HHFMA Hall of Fame

Vern A. Peterschmidt (2015)

For his continuing dedication and support of the nation’s home care community, his expert financial management of home health care, his stalwart advocacy on behalf or rural and small-business home care providers, his longstanding participation and membership in the HHFMA Workgroup, his extensive educational programs in home care at national and state conferences across the country, and his advancement of the ideals of home care and hospice, we induct Vern A. Peterschmidt, Founder and CEO, Peterschmidt & Associates, into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.

Barbara Rosenblum (2015)

For her boundless dedication and support of the nation’s home care community, her advancement of a new culture in HHFMA that recognizes the importance of reliable data and evidence-based decisionmaking, her outstanding service on the HHFMA Advisory Board and Workgroup, her leadership as a role model for women executives in home care, and her advancement of the ideals of home care and hospice, we induct Barbara Rosenblum, Founder, Strategic Healthcare Programs Inc., into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.

Donna Gouveia (2014)
Val J. Halamandaris (2014)
Thomas E. Boyd (2013)

For his drive to secure professionalism in the financial management of home health care and hospice, his ever-present willingness to support the home care community, his guidance of the Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association, his never-ending passion for accurate cost reporting, his unique and highly informative educational programs, his deep belief in a team concept in HHFMA, and his advancement of the ideals of home care and hospice, we induct Thomas E. Boyd, Principal, Boyd and Nicholas Inc., into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.

Lawrence Leahy (2013)

For his boundless dedication and support of the nation’s home care community, his expert financial management of home health care and hospice, his wide-ranging participation in the Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association as a longstanding member of the Workgroup and Advisory Board, his expertise as an educator in health care financial management, and his advancement of the ideals of home care and hospice, we induct Lawrence Leahy into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.

Bernard Lorenz (2013)

For his dedication and wide-ranging support of the home care community over many years, his expert financial management of home health care and hospice, his essential participation in the formation of the Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association, his logical and insightful guidance on the many issues confronted by home care providers, and his advancement of the ideals of home care and hospice, we induct Bernard Lorenz, Founding Principal, Lorenz Consulting LLC, into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.

Charles “Pat” Laff (2012)

For his endless dedication to advancing professionalism in home care and hospice financial management, his steady hand and continuing guidance in the establishment and operation of the Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association, his willingness to share his expertise and knowledge for the improvement of home care and hospice, and his support for the ideals of home care and hospice, we induct Charles “Pat” Laff, Managing Principal, Laff Associates, into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.

William J. Simione, Jr. (2011)

For his inspiration and foresight that led to the establishment of the Home Care and Hospice Financial Managers Association, his national leadership in advancing professionalism in home care and hospice financial management, and his dedication to the betterment of the overall community of home care and hospice, we induct William J. Simione, Jr. CPA, FHHC, Founding Member, Simione Consultants, into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.

H. Kenneth McNulty (2010)

For his years of dedicated service to the home care and hospice community, his never-ending leadership and support within the Home Care & Hospice Financial Managers Association, and his ever valuable insights and solutions an home care and financial management issues and concerns, we induct H. Kenneth McNulty, Senior Vice President, Visiting Nurses Association of Boston, into the HHFMA Hall of Fame.