POSITION: President, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College since 2011. HACC is Pennsylvania’s largest and oldest community college with five campuses and online learning offerings.
PREVIOUS: “Ski” served as president of Mt. Hood Community College (OR); president of Lord Fairfax Community College (VA); vice chancellor for workforce development and continuing education, Virginia Community College System; dean of workforce development at College of DuPage where he also taught business classes; senior corporate trainer for A.B. Dick Company; corporate trainer for Wang Laboratories; elementary and high school teacher, Sacred Heart Academy (IL).
AFFILIATIONS: “Ski” serves on the board of the Broad Street Community Market, Goodwill of Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg (PA) Regional Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges and the Pennsylvania’s Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act Board. “Ski” is a member of the Central Pennsylvania’s Strategic Early Warning Network, PA Governor’s Advisory Committee for Workforce and Education, Harrisburg Bicycle Club and Pennsylvania Tuition Account Program (TAP) Advisory Committee.
EDUCATION: Ed.D., Adult and Continuing Education & Higher Education Leadership, Northern Illinois University; M.B.A., Marketing, Aurora University (IL); M.S., Management, Aurora University; B.A., Philosophy, St. Alphonsus College (CT); management and leadership certificates, Harvard University and University of Virginia.
OTHER: Publication submissions, presentations and awards on/for continuing education, diversity, inclusion and equity, fund-raising, leadership, trustee relations and workforce development.