Linda has been a healthcare executive for 40+ years throughout the healthcare continuum. Immediately before joining the Peace Village team she was the President and CEO of Hospice at Home, a large non-profit Hospice and Palliative Care organization in Southwest Michigan. Additionally, as a result of a successful integration of Hospice at Home with Lakeland HealthCare several years ago, Linda was Vice-President of Life Transitions and Advance Healthcare Planning and part of the executive team of the health system. Linda’s experience also includes inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, private duty and staffing support, and long-term residential care for children with developmental disabilities. She is an advocate for relationship-centered care and passionate about advance health care planning, palliative care, end of life care, and grief and bereavement support.
In addition to being a long-time nursing professional and a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator, Linda has a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration and a Doctorate in Holistic Health. She is also an Ordained Interfaith Minister and enjoys time with her four adult children and seven grandchildren.