Newsmaker: Mary Kate Bartley
Noteworthy: Bartley was recently selected as a member of the LeadingAge 2015 Leadership Academy Program. Bartley was one of only 48 fellows accepted into the program nationwide. Fellows were selected based on their dedication and contributions to the aging-services industry and for their plans for the future. The fellows meet five times a year to complete training and work on group and individual projects.
Occupation: Director of talent acquisition and development for Presbyterian SeniorCare.
Education: Master’s degree in public management and policy, University of Pittsburgh; bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Background: Bartley has worked in her position for 2 1⁄2 years. Before that she worked in human resources for Schneider Downs and managed a PA Career Link office in Donora. She is also the board chairwoman for the non-profit Dress for Success.
Quote: “I hope to learn more about senior care outside of the HR realm. With the departments and positions I touch, there’s so much more to the industry. I look forward to learning more and meeting other fellows and learning from them.”