Phil guides the strategic direction and overall management for Hosparus Health according to the goals and objectives of our board of directors. Under his leadership, Hosparus Health has become a national leader in hospice and palliative care and a driving force promoting adherence to the not-for-profit model for end-of-life care.
Phil is committed to taking Hosparus Health to the next level in promoting and piloting earlier care for advanced illness through the organization’s new Adult Palliative Care program. This flagship pilot is gaining national attention with an end goal of creating an Advanced illness Care benefit under Medicare.
Prior to joining Hosparus, Inc. in 2006, Phil served as executive director of the Norton Healthcare Foundation and chief executive officer at the Healing Place in Louisville. Before shifting his career toward non-profit endeavors, he held executive positions with US Bank in Cincinnati, National City Bank in Cleveland and several other Kentucky banking institutions.
Phil is past chair (2011 – 2012) of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization International. He serves on the executive committee of the board of the Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care, board chair (2015-2017) vice president (2009 – 2010), treasurer (2010 – 2011) and secretary (2012 – 2013). In addition, Phil serves as the Board Chair for Health Enterprises Network, treasurer for the Thrive Innovation Center and is a board member on Greater Louisville, Inc’s Board of Directors . He joined the National Hospice Work Group in 2012 as a founding member of the now formed National Partnership for Hospice Innovation.
Most recently, Phil and a group of peers formed the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council to further healthcare initiatives in our region with the intentional goal of making Louisville the aging care capital of the world.
Phil is recognized as one of America’s most sought after leaders and valued contributors within the non-profit hospice and palliative care industry.