Senior Leadership Team

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Diana Franchitto

President & CEO

Diana Franchitto has been a strong, leading voice for home care, hospice care and palliative care for more than a decade. She joined HopeHealth in 2007, and through her tenure the organization has experienced significant growth and an expansion of services in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Ms. Franchitto facilitated an academic partnership with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, making HopeHealth the first non-hospital teaching affiliate for hospice and palliative medicine in the nation. She also established palliative care partnerships with hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and payers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Franchitto was a senior leader at Caritas Christi Health Care, the predecessor organization to Steward Health Care, the second-largest healthcare system in Massachusetts at that time. In a variety of roles, she was responsible for marketing, communications, public affairs and network development.

Ms. Franchitto has an MBA and a bachelor of science in business administration from Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts. She serves on the board of directors of the National Partnership for Healthcare & Hospice Innovation (vice chair), Rhode Island Quality Institute (chair), Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and CareLink.

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Brian Berger, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Vice President of Access and Community Engagement
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Maureen Bischoff, MBA

Chief Operating Officer
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Dolores Burke, MS, RN-BC, CCM

Vice President, Hospice Clinical Operations
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Gary Croteau

Vice President, Chief Information Officer
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Suzanne Fortier, MPA

Chief Philanthropy Officer
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Cara Hart, SHRM-SCP

Chief Human Resources Officer
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Addy Kane, CPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer
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Edward Martin, MD, MPH, FAAHPM

Chief Medical Officer
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Jennifer Ritzau, MD

Vice President, Medical Staff
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Sandra Wilkerson, RN

Vice President, Clinical Integration
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Diana Zapata, MBA

Chief Growth & Marketing Officer

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