GRMC Board Installs New Leadership

Grinnell Regional Medical Center’s governing board has elected Wendy Kadner as the board of trustees’ chair. She is the vice president for Team Resources, Recruiting and Human Capital Management at Divurgent, a healthcare information technology consulting firm based in Virginia, and owner of Grandma’s House in Grinnell.

Chair elect is Bill Menner of Grinnell, and founder of The Bill Menner Group, a new Iowa-based consulting firm.

Dan Agnew of Grinnell, retired president of Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, will continue as the treasurer. Al Maly of Grinnell, retired manager AT&T/Bell Laboratories, is the board secretary.

Past chair is Todd Reding of Grinnell. He is the president and CEO at Charrette Venture Group.

Kadner says ensuring there is comprehensive quality healthcare available and accessible is at the forefront of all discussions and interactions. She says the board is committed to supporting current medical staff, yet growing and expanding service capabilities, where appropriate.

The GRMC board is responsible for overall governance of GRMC. Its primary roles include maintaining the mission and vision; strategic planning; appointing the medical and advanced practice providers; approving the annual budget and providing financial oversight; monitoring overall quality of services; and appointing the chief executive.