Patient Care Coordinator – Rainey Hospice House
Annette Miller is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelors degree in Communications with an emphasis in Communications (1990). Annette has worked in hospice care for 31 years starting at Hospice of Northeastern Michigan, a non profit hospice, in 1991. Annette worked for 12 years in many capacities with Hospice of Northeastern Michigan then becoming Hospice of Michigan where she worked as Admissions Director, Executive Director and ending her career at Hospice of Michigan as the Northern Regional Director. She was appointed to the Leadership team for Hospice of Michigan, lead the Northern Region Ethics Committee, developed the first hospice/ nursing home facility patient care in northern Michigan and serviced several communities throughout northern Michigan.
Upon moving to South Carolina with her family in 2003, Annette started the Laurens County Wound Care and Hyperbaric Chamber in 2004. Missing her love of Hospice care, she began working for Vistacare in 2006 as the Executive Director for the Greenville, SC branch. She successfully lead a struggling location to profitability and won several awards for the highest patient satisfaction scores as well as quality care and fiscal responsibility awards. She was appointed to the leadership team for all of Vistacare that became Odyssey Hospice. She ended her career 11 years later as a Regional Director for Kindred Hospice to become President and CEO of Hospice of the Upstate.
Annette returned to her love of non-profit hospice work through Hospice of the Upstate and Rainey Hospice House in 2017. In 2021, she began the work of creating Upstate Palliative Care which services our 7 counties with outpatient palliative care services. She is honored to be a part of a prosperous, patient focused, caring organization that values their employees and excellent quality of care for all patients and families.
Patient Care Coordinator – Rainey Hospice House
Patient Care Coordinator – Home Care
Compliance & Clinical Education
Hannah is an Anderson native and a graduate of Westside High School and Clemson University. She has been a nurse since 2015. She is currently working on her master’s degree in healthcare leadership from the University of South Carolina. Hannah joined Hospice of the Upstate in June 2017, as a clinical liaison and worked directly with Anmed Health in this role. Since then, she transitioned into leadership role as the Compliance and Education Manager in 2021 working in our Quality Department. Hannah loves being an aunt to her niece and nephew. She feels extremely lucky to call Hospice of the Upstate her work home.
Dana graduated from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) with a BS in Health Promotion and Behavior. She has worked in various non-profits for the last twenty years. Coming to Hospice of the Upstate in October of 2022, she currently serves as our Volunteer Coordinator. Dana has a mini cooper she calls Winston and loves to spot others driving around town. She has a love for horses, dogs and honey bees! She is excited to meet people and get them involved with Hospice of the Upstate.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Alissa Manfredi is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Jefferson Medical College. She completed residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Family Medicine. Dr. Manfredi is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice. After residency she began her career in urgent care centers in NC, KY, IN and SC. Upon moving to SC she worked in Greenville Memorial’s Emergency Department. In 2018, she became the Chief Medical Officer for Hospice of the Upstate for our Home Care patients in Abbeville, Greenville, Oconee and Pickens Counties. When she’s not busy with her two girls, she likes to run and cycle, and enjoy the occasional date night with her husband.
Business Operations Manager
Senior Manager of Compliance
Director of Upstate Palliative Care
Senior Manager of Development
Capital Campaign Manager
Kimberly joined Hospice of the Upstate as Capital Campaign Manager in the Spring of 2022. She is currently in the planning stages to rebuild the infrastructure and enhance the interior amenities. A graduate of Winthrop University, she served as Executive Director of the Anderson Arts Center from 1993-2017. In that capacity she led a 4.2 million campaign to renovate a 33,000 square foot warehouse for galleries, classrooms and an artist coo-op, making it one of the finest art facilities in the state. She was key in bringing public art to Anderson and building the partnerships necessary to make it successful. Kimberly is honored to work for Hospice of the Upstate and help families honor their loved ones with legacy giving.
Human Resources Manager
Senior Director of Admissions & Marketing