Holly has more than a decade of hospice and palliative care experience. Prior to joining St. Francis, she served as Executive Director of Gentiva Hospice in Nashville, Tennessee, an affiliate of Kindred at Home, a national leader in home care, hospice care and personal services.
Davis began her nursing career at Hemby Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2001, and then served as a travel nurse with Duke University Medical Center’s Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit in Durham, North Carolina.
She also served at VNA Home Health and Hospice of the Florida Keys in Key West. She continued her nursing career at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia.
In 2009, she accepted a position as the Director, Children & Family Support Services at Pensacola, Florida-based Covenant Hospice, now known as Covenant Care, where she oversaw a community-based palliative care and bereavement program. She also served as Clinical Manager for the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
Holly received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a master of science degree in palliative nursing from Daemen College in Amherst, New York. She is co-chair of the Advisory Council for the Children’s Project on Palliative/Hospice Services (ChiPPS) of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).