Kathy McIlvaine retired in 2014 as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Community Hospice of Northeast Florida. In this role, she was responsible for developing marketing, communications and community relation’s strategies to enhance brand equity and to broaden community understanding of hospice and palliative care and end-of-life issues.
Prior to joining Community Hospice in 2004, Kathy held various leadership positions over a 25-year career working in both consumer and business-to-business markets for various technology and service organizations including Align, GiftCertificates.com, Brodeur Partners and IBM Corporation.
Kathy is active in the community including serving as a board member and committee chair for the Rotary Club of Jacksonville and as a member of the Advisory Council for Baptist Health’s AgeWell Institute. She also volunteers for the Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI) and for Community Hospice where she serves as a facilitator and instructor for Honoring Choices Florida, a community-wide, advance care planning initiative.
Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Pace University in New York. She and her husband, John, reside in Jacksonville, FL.