LeTort Trust is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Karen Gunnison, Esq. and David A. Schankweiler to the LeTort Trust Board of Directors. Each joins the board bringing strong strategic business skills to the team.
Karen is Director of Market and PR Strategy at Capital BlueCross, having served as director since 2015. In addition to this leadership role, Ms. Gunnison serves on the boards of the Nativity School of Harrisburg, Harristown, and the Harrisburg Regional Chamber. Ms. Gunnison is a former chief of staff to the first lady of Pennsylvania, executive director of the Murata Business Center, and partner in the law firm of Wix, Wenger, & Weidner in Harrisburg. She has served as a volunteer on multiple charitable boards and committees and is past chair of the board of AAA Central Penn. Ms. Gunnison received her undergraduate degree at Ursinus College and her Juris Doctor at The Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle.
David A. Schankweiler is the former CEO, owner and founder of Journal Multimedia (JM), which specialized in high-quality communications for robust niche markets. For over 32 years he guided the company from three employees to more than 140 full-time professionals. JM was the parent company of Central Penn Business Journal, NJBIZ, Lehigh Valley Business, Central Penn Parent, and Pet Age. The JM umbrella also included Best Companies Group, which creates and manages “Best Places to Work” programs worldwide and FGV Media. David, a graduate of King’s College, has served his community by holding board positions for numerous nonprofit organizations in the region, national industry associations, for profit boards across the country and as a trustee of King’s College.
“We are fortunate to have Karen and David join our Board of Directors,” said Katie Clarke, President of LeTort Trust. “Their strong business acumen and in-depth knowledge of the Central PA Business community will bring a wealth of expertise to our board team and LeTort Trust.”
LeTort Trust is an Independent Trust Company, providing comprehensive Qualified Retirement Plan and Wealth Management services designed for the complex financial needs of businesses, institutions and individuals. For further information on LeTort Trust, please visit our website at www.letorttrust.com.
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