Thursday, June 11, 2015

Kelly Errer named Director of Business Development for Arbor Hospice & Palliative Care

Arbor Hospice has promoted Kelly Errer to director of business development.

In this role, Errer is a member of the nonprofit’s strategy team and focuses on developing brand awareness by managing marketing and public relations, as well as stakeholder and community education.  She joined Arbor Hospice as a provider relations representative in 2010 and served as department lead for a year prior to stepping into her current position.

Errer has more than 13 years of marketing and communications experience with organizations including Marx Layne & Company, the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Hospice of Michigan. Errer is also a founding member of the Central Michigan University Integrative Public Relations Alumni Association.

 “Kelly has demonstrated great leadership skills, as well as a knack for building and maintaining relationships with the community, providers and stakeholders,” said Gloria D. Brooks, president and CEO, Arbor Hospice. “She is a valuable asset to Arbor Hospice and Arbor Palliative Care and will play an integral role with the strategy team in developing brand awareness.”

Errer received her Bachelor of Applied Arts in integrative public relations from Central Michigan University. She resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Arbor Hospice and Arbor Palliative Care welcome Cheryl Melville as Director of Human Resources

Arbor Hospice has welcomed Cheryl Melville, SPHR, to lead the nonprofit’s human resources department.

In this role, Melville offers strategic leadership while overseeing planning, implementation, evaluation and creation of policies and programs that enhance resources available to staff members throughout Arbor Hospice and Arbor Palliative Care. Her responsibilities include managing employee recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and development and employment law and regulatory compliance.

Melville has more than 25 years’ experience working in human resources and has spent the last 17 years as human resources manager for such organizations as the Center for Family Health, Advance Packaging Corporation and Plastigage Corporation.

“Cheryl brings the knowledge and skills necessary to not only manage but also enhance Arbor Hospice’s human resources policies and procedures,” said Gloria D. Brooks, president and CEO, Arbor Hospice. “She will be a valuable asset as Arbor Hospice and Arbor Palliative Care continue to expand our programs and services.”

Melville is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resources Certification Institute and a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, South Central Human Resources Management Association and the Nonprofit Network.

Melville received her bachelor’s degree from Spring Arbor University and her Master of Business Administration from Baker College. Melville resides in Jackson, Michigan.