News | Published March 13, 2019

Mount Nittany Health welcomes Audra C. Farish as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development

Audra C. Farish, JD, MBA, senior vice president, human resources and organizational development, Mount Nittany Health

Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce the addition of Audra C. Farish, JD, MBA, as its Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development, a position recently created to reflect the organization’s commitment to remaining an employer of choice by continuing to strengthen its employee-focused culture while attracting and retaining top talent. 

“Our people are what make Mount Nittany Health special,” says Farish. “I look forward to nurturing our strengths in employee relations and engaging our team members in professional and personal development opportunities. I’m excited to be a part of both the legacy and the future of this organization.”

With more than 17 years of healthcare experience, Farish brings with her substantial human resources knowledge, including extensive executive leadership experience in large healthcare organizations. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning and execution, leadership development, organizational development, and employee relations. 

Audra earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, and her Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She most recently served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Chapters Health System, Inc., in Tampa, Florida.

“I was drawn to the excellent reputation of Mount Nittany Health, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to uphold and build upon the health system’s history of operational and service excellence,” says Farish.

Outside of the office, Farish enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian, and their 10-year-old daughter, Caitlin.