Carole Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer
Carole A. Fisher is honored to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, bringing to the position, vast knowledge of the healthcare industry, a strong belief in the hospice philosophy, and a passion for the organization’s mission. She is a visionary in her leadership and aspires for Nathan Adelson to be the hospice of choice, the employer of preference, and the training center of excellence.
Early in her career, Ms. Fisher served as a Substance Abuse Counselor and Executive Director of Bridge Counseling Associates, creatively securing a series of diminishing federal and state resources that expanded the scope of services the agency provided to the community. After leaving Bridge Counseling to pursue a career as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer in for-profit behavioral healthcare, Ms. Fisher wished to broaden her professional knowledge and accepted an invitation to serve as Executive Director for Southwest Medical Associates, a division of Sierra Health Services, the largest managed healthcare company in Nevada.
Lynn Stange, RN, BSN, MA, CHC, Chief Compliance Officer
Lynn Stange returned to Nathan Adelson Hospice as the Chief Compliance Officer in 2014. From 2003-2006, she held the position of Director of Staff Development and Regulatory Compliance with the organization. During that time, Ms. Stange was successful in assisting the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in the provider response to the proposed Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participation.
In order to expand her expertise, Ms. Stange accepted the role of Director of Consulting Services with Weatherbee Resources and led a team of twenty consultants. Their projects included regulatory and accreditation preparation and compliance; antitrust and other related investigations; and quality functional assessments. Ms. Stange also spent four years in Arizona, working in the area of skilled nursing care. There she served as the Director of Nursing at Splendido Rancho Vistoso, where she was responsible for overseeing clinical services for their fifty bed skilled nursing/assisted living facility. In this role, she was also responsible for standards of care and regulatory compliance oversight.
Jon Wood, Chief Financial Officer
Jon Wood is a seasoned healthcare finance executive, previously serving two hospice agencies simultaneously as Chief Financial Officer. Jon’s 17 years of healthcare experience ranges from large for-profit hospital systems (Tenet, Triad and Community Health Systems), to start-up physician partnerships. Jon has seven years of experience in hospice finance and operations.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Jon’s healthcare finance career began in an occupational healthcare company headquartered in North Dallas. His work with hospitals began in 2000, and spent the next six years with for-profit hospital companies as an internal auditor, analyst, controller, and assistant CFO. During this time, Jon learned the complexities of healthcare operations, and how to develop financial tools to assist operational managers.
Jon’s hospice experience began in 2007 as a finance director with a for-profit agency in South Carolina. Jon’s work in hospice included consulting engagements with Multi-View Incorporated, and CFO with two non-profit hospice agencies. Jon’s primary focus is mitigating risk, improving operations, increasing his and his team’s competencies, and providing timely and accurate financial information. Through his experience with hospice and palliative care agencies, Jon discovered a passion to serve the hospice community, and help navigate it through this time of tremendous change.
Jon is a certified public accountant, and has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arkansas Tech University.
Karen Rubel, Vice President for Development
“I have always been very impressed with the exemplary service Nathan Adelson Hospice provides for the community. The organization's national reputation is well known throughout the community and I am honored to be a part of this dynamic team”
Karen Rubel joined the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation as Vice President for Development in July of 2007 as a unique opportunity to advance an already thriving fundraising program. Ms. Rubel’s experience in major gifts fundraising and building development programs, coupled with her strong leadership skills and strategic planning abilities, make her an ideal choice to lead the Foundation staff.
Rosamari McNulty, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior Director for Human Resources and Volunteer Services
Rosamari McNulty is pleased to serve as Senior Director for Human Resources and Volunteer Services for Nathan Adelson Hospice. She has 20 years of experience of increasingly complex responsibilities in the human resources field.
Prior to joining Nathan Adelson Hospice, Ms. McNulty served as Director of Human Resources for University Health System, the Clinical Practice of the University of Nevada School of Medicine where she was responsible for all human resources, training and development activities. Ms. McNulty’s experience also includes serving as an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Phoenix and the Director of Human Resources for Lake Mead Hospital Medical Center.