field case manager and eventually transitioning to the position of executive leadership. She has practical long-term care knowledge that comes from her time as a Director of Nursing for four years in Ohio. She worked in both Virginia and Hawaii for Ross Laboratories for more than 5 years, where she learned the value of relationship building and customer service. Laura specialized in emergency room and intensive care nursing during her 15 years of hospital-based clinical experience. She currently works per diem at a local hospital and believes deeply in the role hospice care can play for patients who are facing end of life issues. Although a cure is no longer possible, hope remains to live each day to the fullest in the company of family and friends with the best quality of life possible.  It is likely you can find Laura running a half marathon anytime throughout the year. Her favorite pastime is spending time with her three amazing children, whom she calls her “pride and joy.”


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Troy Barth, Comptia A+, Network+, Security+
Director of IT

Troy is the Director of IT at Mission Healthcare, with the responsibility for the entire IT operation. He holds a Bacholor's Degree in Computer Science and has over six years experience working in the information technology industry. He has a passion for technology and enjoys playing music in his free time.


Our Caregivers:

Our nurses and therapists are kind, caring, hard-working professionals. Each proactive individual has the client's health and best interest at heart.

Every one of our nurses and therapists are licensed and insured. Plus, we carefully screen all employees for criminal records, and professional violations. And of course we check all references thoroughly.