Nathan Adelson Hospice was founded 35 years ago following the death of Nathan Adelson, a hospital administrator who cared deeply for his patients and employees. Nathan Adelson Hospice is the largest nonprofit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for over 400 patients each day. Five women below are part of its executive team.

Carole A. Fisher is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice. The recipient of numerous recognitions, she has become a leader in improving and advancing health care on a local, state and national level.

Rosamari McNulty is Senior Director for Human Resources and Volunteer Services for Nathan Adelson Hospice. She holds more than 18 years of experience of increasingly complex responsibilities in the human resources field. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. She also is a board member of the Southern Nevada Human Resources Association and a member of the United Way of Southern Nevada Women’s Leadership Council.

Diane Smith has served as Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Vice President of Operations since January 2009. She has vast experience as a registered nurse and clinical manager, and extensive knowledge of hospice and palliative care programs. With more than 35 years of experience in healthcare, she helped develop alternative care programs in home health and hospice.

Dawn Metcalfe joined the Nathan Adelson Hospice team in 2006 as the Vice President of Finance and Administration, bringing 35 years of accounting, finance and operational experience. She is strongly committed to the effective management of employees and resources.

Since 2007, Karen Rubel has served as the Vice President of Development for the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation. She oversees marketing, public relations and plant operations. Rubel also achieved a milestone by recently overseeing the team that developed iReferDR, the first, national customized hospice app for medical professionals.