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Phoebe makes two appointments

Friday, December 13, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Throughout Phoebe’s 116-year legacy exists a history of women leaders.

Beginning with the first “house mother” Johanna Baur in 1904, the legacy and cultivation of women in leadership roles continues.

In that tradition, Phoebe Ministries has announced the following promotions:

Michell Staska-Pier, RN, MBA, NHA, was appointed to the position of Vice President, Health Care Services for Phoebe Ministries.

Staska-Pier provides oversight, direction, and strategy to support innovation and delivery of services at the four Phoebe Continuing Care Retirement Communities.

Staska-Pier has served in a steady progression of clinical and operational leadership roles at Phoebe. Upon her hire in 2004, Staska-Pier served as the Director of Nursing for Phoebe Allentown. In 2009, she was promoted to Executive Director, where she led the campus operations for more than eight years until her appointment in 2017 as Executive Director of Operations for Phoebe Ministries.

Staska-Pier, a Barto resident, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Kutztown University and a Master of Business Administration degree from St. Joseph’s University. Staska-Pier is licensed as a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator.

Tracy Roman, RN, MBA, NHA was appointed Executive Director, Regional Operations for Phoebe Ministries.

Roman is responsible for the operations shared by Phoebe’s four Continuing Care Retirement Communities.

Roman began her employment at Phoebe Richland in 2000 where she served as the Nursing Coordinator, Staff Development Coordinator, and Director of Nursing. In 2011 she was appointed Assistant Nursing Home Administrator for Phoebe Allentown followed by a promotion in 2012 to Executive Director of Phoebe Richland.

Roman, a Hellertown resident, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Kutztown University and a Master of Business Administration degree from DeSales University. She is licensed as a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator.

Phoebe Ministries is a not-for-profit, multi-facility organization specializing in healthcare, housing, and support services for seniors. Founded in 1903 and affiliated with the United Church of Christ, Phoebe Ministries offers a full continuum of care to suit the diverse needs of senior adults.

Located in seven Pennsylvania counties and serving thousands of seniors annually, Phoebe has four continuing care retirement communities, eight affordable housing facilities, home and community-based services and three pharmacies.

Information: phoebe.org; 800-453-8814