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OUR TEAM

Kathleen O’Connor is President/Founder of Achieve Accreditation. She is very proud to be celebrating her thirty-year career anniversary in Joint Commission Accreditation. She worked nearly a decade at The Joint Commission and has spent the last two decades helping skilled nursing providers across the nation obtain and maintain their accreditation. Kathleen’s career at The Joint Commission included:  participating in the development of the standards and the survey process, participating in the training of Joint Commission surveyors, and lecturing nationally as a representative of The Joint Commission. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and a master’s degree in Gerontology. 

Kathleen O’Connor, MA President/Founder

koconnor@achieveaccreditation.com

630.254.8572

Kristin Bratcher is a Senior Consultant celebrating an over ten-year career in the health care field. She is passionate about improving the quality of life for persons in need. Kristin has spent most of her professional career in the skilled nursing industry in advancing leadership roles. She holds a master’s degree in Social Work. Kristin began working with Achieve Accreditation in 2013. 

Kristin Bratcher, MSW
Senior Consultant

kbratcher@achieveaccreditation.com

630.523.4499

Gerrianne Hartman is a Senior Consultant and will soon celebrate her twenty-five year career anniversary in the senior living health care field. Person centered care has always been a career passion for Gerrianne. Her professional background includes serving as a licensed nursing home administrator for over twelve years. Gerrianne holds a master’s degree in Gerontology and is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. She began working with Achieve Accreditation in 2007. 

Gerrianne Hartman, LNHA, MA
Senior Consultant

ghartman@achieveaccreditation.com

773.544.9367

Kerri Hackstock is a Senior Consultant celebrating a ten-year career in the health care field. Kerri holds a bachelors degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Licensed Professional Counseling. She spent most of her professional career in the skilled nursing industry in advancing leadership roles. Her passion is assisting organizations with their continued journey toward personalized care for all patients/residents. Kerri began working with Achieve Accreditation in 2012. 

Kerri Hackstock, MA, LPC
Senior Consultant

khackstock@achieveaccreditation.com

708.691.0061

Sarah Ocasek is a senior consultant who will celebrate a ten year career in the health care field. Sarah holds a bachelors degree in sociology and a master's degree in community counseling. She spent most of her professional career in the skilled nursing industry in advancing leadership roles. Her passions are person centered care and relationship building. Sarah began working with Achieve Accreditation in 2013.

Sarah Ocasek, MA
Senior Consultant

socasek@achieveaccreditation.com

847.732.6637

Laura Witt is a Senior Consultant and will soon be celebrating her thirty-year career anniversary in the senior living health care field. Her career passions have included resident quality of life issues and relationship building. Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and served in her past career as a Nursing Home Administrator for almost ten years. She began working with Achieve Accreditation in 1995. 

Laura Witt, BA
Senior Consultant

lwitt@achieveaccreditation.com

312.816.8870

Linda Whitton provides Corporate Support at Achieve Accreditation. Her bilingual abilities have given her the opportunity to work in a variety of professional positions in customer service and field support both nationally and internationally. Linda is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in Communications. She began working with Achieve Accreditation in 2017. 

Linda Whitton
Corporate Support

support@achieveaccreditation.com

OUR TRUSTED PARTNERS

Robin A. Bleier, RN, LHRM, CLC
President
RB Health Partners (Florida)

Eddie Broom, MSW

Quality Improvement Consultant

RB Health Partners

Staci Goldstein, MS

Quality Improvement Consultant

RB Health Partners

Mary Tellis-Nayak, RN, MSN, MPH
Strategic Advisor, Achieve Accreditation