Posted on July 27, 2016
Penn-Mar Human Services names Jonathan R. Kinsley, as the new chairman of its board of directors. As chair, he succeeds Anthony Gallo, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Md., who will remain on as a board member.
Jon Kinsley, of York, Pa., is president and Chief Operating Officer of Kinsley Construction, Inc., a position he has held since 1995. Kinsley Construction, headquartered in York and founded in 1963, has offices in Reading, Pa., the Metro DC area, and in Baltimore and Hagerstown in Md.
“This is a very exciting time in Penn-Mar’s 35-year history,” says Kinsley. “Over the past few years, the organization has been transitioning and leading the way with innovative new programs that are enabling the individuals we serve to expand their work and life experiences out in the community, like never before. Under my chairmanship, we’re going to see this vital transition to completion.”
Penn-Mar, a recognized leader in providing quality supports and services to hundreds of individuals with intellectual disabilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania, pioneers ground-breaking programs that empower adults to secure employment, contribute to their communities, build a network of social relationships and create opportunities for life-long learning.
“We are thrilled to have Jon Kinsley head up Penn-Mar’s board of directors,” says Greg Miller, Penn-Mar’s president and CEO, “Jon’s years of dedication to Penn-Mar are matched by his passion to lead the board and advance our strategic goals over the next few years.”
Until his recent election to board chair, Kinsley served as the Penn-Mar board of directors’ vice chairman and prior to that finance chair. He has been a member on Penn-Mar’s board since 2006. Kinsley holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering from Widener University.
About Penn-Mar Human Services
Penn-Mar Human Services, founded in 1981, serves more than 400 adults with intellectual disabilities through its residential, respite, educational, vocational and supported employment programs in northern Baltimore, Carroll and Harford Counties in Maryland, and in southern York County in Pennsylvania.