LAS VEGAS – July 23, 2017 – Carole Fisher, president and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice, today announced that Diane Fearon has joined the nonprofit hospice as Vice President for Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships.
In her role, Fearon will direct external marketing efforts, referral development, and census-building activities as well as design a comprehensive fundraising strategy. She will provide strategic guidance to the hospice and the business development teams, and cultivate relationships with key community leaders to promote the hospice and its services.
Prior to her position with Nathan Adelson Hospice, she worked as the Admissions and Transitions Optimization program director at HealthInsight Nevada. In addition, she served as CEO of Communities In Schools of Nevada from 2013 until 2016 and also spent 25 years in commercial banking.
Fearon graduated in 2001 from Pacific Coast Banking School, which is a Masters-degree level program in partnership with the Graduate School of Business at the University of Washington.
When she is not at work, Fearon makes community involvement a priority. She currently commits her time to the Nevada Commission for Women. She has served as the vice chair of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s Host Committee as well as the vice chair of Habitat for Humanity. Fearon has been a member of the Nevada Public Radio Investment Committee, the Shade Tree Endowment Board, and the Leadership Las Vegas Program.
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care and palliative medicine for almost 40 years, is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 hospice and palliative care patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an in-patient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care. The mission of the hospice is to be the Hospice of Choice, the Employer of Preference and a Training Center of Excellence for comprehensive end of life care. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.
The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group and family counseling services to address grief, loss and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.nah.org.