January 22, 2016 RSS feed / Top 100 People

DAVID L. ZARTMAN

Zartman Construction, Inc.; President

David Zartman is president of Zartman Construction, Inc. a full service, nationally recognized general contractor in the Central Susquehanna Valley. More...

MARK N. BARNHART

NPC, Inc.; Owner/CEO

Mark Barnhart is owner and CEO of NPC, an integrated print and digital solutions provider in Central Pennsylvania. More...

BILL HAYES

Kish Bank; Chairman/President/CEO

Bill Hayes was born and raised in the Kishacoquillas Valley. Following graduation from Lafayette College and four years of active duty, his plans to attend law school were interrupted when Kish Bank came knocking. More...

LORENE ‘LORI’ SHELOWUPMC

Altoona; Administrative Director of Medical Outpatient Services   Lori Shelow, RN, BSN, OCN, retired as administrative director of Medical Outpatient Services (MOPS) and Dialysis in December 2014 after 37 years of service.  More...

JUDE PFINGSTLER

Atlas Pressed Metals; President

As president of Atlas Pressed Metals, Jude Pfingstler, 38, continues to lead with the discipline that has worked for this family-owned business since 1980: grow business around the culture of people. More...

ELMER C. LASLO

1ST Summit Bank; President/CEO

Elmer C. Laslo is the president and chief executive officer of 1ST Summit Bank, headquartered in suburban Johnstown. During his tenure, the Company has grown to $950 million in assets with 16 offices located in a five county area.  More...

AMY B. SELTZER

Seltzer Financial Strategies, LLC; Owner/ Wealth Manager

Amy Seltzer is the founder of Seltzer Financial Strategies, LLC. She is also part of the parent company, Equity Concepts, in Richmond, Va. More...

MELISSA KLINGENBERG, PH.D.

Concurrent Technologies Corporation; PrincipalAdvisor Engineer

Dr. Melissa Klingenberg is a principal advisor engineer at Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) where she has 22 years of experience in surface engineering operations. More...

RENEE SCHOOP

AE Works, Ltd.; Marketing Coordinator

With a degree in communications from the University of Pittsburgh, Renee Schoop has enjoyed a career in the architecture and engineering industry for twelve years. More...

MICHAEL BUFFINGTON

Buffington Property Management; President/Founder

Entrepreneur Michael Buffington has worked in the real estate industry since he was 18 years old. He financed his first property just out of high school, and before age 21, founded a successful retail communications products company.  More...

JIM CROCKARD

LOLA Energy; CEO

Jim is a lifelong resident of Southwestern Pennsylvania and was born and raised in Greene County. He received his B.S. in business administration from Waynesburg University in 1991 and his J.D. More...

TODD ERDLEY

Videon Central, Inc.; President/CEO

Todd Erdley is a native of Centre County and received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Penn State.  In 1997, he founded Videon Central, a partner and supplier to leading technology companies like Intel, Sony and Samsung. More...

SCOTT WOODS

West Arete; President

Scoot Woods is the president and founder of West Arete, a successful custom software development company based in State College.  More...

FRED L. MARRONI

Indigo Biosciences; President/CEO

Fred Marroni, Indigo’s President & CEO, responsible for setting the strategies to achieve profitability, and long term growth. More...

GEORGE SIDNEY

McLanahan Corporation; President/COO

As president and COO, George Sidney is responsible for managing the company’s day-to-day activities and for the development, design, operation and improvement of all systems that create and deliver products and services.  More...

DR. MICHAEL FIORENTINO

Lock Haven University; President

Dr. Michael Fiorentino has served higher education for more than 37 years. He arrived in Lock Haven to begin his tenure as president of Lock Haven University in 2011.  More...

DAVID J. TULOWITZKI

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Judge of Court of Common Pleas of Cambria County

David Tulowitzki has served as judge of the court of common pleas of Cambria County since 2006.  Tulowitzki graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 and received his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law in 1976. More...

DR. JOEL N. MYERS

AccuWeather; Founder/President/Chairman

Dr. Joel N. Myers founded Accuweather in 1962 and successfully guided it to become the world’s largest and fastest-growing weather data and media company.  More...

GREG SMITH

Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union; President/CEO

Greg Smith, president of the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU), has been in the credit union industry for over 40 years, starting as CEO of Torrey Pines FCU in San Diego. More...

GUY BERKEBILE

Guy Chemicals; President

Guy Berkebile Started working in his family business at the age of 13. More...

STEVEN C. SLIVER

Mutual Benefit Group; President/CEO

Steven C. More...

JEM SPECTAR

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown; President

Jem Spectar became the fifth President of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (Pitt-Johnstown) in 2007. More...

DEBRA DELLAPOSTA

WPS Office Solutions; President/CEO

Debra Dellaposta is the President/CEO of WPS Office Solutions, a local family-owned and operated technology business. Dellaposta is active in her industry on a national level. More...

JILL NICKERSON

Nickerson Construction & 242 Coffee Company; Owner

Jill Nickerson studied elementary education and educational psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  More...

JANE SHEFFIELD

Allegheny Ridge Corporation; Executive Director

Jane Sheffield is the executive director of the Allegheny Ridge Corporation, working tirelessly to bring opportunities to rural communities along the Main Line Canal Greenway between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. More...

ELAINE SMITH

Franciscan Manor; Lifestyle 360 Assistant

Elaine finished high school and then enrolled in and completed secretarial training at Robert Morris University. More...

DAVID STERN

Paris Companies; President/CEO

A native of Pennsylvania, Dave Stern received his bachelor’s degree in management from Duquesne University in 1973. More...

SHANE NICKERSON

Nickerson Construction & 242 Coffee Company; Owner

In 1993, Shane Nickerson started his own commercial roofing company, Nickerson Construction, which currently has 12 employees and travels throughout Pennsylvania.  Nickerson is an Elite Master Contractor through Duro-Last and strives to offer th More...

JOSEPH B. BOWER, JR.

CNB Bank; President/CEO

Since 2010, Joseph B. Bower, Jr. has served as president and CEO of CNB Bank and CNB Financial Corporation.  Joe joined CNB in 1997 as senior vice president and CFO. More...

SEAN T. BARDELL

Howard Hanna Bardell Realty; Broker/Owner

Sean is a U.S. Navy Veteran and began his real estate career approximately 16 years ago. He purchased the company in August 2015 and is the broker of record. More...

LINDA THOMSON

Johnstown Area Regional Industries; President/CEO

Linda Thomson has served as president and CEO of JARI since 2000. JARI is a regional economic development organization serving Cambria and Somerset Counties of Pennsylvania. More...

KENNETH G. POTTER, ESQUIRE

RHP Law Group LLC; Partner

Kenneth G. Potter, Esquire completed his undergraduate work at Penn State with degrees in electrical and environmental engineering.  More...

DAN HOOVER

Roaring Spring Blank Book Company; President/CEO

Daniel Hoover graduated from Juniata College in 1970 with a B.S. in economics & business administration which time he began working for Celanese Fibers Co. until his departure in 1975.  More...

STEVEN E. BROWN, FACHE

Mount Nittany Health; President/CEO

Steve Brown is the president and chief executive officer of Mount Nittany Health. More...

JOSH ROSENBERGER

700 Shop; Owner/President

After graduation, Rosenberger took on a full time position with the 700 Shop. During this time, he became more involved with running the store, and within the business community as a whole. More...

G. GREG GUNN, CIC

Gunn-Mowery LLC; Managing Partner

Greg Gunn has been managing partner of Gunn-Mowery since 1988. More...

T. SCOTT LAWHEAD

The Hite Company; President/CEO

Headquartered in Altoona, the Hite Company, a 65-year old family- owned electrical distributor, currently operates 22 store locations and employs over 295 associates.  More...

DR. RANDY L. FRYE

St. Francis University; Dean of the School of Business

Dr. Randy L. Frye is the founding dean of the School of Business, director of the Graduate School of Business and Human Resource Management, and professor of Management at Saint Francis University. More...

ROBERT J. EYER, CPA

Wessel & Company; President

After serving a tour of duty in the Army, Robert J. Eyer obtained a B.S. in accounting. More...

ELIZABETH A. DUPUIS

Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, P.C.; Attorney/Shareholder

Betsy Dupuis has practiced law in Central Pennsylvania since 1997, most recently as a shareholder with Babst Calland, a regional law firm. More...

WILLIAM T. WARD

Ward Transport & Logistics; President

Bill T, as his friends call him, attended the Holidaysburg Area High School and then proceeded to Stetson University where he graduated in 1982. More...

DAVID T. FEINBERG, M.D., MBA

Geisinger Health System; President/CEO

Dr. David T. Feinberg is president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System. More...

BENJAMIN J. POLICICCHIO AIA, ACHA, CHFM

Conemaugh Health System – Johnstown, PA; System Architect & Director

Throughout his career, Ben Policicchio has strived to perform to the highest level possible in whatever capacity or project in which he is involved. More...

MELANIE SHERIFF

Cumberland Gymnastics, Inc.; Owner

Melanie Sheriff has owned Cumberland Gymnastics for 10 years. More...

TERRI GEARY

Greensburg Care Center; director of nursing

Terri Geary is the director of nursing at Greensburg Care Center She previously worked at Laurelwood for 12 years and during her tenure established a strong foundation for the center’s nursing department.  More...

JUDY COUTTS

Judy Coutts, AIA Architect; Owner

In 1996, Judy Coutts opened the first woman-owned architectural design firm in Blair County which has grown ever since.  She has been interested in creating spaces since a young age, when she would plan houses on graph paper.  More...

DENNIS ROBINSON

SEDA-Council of Governments; Executive Director

Dennis Robinson’s professional career spans over 51 years focusing on regional planning, management and development activities. More...

BRYAN WOLCOTT

Restek Corporation; President and Head Coach

Bryan Wolcott has had two careers so far: the first in oil and gas and the second in chromatography.  More...

BOB SELFRIDGE

TMMData; Co-founder/Chief Operating Officer

Bob Selfridge received his bachelor’s degree in computer science and software development from Juniata College in Pennsylvania. More...

GEORGE KARLHEIM

Marion Center Bank; President and CEO

With over 30 years of banking experience, President and CEO of Marion Center Bank, George Karlheim has dedicated his career to position Marion Center Bank as the “hometown bank of choice”, while remaining a strong independently owned comm More...

JOSEPH HUNT

JHA Companies; President

Joe Hunt is the founder and president of JHA Companies, a full service engineering, land surveying, environmental and regulatory compliance consulting firm, headquartered in Montrose. More...

MARTIN J. MARASCO

Altoona Blair County Development Corporation; President/CEO

Marty Marasco has been an economic development professional for over 45 years, serving as president & CEO of the Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation and its predecessor organization, Altoona Enterprises, Inc., since 1994. More...

EDWARD J. SHEEHAN, JR.

Concurrent Technologies Corporation; President/CEO

Edward J. Sheehan, Jr. More...

MAUREEN B. HAUCK

Bucknell University Small Business Development Center; Assistant Director for Business Consulting

After graduating from Bloomsburg University, Maureen served as a substitute teacher before joining the staff of a major retailer where she was promoted to the level of store manager. More...

ANDRES J. MUNAR

Munar Mortgage; Owner

Andres J. Munar is known for his “get it done” approach to business and providing outstanding service. More...

JOE DELGROSSO

DelGrosso Foods; President

Joe DelGrosso is a lifelong resident of Blair County, and a second- generation member of the DelGrosso Amusement Park and DelGrosso Foods Family, where he began work at a young age. More...

DENNIS E. DOLL

Reliance Bank; President/CEO/Board of Director

Denny was named president/chief executive officer of Reliance Bank in April 2015. More...

ETHAN WENDLE

DiamondBack Automotive Accessories, Inc.; President/CEO

Ethan Wendle co-founded DiamondBack Automotive Accessories, Inc. in May 2003, with Matt Chverchko, while a student in college at Penn State University. More...

DAVID J. SPIGELMYER

Marcellus Shale Coalition; President

David J. Spigelmyer is president of the Pittsburgh based Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), the region’s largest shale development trade association.  More...

JIM TUNALL

Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce; Executive Director

Jim has served as the president/executive director of the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau for the past eleven years where he brings visitors to the two counties and connects business, industry and non-profits in the regio More...

BETH POWELL

New Pig Energy; Vice President/General Manager

Beth has 20 years of experience in chemicals and plastics manufacturing and was granted seven patents. She has invented absorbents, hazardous material packaging, leak protection products and secondary containment systems. More...

JOHN A. LEONE

Bonney Forge Corporation; President/CEO

John Leone is president and CEO of Bonney Forge, which was founded in 1876 and has manufacturing operations in Mount Union; Houston; Shanghai; and Bergamo, Italy.  Leone graduated in 1956 from Penn State’s petroleum and natural gas enginee More...

SCOTT A. FILLER

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona, LLC; CEO

Scott Filler spent ten years in human resources before becoming HealthSouth Altoona’s CEO in 1998. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management with a minor in finance from the University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown. More...

MARGARET DELMONICO

PSECU; Director of Public Relations

Margaret Delmonico is the director of public relations for PSECU. Her areas of oversight include community relations/sponsorships, media relations, financial literacy, scholarships, special projects and Corporate Social Responsibility.  More...

RICHARD A. GRAFMYRE CFP

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.; President/CEO

Richard Grafmyre is the president and CEO of Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc., the $1.2 billion parent company of Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank. He has over 40 years of experience in financial services. More...

RICK NEWTON

Newton Consulting; President/Founder

Entrepreneur and business owner Rick Newton started Newton Consulting in 2003, a global business consulting company based in his hometown of Claysville.  More...

CAROL HARRIS

Carol Harris Staffing, LLC; President/CEO

As president and CEO of Carol Harris Staffing, Carol Harris has served as a role model for entrepreneurs dedicated to enacting change and providing a helping hand since she founded the business in 1987.  More...

JIM SMALL

The UPS Store (State College, Altoona); Owner

Jim Small attended Penn State University after serving in the United States Army.  After graduating, Small worked for 35 years in the retail grocery industry in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio.  He always wanted to own a business. More...

JOHN W. BLASKO

McQuaide Blasko; Lawyer

The day after John Blasko graduated from high school in 1953, he went to Buffalo, New York and landed a job at General Mills. More...

JERRY MURRAY

UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial; President

Jerry Murray is president at UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial hospitals. He previously served as pesident and CEO of Altoona Regional Health System prior to the merger with UPMC in July 2013.  More...

REV. MALACHI VAN TASSELL, T.O.R., PH.D.

Saint Francis University; President

Rev. Malachi Van Tassell assumed the office of president at Saint Francis University in 2014.  More...

CHRISTOPHER WAGNER

Keystone Payroll; Vice President of Operations

Christopher Wagner was born and raised in Bellefonte.  After high school he obtained a B.S degree in marketing from Penn State.  More...

JAMES A. TROHA

Juniata College; President

James Troha has been president at Juniata College since 2013. Prior to his current position, Troha was vice president of institutional advancement and university relations at Heidelberg University from July 2009 to 2013. More...

VINCENT J. DELIE, JR.

F.N.B. Corporation, First National Bank; President/CEO

Vincent Delie is president and CEO of F.N.B. Corporation and First National Bank. FNB is a diversified financial services company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with assets of $16.8 billion and a presence that spans six states. More...

JOHN BONISLAWSKI, JR.

Homeland Manufacturing Services; President/CEO

John Bonislawski, a central PA native, graduated magna cum laude from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering technology. More...

WILLIAM C. POLACEK

JWF Industries/JWF Defense; CEO

William C. Polacek is the CEO of JWF Industries and JWF Defense in Johnstown. Mr. Polacek also owns JWF Machining, A.I.M. of Baltimore Environmental Tank & Container (ETC), and CFM Air Compressors.  More...

STEPHANIE SCHMIDT

Poole Anderson Construction; President

Stephanie Schmidt is president of Poole Anderson Construction, a 92 year old Central Pennsylvania-based construction company. More...

ANN BENZEL

Benzel’s Bretzel Bakery, Inc.; President

Ann Benzel currently serves as president of Benzel’s Bretzel Bakery, Inc. a fourth generation family business in operation since 1911.  More...

JULIEANNE E. STEINBACHER, ESQUIRE, CELA

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak; Founding Shareholder/Attorney

Julieanne E. More...

JOHN PANNIZZO

Downtown OIP & Grill; Owner

John Pannizzo, a graduate of Penn State, has partnered with family members and/or business associates to purchase and renovate many business properties over the past several years. More...

STEPHEN C. GILDEA, MBA, FACHE

Tyrone Regional Health Network/Tyrone Hospital (TRHN); CEO

Stephen Gildea is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. His educational background includes an MBA and business management degree from St. More...

PHILIP DEVORRIS

Blair Companies; President/CEO

Holder of degrees in operations research, industrial engineering and master's in business administration from Cornell University, Philip has a broad range of technical and business experience. More...

STEVEN P. JOHNSON

Susquehanna Health; President/CEO

Steve Johnson is the president and CEO of Susquehanna Health, a faith- based integrated health system including Divine Providence Hospital, Muncy Valley Hospital, Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital, Susquehanna Health Medical Group and Williamsport More...

STEPHEN A. FOREMAN

M&T Bank; Regional President - Central and Western PA

Steve Foreman is regional president of Central and Western Pennsylvania for M&T Bank. More...

KEVIN CONNELLY

Deane Center for Performing Arts; Executive Director

Kevin Connelly serves as the executive director of the Deane Center for the Performing Arts in Wellsboro. More...

MICHAEL A. FIORE

L.S. Fiore; CFO

Upon graduating from Bishop Guilfoyle High School, Michael attended Pennsylvania State University, majoring in the field of mechanical engineering. He joined Leonard S. Fiore Inc. full time in 1982. More...

JOHN BAKER

McNees, Wallace & Nurick LLC; Member in Charge

John Baker is the Member in Charge of the State College office of McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC. John is a member of the Firm’s Labor and Employment, Healthcare and Litigation Practice Groups. More...

WARREN J. CHOATE

Susquehanna Paper & Sanitary Supply Corp. and Choate Forest Pros; President/Vice president (respectively)

Warren J. More...

MARK POWERS

Penn-Troy Manufacturing, Inc.; President

After high school, Mark Powers studied electrical engineering at Boston University.  He went on to work for a robotic integrator designing and programming the electronics. More...

ANDREW OAKES

Fresh Roasted Coffee LLC; Owner

Andrew Oakes is the owner of Fresh Roasted Coffee LLC, a Selinsgrove- based coffee distribution company which was recently named on Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies.  Oakes has a degree in construction management from Penn Tech. More...

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