Meet the Team

Chuck Lockwood

President/CEO

aka “Mr. Community”
A Charlotte native,University of Georgia and Georgia State University graduate, certified Public Accountant specialized in consulting and litigation support, Chuck has owned and operated Always Best Care Charlotte since 2011. His civic work includes leadership roles with Providence United Methodist Church, Charlotte Southpark Rotary Club, Center for Prevention Services, Parkinson Association, McColl-Lockwood Laboratory for Muscular Dystrophy Research and tutors children Heart Math Tutor. Chuck was presented the 2018 Bill and Betty Ray award by the Parkinson Association. He enjoys time with his wife Cindy and kids Grace and William and enjoys reading, traveling and mountain climbing.

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Debera Shane

Agency Director

aka “Miracle Worker”
Debera is the Agency Director for Always Best Care Charlotte. As a master of managing so many moving parts of providing quality home care, Debera is responsible scheduling, human resources and overall operations. Debera has 10 plus years of experience helping with older adults and families as a Director of Marketing and Director of Memory Care. With her partner-in-crime, Chloe aka “The Greeter”, she makes sure the client’s needs are met with the best assistance.

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Lesha Dodson

Director of Community Relations

aka “The De-Terminator”
Lesha has over 20 years of combined experience in non-profits, administration and healthcare business development and management. She has established extensive contacts and referral sources throughout the Carolinas. She is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with related health care and social service providers to build business. Her experience providing community education allow her to offer about resources and issues that improve the quality of life of those she encounters. She’s a proud board member of the Parkinson’s Association and a serious foodie.

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