At AvaCare,
Our Focus is People,
Not Products

Keith B. Sanderson
Chief Executive Officer / Founder
Keith is an industry veteran of both hospice and pharmacy. After graduating from Auburn University, his mail-service pharmacy career began with Alabama Prescription Service; progressing through the ranks to be operations manager. He left APS to co-found America's Best Care Plus, a national provider of respiratory pharmaceuticals well known for its exceptional customer service. Keith founded ABC Hospice, a premier provider of in-home hospice care to six counties in northeastern Alabama. After experiencing the difficulties associated with pharmaceutical needs of hospice first-hand, Mr. Sanderson combined his backgrounds of hospice and pharmacy to co-found AvaCare Inc., which is exclusively focused on providing hospice pharmacy benefits management.

Tammi M. Summers
President / Founder
Tammi has a wealth of experience in many facets of the health care field including hospice and end-of-life care. Beginning as a registered respiratory therapist, her initial focus was program development and project management in skilled facilities, hospitals and long-term care centers. After serving as Director of Clinical and HME Operations for Carolina Apothecary, she eventually became Chief Operations Officer at America's Best Care Plus, a national provider of respiratory pharmaceuticals. With her industry experience and knowledge, she co-founded AvaCare Inc. to fill the specialized clinical and pharmacy needs of hospice.

Caren Martin
Educational Specialist
Caren Martin received her PharmD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  After receiving her degree, she served as Executive Resident at the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) and as Program Officer for the ASCP Foundation. She has worked as a clinical pharmacist in the long-term care setting for the past 12 years.  She is a contributing editor to The Consultant Pharmacist journal, and has published more than fifty articles on a wide range of clinical and regulatory topics.

Charlotte Matheny
Charlotte earned both her pharmacy undergrad degree and PharmD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has more than two decades of experience in geriatric pharmacy as long-term care consultant. She serves on the Chronic Care Executive Committee of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. In recognition of her immense knowledge and skill, in 2010 Charlotte was awarded the prestigious Dale Jones Excellence in Geriatric Pharmacy Award. Charlotte finds her work assisting people when they most need assistance to be very rewarding.

To reach any AvaCare staff member, please phone (866)794-1044.