Meet Our Team

Meet Our Directors

Alvin McLean Jr., PhD, Chairman of the Board

Dr. McLean has more than 35 years of experience in the area of healthcare delivery and management. He began his career as an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, where he developed their first outpatient comprehensive Brain Injury Rehabilitation Clinic and then developed a residential treatment facility for individuals with brain injury.

Realizing that there was another significant group of individuals with neurological conditions who would best be served in a home setting, Dr. McLean, Dr. Cantini, and two other colleagues developed an at-home rehabilitation program for individuals with brain injury. Dr. McLean was a senior executive with the company, ParadigmHealth, where he was Senior Vice-President of Medical Informatics. ParadigmHealth is a disease management company that specializes in the management of complex and catastrophic illnesses. Dr. McLean is currently the Associate Dean for the College of Psychology and professor in the clinical psychology doctoral program for John F. Kennedy University.

Dr. Evan Cantini, MD, Medical Director & President

Dr. Cantini has been devoted to the practice of rehabilitation medicine for over 30 years across the healthcare continuum. His experience in patient management crosses the spectrum from outpatient, inpatient, skilled nursing facility, and home and community-based programs. He is a medical physician board certified in rehabilitation medicine, as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has served as hospital based medical director in rehabilitation in hospitals and Seattle and Everett since 1989.

He is a clinical associate professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Cantini has been acknowledged in the ranking of top physicians in King County for Rehabilitation Medicine.

Peter Rigby, PT, MPH, Executive Director & Administrator

Mr. Rigby has more than 25 years of healthcare experience and graduated from State University at Upstate Medical Center with honors in physical therapy. He subsequently completed a Masters degree in public health from the University of Washington. Mr. Rigby has worked extensively in the hospital and community setting with people who have physical disabilities.

As Safety Officer for Northwest Hospital and Medical Center, he is involved in the management of health and safety, both in clinic and community settings. Mr. Rigby also works extensively with the State Department of Health and Seattle King County Public Health on matters of public health policy.

Jodell Estrada, PHR-CA, Director of Operations and Human Resources

Jodell brings 20 years of Human Resources expertise and over 9 years in home care experience to CHCServices. Prior to her joining CHC in 2016, she owned her own home care company in sunny San Diego, California. Her education consists of a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Las Vegas in Business Management and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources both federally and in California. Her primary role at CHCServices is to manage operations and human resources. She is known for her can-do-attitude amongst clients and her peers. She loves being able to provide top quality care to CHCS clients.  Please contact Jodell with questions about CHCS as a company, our services, and our employees.  Email:

Laura Clark, RN, Clinical Director

Laura has more than 25 years experience working as a Registered Nurse in a variety of healthcare settings including Surgical, Oncology, Hospice, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Care Management. She supervises the recruitment and training of all clinicians and caregivers. Laura ensures that CHCServices is operating in compliance with the rules and regulations of the Washington Department of Health and The Joint Commission. Laura also provides RN Care management services to those clients requesting such service. Please contact Laura with questions about client care, clinician or caregiver performance, or for an explanation of CHCServices clinical practices and procedures. Email:

My husband's progress has been extraordinary, thanks to the coordinated efforts of the staff from CHC Services. —Joan C.