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Executive Team

s-beallesSarah Bealles, CHPCA
President & Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Bealles is President and Chief Executive Officer with JourneyCare, the region’s premier palliative care and end of life provider, the result of the June 2015 merger of Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care, JourneyCare and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The combined agency is now providing services to patients and their families and caregivers in a 10-county area.  Read more

Daniel Barron
Vice President of Information Technology

Daniel Barron was named JourneyCare’s Vice President of Information Technology in December 2016. He brings over 20 years of progressive experience in developing IT strategy, along with transforming organizations, their products, services and operations.

Previously, Daniel was Information Technology Director with the American Society of Anesthesiologists in Schaumburg, IL, where he was responsible for all aspects of IT strategy, operations and personnel. Read more

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Kelly Fischer, BSN, CHPN, CHPCA
Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer of JourneyCare, Kelly Fischer leads and manages a comprehensive array of programs and services for the agency, with a focus on fiscal stewardship and providing excellent clinical care to more than 1200 hospice patients, 1100 palliative care patients and 180 pediatric patients daily. Kelly also oversees the evaluation of ongoing programs and the development of new ones as needs and growth of the agency demand.Read more

Carrie Flock, RN, AAS, CHPN
Vice President of Quality and Compliance

Carrie Flock serves as Vice President of Quality and Compliance, after being promoted from Northwest Regional Director and Director of Clinical Services. Carrie leads the agency’s quality and compliance functions, develops and manages quality assessment and performance improvement plans, and ensures compliance with state and federal law, as well as accreditation standards.Read more

Julie Glendenning  MSN, RN, APN, WCC
Vice President of Learning and Development

Julie Glendenning serves as Vice President of Learning and Development, having been promoted from Director of Learning and Development, a position she held since joining  JourneyCare in 2012.Read more

 

DSC_2494aMark Grzeskowiak, MD, HMDC
Vice President of Medical Services

As Vice President of Medical Services with JourneyCare, Dr. Mark Grzeskowiak oversees an innovative structure of “expertise-focused” medical directors, providing collaborative leadership in inpatient hospice, inpatient palliative care, pediatrics, community hospice and community palliative care and leading the physician teams that provide care in these areas.Read more

HorwitzLeslie.jpgLeslie Horwitz, RN, BSN
Vice President of Access

As Vice President of Access, Leslie Horwitz oversees all patients’ entry into the agency’s hospice, palliative care and pediatric programs, while promoting and strengthening hospital partnerships and ensuring access to JourneyCare programs and services. The Access team includes Intake, Admissions, Crisis Care, PRN Registry and 24/7. Read more

 

MarshallJim Marshall, RN, BS, CHPN, CHPCA
Vice President of Clinical Services

Jim Marshall was promoted to Vice President of Clinical Services with JourneyCare in March 2016. For the past 15 years, Jim has held key clinical leadership positions in several areas of hospice, including Regional Director, Director of Inpatient Teams and Director of Access with JourneyCare. Read more

 

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Joseph Matty
President, JourneyCare Foundation

Joseph Matty, together with the Foundation team, helps ensure that JourneyCare keeps one of its most important promises: to never turn anyone away because of an inability to pay. From high-profile fundraising events such as the Galas and Decades Dance, to the annual appeal campaign and direct one-to-one donor relationship building, Joseph oversees the Foundation’s many successful initiatives. Read more

Scoltock,Mary PatMary Pat Scoltock
Chief Business Development Officer

Mary Pat Scoltock was named Chief Business Development Officer with JourneyCare in October 2016. She joined the agency in March 2011 as an Account Specialist, was promoted to Director of Business Development and was named Vice President, Business Development with JourneyCare in June 2015. Read more


janice-vaysbergJanice Vaysberg

Chief Financial Officer

Janice Vaysberg joined JourneyCare in October 2016 as Chief Financial Officer. Janice oversees all organizational financial activities, including accounting, finance and business planning operations. Previously, Janice was Vice President of Finance at OptumRx (a subsidiary of United Healthcare Group.Read more

 

miriam mollin professional image 2015Miriam Wallace, SPHR
Vice President of Human Resources

Miriam Wallace was named Vice President, Human Resources with JourneyCare in June 2015. She is responsible for the implementation of HR strategy to support a growing organization in a highly competitive healthcare market and serves as strategic business partner to executive team and Board of Directors. She was charged with redesigning, managing, evaluating and, most recently, integrating all aspects of HR, including recruitment, leadership development, employee relations, talent management, compensation and performance management strategies.Read more