Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice has new administrator

SHEBOYGAN FALLS — Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice has announced the appointment of Eric Tetzlaff as the new administrator for the hospice.

“Eric comes to the administrator role with an extensive background in health care leadership. His involvement with Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice since 2007 serving on various committees, the Board of Directors since 2010 and commitment to the mission were significant factors in our selection. We are confident he will provide the leadership that is needed as we move forward with our strategic plan to provide premier care for those in our community,” said Lou Ann Meyer, Chair of the Board of Directors.

Most recently, Tetzlaff served as the administrator for Clifden Court Assisted Living campus in Greendale, Wisconsin. Coinciding with his role at Clifden Court, he was the managing partner of Health Care Staffing and Development, which manages health care facility operations and development of long-term care facilities. Previous to these roles, he served for ten years as the director of operations for the Aurora Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), which included hospice services.

“The Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice is a unique and special organization that fulfills a need in the community to provide compassionate care and quality of life in one of the most vulnerable times in the lives of individuals and families,” said Tetzlaff.. “As a not-for-profit, the mission-first orientation and challenge to make that mission sustainable is a personally compelling purpose to serve at SSRCH and support the excellent care and outstanding team in all areas of the organization.”

Tetzlaff holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas and a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Cardinal Stritch University.