WelbeHealth has appointed Cathy Fraser as Chief People Officer. Hanold Associates’ Adam Watson and Val Lopez led the search for this role.
As Chief People Officer, Cathy will focus on strategic development of programs and initiatives that support achieving the organization’s clinical and care excellence goals and ensure optimal talent growth, development and retention. In this role, Cathy will scale WelbeHealth’s unique Courage to Love culture, ensuring the team’s ability to provide optimal care for every WelbeHealth participant. Cathy will report to President Matt Patterson and will serve as an operating partner within the executive team. Prior to joining WelbeHealth, Cathy served as Chief HR Officer at Mayo Clinic.
WelbeHealth recently became the first Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provider to convert to a public benefit company, meaning it is obligated to take into consideration the concerns of all stakeholders while prioritizing corporate responsibility and sustainability. An alternative to nursing homes, PACE is a Medicare and Medicaid program that helps keep people in their communities.
Founded in 2015, WelbeHealth provides comprehensive home-based medical and social services to vulnerable seniors across California, including the cities of Stockton, Modesto, Pasadena, Burbank, Long Beach and Fresno.