Our Team

Tom Koutsoumpas, President and CEO

Tom Koutsoumpas serves as President and CEO of Capital Caring Health, one of the largest not-for-profit hospice and advanced illness care providers in the nation. Capital Caring Health ( CCH ), under Tom’s leadership…

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Lin Maurano, Chief of Clinical Operations

Lin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role, having served as President and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association of Washington, President of MedStar Enterprises, Inc…

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Matt Kestenbaum, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Matthew Kestenbaum, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer at Capital Caring Health. Dr. Kestenbaum has been with Capital Caring Health since 2006 and is well known in the industry as an expert in hospice and palliative care. Among his many accomplishments and successes include his leadership with the Virginia POST (Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment) and work with CMS.

Joe Murray, Chief Financial Officer

Joe Murray is the Chief Financial Officer at Capital Caring Health. In this role, Joe provides leadership, guidance and management of the finance and accounting team, in addition to providing strategic recommendations, financial forecasting and planning.

Kimberly Grove, Chief of Staff & Chief of Human Resources

Kimberly Grove is the Chief of Staff and Chief of Human Resources for Capital Caring Health. In this role, she works with the CEO and provides direct executive support, acts as a liaison, manages a broad range of projects, and assists with managing strategic initiatives, works with the executive team to coordinate various organization projects, as well as oversee executive administrative operations.

Steve Cone, Chief of Communications, Marketing, and Philanthropy

Steve Cone is the Chief of Communications, Marketing, and Philanthropy at Capital Caring Health. In this role, Steve provides leadership to increase public and brand awareness of Capital Caring Health, and he also oversees philanthropic activities and develops strategies to enhance the organization’s impact and reach.

Missy Ring, Chief of Compliance
Melissa “Missy” Ring, DNP, BA, RN, is the Chief of Compliance for Capital Caring Health. She started as Vice President of Quality and Clinical Compliance at Capital Caring Health. In her 26 years of nursing, Missy’s hospice and palliative care work experience includes hospital, community based…
Audrey Easaw, Senior Vice President Philanthropy, Communications & External Affairs
Executive Director, Center for Health Equity
Audrey Easaw oversees the acquisition of philanthropic gifts of time, talent, and treasure to advance the overall mission of Capital Caring Health. She develops short- and long-term goals and strategies in collaboration with senior and executive leaders to ensure that the Philanthropy program supports Capital Caring’s strategic and business goals… Learn More
Gustavo Pascale, Senior Vice President of IT and Strategic Initiatives 

Gus has been a part of the Capital Caring Health family for nearly fifteen years. Ten of those years have been in leadership, working with colleagues and co-workers to achieve the best…

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Mia DeBarbieri, Vice President Business Development

Mia DeBarbieri is the Vice President of Business Development for Capital Caring Health. In addition to leading a team of professionals who provide external advocacy for those in need…

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Julia Feldman, Vice President of Public Affairs & Philanthropy
Julia Feldman is Capital Caring Health’s Vice President of Public Affairs & Philanthropy. In this role, she focuses on establishing long-term relationships with foundations, communities, and local, state, and federal leaders & organizations to…
Elizabeth Ariemma, Executive Director Hospice Services
As Executive Director for Hospice Inpatient Services, Elizabeth’s role is to ensure patients and families have the highest quality of care and team support when receiving general inpatient care in one of our 5-star inpatient units…
Jerilyn Rodgers, Executive Director Inpatient Services
Jerilyn Rodgers is the Executive Director of Inpatient Services for Capital Caring Health. In this role, she provides leadership and support to the interdisciplinary teams providing extraordinary care for patients and families at our hospice inpatient units…

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Pat Bishop, Regional Executive Director for Virginia
Pat is the Regional Executive Director for Northern Virginia. In this role, she provides leadership and management for the clinical operations and services for five hospice and interdisciplinary teams… Learn More
Lisa Robinson, Regional Executive Director for Maryland and Washington, DC
As Regional Executive Director for Maryland and the District of Columbia, Lisa Robinson oversees the clinical teams that support 389 patients every day at Capital Caring Health… Learn More
Allison Kuchar, Executive Director for Capital Caring Kids
Allison Kuchar is the Executive Director for Capital Caring Kids. In this role, she oversees all children’s hospice, palliative care, and community bereavement programs. She is also responsible for facilitating ongoing complex care coordination and best practices for all pediatric patients, paving the way… Learn More

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