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Phoebe Ministries announces staff changes

Friday, July 21, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Phoebe Ministries has announced changes in staffing.

Mary Kay McMahon, RN, MHA, NHA, was appointed Senior Vice President, Health Care Services for Phoebe Ministries.

McMahon provides oversight, direction, and strategy to support innovation and the delivery of services at Phoebe’s four Continuing Care Retirement Communities.

With this appointment, her role expands to include oversight of the regional support services within the organization, including rehabilitation services and dementia services and programming.

McMahon has been with Phoebe since 1996 and has served in various capacities, most recently, Vice President, Health Care Services since 2016, with prior roles as the Executive Director of Phoebe Berks (2012-16), and Nursing Home Administrator of Phoebe Richland (2002-12).

She received a Bachelor of Science in Health Arts and a Master of Science in Health Services Administration from the College of St. Francis. She received a nursing diploma from Pittston Hospital School of Nursing.

McMahon resides in Allentown with her husband, Joe.

Robert Richards, CPA, was appointed Chief Financial Officer for Phoebe Ministries.

His primary responsibility is to establish and guide Phoebe’s financial policies and direction.

In his new role, he will also oversee the business office and facilitate Phoebe’s partnership with Comforting Home Care by Phoebe. Additionally, he works closely with the Audit, Finance and Investment Committee. Richards is also responsible for directing Phoebe’s Finance, Materials Management and Information Technology departments.

Richards was appointed Senior Vice President of Finance for Phoebe Ministries in 2015.

Prior to that, Richards was Vice President of Finance-CFO, Good Samaritan Health System, Lebanon, and before that, Vice President of Finance, Montgomery Hospital, Norristown.

Richards graduated from Philadelphia University (formerly Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences) with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

He resides in Lebanon with his wife, Anne.

Cynthia S. Richart, RPh, was appointed Vice President of Pharmacy Operations for Phoebe Services Pharmacy.

She became Director of Operations for Phoebe Pharmacy in 1998 and was most recently Executive Director of Pharmacy Operations.

In her new position, she will oversee an expansion of customer base, additional technology advancements, and foster leadership development within the department. Richart is also responsible for the operation and supervision of the Pharmacy and support staff at two pharmacy locations, and also for the budget and revenue cycle for the pharmaceutical supply chain. In addition, she oversees Phoebe’s employee prescription drug program which she initiated in 2005.

She was previously Regional Director of Pharmacy Operations Northeast, PharMerica, Inc., Wilkes-Barre. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Pharmacy Manager, Read & Derick, Lebanon.

She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences.

Richart resides in Emmaus with her husband, Stephen.

Phoebe Ministries is a not-for-profit, multi-facility organization specializing in healthcare, housing, and support services for seniors.

Information: phoebe.org; 800-453-8814