Right at Home Galveston and Brazoria Counties is a locally owned and operated business providing in-home living and companion services. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those we serve. We do this by providing high quality caregivers to serve you.
Right At Home, Greater Galveston area is locally owned and operated by Kristen Carlson (pictured left). Prior to opening the Galveston RAH office, Kristen worked for over twelve years in medical management (8 years at the University of Texas Medical Branch and 5 years at the Center of Reproductive Medicine). Prior to moving to Galveston, she worked as a Financial Analyst at First Boston Corp in New York City. Kristen has a bachelor's degree in Sociology and an MBA from University of Houston Clear Lake.
Kristen has lived in Galveston since 1993. Kristen is actively involved in the Rotary Club of Galveston and was named Most Valuable Member in June 2009. She most recently served as President of the club 2017-2018 and served on the Board of Directors from 2009-2012. Kristen also serves as the Treasurer for the Galveston Art League, a non-profit art gallery. Kristen received her accreditation as a "Certified Senior Advisor" from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors in 2010. Kristen has two adult children, Taylor Greenwalt (Creative Services Coordinator for the Galveston Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau) and Sydney Greenwalt (co-owner of a Right at Home office in Round Rock, TX).
Kristen’s aunt, Estelle Greenwalt, was a great source of inspiration for opening the Right at Home office in Galveston. Estelle, a lifelong Galveston resident, was able to live happily at home until her death at the age of 91. Being able to provide safe, exceptional service to enable others like Estelle to stay 'right at home' as they grow older is what RAH Galveston is all about.
Julia Sherrod joined RAH in July 2018 and serves as our Office Manager. Julia has over 20 years' experience working with seniors from the Geriatric Department to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UTMB in Galveston. She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston Clear Lake and studied Physical Therapy at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. She enjoys playing with arts and crafts with her 6 year old nephew, working a puzzle, teaching fitness classes, reading her Bible or Fitness and Nutrition Magazines as well as spending time with her husband, Christopher. She serves on the Tech Arts Team at her church and loves to teach!
Louisa Farmer joined Right at Home in 2014 and is the Senior Care Coordinator. Her primary responsibilities include coordinating client and caregiver schedules. Louisa has extensive experience in the health-care field including over 5 years in Home Healthcare. In her spare time, when she's not running to gymnastics, football, cheer or trainers, Louisa loves spending time with her husband & their 5 children.
Shelley Bishop joined Right at Home in 2015. Born and raised in Texas she started her career in 1999 as the Operations Coordinator for an assisted living and memory care facility. As the Human Resources Director for Right at Home her role involves recruiting qualified and compassionate caregivers to provide the best care to our clients. She enjoys her role in the recruitment process, meeting new caregivers and learning what led them to choose a career with home care. She loves the team she works with as well as the opportunities her job provides to connect with families in need and make a difference in their lives. Outside of work, Shelley enjoys spending time with her husband, David, of 25 years and their three teenagers.
Kevin Channell joined Right at Home in May 2017. Kevin is a Right Care Manager, primarily responsible for Client sign-ups and business development. Kevin is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio with a BA in Communications. After College he started in the healthcare field as a volunteer at a nursing home. While volunteering he was offered a position as an Admission Director for a Skilled Nursing Facility in Texas City where he worked for two and a half years. He then worked for a local hospice company as a Community Education Coordinator. Kevin is currently on the board of Community Assistance Program of Galveston and on the Senior Seaside Expo Planning Committee. In his free time Kevin likes to stay active with running and kickboxing. He also enjoys traveling and trying new places to eat in the Houston/Galveston Area wife his wife Shanelle.
Baili Sandig has been with Right at Home since January 2017. She is an Administrative Assistant and assists with scheduling and long-term care insurance processing. Baili’s experience has been primarily in Customer Service and child care. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys, watching her boys play baseball, hanging out by the pool, doing crafts and going to visit family.