Mount Nittany welcomes new Senior V.P.

STATE COLLEGE–Mount Nittany Health announced, Wednesday, the addition of Audra C. Farish, JD, MBA, to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development.

“Our people are what make Mount Nittany Health special,” Farish said. “I look forward to nurturing our strengths in employee relations and engaging our team members in professional and personal development opportunities. I’m excited to

be a part of both the

legacy and the future of this organization.”

With more than 17 years of healthcare experience, Farish brings with her substantial human resources knowledge, including extensive executive leadership experience in large healthcare organizations. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning and execution, leadership development, organizational development, and employee relations.

Farish earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, and her Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She most recently served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Chapters Health System, Inc., in Tampa, Florida.

“I was drawn to the excellent reputation of Mount Nittany Health, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to uphold and build upon the health system’s history of operational and service excellence,” says Farish.

Outside of the office, Farish enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian, and their 10-year-old daughter, Caitlin.