Thomas C. Wheat
Mr. Thomas Craig Wheat is the Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Member of Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC, an exclusively pediatric private duty nursing provider. Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC. services pediatric patients from birth to 21 years of age and employs only skilled Nurses, LVN’s and RN’s, to care for our patients.
Mr. Wheat oversees the executive team members; as such, he is a part of the coterie responsible for the annual revenue, profitability and overall success and growth of Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC. He is also a part of the marketing team, responsible for educating hospital administrators, case managers and other referral sources regarding services provided by Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC. Mr. Wheat serves on the Board of Directors and the Advisory Committee.
Mr. Wheat is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) in The Lone Star – Dallas Chapter and he serves on the Executive Board as Member Chairman. He also serves on The YPO Regional Board as Area Chairman over the 5 YPO chapters in North Texas. Mr. Wheat is a member of Legacy Forum where he serves as Member Chairman and he is on the Legacy Forum Board of Directors.
In 2016 Mr. Wheat was appointed to The Board of Trustees at The ChildCare Group (CCG) with a 3-year term, and he was appointed to The Board of Directors at Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas. He was also appointed to the E-Health Advisory Committee at HHSC, a selection made by Texas Executive Health Care Commissioner, Charles Smith.
Mr. Wheat serves on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Council (HHSC) which he was originally appointed by Governor Rick Perry and then re-appointed to serve an additional term. As a voting member of this council, Mr. Wheat assists The Texas Executive Health Commissioner in developing rules and policies for the Commission. The Health and Human Services Commission is a state agency which seeks to provide the leadership and innovation needed to achieve an efficient and effective health and human services system for Texans.
Mr. Wheat holds a Bachelor’s in Science with an emphasis in Communication Studies and a Master’s in Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. Along with both degrees, Mr. Wheat received a Tennis Scholarship from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
As Pediatric Home Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Mr. Dennis Hosley is responsible for governance and organizational management with responsibilities that include finance, facilities, information technologies, customer service, human resources, legal compliance and security. Mr. Hosley oversees corporate operations and is responsible for the maintenance and training of employees on the internal information technology that supports the scheduling, billing, payroll and clinical documentation company wide. He is responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, developing policies and procedures, implementing cost control measures and is a part of the Senior Leadership Team that procures organizational banking relationships and cash management. Mr. Hosley has strong analytical and planning skills; he is a productive and efficient manager with the ability to motivate those that report to him.
Mr. Hosley’s previous work experience includes extensive business knowledge coupled with creative ideas for product applications, strong sales, marketing and operational understanding
Prior to Mr. Hosley’s civilian employment, he was in the Air Force from June of 1997 through August of 2004. He was a part of Operation Northern Watch, Operation Southern Watch and Operation Eagle Assist, following 9/11. During his time in the Air Force, Dennis attended Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and pursued course work in Professional Aeronautics and Aviation Safety.
Ms. Julie Golightly, RN is responsible for implementation and supervision of administrative policies and directorially supervising the provision of all clinical services as the Administrator and Director of Patient Care Services for Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC. Ms. Golightly ensures quality of patient care in the home, overall administration of the clinical departments and monitoring of appropriate staffing and productivity. She coordinates care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agencies. Ms. Golightly sits on the Advisory Committee.
Prior to starting employment with Pediatric Home Healthcare in October of 2010, Ms. Golightly worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as a staff nurse, charge nurse and functioned as a part of the delivery team, attending everything from extremely high risk deliveries to normal new-born births. She remained in the NICU for 5 years when, with the discharge of one of her patient’s, she was introduced to the world of pediatric home healthcare. Ms. Golightly began to work in the pediatric home health industry in August of 2006 as a staff nurse and then began working as a PRN Associate Director, for an agency that provides pediatric private duty nursing, in 2009.
Ms. Golightly holds a Bachelor of Science degree, in Nursing, from Texas Woman’s University.
Mr. Lee Hosley is the Credentialing Supervisor responsible for establishing and driving Pediatric Home Healthcare’s human resource strategies encompassing over 300 employees. Lee is responsible for ensuring all employees remain active with all employment requirements met and credentials up to date. Lee has helped create and enforce standard operating procedures. He is solely responsible for training our Recruitment and Staffing Coordinators on the extensive hiring process nurses must complete prior to employment. Lee was one of the original Pediatric Home Healthcare employees, starting in October of 2010.
Lee worked from 2006 to 2010 employed in human resources where he helped to streamline the credentialing/hiring process. His skills and attention to detail have always served him well.
Lee enjoys spending his down time with his family, girlfriend and new puppy, Ruby.