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Executive Leadership Team

Stillwater Hospice is guided by an executive team committed to developing the organization with excellent caregivers who hold the skills and spirit to fulfill our mission of encircling patients and their families with comfort, caring and compassion.

Leslie Friedel
Chief Executive Officer
Ann Moore
DO, FACOI, CMD
Chief Medical Officer
Mary Shankster
Chief Development Officer
Heidi Buffenbarger
Chief Nursing Officer
Elaine Jones
Chief Financial Officer
Mary L. Willems-Akers
Director of Support Services
Bonnie Blackburn-Penhollow
Director of Communications
Cassandra Rosene
Director of Business Development
Monica Chamberlain
Director of Development
Emily Lahr
Associate Director of Impact Giving
Krista Sandlin
Director of Nursing: Support Programs
Jen Owens
Director of Nursing: Homecare
Jon Tyler
Director of Human Resources
Sarah Plasterer
Director of Volunteer Services
Tony Jacobs
IT Director

Medical Team

Dr. Ann Moore
DO, FACOI, CMD
Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director
Dustin J. Petersen
MD, MPH, FACS
Hospice Physician
David Tribble
David Tribble
MD, FAAFPC/CAQHPM
Associate Medical Director
Mary Wilger
Mary Wilger
DO, FACEP
Associate Medical Director
Kacy Davis
DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
Susan DeFrain
Susan DeFrain
MSN, RN, NP-C
Hospice Nurse Practitioner
Debra Fiechter
Debra Fiechter
MSN, FNP-C
Hospice Nurse Practitioner
Jen Littke
Jen Littke
NP-C
Hospice Nurse Practitioner
Fritzi Nodine
Fritzi Nodine
N-PC
Hospice Nurse Practitioner
2023–2024

Board of Directors

Derick Bailey
Vice Chair, Bixler Insurance
Michelle Chambers
Community Volunteer
James Couchman
Community Volunteer
Dustin Crider
Treasurer, Steel Dynamics
Larry DeBolt
Community Volunteer
Rachel DeBolt
IU Health
Teri deMatas
Lutheran Health
Kent Farnsworth, MD
IU Health
Patti Hays
AWS Foundation
Dr. Thomas Howard
OBGYN
Keith Huffman
Dale, Huffman & Babcock
Suzon Motz
Foundation Board Representative
Kim Murphy
Ruoff Mortgage
Kurt Ness
Secretary, Ness Bros.
Grant Porter
Thunderbird Products
Larry Reed
Co-Chair, Community Volunteer
Molly Soberalski
Options Charter School
Nancy Stewart
Community Volunteer
Jesica Thorson
Co-Chair
Mauricio Vergara
Fort Wayne Metals
Gina Zimmerman
Allen County Bar Association & Foundation
Leslie Friedel
Ex Officio
Keiara Carr
Board Intern