Meet the WIB Members

KATHLEEN KEARNS

Kathleen Kearns is Senior Vice President, Development and External for Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Members of the Mount Sinai Health System.  Ms. Kearns is a senior executive for fundraising, marketing and public affairs initiatives for the hospitals following their merger with Mount Sinai in September 2013.  She previously held the same title for Continuum Health Partners, the hospitals’ former parent company, where she has worked for 17 years.  Prior to the formation of Continuum Health Partners in 1997, Ms. Kearns was the Vice President of Public Affairs and Marketing for Beth Israel Medical Center. Previously, she was Director of Marketing and Public Affairs for The Hospital for Special Surgery.  An MBA graduate of the Lubin School of Business of Pace University, Ms. Kearns received a BS in Communications from Boston University.  She was named Chair of the Workforce Investment Board of the City of New York in March 2010 after serving on the WIB for six years. 

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