Tad, Executive Director
Debbie, Director of Human Resources
Regional Manager of Social Work and Admissions
Lauren has been a Nephrology Social Worker for over 8 years. She graduated in 2005 from North Carolina State University with her BSW, East Carolina University with her MSW in 2006, and earned her Clinical License in 2011. Before entering the dialysis world she did her Masters Level internship in Abdominal Transplant at UNC Hospitals. This North Carolina transplant has been in Alaska for almost 3 years and absolutely loves our beautiful state. She is married to a C-17 pilot and has two adorable dogs that she loves more than fro-yo and sharpie markers. Her hobbies include hiking, fishing, and football. She is very passionate about kidney disease and helping those affected.
Dawn, HR Generalist
Dawn has been with Liberty Dialysis since 2008. She started as a receptionist however in 2014 earned a spot on the Human Resources team and loves it! While Dawn currently lives in the Seattle area, she grew up visiting family in Alaska regularly and has always thought of it as such a beautiful, special place. Dawn has two young children who keep her very busy, but when she’s able to she loves running, reading, and traveling. Liberty Dialysis has been an amazing company to work for and she is so thankful she got her foot in the door all those years ago!
Nancy, Recruiting Coordinator
Nancy has been with Liberty since October 2018. She graduated from the University of Washington in March 2019 with a BA in Public Health and Spanish. She says that “working with Denali Dialysis and Liberty Dialysis has been amazing” and she feels very lucky to be able to have her first “grown-up” job be with such a great company. She has truly grown and learned so much. She majored in Public Health because she wanted to get into the healthcare field and Denali and Liberty have allowed her to do just that. While she is in HR and not involved in direct patient care she likes knowing that she plays a small part in making sure our patients are taken care of by helping to find the best people to work at our wonderful clinics. When she is not working, she loves taking her Siberian Husky puppy to the dog park, spending time with her family, and going to Disneyland. Nancy looks forward to continuing to grow with this company
Director of Operations
Julie graduated from UAA, and immediately went to work at Providence as a Medical/Oncology staff RN. She remained at Providence for 14 months. An opportunity to join the Fresenius Home Team presented itself and Julie has never looked back. She quickly feel in love with teaching and providing the necessary skills to be able to return her patients to their homes, communities, and families with the knowledge to perform dialysis autonomously in their own environments. She joined the Liberty Home Team in June of 2013, and over the years has moved up into different leadership roles, Charge RN, RN Home Manager, and now Director of Operations for both Liberty Clinics. Julie is grateful to have Home Dialysis as her foundation as it has made her see the road ahead from the perspective that all roadblocks have a way around them, no obstacle is too large, and while the road may be bumpy at times, it does make the journey more memorable. Julie is a wife and a mother of 2 very energetic children, ages 7 and 10, and she is all about making life memorable for herself and her family. She looks forward to the challenging work ahead in her new role as Director of Operations.
Kayla, RN Manager of Education & Regulatory
Kayla moved to Alaska from south Louisiana in 2010 after receiving her BSN in Nursing. She started her career in dialysis and although she ventured out into hospital nursing floating to various fields, dialysis called her back home. Kayla fell in love with building relationships with patients, learning their stories, and taking care of the whole patient. She knew Liberty would be her second home when she read the part of their motto stating “ patient focused.” She enjoys providing education and continued guidance to the superior team that cares for the patients. Go team Liberty! When Kayla is not at her second home she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, shopping local, and baking.