News Briefs

Rutland Regional names new vice president of human resources

Photo provided by Rutland Regional Medical Center

Brian Kerns, VP of Human Resources

RUTLAND — On Dec. 9, Rutland Regional Medical Center named Brian Kerns as its new vice president of Human Resources. Kerns replaces Allison Wollen, who accepted a position as vice president of Human Resources with Loretto Management in Syracuse, N.Y.

Kerns, a Rutland native, has more than 20 years of experience in human resources and was most recently the director of Human Resources at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Prior to that, Kerns worked for Office Depot in Delray Beach, FL.

“Brian has demonstrated strength in cultivating a strong employee and patient-centered culture, which is at the core of our mission,” said Tom Huebner, president and CEO of Rutland Regional Medical Center “Rutland Regional is the second-largest hospital in the state. Hiring and retaining the best employees is paramount to our continued success.”

Kerns earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and a master’s degree from St. Michael’s College. Kerns is married and has a 13-year old daughter. He is an avid mountain biker and skier.

Mountain Times Newsletter

Sign up below to receive the weekly newsletter, which also includes top trending stories and what all the locals are talking about!