General Manager - Fort Worth
John Mezo is a General Manager for VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. In this role, he oversees VITAS’ Fort Worth, Texas program operations, develops and expands business potential and represents VITAS in the community. For 23 years, John has worked in various management roles in hospice, home health and other healthcare fields.
Before taking the helm in Fort Worth, John was the General Manager for the VITAS programs in LaSalle and Peoria, Illinois, serving the Greater Illinois Valley and Central Illinois. Prior to joining VITAS, he served as executive director of Odyssey Hospice in Dallas and, before that, as regional vice president of CareSouth/MedCare at Home in Dallas. Earlier in his career, he served in leadership roles for home care and hospice organizations in New York and Missouri.
He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Illinois University.