Dena Strickland

Dena Strickland

Dena Strickland, President of Big Bend Hospice Foundation, Inc. has over 35 years of experience in strategic planning, fundraising, public relations, marketing, event planning and relationship-based business development. She received […]

Grace LeClair

Grace LeClair attended Aquinas Junior College and Massachusetts Bay Community College. She joined BBH in 2008 and currently serves as Senior Director of Business Administration. Grace is responsible for managing […]

Sharon Davidson, CVA

Sharon is the Senior Director of Community Engagement at Big Bend Hospice.  For over 10 years, she has worked to ensure BBH’s brand, image, and “voice” are consistent with the organization’s mission to positively impact the way the […]

Fran Bell, RN, CHPN

As Big Bend Hospice’s (BBH) Chief Compliance Officer, Fran Bell is responsible for managing the organization’s risks and ensuring the business operations are performed in compliance with state and federal […]


Joel Garr, Big Bend Hospice’s (BBH) Chief Information Officer is responsible for the management, strategy, and execution of BBH’s information services. He and his staff oversee technical infrastructure and projects […]

Kathy Elmore

Kathy Elmore, RN, CHPN

Kathy Elmore, RN, CHPN, the Chief Nursing Officer at Big Bend Hospice (BBH), brings an extensive background in nursing with overall 27 years of experience, 25 of those being in […]

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Deborah Morris, MD

Dr. Morris received her MD degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville, and then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. She served […]

Jon Wood, CPA, LSSBB

Mr. Wood is responsible for building teams, mitigating risk, overseeing day-to-day operations, and providing timely and accurate financial information. Additionally, he assists in developing a Big Bend Hospice (BBH) business […]

Bill Wertman, MSW

Bill Wertman received both his BSW and MSW from Florida State University. He also taught graduate courses at the FSU College of Social Work for 10 years. Bill came to […]