Community Based Care, LLC ("CBC") is a holding company formed to provide services to the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities ("I/DD") market in North Carolina and surrounding states and currently provides services in North Carolina through its wholly owned subsidiaries Lindley Habilitation Inc., HomeCare Management, Hughes Behavioral Health Services, Community Innovations, and QC Inc.
Gene Rodgers, MSW - Executive Vice-President - Strategy & Corporate Development
Gene Rodgers is the Executive Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development of Community Based Care, LLC. (CBC) as well as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Rodgers is currently the most senior executive in the organization. In addition to focusing on growth and acquisitions for CBC Mr. Rodgers provides leadership to the CEO of each subsidiary operating company.
Mr. Rodgers has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina. He is a veteran in the field of behavioral health and, more specifically, services for the Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled (I/DD). Since 1992, Mr. Rodgers has risen to progressively higher executive level positions in the industry.
Since 2000, Mr. Rodgers has been specifcally focused on business development in the I/DD and Behavioral health private provider space thru both organic and acquisitive growth strategies.
Laurie McDaniel, MPA - Chief Financial Officer
Laurie McDaniel has worked in both the public and private sector for over 20 years with much of that experience being in finance. She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Appalachian State University. Ms. McDaniel worked for HomeCare Management Corporation for ten years as both Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer before being promoted to Chief Financial Officer of CBC, LLC.
Richard Edwards, MS - Chief Program Officer
Richard Edwards joined CBC in early 2017 with over twenty years’ experience in behavioral healthcare in North Carolina. The bulk of Richard’s career had been spent with the NC affiliate of Easter Seals and United Cerebral Palsy in a variety of senior leadership roles, including program operations and quality management.
In addition to his work with Easter Seals UCP, one of NC’s largest human service agencies, he has served as a trainer and accreditor with The Council on Quality & Leadership, and led policy and advocacy work around community development and social determinants of health with Benchmarks, a provider association in NC.
Richard lives in Pittsboro, NC, with his wife of 20 years, and their two school-age daughters. An active member of his community, Richard volunteers as a Board Member with the Chatham County Department of Social Services, and is a member of the Chatham Health Alliance. In his spare time, Richard is an avid musician and cyclist.
Darryl Ehlers, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Ehlers joined CBC in December 2016 with 24 years operations experience in the Skilled Nursing Industry. During this time he served as an Executive Director, Administrator, Region Vice President of Operations and Division Vice President of Operations for as many as 17 Skilled Nursing Facilities. In his career, Mr. Ehlers has been successful creating a culture for leadership development, customer satisfaction and achieving exceptional operational outcomes.
Mr. Ehlers is originally from Boone, NC and graduated from Appalachian State University. He now resides in High Point, NC with his wife and daughter.
Corby Brooks, Director of Communication & Technology
Corby Brooks joined CBC in late February of 2017 after serving as AVP of Human Resources with Lindley Habilitation Services for over 10 years. He is excited to join the CBC team, and for the new opportunity and promotion.
Since 2007, Corby has owned and operated CB Web Innovations, a website design and internet marketing company that serves many successful businesses throughout the Triad. He has over 10 years experience helping businesses grow using the power of technology and the internet. His expertise lies in website development, internet marketing and using technologies to increase business efficiency and communication.
He received a master's degree from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and taught classes as an adjunct faculty member. Corby currently lives in Burlington, NC and enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.