Al Gauvin founded CCOR over 20 years ago as a solution for families looking for quality home care. He applied his passion and knowledge of home care to developing CCOR into an agency that makes a difference in our clients’ lives every day. His dedication to helping individuals maintain their independence at home has led CCOR to expand to four offices and 18 counties throughout Western New York to make services more accessible to those in need. Even though Al retired in 2018, he continues to be involved in the growth and progression of the company, bringing his dedication to everything that they do.
Sandy Lyons-Jackson has been a part of the CCOR family since 2010. As the CCO, she oversees Clinical Care and the QA/Compliance Department. She has been nationally certified in Healthcare Compliance for over 6 years. A nurse for more than 25 years, Sandy has a Master's in Nursing and uses her knowledge of healthcare to help the agency to remain in compliance and guide patient quality of care. She is the Vice Chair for LHCSA with NYSHCP and the Treasurer of HCP PAC.
President & CEO
Chris Gauvin graduated from SUNY Buffalo in 1999 and has worked with CCOR since its inception in 1997. Chris has helped the company grow from a small business operating in a one-room office to the corporation it is today – an employer of almost 700 individuals in Western New York. As a vital member of the CCOR family, Chris has worked in various roles over the last 20 years, ranging from QA and IT up to running day-to-day operations. Chris assumed the role of CEO in July of 2018, bringing a variety of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to his new position.
Administrator of Eastern NY
Liza Torres brings over 20 years of home care experience to CCOR. Her lengthy experience covers multiple levels of service in the health care industry. On the administrative side, Liza has overseen staff for both a Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) as well as a Licensed Home Care Service Agency (LHCSA). She has knowledge and experience from a hands-on level of home care all the way through operations and management, making her an important part of the CCOR family since 2014.