Board Members

Board Members

The Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland (EGC) is a private, non-profit economic development corporation formed in January 2000. The EGC is membership based and governed by a board of directors.

EGCW Board Members


Chad Amond
Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce
Ralph Liberatore
Three Rivers Orthopaedic & Spine Products Inc.
Peter Cooper
Cooper Trading Inc.
Thomas F. McKee, Jr. 
Kennametal Inc.
Bruce Corna
R.B.J. Partners
Jennifer Miele
Diocese of Greensburg
Terry Daughenbaugh
Kalumetals, Inc.
David Mohnkern
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Dr. Mary Finger
Seton Hill University
Pat O’Brien
Community Bank
Lee Frye
Dr. Christine Oldham
Superintendent Ligonier Valley School District
Ronald Frye
Elliott Group
Dr. Gennaro Piraino, Jr. 
Superintendent Franklin Regional School District
Br. Norman Hipps
St. Vincent College
Paul Puleo
First National Bank
Terry Grabiak
First Energy
Jason Rigone
Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation
Joseph M. Hohman
Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County
Robert Ritson
Kevin Jansma
PNC Bank
Jim Sammarone
Citizens Bank
Richard Kacin
Kacin Companies
William Scalise
Scalise Construction
Marcia J. Karasek
Somerset Trust Company
Dr. Sharon Smith
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
William H. Kerr, Ed. D.
Superintendent Norwin School District
Dr. Kevin Snider
Penn State University New Kensington
Ed Kilkeary, Sr.
L.J. Aviation
Edward A. Sobota
TSI Titanium
John Kline
S & T Bank
Dr. Tuesday Stanley
Westmoreland  College
James Kunkel
St. Vincent College SBDC
Jason Yuhas 
First Commonwealth Advisors

Executive Committee

Chairman Bruce Corna
Vice Chairman Joseph Hohman
Secretary Christine Oldham
Treasurer Paul Puleo
Committee Member Kevin Jansma
Committee Member Jennifer Miele
Committee Member Jason Rigone
*President/CEO James L. Smith
*Assistant Secretary Greg Daigle
*Assistant Secretary Tina Petroy


James Conte
Phone: 724-539-3511
Fax: 724-539-3527

McDonald Snyder, P.C.
1004 Ligonier Street
Latrobe, PA  15650


2 N Main Street
Suite 101
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: 724-830-3000