November 6, 2012

Judge Kenneth Rocco and Joseph Maurer join Regina Health Center Board of Directors

Regina Health Center, a high-quality provider of compassionate and holistic health care services for religious and lay people needing short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, respite care or residential nursing care, has appointed Judge Kenneth A. Rocco and Joseph C. Maurer, CPA, to its board of directors.

Judge Kenneth Rocco serves on Ohio’s Eighth District Court of Appeals, where he was first elected to serve in 1996. He has received the highest rating of judicial service by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and its predecessors in 2008, 1996, 1994 and 1988. He received the Outstanding Jurist Award for 2011 from the Ohio Association for Justice. He previously served as a judge on the Common Pleas Court Juvenile Division. He also served in Ohio’s state legislature from 1975 to 1982; as a prosecutor for Parma, Ohio; as a sole practitioner attorney; and in the United States Army and Army Reserve from 1957 to 1963. Rocco began practicing law in 1965 after graduating from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He lives in Brecksville, Ohio, with his wife Rebecca, who is a retired educator. He also serves as a trustee for Three-Deuce-Five Marine Corps Foundation, which is charitable organization that assists Marine Corps reservists returning from Iraq.

“Ken is an excellent addition to the Regina Health Center Board of Directors,” said Brian Flannery, executive director, Regina Health Center. “His legal insight and experience in the community will be a tremendous asset to our board as Regina Health Center builds on nearly 20 years of serving members of religious communities, clergy and lay people with top-quality health care services.”

Joe Maurer is a certified public accountant and specializes in tax planning and financial consulting to individuals, medical professionals and small businesses  through his firm, Maurer & Associates, which is located in Solon, Ohio. He previously held positions as an audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Champion Service Corporation (renamed FISERV Cleveland). Maurer currently serves as the vice chairman of the executive committee of the development board of St. Peter Chanel High School, where he is a member of the school’s hall of fame. He is a long-time member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Chagrin Falls. Maurer received an undergraduate degree in accounting from John Carroll University and a master of business administration degree in corporate finance and organizational behavior from the Weatherhead School of Management of Case Western Reserve University. Maurer has lived with his wife Cindy in the Village of Bentleyville, Ohio, for 24 years. He is completing his second term on the village council, having served the last four years as council president.

“Joe is another outstanding addition to the Regina Health Center Board of Directors. He brings extensive business and financial management experience, and a strong commitment to the community to our board, which will be valuable in helping guide Regina Health Center’s exciting future in fulfilling our mission to provide the best care possible to our residents,” said Flannery.

About Regina Health Center

Located on 230 acres in Richfield, Ohio, Regina Health Center provides compassionate and holistic health care services for members of religious communities, clergy and lay people needing short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, respite care or residential nursing care. As one of the 20 sponsored ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System, Regina Health Center provides a full range of quality of life programming that affirms the dignity and fullness of life for each individual resident.

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