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

Tom Sposito, II
Chair

David Black
Harrisburg Regional Chamber
President & CEO

Kara Beem
At-Large Member
Greenlee Partners, LLC
Senior Associate

Jeff Blatherwick
Penn National Insurance Company
Regional Vice President

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

Doug Callenberger
Highmark
Director of Sales

Tim Constantine
United Concordia
President and Chief Operating Officer

David H. Dix
Luminous Strategies, LLC
President

Benjamin C. Dunlap, Jr.
CREDC Chair
Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP 
Managing Partner

Andrew Enders, Esq.
Enders
Vice President & General Counsel

Abigail Fortino
Conrad Siegel
Partner

G. Greg Gunn
2nd Vice Chair
Gunn-Mowery, LLC
Managing Partner

Karen Gunnison
Treasurer
Capital Blue Cross
Director, Market Strategy

Nora Habig
M&T Bank
Administrative Vice President

Heather Hall
Mid Penn Bank
First Senior Vice President & Market President

Alisa Harris
UGI Utilities, Inc.
Vice President, Legislative Affairs

Ron Hawes
Giant Food Stores
Director Labor Productivity

Jim Hoehn, CFA
PNC Bank
Regional President, Central PA

Mary Kate Holder Grimes
HYP Representative
Hershey’s Ice Cream
Manager, Training & Communications

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

Amma Johnson
AJ Brands, LLC
Founder & CEO

Nicole Kaylor
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC

Andrew Kenworthy
HRG
COO

Zach Khuri
Secretary
Orrstown Bank
EVP Market President – Capital Region

Kevin Kline
Smith, Elliott, Kearns & Company, CPA’s and Advisors
Member of the Firm

John Lawn
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
President & CEO

Una Martone
Leadership Harrisburg Area
President

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

Stephen Massini
Penn State Health
CEO

Giuseppina McCarthy
Counsel
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Member

​Farrah Mittel 
Schaedler Yesco
President

​Bob Murphy
Boyer & Ritter LLC
Principal & CEO

George Nahodil
Members 1st FCU
President & CEO

Greg Quandel
Quandel
President & CEO

Leigh-Ann Reitze
UPMC Pinnacle
Logistics & Events Coordinator

Elliott Robinson
Milton Hershey School
VP, Finance & Administration

Pete Schmidt
Pennsy Supply, Inc
VP, Finance

Mary Smith
Visit Hershey & Harrisburg
President

Kyle C. Snyder
Geisinger Holy Spirit
Chief Administrative Officer

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
Northwest Bank
Commercial Banking Team Leader

Laura Williams
Dickinson Penn State School of Law

Catherine A. Wilsbach
Vartan Group, Inc
Vice President, Construction & Development

Meron Yemane
Vice Chair
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

Benjamin C. Dunlap, Jr.
CREDC Chair
Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP 
Managing Partner

David Black
Harrisburg Regional Chamber
President & CEO

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

Wade Becker
Treasurer
RKL, LLP
Managing Partner

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

Katie Clarke
Secretary
LeTort Trust
President

Steve Cook
UGI Utilities, Inc
Director, Business Development

Matt Crocker
Hershey Company
Manager, Indirect Procurement, Real Estate and Construction

Michelle Crowley
Greater Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce
President

Renee Custer
HYP Representative
Custer Homes, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer

Steve Deck
Tri-County Regional Planning Commission
Executive Director

Vincent T. DiFilippo
Cumberland County
Commissioner, Chairman

Tim Ebersole
Shippensburg University & Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Tim Edwards
Harrisburg International Airport
Manager

Michael Elby
Alternative Rehabilitation Communities, Inc
Director of Operations

Michael B. Funck
1st Vice Chair
Wohlsen Construction Company
Senior Vice President

Mike Gossert
Director of Business Development
Higher Information Group

Betsy Hamm
Duck Donuts
Chief Operating Officer

George Hartwick, III
Dauphin County
Commissioner

Andy Hetrick
M&T Bank
VP, Commercial Banking

 

John Hickey
 UPMC Health Plan
Senior Consultant, Market Development, Central Region

Jamal Jones
City of Harrisburg
Director of Business Development/LERTA Administrator

Brian W. Kelly
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Senior Principal

Casey Khuri
2nd Vice Chair
NAI CIR
Vice President

David La Torre
La Torre Communications
Founder

Brigid Landy Khuri
K&L Gates
Associate

Shawn Leppo
At-Large Member
McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Attorney

Jessica Long-Baker
PPL
Regional Affairs Director – South Central PA

Justin Long
Property Management, Inc.
Vice President & Senior Property Accountant

Giuseppina McCarthy
Counsel
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Member

Mayur Patel
Laughner Patel Developers, LLC
Principal

Beth Peiffer
Ralph E. Jones, Inc
Owner & President

Jeannine Peterson
Immediate Past Chair
Hamilton Health Center
CEO

Rick Seitz
Alexander Building Construction Co.
President

Tom Sposito, II
Chamber Board Chair

Brenda Watson
Perry County Commissioner

Anthony Worrall 
Reynolds Enterprises, Inc
CFO