Board of Directors
Amy Anstine Treasurer
Amy Gohn Anstine is a CPA with Reinsel, Kuntz Lesher and serves as Department Head of RKL’s Small Business Services Group in the York office. She is responsible for auditing, accounting and tax services for businesses and individual tax clients. She has more than 25 years experience in assisting clients in all aspects of auditing, accounting and tax in many industries including healthcare, not-for-profits, wholesale and distribution. Amy holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from York College. Her community efforts include membership in the Rotary Club of York, Treasurer of Child Care Consultants of York and Board Member of Eastern York Dollars for Scholars. She lives in Wrightsville and enjoys travel, cooking and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Vipul Bhatia, MD MBA
Randy is the former CEO and Owner of The BYRNES Group, a Mid-Atlantic staffing company. Following the sale of his company in 1996 (at the age of 45) to a strategic buyer, Byrnes served as the Managing Partner of a network of international consultants who provided ISO 9000 Quality Systems implementation to corporate clientele in the US. Since 2000, he has participated as an investor and director of start-up and mid-size privately-held businesses including a de novo mortgage bank, a manufacturer of firearm safety equipment, and a business systems, software developer company. In 2010 he earned a PhD in Human & Organizational Systems. His dissertation, “Transition at the Top: CEOs’ Sense of Self When Separating From Their Company” supports his executive coaching work with business leaders in role changes and transitions. Byrnes is a Certified Forum Facilitator for the Young Presidents Organization.
Tim Eskridge, Esq. Secretary
Tim Eskridge is an attorney at CGA Law Firm in York. After growing up in York and attending York Catholic High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law. Tim has worked for law firms in New York City and York, PA and handled cases in courts across the country. His experience has included litigation, contract, regulatory, municipal, employment, and real estate matters. In addition to being a board member for the hospice home, Tim’s community efforts include membership in the Jacobus Lions Club and pro bono legal work through the York County Bar Association.
Gary J. Graham
Jim has over 27 years with The Wolf Organization and is currently their Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. His primary responsibilities include brand development, new product and new market launches, B2B and B2C marketing. He holds a BA in English from the University of New Hampshire and a Masters in Education from Springfield College. He is married and has two adult children.
Michael is a Business Development Partner at York Traditions Bank in York, PA. A native of Meyersdale, PA, Mr. Hady obtained his Business degree from Shippensburg University and immediately began working in the healthcare administration field. He moved to York in 1985 to take a position with Memorial Hospital. From 1994 to 1999, Hady founded and was Executive Director of Healthy York County Coalition through York Hospital (now WellSpan Health). He returned to Memorial Hospital in 2000, where he concluded his healthcare career as VP of Business Development in 2013. Throughout his nearly three decades in York, Mr. Hady has been, and continues to be, an outstanding volunteer leader to many area initiatives and boards, including serving as Chair of Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, United Way of York County, Leadership York, ACCESS-York, and the Hahn Home Foundation. Currently, he serves on the boards of York County Community Foundation, American Red Cross-York County Chapter, and York County Honors Choirs.
Jody Keller President
Jody Keller, SPHR, has consulted in the areas of organizational development and human resources management for over 30 years. She retired in 2013 from ParenteBeard, LLC, a top 20 accounting and consulting firm where she served as Partner and Chief Administrative Officer with oversight responsibility for the human resources, marketing, and communicant functions at the firm. Prior to ParenteBeard, she operated her own consulting firm, Keller Resources Inc, for over 15 years. Jody has served as adjunct faculty for Villanova University and York College of PA. She earned a BS degree from Pennsylvania State and a MA from St. Francis University. Jody is an active community volunteer.
Stephanie Kessler Vice President
Stephanie is a Partner in Reinsel Kuntz Lesher’s Senior Living Services Consulting Group. With over 20 years of clinical experience in long-term care, Stephanie has extensive expertise in the areas of post-acute care operations. Her in-depth knowledge is concentrated in state and federal regulations, operations and reimbursement. Prior to joining Reinsel Kuntz Lesher, Stephanie worked at a regional accounting firm and was a manager with KPMG. Prior to consulting, Stephanie held various positions in the post-acute care field. Additionally, Stephanie has participated as an instructor/speaker on health care topics at various seminars and conventions for national and state level health care associations as well as to all staff levels of post-acute care providers.
Carol Miller comes to us with decades of experience in and passion for the mission of hospice. She served for many years as a member of the senior staff, with responsibility for volunteers, of Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, where she was part of the agency’s founding team. She later served as volunteer director of the hospice program of the VNA of Hanover/Spring Grove. She directed volunteer programs for senior living communities in York and Berks Counties. She served as a consultant to an agency in Wisconsin exploring a hospice start up, and later as director of volunteers of Hospice Alliance of Kenosha Wisconsin. Upon returning home to Central Pennsylvania in 2011, Carol worked as Community Relations Director for the York chapter of the American Cancer Society. Last November, she became Director of Programs and Development for Jewish Family Services of York. She is delighted to be bringing her passion and experience in Hospice to work for our mission. Carol holds a bachelors degree from Marymount College of Fordham University in New York.
Lori, originally from Chicago, came to York over thirty-five years ago and immediately engaged herself in the York community in both the private and public sectors. She served in leadership roles on her church council, the board of the York County Children’s Advocacy Center, and the Martin Library board. She sits on the York County Literacy Council, of which she was president for five years. Presently, Lori is a director on the board at the York County Community Foundation. She is an adjunct professor at York College of Pennsylvania, teaching in the Political Science Department. In the public sector, Lori sat on the Springettsbury Township Board of Supervisors for twelve years and served as President of the York County Commissioners for four years. Lori has her BS and MS degree in Education and a Specialist degree in Career Counseling.
Susan Nelson Executive Director
Susan recently retired from WellSpan Health, York, PA, as the system’s Director for Population Health Management and Research. Previously, she held similar senior leadership positions for large health systems in Missouri and Colorado where she conducted improvement science implementation for both clinical and health-operations outcomes. Susan completed her health information management degree at Regis University, Denver and her MBA at Colorado State University. She is a Register Health Information Administrator, a Certified Health Improvement Professional, and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Healthcare. Her previous professional experience includes Senior Examiner for the Excellence in Missouri Foundation (EIMF) and Adjunct Faculty at York College, PA, teaching basic research and information literacy courses. Susan served as President for the North Colorado Health Information Management Association, the Central Pennsylvania Health Information Association, and is currently serving as Board Member and Committee Chairperson for Family First Health, Community Progress Council, and Pappus House, all non-profit organizations in York County, PA.
John is the President of Reliance Student Transportation LLC and President/Founder of JMP Consulting. He is a Consultant for several medium size businesses and is active in sell side mergers and acquisitions. He is also an active real estate investor in South Central Pennsylvania. He started his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co. In 1990, he joined a small, fast growing region waste services company. The $40MM business was sold to a public company at which time John was Vice President. In 1997, John purchased a small school bus contractor from a local family. The business grew quickly and a national school bus contractor purchased the company in 2006. John joined the national school bus contractor and ultimately became Senior Vice President of Business Development for North America. John has a B.S. in Accounting, with Distinction from The Pennsylvania State University. His professional activities and memberships include York Traditions Bank, Founding Board Member; York Community Foundation, Board Member; York County Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman and York-East Rotary Club, Past Chairman.
Michael S. Spangler, DO FACOI
Kim (Kathleen), a native Yorker and educator, received her graduate degree in Elementary Education from West Chester State University, taught for the West York School District, and has served for the past 24 years as the Director of Extended Day Programs for St. Joseph’s School, York. Kim has been a former Trustee and active member of several committees at her church, Aldersgate United Methodist. She is a past president of the Young Women’s Club, and has served in multiple capacities as a member on the Board of Directors for ACCESS-YORK, and Olivia’s House – a Grief and Loss Center for Children. Kim is one of the original founders of Pappus House.