Dr. James W.
Kinneer is the vice president, People and Organizational Development, at Indiana
Regional Medical Center (IRMC) in Indiana, Pennsylvania. In this role, he has responsibility for all
human resource functions.
IRMC is a
164-bed community hospital with approximately 1,300 employees and it is the second
largest employer in Indiana County. Dr.
Kinneer has been employed at IRMC since 1989 and has served in various human
resource roles prior to being appointed to his current position in 2008.
is a board member of the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce and currently
serves on the executive committee as treasurer. He also serves on the board of directors for American Red Cross of
Chestnut Ridge and was appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to the Pennsylvania Early
Learning Investment Commission. He is
the past chairman of the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence and has
served on the board of examiners for the Baldrige Performance Excellence
is an alumnus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his
bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees, and his doctorate in Communications
Media and Instructional Technology. He
also holds numerous certifications in the human resources field, including
SHRM-senior certified professional, senior professional in human resources,
certified compensation professional, certified benefits professional, and
strategic workforce planner.
his wife, Theresa, reside in Indiana, Pa. with their two children.