Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented in recognition of life-long career achievement and personal commitment in his/her field of endeavor for the benefit of the community and society.


Picture, from left, are John Muscarella, SU Alumni Association president,
Steven W. Renner, and SU Interim President Jody Harpster.

Steven Renner '70, of Littlestown, graduated with a degree in accounting and management and spent eight years after graduation in public accounting. He then joined Gettysburg Hospital in 1978 as the senior financial officer for the organization and assumed the role of president in late 1992. As president of the Gettysburg Hospital, he played a key role in putting together a merger agreement with York Health System. In 1999, Gettysburg and York hospitals became Wellspan Health System and has been recognized regionally and nationally as a state of the art integrated health system. From 1999 until his retirement in 2003, he remained CEO of Gettysburg Hospital while also serving as senior vice president of Wellspan Health, the parent company of both hospitals. He then became president of the Adams County Economic Development Corporation, a post he held for four years. In November, 2011 he was elected to a four-year term as first-ever Adams County controller.