MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care announced Brett Willis as its new director of development.
Willis is a Surry County native, valedictorian of his class at Surry Central High School in Dobson, and a graduate of Davidson College, with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
As director of development, Willis will identify sources of funding to help support the nonprofit mission of Mountain Valley Hospice.
Prior to joining Mountain Valley Hospice, he was a sales representative for Main-Oak Emporium, and Barnes & Noble.
He also worked for an account management firm in Raleigh where he prepared internal agency presentations and brand guidelines for project management teams.
“We are so happy to have Brett joining our team,” said Denise Watson, executive director of Mountain Valley Hospice. “Brett grew up here and knows the community, and he has developed and maintained valuable contacts in this region which will serve him well in identifying funding sources that will help us maintain our quality of care to patients and their families.”