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Berks Community Health Center Promotes Hartranft to Chief Community Relations Officer

by Berks Community Health Center

Oct 11, 2022

Deborah Hartranft

Berks Community Health Center is excited to announce the promotion of Deborah Hartranft to Chief Community Relations Officer.

In her new position, Hartranft is responsible for building and strengthening relationships with BCHC stakeholders, including BCHC patients, prospective patients, community partners, donors, grant funders and legislators.  She will focus on creating and executing a community strategy with a focus on positioning BCHC as 1) a quality healthcare provider effectively increasing access to care for all regardless of their ability to pay, 2) a transformational investment for funders and donors, and 3) a collaborative community organization working to better the Berks County community.

“Debbie has grown in our company since joining us in 2016 because of her strong leadership skills and commitment to our mission of providing healthcare to our underserved population” says Mary Kargbo, CEO of the health center. “I am confident that she will help effectively lead the organization as we continue to grow.”

Hartranft has a Master of Business Administration from Alvernia University and a Bachelor of Science from Kutztown University.  She is active in the community and serves on the Board of Directors for New Journey Community Outreach and is Board President of the Berks County Parrot Head Club.

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