The Grand View Hospital Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of two new members along with the retirement of a longstanding trustee. As the governing body of Grand View Health, the board provides oversight and is charged with carrying out the health system’s mission of “leading our community to a healthier future.” The board consists of community members and medical staff members.
Joining the Grand View Hospital board are:
Philip Jackson, the Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking for Univest. A resident of Center Valley, Jackson has spent more than 30 years in banking and finance, holding numerous senior management positions. He has been involved with Grand View Health since 2019 as a member of the Grand View Health Foundation Board of Trustees. He’s a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mary “Martie” McCartney, RN, a nursing manager for more than 40 years at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). A resident of Schwenksville, McCartney also implemented Patient Facilitated Services at HUP, which delivers high-end, personalized care coordination to donors and friends of Penn Medicine. In addition, she served as a Nursing Consultant who mentored leadership candidates at HUP.
“Having experts in finance and nursing join our board gives us a well-rounded level of expertise that will help guide Grand View Hospital into the future,” said Robert Pritchard, JD, CPA, Chairman, Grand View Hospital Board of Trustees.
The Board also announced the retirement of William Aichele, who will leave both the Grand View Hospital and Grand View Health Foundation Boards of Trustees. Aichele’s service on the Grand View Hospital Board began in 2001 and included two years as Chairman, four years as Vice Chairman and seven years as Secretary. During his tenure, he served on the Capital Campaign, Executive Review, Finance, and Medical Staff Strategic Advisory Committees, and he was the Chairman of the Expanding the Vision Campaign in 2004.
Aichele’s service on the Foundation board started in 1998 and included 15 years as Secretary and seven years Emeritus.
“For two decades, Bill has been a tremendous asset to the Hospital and Foundation Boards, and he was a crucial part of our transition from Grand View Hospital to Grand View Health,” Pritchard said. “We wish him all the best in his retirement.”