Alive, one of the oldest hospices in the nation and the only nonprofit provider of hospice care and end-of-life services in Middle Tennessee, announced the appointment of Kimberly Goessele as president and chief executive officer effective September 23. In her new role, she will lead two residential and three satellite locations, along with a team of 328 clinical and administrative staff and nearly 450 volunteers.
A recognized strategist and innovator in the Nashville healthcare community, Goessele joins Alive from 180 Health Partners, where she served as chief operating officer and led business development and strategy for the nonprofit. She also served as executive director of the 180 Impact Fund, the 501(c) arm of the organization. Previous experience includes leadership positions with Premise Health, W Squared, and Healthways.