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Board of Managers: Jan L. Bergen

Jan L. Bergen

Appointed: Director 2017, Vice Chair 2017-2020

Highlights: Ms. Bergen is a well-known and highly regarded health care executive who is currently President & Chief Executive Officer of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. A native of Pennsylvania, she has exceptional leadership and management experience in complex organizations operating in highly regulated environments. She also is a trained social worker with a real understanding of the issues and challenges facing children in need and their families. Ms. Bergen has served on numerous community, philanthropic, and health care related boards, giving her extensive experience in how boards work and how to effectively and efficiently guide a nonprofit institution. As a director of the Boards, Ms. Bergen lends her solid understanding of boards to assure sound stewardship of Milton and Catherine Hershey’s philanthropic legacy.

Professional Experience

  • President & Chief Executive Officer, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Bryn Mawr Rehab, Jefferson Health System
  • Senior Vice President & Administrator/Chief Executive Officer, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • President & Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Association of Rehabilitation Facilities

Education

  • B.A., Anthropology and Sociology, The George School, Lafayette College
  • Master’s-level course work in Business and Social Work, The University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, and Harvard University

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