About Aegis Home Care
Aegis Home care has one simple goal: to ensure that a phone call to Aegis Home Care is like calling home. Our commitment to you is that we will listen to you, help with your specific needs, and provide caregivers that you can always rely on and trust.
Protecting and supporting vulnerable people is at the heart of our company - that's why we chose "Aegis" as our name (it means 'protection, support, and advocacy'). Whether lending a hand to an older adult in order to allow them to "age in place" or providing assistance to a family with dealing with a care crisis, we strive to offer the most professional and personalized home care available...and we will always be your advocate for safe and effective care in your place of residence.
Alan has over 30 years of health care experience in North Carolina. He has worked in small, medium and large community, governmental, and academic facilities as a clinician, as well as in operations management, business development, strategic planning and marketing. During his career, he has held numerous front line, clinical, managerial and leadership positions within a number of READ MORE
Matthew has over 25 years of healthcare experience in North Carolina, having worked for healthcare providers (Duke University Health System) and health insurers (BC/BS, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Coventry Healthcare). His core experiences have primarily revolved around healthcare financing and contracting. He has worked in the medical communities of nearly every county READ MORE
Kathleen has over 29 years of health care experience. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with honors in 1985 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, after which she practiced nursing until entering law school in 1988. As a nurse, she cared for patients in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and ambulatory care facilities. She has cared for READ MORE
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Andy Cason | Office Administrator
Andy grew up in North Carolina and has worked in Health Care for 20+ years. She began her career in College providing Applied Behavior Analysis to Autistic children and adults and she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from George Mason University and her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Maryland. Andy joined Aegis more than five years ago. Her hands-on READ MORE
Linda Chegash | Assistant Office Manager
Linda joined our team in March 2017 after retiring from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with 34 years of administrative management experience. Most of her professional work has been within the UNC School of Medicine where she held several division manager positions. Her last tenure was with the UNC Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Linda’s fortes are READ MORE
Tracy Fletcher | Finance Manager
Tracy grew up in North Carolina and after graduating from ECU in 1987, started her career in banking. She has been in the accounting/finance field ever since, although she took a small break to raise her now 18-year old daughter. Tracy has been with Aegis over three years as Finance Manager and plays a key role in everything related to making sure invoicing and payroll run smoothly, so she's always READ MORE
Cathy Feole, RN | Nurse Supervisor
Helping families through transitioning and challenging times is very important to Cathy. With the client as a focus, she feels it is important to work with the entire family and their unique situation to bring about wellness and the best possible quality of life. Cathy received her BSN from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and spent the first ten years of her career as an intensive care nurse. READ MORE
Nancy Ranta, RN | Nurse Supervisor
Nancy has 30 years of clinical nursing experience in hospitals, home health care, clinics, and home care. At the age of 20, she got her first job in healthcare as a nurse's assistant in a 40 bed Alzheimer's unit, and that experience was the beginning of her life long passion for taking care of and advocating for the elderly. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the State University of NY at Binghamton, READ MORE
Sue Shivar, RN | Nurse Supervisor
Sue enjoys listening to clients/patients and their families talk about what’s important to them, what brings them joy, and what’s difficult or not going so well. With experience in hospitals, clinics, community nursing, and home care she strives to provide comprehensive and holistic care. A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing, she is a Certified Case Manager, a Certified Advance Care Planning READ MORE
Patricia Terrell, RN | Nurse Supervisor
Patricia has over 45 years of health care experience in NC. She is a retired nurse from DUMC after 33 years of service working in medical/surgical units. She also has urgent care, nursing home, clinical, and home health experience. Patricia received LPN certificate in 1972 from DTCC and AD Nursing from Duke/DTCC LPN to RN program in 1997. Patricia has been a life long resident of Durham, NC.
Kerry Millikan | Office Manager
Kerry Millikan has spent most of her career in the education field with over 25 years of classroom instruction, homeschooling, and private tutoring. She has also helped with the administration of her husband’s landscaping company for the past 17 years. Kerry earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University.
Kathy McGougan | Office Manager
Kathy McGougan has over 30 years of experience in the fields of education and literacy instruction. Kathy retired from the Moore County Schools after spending 28 years as a classroom teacher and a reading specialist with the school system. Before joining the team at Aegis Home Care in Pinehurst, she spent 2 years serving as Program Coordinator and Office Manager for the Moore County Literacy READ MORE Kathy has also written and self-published a series of books for beginning readers. Kathy enjoys visiting 2 local nursing homes weekly with her therapy dog Lily. She resides in Pinehurst, NC with her husband Charlie and their 2 therapy dogs, Buddy and Lily.
Kathy has also written and self-published a series of books for beginning readers. Kathy enjoys visiting 2 local nursing homes weekly with her therapy dog Lily. She resides in Pinehurst, NC with her husband Charlie and their 2 therapy dogs, Buddy and Lily.
Megan Fread, RN | Nurse Supervisor
Megan Fread has over 5 years of experience in healthcare, 2 of which she’s been a full time registered nurse. She spent her first year as a RN in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Nebraska where she learned to excel in family-centered care in both new life and bereavement. Since her move to North Carolina, she has done much of the same in the Obstetrics unit of FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC. She has been a member, and now chair of, her Unit Council which focuses on patient advocacy and family-based education.
Before working with Aegis Home Care, Megan served seven years in the Air National Guard where she was given a leadership role over fellow airmen and conducted several safety training sessions. She was an honor graduate of her military training where she learned emergent medical treatments and other tactical deployment skills, which have aided in her civilian professional development. During her military career, Megan earned her Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing in 2015 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She now resides in Carthage, NC with her husband and their two dogs, Arnie and Lucy.
Tammi Beers, RN | Nurse Supervisor
Tammi has over 30 years experience as a Registered Nurse.
She started her career in New York where she excelled in the field of Women’s and Children’s Health working at Albany Medical Center and the Neugarten Family Birth Center in Rhinebeck, NY.
She has lived in Pinehurst, NC for the past 15 years where she has continued to focus her energy on improving health in our community. Since living in Pinehurst she has worked at Pinehurst Surgical Clinic, RHA Health Services, and First Health Moore Regional Hospital.
Tammi brings unique qualities to our Aegis team as she has experience in nursing leadership, clinical coordination, project management, Compassion Care and specializes in Holistic Nutrition education.
She lives in Pinehurst with her husband, Tom, 2 college age daughters Lynsi and Leah, and their spunky Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Milo.