Claire Russell, CEO
Family Care Inc.
How many years have you been with your profession? I have been a Registered Nurse for 34 years. - graduating from MCG in 1983
How many years have your been in your position? I started Family Care, Inc. in 1994 - 23 years ago
What do you love most about your job? I am totally passionate about helping others live fully at home - wherever home may be. I have an opportunity to support and love others in a very real way when many times they are at their most vulnerable.
Which business leader in McDuffie County has had the biggest impact on your career and how? Dr. Jamie Lemley has had the biggest impact on my career - He has encouraged, guided and supported me in this endeavor from the beginning
What does your Chamber membership mean to you? The Thomson - McDuffie Chamber links me to the community and its' leaders in a totally different way than in my profession.
What is your favorite Chamber event and why? The Christmas Parade is my favorite Chamber event. We have attended for years and have timeless memories of bringing our great grandparents, parents and children to this special event!
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up and why?Honestly, I wanted to be a nun! I thought they were cool and mysterious and got to lead joyful, peaceful and prayerful lives - or a mama! Somehow the two did not go together!