Center for Hospice Care – a not-for-profit, community-based organization – announces three new members to its Board of Directors. The new members are all esteemed regional leaders, selected to serve alongside an already impressive list of current members. They will be joining officers Board Chair Jennifer Ewing, Vice-Chair Mark Wobbe, and Treasurer Kurt Janowsky. The remaining members for 2021 are Roland W. Chamblee, Jr., Andy Murray, Mary Newbold (Immediate Past Chair), and Wendall Walsh (Hospice Foundation Immediate Past Chair).
Brian Huber, MD is a practicing physician and medical director of The South Bend Clinic’s Immediate Care Center. He earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy from the University of Cincinnati and then stayed and completed his medical degree at their College of Medicine. He arrived in South Bend to complete his residency at the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program and became Associate Director of that program for six years followed by the Department Chair of Family Medicine. Dr. Huber is board-certified in family medicine (ABFM) and an active member of American Academy of Family Practitioners.
Jeff Bernel is a former CEO, Board Director, and Senior Director with experience in bank financing, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital. He is an Adjunct Teaching Professor, Management & Organization, at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame teaching Undergraduate Corporate Strategy, Management and Undergrad and MBA Entrepreneurship courses. He was co-founder of the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship and its Director for two years. He is the founder and Board Chair of the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte which was created to oversee the investment and grant making of a $170+ million 501(c)(3) private foundation focused on improving health and wellness in and around La Porte, Indiana. He received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
Kevin Murphy is SVP, Group Head of Information Technology, Marketing and Digital Strategy at 1st Source Bank. He joined the bank in 2006, and has led IT, Consumer and Electronic Banking, worked in Treasury Services and managed the Central Region banking centers. Murphy is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Executive MBA program, Wittenberg University and DeVry University, with degrees in Political Science and Information Technology. He is active with the Center for History where he served as President and continues as a Board Member. He also volunteers with the United Way and the Boys and Girls Club and is a graduate of the Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka program.