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Lynne Myers

President and CEO

Lynne Myers, FACHE, has been president and CEO of Agrace since 2012.

Myers came to Agrace from Unity Point Health – Meriter in Madison where she served as executive vice president and chief operating officer. During her tenure, Myers was responsible for all inpatient and outpatient clinical services.  She oversaw the development of a new multi-specialty medical group that ultimately grew to include more than 120 physicians with eight clinic locations.

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Lynne Myers

President and CEO

Lynne Myers, FACHE, has been president and CEO of Agrace since 2012.

Myers came to Agrace from Unity Point Health – Meriter in Madison where she served as executive vice president and chief operating officer. During her tenure, Myers was responsible for all inpatient and outpatient clinical services.  She oversaw the development of a new multi-specialty medical group that ultimately grew to include more than 120 physicians with eight clinic locations.

Prior to her leadership at Meriter, Myers was a director of planning and program development for the University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore before becoming vice president of corporate strategy and professional services at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney, Maryland.

Myers holds a master’s degree in health administration and a bachelor’s degree in biomedical communications from The Ohio State University in Columbus. She is certified as a fellow of the America College of Healthcare Executives.

As a leader in health care, Myers specializes in managing operations with a specific expertise in strategic business planning in the evolving healthcare market.  She is active in the community, serving on a number of local and national boards and committees.  She has been recognized for her leadership with a number of awards including being named one of Madison’s 25 Most Influential People in 2015.


Agrace Executive Leadership Team

Pamela Edwards

Chief Clinical Officer

Pamela Edwards

Chief Clinical Officer

As chief clinical officer, Edwards oversees the practices of the clinicians on Agrace’s interdisciplinary teams that provide hospice care in private homes, long-term care facilities, Agrace’s two hospice inpatient units and its hospice residence. Edwards joins Agrace from a nonprofit hospice in Pensacola, Fla., Covenant Hospice, for which she served as vice president of clinical services. Prior to her hospice career, Edwards served in the U.S Army Nurse Corps for nine years, achieving the rank of Major.

Dr. Dena Green

Sr. Medical Director

Dr. Dena Green

Sr. Medical Director

Dr. Green joined Agrace in August 2010 from Mercy Health System in Janesville, where she was a hematology/oncology physician and co-medical director of the Mercy Hospice. Dr. Green practiced general oncology for eight years before changing her practice focus to hospice and palliative medicine. A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, she is board certified in palliative medicine, medical oncology and hematology.

Julia Houck

Chief Administrative Officer

Julia Houck

Chief Administrative Officer

As chief administrative officer for Agrace, Houck oversees outreach, admissions, palliative care, human resources and volunteer services. She joined Agrace in 2009 as vice president, human resources.  Prior to employment with Agrace, she held executive level positions at Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN, Marshall Erdman & Associates and Edward Kraemer & Sons, Inc.  Houck holds a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s degree from Edgewood College and holds PHR (Professional in Human Resources) certification.

Jennifer Maurer

Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Maurer

Chief Financial Officer

In her role as the chief financial officer, Jennifer Maurer oversees the finance and purchasing departments at Agrace. She was previously the vice president of finance at Natus Medical, Inc., a neuro diagnostic and monitoring equipment manufacturer. Maurer’s career includes experience in medical device manufacturing for GE Healthcare as well as work for Johnson Controls. She is a Wisconsin Licensed CPA and received her accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Brian Tennant

Chief Information Officer

Brian Tennant

Chief Information Officer

In his role as chief information officer, Tennant is responsible for strategic direction and operational oversight for information technology and health information management (HIM). In addition, Tennant also oversees marketing & communications and spiritual & grief counseling services. Prior to Agrace, he served as vice president–information services at Bethesda Lutheran Communities, a national nonprofit organization serving people with developmental disabilities, and in a variety of consulting management positions at Berbee Information Networks Corporation (now CDW). Tennant graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a master’s in business administration–accounting & information systems and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.

Marcia Whittington

Chief Development Officer

Marcia Whittington

Chief Development Officer

In her role as Chief Development Officer, Marcia Whittington is responsible for providing overall leadership and direction to the Agrace Foundation which includes implementation, coordination and evaluation of the agency’s fund development programs. These programs encompass annual appeals, planned giving, capital campaigns, grants, special events and corporate donor development. Whittington has more than 20 years of development and fundraising experience within the Greater Madison non-profit community. Most recently, she served as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement for Edgewood College.


Agrace Medical Services Team

Dr. Bruce Agneberg

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Bruce Agneberg

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Dena Green

Sr. Medical Director

Dr. Dena Green

Sr. Medical Director

Dr. Green joined Agrace in August 2010 from Mercy Health System in Janesville, where she was a hematology/oncology physician and co-medical director of the Mercy Hospice. Dr. Green practiced general oncology for eight years before changing her practice focus to hospice and palliative medicine. A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, she is board certified in palliative medicine, medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Bryan Atkinson

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Bryan Atkinson

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Tony Braus

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Tony Braus

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Winny Hung

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Winny Hung

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Bernard Micke

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Bernard Micke

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Richard Nunez Lopez

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Richard Nunez Lopez

Hospice/Palliative Physician

 

Dr. Holly Schaefer

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Holly Schaefer

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. MJ Shah

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. MJ Shah

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Sandhya Shah

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Sandhya Shah

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Ali Siddiqui

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Ali Siddiqui

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. David Watts

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. David Watts

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. KJ Williams

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. KJ Williams

Hospice/Palliative Physician

Dr. Bill Rock

Medical Director, Emeritus

Dr. Bill Rock

Medical Director, Emeritus

Agrace Board of Directors

Michael Fitzpatrick Chair

Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Chris Queram Treasurer

President & CEO, Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality

Dr. Ann Sheehy Secretary

Clinical Associate Professor Division Head, Hospital Medicine, UW Department of Medicine

David Cullen Past Chair

President, JP Cullen & Sons, Inc.

Julia Arata-Fratta

City of Fitchburg Alderperson / Supervisor, Wegner CPAs

Dr. Lou Bernhardt

Clinical Professor of Surgery, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Toby Campbell

Chief of Palliative Care, UW Health

Sharon Chamberlain

Business & Executive Coach, ActionCoach

Mike Dallman

SVP Regional Affairs and President, UW Health

Gordon Derzon

Former President & CEO, UW Hospital & Clinics

Brian Happ

President & CEO, ERDMAN

Erik Johnson

CEO & Chairman, Hy Cite Corporation

David Kruger

Chairman & Owner, Fiore Companies

Everett Mitchell

Dane County Judge / Sr. Pastor, Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church

Ken Thompson

President & CEO, Capitol Bank

Dr. Pamela Wetzel

Chief Medical Officer, UnityPoint Health - Meriter


Foundation Board of Directors

Dr. Lou Bernhardt

Clinical Professor of Surgery, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Steve DiTullio Vice Chair

Attorney, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

G. Linn Roth Treasurer

Former CEO & Owner, Locus Incorporated

Patrick Ryan Secretary

President/CFO, Ryan Brothers Ambulance

William Albright

Chairman & Former President, First Community Bank, Milton

Kathy Cullen

Community Leader

Gerald “Jay” Everard

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor, US Bank

William Kennedy

President, Rock Road Companies, Inc.

Carol Koby

Executive Producer/ Host All About Living and Living Minutes, Mid-West Family Broadcasting

Linda Krohn

Community Leader

Rick Langer

Attorney, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Pete Lundberg

Owner, Janus Galleries

Michael Smith

Sr. VP, Johnson Bank

Missy Tracy

Municipal Relations Coordinator, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison

Mike Yaktus

Managing Partner, LMB, LLC