Leadership Team

Strong Leadership and Industry Expertise

With over 80 years of combined experience in a full range of healthcare and home care executive functions, including strategy, finance, operations, acquisitions, and more, the Briggs Home Care leadership team provides agencies with the guidance and direction to attract and retain the best caregivers and to provide the highest possible level of care to clients served.

John Phillips, President

John Phillips

A published author and sought-after speaker at industry events, John’s expertise in information technology and over 30 years of professional experience are instrumental in his dual role as President of Briggs Home Care and Executive Vice President/Chief Information Officer of Briggs Healthcare. He is accountable for consolidated home care strategic planning, financial performance, and home care agency operations, and is involved in strategic acquisitions diligence and seamless post-acquisition integrations.

John holds a Master of Arts in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Psychology from Illinois State University.

Tom Young, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tom Young

With expertise in strategic planning, policies/procedures, restructuring and expansion, as well as financial and operational controls, Tom manages all of the corporate merger and acquisition activity for Briggs Home Care, and is responsible for the overall integrity of the financial information of the company. Additionally, he manages the property/casualty insurance and benefits for the organization, and has served as a key contributor in developing a process for protecting intellectual property, as well as the strategic plan for Briggs Home Care.

With a career spanning more than 40 years, Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Matt Skaggs, Corporate Executive Director

Matt Skaggs

As founder of Briggs agency Compassionate Nursing Services, Matt has achieved significant growth, with his agency ranking among the top 10% of all private duty agencies nationwide and currently serving over 1,500 families in the St. Louis area. Serving now as Corporate Executive Director for Briggs Home Care, his 14+ years of industry experience and firsthand knowledge of the inner workings of a successful home care agency are invaluable in providing the tactical leadership and guidance to acquired private duty home care agency leaders. Additionally, his oversight ensures that agencies achieve revenue growth through focused sales and marketing efforts, operational excellence, and seamless integration into the Briggs Home Care model.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in General Studies – Marketing from Southeast Missouri State University – Harrison College of Business.

Discover how our Briggs Home Care leaders can help your agency grow to the next level. Contact us toll-free at 833-960-CARE (2273) or complete our online contact form to request additional information.