Team Members & Leadership

Hospice of the Valley team members include a multi-disciplined clinical staff.  Most eligible team members, including nurses and aides are certified in Hospice and Palliative Care. Supporting our team members are more than 150 volunteers who provide an array of services. Hospice of the Valley is committed to providing quality end-of-life care.

Management Team

  • Debbie Heard, Chief Executive Officer
  • Deb Barger, RN, Patient Care Services Director
  • Lisa Hambright, RN, Compliance, Quality and Education Director
  • Bridget Montgomery, Business Development Director
  • Connie Landers, Volunteer Manager
  • Rev. Brad Eades, Bereavement Chaplain
  • Connie Schultz, Business and Financial Manager
  • Jennifer Wray, Human Resource and Payroll Coordinator
  • Dale Gray, IT/Facilities Manager

Board of Directors

  • Chris Priest, President
  • Jeff Powers, Vice President
  • Claudia Compton, Secretary
  • Stan Evans, Treasurer
  • James Boyle, M.D., Medical Director
  • Micah Howard, M. D., Medical Director
  • John Irle M. D., Medical Director
  • Douglas Bachuss, Jr.
  • Charles Coffey M. D.
  • Scott Matthews, M.D.
  • Kristy Terry
  • Elaine Maxey
  • Brenda Ceruzzi
  • Sandra Ligon

240 Johnston Street, SE
PO Box 2745
Decatur, AL 35602
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  • Telephone: (256) 350-5585
  • Referral Fax: (256) 260-0847
  • Administrative Fax: (256) 350-3769
  • Clinical Fax: (256) 350-5567

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