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Tarrah Lowry-Schreiner, Chief Executive Officer, B.S., Business Administration, emphasis Medical Administration. Tarrah has been a big part of the Sangre de Cristo Hospice’s success since April of 2008. Since that time, she has served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Branch Administrator and Director of Business Development.
Dr. Smith graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a certification in Internal Medicine. She is also the first graduate of the Hospice & Palliative Care Program offered through Parkview Medical Center’s Osteopathic Residency Program.
Julie Weihrich, VP of Operations, joined our team in 2014. Julie brings over 16 years’ experience in home health administration where her leadership demonstrated both financial and clinical success to the agencies she served.
Deb Marroney, our Chief Financial Officer, is a Certified Public Accountant. Deb first came to Sangre as the acting CFO in January, 2011, after retiring from the Colorado Lottery, where she had served as financial reporting manager for 22 years.
Tabatha Abeyta, our Development Director, came to Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care in the summer of 2017. She brings over 20 years philanthropic experience with the past 12 years as a Development Director. Her background includes development work in hospitals and hospice programs.
Brianna Kirkland RN, serves as Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Admissions and has been part of the Sangre de Cristo team since 2004. She plays a vital role heading the admissions and referral-based marketing teams, as well as the leader of the IMPACT Palliative Care program.
Joni Phillips, our Director of Human Resources, came to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in 2012 serving as the Employee Relations Specialist. She has nearly 10 years of Human Resources experience in the healthcare field and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources.
Paula Padilla, our Director of Compliance, joined our team in June 2016. Her tenure of 33 years as a Long Term Care Administrator has provided her with the experience in understanding and implementing Federal/State regulations as well as Compliance and Quality Assurance Programs.
Michael Martin, our Information Technology Director, came to Sangre de Cristo Hospice at the end of 2016. His experience includes working at ASI Constructors in Pueblo West as their Server Administrator/IT Manager, as well as the Systems Administrator for 8 years working for the Columbia/HCA – Chino Valley Medical Center.