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Community Hospice Names New Chief Financial Officer
Lenny Verser

Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice agency serving the Central Valley, has announced the appointment of Lenny R. Verser, Jr., J.D, CPA, as the organization’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Verser joined Community Hospice on Monday, Feb. 10 in his new role.

Verser joins Community Hospice with more than 20 years’ professional experience in Finance and Accounting. He brings a wealth of specialist knowledge in corporate and nonprofit to the CFO role. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer for Therapeutic Solutions, in Chico, CA. He has also held other senior positions in the past and has been instrumental in enhancing productivity levels, reducing costs, introducing process improvements, technology solutions and performance management.

“We are pleased that Mr. Verser has chosen to join our Community Hospice family,” said C. DeSha McLeod, President/CEO of Community Hospice. “We are confident that he will lead and execute strategies that continue to improve our financial performance, maintain our mission and help position Community Hospice for a bright future. We are proud to welcome him into this position and feel he is the right choice for our organization.”

Verser stated, “I look forward to joining the Community Hospice Leadership team and leading their financial operations to contribute to the success of the organization and the fulfillment of their mission.”

Verser attended Oklahoma State University where he received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting emphasis. He received his Juris Doctorate from Lincoln Law School of Sacramento. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and Member of the California State Bar.

Community Hospice is the largest and oldest nonprofit hospice agency in the Central Valley. Serving the community since 1979, Community Hospice has cared for thousands of friends and neighbors offering compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and families, regardless of ability to pay. Care extends to over 2,000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and at the 16-bed Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides bereavement and grief support to anyone in the community. For more information, call 209-578-6300 or visit