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    Phillip Ward

    President and Chief Executive Officer

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    Phillip Ward

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Manages daily operations and strategic planning for the organization. Direct reporting authority over information technology, human resources, communications, business development, pharmacy services, procurement, materials management, security, and compliance and quality management. Phil joined Community Hospice in 1992. He studied business administration at Florida State College and the University of Florida. He also is a graduate of Berean Bible Institute.

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    Andrea Fritz

    Senior Vice President, Finance

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    Andrea Fritz

    Senior Vice President, Finance

    Andrea is responsible for the Finance department and billing functions for the organization. She previously served as controller from 2000 to 2008. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Geneseo and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Florida.

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    Kenny Stevenson

    Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence

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    Kenny Stevenson

    Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence

    Kenny provides executive oversight and management of compliance and regulatory issues, as well as the quality management program for Community Hospice. He is accountable for corporate compliance, quality, contracts, credentialing and medical records. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama.

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    Mary McElroy

    Senior Vice President of Hospice Services

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    Mary McElroy

    Senior Vice President of Hospice Services

    Oversees all clinical nursing and nursing assistant functions, including inpatient, home care, long term care, triage and nursing services administration. Mary received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University and a Master of Science in Administration and Health Services from Central Michigan University. In 2003, she was honored as one of the Great 100 Nurses of Northeast Florida.

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    Brandon Culp

    Vice President of Business Development

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    Brandon Culp

    Vice President of Business Development

    Brandon has direct experience planning, implementing and managing new product launches and rebranding mature products and companies. He possesses over 15 years of experience providing brand, sales team and product management, marketing, training to a variety of healthcare, pharmaceutical and online retail companies.

Representation from the community is integral in guiding Community Hospice management. The organization was formed as a community resource by consolidating the efforts of various healthcare providers. Members of our boards provide insight about end-of-life needs, trends and other community issues.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Legend

** - Executive Committee Members

*** - Deceased

Ex-Officio Members

Emeritus


St. Augustine/St. John’s County Advisory Board