Thomas C. Wheat
Mr. Thomas Craig Wheat is the Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Member of Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC, (PHH) an exclusively pediatric private duty nursing provider. PHH 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 PHH. 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. He serves on their Executive Board as Member Chairman and on the Regional Board as Area Chairman over the five 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 ChildCareGroup (CCG) with a three-year term, and he was appointed to The Board of Directors at Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas. In 2017, Mr. Wheat was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the North American Development Group “NADG NNN REIT.”
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. He is also appointed to the E-Health Advisory Committee at HHSC, a selection made by HHSC Commissioner, Charles Smith. As a voting member of this council, Mr. Wheat assists Smith in developing rules and policies for the Commission. The HHSC 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 Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Along with both degrees, Mr. Wheat received a Tennis Scholarship from Texas Tech University.
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 in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University.
Stephanie Alexander is the Regional Director of Marketing for Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC. Her team of Patient Advocates act as a liaison between social workers, case managers, and physicians, as well as our PHH teams, including Account Managers, Directors of Nursing and Scheduling Coordinators in each office.
She dedicates her efforts to growing business relationships with networking partners in order to collaborate and meet the needs of medically fragile children. She leads the way in organizing a solid sales and marketing strategy. She opened and expanded both the Houston and San Antonio markets. She also serves on the leadership board for Connections Networking – Houston.
Ms. Alexander has extensive experience developing and managing relationships with physicians and other networking leaders in the healthcare setting. Previously, she worked with a therapy company as a patient advocate with an emphasis on promoting services to underprivileged and under-serviced children. Before that, she worked for MD Anderson Cancer Center, assisting international PhDs and MDs in meeting their goals in making cancer history.
Ms. Alexander lived abroad for four years and understands how different systems and entities must work together through understanding and relationship-building to accomplish a goal. She holds a Master of Arts in Bicultural-Bilingual Studies from UTSA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Photograph from Sam Houston State 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, LLC employees, starting in October of 2010.
Lee started working in human resources in 2006 where he helped to streamline the credentialing/hiring process. His skills and attention to detail have always served him well.
Holly Thompson is the Executive Assistant to not only the corporate team at Pediatric Home Healthcare, LLC., but she is a vital part in facilitating the other seven PHH offices as well. Her main responsibility includes assisting the Founder/CEO, Thomas Wheat, with the daily operations of the company. She also dedicates her time to supporting the other senior leadership members and general office management.
Holly is truly a jack of all trades. She is a member of Texas YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) Secretaries organization. She has also taken on projects such as the website redesign, developing marketing collateral and planning company-wide events.
Before coming to Pediatric Home Healthcare, Holly worked as a personal assistant to several influential families in the Dallas area. As a Dallas native, Holly graduated from Highland Park High School. She then went on to graduate from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma with a B.A. in Journalism – Public Relations.
Matt Coscia is a member of the Pediatric Home Healthcare Advisory Board. Matt is a founding partner of the Montgomery Coscia Greilich LLP accounting firm. His primary disciplines include tax planning and transactional services – particularly transaction cost analysis, due diligence and structuring of acquisitions and divestitures, facilitating income tax audits, transfer pricing analysis, and tax provision calculations. He works with large publicly-traded companies, closely-held entities and their owners, private equity companies, high net worth individuals, and professional athletes.
Prior to forming the Firm, Matt spent two years at Montgomery Baggett & Drews LLP (MBD), a local CPA firm. Matt acted as the lead senior tax manager at MBD, and managed the firm’s largest business clients. While at MBD, Matt was involved in IRS representation, transactional and structural design, litigation support, estate planning, and asset protection. Matt led many due diligence projects including acquisitions in Europe, Canada, Australia, and the United States.
Prior to serving at MBD, Matt served seven years at Ernst & Young LLP (EY). Matt worked in the Entrepreneurial Services group at EY and spent time in the Tulsa, Washington, D.C., and Dallas offices.
Steve Bartlett is a member of the Pediatric Home Healthcare Advisory Board. Steve Bartlett, a Senior Advisor with Treliant Risk Advisors, has over 30 years of experience in financial services, business strategy, corporate governance, ethics and compliance, and public policy at the highest levels of the private sector and government. His most notable positions include President and CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable in Washington, DC, Mayor of Dallas, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Steve draws on his accomplished background and experience and specializes in offering strategic consulting advice to for-profit companies and non-governmental organizations. His advice is sought on a range of policy areas including regulatory compliance, financial services, health care, corporate reputation, congressional trends, retirement security, identity protection, federal fiscal policy, corporate governance, disability policy, and media relations.
From 1999 to 2012, Steve was President and CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable, a trade association representing 100 of the largest integrated financial services companies providing banking, insurance, and investment services to American consumers.
During his service as Mayor of Dallas from 1991 to 1995, Steve led Dallas to reduce violent crime, adopt a $5 billion capital improvements plan, and achieve significant economic revitalization, a downtown renaissance, and 30,000 new residential units in or adjacent to downtown Dallas.
As a member of Congress from 1983 to 1991, Steve served on the House Banking and the Education and Labor Committees. He was a sponsor or principal cosponsor of 18 major pieces of legislation. He was a principal author of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
He has provided a leadership role to a number of other non-profit organizations including Operation HOPE, International Relief and Development, Easter Seals of Greater Washington DC and YMCA of the USA. He also served on the President’s Commission on Excellence in Special Education.