Meet Our Team

Work. Life. Stories.

Finding a job is easy these days. Finding purpose is the challenge.

At all levels and across every area of Lifespan, employees are forging ahead, facing the demands of working in healthcare, and finding fulfillment in work and with one another. Their roles are different, and their stories are individual. But collectively, they exemplify our core values — Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence — CARE. Hear why a career at Lifespan works for them and discover how it could work for you, too.

Lifespan CARE Person of the Year 2023

John Echeverry

Case Manager, Child and Family Intensive Services | Gateway Healthcare

Every year, Lifespan recognizes and honors our shared CARE values of compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence through the CARE Person of the Year award. This is the most important honor we give out each year, the highest recognition a Lifespan team member can receive.

John Echeverry was chosen as Lifespan's 2023 CARE Person of the Year. He has been with Gateway for 25 years, and during that time has impacted the lives of countless children and families through intensive home-based outreach services. His nominations positively glow with warmth and esteem for John as a colleague and care provider. Watch this video to learn more about John.

“It's a busy place. But that's what I like about it. It's a learning experience.“

“The families are going through this care. We're also going through this care with the family.“

“I feel my job is important. The older I'm getting, the more I realize how important it is.“

“I enjoy helping the kids. Nothing makes me happier than making a difference.“

Additional Recognition Programs

Here at Lifespan, we strive to acknowledge the value and importance of each employee and honor those who consistently support our mission through a variety of recognitions and awards. These include:

  • Employee of the Quarter
  • Leader of the Quarter
  • Hospital-specific awards
  • Recognition for years of service
  • CARE Recognition online platform where employees can recognize one another and earn reward points to redeem for gifts