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 her BS in Public Relations from the UF College of Journalism in 1986. President since January 2019, Dena oversees the Foundation and works with the Board of Trustees, community and staff to support the mission of Big Bend Hospice, Inc.
Strickland was nominated one of Tallahassee’s 25 Women You Need to Know, was selected to be the cover and feature of Tallahassee Woman Magazine for her philanthropic work and has served on numerous boards in the Leon County area.
“It is an honor and privilege to work for an organization that touches the lives of everyone. I am so inspired by the work that our doctors, nurses, and social workers perform daily and am in awe by the way they care for others. We always say, we turn no one away – and we are there when you need them the most – It is my mission to make sure we are Big Bend Hospice strong in perpetuity – because the love and care provided here, is essential! It is a beautiful non-profit that I am very thankful and honored to be a part of.”