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Danene Sorace

Danene Sorace Mayor City of Lancaster As mayor, her duty is to serve the City of Lancaster. Sorace has been in the position of mayor for three years. She is Lancaster’s 43rd mayor, and the second woman to serve in the position. Prior to her election as mayor, she served for three years on Lancaster City council. She is proud ...

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Margee M. Ensign

Margee M. Ensign President Dickinson College Ensign became Dickinson’s 29th president on July 1, 2017. Prior to Dickinson she served for seven years as president of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), a young, private university in Yola, Nigeria based on the U.S. model of university education. There, she oversaw the building of the university’s sustainable campus, the creation of ...

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Eugene Draganosky

Eugene Draganosky President & CEO York Traditions Bank Draganosky provides leadership for the bank’s strategic, operational, and financial activities. He works closely with the board of directors and executive team to accomplish the bank’s goals and objectives for employee engagement, client experiences, shareholder value, community support, and risk management. “It is a true privilege to serve our many stakeholders,” he ...

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Kyle C. Snyder

Kyle C. Snyder Senior vice president and COO Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center As senior vice president and chief operating officer of Holy Spirit Medical Center, he is responsible for its daily operations, managing and developing staff, and ensuring high quality care and strong fiscal operations. Snyder joined Penn State Health system with the November 1, 2020 transfer ...

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Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith General Manager Alexander Building Construction Co. As general manager of the company’s Harrisburg office, Smith has oversight of the office’s daily function and financial responsibilities. He also provides executive management oversight and leadership through all phases of work and is responsible for ensuring overall project and corporate success and customer satisfaction. He was named to the position in ...

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David Dix

David Dix Co-founder & CEO Luminous Strategies Dix leads the strategic visioning as well as the day-to-day operations of the firm’s government relations division. At both the state and federal level, he manages client needs by advising corporate, non-profit, educational and governmental stakeholders how to navigate the political and legislative process. He strives daily to develop innovative approaches to civic ...

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Heyward Donigan

Heyward Donigan CEO Rite Aid Corporation Donigan joined Rite Aid as CEO in September 2019. Previously she served as president and CEO of Sapphire Digital (formerly Vitals), which provides consumers, health plans and providers with a full suite of tools, including provider selection/provider reviews and cost calculators. enabling consumers to make smart health decisions. Before that she was president and ...

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Robert Simpson

Robert Simpson CEO Crispus Attucks Association of York In addition to providing vision and guidance for staff and ensuring positive relationships and collaborations within the community, Simpson is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and developing programs to address the root issues in York City. He has been in his position with Crispus Attucks for 41 years. “Over the past ...

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Frank Dittenhafer II

Frank Dittenhafer II President Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects As president of Murphy & Dittenhafer, he is responsible for the design and management of the firm’s projects focused on adaptive reuse, historic preservation, higher education, housing, faith-based structures, interiors and planning. Under Dittenhafer’s leadership, the firm’s design excellence has been recognized every year since 1993 by American Institute of Architects chapters ...

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Jay Sidhu

Jay Sidhu Chairman and CEO Customers Bancorp, Inc. His duties include overall executive leadership of the bank holding company and its subsidiaries. He has been with the position with Customers Bancorp since the formation of the bank in 2009. Sidhu is proud of building financial institutions that serve hard-working Americans and the small businesses which they own, operate, and grow. ...

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Mark X. DiSanto

Mark X. DiSanto CEO Triple Crown Corp Inc. Triple Crown Corp. is a builder, land developer and property management company. It was founded in 1977 by Alex DiSanto, who later sold the company to his sons John and Mark. As CEO, Mark DiSanto is responsible for acquisitions and community approvals to achieve the company’s vision of expanding its markets as ...

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Dennis Davin

Dennis Davin Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development As Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary, Davin leads the commonwealth’s efforts to support business growth, strengthen the workforce, and revitalize communities across Pennsylvania. He oversees DCED’s $1.6 billion investment in community and economic development projects since 2015, serving nearly 13 million Pennsylvanians. He also serves as chairman ...

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Mike Shirk

Mike Shirk CEO High Companies As CEO, Shirk’s duties are strengthening the family of 11 companies, serving a great team of coworkers, and making a positive impact in our communities. He has been in the position for six years. “I am extremely proud of the agility and grit shown by the High team in tackling the 2020 COVID challenges. Every ...

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Joy Daniels

Joy Daniels Broker/Owner Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, LTD. In her position, she is a listing specialist who works with sellers to achieve their specific real estate goals while helping them to understand their home’s value and the current local market. She negotiates contracts and contingencies, including inspections, financing and appraisal issues. Daniels is also involved with video blogging, marketing, ...

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Todd Shamash

Todd Shamash President & CEO Capital BlueCross He oversees all major facets of Capital BlueCross’ business operations, including overall performance, diversification strategy, subsidiary governance, finance, risk exposure, strategic partnerships, and growth. Shamash’s overarching responsibility is to ensure Capital BlueCross’ place as a leading health plan in one of the country’s most competitive healthcare environments. Shamash has been with Capital BlueCross ...

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