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Centegra lauds Zanck for community leadership

Published: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 5:00 a.m. CDT

McHENRY – Charie Zanck, vice president and CEO of American Community Bank & Trust, was awarded Centegra Health System’s Community Leadership 2013 Award this month.

The Centegra Community Leadership Award recognizes McHenry County leaders who demonstrate service on a broad scale that has resulted in improvements and contributions in the realm of community service and overall community health, according to a news release from the health system.

“We are most grateful for her many significant contributions and are proud to honor Charie Zanck,” Centegra Health System CEO Michael S. Eesley said in a news release. “We thank her for her tireless devotion to making McHenry County a better, healthier place to live. Whether it’s for banking, health care, education or any other cause for which there’s a need to contribute, she sincerely wants to make the world a better place. It’s just her nature to get involved.”

Zanck has supported the health system’s auxiliaries, foundation and many events. She has been a member of the Centegra Health System Board of Governors for seven years and was chairman of the board for three years.

A lifelong resident of Woodstock, Zanck graduated from Marian Central. She earned a master’s degree in business administration in finance from the University of Chicago School of Business.

She lives in Woodstock with her husband, Tom, of 30 years.

She has led the McHenry County Economic Development Corp, the Friends of McHenry County College, Woodstock Business and Professional Women, the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Leadership Greater McHenry County and the United Way of McHenry County.

Zanck is the chairwoman of the board of directors of the Illinois Bankers Association and the president of Woodstock’s Challenger Learning Center for Science & Technology.

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