Carla Roberts

Carla Roberts

Executive Director


Carla Roberts has served as the executive director in Mountain Grove since 2001. She has expanded the program’s footprint and opened two additional offices in the area.


With more than 24 years of leadership experience, Roberts oversees day-to-day operations of the program and leads the care team to deliver the highest quality hospice care to the communities the program serves. She also serves on the Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association Board of Directors and the Missouri Hospice Advisory Board.


Prior to joining Compassus,Roberts served as the district manager for Missouri Home Care – West Plains. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology and criminal justice from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri.

Debbie Martin, RN

Debra Martin, RN

Debbie Martin, RN

Managing Clinical Director


Debbie Martin is the managing clinical director of the Compassus programs serving Mountain Grove, West Plains and Lebanon, Missouri. She started with the company in 2003 as case manager and was promoted to on-call registered nurse and director of clinical services before becoming managing clinical director.


In her current role, Martin manages the hospice care team and oversees all patient care activities, including planning, staffing, monitoring and reporting.


Martin began her nursing career at Mercy Hospital and subsequently held positions at Urology Surgical Associates, Springfield, Urology Associates and Ferrell-Duncan Clinic in Springfield, Missouri. She earned her nursing degree from St. John’s School of Nursing in Springfield.