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Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Honors Frances Keane with the ATHENA Leadership Award

Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Honors Frances Keane with the ATHENA Leadership Award

By |2020-11-17T12:09:26-05:00November 17th, 2020|

Fran Keane, CentraState Healthcare System’s Vice President and Chief Human Resource Manager with her ATHENA Award Scupture.

Fran Keane with CentraState President and CEO John T. Gribbin.

Frances Keane, CentraState Healthcare System’s Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer received the Athena Leadership Award from the Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce at a virtual event on November 6, 2020.

Given by various local organizations throughout the world, those nominated for ATHENA Awards must demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their profession, provide valuable service to improve the quality of life for those in their community, and actively assist women in achieving their full leadership potential.

“I am overwhelmed by this honor and grateful to the Chamber for choosing me as this year’s recipient,” said Keane. “I have always been so impressed with the ATHENA organization’s focus on empowering women, and am proud to stand among so many other incredible nominees and winners.”


CentraState Healthcare System is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and four convenient satellite health pavilions. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of only 2 percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times. To learn more, visit

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