A seasoned healthcare leader, Nan has over 25 years of experience in healthcare marketing and operations she became a hospice volunteer and found her passion was palliative medicine and end of life care. She has held several leadership positions in hospice organizations one as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for LightBridge Hospice and Palliative Care in San Diego and also a former executive director in Monterey and Santa Cruz also for the Chopra Center for Well-Being in La Jolla. But Brains, Life often does not unfold the way you expect it will. In 2005 Nan discovered she had early stage breast cancer. Nan did everything available to treat her cancer. Like many women, Nan thought she had beaten this disease only to learn it had returned in 2014. “Being diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer.