San Diego Business Journal

MISSION HEALTHCARE

Directors: Jennifer Robinson, Mark Kimsey, Amy Nelson and Kerry Pawl.

Revenue: $9 million in 2011; $4.5 million in 2010.

No. of local employees: 200.

Investors: Self-funded.

Headquarters: Mission Valley.

Year founded: 2009.

Company description: A community-based home health agency providing three service lines — Home Health, Home Care and Hospice.

Key factors for success: Consideration for patients and staff; reinvesting excess profits; measuring success by doing the right thing.

Four San Diegans who cashed in their 401(k) plans to invest in a once failing business are seeing a dramatic turnaround...