STATE COLLEGE, PA – January 24, 2019 – William P. Hayes, Chairman and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced that Kathleen Rhine has been appointed to the Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp Boards of Directors. Rhine is President and CEO of Mount Nittany Health, where she has served since January 2017. With more than 25 years in healthcare leadership, Rhine possesses a robust portfolio of experience that includes health system operations, service line development, physician alignment and growth, and corporate services, including human resources, IT, corporate communications, marketing, performance improvement, and organizational development.
In making the announcement, Hayes stated, “We are pleased to welcome Kathleen Rhine to the Kish organization and to the Bank and Bancorp governance teams. Since arriving at Mount Nittany, Kathleen has demonstrated excellent leadership skills and a strong focus on the needs of the community. Her counsel and input will be highly valuable as Kish continues to drive forward on its efforts to serve the financial needs of the region.”
Rhine stated, “I consider it a privilege to join the governance team of a company so widely recognized for its clear focus on quality, service, and community. I have seen first-hand the strength of the Kish team to deliver on its commitment to the vitality of the region and its communities. Our values are closely aligned and I look forward to contributing to Kish’s future success.”
Rhine has an extensive background in healthcare leadership, having held executive positions at several hospitals and health systems, including the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she served as Chief Operating Officer for two of its hospitals. Before her move to Mount Nittany Health, she served as Regional President and CEO of Presence Health, based in Chicago, Illinois, where she held other executive-level positions during her six-year tenure, including System Chief Administrative Officer, System Chief Transformation Officer, and System Senior Vice President, Patient and Family-Centered Care.
Rhine earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Planning and Administration from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Kish Bancorp, Inc. is a diversified financial services corporation headquartered in Belleville, PA with executive offices in State College. Kish Bank, a subsidiary of Kish Bancorp, Inc., operates sixteen offices and financial centers in Centre, Mifflin, and Huntingdon counties. In addition to Kish Bank, other business units include: Kish Insurance, an independent property and casualty insurance agency; Kish Financial Solutions, which offers trust, fiduciary, and wealth management advisory services; Benefit Management Group, which provides employee benefits consulting services; and Kish Travel, a full-service travel agency. For additional information, please visit www.kishbank.com. KISB is the OTC stock ticker symbol for Kish Bancorp, Inc.