The Liberty Story
Liberty Healthcare is an experienced family-owned company that has been helping people manage their healthcare and residential needs for more than 145 years. Our principal owners, Sandy and Ronnie McNeill, are proud to call North Carolina home, and are the fourth generation of McNeill’s immersed in the healthcare industry. The company founders, who opened their first pharmacy in 1875, established Liberty’s core values of quality, honesty, and integrity that guide us to this day.
The key figures and principals of Liberty Healthcare are Chief Executive Officer John A. McNeill Jr. and Vice President Ronald B. McNeill. John A. McNeill Jr., a pharmacist by training, has had many years of business experience in the health care field. He has opened and operated four pharmacies and developed Medi-Care Supply Company from a relatively small operation with one location in 1975 to a multi-million dollar corporation with 16 locations when it was sold in 1986 to a Fortune 500 company.
Ronald B. McNeill is a Registered Professional Engineer with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He brings technical, financial and health care insurance reimbursement expertise to Liberty. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Billing Manager of Medi-Care Supply Company. He contributes his substantial expertise in financial management and cost control to the efficient operation of the organization.
John A. McNeill Jr. and Ronald B. McNeill have developed additional depth and experience in the health care industry through substantial ownership and co-management of Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. (PPD). PPD was founded in 1985 and in 1996 went public and issued its initial public stock offering. PPD became leading global contract research organization providing discovery, development and post-approval services as well as compound partnering programs. With offices in 47 countries and more than 20,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a commitment to quality to help its clients and partners maximize returns on their research and development investments and accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics to patients. Their involvement in PPD ended in 2011 when PPD was taken private by the Carlyle Group.
Liberty Senior Living Overview
Liberty Living Management, LLC d/b/a Liberty Senior Living is the development and operations management company for Liberty’s Senior Living division. Liberty Senior Living offers our residents access to a full continuum of services across some of the most attractive areas in the senior living industry. We oversee the development, financing, acquisition, and operation of independent living, assisted living and memory-care communities, and continuing care retirement communities (“CCRCs”). Through our affiliated companies, we also offer a range of home health, hospice, in-patient short term rehabilitation, long-term care, and out-patient services to residents of many of our communities and to seniors living outside of our communities. The continuum extends beyond the walls of our communities and to the affiliated company’s home health, pharmacy and medical equipment branches to meet the needs of patients following discharge. Additionally, our affiliation with Liberty Healthcare Management provides accounting, human resources, risk management and other support services to all Liberty affiliated companies.
Liberty HomeCare & Hospice Services is North Carolina’s largest Home Care provider with 30 locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Owned and operated by the parent company, Liberty Healthcare Management.
Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services is a family-owned and operated company, with a strong commitment to Caring with Excellence. Since 1870, the McNeill Family has developed and operated health care services in North Carolina.
It is our philosophy to offer the communities we serve with a complete senior care continuum, close to home and family. This means offering in-patient short term rehabilitation, long-term care, out-patient services with select centers offering assisted living and dementia care. Hospice and respite care are also offered within our in-patient level of care. The continuum extends beyond the walls of our skilled nursing facilities and to the company’s home health, pharmacy and medical equipment branches to meet the needs of patients following discharge.
Liberty Medical Specialties, Inc. is part of a family of healthcare businesses, which includes home health care, home medical equipment, respiratory equipment and services, home infusion therapy, nursing and rehabilitation facilities, retirement communities, and assisted living facilities. Our many specialties also include diabetic equipment and testing supplies, enteral nutrition and home infusion therapy.