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Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Executive Staff

Executive Staff

Ted Black
President and CEO

Meghan Clark
Chief Operating Officer and VP of Finance

Michele Holloway
Vice President, Development

Jessica Rice
Director, Education

 Board of Directors

Board Chair
Stephen Gierasch, Esq.
McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

President and CEO
Ted Black

Board Vice Chair 
Todd Shamash
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Capital Blue Cross 

Kenneth Wolfe, CPA
President and Managing Principal, Brown Shultz Sheridan and Fritz

Board Secretary
Robyn Holder
President, Full Circle Vitality Group, LLC


Greg Andersen
President, HARSCO - Reed Minerals Division

Robert Bee
Vice President & General Manager, WHTM/ABC27

Luke Bernstein
Executive Vice President, Orrstown Bank

Jonathan Bowser
Community Volunteer

George Connor
Executive Director, Dauphin County Economic Development Department

Nicole Conway
Executive VP & General Counsel, Vartan Group, Inc.

Matthew Eisel
Managing Director, PFM Asset Management, LLC

Marsha Everton
Principal, The AIMsights Group, USA

Stephen Foreman
Group Vice President/Regional President (central-western PA), M&T Bank

James Hoehn, CFA
President Central PA Region, PNC Bank

Kelly Hollinger
Senior Vice President of Development, Vibra Healthcare

Amma Johnson
Founder, Amma Jo Brand

Casey Khuri
Director of Operations, NAI CIR

Steven Lewis
Owner, Steven Edward Lewis Agency, LLC.

John Moran
President and CEO, Moran Industries

Thomas J. Nehilla, Esq.
Partner, Barley Snyder

Scott Pinchak
Senior Director, Sageworth Trust Company

Kevin Schreiber
President and CEO, York County Economic Alliance

Matthew  Schroeder
EVP, Chief Finanical Officer, Rite Aid Corporation 

Christine Sears
President and CEO, Penn National Insurance

Michael "Gus" Schmedlen
President & Chief Revenue Officer at Startup in Stealth Mode

Todd Tillemans
CEO, Cynosure, LLC.

Adam Vasquez
President and CEO, Merit

Jill J. Walmer
Vice President of Operations, Highmark Inc.

Frederick Story Withum III, Ed.D.
Director of Educational Planning, Crabtree Rohrbaugh & Associates


Emeritus Directors 

Marion C. Alexander
John Altmeyer
Dennis Brenckle
Mark Caldwell
Steven Etter

Russell Ford
Bradley Forman
Miles Gibbons Jr. (deceased)
James Grandon, Jr.
Lois Lehrman Grass

Derek Hathaway (deceased)
Clifford Jones (deceased)
Paul Kunkel, M.D.
David Lavery
David Leader

Terry Lehman
William Lehr, Jr.
H. Glenn Manning
Harold McInnes
Kristen Olewine Milke

Michael Murchie
David O'Brien
Anthony Pascotti
Jeffrey Peters
Thomas Philips

Anthony Seitz, Esq.
Patricia Smith, CPA
Gary D. St. Hilaire
Jack Stover, Esq.
Marian Warden

William Warren, Jr., Esq.
Mary Webber Weston
Richard Willey
LeRoy Zimmerman, Esq.

President Emeritus

Thomas Stone, Ph.D.

Michael L. Hanes, Ph.D.


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