Executive Committee


Ashleigh Walters, President
Onex, Inc.


Bob Zaruta, President/CEO
Northwest Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC)


Harold Simmons, President
EnTech Plastics, Inc.


Charlie Rutkowski, Plant Manager
Industrial Sales & MFG. Inc.

Dave Tullio, President
Custom Engineering



Board Members

Arthur Aiello, Jr., President
St. Mary’s Pressed Metals, Inc.

Richard Carlotti, Chief Technology Officer

Ivor T. Knight, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Penn State Behrend

Robert Michael, PhD, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Gannon University

Debbie Neal, CPA, CFO
Franklin Industries Co.

Carolyn Boser Newhouse, Executive Director
Bradford Area Alliance

John Thigpen, President
Ilsco Extrusions, Inc.

Diana (Peters) Wilkosz, Vice President of Administration
Peter’s Heat Treating, Inc.