David C. Fielding
David C. Fielding joined Trustbridge as Chief Executive Officer in December 1998. Under Mr. Fielding's leadership, Trustbridge has grown from caring for approximately 200 patients on a daily basis to more than 2,000 patients per day.
Prior to his current position, David served for two years as Executive Director of United Hospice Incorporated of Lilburn, Georgia, one of the largest hospice companies in the southeastern United States, with eleven offices in Georgia and South Carolina. Previously he spent seven years with Vitas Healthcare Corporation, the largest hospice organization in the country. During this time he worked in Miami and Boston, and served as Director of Development and Managed Care in Chicago and General Manager in Lombard and Skokie, Illinois. Mr. Fielding has a bachelor's of arts in organizational behavior and management from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and a master's of science in health systems management from Rush University in Chicago. He is a member of the National Hospice Organization, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. and the National Association for Home Care.
Tarrah Lowry joined Trustbridge as Chief Operating Officer in August 2021. Ms. Lowry brings more than a decade of progressive health care leadership to this role. Prior to joining Trustbridge, she served in a number of senior leadership roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer at Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care. She brings considerable expertise in hospice and palliative care on a local, state and national level having served on both the National Association of Home Care and Hospice and Hospice & National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. She is a tireless advocate for quality home based care and protecting and expanding benefits for those who need them most.
Mark R. Huntley
Mark Huntley joined Trustbridge in March of 2017 as Chief Financial Officer, bringing more than 25 years’ of experience in the healthcare management and insurance space.
He has extensive leadership in the healthcare field, including: profit and loss performance; business strategy and market development; investment and treasury operations; network operations; underwriting and actuary management; long-term capital planning, risk adjustment, claims and customer service operations; and ensuring operational performance with state and federal regulatory agencies and external auditors.
Mark’s professional experience includes: Chief Financial and Operating Officer of First Care Health Plans; a provider owned plan where he was responsible for all aspects of finance and operational functions; Chief Financial Officer-USA at Allianz Global Assistance, where he was responsible for the company’s financial operations; and Vice President of Finance/CFO of First Health Services Corporation, the public sector subsidiary of a managed care company. He also served as a board member for the Jefferson Insurance Company from 2007 to 2012.
A Certified Public Accountant, Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from LeMoyne College.
Faustino Gonzalez, FACP, FAAHPM, MD
Dr. Faustino Gonzalez joined Trustbridge in September of 2001 as an Associate Medical Director. During his tenure with the organization, he has been integral in the creation of access to care for all, including helping to create a team dedicated to Hispanic members of our community. Additionally, he has served as Access Medical Director and today, Dr. Gonzalez, whose specialties are Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM), serves as Chief Medical Officer of Hospice Services.
Dr. Gonzalez attended Colgate University in New York; College of the City of New York and the Universidad Central del Este in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. He did his Internal Medicine residency at the Jersey City Medical Center, New Jersey. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine; ABIM, Subspecialty in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Jacqueline M. Lopez-Devine, MSN, RN
Jacqueline Lopez-Devine, MSN, RN brings an extensive background in nursing administration, health policy, clinical informatics, quality improvement and clinical research to her position as Chief Clinical Officer at Trustbridge. Prior to joining Trustbridge in 2006, she held positions as Director of the Medical-Surgical and Orthopedics/Neurology Units at Palms West Hospital, Director of Clinical Informatics at Bethesda Memorial Hospital in Florida and Research Nurse Coordinator for the National Institutes of Neurological Diseases and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Jacqueline earned her MSN and Health Policy Certificate at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland.
She leads the clinical operations at Trustbridge as a coach, cheerleader and change agent. She demonstrates her clinical and management expertise through deployment of clinical leadership teams, which have modernized Trustbridge’s processes and resulted in a highly cost-effective, premium quality patient-care model. She led a seamless clinical integration of two hospices to help create one of the nation’s largest non-profit organizations. An advocate of lean management philosophy, she enthusiastically embraces change and opportunities to advance patient-care concepts.
Fred Watson joined Trustbridge in September 1998 as Director of Human Resources. He was promoted to Vice President of Administration in March 2001 and to Chief Administrative Officer in January 2008. Mr. Watson oversees all aspects of Human Resources, including salary administration, employee relations, benefits, workers compensation, policy and procedure development, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions and management consult.
He graduated with honors from Florida International University specializing in Human Resources Management. Mr. Watson is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Palm Beach County Chapter of Human Resource Association. He is the past Forum Chair for the Human Resources Committee of the National Hospice Workgroup. Prior to joining Trustbridge he was the East Coast Regional HR Coordinator for Shands Healthcare.
Bivek Pathak is responsible for information technology throughout the organization, and all aspects of information technology management and control, including: planning, recommendations for technical acquisitions and system integration. The information technology infrastructure includes multiple operating sites, and voice and data communications. His leadership includes continued evaluation and improvement of various system integration, technology architecture and infrastructure.
Bivek began his information technology career with NIIT Ltd. (SEI-CMM level 5 company) responsible for IT infrastructure for 50 remote sites. His extensive technical and business background help him grow to AVP (Assistant Vice President) at Oceans Connect (UK) Ltd. He was responsible for multiple voice and data sites across globe (USA, UK and India). Prior to joining Trustbridge in 2009, Bivek worked for Home Depot as Network and Telecom Manager, which included 42 service sites and three disaster recovery (DR) data center sites in Miami, New York and Boca Raton. Bivek has successfully implemented resilient system and network Infrastructure, ERP, System Integration, various Process Improvement projects and the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) rollout at Trustbridge.
Amy Cannizzo-Brennan joined Trustbridge in August 2011 from Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee, Florida, where she held the position of Chief Operating Officer. She is a master’s prepared nurse leader with diverse, progressive experience in nursing education and healthcare administration and significant achievements in acute, skilled, outpatient, hospice, home health and academic settings. She is experienced in team building, leadership development, compliance adherence and risk management. Through previous positions, Amy has extensive experience and expertise in the development and implementation of QAPI programs for both Hospice and Home Health.
Prior to her role as COO at Big Bend Hospice, Amy held the V.P. of Clinical Services position at Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter in Glenview, Illinois for 7 years. Amy holds an MSN and a BSN from the State University of New York Institute of Technology in Utica, New York and attended St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in Amsterdam, New York.
Pedro Herrera has over 30 years of senior management experience in Accounting and Finance.
He comes to Trustbridge from 1st United Bank, where he served as the Senior V.P., Chief Investment Officer, overseeing the Treasury Area. Prior to that he held the position of Senior V.P., Controller, covering Accounting and Treasury Functions for the Bank. Pedro assisted 1st United Bank with Acquisitions and Mergers, and oversaw a variety of projects related to process improvements and accounting system conversions. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from St. Peter's University, and a Certificate in International Banking from New York University.
Dominique Renaud joined Trustbridge, which is the parent company of Hospice of Palm Beach & Broward County as well as Hospice by the Sea, in June of 2006.
Dominique brings more than 20 years of healthcare knowledge and over 14 years of hospice experience to this position. She has held numerous leadership roles and has worked in a variety of areas within the hospice & business field, including physician offices, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and hospitals. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Barry University.
In her current role she serves as the professional administrative leader directing, planning, and assuring the effective operations of Admissions and Volunteer Services for all Trustbridge companies that admit patients and the strategic planning and development of a comprehensive volunteer services program.
Greg Sinclair joined Trustbridge in May of 2012 as Director of our Central Distribution Facility. He was promoted to Vice President of Support Services in October 2016, taking on the additional responsibility for Facility Management and Food Services.
Starting his career in the United States Air Force, Greg brings more than 40 years of experience in logistics and operations to the organization. Prior to joining Trustbridge, he held numerous leadership roles in a variety of organizations, including Teva Pharmaceuticals and Emerson Electric Corporation. His continuous improvement mindset and strong customer service focus has helped guide his teams to provide best in class services to our patients, families and employees.
Richard S. Levene, DO, FAAFP, FAAHPM
Dr. Richard Levene oversees the Medical Education Department in Broward and Palm Beach counties as well as the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program. Having a strong history with the Trustbridge clinical team over the years, Dr. Levene also held the positions of Assistant Medical Director and Clinical Medical Director.
Dr. Levene attended the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Long Island, New York, and he is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and Certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practice. In addition, Dr. Levene has been Board Certified by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine since 1998 and was recently awarded the degree of Fellow by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.