Tower Health entities announced a series of executive promotions to enhance its leadership team and strengthen its operations today. As part of its forward-looking strategy, Tower Health is embracing strong patient demand by retaining its award-winning care teams and attracting a diverse array of top-tier physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and support staff. These initiatives are designed to sustain and elevate the high-quality care they are known for.

Sue Perrotty, CEO of Tower Health, expressed her excitement about the advancements: "It's an exhilarating time at Tower Health. Our financial recovery is taking root, and we are witnessing a resurgence of optimism across our system. I am immensely proud of our team's resilience and dedication which have allowed us to promote several key leaders in recognition of their invaluable contributions.”

Among the notable promotions, Michael Stern has been appointed President of Tower Health while continuing to serve as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Stern is set to focus on maintaining the momentum of Tower Health's turnaround, emphasizing workforce stability, service expansion, and leadership integration.

"I am honored to transition into this role and look forward to working closely with Sue Perrotty and the rest of our team. Together, we will continue to strengthen our system, focusing on high-quality care and meeting the robust healthcare needs of our community," said Stern.

Other key promotions include:

  • Rob Ehinger, was appointed Associate Chief Financial Officer, enhancing financial management and reporting structures.
  • Kristin Kearney, expanding her role from CFO of Tower Health Medical Group to include CFO of Reading Hospital, aims to integrate and optimize financial strategies across the organization.
  • Chuck Valentino, transitioning to VP of Revenue Integrity, will lead initiatives to ensure the successful integration of new systems while continuing his leadership in Enterprise Access Services.

"These leadership changes are foundational to our strategic goals," Perrotty added. "Each of these trusted colleagues has shown remarkable skill and dedication. I am confident they will continue to drive our mission forward and expand the care we provide to our communities.


About Tower Health

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, leading-edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, in partnership with Drexel University. Tower Health is strongly committed to academic medicine and training, including multiple residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading. The system also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; home healthcare provided by Tower Health at Home; TowerDIRECT ambulance and emergency response; Tower Health Medical Group; Tower Health Providers, our clinically integrated network; and Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across our service area. For more information, visit

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