Sarah Bealles is President and Chief Executive Officer with JourneyCare, the region’s premier palliative care and end of life provider, the result of the June 2015 merger of Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care, JourneyCare and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The combined agency is now providing services to patients and their families and caregivers in a 10-county area.
Prior to the merger, Sarah had been President and Chief Executive Officer with JourneyCare since December 2011, after joining the organization in January 2011 as Chief Operating Officer. During her tenure, JourneyCare tripled in size and grew its reserves by 400%, while achieving best in class employee engagement and family satisfaction. Sarah's background includes leadership experience in healthcare, financial services, and nonprofit sectors, with expertise in cultural alignment, strategic planning, governance, operations, risk management and business development.
In recognition of her leadership skills, in September 2015, Sarah was named Chair of the Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. With more than a decade of leadership experience in hospice and palliative care, Sarah is a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator and a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.Blog Posts: