Our Sponsors and Partners

For nearly 20 years, TGCC has been leading the tri-state region forward because of the generosity of our members. Thank you for your leadership, your time and for your financial commitment. It is with your support that our role in regional economic development is possible.


ALLEGANY COUNTY, MD

Corporate Council

Peter Bajc, AES Warrior Run
John H. Balch, PharmaCare of Cumberland
Dr. Cynthia Bambara, Allegany College of Maryland
Matthew Brewer, Bennett Brewer & Associates, LLC.
Rick Collins, MBS Keystone
Dr. Eric Davidson, UMCES–Appalachian Laboratory
Skylar Dice, Rocky Gap Casino Resort
Thomas B. Finan, Jr., Private Investor
Dustin Freas, Care Ventures, Inc.
Mark Fulchino, Fundamental Lifetime Care
J. Matthew Gilmore, Geppert, McMullen, Paye & Getty
Jeremy Irons, The Belt Group
Steve Jenkins, Allegany Coal and Land Company
Dr. Bri LaVorgna – Aeon Technologies, LLC
Kim Leonard, Bella, Inc.
Mike Marchini, CBIZ
Dr. Ron Nowaczyk, Frostburg State University
Dr. Jeffrey Poland, Lifetime Eyecare Center
Barry Ronan, UPMC Western Maryland
John Smyth, CBIZ/Smyth & Pyles
David Turnbull, Turnbull, Hoover & Kahl
William Valois, Grow West
Cliff Wendricks, Ironworkers Local Union 568
Roy “Bucky” Whiteman, Progressive Physical Therapy
Stephen C. Wilkinson, Stephen C. Wilkinson, LLC
John Will, Standard Bank
John Yoder, Walter N. Yoder & Sons, Inc.

Associate Member

Jeff Kirk, Allegany College of Maryland

Honorary

Lee Fiedler, former Mayor, City of Cumberland
Colleen T. Peterson, TGCC Executive Dir. (2006-2011)

Leadership Legacy

John Emerick, Retired

Partner in Progress

Jeff Barclay, Allegany County Economic Development
David Cotton, Maryland Department of Planning and ARC
Stuart Czapski, Allegany County Chamber of Commerce
Leanne Mazer, Tri-County Council of Western MD
Juli McCoy, County United Way
Wendolyn McKenzie, HRDC
Matt Miller, Cumberland Economic Development Corporation
Deidra Ritchie, Canal Place Preservation Authority
Leah Shaffer, Community Trust Foundation
Ryan Shaffer, Potomac Highlands Airport Authority
Elizabeth Stahlman, City of Frostburg
Courtney Thomas-Winterberg, Allegany County Department of Social Services

BALTIMORE, MD

Partner in Progress

Pam Ruff, Maryland Economic Development Association
Andrew Sargent, Maryland Department of Commerce

GARRETT COUNTY, MD

Corporate Council

Shawn Bender, Beitzel Corporation
M. Kendall Ludwig, CurlyRed
Bill Meagher, Lakeside Creamery
Dr. Richard Midcap, Garrett College
Phil Rodeheaver, First United Bank & Trust
Frank Vitez, Phenix Technologies

Leadership Legacy

Bill Grant, Retired

Partner in Progress

Nicole Christian, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce
Michael Hough, Garrett County Economic Development
Duane Yoder, Garrett County Community Action Agency

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD

Honorary

Robert Caret, University System of Maryland
Dr. William ‘Brit’ Kirwan, Retired Chancellor, Univ. Sys. of MD

ERIE COUNTY, NY

Partner in Progress

Craig Turner, Continental 1

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

Michael F. Delligatti, M&J Management Corporation

BEDFORD COUNTY, PA

Partner in Progress

Kellie Goodman Shaffer, Bedford County Chamber of Commerce
Bette Slayton, Bedford County Development Association

BLAIRE COUNTY, PA

Area Affiliate

Reynolds Baldwin, L. S. Fiore Construction

CAMBRIA COUNTY, PA

Partner in Progress

Linda Thomson, JARI

FULTON COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

Jim Crowder, FirstEnergy

SOMERSET COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

Angela Svonavec, Heritage Coal and Natural Resources

Area Affiliate

G. Henry Cook, Somerset Trust Company

Partner in Progress

Ron Aldom, Somerset County Chamber of Commerce
Josh Boland, Somerset County Econ. Development Council

WEST MORELAND COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

David Friend, Laurel Renewable Partners, LLC

HARDY COUNTY, WV

Area Affiliate

Charles Terrell, Eastern WV Community & Tech. College

MINERAL COUNTY, WV

Corporate Council

Timi Hadra, IBM
Jerry Brode, Northrop Grumman
Wayne Hatcher, Potomac Valley Hospital
Jennifer Orlikoff, WVU Potomac State College

Leadership Legacy

Terry Stephens, Retired

Partner in Progress

Kevin Clark, Mineral County Development Authority
Randy Crane, Mineral County Chamber of Commerce

PRESTON COUNTY, WV

Corporate Council

Randall Underwood, Clear Mountain Bank


A very special thank you to our North/South Appalachian Highway Partners for their additional financial commitment to this critical program of work:

G. Henry Cook, Somerset Trust Company • Jerry Brode, Northrup Grumman • Kim Leonard, Private Investor • Linda Thomson, President and CEO, JARI Garrett County Government • Allegany County Government • Somerset County Government • Mineral County Government

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