Stefanie Hansberry, Regulatory Compliance Quality Manager, celebrates her 16th year at Hospice of Southern Illinois. She is such an asset to our organization because of her years of experience in hospice care, her history with our organization, and professional skills and goals. She works to ensure the quality of our care is always improving, keeps us compliant with federal and state regulations and is extremely detail oriented for follow through and consistency. “It’s an honor to be part of an industry that reduces suffering and promotes quality of life. The beginning of life and the end of life are sacred and to be involved with either is a privilege.” Stefanie loves working with caring individuals who believe in our mission and are motivated to always do the right thing. She added, “I’ve always known that we give great care, however, my role allows me to see the data that proves it.” It’s her own quote that we know that sets her apart from the rest. We appreciate her years of dedication and her drive to “prove” our great hospice care.
As a local, not-for-profit, Hospice of Southern Illinois likes to hear what our employees love to do in their free time, in the 27 counties we serve. Stefanie shared something she enjoys with her family and why. “There is much to enjoy about our communities. My husband and I like to take motorcycle rides on the back roads of small towns. We appreciate the scenery and ‘off the beaten path’ shops and restaurants. We live in Belleville and like to attend the Downtown Belleville events; for example, Art on the Square, Chili Cook-off, etc. You can always count on running into old friends and it’s a great opportunity to people watch. My favorite pastime, however, is spending time at home with my family. My two boys are growing up fast (ages 20 and 15) and I cherish our time together.”
A couple of Stefanie’s favorite quotes and some inspiration for you:
“Every day is a bonus” ~ Joe Demler, WWII Veteran and former POW
“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” ~ Abraham Lincoln