The Team

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Meet the Flcc Leadership team

We know what it takes to deliver on the desires of older adults to live and thrive at home as they age. Our best practices and care at home tools can not only benefit your members, but they can also generate significant cost savings, process efficiency, and measurable results for the Insurance Carriers holding their long-term care policies. 

The team has both real-world experience and substantial success in this industry.  FLCC leadership includes an original founder of CCAH, clinical staff, omnichannel marketers and other experts in their fields.

Carol Barbour headshot, FLCC CEO

Carol, Chief Executive Officer of Friends Life Care Partners and its subsidiaries, has grown the company into the innovative and outcomes focused company it is today.

Joe Conner, MBA, CPA

Joe, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer/Treasurer of Friends Life Care Partners and its subsidiaries, leads the company’s financial, administrative and technology systems.

Elise Lamarra, MS, BSN, RN

Elise, Chief Operating Officer has raised the bar for care coordination by establishing laser-focused processes, contact schedules and intervention protocols; as well as developing and implementing a number of evidence-based prevention programs.

Maria Buehler, MBA

Maria, Chief Marketing Officer, is responsible for leading branding, sales and marketing efforts, as well as customer experience management for members and policyholders.

These executives are supported by a team of professionals including individuals focused on:

Provider Relations, including developing criteria for selection of quality home care, assisted living and nursing home providers

Sales, including professionals with experience in long-term care insurance

Care Coordination, comprising a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, social workers, occupational therapists (including Certified Aging in Place “CAPS” Specialists), wellness counselors, exercise physiologists and more