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CPGLCC Announces Keynote for Annual Dinner
January 9, 2017
Harrisburg, PA - The Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce announced today that Dennis Davin, Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development for the Commonwealth, will keynote the chamber's Annual Dinner to be held at the Hershey Country Club on January 26, 2017.
Dennis M. Davin was appointed to serve as Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development in January 2015 by Governor Tom Wolf.
Prior to his appointment, Secretary Davin served for more than a decade as Director of the Allegheny County Department of Economic Development (ACED), where he was responsible for establishing and executing the economic development strategy for Allegheny County. He managed funding from local, state and federal sources to implement economic development activities such as site development, new job creation initiatives, community development, and affordable housing for approximately 1.25 million citizens in 130 municipalities. He also served as Director of the Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority and Executive Director of the Industrial Development Authority, Hospital Development Authority, Higher Education Building Authority, and Residential Finance Authority.
Secretary Davin is a former board member and treasurer of the Allegheny County Airport Authority; a former member of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Partnership, Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, International Economic Development Council, and National Association for Industrial and Office Parks; and a Carnegie Mellon University Center for Economic Development Fellow.
Steven Funk Appointed to CPGLCC Board of Directors
January 2, 2017
Harrisburg, PA - The Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CPGLCC) is pleased to welcome Steven Funk to its Board of Directors. As CPGLCC celebrates its 10th anniversary as the premiere LGBT business organization in the midstate, the organization's impact continues to grow with enhanced programming, events, and engagement with the local community. "Steven brings a unique perspective as a small business owner whose skills and expertise will complement the board and enhance the services we provide", said CPGLCC President and CEO Harry Young. "His voice on the board will undoubtedly poise the chamber for continued and sustainable growth."
Steven Funk is a partner at LeFevre Funk Architects Inc., a full service architectural design firm based in Historic Downtown Lancaster specializing in historic preservation / adaptive re-use, single- and multi-family residential, hospitality, and commercial design. Steve’s work in historic preservation, and his expertise in federal and state historic tax credits, has garnered the firm awards at the local, regional and national levels.
"I am excited to begin my tenure on the CPGLCC Board of Directors and promote diversity and inclusion in business across the Midstate and beyond," Funk said.
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Our chamber is seeking dynamic, driven professionals to serve on our Board of Directors. Board members have the unique ability to promote LGBT business equality in our region and impact economic development through service to our members, Corporate Investors, and Certified LGBT Business Enterprises. If you are interested in serving, or to learn more, please contact Harry Young, President and CEO, at email@example.com.
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