Board of Directors

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Dennis P. BrenckleDennis P. Brenckle

May 12, 2000 – June 30, 2017

President – Retired
PNC Bank, Central Pennsylvania Region

Biographical Information

Mr. Brenckle is chair of the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Penn State Health Board of Directors. 

Mr. Brenckle is a graduate of Duquesne University and the Stonier School of Banking at Rutgers University. He enjoyed a 40-year career with PNC Bank, where he rose through the ranks from a management trainee hired in 1970 to his retirement in 2011 as president of the bank's Central PA region, a role he held for 13 years.

Mr. Brenckle is well known for his community leadership. At Penn State Hershey, he chaired the highly successful "For The Future" philanthropic campaign that raised nearly $307 million to support the health system's patient care, education, research and community outreach missions, and has held leadership positions with the Four Diamonds Advisory Board and Cancer Institute Advisory Board. 

He was a founding board member of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg as well as founding member and chair for 13 years of the PA Partnership for Culture, Health and Education, also known as Très Bonne Année, which has raised more than $4 million for the Whitaker Center.

He serves as a board member and a member of the executive committee of the Harrisburg Area YMCA, and also served on the boards and executive committees of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Regional Economic Development Corporation.

He and his wife, Patricia, are parents to two adult children, Lara and Philip.

Education

  • Undergraduate: Duquesne University
  • Stonier School of Banking at Rutgers University

Timothy P. BrownTimothy P. Brown

July 1, 2016 June 30, 2019

President and CEO
Sageworth

Biographical Information

Tim Brown is founder, President and CEO of Sageworth, and serves on the board of directors of Sageworth Trust Company and Sageworth Holdings, LLC.  Mr. Brown is also the President and CEO of Sageworth Trust Company of South Dakota and serves on the board of directors. Prior to founding Sageworth, Mr. Brown was a partner with the law firm of Barley Snyder LLC.

At Barley Snyder, Mr. Brown advised closely-held businesses and their owners on corporate transactions, general business matters, tax issues, and estate planning. He served as chair of both the firm’s tax group and its family business group.

Mr. Brown received a BS in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University, graduating with highest distinction. He received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. After graduating from Penn State, Mr. Brown joined Arthur Andersen & Co. in Washington, D.C. as a certified public accountant in its tax division. Following Arthur Andersen, Mr. Brown was an associate attorney with the law firm of Dunnells, Duvall, Bennett & Porter in Washington, D.C., where he concentrated his legal practice in the areas of tax, partnerships, real estate development, and estate planning.

In 1990, he returned to Pennsylvania and joined the Barley firm.

Mr. Brown is active in numerous community and business organizations. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and has served as Chairman Emeritus, Chair, Education Officer and Finance Officer of the Pennsylvania Chapter. He is also a member of Chief Executives Organization (CEO). He helped found the S. Dale High Family Business Center at Elizabethtown College. He is a founding director of Music for Everyone, former trustee of the Pennsylvania Academy of Music, past general counsel and secretary of The Lancaster Alliance, past president of the Lancaster Museum of Art, past director of Harb-Adult (a homeless shelter) and a co-founder and manager of The Churchill Society. He is also a director of Utz Quality Foods, Inc., based in Hanover, Pennsylvania.

Education

  • BS, Penn State University 
  • JD, Georgetown University

Jeanne Donlevy Arnold, Board of DirectorJeanne Donlevy Arnold

Nurse and Philanthropist
Retired Senior Vice President for Patient-Care Services
Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA

Biographical Information

Mrs. Arnold is a nurse who held leadership positions at various hospitals in central Pennsylvania before retiring as vice president of patient care at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon. Her husband is Ed Arnold, retired CEO of Arnold Industries, a transportation and logistics company. The Arnolds are well known for their philanthropy, and at Penn State Hershey, Jeanne and Ed have been strong supporters of many departments and initiatives, including nursing, dermatology, cancer genetics research, Children’s Miracle Network, Four Diamonds, and the Children’s Hospital Building Campaign, just to name a few. 

In 2007, they helped to establish the Hummingbird Program, a special palliative care program that provides comprehensive support for children with complex, life-limiting medical conditions and their families. In 2009, Jeanne and Ed were named Penn State Philanthropists of the Year, and they were later recognized as honorary alumni in 2013.

Jeanne has also been active in the community and at Lebanon Valley College where she has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2013. She serves as the vice chair of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee and is a member of the Marketing and Enrollment Committee. In 2013, Jeanne received the Silver Buffalo Award, a distinctive honor awarded to more than a dozen U.S. presidents. Jeanne is the first woman to be named to the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

A native of Rhode Island, she is a graduate of the Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College in Maine where she was also a master's candidate in health services administration.

During the course of her career, Jeanne held various administrative positions in healthcare, including assistant director of nursing at St. Joseph's Hospital, Lancaster; director of nursing and chief operating officer at Ephrata Community Hospital; and chief operating officer at Community General Hospital, Reading. She retired from her medical career as senior vice president for patient-care services at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.

Jeanne is a tireless advocate for children, education, and healthcare issues. In 2005, she was named Citizen of the Year by the Lebanon Daily News, and in 2007, she received the Lebanon Valley College Founders Day Award in honor of her many years of community service to the residents of central Pennsylvania.

She has served or serves in leadership positions on numerous charitable and educational boards, including Lebanon Family Health Services, The Alliance Project, Cornwall Manor (chair, Development Committee), Penn State Children's Hospital at the Hershey Medical Center, United Way of Lebanon County, Lebanon Community Library, WITF, Lebanon Community Health Council, and is joining the board of Penn State Hershey Medical Center, among many others. Additionally, Jeanne is receiving an honorary doctorate in humanities from Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.

Education

  • St. Joseph's College in Maine, BS
  • St. Joseph's College in Maine, master's candidate in health services administration

Dr. A. Craig Hillemeier, Dean, Penn State College of Medicine, Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Health Senior Vice President for Health SystemsDr. A. Craig Hillemeier

Dean, Penn State College of Medicine Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Health Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, Penn State

Biographical Information

Dr. A. Craig Hillemeier was appointed dean of the Penn State College of Medicine, CEO of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Health System, and senior vice president for health affairs for Penn State in July 2014.

Dr. Hillemeier joined Penn State Hershey in 2001 as chair of pediatrics and medical director of Penn State Children's Hospital. He served as interim executive director of the Medical Center for nine months during 2006 and subsequently became vice dean for clinical affairs at Penn State Hershey. He also served as director and chief operating officer of Penn State Hershey Medical Group since its inception in 2008

Dr. Hillemeier oversaw the development and opening of the Children's Hospital in spring 2013. Under his leadership, the Children's Hospital has regularly scored greater than the 90th percentile on inpatient patient satisfaction surveys and has been named among the nation's best since 2010.

During Dr. Hillemeier's tenure as chair of pediatrics, faculty grew from 63 to 143 in 14 divisions. The newest division, Child Abuse Pediatrics, was formed in 2012 to support the Penn State Hershey Center for the Protection of Children.  

As vice dean for clinical affairs, Dr. Hillemeier oversaw the growth of Penn State Hershey Medical Group to include nearly 900 physicians and 300 advanced practice clinicians, 64 specialty practices located at 24 clinics  across central Pennsylvania, and more than one million outpatient visits each year.

Dr. Hillemeier holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and earned his MD from Loyola University Medical School, where he then completed a residency in pediatrics.

Dr. Hillemeier is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and is immediate past chair of the American Board of Pediatrics.  


Tom Lenkevich, Board of DirectorTom Lenkevich

President, Giant Carlisle Division

Biographical Information

Tom currently serves as Division President, GIANT/MARTIN’S overseeing the sales and operations of 197 GIANT/MARTIN’S stores and approximately 30,000 associates in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.  

Tom joined GIANT/MARTIN’S in March 2014 with vast retail experience. Most recently he was with Save-A-Lot Food Stores as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Retail Operations. While at Save-A-Lot, Tom was responsible for all aspects of retail operations, merchandising, marketing and procurement for this international chain of corporate and licensed stores. Tom has held a number of leadership positions of progressive responsibility with other large retailers including: Market Director for Meijer, Inc.; Divisional Vice President of Operations and Vice President, Merchandising and Sales for Farmer Jack; as well as several other positions of leadership in functions across the retail business. He began his retail career working his way through college as a clerk at Pantry Pride in Central Pennsylvania, and later held the position of Store Manager, as well as other progressively responsible positions with Foodtown in Baltimore, MD.

Tom has served on many industry boards of directors, including International Mass Retail Association (IMRA) and Mid-Atlantic Food Dealers Association, both as an executive board member, as well as many local and civic organizations and volunteer organizations.

Tom was raised in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania and has strong family ties to the area. He is also a graduate of Pennsylvania State University (Harrisburg campus). He resides with his wife in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.


Keith Masser, Board of DirectorKeith E. Masser

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Sterman Masser, Inc.

Biographical Information

Keith E. Masser is President of Sterman Masser, Inc. in Sacramento, PA, a family farm that produces potatoes, cash grain and hay, and processes dehydrated and fresh cut potato products.

Mr. Masser is a graduate of Penn State with a BS in agricultural engineering, and is actively involved with the university as a member of the Mount Nittany Society, the Penn State Alumni Association, the Alpha Epsilon Ag Engineering Honor Society, and the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.

He has been honored with the following awards:  the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Alumni in 2008, the Red Book Produce Directory Business Character Award in 2007, the Vance Publishing Potato Man of the Year in 2005, the American Vegetable Grower Achievement Award national finalist in 2003, the Top Producer of the Year finalist in 2002, the EPA Environmental Stewardship Award and the Master Farmer in 1998, and the Vance Publishing Man for All Seasons in 1990.

He was elected to the Penn State Board of Trustees in 2008 and currently is Chairman Emeritus.

Mr. Masser and his wife, Helen, contributed to the Penn State Children's Hospital Building Campaign, and they have joined in the fight to conquer childhood cancer with gifts to Four Diamonds.

Education

  • BS, Pennsylvania State University

J. Bruce McKinney, Board of DirectorJ. Bruce McKinney

Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company

Biographical Information

J. Bruce McKinney retired as CEO and Chairman of the Board for Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company.  He has been affiliated with the Hershey community for most of his life, having graduated from the Milton Hershey School in 1955. 

After earning a degree from Dickinson College and attending Dickinson Law School, he worked for Hershey Foods, Hersheypark and eventually rose through the ranks at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company until his retirement in 2000.

Mr. McKinney is active in his community and has served on the boards of the Milton Hershey School, Hershey Trust Company, M.S. Hershey Foundation, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry and the Pennsylvania Travel Council, to name a few.

He's been the recipient of numerous community service awards, including the 2013 Hershey Bears Hockey Hall of Fame Award, Milton Hershey School's Alumnus of the Year, Dickinson College's Benjamin Rush Award, and in 2011, Honorary Alumnus of Penn State.

Mr. McKinney and his wife, Sally, have supported the Children's Miracle Network and Four Diamonds at Penn State Children's Hospital over the years. They also made a leadership commitment to help build the new Children's Hospital. The couple has contributed to the cardiac rehabilitation program at Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute and the Graham H. Jeffries Professorship at Penn State College of Medicine. 

Education

  • BA, Dickinson College
  • Dickinson School of Law
  • Penn State Executive Management Program

Timothy Mosher, MD, Board of DirectorTimothy J. Mosher, MD

July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017

Biographical Information

Timothy Mosher is the Kenneth L. Miller Chair of the Department of Radiology and Distinguished Professor of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine. 

Prior to becoming chair, Dr. Mosher was the Vice Chair for Radiology Research, Chief of the Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging and Director of MRI.  He is a graduate of Ursinus College and The University of Virginia where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in physical chemistry.  After completing medical training and a residency in diagnostic radiology at Penn State College of Medicine and Hershey Medical Center, he finished a two-year MRI research fellowship with Dr. Michael Smith at Penn State and a clinical MRI fellowship with Dr. Elias Zerhouni at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Mosher is a clinical musculoskeletal radiologist with research interest in quantitative MRI for evaluation of articular cartilage and osteoarthritis and application of MRI in multicenter clinical trials.  Dr. Mosher is a fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.  Dr. Mosher has published over 70 books and manuscripts with the majority in the area of musculoskeletal imaging, quantitative cartilage imaging, and MRI technical development.

Education

  • Undergraduate:  Ursinus College and University of Virginia
  • Medical Education:  Penn State College of Medicine

Kathy Pape, Board of DirectorKathy L. Pape

Sr. Vice President, American Water, Mid-Atlantic Division, President, Pennsylvania American Water

Biographical Information

Kathy L. Pape joined American Water in July 2007 as president of Pennsylvania American Water, the largest regulated water utility in the Commonwealth, providing quality water and wastewater services to approximately 2.2 million people in more than 400 communities. In this role, Pape drives operational and financial results, leads customer, regulatory and local government relationships, and is the principal external contact for American Water in Pennsylvania.

In addition, Pape is senior vice president of American Water’s Mid-Atlantic Division, which includes operations in  Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia, as well as Pennsylvania.

Prior to American Water, Pape served as senior vice president of Aqua America Inc.

Pape has more than 35 years’ experience in the utility industry and is a nationally recognized expert on the water and wastewater industries.

Pape holds a BA in political science from Edinboro University, a J.D. from Dickinson School of Law and a LL.M. in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law. 


Barry Robinson, Board of DirectorBarry K. Robinson

Chief Counsel for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce

Biographical Information

Barry Robinson, a practicing attorney, currently serves as Chief Counsel for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce. He has previously served as Senior Counsel for Corporate Affairs for the Recording Industry Association of America, Inc., the nonprofit trade association representing the United States sound recording industry, and as Senior Counsel for International Investment and Trade in the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. In 1987 he received the Department of Commerce's Silver Medal Award in recognition of his work on the United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement.

A 1967 graduate of Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts, Mr. Robinson received his law degree from New York University in 1970.

Mr. Robinson served as a captain in the Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps and as a member of the Defense Department Task Force to Investigate Discrimination in the Administration of Military Justice in 1974. He is a director of the Washington Foreign Law Society and a member of the Legal Section Committee of the American Society of Association Executives.

He was the recipient of the College of the Liberal Arts Alumni Society's Service to Penn State Award in 1996 and the Outstanding Political Science Alumni Award in 2004.

He is a Trustee Emeritus of the Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees.

Mr. Robinson and his wife, Francine, have supported the Pediatric Research and Discovery Fund at Penn State Children's Hospital.

Education

  • BA, Pennsylvania State University, 1967
  • New York University School of Law, 1970

Peter Tombros, Board of DirectorPeter G. Tombros

Professor and Distinguished Executive in Residence in the Eberly College of Science BS/MBA Program at the Pennsylvania State University

Biographical Information

Mr. Tombros is the Vice Chairman of the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Board of Directors. 

Mr. Tombros is currently Professor and Distinguished Executive in Residence in the Eberly College of Science BS/MBA Program at the Pennsylvania State University.

Mr. Tombros's professional career includes eight years as President and CEO of Enzon Pharma, where under his leadership, Enzon was able to grow from a market capitalization of $44 million to over $3 billion. Previously, Mr. Tombros spent 25 years at Pfizer Inc. in a variety of positions including Vice President of Marketing, Senior Vice President and General Manager, and Executive Vice President, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. 

Mr. Tombros also has private company experience serving as CEO and Director of VivoQuest from 2002 to 2005. 

He serves on the public company Boards of NPS Pharmaceuticals where he is non-executive Chairman of the Board and Cambrex, Inc. where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee. In addition, Mr. Tombros has served as a director of other public companies, including Alpharma, Pharmanet Development Group Inc and Dendrite International.

Financial Times, one of the world's leading business news organizations, selected Mr. Tombros to receive its 2015 Outstanding Director Award. 

Mr. Tombros and his wife, Ann, created the Tombros Foundation in 2001 from which to pursue their philanthropic interests.  They have both been very active in supporting a number of educational and cultural institutions.   For example, Mr. Tombros was Chairman of the seven and one-half year Pennsylvania State University $2.2 Billion Capital Campaign. At Penn State Hershey, their philanthropic activities extend to the Four Diamonds Fund, Children's Miracle Network and the Medical Student Summer Intern Program.

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, BA
  • Pennsylvania State University, MS
  • University of Pennsylvania Wharton Graduate School, MBA

Penn State Health

Eric Barron, President, Penn State University

Eric J. Barron

Biographical Information

Mr. Barron, former dean at Penn State and former president of Florida State University, began his presidency at Penn State on May 12, 2014. Succeeding former President Rodney Erickson, who had served since 2011, Dr. Barron was named the 18th President of Penn State by the University's Board of Trustees February 17, 2014.

The President has nearly 35 years of leadership experience in academic administration, education, research, and public service.

Dr. Barron returned to Penn State from the helm at Florida State, bringing with him nearly 35 years of leadership experience in academic administration, education, research, and public service, and a track record as a talented manager of fiscal policy within large and complex institutions. Dr. Barron led Florida State to two consecutive U.S. News and World Report rankings as the nation's "most efficiently operated" institution of higher education.

Dr. Barron served as dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and founding director of the Earth System Science Center during his previous years at Penn State.

Dr. Barron earned a bachelor of science degree in geology at Florida State in 1973 before moving on to the University of Miami, where he earned master's and doctoral degrees in oceanography, in 1976 and 1980, respectively. Dr. Barron spent 20 years of his career at Penn State, serving as dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences from 2002 to 2006, and as founding director of the Earth System Science Center, one of the first major initiatives focused on the total study of Earth as a system, from 1986 to 2002. He also had a simultaneous appointment as director of the Earth and Mineral Sciences Environment Institute from 1998 to 2002. In 1999, he was named Distinguished Professor of Geosciences at Penn State, and during his tenure as director, Industry Week magazine ranked him among "50 R&D Stars to Watch."

An accomplished scientist with a long background in atmospheric research, Dr. Barron served as director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) from 2008 to 2010 and as dean of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin from 2006 to 2008. Early in his career he was a postdoctoral research fellow and scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, a federal research center focusing on atmospheric and related science issues. Dr. Barron originally worked at NCAR as a postdoctoral fellow (1981–85), and served for one year on the faculty at the University of Miami before joining Penn State.

Dr. Barron has lent his scientific expertise to many national committees and federal organizations.

Over the decades, Dr. Barron has lent his significant expertise in the areas of atmospheric science and the geosciences to many national committees and federal organizations, including contributions as chair of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) science advisory board and nearly 20 years of service as the chair of multiple National Research Council committees and boards. Throughout his career he has earned numerous accolades and awards, including Penn State's Wilson Award for Excellence in Teaching (1999); the National Aeronautic and Space Administration's (NASA) Distinguished Public Service Medal (2003); and the Bridge Builders Leadership Award from the Martin Luther King Foundation of Florida (2012).

Dr. Barron is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society, the Geological Society of America, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has authored more than 125 peer-reviewed papers in geology, oceanography, and climate issues.

Education

  • BS, Florida State University (Geology)
  • MS, University of Miami (Oceanography)
  • PhD, University of Miami (Oceanography)

Dennis Brenckle, Board of Director

Dennis P. Brenckle

May – June 30, 2017
President - Retired
PNC Bank, Central Pennsylvania Region

Biographical Information

Mr. Brenckle is chair of the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Penn State Health Board of Directors. 

Mr. Brenckle is a graduate of Duquesne University and the Stonier School of Banking at Rutgers University. He enjoyed a 40-year career with PNC Bank, where he rose through the ranks from a management trainee hired in 1970 to his retirement in 2011 as president of the bank's Central PA region, a role he held for 13 years.

Mr. Brenckle is well known for his community leadership. At Penn State Hershey, he chaired the highly successful "For The Future" philanthropic campaign that raised nearly $307 million to support the health system's patient care, education, research and community outreach missions, and has held leadership positions with the Four Diamonds Advisory Board and Cancer Institute Advisory Board. 

He was a founding board member of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg as well as founding member and chair for 13 years of the PA Partnership for Culture, Health and Education, also known as Très Bonne Année, which has raised more than $4 million for the Whitaker Center.

He serves as a board member and a member of the executive committee of the Harrisburg Area YMCA, and also served on the boards and executive committees of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Regional Economic Development Corporation.

He and his wife, Patricia, are parents to two adult children, Lara and Philip.

Education

  • Undergraduate: Duquesne University
  • Stonier School of Banking at Rutgers University

Peter Carlino, Board of Director, Penn State HealthPeter M. Carlino

Chairman
Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Biographical Information

Peter M. Carlino is Chairman of Penn National Gaming, Inc., a public company trading on the NASDAQ, as well as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., also a public company found on the NASDAQ. 

For 20 years prior to the Penn National IPO in 1994, he served as Chairman and President of Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing, the predecessor of Penn National Gaming, Inc. From 1982 to present, his real estate businesses have developed commercial and residential projects in eastern Pennsylvania and surrounding states.

Mr. Carlino, 68, is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University.  He serves on the board of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.  He resides in Reading, PA with his wife, Marshia. They have four children and nine grandchildren.  He enjoys boating, traveling on Harley Davidsons, and collecting/racing vintage cars.

Mr. Carlino and his wife, Marshia, have been instrumental in developing Penn State Hershey's Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center, with gifts to endow the chair position and three early career professorships. The Carlino's have also provided significant support to further the professional careers of Penn State Hershey's nurses through the Elizabeth Powers Carlino Nursing Excellence Award. The award is named in memory of Peter's mother, who was a registered nurse. Through Penn National Gaming, Inc., Peter has provided leadership for an annual golf tournament that supports the IBD Center. The company also made a leadership commitment to the Penn State Children's Hospital Building Campaign.

Education

  • BA, College of the Liberal Arts
  • Pennsylvania State University

Kathleen Casey, Board of Director, Penn State HealthKathleen L. Casey

Senior Advisor, Patomak Global Partners, LLC
KLC Consulting Group, LLC

Biographical Information

Kathleen Casey is Chair of the Penn State Health Board of Directors. 

Kathleen Casey was appointed to the Penn State University Board of Trustees effective June 2013 by Governor Corbett and elected as an at-large trustee effective July 2015. She graduated from Penn State in 1988 with a BA in Political Science from the College of the Liberal Arts and earned a JD from George Mason University School of Law. She is a senior advisor with Patomak Global Partners, LLC and has career experience in government regulatory and policymaking roles, including serving as a Commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She was selected as the 2006 Outstanding Young Alumni from Penn State’s Department of Political Science.

Education

  • BA, Pennsylvania State University
  • JD, George Mason University 

Mark Dambly, Board of Director, Penn State HealthMark H. Dambly

President, Pennrose Properties, LLC

Biographical Information

Mark H. Dambly began his career at Pennrose Properties in 1992, as a Vice President and partner. He became President of the firm in 2004. Mr. Dambly directs the firm's business development efforts - seeking opportunities for future business, establishing and maintaining relationships with municipalities, agencies, and lenders. Under his leadership, Pennrose's portfolio of real-estate developments has grown to nearly 10,000 units.

Prior to joining Pennrose, Mr. Dambly owned and operated a successful home-building business.

Among his civic activities, Mr. Dambly serves on the Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees and on the Board of Directors of Penn State Health. In addition, he is on the Board of Directors for the Riverfront Alliance of Delaware County, Regional Housing Legal Services, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, and Pennsylvania Apartment Association – East.

Mr. Dambly is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Insurance. Mr. Dambly resides in Media with his wife Lauren and children Christian and Julia.

Mr. Dambly has partnered with Penn State Children's Hospital to help conquer childhood cancer through his support for Four Diamonds.

Education

  • BS, Pennsylvania State University

David Gray, Board of Director, Penn State HealthDavid J. Gray

Senior Vice President for Finance and Business/Treasurer
Pennsylvania State University

Biographical Information

David J. Gray is senior vice president for Finance and Business at Pennsylvania State University, where he oversees the offices of Physical Plant, Human Resources, University Police, Investment Management, Auxiliary and Business Services, Corporate Controller, Legal Services and Commonwealth Campus Business Operations. He also leads financial, endowment, business and administrative activities at all Penn State campuses.

Mr. Gray previously served as chief financial and administrative officer at the University of Massachusetts.

Mr. Gray also previously served on the House Education Committee Republican Research Staff for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and he was a member of the Governor's Office of Budget and Management for the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.

Mr. Gray earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Penn State in 1977, and a master of public administration degree from Penn State in 1979.

He has partnered with Penn State Children's Hospital to help conquer childhood cancer through his support for Four Diamonds. 

Education

  • Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University
  • Masters in Public Administration, Pennsylvania State University 

Dr. A. Craig Hillemeier, Dean, Penn State College of Medicine, Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Health Senior Vice President for Health SystemsDr. A. Craig Hillemeier

Dean, Penn State College of Medicine Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Health Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, Penn State

Biographical Information

Dr. A. Craig Hillemeier was appointed dean of the Penn State College of Medicine, CEO of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Health System, and senior vice president for health affairs for Penn State in July 2014.

Dr. Hillemeier joined Penn State Hershey in 2001 as chair of pediatrics and medical director of Penn State Children's Hospital. He served as interim executive director of the Medical Center for nine months during 2006 and subsequently became vice dean for clinical affairs at Penn State Hershey. He also served as director and chief operating officer of Penn State Hershey Medical Group since its inception in 2008

Dr. Hillemeier oversaw the development and opening of the Children's Hospital in spring 2013. Under his leadership, the Children's Hospital has regularly scored greater than the 90th percentile on inpatient patient satisfaction surveys and has been named among the nation's best since 2010.

During Dr. Hillemeier's tenure as chair of pediatrics, faculty grew from 63 to 143 in 14 divisions. The newest division, Child Abuse Pediatrics, was formed in 2012 to support the Penn State Hershey Center for the Protection of Children.  

As vice dean for clinical affairs, Dr. Hillemeier oversaw the growth of Penn State Hershey Medical Group to include nearly 900 physicians and 300 advanced practice clinicians, 64 specialty practices located at 24 clinics  across central Pennsylvania, and more than one million outpatient visits each year.

Dr. Hillemeier holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and earned his MD from Loyola University Medical School, where he then completed a residency in pediatrics.

Dr. Hillemeier is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and is immediate past chair of the American Board of Pediatrics. 


Keith Masser, Board of DirectorKeith E. Masser

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Sterman Masser, Inc.

Biographical Information

Keith E. Masser is President of Sterman Masser, Inc. in Sacramento, PA, a family farm that produces potatoes, cash grain and hay, and processes dehydrated and fresh cut potato products.

Mr. Masser is a graduate of Penn State with a B.S. in agricultural engineering, and is actively involved with the university as a member of the Mount Nittany Society, the Penn State Alumni Association, the Alpha Epsilon Ag Engineering Honor Society, and the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.

He has been honored with the following awards:  the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Alumni in 2008, the Red Book Produce Directory Business Character Award in 2007, the Vance Publishing Potato Man of the Year in 2005, the American Vegetable Grower Achievement Award national finalist in 2003, the Top Producer of the Year finalist in 2002, the EPA Environmental Stewardship Award and the Master Farmer in 1998, and the Vance Publishing Man for All Seasons in 1990.

He was elected to the Penn State Board of Trustees in 2008 and currently is Chairman Emeritus.

Mr. Masser and his wife, Helen, contributed to the Penn State Children's Hospital Building Campaign, and they have joined in the fight to conquer childhood cancer with gifts to Four Diamonds.

Education

  • BS, Pennsylvania State University

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