JARI Board of Directors

  • Chair – Elmer C. Laslo
    President, 1st Summit Bank
  • 1st Vice Chair -William E. Caldwell
    President/CEO, Conemaugh Health System
  • 2nd Vice Chair – Martin J. Radovanic
    Director-Regional Sales, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Secretary – Robert J. Eyer
    Partner, Wessel & Company
  • Assistant Secretary – Gregory J. Winger
    Sr. Vice President, First National Bank of PA
  • Treasurer – Jeffrey A. Stopko
    CEO, AmeriServ Financial
  • Assistant Treasurer – Dr. Randy L. Frye
    Dean-School of Business, Saint Francis University
  • Tara L. Bosserman
    Director of Operations, Cambria County Association for the Blind & Handicapped
  • Matthew C. Johnson
    General Manager, Martin-Baker America
  • Thomas C. Mishler
  • Adam M. Murphy
    President, Sourceree
  • Amy M. Nielsen
    President, Croyle-Nielsen Therapeutics
  • Craig Saylor
  • David B. Zucco
    Vice President, Kongsberg Protech Systems

JIDC Board of Directors

  • Chair – John R. Boderocco
    Partner, H. F. Lenz Company
  • Vice Chair – Joel C. Valentine, CPA
    President/CEO, Wessel & Company
  • Secretary – Michele A. Bonerigo
    Program Manager, In-Shore Technologies
  • Assistant Secretary – Michele Clapper
    VP of Finance & Economic Development, JARI
  • Assistant Secretary – Joette Watson
    Chief Financial Officer, JARI
  • Treasurer – Kevin M. Volk
    Divisional Vice President, Northwest Bank
  • Michael A. Barletta
    President/CEO, Crown American Associates
  • Robert J. Cabala
    Vice President/Relationship Manager, AmeriServ Financial
  • James T. Huerth
    Vice President-Commercial Lending, AmeriServ Financial
  • Ned Kendall
    External Affairs Manager, First Energy
  • Deborah Krise
    Business Development Officer, Marion Center Bank
  • Michael E. Stevens
    Commercial Lender, Somerset Trust Company
  • Ethan Stewart
    Investment Advisor, Centennial Financial Group
  • Steven G. Zamias, Sr.
    President/CEO, Zamias Services, Inc.

JARI Growth Fund Board of Directors

  • Chair – Steven K. Howsare
    Executive Director, Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission
  • Vice Chair – Rose M. Lucey-Noll
    President/CEO, Wessel & Company
  • Secretary – William P. McKinney
    President, United Way of the Laurel Highlands
  • Treasurer – Russell F. Kiel
    Owner, Kiel Construction
  • Bradley R. Burger
    President/CEO, Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies
  • Frank J. Janakovic
    Executive Director, Alternative Community Resource Program
  • Bishop Joseph D. McGauley
    Senior Pastor, Jefferson Memorial First Born Church of the Living God

JARI Industry Partnerships Co-Chairs

Cambria Business and Education

  • Michele A. Bonerigo
    Program Manager
    In-Shore Technologies, Inc.
  • Carole M. Kakabar
    Ferndale School District

Cambria/Somerset Advanced Manufacturing

  • Lindsey Hilbrecht
    Manager, Human Resources
    North American Hoganas
  • Shawn D. Kaufman
    Director, Human Resources
    Riggs Industries

Cambria/Somerset Healthcare

  • Linda L. Fox
    Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
    Conemaugh Health System

Cambria/Somerset Safety

  • David R. Johnson
    Vice President, Safety Health & Environmental
    North American Hoganas
  • B. Paul Seitz
    Employer Relations Specialist
    PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc./Workplace Health

Defense Business Council

  • Edward J. Sheehan, Jr.
    President/CEO, Concurrent Technologies Corporation
  • Patrick J. Bearjar
    Chief Operations Officer, Wessel & Company
  • David Bjornberg
    Director, Engineering Solutions & Manufacturing, Compass Systems
  • Timothy P. Brown
    Vice President, Enterprise Venture Corporation
  • John R. Boderocco
    President, H. F. Lenz Company
  • Anthony N. Caper
    Site Lead, Leonardo DRS
  • Jennifer Christman
    Senior Vice President, VetAdvisors
  • Wayne C. Davis
    General Manager/Site Director,  Lockheed Martin AeroParts
  • Robert J. Eyer
    Partner, Wessel & Company
  • Jason M. Galiote
    Operations Manager, Kitron
  • Keith Gindlesperger
    Principal, H. F. Lenz Company
  • Adam S. Henger
    Regional Director, Business Development, Maser Consulting
  • Adam S. Henger
    Regional Director, Business Development, Maser Consulting
  • Matthew C. Johnson
    General Manager, Martin-Baker America
  • Shawn Koontz
    Business Development Director, JWF Industries
  • Kim W. Kunkle
    President, Laurel Holdings
  • Robert M. McGowan, Jr.
    President, Mission Critical Solutions
  • Mark E. Mostoller
    Site Lead, Leonardo DRS
  • Adam Murphy
    President, Sourceree
  • Gregory S. Platt
    Vice President-Operations, H&W Global Industries
  • John J. Polacek
    Chief Operating Officer, JWF Defense
  • Carl R. Sax
  • William S. Sipko
    President/CEO, BCL Manufacturing
  • Jeffrey R. Wood
    General Manager, Kongsberg Protech Systems
  • David B. Zucco
    Vice President, Kongsberg Protech Systems