Board of Directors

The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC is happy to welcome the organization’s 2018 Boards of Directors Chairs and new members of the boards of directors. Sheilah Borne will serve as Chair of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber Board of Directors and Nick DiFrancesco will serve as Chair of the CREDC Board of Directors.

Harrisburg Regional Chamber Board of Directors

Sheilah Borne 
Chair
Penn State Health
Associate Vice President, Government Relations

David Black
Harrisburg Regional Chamber
President & CEO

Jim Mooney
Immediate Past Chair
Enginuity
President & CEO

Kara Beem
Greenlee Partners, LLC
Senior Associate

Jeff Blatherwick
Penn National Insurance Company
Regional Vice President

Mike Bougher
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.
Senior Principal

Barb Bowker
Vice Chair
PSECU
Vice President of Marketing & Membership Development

Stuart Bretz
Highmark Blue Shield
Regional Vice President, Sales

Scott Cantor
PNC Bank
Senior VP, Relationship Manager

Nick DiFrancesco
CREDC Chair
PA Association of Community Bankers
President & CEO

David H. Dix
Luminous Strategies, LLC
President

Douglas Dyer
UPMC Pinnacle
System Vice President of Planning & Business Development

Andrew Enders, Esq.
Enders
Vice President & General Counsel

Mike Gossert
Quandel Construction
Vice President

G. Greg Gunn
Secretary
Gunn-Mowery, LLC
Managing Partner

Karen Gunnison
At-Large Member
Capital Blue Cross
Director, Market Strategy

Nora Habig
M&T Bank
Administrative Vice President

Jim Hoehn, CFA
PNC Bank
Regional President, Central PA

Daniel Ihm
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
VP & General Manager

Amma Johnson
AJ Brands, LLC
Founder & CEO

Zachary Khuri
First National Bank
Senior Vice President

Kevin Kline
Smith Elliott Kearns & Co.
Member of the Firm

John Lawn
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
President & CEO

Amy Capobianco Marsar
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Esquire

Una Martone
Leadership Harrisburg Area
President

Dr. John M. Mason, Jr.
Penn State University Harrisburg
Chancellor

Bob Murphy
Boyer & Ritter
CEO

George Nahodil
Members 1st FCU
President & CEO

Ned Nissly
Counsel
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Attorney At Law

Suzanne Patackis
HYP Representative

Tracy Pawelski
PPO&S Integrated Communications
Senior Communications Counsel

Rick Poplaski
Century Engineering, Inc
Vice President

Catherine Prince
Vartan Group, Inc
Vice President, Construction & Development

Elliot Robinson
Milton Hershey School
VP, Finance & Administration

Pete Schmidt
Pennsy Supply, Inc
VP, Finance

Kathie Shafer
Messiah College
Vice President, Operations

Mary Smith
Visit Hershey & Harrisburg
President

Kyle C. Snyder
Geisinger Holy Spirit
Chief Administrative Officer

Thomas Sposito, II
2nd Vice Chair
S&T Bank
SEVP, S&T Market Executive

Deborah Suder
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Senior Principal, Government Relations

William J. Sutton
Mowery
Vice President, Business Development

John J. Sygielski
HACC
President

Joanna Turner
The Hershey Company
Director, Government Relations

Adam Vasquez
Merit
CEO

Dennis Walsh
Bravo Group Government Relations
President

Chip Wasson
Orrstown Bank
SVP Regional Senior Loan Officer

Meron Yemane
Treasurer
Morgan Stanley
Associate Vice President, Financial Planning Specialist, Financial Advisor

Scott Zeevaart
Gannett Fleming, Inc
Vice President, Pennsylvania Transportation Area Service Manager

Capital Region economic Development Corporation (CREDC) Board of Directors

Nick DiFrancesco
Chair
PA Association of Community Bankers
President & CEO

David Black
Harrisburg Regional Chamber
President & CEO

Adelou Bakare
HYP Representative
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Energy & Environmental Law Group

Joseph P. Beck, Jr
Members 1st Federal Credit Union
Senior Vice President – Business Lending

Wade Becker
RKL, LLP
Managing Partner

George Book, Jr.
West Shore Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO

Sheilah Borne
Chamber Chair
Penn State Health
Associate Vice President, Government Relations

Chris Bushey
Quandel Enterprises, Inc
CFO & Treasurer

Steve Cook
UGI Utilities, Inc
Director, Business Development

Katie Clarke
LeTort Trust
President

Jewel Cooper
LeTort Trust/Boyer & Ritter CPA
Director of Business Development

Michelle Crowley
Greater Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce
President

Steve Deck
Tri-County Regional Planning Commission
Executive Director

Vincent T. DiFilippo
Cumberland County
Commissioner, Chairman

Benjamin Dunlap, Esq. 
2nd Vice Chair
Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP
Partner

Tim Ebersole
Shippensburg University & Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Michael Elby
Alternative Rehabilitation Communities, Inc
Director of Operations

Jonathan Encarnacion
UPMC Health Plan
Administrative Director

Stephen Foreman
M&T Bank
Regional President, Central & Western Pennsylvania

Michael B. Funck
Secretary
Wohlsen Construction Company
Senior Vice President

George Hartwick, III
Dauphin County
Commissioner

Richard Heddleson
Ben Franklin Techcelerator@Carlisle Powered by CREDC
Executive Director

Brian W. Kelly
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Senior Principal

Casey Khuri
At-Large Member
NAI CIR
Director of Operations

David La Torre
La Torre Communications
Principal

Shawn Leppo
McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Attorney

Jessica Long-Baker
PPL
Regional Affairs Director

Ned Nissly
Counsel
McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC 
Attorney at Law

Mayur Patel
Treasurer
Laughner Patel Developers, LLC
Principal

Beth Peiffer
Ralph E. Jones, Inc
Owner & President

Jeannine Peterson
Vice Chair
Hamilton Health Center
CEO

Bill Pugh
UPMC Pinnacle
Senior Vice President, CFO & Treasurer

Paul Rudy
Perry County Commissioner

Stephen P. Schappe
Penn State Harrisburg
Director, School of Business Administration

Rick Seitz
Immediate Past Chair
Alexander Building Construction Co.
President

Thomas Wilson, P.E.
K&W Engineers and Consultants
Principal

Anthony Worrall 
Reynolds Enterprises, Inc
CFO