WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) (“Penn National”) announced today that two members of its Board of Directors – Barbara Shattuck Kohn and Jane Scaccetti – have been named to WomenInc.’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors list.
WomenInc.’s 2019 list of most influential corporate directors features a comprehensive directory of influential female directors, executives, influencers and achievers who are currently serving on the boards of S&P 500/Large-Cap publicly-held companies and making impacts through their leadership.
“We are extremely proud of the caliber of our board of directors and congratulate Barbara and Jane on this national recognition from WomenInc.,” said David Handler, Chairman of the Board of Penn National. “Barbara and Jane are accomplished business executives and leaders and their expertise and counsel plays an integral role in helping to guide our future. We are proud to have both Barbara and Jane serve as exemplary representatives for the diversity of our board and employees.”
Barbara Shattuck Kohn has been a Director on the Penn National Board since 2004 and currently serves on the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance (Chairwoman), Audit and Compensation committees. Ms. Shattuck Kohn was a Principal at Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC, a strategic advisory and investment banking firm from 2012 to 2018. She was recently appointed as a director of Fluent, a leading performance marketing company, and also serves as a director of Emblem Health, one of the nation's largest nonprofit health plans. She has also previously served as a director of Computer Task Group and a division of Sunlife Financial Corporation. Prior to joining Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC in 2012, Ms. Shattuck Kohn was a Managing Director of Morgan Keegan – Raymond James. Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. was acquired by Raymond James Financial from Regions Financial Corp. and was the successor to Shattuck Hammond Partners, an investment banking firm Ms. Shattuck Kohn co-founded in 1993. Prior to 1993, she spent 11 years at Cain Brothers, Shattuck & Company, Inc., an investment banking firm she also co-founded. From 1976 to 1982, she was a Vice President of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Ms. Shattuck Kohn began her career as a municipal bond analyst at Standard & Poor's Corporation.
Jane Scaccetti has been a Director on the Penn National Board since 2015 and currently serves on the Board’s Audit (Chairwoman) committee. Ms. Scaccetti is the Chief Executive Officer of Drucker & Scaccetti, P.C., a public accounting and business advisory firm, of which she has been a principal since 1990. In addition, Ms. Scaccetti is a member of the Board of Directors of Myers Industries, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed company, and is a member of its Audit and Governance Committees. Ms. Scaccetti also serves as a director of Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; trustee of Temple University; and a trustee of Salus University. In addition, Ms. Scaccetti served as a director and audit committee chair of The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack from 2002 until 2016; and of Nutrition Management Services Company from 1992 until 2010.
“It is essential that the achievements and success of professional women are showcased in the highest regard and their stories are told in meaningful ways. WomenInc. is proud to recognize this distinguished group of women serving on public boards,” said Catrina Young, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of WomenInc. “We are inspired by these accomplished executives, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition. We offer congratulations and appreciation to the directors recognized in WomenInc.’s Most Influential Corporate Directors edition for their leadership.”
About Penn National Gaming
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The Company operates 41 facilities in 19 jurisdictions. In total, Penn National Gaming’s facilities feature approximately 50,500 gaming machines, 1,300 table games and 8,800 hotel rooms. The Company also offers social online gaming through its Penn Interactive Ventures division and has leading customer loyalty programs with over five million active customers.