Where are the Women in Health Care Leadership? Why Gender Bias Matters and How to Fix

Kimberly Hobson


Kimberly Hobson was named President and CEO of JourneyCare in September 2019. Previously, she had been the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the organization, Kimberly served as vice-chair of JourneyCare’s Board of Directors.

As President and CEO of JourneyCare, Kimberly leads the transformation of the largest adult and pediatric hospice and palliative care delivery system in Illinois. She provides visionary insights to ensure that the organization achieves excellence and efficiency while ultimately, sustaining its mission and providing best-in-class care for patients, families, and the communities JourneyCare is privileged to serve.

With an extensive healthcare background of over 20 years, Kimberly has held several leadership roles within University of Chicago, Advocate Health Care, Mercy Hospital and Humana Health Plan. She has a proven record in successfully developing strategic affiliations, leading clinical expansions, building regional health consortiums, program development, operations, managed care contract negotiations and achieving financial growth and performance.


Kimberly earned her Master of Business Administration from Purdue University and is also a graduate of the Chicago Management Institute at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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