White River Health System Foundation Names New Director

Amanda Robert, WRHS Foundation DirectorBatesville, Ark – Gary Bebow CEO of White River Health System (WRHS), is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Roberts of Batesville as WRHS’ Foundation Director.

As Foundation Director, Roberts is responsible for the advancement of the WRHS Foundation through effective leadership, cultivation, implementation and administration of Foundation activities, fundraising programs, and donor development.

“Amanda is very involved in the community and she has extensive experience in fundraising and grants,” said Bebow. “There is no doubt she will be a great leader in the director role.”

Roberts received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She has 10 years of experience in fundraising and grant writing and 10+ years of management experience. Before becoming Foundation Director, Roberts served as the Grant Development Coordinator at the Foundation.

“I am excited about the opportunity to apply my knowledge and skills to contribute to the success of WRHS.” said Roberts. “We have a very dynamic, motivated team in the Foundation, and I look forward to seeing what we accomplish together.”

Roberts is the chair of the Worship Committee at the First United Methodist Church in Batesville. She also serves as a member of the Whole Child, Whole Community Legislative Research Committee and a member of the Batesville Kiwanis Club.

She and her husband Robb have a daughter, Mia.

The White River Health System Foundation supports the healthcare mission of White River Health System through charitable giving, grant writing and fundraising events. Gifts to the foundation are used for the development of new clinical services, scholarships for health professionals and capital building projects. For information on how your charitable dollars can make a difference, please contact Amanda at (870) 262-1927 or via email at aroberts2@wrmc.com.