These Board Additions Mark The Highlands’ Separation from Reading Health System to Become Wholly Independent
Wyomissing, Pa. – The Highlands at Wyomissing, a premier life care community, today announced its official separation from Reading Health System, following a several-month transition process. As part of this transition, The Highlands has added three new members to its Board of Directors:
Michael J. Rowley, CPA, is the Chief Operating Officer and partner at Herbein + Co, Inc. Mike has served on The Highlands Finance and Audit Committee since 2010 and has served with his time and talent on numerous civic organization. Mike holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University.
Richard (Dick) Mable has served on Highlands’ Board Committees since 2004 and is a retired healthcare executive. Richard has worked in healthcare in various capacities for the past 37 years, with his last position as SVP of Community and Government Relations at Reading Health System. Richard holds an MBA in Management from the University of Vermont.
Daniel J. Winkler is a Senior Project Engineer & Manager for East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc. Dan is a project engineer with 25 years’ experience in project engineer and innovative manufacturing. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Pittsburgh.
“We are thrilled to welcome these individuals to our board and look forward to their contribution and expertise at this time in our organization’s history, said Kevin DeAcosta, president and CEO of The Highlands at Wyomissing. “While we have greatly valued our 30-year affiliation with Reading Health System, this parting will enable The Highlands to focus on what we do best – provide a premier experience in a warm, comfortable setting.”
The Highlands recently announced a multifaceted, long-term investment and expansion plan for its campus. These plans will begin to take shape in 2018 with a $17 million investment in its Personal Care offering introducing state-of-the-art memory support services. In addition, the thriving community plans to construct new, highly sought-after villas as well as expand its fitness center.
“The Highlands is well positioned for a long and prosperous future,” said DeAcosta. “This is an exciting time for everyone here – from our residents and employees, to our Future Member Club members.”
For more information about The Highlands at Wyomissing, visit www.thehighlands.org or call 610-775-2300.