VNA | Visiting Nurse Association: Meet Our Leadership

Shaping tomorrow’s care. Today.

We provide expert and compassionate care to all, with the vision of how healthcare should be delivered next.

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(402) 930-4000.

Our Leadership

Executive Team

 

James Summerfelt

James (Jamie) Summerfelt
President & CEO

James (Jamie) Summerfelt is VNA’s president and CEO. Jamie’s vision for VNA is to be the overwhelming choice for healthcare services, wherever our clients call home and whatever their ability is to pay.

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Carole Patrick
Chief Philanthropy Officer
cpatrick@vnatoday.org

Carole is responsible for the major gifts and endowment program, fundraising activities, marketing and public relations, business development, and resource development activities.

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Dave Vanlandingham
CFO & Vice President of Finance
dvanlandingham@vnatoday.org

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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Angie Howell
Vice President of Easterseals Nebraska
ahowell@ne.easterseals.com

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

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Sandy Spicciati headshot in front of VNA building

Sandy Spicciati
Vice President of Health Services
sspicciati@vnatoday.org

As vice president of health services, Sandy oversees the overall operations of VNA’s Community Care programs.

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Board of Directors

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

Elizebeth Murphy, VNA Board of Directors Vice Chair
President
Emspace + Lovgren

Richard Secor, VNA Board of Directors Secretary
Partner
The Lund Company

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

Fawn Bottolfson
Corporate Charity, Community Outreach Coordinator
Omaha Track

Karen Bruzzano
Senior Vice President, Head of IT Service Delivery
Bank of the West

Kelly Butts-Elston
CEO
Connections/Southwest 8 Senior Services

Joseph Castellanos
Associate I, Customer Care Trainer
First National Bank of Omaha

Taina Evans
Owner
Business Consulting Specialists, Inc.

Jessie Fechner
Director of Nursing
Methodist Women’s Hospital

Craig Flanagan
Chief Financial Officer
WesleyLife

William (Bill) Foley
Attorney/Shareholder/President
Erickson Sederstrom P.C., L.L.O.

Harris A. Frankel, M.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Nebraska Medicine

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

David Lopez
Attorney, Senior Associate
Husch Blackwell

Sue Nuss
Chief Nursing Officer
Nebraska Medicine

Carrie Phillips
Cardiovascular Service Line Executive
Nebraska Methodist Health System

James Summerfelt
President and CEO
Visiting Nurse Association / Easterseals Nebraska