Kennedy’s Joseph W. Devine Named Philadelphia Pinnacle Award Winner
Monday, May 23, 2011

Joseph W. Devine, Senior VP of Admin. & External Relations

Joseph W. Devine, Senior Vice President of Administration and External Relations for the Kennedy Health System, has been named a 2011 recipient of the Philadelphia Pinnacle Award. The award, presented by The Millay Club, is awarded annually to individuals who have reached the highest levels of career achievement and public service. The Millay Club is a 25,000-member strong alumni association of Southeast Catholic, Bishop Neumann and St. John Neumann High Schools.

Devine, a 1975 graduate of Philadelphia’s Bishop Neumann High School, will be presented with the Pinnacle Award at a special gala dinner set for May 21st at Philadelphia’s Hyatt at the Bellevue Hotel.

Devine, a Philadelphia native and longtime resident of Washington Township, NJ, is known for his “big-picture” thinking and unfailing ability to engage associates, physicians, volunteers, the community and political leaders with Kennedy’s vision and mission. Earlier this year, Devine was named a recipient of the Kennedy Beacon Award, presented to extraordinary individuals in recognition of their outstanding contributions to healthcare in the community and to the success of the Kennedy organization.

A Commissioner of the South Jersey Transportation Authority, Devine is also a member of the NJHA Policy Development Committee, and a board member of the Adam Taliaferro Foundation, which supports athletes with spinal cord injuries. He also serves as Chairperson for the South Jersey Heart Walk. In 2007, Devine won the “Community Benefit Award” at the Dancing with the Gloucester County’s Stars competition, raising more than $60,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities Pediatric Center at Kennedy - Washington Township. Devine and his wife, Dina, are parents of two daughters.