President and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President, Finance
Darcie Brink first joined Tabitha in 1997 as staff accountant and has since served as director of finance and as of 2019, vice president of finance. Brink has more than 22 years of experience in health care financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and general patient accounting. She lives in Lincoln with her husband and three children.
Vice President, Foundation & Business Development
Susie Egr serves as Tabitha’s vice president, foundation & business development and provides oversight of business growth, development goals, community partnerships and market expansion opportunities for all Tabitha service lines. She is focused on finding customized solutions and optimizing processes to help meet the needs of the communities Tabitha is invited to serve. Egr previously served as the Director of Development for the Tabitha Foundation. She has over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, sales and management. She is also dedicated to supporting her local community by providing education and resources for others through Ollie’s Mission; a philanthropic fundraiser for Batten Disease, inspired by her son, Oliver, and his diagnosis.
Vice President, Clinical Quality
Brenda Soto serves as Tabitha’s vice president of clinical quality and provides strategic guidance, policies and protocol for all service lines to ensure Tabitha not only continues to comply with but exceeds industry quality standards, continuously improving in key performance areas of client satisfaction, employee engagement, financial stability and clinical excellence. Soto participated in the national Leading Age Leadership Academy, which benefited both Tabitha and Soto, as health care providers and clients increasingly rely on ratings and quality measures for senior care. She continuously advocates for seniors to make sure they receive the expert, quality care they need and deserve and strives to provide the latest training and skills for all Tabitha TEAMembers. Prior to her current role at Tabitha, she served as the director of nursing at Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (TNRC) and quality assurance coordinator of Tabitha Home Health Care. As a registered nurse, she has over 20 years of experience in patient billing, claims and quality assessments.
Board of Directors—Tabitha, Inc.
Renee Sjulin, Chair
Vice President, Runza National
Neal Lyons, Vice Chair
Chief Financial Officer, Unico Group, Inc.
James Anderson, CPA
Partner, BKD, LLP
Dirk Brom, MD
Carol A. Friesen
Chief Executive Officer, Northern Region, OSF HealthCare
President and CEO, Pinnacle Bancorp
Bishop Brian Maas, ex officio
Bishop, Nebraska Synod ELCA
Executive Vice President – Human Resources & Talent Management, Cornhusker Bank
Chairman and Co-Founder, Talent+
President, Telesis Companies
Dr. Juliann Sebastian, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
Director of Workforce Development, Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development
Employment Skills Developer, Prosper Lincoln
Board of Directors—Tabitha Foundation
Lisa Smith, Chair
Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor, D.A. Davidson & Co.
Leslie Gibbens, CCTS, CTFA, Vice Chair
Vice President and Trust Services Advisor, Union Bank & Trust
Owner, Pair-a-dice Properties
President, Bockmann Inc.
National Sales Manager, Sandhills Publishing
Attorney, Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather
Director of Business Development, PaigeWireless
Retired Tabitha Hospice RN
Bill Strain, CPA, ABV, CVA
Owner, William V. Strain LLC
President and Publisher, Lincoln Journal Star
Katie W. Zulkoski
Lobbyist, Zulkoski Weber LLC
To learn more about the state's first and most complete range of services for older adults, contact a Tabitha Senior Care Expert today or call 402.486.8520 for more information. We can connect you with the Tabitha resources that best fit you or your loved one's aging journey.