FUNCTION

Engage the private sector, in alignment with economic development, education and community stakeholders, to provide input on strategic issues focused on workforce intelligence, labor market data,targeted industry sectors, high priority training, skills shortages, recruitment strategies, career pathways, regional talent output compared to occupation demand, future workforce needs, resource efficiency, and external threats that impact the workforce. Recommend implementation strategies that build a strong collaborative environment based on private sector labor market demands.

BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

 

Larry Wiersch, Chair
CEO
Cetronia Ambulance Corps

Paul Anthony
Business Manager/Financial Secretary
IBEW375

Stephen Bailey
Principal
Operation Resources, Inc.

Tom Fiorini

Presiident
Westgate Global Logistics

Denise Maiatico
Vice President
Meyer Jabara Hotels of the Lehigh Valley

John Nespoli
President and CEO
Sacred Heart Hospital

James Reilley
President
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 542

Keith Reynolds
President
Reynolds Business Systems

Sharon Scheirer
College Relations/Onboarding/Employee Career Development
St. Luke's University Health Network

Carol Young
Vice President, Personnel
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.


 AD HOC Members

Jan Brna
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute

Donna Conley
Fellowship Community
  
Gwen Herzog
Nestle Purina Pet Care Co.

Lee Hippert
B. Braun Medical Inc.

Meghan Hogan
B. Braun Medical Inc.

Ben Huber
Lehigh Heavy Forge

Ron Jerdon
Jerdon Construction Services

Jane Knepp
Fellowship Community


Mary Frances Mika
B. Braun Medical Inc.
 
Jack Pfunder

Manufacturers Resource Center

Brett Smith
Small Business Development Center

David Schaub
Lehigh Heavy Forge