Executive Director

Anjanette LaBellarte-Gilbert became Executive Director in January 2022. She has a master’s in Nonprofit and Civic Leadership and a B.S. in Communication & Public Relations, both from Drury University.

Anjanette most recently served as Director of Business Development for Jenkins Executive Center. She formerly served as Senior Development Officer at Mercy Health Foundation, and as Director of Development – Major Gifts at Drury University.

As a community volunteer, Anjanette has served as a board member for Women in Communications for nine years. She is also active with the Springfield Chamber of Commerce and a chair for one of the committees.

As a hospice volunteer, Anjanette understands the care and support individuals and families need at end-of-life.

“I am excited to help lead the priorities of Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks such as establishing high-impact mission-driven partnerships, delivering educational programs on the end- of- life topics and fundraising that ensures Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks sustainability. “

Email: alabellarte@hospiceozarks.org