Hospice & Palliative Care appoints new CEO

Hospice & Palliative Care has appointed a new chief executive officer.

Posted: Jan 30, 2018 5:07 PM

NEW HARTFORD - Hospice & Palliative Care has appointed a new chief executive officer.

Shannon Cayea, who formerly served as CEO at Elderwood at Wheatfield, has been appointed as CEO for Hospice & Palliative Care, replacing former CEO Ann Tonzi.

Cayea is a licensed nursing home administrator, and she has served as a nursing home administrator and executive leader at several healthcare facilities throughout the state. She holds a master’s degree in Public Health Administration from New School University in Manhattan, and a bachelor’s degree in Geriatric Psychology from SUNY Brockport.

“Shannon is an experienced administrator with a breadth of healthcare experience,” said Rudolph von Bernuth, board president for Hospice & Palliative Care. “Her years of experience in healthcare and her ability to lead an organization will enhance Hospice’s position within our healthcare community and at the state level.”

Since 1977, Hospice & Palliative Care has been providing end-of-life care to residents in Oneida, Herkimer and eastern Madison counties.

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