Alumna Jill Kennedy Selected as a 2014 YWCA Outstanding Woman of the Year
Jill Kennedy (B.S. ’87/N; M.S.H.A. ’07), vice president of patient care services and chief nurse executive for Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville and Bon Secours-Richmond Community Hospital, is one of nine honorees selected by the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Richmond to receive the Outstanding Woman of the Year award. The annual Outstanding Women Awards have been held for the past three decades to acknowledge inspirational and impactful female leaders in the community. Kennedy will receive her award at the Outstanding Women Awards Luncheon presented by Bon Secours on April 25, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.
Kennedy has been nationally recognized for her clinical work. In addition to her title responsibilities, Kennedy lends her support to the Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing, the medical explorer’s camp program, and to public relations recruitment campaigns. Kennedy is a member of Associated Health Professionals’ Inc. (AHP) and earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the VCU School of Nursing in 1987 and her master’s degree in health administration from the VCU School of Allied Health in 2007.