Mary Kargbo, RN, MSN
Mary Kargbo, RN, MSN

Tower Health announced today that Mary Kargbo has been named to the Board of Directors beginning August 1, 2022, for a three-year term. The Tower Health Board of Directors is composed of dedicated volunteers who provide community oversight to Tower Health as it fulfills its mission to provide high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for the communities it serves.

Mrs. Kargbo currently serves as President and CEO of Berks Community Health Center, a role she has held since 2012. Prior to this role, she served as President and CEO of Sheehan Health Network, Chief Operating Officer at Orleans Community Health, Nurse Manager and Director of Maternal Child Services at St. Joseph Hospital and Health Center in Syracuse, NY, and a Critical Care Registered Nurse at Community General Hospital in Syracuse, NY.

"With her vast knowledge of healthcare and the Tower Health service area, Mary will be a valuable asset to our Board of Directors," said P. Sue Perrotty, Tower Health President and CEO. "Tower Health and the Berks Community Health Center share a goal of improving the health of our community. I look forward to Mary’s contributions as a board member and benefiting from her extensive knowledge of the healthcare needs of the communities we serve."

Mrs. Kargbo added, "I've committed my career to providing exceptional healthcare within my community. Joining the Tower Health Board of Directors will allow me an additional opportunity to work with the other dedicated board members, leadership team, medical staff, and team members to guarantee the health system is fulfilling its mission of providing high-quality healthcare."

She received both her Master of Science in Maternal Child Administration and bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Syracuse University. She graduated from a Nurse Midwifery program at Edgware Hospital, Middlesex, UK.

Additional directors who continue their service to Tower Health include Meg Mueller, Chair, Tower Health Board of Directors and Fulton Financial Corporation; Jim Boscov, Vice Chair, Tower Health Board of Directors; Barbara Arner, a retired executive; Tod Auman, business owner/investment manager; Angel Helm, retired investment banker; Chris Kraras, President and CEO, White Star Tours; Peter Molinaro, CEO & Chairman, Adhezion Biomedical, LLC; and Karen Rightmire, former Executive Director, Wyomissing Foundation; William Thornton, Jr., Stevens & Lee; Brent Wagner, MD, Executive Director of the American Board of Radiology; and C. Thomas Work, Stevens & Lee. P. Sue Perrotty also serves on the Board ex officio.

 

About Tower Health

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With nearly 12,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare provided by Tower Health at Home; TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response; Tower Health Medical Group; and a network of 25 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. For more information, visit towerhealth.org.

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