Our Team

J. Brad Hunter, President and CEO

Mr. Hunter, a hospice industry veteran for more than 20 years, founded Hospice Care of Louisiana in 1997 and Community Hospices of America in 2003, which was renamed Hospice Compassus in 2008.  After serving as the Senior Vice-President of Operations at Hospice Compassus for 6 years, he founded a Virginia-based hospice organization, which became the foundation for Care Hospice. Mr. Hunter has served as the President or Director of several State hospice organizations and as a Director of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). He has chaired NHPCO’s Regulatory and Audit committees, and vice-chaired or been a member of NHPCO’s Finance, Public Policy, Legislative, and Governance committees.

Grant Brown, Executive Vice President

Mr. Brown has over 20 years of operational and business development experience and is focused on improving agency operations, sales and marketing at Care Hospice agencies. Prior to Care Hospice he held financial and operational roles at an oil and gas software and consulting firm, an energy company, and a water engineering and manufacturing company. He spent five years in management consulting at the Monitor Group and began his career in corporate finance at Texas Instruments.

Robert Wolf, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Wolf has considerable experience in finance and banking, with initial roles at Salomon Smith Barney and Citigroup Investments where he was focused on M&A origination, structuring, financing and private equity investments. Prior to joining Care, Mr. Wolf spent 11 years at Greenbriar Equity Group where he held numerous CFO and financial roles across the fund’s portfolio companies.

Michael Hutchinson, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Mr. Hutchinson has over 30 years of health care experience in sales and sales management with increasing levels of responsibility. After beginning his career at Procter and Gamble, he spent 10 years at United Health Group and then played an integral role in growing Beacon Hospice’s business leading up to its sale to Amedisys. Most recently Mr. Hutchinson was the Vice President of Sales for Kindred’s hospital division. Mr. Hutchinson is responsible for the overall management of Care’s outbound communications within the communities we serve.

Brannon Wiltse, Senior Vice President

Mr. Wiltse has spent over 13 years in hospice in multiple roles including local, regional and divisional operating roles and also new business development. He began his hospice career working with Hospice Care of Louisiana, which evolved into Community Hospices of America. Mr. Wiltse also held multiple roles with Hospice Compassus and Curo Health Services. Mr. Wiltse is focused on expanding Care’s footprint across the markets it serves by adding incremental offices and branches to extend Care’s service footprint.

Kristin Rich, RN, Corporate Compliance Officer

Ms. Rich has worked in hospice and health care since 1990. She has held compliance and operational roles at Kendallwood Home Health Care and Hospice, Continuum Hospice, Trinity Hospice and LifeChoice Hospice, among others. In addition to overseeing clinical and compliance activities for 2,000+ average daily census hospices, Ms. Rich has also provided consulting services and interim management roles for numerous hospice organizations.

Additional Resources

Care Hospice is also staffed with a dedicated group of veteran hospice experts. Our professionals provide support and direction for regulatory compliance, reimbursement, accounting, payroll, information technology, and reporting capabilities.

Board of Directors

Care Hospice reports to an independent board of directors made of up seasoned executives with extensive hospice and health care knowledge. Our board is actively engaged with the company, providing support with major operational endeavors, while also providing support as we evaluate potential transactions.