Philip R. Wenger was named Chairperson of LG Health’s Board of Trustees for a three-year term. Wenger, president and CEO of the Lancaster County Conservancy and founder of Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches, served most immediately as vice chairman of the LG Health Board of Trustees, as well as chair of the Mission & Community Benefit Committee. Wenger succeeds C. Clair McCormick, who led the board from 2013 to 2016.
Joanne B. Ladley, co-owner, Kitchen Kettle Village, was named Vice Chairperson. Ladley also serves as a senior consultant with the North Group.
Thomas T. Baldrige was appointed to the Board of Trustees for a three-year term. Baldrige is President and CEO of The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
The 15-member board sets policies governing the operation of LG Health and oversees the work of six board committees.
The following were newly named to board committees:
- Audit & Compliance Committee: Dana Chryst, President and CEO, The Jay Group; Edward Monborne, CPA, CEO, Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP; and Geoffrey Finch, President and CEO, The Wenger Group
- Finance/Capital Allocations Committee: Richard Rodgers, co-founder and President, Rodgers & Associates; Kathleen Smarilli, Partner, Murphy McCormack Capital Advisors LLC; Peter Slaugh, Managing Director, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty; and Jordan Space, Vice President, Commercial Lending, Integrity Bank
- Mission & Community Benefit: Aminta Breaux, Ph.D., Vice President for Advancement, Millersville University; Damaris Rau, Ph.D., Superintendent, School District of Lancaster; Richard Rodgers, co-founder and President, Rodgers & Associates; Sue Suter, President and CEO, United Way of Lancaster County; and Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., FACC, FACS
Additionally, the following have been named as new members to the Board of the Lancaster General Health Foundation: Deepa Balepur, Co-founding Principal, Compass Real Estate LLC; Patrick Castagna, President (retired) Carlos R. Leffler, Inc.; Randy Moyer, Esq., Partner, Barley Snyder - Personal Planning Group; and Jennifer Goldbach, Vice President of Business Development, Propane Services - Rhoads Energy Corporation.
Lancaster General Health (LG Health), a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 663-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown and Suburban pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of nearly 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.
Designated a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence four consecutive times, LGH has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2016-17 in two specialties.