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June 14, 2014

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HCS Names New President/CEO

Cathy Sorenson, BSN, COS-C, President/CEO
Cathy Sorenson,

Cathy Sorenson, BSN, COS-C is President and CEO of Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services. Cathy has more than twenty-five years of nursing and health care management experience.

Cathy began her career at HCS in 2010 as Director of Clinical Services. In 2011, she was promoted to Chief Clinical Operating Officer, overseeing all home care divisions as well as the Castle Center Life Enrichment Program. In November of 2013 she was named President and CEO by the HCS Board of Directors after a nationwide search, following the retirement of Barbara Duckett, who had held the position for thirteen years.

Cathy holds a Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Nursing. She will complete her MBA in Health Administration from Franklin Pierce University in the spring of 2014. She holds a Certificate in Home Care Management from Suffolk University and is a Certified OASIS Specialist. Cathy is also a graduate of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement QI Scholars Program.

Upon assuming the leadership position at HCS Cathy said, "Barbara's legacy of innovative leadership and forward thinking has positioned HCS as the preferred provider of visiting nurse, hospice, and community services in the Monadnock region. It has been my privilege to work with Barbara, and I look forward to leading HCS into the future as we navigate the challenges of providing person-centered, high quality, affordable healthcare to the people in the communities served by HCS."

Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services and VNA at HCS
Board of Directors

Deborah J. Blanc, Chair
Betsy Cotter, Vice-Chair
Peter Gosline, Secretary
Joji Robertson, Treasurer
Janet Ackerman
Joseph Baute
JoAnn Fenton
John A. McIntosh
Allen Mendelson
Charles Montgomery, MD
Maureen O'Brien
Brian Reilly, MD
Katherine J. Snow, Director at Large

Ex Officio: Cathy Sorenson, President/CEO
Richard J. Skeels, CFO

Administrative Staff

Cathy Sorenson, President/CEO
Susan Ashworth, Director of Community Relations
Mary Davis, VNA Program Director
Gayle Murphy, Director of Human Resources
Richard Olmstead, Program Analytics & Special Projects Director
Lynn Robbins, Associate Director of Business Development
Marilyn Shriver, Director of Development
Richard Skeels, CFO
Wendy Wierzbowski, Hospice Program Director
Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS) is Medicare certified, and licensed by the State of New Hampshire. HCS programs are provided to all service eligible individuals without regard to age, race, religion, sex, handicapping conditions, marital or economic status, except where constrained by specialized funding. HCS is a United Way Agency.