Health Association of Niagara County President/CEO John Kinner announced that Lori Roche, MSN, RN, MBA/HC has agreed to lead the HANCI Home Care division as its new director.
"We are so excited to welcome Lori to HANCI and feel extremely lucky to have someone with her diverse perspective and experience join our team," Kinner said. "Lori will bring leadership and creativity to our Home Care program as well as a deep sense of commitment to a high quality of care."
Roche comes to HANCI with an extensive background in nursing and operations, earning master's degrees in both nursing and business administration/health care management. A registered nurse for almost 25 years, Lori's expertise is in emergency, critical care and home care. She has served as a certified home health agency director, an acute hospital director of nursing and a chief operating officer.
"I am humbled to have this privilege to lead such a well-respected program that has served the Niagara County community for almost 90 years," Roche said. "There is no doubt in my mind, this is an exciting time for HANCI as we begin a new chapter. I will work hard to raise community awareness of all the wonderful programs we offer and to continue expanding them with the highest level of compassion and care possible."