William M. Jennings was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Reading Hospital and Executive Vice President of Tower Health effective October 15, 2018. Prior to this appointment, Bill served for eight years as President and CEO of Bridgeport Hospital, Executive VP of the Yale New Haven Health System in Connecticut, CEO of SSM St. Mary’s Health Center, and President of the SSM St. Louis Heart Association.
Bill was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania in January 2020, and he is currently the Chairman of HAPevolve, the innovation subsidiary of the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania. Additionally, he currently serves as an inaugural board member and treasurer of Berks Tec Centro in Reading.
Bill earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Miami University in Ohio and a Master of Health Administration degree from The Ohio State University. He and his wife, Kristin, have two adult children, Sarah, and Mason.
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