Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Welcomes New Board Members Thomas Rollerson and Brian J. Smith

Santa Barbara, CA — Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas Rollerson to our Board of Directors. Rollerson an advocate for all things good, is Principal at TWR Advisors, a consulting services to forge strategic partnerships and develop ambassador programs with the goal of generating funds and genuine awareness for organizations whose mission is to impact the Thomas Rollerson_HighRes_KDG_CMYK (2)greater good.

Rollerson melds his for-profit and non-profit experiences, to serve as an advisor to individuals, family, community, celebrity or corporate foundations on mission, strategy, grant making and assessment, non-profits in fundraising, board development, and program strategy. Previously, Rollerson was a casting director for The Atmosphere Agency, Executive Vice President at G.S.G. Publishing, National Company Manager & Tour Director with Access Theater, and most notable the Founder/President/CEO of Dream Foundation.

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care is also pleased to welcome Brian J. Smith to the VNHC Board of Directors. He is a retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IMC Global Inc., one of the world’s leading producers and distributors of phosphate and potash crop nutrients, aBrian Smithnd a former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of W.R. Grace & Co., a leading producer of specialty chemical products and services. Smith and his wife, Janet, have been full-time residents of Santa Barbara, California since 2004.

Smith graduated cum laude from the University of Scranton in 1965 and completed graduate studies in International Business at Georgia State University. Serving the country on active duty for three years, he was commissioned an officer in the U.S. Army after successful completion of Officer Candidate School and was a decorated veteran of the 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam. Smith has served on the Advisory Board of Brown Brothers Harriman in Palm Beach and currently is a hospice volunteer with VNHC.

About Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care
Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) is the leading nonprofit provider of comprehensive home health care, personal care, palliative care, hospice care, and related services necessary to promote the health and well-being of all community residents. Established in 1908, VNHC is one Santa Barbara’s oldest nonprofit organizations serving the greater Santa Barbara area, and Santa Ynez and Lompoc Valleys. VNHC’s mission is to provide compassionate and trusted care for all. For more information, visit or call (805) 965-5555.

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