PruittHealth Hires Director of Chaplaincy

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NORCROSS, Georgia – PruittHealth in Norcross, Georgia, has expanded its leadership team with a key hire. Dr. Dave Lescalleet now serves as their new Director of Chaplaincy. In its recent expansion into the nonprofit and for-profit faith-based businesses industry, Vanderbloemen is honored to have partnered with PruittHealth on this vital and important hire.

Vanderbloemen serves clients with a greater purpose, including churches, schools, nonprofits, family offices, and values-based businesses. Vanderbloemen loves the whole Church and is honored to have partnered with PruittHealth on this vital and important hire.

“While transitioning from one job to the next is never easy, resting in God’s sovereign plan is what made the entire process peaceful,” Dr. Dave Lescalleet said. “By that I mean, in the natural, I met the needed qualification that PruittHealth was wanting in their Director of Chaplaincy position. But knowing there were quite a few qualified candidates, I kept this opportunity in an open hand. I trusted the Lord to open the doors that He wanted opened and to close the doors that He wanted shut. Having been with PruittHealth now for six months, I can look back and see that this was an obvious fit and God’s fingerprints were everywhere.” 

Dr. Dave Lescalleet joins the staff at PruittHealth from Camp Cho-Yeh, where he served as Director of Compass, creating, developing, and executing the camp’s leadership residential program for 18-21 year-olds. He also brings prior experience to the PruittHealth team in a pastoral and chaplaincy capacity, previously serving as the Lead Pastor at City Church in Corpus Christi, and Chaplain (PRN) at Christus Spohn Hospital.

“We were thrilled to work with PruittHealth to help them find their new Director of Chaplains. Dr. Dave Lescalleet brought a perfect blend of executive leadership, vision, and a heart for pastoral care that made him an excellent fit for this role,” Senior Executive Search Consultant Jay Mitchell said. “I can't wait to see how Dave will impact the ministry of PruittHealth in the coming years.” 

For over 50 years, PruittHealth has ensured the peace of mind of its patients, residents, clients, and their families through its commitment to quality health care. PruittHealth is a Southeast regional leader in long-term health care. Since its inception in 1969 as the Toccoa Nursing Center, the PruittHealth community of services has grown to encompass more than 90 post-acute, skilled nursing and assisted living locations, as well as an array of supplementary resources, including home health care, end-of-life care, rehabilitation, veteran care, and consultative pharmaceutical services. 

PruittHealth serves communities in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, and their commitment to caring continues to expand in both care offerings and geographic regions.


Vanderbloemen serves teams with a greater purpose by aligning their people solutions for growth: hiring, compensation, succession, and culture. Through its retained executive search and consulting services, Vanderbloemen serves churches, schools, nonprofits, family offices, and Christian businesses in all parts of the United States and internationally. 

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