VNA | Visiting Nurse Association: Meet Our Leadership

Delivering Compassionate Care

VNA delivers expert, compassionate care to under-resourced individuals and families in our community.

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(402) 930-4000.

Our Leadership

Executive Team


Headshot of VNA/ESN President & CEO Dr. Carole Patrick

Carole Patrick
President & CEO

As President & CEO of VNA/ESN, Carole is responsible for developing business strategies and managing operations, oversight of the endowment program, and collaborating in fundraising, marketing and public relations, business development, and resource development activities.

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Dave Vanlandingham
CFO & Vice President of Finance

Dave Vanlandingham is VNA’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance. He is responsible for all financial functions of VNA and Easterseals Nebraska, which include accounting, financial reporting, risk management, treasury functions and budgeting.

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Teresa Banks
Vice President of Human Resources

As Vice President of Human Resources, Teresa is responsible for leading VNA’s talent acquisition, leadership development, culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion, compensation and benefits, and employee relations.

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Angie Howell
Vice President of Easterseals Nebraska

As Vice President of Easterseals Nebraska, Angie oversees facility and service operations for four primary service lines.

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Sandy Spicciati
Vice President of Health Services

As Vice President of Health Services, Sandy oversees the overall operations of VNA’s Community Care services.

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Headshot of VNA/ESN Vice President of Development Lisa Bradley

Lisa Bradley
Vice President of Philanthropy

As Vice President of Philanthropy, Lisa is responsible for fund development and strategic collaborations for VNA/ESN. She oversees grants, individual giving, and events and collaborates on marking, public relations, and community engagement.

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Board of Directors

Elizebeth Murphy, VNA Board of Directors Chair
Emspace + Lovgren

Sean Winekauf, VNA Board of Directors Vice Chair & Treasurer
Director, Operational Risk Management
Mutual of Omaha

Jenny Jacobsen, VNA Board of Directors Secretary
Senior Advisor
HUB International

Jason Hansen, VNA Board of Directors Chair Emeritus
American National Bank

Jessie Fechner
Director of Nursing
Methodist Women’s Hospital

Craig Flanagan
Chief Financial Officer

William (Bill) Foley
Erickson Sederstrom P.C., L.L.O.

Roger H. Kobayashi, M.D.
Clinical Professor
UCLA School of Medicine

Sue Nuss
Chief Nursing Officer
Nebraska Medicine

Jeanne Rice
Program Manager HBC
Nebraska Methodist Health System

Carole Patrick
President & CEO
Visiting Nurse Association / Easterseals Nebraska