Team Members & Leadership

Hospice of the Valley team members include a multi-disciplined clinical staff.  Most eligible team members, including nurses and aides are certified in Hospice and Palliative Care. Supporting our team members are more than 150 volunteers who provide an array of services. Hospice of the Valley is committed to providing quality end-of-life care.

Management Team

  • Debbie Heard, Chief Executive Officer
  • Lori Yates, MSN, RN, MNHSA, CHPN, Compliance, Quality, and Education Director
  • Nette Finnegan, RN, CHPN, Patient Services Director
  • Bridget Montgomery, Business Development Director
  • Debbie McGregor, Volunteer Manager
  • Rev. Brad Eades, Bereavement Chaplain
  • Connie Schultz, Business and Financial Manager
  • Patricia Peoples, Human Resource and Payroll Coordinator
  • David Hamilton, IT/Facilities Manager

2020 Board of Directors

  • Jimmy Adams, President
  • Claudia Compton, Vice President
  • Brenda Ceruzzi, Secretary
  • Elaine Maxey, Treasurer
  • Charles Coffey, M.D.
  • Timothy Weirich, M. D.
  • Matt Young
  • Douglas Bachuss, Jr.
  • Haley Iverson
  • Kristy Terry
  • Sandra Ligon

240 Johnston Street, SE
PO Box 2745
Decatur, AL 35602
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  • Telephone: (256) 350-5585
  • Referral Fax: (256) 260-0847
  • Administrative Fax: (256) 350-3769
  • Clinical Fax: (256) 350-5567

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