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The following article was published by The State Journal-Register on March 4, 2024.

A Chatham local is serving an even larger community with a new executive promotion; giving people around the U.S. options and assistance with the nation’s leading end-of-life care provider.

Joel Wherley of Chatham was promoted to president and chief operating officer, or COO, of VITAS Healthcare on Feb. 26. The promotion followed several other recent strategic promotions by the hospice company...

An alumnus of University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College, Wherley holds degrees in respiratory therapy and business administration, management and operations.

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