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 
Marsha Everton
Corporate Director and Advisor, Marsha Everton LLC 

Fred Withum III, Ed.D.
Director of Educational Planning, Crabtree Rohrbaugh and Associates

Board Secretary
Nicole Conway
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Vartan Group, Inc.


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

Dan Driscoll
President of Keystone Region, Wilmington Trust

Matthew Eisel
Managing Director, PFM Asset Management, LLC

James Hoehn, CFA
President Central PA Region, PNC Bank

Jim Holder
Director of Learning and Talent Development, Hershey Creamery Company

Kelly Hollinger
Chief Innovation Officer, Vibra Healthcare

Casey Khuri
Director of Operations, NAI CIR

Thomas Korber
Vice President, Human Resources, Penn National Insurance

Steven Lewis
Owner, Steven Edward Lewis Agency, LLC.

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 Financial Officer, Rite Aid Corporation 

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.

Brian Wassell
Partner, Business Advisor at Trout CPA

Catherine Wilsbach
Vice President, Construction and Development, Vartan Group Inc.


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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