President and CEO

Michelle Pickering has extensive experience in hospice, home health and the post-acute provider delivery space.  Before joining Paradigm Health, Michelle served as Vice President of Operations for Bristol Hospice overseeing a majority of their transitional and acquired hospice and home health companies.  Additionally, she served as board President for various joint-venture partnerships with notable institutions such as Caremore/Anthem & Monarch/Optum.  Michelle’s healthcare experience spans more than 13 years in various executive leadership roles across the entire post-acute healthcare continuum. She brings experience leading care management models and care initiatives for both the payors and providers with notable companies such as Dignity Health (CommonSpirit), Silverado and Health Essentials.

Prior to relocating to Indiana, Michelle lived in Long Beach, California for the past 25 years and has two adult daughters, Samantha and Christin.  Michelle enjoys running, reading and music, especially live music and spending time with her pets, Shasta (dog) and Digs (cat).  She attended UCLA and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History.