Evan Hyatt joins Care Synergy as Director of Marketing and Communications
With nearly 20 years of extensive experience in healthcare marketing, development communications, administration and operations Evan Hyatt is joining Care Synergy, as of October 2019, in the role of Director of Marketing and Communications.
Prior to joining Care Synergy, Evan led Pathways, a not-for-profit community based hospice and palliative care organization developing into one of the most highly regarded hospices of its size throughout the Rockies and the nation. Based in Fort Collins and serving Larimer and Weld counties, including the towns of Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, and surrounding communities, Pathways is recognized for its comprehensive range of grief counseling and support services for both children and adults, its active corps of volunteers and its person-centered dementia care program.
Under Evan’s leadership and guidance, Pathways launched a Palliative Care consultative service, expanded clinical programs for children with life-limiting illness, was named a preferred provider by one of the region’s largest payors, was designated a Leader in Dementia Care by the Alzheimer’s Association and opened a Veterans Garden at its Fort Collins campus for solace, reflection, meditation and honoring veterans from each branch of military service. In 2015 Pathways Hospice attained Level IV status—the highest designation—in the We Honor Veterans program of the Veterans Administration and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).
Before leading Pathways as CE0/President, Evan served as Marketing and Development Director for the Pathways organization. During this time he led a successful capital campaign that raised nearly $3 million to support the Pathways for Grief and Loss program and facility and retired all existing debt.
In addition to his work with Pathways, Evan has twice worked for the City of Fort Collins, first as Building Supervisor for the Lincoln Center, a regional performing and visual arts center, then as Public Relations Coordinator and subsequently as Associate Director of Cultural Services. He also served as Executive Director of Operations for Northern and Mountain Colorado communities for Kaiser Permanente where he directed the day-to-day operations of six primary care medical office buildings and helped to grow membership in Kaiser Permanente health plans
Evan has served on the Board of Directors of the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of the Rockies including the Association’s Public Policy Committee. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Weld County, the NCMC Foundation, the Better Business Bureau for northern Colorado and Wyoming and the Loveland Business Partnership and is a member of the Northern Colorado Healthcare Sector Partnership.
Evan graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. He also obtained a Teaching Certificate in Secondary Education from Colorado State University. He holds certificates from the NHPCO’s Hospice Administrator program, the Disney Institute’s Approach to Quality Service program and the Center for the Advance of Palliative Care, among others.