Philip Smith, BSN, RN

VP of Strategic Development

Phillip Smith, BSN, RN joined Trustbridge in September of 2019 and currently serves as Vice President of Strategic Development.  He serves the mission of Trustbridge in overseeing both the Business Development and Admissions Departments.

Phillip's clinical background includes ER, telemetry, med/surg, and neurological nursing with a certification in stroke care. He  brings with him over a decade of corporate customer service leadership and nursing management.

He is a gifted communicator and passionately works to bring the vision and values of Trustbridge to life working closely with the community to understand and value the hospice philosophy of care. He is a graduate of South University.


Amanda Tippin, MHA, MAC, CHC

Corporate Compliance & Privacy Officer

Amanda Tippin, MHA, MAC, CHC, serves as Corporate Compliance & Privacy Officer and is responsible for general oversight of compliance teams to ensure all departments and divisions of Trustbridge comply with the rules and regulations of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as other regulatory agencies. Amanda serves as the point person for both internal and external interactions with State and Federal agencies (AHCA, OIG, DCF, CMS Contractors, etc.), develops corrective action plans for resolution of problematic areas, and provides direction on avoidance of similar future situations.

Valerie Valiante

Valerie Valiante, MSN

Director of Palliative Care

Valerie Valiante is a Registered Nurse and speaker.  She serves the mission of Trustbridge as Director of Palliative Care. Valerie’s experience includes a background in Patient Care Operations, Quality, & Education. In addition to her RN licensure, Valerie holds a master’s degree in Nursing Administration and Financial Leadership and is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.