Our Staff

Stein Ancillary Services was founded to answer the overwhelming demand for quality support services with a partnership focus. Our staff is comprised of professionals who are constantly advancing our knowledge and skills to match the requests of our clients. We work hard to keep a personal, hands-on approach to client relations.


Our Clinical Managers are responsible for the day to day operations of one or more facilities to which they are assigned. They handle all operational aspects, clinical issues, and marketing for the facilities.
  • Paul Stein  (paul@steinltc.com)
    Paul is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and has worked in the long term care industry for the past 15 years in several different capacities. Paul was Administrator for a 244 skilled facility that ran an average Medicare census of forty residents in addition to a large out- patient therapy clinic attached to the facility. Paul then worked as a Regional Director with over sight of ten facilities in Mississippi and Louisiana for several years focusing on Medicare census development and therapy programs for those facilities.

    Paul worked for three years as Director of Operations for a regional contract therapy company based in Tennessee to help grow their business and improve the company's relationships with their long term care clients by assisting them in maximizing Medicare reimbursement through an inter-disciplinary approach of care.

    Paul and James started their own organization in 2000 managing nursing homes and operating their own contract therapy company, Stein Ancillary Services. The success of Stein Ancillary is due to the fact that it is run by nursing home operators in a manner that is best for nursing home operators.

  • James Stein  (james@steinltc.com)
    James is an Arkansas Tech University graduate and successfully completed the CPA exam in 1991. He has worked in public accounting and healthcare for over twenty years. James has experience in nursing home billing, accounting, cost reports working as an accountant and CFO and has worked as a healthcare consultant assisting nursing homes with billing issues and maximizing revenue through clinical outcomes.

  • President: Derek Goodlin  (derek@steinltc.com)
    Derek graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and earned an MBA from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1997. Prior to joining Stein LTC Group in 2006, Derek worked for 13 years in the automotive industry with two Fortune 100 companies. His roles included Director of Quality Improvement for the company’s divisional headquarters located in Michigan and Director of Operations for a manufacturing and product development center located in Oklahoma responsible for 300 employees and $65M in annual revenues.

    Since joining Stein, Derek continues to focus on process development and standardization of the company’s management systems in concert with leading operational improvements to ensure Stein continues to achieve solid financial performance while continuously exceeding customer expectations.

  • Chief Operations Officer: Kate Miner, C.O.T.A  (kate@steinltc.com)
    Kate Miner graduated from Northeast Louisiana University in 1992 as a COTA and began her career in long term care at that time, now totaling over 17 years. Kate joined Stein Ancillary Services in 2000 as a Clinical Manager and has worked her way up through the company to her current position of Chief Operations Officer. Kate’s passion towards her job is reflected in her commitment towards providing each of our clients with the highest level of customer service while ensuring the therapy teams are delivering outstanding clinical outcomes. Kate is equally dedicated to making sure that all of our therapists are provided pleasant and professional working environments.

    Kate continues to monitor all regulatory and industry changes to provide our staff with the most up to date training possible and believes strongly in continuing education as a key to our success. In addition to being responsible for the day to day operations of the organization, Kate plays an active role in the development and recruitment of new clients.

  • Director of Clinical Operations: Michelle Wewers, PTA  (michelle@steinltc.com)
    Michelle graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith with an Associates of Arts in 1998. She then went on to Graduate from Carl Albert State College as a PTA in 2001. Michelle joined the growing staff of Stein Ancillary Services that same year. Through her dedication, hard work and commitment to excellent resident care she has advanced to her current position of Regional Manager.

  • Regional Manager: Jim Hudgens, PTA  (jim@steinltc.com)
    Jim graduated from the Oklahoma City Community College PTA program in 1996, and later pursued his Business degree from the University of Oklahoma. He has worked all over the state of Oklahoma for the past 15 years including owning his own therapy company from 2000-2004. He joined Stein Ancillary Services in May of 2004 and was promoted to Regional Manager on May 26th of 2008.

  • Regional Manager: Sharla Langster, MS CCC-SLP  (sharla@steinltc.com)
    Sharla graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1994 with a MS in speech pathology. She has worked in long term care for her entire career. She began working for Stein Ancillary Services in September of 2001 and has been instrumental in helping SAS grow through attracting new client homes and recruiting new therapists. She began her current role as a regional manager in December 2010.

  • Corporate Nurse: Lisa Flottman, RN  (lisa@steinltc.com)
    Lisa Flottman has been a nurse for over 20 years, practicing extensively in adult health, with expertise in neurologically impaired patients, post-surgical care, and long term care. The past five years with Stein have been spent managing clinical demands, CMS and managed care reimbursement issues, creating Stein educational seminars, and consulting with clients on various post-acute clinical concerns. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and is a Certified Reimbursement Coordinator.

  • Corporate Nurse: John Ferguson, RN  (jferguson@steinltc.com)
    John has thirty years of nursing experience in both Acute and Long Term Care and over twenty five years in healthcare management experience. John has provided education and training to hundreds of different healthcare settings on myriad of topics including customer satisfaction, staff development, Quality Improvement, regulatory compliance (state and federal regulations as well as CARF and JCAHO). He has experience in developing and implementing various projects such as Pyxis (first hospital automated pharmacy system in the state of Arkansas), Computer software applications (long term care and acute), culture change initiatives, etc.

Our Mission Statement:

Building confidence in the mind, healing the body, mending the Spirit.

Devoted to the well being of the resident, treating the whole person with caring professionals.

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Industry Links:

McKnight's Long-Term Care News

American Physical Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Health Care Association