Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles: 41-60
With the alumni Board of Trustees campaigns in full swing, Onward State will be releasing short profiles of each candidate. Each profile will include a very brief bio with links to their mission statement, website, Facebook page, and Twitter if available.
Today, during the third installment of our four-part series, we look at candidates 41-60 (in ballot order):
41. David A. Dell –
Dell is a 1976 Agriculture Graduate. He now serves as Director of Marketing for Lebanon Turf in Strasburg, Pa. He previously led business segments for New Holland, a global agricultural machinery company, which produced over $1 billion in revenue. Dell was elected to the Penn State Alumni Council in 2011.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: David A. Dell
42. Russell T. Larson –
Larson is a 1972 graduate who obtained a graduate degree in liberal arts in 1974. He is now the Controller General for the state of Delaware in Dover. Larson was born and raised in the town of State College, with Penn State forever being a big part of his life. His father was previously the university’s Dean of Agriculture and later Provost. In 1996, Larson was elected as Chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Russell T. Larson
43. Jonathan Mills –
Mills earned a B.S. in Recreation and Parks in 1986. As a student, he was a member of the THON overall committee and Theta Delta Chi. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy. Mills is the General Manager/COO of Allied Convention Service. His family lives in Orlando, FL. Mills has continued his involvement with the university through philanthropic work and investor recruiting in recent years.
44. Gregory S. “Sandy” Sanderson –
Sanderson, a 2000 graduate, received mechanical engineering and business logistics degrees. He played baseball as a student. Sanderson is now the President and CEO of CollClubSports, which is the national governing body for collegiate club baseball, softball, football, and track and field. He currently resides in Pittsburgh, PA.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Gregory Sanderson
45. Rudolph K. “Rudy” Glocker –
Glocker received a liberal arts degree in 1991, and earned a master’s two year later. As an undergraduate, Glocker played under Joe Paterno. During his time at Penn State. he served as president of the Student Athlete Advisory Board. He went on to become president of the Graduate Student Association from 1992-1993. Glockner served as a vice president at Goldman Sachs, and is now the owner and managing partner of Pediped Footwear. He lives in Henderson, NV.
46. Richard L. Marshall –
Richard Marshall graduated in 1992 with a degree in Economics. Marshall is Vice President and co-head of the Global Reference Data Infrastructure Team at AllianceBernstein, a company located in New York City. He currently lives in Mount Kisco, N.Y.
47. Lisa W. Witzig –
Witzig graduated in 1979 with a Liberal Arts degree. At Penn State, she was a sister of Kappa Delta, and performed in the chorus. She went on to receive graduate degrees at Georgetown, Maryland, George Washington, and Capella. Witzig is the CEO of Ideen, LLC, and lives in Denver, CO. Witzig had worked for various agencies of the Intelligence Community. She is also on the Virginia Opera Board of Directors.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Lisa Witzig
48. Paul J. Malaspina –
Malaspina graduated from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences in 1977, and earned a master’s degree three years later. He is a surgical specialist for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Malaspina has served on several medical boards. He lives in Erie, PA.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Paul Malaspina
49. Henry B. Swoope V –
Swoope is a Liberal Arts alumnus from the class of 1996. He is a member of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity, serving as President in 1995-1996. Swoope is the Vice President of Business Banking at Burke and Herbert Bank. He lives in Alexandria, VA.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Henry Swoope
50. Scott O. Fozard –
Fozard received a business degree in 1989. He is a certified public accountant and has over 20 years of experience in the field. He currently lives in State College, PA.
51. Michael J. Carroll –
Carroll graduated from Penn State in 2004, and received a degree in architectural engineering. He was the president of the West Halls Residence Association. He also participated in THON as a morale captain. Carrol currently works as an engineer at Black and Veatch in Arlington, VA. He was the president of the Washington, DC Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association from 2009-2011.
52. Barbara L. Doran –
Doran, a 1975 graduate, majored in creative writing. She participated in three varsity sports (basketball, field-hockey, and lacrosse). She covered women’s sports for the Daily Collegian. Doran later attended Harvard Business School. She is now a private wealth manager at Morgan Stanley. She resides in New York City.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Barbara Doran
53. Thomas J. Day Jr. –
Day graduated in 1988. He received a business degree. In 2000, Tom was elected to the Board of Directors of the Ohio Valley Industrial and Business Development Corporation, where he served for 3 years. He is now the CEO of West Point Products, a company that employs over 550 people. He currently lives in Washington, PA.
54. Ben Novak –
Ben Novak completed his undergraduate education in 1965. As his time as a student, Ben served as student body president and became a member of organizations such as TKE, Parmi Nous, and Lion’s Paw. He previously served on Board of Trustees from 88-2000.
55. George T. Henning Jr. –
Henning received a B.A. from the College of the Liberal Arts in 1963, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1965. At Penn State, he was the president of the Men’s Residence Council. He is a member of Lion’s Paw and Skull & Bones. Alumni first elected Henning to the Board of Trustees in 2004, and again in 2007. He is an Honorary Lion Ambassador. Henning is the interim CEO, CFO and president of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. Henning resides in State College.
56. Jeffrey A. Krisciunas –
Krisciunas received a B.S. in Accounting in 1994. He then earned an Executive MBA from Penn State in 2011. He was a brother of Phi Gamma Nu. He danced in THON his senior year and later served as president of the Dance Marathon Alumni Interest Group. Krisciunas served as the CFO of Merit Industries and founded Lion’s Share Ltd. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Jeffrey Krisciunas
57. Seth T. Walizer –
Seth Walizer graduated from the College of Health and Human Development in 2000. He is now President and CEO of the Walizer Agency State Farm Insurance Company. Walizer currently lives in Fleetwood, Pa.
Extended Bio and Mission Statement: Seth Walizer
58. Joseph C. Korsak –
In 1971, Korsak graduated from Penn State with a history degree. He was a brother of Phi Kappa Psi. He received a J.D. from the University of Toledom and an LL.M. from Temple. He is an attorney of labor and employment. He resides in York, PA.
59. Anthony P. Lubrano –
Lubrano received an accounting degree in 1982. In 1989 he founded A.P Lubrano & Co., Inc., a financial services & wealth management firm specializing in group retirement and estate planning. While serving as President, his firm has grown to include 10,000 clients in 48 states, as well as over $400 million in assets. He played baseball while at PSU and donated a large sum to open Medlar Field and Lubrano Park.
60. Marlene “Myke” Atwater Triebold –
Triebold received degrees at Penn State in 1972 (B.S.) and 1982 (A.T.,C). She worked as an athletic trainer for softball, gymnastics, and track & field teams. Triebold currently resides in Destin, Fla.
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