Scott Herman

G. Scott Herman

Founder & CEO

Scott began his healthcare career in 1984 as a paramedic and first responder, for nearly 10 years before entering the home care field. Now pushing 30 years in home care, he has led some of the nation’s largest and most innovative companies, having held nearly every operating and administrative position in a home-based structure. Holds a BSN from Kansas Newman, an EMICT from the University of Kansas and served as a flight Nurse/Paramedic, Emergency Room and ICU Nurse as well as Home Health and Hospice clinician.


Scott founded New Day Healthcare in July 2020, with a small group of home care professionals. The company adopted the tag line “Burn the Ships,” to rethink home care delivery, considering the changing environment. Starting from scratch, in the middle of a global pandemic, New Day has grown tremendously and now touches nearly 120,000 patients annually, with over 7,000 team members across states. Serving multiple homebased business lines including Home Health, Hospice, Community Care, Pediatrics and Private Pay. New Day is setting the standard for continuum-based care with People, Process and Technology and is recognized as one of the most innovative companies in the home care delivery space.

Professional History

  • National Home Health Care: CEO Home Health/Personal Care/Behavioral Health
  • Jordan Health Services: CEO Home Health/Hospice/Personal Care
  • Accellion Health: Founding Executive, Managed Services Company
  • Harden Health Care Home Health/Hospice: President Home Health/Hospice
  • North Mississippi Home Care: Executive Director Home Health/Hospice/Infusion
  • Via Christi Home Care: President/CEO Home Health/Hospice/DME/Infusion
Jeff Aspacher

Jeff Aspacher

Chief Financial Officer

Professional History

  • 26+ years of senior level financial and operating experience in Home Health, Hospice, Pediatrics and Personal Care as well as Senior Living and Rehabilitation
  • Extensive transaction and corporate finance experience as well as oversight of financial reporting, accounting, budgeting, modeling, revenue cycle management and information technologies and systems
  • BA in Accounting from Michigan State University, Certified Public Accountant in 1981


  • Kare-In-Home: CFO, ~$45m Home Health/Hospice/Personal Care/DME
  • Healthy Living Network: CFO, ~$130m Home Health/Hospice/Personal Care
  • LHC/Almost Family: VP Acquisitions and Strategic Development, ~$2b Home Health/Hospice
  • Community Health Systems: CFO Home Care Division, ~$230m Home Health/Hospice/Personal; Care/DME Division of $20.8b NYSE traded Hospital Operator
  • DSSW: CFO and CEO of Lifespan Home Health, ~$30m Home Health/ Pediatric Nursing and Therapy/Waiver/Disability/CDS
  • Texas Home Health: CFO, ~$120m Home Health/Waiver/Personal Care
  • GerAssist: EVP Business Development, ~ $20m Senior Living/Home Health/Outpatient Rehabilitation/Personal Care
Kathy Poland

Kathy Poland

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Professional History

  • 29+ years’ experience in Human Resources and Operations
  • 20+ years in Executive Healthcare Leadership
  • Broad based experience in human resources and operations in various industries working in both publicly traded and private equity owned businesses
  • Positions held: Chief Operating Officer, Chief Value Officer, SVP Operations, VP Human Resources
  • Holds a BA in Business from Amberton University


  • Large scale multi-site – multi-state operations, capital raise, mergers and acquisitions, 40+ integrations, P&L Management for $1B in revenue, post-acute continuum for 65,000+ patient population, policy development, organizational behavior, benefits design, employee relations and recruiting.
  • Elara Caring: May 2018 – December 2019: 65,000 Patients. 33,000 Employees. ~$1B
  • Jordan Health Services: April 2002 – May 2018: 35,000 Patients. 20,000 Employees. ~$480M
  • Tetra Tech EMI: 1993 – 2002: Environmental Consulting. 6,000 Employees. ~$100M
Dave Marchand

Dave Marchand

Chief Information Officer

With a career spanning almost 40 years, Dave has successfully leveraged state of the art technology to drive enterprise-level innovation, transformation, and process optimization across several industries globally, with the last 20 years focused on all sectors of the healthcare industry. Dave holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

Professional History

  • Elara Caring: Chief Information Officer, Home Health/Hospice/Personal Care/Behavioral Health
  • Jordan Health Services: Chief Information Officer, Home Health/Hospice/Pediatrics/Personal Care
  • Precision Genetics: CEO/President & Founder, CLIA-certified Pharmacogenetics Lab
  • Accellion Health: Chief Information Officer, Post-acute Managed Services Company
  • Dell Perot Systems: Healthcare Chief Technology/Innovation/Strategy Officer, Healthcare Services
  • Perot Systems: General Manager/Senior Technologist, Advanced Technology Consulting
  • Shell Oil: Senior Technologist, Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
  • NASA/McDonnell Douglas: Senior Technologist, Defense & Space Advanced Technology Programs
  • General Dynamics: Senior Technologist, Nuclear Submarine Advanced Technology Programs
Lester E. Simmons

Lester E. Simmons

Founding Executive & Chief Administrative Officer & Chief People Officer

Professional History

  • 35+ years of experience leading Human Resources and Administrative functions on five continents
  • Human Resources leadership experience includes Fortune 500 companies serving in the roles of employee relations, labor relations, organizational development, recruiting, compliance, compensation, benefits, contracts, and administrative services
  • U.S. Army, Captain
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science from Wichita State University and a Bronze Star for Valor as a captain in the United States Army


  • Elara Caring ~$1.2B Home Health/Hospice/Personal Care/Behavioral Health: Chief People Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
  • Jordan Health Services ~$480M Home Health Hospice/Personal Care: Chief People Officer
  • Tronox Chemical ~$5B Titanium Dioxide Manufacturing: Vice President of Human Resources
  • Kerr McGee Oil and Gas ~$14.2B Oil and Gas Company: Senior Human Resources Advisor
  • Johnson Controls ~$11B HVAC Manufacturing: Senior Human Resources Manager
  • SCCS Home Health and Hospice: Director of Human Resources
  • PepsiCo: Human Resources Manager
Susan Marberry

Susan Marberry

Chief Compliance Officer

Professional History

  • Compliance expertise in Regulatory, Medicare/Medicaid Payors, CHAP Accreditation, HIPAA Privacy, and M&A Valuation & Due Diligence Process
  • Currently holds a Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) through the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) & Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)


  • 24+ years of Executive Level experience in the Healthcare Industry as CEO for 15 years and CCO for a 5-State and multi-million-dollar Home Health for over 6 years and a total of 15 years in Compliance.
  • Registered Nurse with over 35 years’ experience in Healthcare, including Home Care & Hospice, Emergency Room (CEN), Transport RN, and Intensive Care management.
  • Founder & Owner/Operator of Texas Travel Nursing & Staffing Agency with over 200 Nurses for over 15 years.
  • Founder & Owner/Operator of Central Texas Home Health Agency specializing in LVAD & Cardiac Infusions.
Matt Griffith

Matt Griffith

Chief Development and Strategy Officer

Professional History

  • Experienced Corporate Development & Strategy professional with a demonstrated history of developing and executing upon high-growth strategies within the healthcare space. Over 16 years of broad-based experience encompassing finance, business intelligence, valuations, strategy, acquisitions, DeNovos, and project management
  • Over 8 years’ experience in private equity backed health care organizations, executing over 40 acquisitions and $500m of acquired revenue in multiple geographies
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a Mastes of Science in accounting from Babson College


  • PricewaterhouseCoopers – Senior Associate, Transaction Deal Services
  • Highland Capital Management – Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy
  • Jordan Health Services – Vice President, Corporate Development
  • APDerm – Chief Development Officer (Acquisitions, DeNovos, and platform integration)
Justin Miller

Justin Miller

Founding Executive & Executive Vice President of Patient Navigation & Care Continuum

Professional History

  • Healthcare professional with over 20 years experience in Home Health, Hospice and Personal Care services
  • Specializing in Continuum builds, Home Care Sales and Sales Management
  • Extensive experience building intake departments and overseeing referral management systems
  • Started Home Care career in the Medical Equipment Industry working directly in-patient care
  • Executive level experience as Vice President of Continuum for a 16 state $1.2B organization
  • Executive level experience as Vice President of Sales for $480M Home Care company operating over a five-state region


  • Via Christi Home Care: Sales Director
  • Harden Healthcare: Director of Business Development
  • Jordan Health Services: Director of Sales/Synergy
  • Elara Caring: Vice President of Continuum Development
Anita Angstadt

Anita Angstadt, RN

Senior Executive Vice President of Clinical Nursing Operations

Professional History

  • Experienced Executive with over 20 years experience in Home Health
  • Successfully implemented processes to ensure quality care is provided to patients, profitability goals are exceeded, leadership staff is successfully mentored, and clinical staff turnover is minimal


  • Registered Nurse with 34 years of experience in Healthcare; including Home Health and Hospice, Day Surgery Pre-op and PACU, and Operating Room
  • Phoenix Home Care and Hospice, Vice President of Operations
  • Heartland Home Health and Hospice, Director of Nursing
  • Wichita Clinic Day Surgery, RN
  • St. Francis Hospital, RN

Debbie Weber

Senior Executive Vice President of Hospice Operations

Professional History

  • Started career at age 14 in a small nursing home, initially passing ice, eventually becoming a certified nurses aide.
  • Earned LPN in 2001 and RN in 2003.
  • Initially worked in long-term care, transitioning to hospice over the last 20 years.
  • Positions Held: Case Manager, On-call Nurse, Clinical Manager, Director of Nursing, Regional Director, Vice President for Hospice Operations at Phoenix Home Care and Hospice.


  • Joined Phoenix Hospice as Director of Nursing in 2015 with an ADC (Average Daily Census) of less than 20.
  • Grew Wichita hospice ADC to over 60 during her tenure as Director.
  • Named Regional Executive Director of Hospice in 2019.
  • Promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2022.
  • Opened three independently operating hospices within the Phoenix company in Loveland, CO, Jefferson City, MO, and St. Louis, MO.
  • Currently oversees operations for 500+ patients, families, and employees at Phoenix Home Care and Hospice.
  • Received the Phoenix Wing Man award for excellence in 2020.
Charissa Pollock

Charissa Pollock

Co-Founder & Senior Vice President of Project Management

Senior Project Manager over 20+ years experience in aircraft project planning, both in US and Europe. Specializing in data, configuration, engineering, supplier and quality management as well as back-office operations.

Started in Home Healthcare in 2019, Director of Project Management, Integrated six companies into a 1.2-Billion-dollar Home Care delivery network, forming the 5th largest company in the country, securing 32 Million dollars of integration synergies.


  • Elara Caring: Director of Project Management
  • Airbus Americas Senior Project Manager
  • Raytheon Aerospace Senior Configuration Manager
  • Bombardier – Learjet Configuration Manager
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