NorthStar Care Community Welcomes Paul Gray as Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Gray to play pivotal role in shaping and executing the strategic initiative of the not-for-profit hospice organization

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Feb. 20, 2024)
The NorthStar Care Community announces Paul Gray BSN, RN as Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer.

Gray serves as a member of the Executive Team, where he will help shape and execute the strategic initiatives of the NorthStar Care Community. In this role, he will focus on the organization’s national work with NorthStar Solutions Group, as well as NorthStar Palliative Care, medical affairs, and the We Honor Veterans program.

Prior to this role, Gray served as Chief Operating Officer for Centrica Care Navigators – a Kalamazoo, Michigan-based not-for-profit hospice and the most recent organization to affiliate with the NorthStar Care Community. During his six-year tenure at Centrica, his expertise in leadership development played a critical role in identifying and cultivating the next generation of leaders across the organization. Gray’s other experience includes Spectrum Health (now Corewell Health) where he began his career as a Registered Nurse and worked his way to become Director of Operations.

“I’m excited to be part of the NorthStar Care Community. I love the national scope of work that the NorthStar Solutions Group has initiated to protect the not-for-profit hospice mission. This is important work, and I am honored to be part of their continued success,” said Gray.

Gray, a resident of Plainwell, Michigan, received an associate degree in nursing from West Shore Community College in Scottville, Michigan and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Science in Aurora, Colorado.


About NorthStar Care Community

NorthStar Care Community (NSCC) preserves and promotes the mission of not-for-profit hospice and palliative care – delivering expert, compassionate care to patients of any age, no matter their diagnoses, complexity of care, place of residence or financial circumstances. Formed by two legacy Michigan not-for-profit hospice agencies – Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice – NSCC includes NorthStar Palliative Care, the NorthStar Institute, Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children, and NorthStar Solutions Group. In Michigan, NSCC members serve more than 6,600 patients annually across the Lower Peninsula.

NorthStar Solutions Group supports nearly 50 partners in 17 states and Washington, D.C., helping hospice and home healthcare organizations increase efficiencies, improve patient care and help lower the cost of operations through its 24/7 triage services (NorthStar Triage), analytics, custom applications and technical services (NorthStar Technology) and comprehensive gap analysis, best practices, fundraising and other management services (NorthStar Consulting). NorthStar Solutions Group also manages the National Partnership for Hospice Innovations (NPHI) nationwide hotline which refers patients and families to one of more than 100 NPHI not-for-profit providers. Collectively, NorthStar Solutions Group touches the lives of more than 10,000 patients and families every day.

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