Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Operations Officer

Laura Templeton

Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Operations Officer

As Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Operations Officer, Laura Templeton leads all aspects of clinical operations and how patient care is delivered. Joining Compassus in 2012, she has held roles that include hospice division president, managing clinical director, executive director, director of operations and regional vice president of operations.


With natural leadership skills and operational experience developed over nearly a decade with Compassus, Templeton also brings a nursing background to her clinical operations role to all patients and families receive high-quality clinical care.


Prior to joining Compassus, Templeton worked at various health centers near Jefferson City, Missouri, most recently serving as the director of maternal child health, ICU, telemetry and cardiac short stay at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri.


She obtained an MBA in Health Care from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri.