Cassie Field, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Cassie has been an admirer of Zen Hospice Project for years before relocating to San Francisco. Her experience in long-term care and serving those with serious illness aligns with our Zen Hospice Project mission. Originally joining Zen Hospice Project as the Director of Guest House Caregiving Services at our residential hospice facility, she transitioned to the role of Director of Strategic Initiatives to help expand the social impact of our caregiver education and volunteer caregiving programs. She previously held leadership positions at AlmaVia of San Francisco, Hilliard Assisted Living and Memory Care, the Laurels of Hilliard, and the Willows at Willard. At these organizations Cassie had a range for responsibilities - from supervising and overseeing the training of all care employees, including nurses, medication technicians and resident assistants, to directing care operations at a 100-room facility with management of 30 employees. Earlier in her career she managed the social services department for an 88-bed nursing facility.
A native of Ohio, Cassie studied sociology with a focus in gerontology and obtained her MS from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and BA from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She resides in San Francisco and is enjoying the Bay Area, especially the weather!