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WESTERN VIEW Annual Dinner November 15th

Western View is a publication of the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce Our Mission is to connect our members to new ideas, resources, and relationships to acheive their goals. Our Vision is for a thriving region that is well connected, innovative and accessible for community and business growth. Our Goals are to promote the chamber as the leading resource for businesses and organizations in our community, to build regional cooperation to strengthen business retention, growth and revitalization, and to enhance value for members through education and events.

Donna Steltz | Executive Director Donna@westernchestercounty.com Rachel Cathell | Communications Coordinator Rachel@westernchestercounty.com 50 South 1st Avenue Coatesville, PA 19320 610-384-9550 | Chamber@westernchestercounty.com Westernchestercounty.com | Chescowest.com Donna McCorkle | President | CBIZ, Inc. Karl Klingmann II | President Elect | Penn Rise Advisors Alissa Griffith | Vice President | Quik-Stop Pharmacy Bill Shaw | Treasurer | Life Transforming Ministries Mike Guyer | Past President | Mid Penn Bank

Cory Amman | Courtyard by Marriott Bernie Beegle | Advanced Geo Services Chuck DiLabbio | Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Deborah Ellis | Highspire Hills Farm Matt Gorham | The Gorham Group Real Estate Sonia Huntzinger | Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance Robbyn Kehoe | Atglen Library Lisa McNamara | Octorara Area School District Mark Milanese | Milanese Remodeling Janet Petsko | Image Ink Mark Reyngoudt | Brandywine Hospital Susan Salvo | Art & Architecture Tony Scalies | Honey Brook Pharmacy Gwen Smoker | Citadel Anthony Verwey, Esq. | Gawthrop Greenwood, P.C. Greg Vietri | Vietri Electrical, Inc. Jill Whitcomb | Brandywine Health Foundation

The Bridge Academy and Community Center Jordan Crans | (610) 466-9505 www.thebridgeacademy.org 570 Olive Street Coatesville, PA 19320 A non-profit organization which creates a safe and loving environment that demonstrates God’s love in a relational way to equip youth and families with the tools necessary for academic achievement, life skills, creative expression, spiritual growth and leadership.

Law Office of Robin J. Gray Robin Gray, Esq. | (484) 769-5855 www.robinjgraylaw.com 66 Winged Foot Drive Reading, PA 19607 A full service law firm focusing on family law, estate planning and administration, personal and business based immigration and general litigation.

The Protection Bureau Christine Pezzi | (610) 903-4900 www.protectionbureau.com 197 Philips Road Exton, PA 19341 A leading electronic security systems integrator with its own Central Station. Install and service the following systems: access control, fire, intercom, intrusion, video security, mass notification.

West Nantmeal Deborah Kolpack | (610) 286-9722 www.westnantmeal.com 455 N Manor Rd Elverson, PA 19520 West Nantmeal Township is a rural community situated in the northwest section of Chester County, PA.

Greater Deliverance Development Outreach Stephanie Duncan | (610) 384-4429 800 South First Avenue Coatesville, PA 19320 A non-profit organization providing services to youth and families in order for them to achieve a better quality of life. Youth are provided with homework assistance, meals and positive social interaction.

Witmer Public Safety Group James Witmer | (484) 288-6405 www.wpsginc.com 104 Independence Way Coatesville, PA 19320 A distributor of Public Safety Equipment focused on firefighters, law enforcement, and emergency medical services.

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Coatesville Area School District | Dr. Cathy Taschner


Coatesville Moose Lodge | Jeff Ellis High Associates | Brian Davison John Rock Inc. | Bil MacCauley Knies Insurance Group | Greg Knies Tel Hai Retirement Community | David Shenk The Wright Agency | Jonathan Wright


Advanced GeoServices Corporation | Bernie Beegle Brite Realty Services | Thomas Taylor, Esq. Gawthrop Greenwood | Anthony Verwey, Esq. Hydraterra Professionals | Joe Boldaz Lamb Beverage | Michael McGinley

Angel Grapevine | Joan Allen Atglen Library | Robbyn Kehoe Beacon Financial Group | Cathy Jackson Blue Cord Property Care | Bradley Fink Carosella & Associates, PC | Vincent Carosella, Esq. Chester County 2020 | William Stevens Inland Design | Chuck Dobson Keystone Valley Fire Department | Kystine Sipple Law Office of Jayne Garver | Jayne Garver, Esq. Millview Apartment Homes | Melissa Gatto Moore Music | Pam Moore Moccasin Run Golf Club | Curtis King The Golf Zone | George McNamara Parkesburg Library | Kathleen Hood Rainbow Washhouse | Steve Dovidio The Huston Foundation | Charles Lukens Huston III Valley Creek Productions | Justin Chan Uticom Systems | Paul Keeler Whitford Insurance Network | Bob Ward


The Joseph G. Filoromo, Jr. Community Service Award recognizes an individual that has displayed unwavering commitment in our community. The honoree must be dedicated, optimistic, and a creative and contributing leader. This year the Chamber has selected Tom Tracy for the Filoromo Award. Tom Tracy serves on the Honey Brook Community Partnership steering committee and was responsible for bringing the carnival to Honey Brook this year in coordination with Harmony Days. Tom is an active member of the St. Peterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s KOC, on the board of Brandywine Hospital-Tower Health, a past board member of the Honey Brook Food Pantry and an active volunteer at Tel Hai Retirement Community.

Please join us in honoring Tom for his continued community service.

Cory Amman is the Director of Sales for the Courtyard by Marriott in Coatesville. In his role Cory is responsible for the total sales efforts for the hotel, as well as supervising sales related personnel and implementing sales and marketing strategies to maximize profits while also maintaining guest satisfaction. Amman joined the Marriott team with more than 15 years of hospitality and food and beverage experience. His prior roles include Food and Beverage Director at Willow Valley Resort & Conference Center located in Lancaster, PA, and General Manager and Director of Sales at the Cork Factory Hotel in Lancaster. Most recently Amman was the Customer Development Specialist for Gordon Food Service.

Mark Reyngoudt is Tower Health, Brandywine Hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new Chief Financial Officer. Mark came to Brandywine Hospital from UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle where he most recently served as CFO. He has held financial leadership roles at health systems in Connecticut, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida. He has an MBA from University of Texas in Tyler. Mark will bring insight to the board in regards to the health care sector and has enjoyed participating in multiple Chamber of Commerceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in his past positions.

Deborah Ellis operates Highspire Hills Farm in Glenmoore, a family owned and operated business that produces more than 3,000 dozen eggs a month for local restaurants; including Kimberton Whole Foods Markets. Deb is a longtime participant as a mobile AG education science lab coordinator and a Farm Bureau Board Member. She received the 2017 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award from the Board of Chester County Commissioners and the Chester County Agricultural Development Council. For the WCCCC Board, Deb will provide her extensive knowledge of agriculture to assist the Chamber in servicing our AG members.


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