Bernett Williams recently joined Akron Children’s Hospital as vice president of external affairs.
In this newly created position, Williams will develop and lead relations with community and business leaders and groups. She will oversee community partnerships, programs and collaborations to ensure they further the hospital’s mission and objectives.
She will also assist in developing strategies to better serve the hospital’s diverse patient populations, and oversee the hospital’s government relations initiatives and community benefit reporting.
Williams served as president and CEO of the Akron Urban League for 14 years before coming to Akron Children’s.
“Bernett Williams has an outstanding record of accomplishment with the Akron Urban League, and Akron Children’s Hospital is fortunate to have her join our team,” said William Considine, president and CEO of Akron Children’s Hospital. “Her leadership and involvement in the community will be of great value as Akron Children’s continues its long-standing mission of caring for the children and families of Northeast Ohio.”
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