SAMA appoints Sincak, Wall as trustees

LORETTO – The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art announced the additions of Barbara Sincak and Michael D. Wall to its board of trustees.

Sincak of Holsopple is owner of Treasures of the Earth, Ltd. Founded in 1988 by Sincak and her late husband, Michael, the business specializes in minerals, real and replicated fossils and skeletons, jewelry, cultural artifacts and carvings and statues from around the world.

Sincak has traveled internationally and has a wealth of experience with art and artifacts of numerous cultures. The Sincaks’ donations to Mercyhurst College yielded the Sincak Natural History Collection, an educational resource for students and the public.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania also has received donations by Sincak, including a megalodon shark jaw replica.

Sincak is a member of several paleontology, gem and mineral societies and has been actively involved in several SAMA Galas, serving on the Leadership Circle for this summer’s event.

Wall of Duncansville is president and founder of Wall Financial Group, Inc.; Retire Well, LLC; and Wall Lassiter & Company, P.A. All three companies have the goal of protecting, growing and implementing advanced tax planning for the clients they serve.

Wall hosts the weekly “Wealth and Health” radio show, heard on a variety of stations throughout the country and internationally through He is a guest speaker on subjects such as protecting and growing wealth in any economy, and is co-author of the book, “Tax Breaks of the Rich and Famous.”

He has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg and BNN, has advised columnists for many leading publications and has been in Forbes magazine under the “Financial Leaders” section.

Wall sits on the advisory board for Life Action in Michigan and is chair of the Blair County March of Dimes. He and his wife, Samantha, have four children.

“We are pleased that Barbara Sincak and Michael Wall have joined our leadership team,” said SAMA executive director G. Gary Moyer. “Fellow board members and the museum staff look forward to working with them to address the challenges we face and to capitalize on the opportunities that are ahead. Sincak and Wall bring a combination of business savvy, community involvement and an interest in the arts that will serve them well as trustees. We are fortunate to have talented individuals like Barbara Sincak and Michael Wall leading the museum and helping us to establish a legacy for the people of this region.”