Kendra Aucker was appointed President and CEO in July 2015 after serving the Hospital previously as Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to that, Ms. Aucker had been an integral part of Evangelical Community Hospital’s team of experts since 1990. Serving in roles of marketing, physician practice management, operations, and executive leadership, Ms.Aucker has helped shape the strategic growth that sets Evangelical apart from other community hospitals.
Ms. Aucker is a Licensed Agent through the Insurance Department of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with qualifications in Accident & Health, and Life and Fixed Annuities. She is a Healthcare Fellow of the Healthcare Advisory Board and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Medical Group Management Association.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Frederick Taylor University.
Active in the community, she is President of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation Board of Directors, and serves on the boards of the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation, and WITF, Inc. She is a member/past president of the Selinsgrove Rotary Club, a former director/past president of the Central Susquehanna United Way and a graduate, former director, and past president of Leadership Susquehanna Valley. She received the Leadership Susquehanna Valley Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006, the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way Volunteer of the Year Award in 2005, and the Susquehanna Council of Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award in 2012.
In 2015, Ms. Aucker had the honor of receiving the Adam Smith Distinguished Leadership Award. Recognized as one of the most prestigious honors by EconomicsPennsylvania, the award is given to individuals who reflect the wholesome values of community service, individual achievement, personal integrity, and commitment to the highest standards of excellence in their professional careers.
Executive Operating Team
President and CEO
J. Lawrence Ginsburg, MD, MMM
Vice President – Medical Affairs
Vice President – Human Resources
Vice President – Information Systems
Vice President – Finance/CFO
Paul E. Tarves
Vice President – Nursing Administration