This virtual event was held February 23, 2021.
President and CEO of the York County Community Foundation
Jane Conover has worked to build stronger, inclusive communities for the past thirty years both in York and in Baltimore. She serves as president and CEO of the York County Community Foundation (YCCF) with a mission to create a vibrant York County and vision of a united and prosperous community for all. Through philanthropy, grant making and advocacy, YCCF seeks to improve educational and employment opportunities, revitalize core communities across York County, and create an age-friendly community.
Conover serves on the Board of Directors of WITF public radio and television, and the advisory boards of Penn State York, York College’s Center for Community Engagement, and the Graham School of Business. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of York and is the chair of its Global Grants Committee. She lives in Springettsbury Township with her husband, Steve, where they grow vegetables and use solar panels for electricity.
Conover earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Fairfield University in Connecticut and, after a short stint in the finance sector in New York City, decided to join the Jesuit Volunteer Corps as a housing counselor in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned a master’s degree in social work and community development at the University of Maryland.
President and CEO of C.S. Davidson
Kerryn Fulton is the first female to serve as president and CEO of C.S. Davidson, a civil engineering firm with offices in Lancaster, York, and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania She has been with the firm since 2001 and is a licensed structural engineer. Earlier in her career at C.S. Davidson, Fulton worked on several notable local projects, including the renovation of Martin Library, the Gettysburg National Park Museum and Visitor’s Center, and the Dallastown Intermediate School. In 2012, Fulton was appointed as C.S. Davidson’s chief operating officer, and in 2016 she became the sixth president and CEO of the firm.
In a volunteer capacity, Fulton serves on the York County Industrial Development Authority Board and the York College Civil Engineering Advisory Board.
Kerryn grew up in Port Royal, Pennsylvania, and attended college at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Roxanna L. Gapstur, Ph.D., RN
President and Chief Executive Officer, WellSpan Health
Roxanna Gapstur assumed the role of president and CEO of WellSpan Health in January 2019. She has more than twenty-five years of health care leadership experience working in group practice, academic, and integrated health care systems, which included health plan operations. Prior to her appointment at WellSpan, Dr. Gapstur was a senior vice president and president within the HealthPartners system in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Dr. Gapstur has extensive experience in strategic planning, business development and operational leadership in both ambulatory and hospital settings. She has served in multiple executive roles including chief operating officer, chief nursing officer and as a senior executive accountable for population health. In 2020, she was named a “Game Changer” in the category of most admired nonprofit CEO by the Central Penn. Business Journal. In 2014, she was named a “Top 35 Women in Healthcare Leader” by Minnesota Women’s Health Leadership Trust.
Dr. Gapstur earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota., and her master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Minnesota.
Corporate Board of Directors and Business Leader
Laura Wand is a seasoned Fortune 500 executive with deep experience growing industrial businesses and leading large, diverse, global teams. She has demonstrated the ability to create an innovation culture and to use product strategy as a growth engine.
Currently, Laura is an independent director for Burnham Holdings, Inc (BURCA), a $200 million manufacturer in the HVAC segment, where she serves on the Audit and Risk Committee.
As the vice president and general manager of Johnson Control’s $2.5 billion applied HVAC business, she reported to the president of global products, and worked to advance strategy, innovation roadmaps, and resource allocation to scale the business and achieve global market leadership with 8 percent annual growth over four years. She retired from Johnson Controls in March 2020.
Laura earned her bachelor of mechanical engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1982. She graduated from Johnson Controls Xtreme Learning Program (XLP) in 2015.