February Communicator

Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce


Member News LVH Schuylkill-E. Norwegian St. Campus Introduces Newest Arrival Lehigh Valley Health Network Officials cut the ribbon on the new Family Birth and Newborn Center at LVH- Schuylkill on January 17, 2019. The center represents one of the remaining elements of an overall, multi-year campus integration, which is designed to align service locations and improve access for those who seek care. The current Family Birth and Newborn Center at the South Jackson Street campus will close when the new facility opens. Crews have been working since early July, first entirely gutting the

Riverview Financial Corporation Announces CEO Transition Riverview Bank announced on January 2, 2019 that Kirk D. Fox has resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Riverview Financial and Riverview Bank. Riverview Financial and Riverview Bank President, Brett D. Fulk, has been named President and CEO of Riverview Financial and Riverview Bank. Kirk Fox stated, “After discussing with my family, I believe this is the right time for me to make this change. I am proud of what our management team has been able to accomplish over the past ten years, including growing the Bank to over $1.0 billion in total assets. I am confident in the strategic direction of the Bank going forward under Brett’s leadership.” John G. Soult, Jr. Chairman of Board of Directors thanked Mr. Fox for his focus on building the franchise during his tenure. He also went on to state; “Brett was a natural choice as Riverview’s next CEO as he has been an integral part of the management team since becoming the Chief Operating Officer. He understands our strategy and approach to

banking, putting our customers first. Brett and the rest of the executive team remain committed to continuing to increase long term shareholder value.” Mr. Soult added, “Consolidating the CEO and President positions provides a more efficient leadership model and governance structure for Riverview, which we believe will effectively facilitate the execution of our business plan and the day-to-day man- agement of the company.” Riverview Financial Corporation Announces Appointment of Chief Operating Officer

southern wing of the fourth floor of the hospital at the East Norwegian campus to get it ready for construction. “We’ve achieved numerous milestones since our historic merger

in September 2016, and we have more to do,” says Brian A. Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, President and Chief Executive Officer of LVHN. “Today’s progress is part of the commit- ment we made to create healthy tomorrows in Schuylkill County by investing in the services and programs people in this community need most. At LVHN, we believe that the health care services that can be delivered in a community hospital setting should be delivered there.” Featured highlights of the Family Birth and Newborn Center: - 15,000 sq. feet, designed with comfort and accessibility in mind - Five labor delivery rooms - Two obstetric triage rooms - Only a few steps away, an OR suite is available right on the unit for cesarean sections - 9 post-partum rooms where moms receive care after delivery in a comfortable space designed for the whole family General nursery and isolation nursery. Additional components of the campus integration are expected to be completed in February. -

On January 17, 2019 Brett D. Fulk, President and Chief Executive Officer of Riverview Financial Corporation the holding company of Riverview Bank, announced the appointment of Ginger G. Kunkle as Senior Execu- tive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Kunkle joined the company in 2014. Prior to her appointment as Chief Operating Officer, she previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer, which included oversight of retail banking, trust and wealth management and marketing. “Ms. Kunkel continues to be an integral part of the success and growth of our company and was instrumental in the recent merger with CBT Financial Corp. which increased our size and scope to a level which afforded us the opportunity to be listed on the Nasdaq Global market. The board is confident in her proven abilities and knowledge and is con- vinced naming her to this new role will assist us in continuing to improve shareholder value and customer service in the communities we serve,” stated Brett D. Fulk.

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