Our Sponsors

For more than 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

John H. Balch, PharmaCare of Cumberland
Dr. Cynthia Bambara, Allegany College of Maryland
Matthew Brewer, Bennett Brewer & Associates, LLC.
Rick Collins, MBS Keystone
Charles “Chip” English, Davis Wright and Tremaine, LLP
Thomas B. Finan, Jr., Private Investor
Dustin Freas, Care Ventures, Inc.
Mark Fulchino, Fundamental Administrative Services
J. Matthew Gilmore, Geppert, McMullen, Paye & Getty
Ardon Hall, Clean Compost
Jeremy Irons, The Belt Group
Steve Jenkins, Allegany Coal and Land Company
Brian Kurtz, Rocky Gap Casino Resort
Kim Leonard, Bella, Inc.
Mike Marchini, CBIZ
Michele Martz, UPMC Western Maryland Health Systems
David Nelson, UMCES, Appalachian Laboratory
Dr. Ron Nowaczyk, Frostburg State University
Matt Ottaviani, AES Warrior Run
Dr. Jeffrey Poland, Lifetime Eyecare Center
Rob Reckart, EAS Regional Council of Carpenters
Rodney Rice, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 307
John Smyth, CBIZ/Smyth & Pyles
David Turnbull, Turnbull, Hoover & Kahl
William Valois, Grow West
Roy “Bucky” Whiteman, Progressive Physical Therapy
Larry Wolfe, Ironworkers Local Union 568
John Yoder, Walter N. Yoder & Sons, Inc.
Katelyn Yoder, M&T Bank

Associate Member

Jeff Kirk, Allegany College of Maryland

Honorary

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
Leanne Mazer, Tri-County Council of Western MD
Juli McCoy, Allegany County Chamber of Commerce
Wendolyn McKenzie, HRDC
Matt Miller, Cumberland Economic Development Corporation
Ray Morriss, Cumberland Mayor
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
Julie Westendorff, Allegany Arts Council

BALTIMORE, MD

Partner in Progress

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

GARRETT COUNTY, MD

Corporate Council

Felicia Bellows, Competitive Power Ventures
Shawn Bender, Beitzel Corporation
Michael Koch, Firefly Farms
Bill Meagher, Lakeside Creamery
Dr. Richard Midcap, Garrett College
Phil Rodeheaver, First United Bank & Trust

Leadership Legacy

Bill Grant, Retired

Partner in Progress

Kim Durst, Garrett County Department of Business
Will Wrobleski, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce
Duane Yoder, Garrett County Community Action Committee

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD

Honorary

Dr. William ‘Brit’ Kirwan, Retired Chancellor, Univ. Sys. of MD

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

CAMBRIA COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

Linda Thomson, JARI

FULTON COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

Dave Kline, FirstEnergy

SOMERSET COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

Daniel Harshberger, Somerset Trust Company
Angela Svonavec, Heritage Coal and Natural Resources

Partner in Progress

Ron Aldom, Somerset County Chamber of Commerce

WEST MORELAND COUNTY, PA

Corporate Council

David Friend, Laurel Renewable Partners, LLC

HARDY COUNTY, WV

Corporate Council

Dr. Tom Striplin, Eastern West Virginia Technical & Community College

MINERAL COUNTY, WV

Corporate Council

Dr. Chris Gilmer, WVU Potomac State College
Timi Hadra, IBM
Bob Hadra, Northrop Grumman

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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