A relentless pursuit of a better way to care
We’re committed to our people and our patients. And we’re excited to share our vision of what it means to expand what’s possible in home health and hospice.
Meet our board of directors
Barb Jacobsmeyer was named president and chief executive officer of Enhabit Home Health & Hospice in June 2021. Jacobsmeyer came to Enhabit from Encompass Health, where she served as the company’s executive vice president of operations. She joined Encompass Health in 2007 and served as CEO of the Rehabilitation Hospital of St. Louis from 2007-2012 and then as president of the central region from 2012-2016. Prior to her time at Encompass Health, Jacobsmeyer served as chief operating officer for Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from St. Louis University and her master’s degree in health services management from Webster University.
Jeffrey W. Bolton
Mr. Bolton has more than 40 years of experience in a variety of industries, including health care, higher education, and local government. Throughout his career, Bolton has developed a deep knowledge of acute care hospitals and integrated health networks. Most recently, Bolton served as the chief administrative officer and vice president for administration (the most senior non-physician executive) at Mayo Clinic. While holding this position, Bolton managed strategic alliances and business development, corporate accounting and external reporting, and financial planning and analysis. Bolton was instrumental in establishing the international business of Mayo Clinic by expanding clinical sites in London and Abu Dhabi. Bolton co-led the development of the organization’s new strategic plan and substantially transformed the leadership team, bringing in high-profile executives from outside the system for key roles, such as chief financial officer and chief human resources officer, that had traditionally been filled from within. Prior to serving as the chief administrative officer and vice president, Bolton was the chief financial officer and chair of the Department of Finance at Mayo Clinic. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Bolton worked at Carnegie Mellon University where he held various finance and planning positions, including chief financial officer. Previously, Bolton worked as a planning and financial analyst at the University of Pittsburgh. He began his career as a contract administrator in the City of Pittsburgh. Bolton currently serves on the board of Resoundant, Inc., a privately held medical technology company. He was recently elected to serve on the board of directors of HMN Financial, Inc. a publicly traded stock savings bank holding company.
Tina L. Brown-Stevenson
Ms. Brown-Stevenson is a retired executive who brings nearly three decades of experience in the national healthcare payor industry where she developed an expertise in health system analytics and data. Ms. Brown-Stevenson joined UnitedHealth Group in 2008 as the Executive Vice President of Healthcare Innovation and Information Group before being promoted to the Chief Data and Analytics Officer of OptumInsight. In 2012, Ms. Brown-Stevenson rose to the role of Senior Vice President of Health System Analytics and Decision Support, where she oversaw the analysis and management of provider and patient data to validate UnitedHealth Group’s strategy and product offerings, before her retirement in 2019. Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, Ms. Brown-Stevenson previously held senior leadership positions at several other insurance companies, including Aetna, Cigna, and Partners Healthcare. In addition to her healthcare company experience, Ms. Brown-Stevenson currently serves on the boards of directors of several organizations, including Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Kyruus Inc., a technology company that provides provider search and scheduling solutions to healthcare organizations. She also serves on the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Ms. Brown-Stevenson has demonstrated her leadership and character through involvement on board roles in community and civic organizations. Ms. Brown-Stevenson also provided patient care for many years as a Registered Nurse before her retirement. As a result of her leadership roles at several large national payors in the rapidly evolving field of healthcare data and analytics and her various private board memberships, Ms. Brown-Stevenson is in a unique position to draw on her extensive experience to advise on opportunities to improve the quality of care for our patients through utilization of strategic technology.
Yvonne M. Curl
Ms. Curl is a former vice president and chief marketing officer of Avaya, Inc., a global provider of next-generation business collaboration and communications solutions, which position she held from October 2000 through April 2004. Before joining Avaya, Curl was employed by Xerox Corporation beginning in 1976, where she held a number of middle and senior management positions in sales, marketing and field operations, culminating with her appointment to corporate vice president. Curl currently serves as a director/trustee of VALIC Companies I & II, a mutual fund complex sponsored by American International Group, Inc., and as a director on the boards of the Hilton Head Community Foundation. In the past five years, she has served as a director of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and the Hilton Head Humane Association.
Charles M. Elson
Mr. Elson is a professor of Finance and the Edgar S. Woolard, Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics. Since 2020, he has served as executive editor-at-large of Directors & Boards magazine. From 2000 to 2020, he served as the director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. Elson has also served on the National Association of Corporate Directors’ Commissions on Director Compensation, Executive Compensation and the Role of the Compensation Committee, Director Professionalism, CEO Succession, Audit Committees, Governance Committee, Strategic Planning, Director Evaluation, Risk Governance, Role of Lead Director, Strategy Development, Board Diversity, Board and Long-term Value Creation, and Building the Strategic Asset Board. Additionally, he has served as a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors’ Best Practices Council on Coping with Fraud and Other Illegal Activity and of that organization’s advisory council. Elson serves on the board of Blue Bell Creameries U.S.A., Inc., a privately held company. He recently served as a director of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. In addition, Elson serves as vice chairman of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Corporate Governance. Elson has been of counsel/consultant to the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP from 1995 to the present.
Leo I. Higdon Jr.
Mr. Higdon joined Encompass Health’s board of directors in 2004, and served as its chairman from 2014 until May 5, 2022. He served as president of Connecticut College from July 1, 2006 to December 31, 2013. He served as the president of the College of Charleston from October 2001 to June 2006. Between 1997 and 2001, Higdon served as president of Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He also served as dean of the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. His financial experience includes a 20-year tenure at Salomon Brothers, where he became vice chairman and member of the executive committee, managing the Global Investment Banking Division. Higdon also served as a director of Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Susan A. La Monica
Ms. La Monica is the Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility for Citizens Financial Group, a publicly traded banking and financial services company, where she is responsible for developing human resource strategies to support the company’s business plan and directing its focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues as co-chair of the Citizens ESG Executive Steering Committee. Additionally, Ms. La Monica played a key role in the separation of Citizens Financial Group from the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2014. Prior to joining Royal Bank of Scotland in 2011, Ms. La Monica held several senior human resources leadership roles at JP Morgan Chase. In addition to her human resource experience, Ms. La Monica has demonstrated her leadership and character through over a decade of involvement on board roles in numerous community and civic organizations. As a result of her diverse leadership roles, Ms. La Monica is well positioned to address a full range of human capital issues, including compensation and benefits, talent acquisition and development, organizational development, and ESG matters.
Erin P. Hoeflinger
Ms. Hoeflinger brings over two decades of experience and expertise in the health care payor industry and has played key roles in strategy, operations, and general management throughout her career. Hoeflinger joined Aetna Inc. in 2018 and rose to the role of senior vice president of specialty and strategic solutions where she led the strategy to unite CVS and Aetna assets post-merger (one of the largest health insurance acquisitions in history). Prior to her time at Aetna, Hoeflinger held several positions at Anthem, including the senior vice president and president for local commercial business, senior vice president and president of the commercial and specialty business division, the president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio, and the president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine. Throughout her career, Hoeflinger has developed an extensive skillset in implementing and leading complex transformations and integrations. In addition to her health care company experience, Hoeflinger presently serves on the board of directors and the nominating and governance committee of Midmark Corporation, a privately held company that manufactures and supplies medical, dental, and animal health care products. She previously served on the board of directors and the compensation committee of First Financial Bancorp, a publicly traded banking and financial services company. Hoeflinger also served on the board of directors and compensation committee of MainSource Financial Group, Inc. and MainSource Bank. Hoeflinger served as a member of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees, including on its audit, compliance, and finance committee, and also served on the board of the Wexner Medical Center, an academic medical center on The Ohio State University campus. She has also served in various local and national nonprofit board leadership roles as well in the past.
John E. Maupin Jr.
Dr. Maupin is a retired health care executive with over 40 years of diverse executive leadership experience in academic medicine, public health, ambulatory care and government relations. He served as president and chief executive officer of Morehouse School of Medicine for eight years until his retirement in July 2014. Prior to that, he was the president and chief executive officer of Meharry Medical College for 12 years. His other executive leadership positions have included chief administrative officer of the Morehouse School of Medicine, chief executive officer of Southside Health care, Inc., and Deputy Commissioner Medical Services, Baltimore City Health Department. Maupin currently serves as the chair of the board of directors for VALIC Company I, a mutual fund complex sponsored by American International Group, Inc. In the past five years, he has served as a director on the boards of LifePoint Health, Inc. and Regions Financial Corp.
Gregory S. Rush
Mr. Rush brings more than 30 years of financial experience and expertise within the clinical research organization (CRO), biopharmaceutical, technology and professional services industries. He joined Parexel International Corporation, a global CRO, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2018. Prior to joining Parexel, Rush served from 2013 to 2018 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Syneos Health, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical services organization. Rush also was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tekelec, Inc., a leading developer of telecommunications products and services acquired by Oracle. Rush’s experience also includes serving in various roles at Siebel Systems, Inc., Quintiles Transnational Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, where he developed extensive knowledge in financial operations, capital market transactions, financial reporting, and acquisitions.
L. Edward Shaw Jr.
Following his practice as a partner at Milbank LLP, Mr. Shaw served as general counsel of The Chase Manhattan Bank from 1983 to 1996 and Aetna, Inc. from 1999 to 2003. In addition to his legal role, his responsibilities at both institutions included a wide range of strategic planning, risk management, compliance and public policy issues. From 1996 to 1999, he served as chief corporate officer of the Americas for National Westminster Bank PLC. In 2004, Shaw was appointed independent counsel to the board of directors of the New York Stock Exchange dealing with regulatory matters. From March 2006 to July 2010, he served on a part-time basis as a senior managing director of Richard C. Breeden & Co., and affiliated companies engaged in investment management, strategic consulting, and governance matters. In the past five years, Shaw has served as a director of MSA Safety Inc. He currently serves as a director and former chairman of Covenant House, the nation’s largest privately funded provider of crisis care to children.
Driven by innovation
Advancements in technology and medical treatments are the driving forces that move our business forward. And we’re committed to providing our care team with the innovative tools and technology they need to expand what’s possible in home health and hospice.
Our predictive analytics tools recommend data-driven, patient-centered care plans tailored to each patient’s specific needs so our clinicians can deliver the right care at the right time and our clinicians use state-of-the-art software solutions that offer easy access to medical records and real-time data to seamlessly connect physicians, caregivers and patients.Our Innovations
A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
As a leader in our industry, it’s our responsibility to ensure that everyone feels a sense of belonging — from our clinicians to our patients. We’ve created strategic diversity programs and awareness training, and produce yearly inclusion reports. Moving forward, we’ll continue to focus on advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in all aspects of our work.
Better care for all
We’re committed to expanding what’s possible in home health and hospice care for everyone. And we’re focused on ensuring those who are underserved get the care they deserve, wherever they call home.
Connecting with compassion
Our care team offers patients and their loved ones a sense of control during the most challenging times of their lives, listening and adjusting to their needs as their health care journey progresses.
Achieving clinical excellence
We deliver the highest quality health care to every patient at home, where they’re most comfortable. We achieve this by investing in our people, our tech and our treatment practices.
Bringing the best of what’s next
Advancements in technology and data let us learn more, see more and better predict, helping us elevate outcomes for our patients in new and exciting ways.
Employing our teams
As one of the largest home health providers in the nation, we’re able to draw from a vast pool of talent, tech and data, helping elevate the outcomes and experiences of every patient.
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