Kathleen Peirce, RN, BSN, MS is vice president of operations, executive director and chief nursing officer of the VNA of Care New England. Kathy has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years. Her experience includes acute care and 18 years of home health and hospice care. Kathy joined the VNA of Care New England in 2014 after working for Hartford HealthCare and Masonicare Home Health and Hospice in Connecticut, serving as chief operating officer. She is a graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, and Rensselaer at Hartford, in Hartford, CT, where she earned a Master of Science in Management. Kathy has served on a number of community boards and committees. Currently, she is serving as vice chair of the Visiting Nurse Association of America Leadership Group. Kathy is originally from Rhode Island.