Our Leadership

 

 

Andrea Green, R.N., Chief Executive Officer

Andrea Green, R.N., Chief Executive Officer
Andrea Green has served as the Chief Executive Officer for Community Hospice of Texas since its inception in 1996. Andrea began her hospice career in 1986 as the Director of St. Joseph Hospice. She was instrumental in managing the merger of Harris, Huguley Memorial, and St. Joseph Hospices, resulting in the formation of Community Hospice of Texas. Andrea also holds extensive clinical experience, and worked for John Peter Smith Hospital and Saint Joseph Hospital as the Critical Care Coordinator. She serves as the Vice President for the Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance and holds a Certification in Hospice Administration. Andrea attended Bradford University in England where she obtained her Midwife Certification and U.T.A. where she earned a B.S. in Nursing.

 

 

Pat Jackson

 

 

Patricia Jackson, L.C.S.W., Chief Operating Officer

Pat Jackson has been with Providence Hospice since 1995. She first joined Providence Home Care as a Social Worker and Bereavement Coordinator and became the Executive Director following the merger with Community Hospice of Texas. In 2006, Pat was promoted to Executive Vice President of Providence Hospice. As a licensed clinical social worker, she has also held staff and management positions in long-term care. Pat is a member of the Waco Rotary Club. She holds a B.A. in Social Work from Baylor University and a M.S. in Social Work from the University of Texas of Arlington.

 

 

 

Claudia Duff

Claudia Duff, VP of Human Resources and Leadership Development

Claudia Duff joined Community Hospice of Texas in 2010 and brings 20 years of experience in Human Resources from both the non-profit and for-profit arena. Claudia is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a degree in Psychology and Personnel Management with a career spanning not only Human Resources but Volunteer Program Leadership as well. In addition to her responsibilities for Human Resources, Claudia serves as the champion for the Leadership Development Institute, a Studer initiative, which establishes Agency-wide goals and cultural expectations, she also provides leadership and direction for the Community Hospice Volunteer Program. A lifelong resident of Fort Worth, Claudia is active in her church and community, she is a DISC Personality Profile facilitator, has been trained through Coaching U institute and is a member of the Fort Worth Human Resources Management Association and the National Hospice Work Group HR Forum.

 

 

Janet Lieto

Dr. Janet Lieto, Chief Medical Director

As chief medical director, Dr. Lieto visits patients receiving care at CHT facilities in Fort Worth and surrounding communities. She assists and supports the organization’s 30-member physician team representing a range of medical specialties, including family practice, internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care, geriatric medicine and hospice and palliative care. Dr. Lieto is a certified medical director through the American Medical Directors Association, and holds board certification in family practice, geriatric medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. She is currently assistant professor in internal medicine and an instructor at the University of North Texas Health Science in Fort Worth. Her clinical areas of interest and research throughout her career include geriatrics, aging issues, home health care, Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and physician involvement in palliative and end of life care. Dr. Lieto has received numerous academic awards for her community service, leadership and dedication to research. Prior to joining CHT, Dr. Lieto held medical director roles at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Virtua Health Care, and Cadbury Continuing Care at Home – all in New Jersey, where she also served as a practicing hospice physician. Dr. Lieto received her medical training at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa, and completed her internship at Springfield Hospital, Springfield, Pa. She fulfilled her family practice residency and geriatric fellowship requirements at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

 

Steve Laughlin

Steve Laughlin, Director of Business Development

Steve is the Director of Business Development and will manage a team of 17 Nurse Liaisons and Community Liaisons in the 25 counties we serve. Steve has been in the healthcare industry for 20 years with most of that time spent in the medical specialty hospital business; long term acute care hospitals. One of the things that most impressed Steve about CHT is the dedication to culture and team focus. He is passionate about the healthcare customer service industry and his primary goal is to support our business development team in growth opportunities that help elevate CHT to preferred provider status for hospice services in the communities we serve. Steve has a BBA and master’s in business admin and have served on special project committee with Case Management Society of America for more than 10 years and served as board member in the Texas Chapter from 2007 to 2010 and remain active as a volunteer.

 

 

 

Tammera Ryan

Tammera Ryan, Executive Director
Providence Hospice of Waco

Tammera Ryan has been with Providence Hospice since January 2003. She joined the Providence Hospice family as the Community Liaison for both the Waco and Mexia offices. She was promoted to the Community Liaison Coordinator, overseeing the marketing staff for both offices. She now serves as the Assistant Director of the Waco office. Her responsibilities include oversight of the marketing team, the business support team, and the volunteer services. Prior to joining Providence Hospice, she worked for VistaCare of Temple as a Director of Professional Relations. Her background also includes 6 years of experience in a long term care facility. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Texas A&M University.

 

 

 

Shelly Robinson

Shelly Robinson, R.N., Director
Community Hospice of Texas, Hospice House South, Hospice House Downtown

Shelly Robinson joined Community Hospice of Texas in 1999. Beginning as a Case Manager, she was promoted to Site Director in 2002. She began her hospice career in 1988 as a Case Manager. Shelly also has extensive clinical experience, working in Home Health in San Diego, CA, and Med/Surg in Hinsdale, Ill. She is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. Shelly is a Registered Nurse and holds an A.S. from Pacific Union College in Angwin, CA.

 

 

 

 

Mike Hill

Mike Hill, Executive Director
Community Hospice of Texas Dallas

Mike Hill joined Community Hospice of Texas in 2011 as Executive Director of the Dallas office. Mike brings over twenty-five years in sales, marketing and management experience, including ten years in home health care as Director of Harris Medical Supply - Texas Health Resources. In this role, he led the medical equipment division's growth from annual gross revenues of $1.3 million to over 15 million. In addition to his management role at THR, Mike served on the Harris Methodist Fort Worth Board of Ethics and the Associate Fund Allocation Board. Mike's community involvement is evidenced by leadership roles held while raising funds for United Way, March of Dimes, and the Harris Associate Program. Mike holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from the University of Texas at Arlington.

 

 

LuAnn Campbell

LuAnn Campbell, L.M.S.W, Director
Providence Hospice Mexia

LuAnn Campbell joined Community Hospice in 2000 and has served as a Social Worker and currently as the Site Director. Prior to Providence Hospice, LuAnn worked for Hospice of Mercy in Mexia as the Director of Social Services for 9 years. She also worked for Community Hospice of Waco/Hillcrest as the Volunteer Coordinator and Social Worker for 6 years. She is a member of the National Social Worker’s Association. LuAnn earned her B.S. in Social Work from Baylor University and a M.S. in Social Work for the University of Texas at Arlington.