President & CEO
Peter A. Brunnick, CPA
Peter Brunnick is the President & Chief Executive Officer for Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region (HPCCR), a multi-specialty, post-acute care organization with a focus on advanced illness and end of life care services. HPCCR provides comprehensive hospice care, palliative medicine, and educational services to a daily caseload of approximately 2,200 patients and their families, reaching nearly 6,000 patients annually.
Before accepting the position of President & CEO in February 2010, Pete served for 10 years as the Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining HPCCR, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Givens Estates in Asheville, NC.
A graduate of North Carolina State University, Pete is a certified public accountant and is a member of NCACPA. From 2007- 2009, he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors for The Carolina’s Center for Hospice and End of Life Care, also served as board treasurer, and was a 2007 recipient of the Center’s Spirit of Hospice Award. Pete was appointed by the Governor’s office to serve as a provider representative on the North Carolina Hospice Certificate of Need Methodology Task Force. In 2009, he was named not-for-profit CFO of the Year by the Charlotte Business Journal.
Pete has served on the Governance Committee for The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). He has also served on the Board of Directors for The Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina since 2012; as Board Chair June 2014 to June 2016 and as Past Chair until June 2018. Pete has served as a board member of PACE of the Southern Piedmont and as a board member for The Employers Association (TEA). He was appointed by Governor Pat McCrory to serve a three-year term in the first ever hospice seat on the NC State Health Coordinating Council. Pete was the 2016 recipient of Leadership Charlotte’s Unsung Hero award. In 2020, Pete was elected to the national board of NHPCO.
Pete has been married to his wife, Vicki, for 36 years and they have one son, Mason, who is a graduate of Harvard University and now lives in the Boston area.