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Community Hospice & Health Services Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

May 29, 2024

For Immediate Release

Contacts: Kristin Mostowski, Director of Public Relations | Community Hospice | | 209.578.6301

Community Hospice & Health Services Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Modesto (May 22, 2024) – Community Hospice & Health Services, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice and support services agency serving the Central Valley, announced the appointment of Ms. Toby Benguerel as the organization’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ms. Benguerel joined Community Hospice & Health Services on Monday, May 20, 2024, in her new role.

Ms. Benguerel brings to Community Hospice & Health Services more than 15 years’ professional experience in corporate finance and treasury, accounting, tax and risk management. She also brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in corporate operations and strategy to the CFO role. Prior to joining Community Hospice & Health Services, Ms. Benguerel served as the Chief Financial Officer for Yosemite Pathology Medical Group and held financial leadership roles in the manufacturing and construction industries. She also spent time in the public accounting sector performing audits and assurance services.

“We are pleased to welcome Ms. Benguerel to Community Hospice & Health Services,” said Alisa Bettis, President/CEO. “We are confident that her leadership and vast finance operations experience will continue to improve our financial performance, maintain our mission, and help position Community Hospice & Health Services for a bright and strong future.”

Ms. Benguerel has a Master of Science in Accountancy from California State University, Sacramento. She is a Certified Public Accountant, member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and serves on the Board of Directors for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She also currently serves as the President of the San Joaquin Chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

About Community Hospice & Health Services

Community Hospice & Health Services is a nonprofit, community-based agency, serving the Central Valley since 1979. Community Hospice & Health Services embraces more than 2,500 patients and families each year providing support through vital programs including hospice and palliative care for adults and pediatrics, general inpatient care at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House, bereavement support, outpatient mental health counseling for adults and children, and Camp Wokini, a youth camp for children and teens who have experiences loss. For more information about Community Hospice & Health Services programs call 209.578.6300 or visit