History & Team

FMS was established in 1995 to provide outstanding resources and comprehensive training for hospice and home care agencies. Drawing on the strengths of our multi-talented staff, FMS offers products and services to equip professionals in their pursuit of excellent patient care. Our expertise and products enable agencies to remain on the cutting edge of technological advancements and in compliance with constantly changing government regulations.


Mission Statement

The mission of Foundation Management Services is to promote excellence in leadership through fostering each employee's individual talent. Our primary objective is to work with healthcare providers to develop, manage, and promote fiscal integrity and quality patient care.


Management Team

The FMS management team consists of multi-talented professionals whose experience includes 5 to 25 years in home care. Areas of expertise include financial and clinical management, human resource management, billing and collections, information systems, and marketing/development. Several members of our team are recognized nationally as experts and innovators in the home care industry. We regularly make presentations for the National Association for Home Care, Texas Association for Home Care, Home Care Aide Association of America, and numerous other state and regional organizations. Active in industry committees and regulatory workgroups, our members also serve on editorial boards for national journals and newsletters. Although nationally known, our management team members are part of the Texas community and our focus is on the issues specific to home health care in Texas.

We offer a unique blend of experience, expertise and services to meet the goals of our clients.

  • Marcylle Combs, MS, RN, BS, CHCEFounder, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Marcylle Combs, MS, RN, BS, CHCE the founder of FMS, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer.  In her 20+ years of home care experience, she has held many positions including field nurse, director, administrator and owner/president of a highly successful multi-agency home health company.  Marcylle is actively involved with state and national home care associations and currently serves on the Government Affairs Committee for the Texas Association for Home Care and the National Association for Home Care.  Marcylle’s leadership both with agencies and in the home care and hospice community is instrumental to the success of FMS.

  • Samantha McKay, MS, BS, CHCEVP of Corporate Affairs

    With well over 20 years of experience in the home health and hospice industry, Samantha now holds the role of VP of Corporate Affairs. Her current responsibilities include communicating and overseeing administrative functions, budget planning, events, as well as customer service. Samantha has her Masters in Leadership, and has had the opportunity to speak both domestically and overseas regarding home care and women in leadership. She has a passion for customer service and for the development of company culture, which has proven to be highly beneficial to the FMS team.

  • Beckie Hinze, MBA, BSN, RN, CHCEVice President of FMS; Executive Director of 26:12

    Beckie currently holds the positions of Vice President of FMS and Executive Director of Twenty-six:Twelve. She has been with Foundation Management Services Inc, since 1994. Her years of experience in home health encompass Medicare-certified home health, hospice, state-funded and United Way programs for proprietary, hospital-based and nonprofit organizations. Currently she leads Twenty-six:Twelve, a 501C3 non-profit ministry. The Twenty-six:Twelve  mission is to provide service opportunities “across the street and around the globe”  to the employees of Foundation Management Services, Inc.
     

  • Brenda Beggs, BSN, RN, CHCEChief Operating Officer

    Brenda has been in home care since 1991. She has served as the Administrative Director and as part of the FMS management team. Brenda has served on the Board for the Texas Hospital Home Health Association and is involved in the Texas Association for Home Care. She is a Certified Home/Hospice Care Executive.   She speaks to nursing audiences nationwide and excels in honing home care operations and processes. Brenda has also served as a Vice President of Clinical Operations and Vice President Regulatory Compliance. She currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for Foundation Management Services.

  • Deantha Grattan, MS, RN, BS CHCEVice President Operations

    Deantha currently holds the position of Vice President of Agency Operations for Foundation Management Services.  Her experience in nursing includes fieldwork along with administrative and director positions in a variety of health care settings.  She has 22 years of experience in home services encompassing Medicare-certified home health, hospice, hospital-based and nonprofit organizations. Deantha's operational experience and people skills are highly beneficial to the FMS team.

  • Cindy Broadus, MS, BSOE, LVN, CHCEVice President Human Resources and Payroll

    As Vice President of Human Resources, Cindy oversees the Human Resources and Payroll departments of multiple corporations. She has worked in the health care industry for 33 years and has been in the home care industry since 1986, both in patient care and on the management and administrative side. She has extensive experience as an Administrative Director for a large home care agency and also served as Regional Administrative Director of Business Operations overseeing operations for a tri-state organization.

  • Debbie Archer, RN, CHCEVice President Operations

    The Vice President of Agency Operations, Debbie has nursing experience from a variety of environments and has held multiple positions within FMS, such as Clinical Coordinator, Administrative Director and Regional Director of Agency Development, a position in which she directly supervised and managed all areas of health care services within the agency and branch locations.

  • Valerie Cornett, MS, BAVice President of Finance and Business Development

    Bringing over 17 years of home health and hospice experience to her position as Vice President of Finance and Business Development for FMS, Valerie has developed and implemented many education programs and products. Additionally, she has executed multiple cost saving measures and maximized operational efficiencies in home care and hospice agencies.

  • Rhonda Haralson, BASenior Director of Marketing

    The Senior Director of Marketing, Rhonda has been with FMS since 2002. Drawing on her background and training in Advertising and Public Relations, she works with all groups to create ways to communicate and brand the FMS message and mission with a focus on bridging the gap between knowing/understanding the customer’s business needs and connecting them with solutions. Prior to coming to FMS, she utilized her creative thinking and exceptional communication skills in campus ministries with Campus Crusade for Christ for 15 years.

  • Jacob Combs, BBA, MTSSales Executive

    Jacob Combs, BBA, MTS, is a sales executive at Foundation Management Services, Inc. (FMS).  He graduated from Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University in 2006.  Since that time, he has played arena football and helped build companies in the fashion and music industries, in which he was responsible for the sale and promotion of all products (Veritas Fashion & Duckpin Records).  In 2011, Jacob earned a Masters in Theology from George W. Truett Theological Seminary.  Now, with a refreshed perspective and a longing to serve others, he has joined the FMS Creative Solutions team in order to help agencies succeed and better care for their patients with the use of Creative Solutions’ products and services.

  • Laura B. Waddle, RN, MS, HCS-D Director of Coding

    Laura B. Waddle, RN, MS, HCS-D is an Educational Consultant and Director of Coding for Foundation Management Services with over 30 years of experience in nursing education. She has been in home health since 2004 starting as a field nurse and progressing to Director of an agency prior to assuming the role of Educational Consultant. Working closely with Coding To Go she has the opportunity to participate in active coding of home health episodes as well as becoming familiar with documentation by many home health agencies.

  • Keith Warren, MBAChief Financial Officer

    Keith Warren, MBA is the Chief Financial Officer for Foundation Management Services, Inc. He has an Accounting degree and a Master’s in Business with concentration in Accounting. Keith has worked with FMS since 2001 with over 20 years experience in accounting and is a member of the Home Health and Hospice Financial Managers Association. Keith is responsible for managing the financial risks, analysis of data, and financial planning of the corporation. In addition to his corporate experience, Keith is a Senior Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserves where he is the NCOIC of Military Pay for the 301st Fighter Wing, Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base, Ft Worth, TX. He has served on active duty with the Air Force, with the Texas Army National Guard and currently with the Air Force Reserves for a combined total service of over 22 years.

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