Maitri Announces New Interim Executive Director Bill Musick

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June 15, 2017
Maitri Announces New Interim Executive Director Bill Musick

San Francisco’s Maitri Compassionate Care has announced the appointment of Bill Musick as interim Executive Director. He will take over the reins from Michael Sorensen, who resigned for personal reasons effective June 16th.

Musick, who served as Executive Director of Maitri during the organization’s capital campaign and construction of its Duboce facility, will serve in an interim capacity while the Board of Directors conducts a search for a permanent replacement.

“Bill Musick offers exactly the right experience and history with Maitri during this time,” said board chair Mike Niemeyer. “The Board is grateful that he is able to make this interim commitment to bridge the transition to a new, permanent Executive Director.”

Bill Musick is Principal of Tower Hill Resources and a Senior Associate and Project Manager for Corridor, a trusted business partner to non-acute healthcare providers, specializing in revenue cycle, coding, regulatory compliance, and operational excellence. For over 30 years, Bill has provided health care operations management, financial and systems analysis and project management for organizations in San Francisco and across the country. After a career in banking where Bill was Vice President of Systems Integration for one of the country’s largest financial institutions, he has worked extensively with the continuum of health care services, bridging inpatient hospital services and a variety of community based services, especially home health, hospice and services to people living with HIV. Bill has consulted and provided interim leadership for hospices across the country.

He has managed two end-of- life care facilities in San Francisco, Coming Home Hospice and Matiri Compassionate Care, serving as Executive Director during the capital campaign and construction of Maitri’s current location on Duboce Street. Bill is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the U.S. Air Force Academy. He has completed additional graduate studies as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He has served on the boards of St. Luke’s Hospital, Sutter VNA & Hospice Foundation, and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. He has served on the California State HIV/AIDS Planning Group and on the Inpatient Forum of the National Hospice Work Group and the Work Group and Advisory Board of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Home Health and Hospice Financial Managers Association (HHFMA). He is a licensed consultant with the Standards for Excellence Institute, an organization that supports ethics, accountability and best practices among community benefit organizations, and has served on its National Ethics Standards Board. He is certified by the Compliance Certification Board in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Healthcare Privacy (CHCP), and has been actively involved in Creating the Future, an organization focused on new approaches to energizing the work of community benefit organizations.

Bill is an expert in feasibility analysis for the development of hospice and end-of- life care services, market analysis, strategic planning and financial risk/benefit analysis. He has a special interest in working with chief executives and boards of directors to achieve new levels of effectiveness in the governance of public benefit organizations. Bill has written and presented nationally on planning for executive transition and tapping the full potential of a board and has been a Guest Lecturer for the University of Hawaii Graduate Nonprofit Management Program. He is certified by BoardSource as a Governance Trainer, and is a contributing author to a resource for community benefit organizations, YOU and Your Nonprofit Board: Advice and Tips from the Field’s Top Practitioners, Researchers, and Provocateurs, published by Charity Channel Press in June 2013.

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