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 First National Bank & Trust Appoints Patti Miller To Board of Directors
HNJH Named 2019 Performance Leadership Award Winner
 Patti Miller
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI (January 22, 2020) – First National Bank & Trust is pleased to announce Patti Miller has been appointed to the Board of Directors.
Patti Miller was a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Cur- rency (OCC), a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury that is responsible for regula- tory oversight of national banks and federal savings associations. Ms. Miller retired in May 2019, after 29 years of federal service with the OCC’s Iron Mountain Field Office. During her tenure with the OCC, Ms. Miller was responsible for conducting and oversee- ing examination activities at national banks and federal savings associations of varying size and complexity, located primarily in Upper Michigan and Wisconsin.
For the last several years of Ms. Miller’s career, she reported to the Washington D.C.
office and was responsible for reviewing bank appeals of examination findings, assessing “lessons learned” from the financial crisis, and conducting quality assurance over bank exam- ination activities.
“We are very pleased to bring an individual of Patti’s caliber to our Board of Directors and our organization,” said David Kashian, Presi- dent and CEO of First National Bank & Trust. “Patti’s depth and breadth of knowledge of the financial services industry will be of tremen- dous value as we continue to strategically position the bank for success now and well into the future.”
Ms. Miller has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northern Michigan Univer- sity. She has been a resident of Dickinson County her entire life and is a member of the St. Rose Catholic Church and the Kiwanis Ski Club. Patti lives in Sagola with her husband, Bob, and they have two adult children, Han- nah and Jared.
About First National Bank & Trust
First National Bank & Trust is one of the oldest and
largest independently owned banks in the Upper Peninsula. Chartered in 1887, First National Bank & Trust is a full service, FDIC federally insured bank providing six conven- ient locations in Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Menominee, Iron River, and a First National Trust & Wealth Manage- ment office in Marquette. For more information, visit www.fnbimk.com.
Newberry, MI — December 17, 2019
The Chartis Center for Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) has named Helen Newberry Joy Hospital a 2019 Performance Leadership Award Winner. Based on the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX from iVantage Health Analytics, the Performance Leadership Awards reflect top quartile per- formance among all rural hospitals in the Unit- ed States in either Quality, Outcomes or Patient Perspective. HNJH was recognized as
a top performer in Outcomes.
“Being recognized as a national leader in
Performance Leadership for our patient out- comes truly validates the work we do for our patients and community. Ensuring all patients receive safe, high-quality care is at the foun- dation of what Helen Newberry Joy Hospital does and we are honored to be acknowledged for that,” said Hunter Nostrant, CEO of Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.
The Hospital Strength INDEX is a compre- hensive and objective assessment of rural hos- pital performance. Leveraging data from pub-
licly available data sources, the INDEX aggre- gates data from 50 rural-relevant metrics across eight pillars of performance. Celebrat- ing its 10th anniversary in 2020, the INDEX serves as the data foundation for a number of industry-leading rural recognition programs and legislative initiatives.
“National Rural Health Day has come to symbolize not just the vital role healthcare providers play in rural communities, but the dedication and hard work that goes into over- coming the unique healthcare challenges that exist across rural America,” said Teryl Eisinger, Chief Executive Officer, NOSORH. “We are proud of the work of the State Offices of Rural Health, their partners and rural hospi- tals do to improve care across the nation.”
“Each year, National Rural Health Day serves as a terrific backdrop for celebrating the power of rural and recognizing rural providers who continue to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to delivering quality care within their communities,” said Michael Topchik, National Leader, The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
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