Board of Advisers

Board of Advisers

Chair: Jeff Merritt
Vice-Chair: James Talalai
Treasurer: Andy Klinger
Secretary: Mukund Kulkarni

Executive Board Members:

College Affairs Committee Chair: Lisa Torchia
Student Life Committee Chair: Ralph Vartan
Faculty/Research Committee Chair: David Wirick
Development Liaison: Richard Barger
Immediate Past Chair: Steven Masterson

Board of advisers group photo

 

William W. Babbs, Jr., '86
Member
Director of Plant Operations
The Ames Companies, Inc.
 
Richard L. Barger, '71
Member
Retired, CFO & Executive VP
Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
 
Richard E. Bentz, ’69, ‘72g
Honorary Member
President
Edenridge Enterprises, Inc.
 
David Black (Dave)
Ex Officio
President and CEO
Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC
 
David A. Brinjac, ’79, ‘80g
Honorary Member
Principal
Brinjac Engineering, Inc.
 
Chip Brown '83
Member
President
McClure Company
 
James C. Byerly, ’10
Honorary Member
President and CEO
Byerly Consulting Services, LLC
 
Paul C. Coppock
Honorary Member
Retired Senior VP, General Counsel, CAO
Harsco Corporation
 
James Curry
Ex Officio
Mayor, Borough of Middletown
 
James Dougherty
Member
Attorney
McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
 
Gary Eichelberger, ’92
Ex Officio
Cumberland County Commissioner
 
Michael Fiaschetti, '04
Member
President and CEO
Vibran Health Plan
 
James (Jim) A. Gehr
Member
President, Retail Americas
Exel
 
G. Greg Gunn, '80
Member
Managing Partner
Gunn-Mowery LLC
 
Kevin M. Harter, ’90, ‘05g
Honorary Member
Professor of Practice, Entrepreneurship
Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Penn State Harrisburg
 
Helen Klinger ‘82
Ex Officio
Retired Sr. Systems Analyst
The Hershey Company
 
 
Carlton (Andy) Klinger, '81, '90g
Treasurer
Market President/Senior Vice President
Branch Banking & Trust Co.
 
Secretary
 
William M. Lambert, '80 MD ET
Member
President and CEO
Mine Safety Appliances Company
 
Jane A. Leipold, '82, '88g
Member
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources
TE Connectivity
 
Steven J. Masterson, CPA, '78
Executive Board Member
Partner, Tax Services
BDO USA, LLP
 
Thomas L. Mehaffie III
Ex Officio
President
Lower Swatara Twp. Board of Commissioners
 
F.G. Merkel, '89g
Honorary Member
President and Chief Operating Officer
United Concordia
 
Jeffrey P. Merritt, '85g
Chair
President
Reynolds Construction, LLC
 
Gerald K. Morrison, Esquire, ’65, ‘68g
Honorary Member
Partner
Smigel, Anderson & Sacks, LLP
 
Lisa A. Myers, CPA, CFE, MAFF, FCPA, CGMA
Member
Principal
Boyer & Ritter, LLC
 
Heather L. Neary, ‘09g
Member
President
Auntie Anne's, Inc.
 
Louis Paioletti
Member
Director of Supply Chain Services
Phoenix Contact, Inc.
 
Vincent J. Pinizzotto, ’71
Honorary Member
Retired, Regional Vice President
United Concordia Companies, Inc.
 
Mike Pries, ‘94
Ex Officio
Dauphin County Commissioner
 
Stephanie Reisinger
Member
Vice President, Technology Solutions
Evidera
 
Christine Sears, '77
Honorary Member
Executive Vice President & COO
Penn National Insurance
 
Kathleen A. Smarilli, ’71
Honorary Member
Partner
Murphy McCormack
 
Susan Steadman
Member
Director of Finance and Administration
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
 
Susan Steele, P.E.
Member
Senior Bridge Erection Engineer
High Steel Structuers, LLC
 
William M. Stout
Honorary Member
Chairman & CEO
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
 
Rosa C. Stroh
Member
Retired - VP, Treasurer
The Hershey Company
 
Lori Suski, Ed.D., ’89, ‘95g
Ex Officio
Superintendent of Schools
Middletown Area School District
 
James J. Talalai, '94g
Vice-Chair
President
Expert Business Integration Services, LLC
 
Patricia Thompson, D.Ed.
Member
Partner
Praxis
 
Lisa Torchia
Member
VP Patient Care Services / Chief Nursing Officer
Holy Spirit Hospital - A Geisinger Affiliate
 
H. Ralph Vartan, '08g
Executive Board Member
Chairman & CEO
Vartan Group, Inc.
 
Joseph E. Wasiak
Member
Assistant Executive Director
Public School Employees' Retirement System
 
H. William Weik, Jr., ‘97
Member
CEO
Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster
 
David P. Wirick
Executive Board Member
Retired, General Manager
ArcelorMittal Steelton, LLC
 
Doug Wisehaupt, '86
Member
Vice President, Human Resources
Ollie's Bargain Outlet, Inc.
 
Richard Ziegler, ’06
Honorary Member
Owner & President
R. E. Ziegler Remodeling & Construction Co