By: Contributed Report
11:54 a.m. | August 10, 2017
PETERSBURG – Crater Community Hospice is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has selected Tracy L. Taliaferro as its permanent Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2017.
Mr. Taliaferro has been involved with Crater Community Hospice for many years, serving on the Board of Directors since 2001 and serving as Board Chair prior to moving into the role of interim CEO, in February of 2017.
The Board of Directors interviewed several excellent CEO candidates, all of whom were vetted through the Fahrenheit Group, an executive talent acquisition firm. After very thoughtful and careful consideration, the Executive Committee felt that Mr. Taliaferro best represents the mission of Crater Community Hospice and is uniquely qualified to lead their organization into the future.
Mr. Taliaferro is a practicing Attorney at Law and most recently held the position of Managing Partner at Taliaferro & Mallory, LLP. Mr. Taliaferro completed his undergraduate work at Virginia State University and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Richmond.
He has been active in a number of local government arenas and successfully represented the City of Richmond and Goochland County in appeals to the Virginia Court.Mr. Taliaferro is actively involved in the community and serves on
Mr. Taliaferro is actively involved in the community and serves a number of community and civic organizations. He has held several community board positions including; Board of Trustees for the Prince George Emergency Crew, President of the Tinsley Charter Homeowner’s Association Board of Directors, Hopewell-Prince George Red Cross Board of Directors and Bikers Against Child Abuse.
Mr. Taliaferro is excited about his new role and states, “I am honored to have the opportunity to work with such a dedicated and professional team who are truly passionate about helping others and serving this community. We look forward to continuing the mission that Crater Community Hospice is known for…educating the community on serious illness and end of life concerns and providing families and patients with quality care and supportive services while celebrating life every day.”