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Executive Team


Sarah Boburka, CHPCA
President & Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Boburka is President and Chief Executive Officer of 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 now provides services to patients and their families in a 13-county region.

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Lisa M. Cox
Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications

Lisa Cox joined JourneyCare in October 2017 as Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, where she is responsible for leading and building brand awareness, managing reputation, and developing innovative marketing and digital strategies to drive growth, making JourneyCare a household brand name.Read more

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

Julie Glendenning was promoted to Vice President of Learning and Development in June 2016. She joined JourneyCare in 2012 as Director of Learning and Development. In her role, Julie oversees all educational and program development for nearly 1,000 JourneyCare team members. She also supervises all community outreach programs and academic partnerships across the 13 counties JourneyCare serves, including medical fellowships, nursing practicums and social work practicums.Read more

Mark Grzeskowiak, MD, HMDC
Chief Medical Officer

As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Grzeskowiak oversees an innovative structure of expertise-focused medical directors, providing collaborative leadership in inpatient hospice and palliative care, pediatrics, community hospice and palliative care. Dr. Grzeskowiak joined JourneyCare in 2014 as a Medical Director and later as VP of Medical Services. He provides leadership to field teams, as well as to JourneyCare’s Hospice CareCenters in Barrington, Glenview, Woodstock, Rush Medical Center in Chicago and NCH in Arlington Heights.Read more

Leslie Horwitz, RN, BSN
Chief Clinical Officer

As Senior 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, Nurse Liaisons/Admissions, Crisis Care, PRN Registry and 24/7 Triage Team.Read more

Joseph Matty
President, JourneyCare Foundation

Joseph P. Matty joined JourneyCare in May 2016 as President of the JourneyCare Foundation, where he provides strategic oversight of fundraising activities and programs, such as campaigns,planned and memorial giving, major donors, grants and engagement opportunities. Read more

Mary Pat Scoltock
Chief Strategy Officer

Mary Pat Scoltock was named Chief Strategy Officer with JourneyCare in July 2017 overseeing Business Development, Strategic Marketing and Communications and Human Resources. She joined the agency in March 2011 in business development, and was later promoted to Vice President of Business Development. Read more

Stacey Sunde
Vice President of Business Development Officer

Stacey Sunde is the Vice President of Business Development with JourneyCare which partners with executives, administration and clinical leaders to meet palliative care and end-of-life needs.Read more