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Carolyn Cassin

Managing Partner

Carolyn CassinMs Cassin is a co-founder & co-Manager of , BELLE Capital Management, LLC, the General Partner. Ms. Cassin is the president and chief executive officer of the Michigan Women’s Foundation, a Michigan non-profit corporation, which has been championing the causes of social justice for women and girls through public and private education, philanthropy and advocacy for over 20 years. In addition, she is president and chief executive officer of National Hospice Work Group, a CEO think tank for executives of the largest Hospices in the US. Prior to joining the Michigan Women’s Foundation, Ms. Cassin was a nationally recognized healthcare executive and turnaround specialist for almost 30 years. In 1988, after two years as chief executive officer of Hospice of Southeastern Michigan, she retired their debt and maintained profitability throughout her tenure, growing the company over 10 years to over $50 million in revenues and 1,000 employees, with seventeen sites which ultimately earned Hospice of Michigan the award of “Best Managed Non Profit” by Crain’s Detroit. In 1998 she was recruited to VistaCare, a venture capital backed national hospice company, based in Phoenix, Arizona. As VistaCare’s Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Cassin merged 48 sites into one company and built the company from $3 million in revenues to $100 million and positive EBITDA. Most recently, Ms. Cassin served as chief executive officer of Continuum Health Partner’s New York City Hospice program, building it into the largest hospice in New York City with revenues of over $50 million. Ms. Cassin has received numerous national awards from the first National Hospice Organization’s Heart of Hospice Award, to the Founders Award from that same organization. She has served as President of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and on its Board. Most recently she was named a “Woman to Watch” by Crain’s Detroit Magazine in 2009.