Lawrence, MA – Donna Deveau of Lowell, MA has been named Vice President of External Relations and Development for the Home Health Foundation, one of the largest and most respected home care agencies in Massachusetts comprised of Home Health VNA, Merrimack Valley Hospice and HomeCare, Inc. In this role she will oversee the development and implementation of strategic, agency-wide programs that advance and promote patient care services while influencing governance initiatives impacting the organization’s long term sustainability. Deveau was promoted from Director of Development and External Relations, where she was instrumental in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive philanthropy, community relations, marketing and communication program, a position she held since 2011.
Prior to joining Home Health Foundation, Ms Deveau held instrumental positions at several distinguished non-profit organizations including Lowell Catholic High School and Lowell General Hospital. She brings a wealth of strategic planning, operations and management experience to the agency.
“Donna is a highly skilled professional and an exceptional leader,” said John G. Albert, MBA, FACHE, President and CEO of Home Health Foundation. “She has demonstrated great skill in the philanthropic and health care community, and places tremendous value on our relationships with patients, healthcare partners and community supporters.”
Home Health Foundation, the leader in home health care, is comprised of affiliate agencies Home Health VNA, Merrimack Valley Hospice and HomeCare, Inc. Together the three agencies serve more than 100 communities throughout the Merrimack Valley, Northeastern Massachusetts, and Southern New Hampshire. Merrimack Valley Hospice also serves the Southern Maine region as York Hospital Hospice in partnership with York Hospital.