Journal names top business people

Numerous people from the Mirror coverage area are included in the 2016 edition of Pennsylvania Busi­ness Central’s Top 100 people in business and economic development. They are:

Bedford County

Gregory F. Krug, president, Lampire Biological Laboratories Inc., Everett.

Blair County

Debra Dellaposta, president/CEO, Doing Better Business Inc., Altoona; Michael A. Fiore, president/CEO, Leonard S. Fiore Inc., Altoona; Mark Barn­hart, owner/CEO, NPC Inc., Claysburg; Thomas W. Orr, manager, Young, Oakes, Brown and Co. PC, Altoona; Michael Grimm, president/CEO, American Eagle Paper Mills, Tyrone; George L. Sidney Jr., president/ CEO, McLanahan Corp., Hollidaysburg; Nino Vella, president/CEO, New Pig Corp., Tipton; Joe DelGrosso, president, DelGrosso Foods, Tipton; Jane Sheffield, executive director, Allegheny Ridge Corp., Altoona; Matt Paonessa, founder/CEO, JMG Services, Hollidays­burg; Stephen McKnight, president/CEO, Altoona-Blair County Development Corp.; Jerry Murray, president, UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial; Ann Benzel, president, Benzel’s Bretzel Bakery Inc., Altoona.

Cambria County

Randy L. Frye, founding dean of the School of Busi­ness, Saint Francis Univer­sity; Barry Surma, director, Saint Francis University Small Business Develop­ment Center; Robert J. Eyer, president, Wessel & Co., Johns­town; Elmer C. Laslo, president/CEO, 1st Summit Bank, Johnstown; Thomas P. Foley, president, Mount Aloysius College, Cresson; Frederick E. Raco Jr., president/CEO, RNDT Inc., Johnstown; Edward J. Sheehan Jr., president/CEO, Concurrent Tech­nol­ogies, Johnstown; Jem Specter, president, Uni­ver­sity of Pittsburgh at Johns­­town; Jennifer A. Rose­man, chief/EVP, military and veteran programs, VetAdvisor/Three Wire Systems LLC, Ebensburg; William Polacek, CEO, JWF Industries, Johnstown.

Centre County

Adam Houseknecht, president, Best Line Equip­ment, State College; Rose Cam­eron, director of innovation strategy, Penn State Uni­versity; Bellamarie Bregar, executive director, Acres Pro­ject, State College; Edward Tubbs, director of operations, Hos­pitality Asset Management Co. Inc., State College; Susan Hart­man, CEO, HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilita­tion Hospital, State College; Elizabeth A. Dupuis, attorney/shareholder, Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir PC, State College; Ethan Wendle, president/ CEO, Diamondback Truck Covers, Philipsburg; Judy Loy, CEO and adviser, Nestlerode and Loy Inc., State College; Joel Myers, founder/chairman/president, AccuWeather, State College; Bob Selfridge, founder/CEO, TMMData, Philipsburg; Scott Woods, president, West Arete, State College; Neil Sharkey, vice president of research, Penn State University; Bryan Wolcott, head coach, Restek Corp., Bellefonte.

Huntingdon County

Steven C. Sliver, president/CEO, Mutual Benefit Group, Huntingdon; Denny Cisney Jr., president/co-owner, Cisney & O’Donnell Builders and Remodelers, Huntingdon; Christine Gildea, director of marketing and community relations, J.C. Blair Health System, Huntingdon; James A. Troha, president, Juniata College, Hunting­don; and George Sample, president/CEO, Sample News Group, Huntingdon.


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