Jane Russo CEO VNA & HospiceThe Central Coast VNA & Hospice, Inc. Board of Directors takes great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Jane Russo as Chief Executive Officer.  Since 2011, Jane has served in a variety of positions with the VNA, including Chief Strategic Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Hospice Administrator/Director of Business Development.  She resides in Monterey with her family.

Michael McGirr, Board Chair, was effusive in his expression of support for the appointment of Jane Russo to lead the organization of over 220 employees.  The VNA provides community health services, home health, and hospice care throughout Monterey, San Benito, and southern Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties.  “Jane is a tremendous talent, great leader, and a strong and relentless advocate for the health care needs of our Central Coast communities.” said McGirr.  “She has unmatched experience at delivering exceptional, quality health care to our clients”.

Jane, a graduate of The University of Denver, has over 25 years’ experience in healthcare, prior to VNA held Regional Director positions with HCR Manor Care.  That experience will be vital to the future of health care delivery by the professionals at the VNA.  “I have such respect for this organization and the mission it brings to our communities.” said Russo.  She has also served on the board of the local Arthritis Foundation, the California Association of Health Services at Home, and was instrumental in securing a VNA’s Associate Membership of the United Veterans Council.  Russo continues “I am honored to focus on supporting our team, improving patient outcomes through the equitable delivery of services, and integrating with our health care systems.

“Jane advocates for compassion and optimizing the transition from hospital to home” stated VNA Board member, Allen B. Radner, MD with Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System.  “On behalf of the board we look forward to working with Jane to improve quality clinical outcomes.” stated VNA board member, Debbie Sober, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, with Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula.  “

 

In its 70th year, VNA is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care to residents of the Central Coast by meeting their individual needs in a caring, effective, honorable, and accessible manner.

For more information, visit www.ccvna.com or call 831-372-6668

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Release Date:  February 1, 2021

Media Contact: Tina DelPiero, Director of Fund Development