Santa Barbara, CA, March 03, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Dream Foundation today announced it appointed Jeff Shaner, a leader in the health care industry, to its National Board of Directors.
“We are excited that Jeff Shaner’s in-depth knowledge of the health care industry and passion for Dream Foundation will help us expand Dream Foundation’s national awareness and scope,” said Dream Foundation Executive Director Kisa Heyer.
Shaner is chief operating officer for PSA Healthcare and leads 70 pediatric homecare locations, 10,000 caregivers, and 3,200 patient and family interactions every day. As SVP, President of Operations at Gentiva Health Services – a leading provider of hospice care services designed to reduce pain and enhance the quality of life of patients facing life-limiting illness he attained significant operating synergies and modified the business model, further enhancing revenue growth. Shaner is also the former President of Gentiva Hospice Foundation, a Dream Foundation corporate partner since 2010.
“As a health care executive, I know that this partnership has helped my company fulfill its own mission,” said Shaner. “I cannot wait to take on a larger role within the Dream Foundation family and contribute as much as I can as a member of the Board of Directors.”
“It’s an exciting time for Dream Foundation, and Jeff brings a wealth of health care experience to the board,” said Board Chair Kenneth P. Slaught. “His leadership will be invaluable in helping serve terminally-ill adults and achieving Dream Foundation’s mission.”
About Dream Foundation
For more than two decades, Dream Foundation has fulfilled dreams of terminally-ill adults and their families, giving them inspiration, closure and comfort at the end of life. Dream Foundation is the only national dream-granting organization for terminally-ill adults, serving more than 20,000 dreams over the past two decades. Together with hundreds of volunteers, more than 600 hospices and health care organizations nationwide, and committed individual and corporate donors, we have built a strong community that supports compassionate care for terminally-ill adults, their families and caregivers.
For more information, visit dreamfoundation.org or call (888) 4-DREAMS.
For a photo of Mr. Shaner or for additional information, please contact Dani Cordaro at firstname.lastname@example.org.