Lana Wilde, CEO and founder of Mountain Home Care graduated from North Greenville University and continued her studies at the University of South Carolina. Lana's passion for helping people and advocating for clients was the driving force that led her to create Mountain Home Care. Her role as Chief Administrator also allows her to collaboratively find solutions for families on a daily basis. Lana's greatest joy is the peace she sees in her clients' eyes when they understand that their loved one is being well cared for, in their home, by people that feel and act like family. Along with her passion for helping her clients, she also participates on various boards and committees that emphasize the care of senior citizens. In her free time, Lana enjoys being involved with the choir at her church, Arden Presbyterian Church. She also enjoys Spin Class, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Executive Vice President
Jim holds a degree from the University of South Carolina in business administration and is an Army veteran. He has a strong background in Human Resources and worked as Vice President of Sonopress (now Arvato Digital Services) for many years, eventually leaving to join the family business. In addition to Human Resources duties, Jim advises, interviews and is involved in administration and organization development.
Jim is an avid hiker and has completed more than 450 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Family comes first in his life. He is married to Lana and they have 2 sons and 5 grandchildren.
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Jeremy graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in management and has a Certification of Gerontology from Western University. He is responsible for the marketing end of the business and is a Certified Home Care Sales Professional (CHCSP). In addition to face-to-face selling, he participates in health fairs, trade shows, and continuing education conferences and seminars.
Jeremy has served on the board of the Asheville Rotary Club, is a Leadership Ashevile 28 graduate and a Henderson County Chamber member. He and his wife Janet have 2 daughters. Jeremy is always up for a game of golf!
Vice President, CFO
Jason graduated from University of South Carolina with a business degree. He also has an MBA from Western Carolina University. Jason oversees recruiting of potential caregivers and handles everything from the scheduling of initial interviews to turning employees over for the orientation process. Jason is also the “go to” guy for all things technology related in the office.
He is involved in various non-profits and is the upcoming 2017 president of the Hendersonville Rotary Club.
Jason and his wife Diane have 3 children. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and particularly cycling, once having been president of the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club.
Agency Director/Operations Manager
John received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina and his J.D. from the University of South Carolina. John’s role allows him to be involved in all aspects of Mountain Home Care’s business and allows him to support staff with everything from client relations to scheduling. As a native of Hendersonville, John is thrilled to be working in his hometown.
Jean has a nursing degree and a Masters in Community Health Management. She works with caregivers, serving as a coach, and is available anytime a question arises. She also performs evaluations of caregivers. Jean is the first step in determining clients’ needs and periodically reevaluating to determine if needs have changed and if clients are satisfied with their care. She is also a Certified PAC Trainer.
Jean became a nurse in 1970 and has loved being in the medical field. She and her husband Joe enjoy living in the mountains of WNC and Jean enjoys gardening and reading in her spare time.
Lori, an RN, works directly with clients. She performs assessments and does quarterly visits with clients to determine if needs have changed and that patients are satisfied. She is a Care Manager for Humana and also the resident Spanish speaker.
Originally from Miami, Lori loves living in the mountains of WNC with her young son. Lori is grateful to help her clients and make a positive impact in their lives.
Janet holds a bachelor’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill, and has been a Certified Case Manager for 10 years. She works directly with clients and is a Care Manager for Humana. Janet loves being with clients and helping them to stay well and independent. She and her husband Ron are glad to back in Asheville, (Janet’s hometown). They enjoy the beauty of the mountains while spending time with family and the many friends who like to come visit.
Claudia was formerly a CNA and has been a scheduler for over 15 years. It is Claudia’s job to make sure the staff has assignments and to balance the needs of clients with care providers. She ensures that information is disseminated and is available for staff support.
Claudia is a grandmother to 7 and enjoys crafts, painting ceramics, knitting, crocheting and cooking.