Mount Carmel College of Nursing Elects New Board Members

Columbus, OH… The Mount Carmel College of Nursing (MCCN) Board of Trustees has elected five new members: Craig W. Anderson, MD; Geraldine Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN; Tanya K. Hahn, CPA, MBA; Joseph Hamrock, MBA; and Mary Jo Hudson, JD, will join the dynamic board of 23 led by chair Matt Mazza, senior vice president of Fifth-Third Bank.

Dr. Craig Anderson is the Director of Newborn Medicine at Mount Carmel Medical Center. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University and the Ohio University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Anderson is an active staff member at Mount Carmel Medical Center, Grant Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University School of Medicine.


Dr. Geraldine Bednash has served as the chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) since December 1989. She oversees more than 700 member schools of nursing and serves as the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate-degree education programs in nursing. Bednash received her doctorate in higher education policy and law from the University of Maryland. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and member of nursing’s honor society, Sigma Theta Tau International.


Tanya Hahn is the managing director for Robert W. Baird & Co, responsible for all hospital and senior living finance practice. She also works with Midwestern higher education institutions to finance projects. Hahn previously served as chief financial officer (CFO) of Franklin University, a nonprofit university. She received her Master of Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.


Joseph Hamrock, executive vice president and group CEO for NiSource’s Gas Distribution segment, oversees regulatory and commercial functions for NiSource’s gas distribution operations. Hamrock previously served as president and chief operating officer (COO) of American Electric Power Ohio, where he worked in various positions from 2002-2012. He has his Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.


Mary Jo Hudson is an attorney with the law firm of Bailey Cavalieri LLC and is a member of the corporate practice group. She practices in the areas of insurance law and compliance, health care law and general business matters. She previously worked as the Director of Insurance for the State of Ohio and Cabinet member for Governor Ted Strickland. She graduated juris doctor with honors from the University of Cincinnati, College of Law.

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