Washington DC Metro (Home Office)
Kayla Rapavi started as a payroll data entry specialist and in her 3 years with Continuum has since been promoted to Payroll Manager. She handles the weekly payroll for our field employees company wide. She is the most knowledgeable person regarding payroll for our field staff. She takes pride in always returning our valued team member’s calls as quickly as possible and making their issues and concerns a priority. She is able to answer questions completely and accurately, and strives for the professional courtesy our professional staff deserves. Kayla is recently married and lives with her husband Jonathan in Woodbridge, VA.
Lisa Davis is the Human Resources Manager for the DC/Baltimore region. Prior to joining Continuum, Lisa spent 3 years as a staffing coordinator for a home care agency serving the geriatric population, and has been a staffing coordinator for Continuum since 2012. She is passionate about helping families find the best care for their loved ones, and by supporting our team in this important role she ensures that our nurses remain the best in the business! Lisa graduated from Ithaca College in 2005 with a B.A. in Sociology with concentrations in clinical and gender studies. She relocated from the Boston area with her husband and yorkie-poo named Oliver in 2012 and they have been enjoying all the different sightseeing spots and attractions the DC area has to offer!
Kay works with referral sources throughout the DC/Baltimore region in promoting Continuum’s services and assisting in coordination of care with other providers. Kay has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from George Mason University. Her healthcare marketing career spans over 20 years during which she has enjoyed working with leading physicians groups, specialty healthcare providers and staffing agencies nationally. Kay currently resides in Alexandria with her husband and three children.
Jeanette Mabie is Continuum’s Assistant Director of Nursing. Jeanette has been with Continuum as a staff nurse since 2004 – first as an LPN, then as a RN since 2015. She was promoted to Assistant Director in March 2016. In addition to her RN, Jeanette has a BS in Healthcare Management from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2002). She was in the US Army from 1988-1992, including deployments during Operation Desert Shield and Storm. Her time in the military gives her a special insight into the challenges faced by our many military clients. This coupled with her love for children and her experience working with their unique medical needs makes her a true asset for our families in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Outside of work Jeanette has a passion for international medical mission trips, during which she has visited Africa, Peru and Honduras. Married for 27 years, Jeanette particularly enjoys spending time with her daughter and son-in-law.
Robin Vick is Continuum’s Assistant Director of Nursing. Robin received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Duke University and has been a nurse for most of her professional life, always enjoying a work environment that is centered around health and the human body. She is also an artist, and she finds that her dual interests in science and the arts have given her a unique perspective on the internal as well as the physical attributes of her patients. For many years she worked in large medical centers because she liked the fact that learning was a big part of the environment in teaching hospitals. Over time she grew to specialize in neonatal intensive and special care, always working within the framework of maternal/child health and development. She eventually got her Masters degree in Health Science/Health Administration. Robin’s family includes her husband, Michael, and their son, Matthew. They recently moved back to the United States after having had the incredible experience of living in Russia, England and France. Robin has been with Continuum since early 2006.
Debbie Ortiz is Continuum’s Director of Recruiting – day in and day out the hub of activity here at our main office. Debbie has been with Continuum for over four years, during which time she has recruited and worked with hundreds of nurses and served as the critical link between those nurses and the families we serve. Born and raised in Northern Virginia (she lives in Woodbridge with her adorable son), Debbie has worked in healthcare her entire career, first in physician’s offices, and then later in a large family health center. Debbie loves the challenge of her important role here, and the fact that we consistently exceed all industry benchmarks for filled shifts is a testament to her success – although she is never satisfied with less than 100%!
Ms. Melina McCrary is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist who holds a Master of Science degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Gallaudet University and a Bachelor of Science degree in the fields of Health Sciences and Communication Sciences and Disorders from James Madison University. Prior to beginning her graduate studies, Ms. McCrary worked with children on the autism spectrum across settings as a Residential Teacher at the Melmark School in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Melina launched the SLP program here at Continuum and remains excited about growing this important division to better serve our community
Erin Jones is the Director of Finance for Continuum. Erin came to Continuum with an accounting background and “can do” attitude in 2003. Her initial role here was as a payroll data entry clerk responsible for ensuring nurses were paid accurately and on time. She has over the years, along with other senior members, played a big part in the growth of Continuum across the country. With the addition of new offices and staff, her role at Continuum has evolved to include supervising the payroll, billing and collections sides of the finance department. She has also been responsible for the training of new administrative staff both in the corporate and site offices. Her knowledge base and creative thinking have been integral in developing new policies as well as in the implementation of new software. She is also known as the comedian of the company and makes every effort to keep the atmosphere around her happy and filled with laughter! Erin is married and has two sons. Her hope is to continue to work for Continuum, a company that makes a difference, so by her example her sons learn the importance of dedication, loyalty and compassion for others.
Catherine Gray is Continuum’s Director of Nursing in the McLean, Virginia office with responsibility for our Columbia Maryland office as well. Catherine received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from George Mason and George Washington Universities. She has two Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Washington-one in nursing and one in linguistics. Catherine has many years of experience in pediatric home care and was the Director of Clinical Services at another agency before joining Continuum. Prior to working in homecare, she was an adult nurse practitioner and worked in a variety of community based settings. Catherine loves to teach and enjoys developing educational tools to further nursing education. She advocates for both families and nurses and is passionate about helping the family live their lives to the fullest in the home and in the community. In her spare time, Catherine enjoys spending time with her husband and stepchildren (and her cat). She also enjoys reading, yoga, and spending time with her friends.
Kathy Mitchell is Continuum’s Director of Nursing. Her most important responsibility is the oversight of the clinical operations of all of Continuum’s locations. She comes by this task naturally given her more than 25 years of nursing experience, more than 17 of which come from the NICU and pediatric home care. Kathy joined Continuum in the mid 1990’s after moving from New York. Kathy has a passion for staying current with information relevant to Continuum’s patient population. She is a constant source of insight and advocacy for parents. Her ability to effortlessly teach sophisticated nursing practice is uncanny which is why her leadership is so significant for Continuum’s nurses. Kathy’s daughters, Katie and Lauren, are her pride and joy!
Dayna Edwards is Continuum’s Administrator. Dayna has been with Continuum since 1995 in a variety of capacities, and in fact was with the company even before it became the Continuum we know today! Prior to her tenure with Continuum, Dayna spent many years serving in other areas of the health care arena. She has worked as a staffing coordinator at a variety of agencies throughout the area and knows all too well the critical role nurse recruitment and staffing plays in successful homecare placement. She also gained extensive experience in operations as well as finance, rising to Director of Finance at a major skilled nursing facility in Arlington. In fact, Dayna is a Washington area native, having grown up in Arlington as well. Dayna now resides in McLean – about two minutes from our offices!
Alexis Kaplan has been part of the Continuum Family since the very beginning. She has served as our national recruiting and testing coordinator for many years and most recently helped launch our behavioral health division – Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance. She is now managing our behavioral health division in Denver with plans to expand out west. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her loveable dogs and has a passion for photography.
Chris Walker is Continuum’s Chief Financial Officer, based in the McLean, Virginia office. Chris has been with Continuum since 1999, and is expert in helping our families navigate the complicated insurance and benefits landscape of today’s healthcare environment. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Salisbury University and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University with a concentration in Finance and Accounting. Chris and his wife Stacy have four children – Shelby, Katelyn, Matthew and Hannah. Whenever he has a chance, Chris loves nothing more than getting on his boat and fishing the Chesapeake Bay.
Joe Green is the President of the Continuum Group. His office is in our McLean, Virginia headquarters, although he can often be found visiting our various branch offices throughout the country. Joe is a native Washingtonian, having grown up primarily in Northern Virginia. He has a BA from George Mason University and began his career working on Capitol Hill focusing on healthcare legislative issues. Since that time, Joe has owned and managed a national healthcare staffing agency, worked as Director of Business Development for an IT services company and served as Vice President for a multi-state mental health services provider among other, mostly healthcare related positions. Joe came to Continuum through a personal connection with the family of one of the children the company had cared for over the previous 10 years. Coming from this perspective, he considers his role at Continuum as much more than a job, and in addition to his wife and three children – Jay, Larkin and Emma – he is most proud to be part of the Continuum family.