Press Release

Upstate New York Regional Advisory Board Adds a New Member

Bridget-Ann Hart Will Provide a Perspective on Upstate New York’s Healthcare Sector and Direct Insight from New York State’s North Country
June 28, 2017

NEW YORK—The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today announced the appointment of Bridget-Ann Hart, chief executive officer and president of KPH Healthcare Services, Inc., to its Upstate New York Regional Advisory Board (UNYRAB). The appointment was announced ahead of UNYRAB’s second meeting of 2017, held today at the New York Fed.

UNYRAB is composed of leadership of large companies headquartered in upstate New York. It meets three times per year with New York Fed President William C. Dudley and staff to discuss the economy and issues affecting upstate New York’s business environment. These meetings contribute to the New York Fed’s understanding of the regional economy and help inform policymaking. In particular, Ms. Hart’s appointment will provide UNYRAB with a perspective on upstate New York’s healthcare sector as well as direct insight from New York State’s North Country Region. Ms. Hart is a 38-year veteran of KPH Healthcare Services, Inc., formerly Kinney Drugs, Inc. She served in various roles—from staff pharmacist and pharmacy district manager, to senior vice president of Kinney Drugs, Inc. and later president and CEO. The appointment of Ms. Hart is effective immediately and she will serve a three-year term.

For more information on the board, including a full list of members, visit: Upstate New York Regional Advisory Board.

Contact
Betsy Bourassa
(212) 720-6885
betsy.bourassa@ny.frb.org