Aug. 16, 2012
-- GIBSONIA, PA. (Richland Twp.), Aug. 16, 2012 – Debra D. Panei has been promoted to Executive Director of St. Barnabas Charities. As Executive Director, Panei will be directly responsible for all St. Barnabas Charities fundraising events and activities. She will also oversee the operation of the Kean Theatre. Panei has been with St. Barnabas Health System for 13 years, most recently she served as Director of Development.
Through her hard work and leadership, St. Barnabas Charities continues to excel in raising money to provide services for those who cannot afford to pay. In 2011 alone, the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund provided $5.2 million in care.
Ms. Panei resides in Center Twp. Butler County with her husband, Jim. They have two children and recently welcomed their first grandchild.
St. Barnabas Health System is the largest health care concern of its kind in Pennsylvania and offers service apart from the ordinary in a faith-based, non-denominational setting. Tracing its heritage back to 1900, the system serves approximately 900 inpatients and residents, plus 35,000 outpatients and home care clients. The health system is composed of the St. Barnabas Communities, including The Village at St. Barnabas, The Washington Place at St. Barnabas and The Woodlands at St. Barnabas and White Tail Ridge; St. Barnabas Clinical Services, including St. Barnabas Nursing Home, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas; the Kean Theatre; Rudolph Auto Repair and St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm.