Kerri Pendley joined FirstLight Home Care in January 2018 as Director of Healthcare Strategy and National Alliances. She was promoted to Vice President of Strategy in 2020. Kerri has more than 21 years of experience in healthcare operations, business development, mergers & acquisitions and start-ups. Her career started in long-term care facilities as a social service/admissions director and then as a licensed nursing home administrator. From there, her career path led to multi-state executive management experience with medical adult day programs, home care and clinical programs. Kerri has served as a board member for Illinois and Tennessee state Home Care Associations as well as the National Adult Day Services Association.