Board of Directors


Chairman – Steve Barrouk
City Brokers, LLC

Vice Chairman – Ted Wampole
Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

Secretary – James Casey
Crossing Over

Executive Director – Larry Newman


Charles Barber
The Luzerne Foundation

Steve Barrouk
City Brokers, LLC

Jim Bell
James A. Bell, R.A.

Ruth Borland, Esq.
Borland & Borland

Tony Brooks
Wilkes-Barre City Council

Mayor George Brown
City of Wilkes-Barre

Jerome Campbell
Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic

Steve Daniloff
WBRE-TV/Nexstar Broadasting

Gus Genetti
Genetti Best Western Hotel & Conference Center

Beth Gilbert
Wilkes-Barre City Council

Elizabeth Graham
Riggs Asset Management

Mark Grochocki
Office of Pennsylvania State Senator John T. Yudichak

Erica Guarnieri
Luzerne County Community College

Frank Hoegen, Esq.
Hoegen & Associates

Larry Holeva
Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice

Angel Jirau
Angel Jirau Consulting Company

David Jolley
Geisinger Health Systems

Bill Jones
United Way of Wyoming Valley

Dr. Dale Jones
Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Rabbi Larry Kaplan
Temple Israel

John Maday
Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association

John Malta
Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance Company

Ken Marquis
Marquis Art & Frame

Joe Matteo
The Frederick Stegmaier Mansion

Jack McNulty
Office of State Representative Eddie Day Pashinski

Susan McHugh
Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association

Robert Morgan
Office of Congressman Matt Cartwright

Mike Murray
The Times Leader

Teri Ooms
The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development

Patricia Parks
Downtown Residents Association

Patrice Persico
King’s College

Brian Rinker
Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Anne Rodella
F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts

Wico Van Genderen
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business & Industry

Ted Wampole
Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

Michael Wood
Wilkes University

Reverend Bob Zanicky
First Presbyterian Church