Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce Appoints Seven New Members to Board of Directors

Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce Appoints Seven New Members to Board of Directors

WEST GROVE, PA — The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce recently announced the appointment of seven new members to its Board of Directors. They include David Hughes of ServPro of Kennett Square/Oxford; Jonathan Jordan of Riley Riper Hollin & Colagreco Attorneys at Law; Lisa Long of Nawn & Company, CPAs, Ltd.; Eric Kuhn of Pillar Real Estate Advisors; Michael Moyer of State Farm Insurance; Betsy Niedziejko WSFS; and Larry Welsch of Chester County Food Bank. The appointments are effective January 2019.

“The addition of these talented professionals to the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors continues a tradition of stellar leadership guiding our Chamber,” said SCCCC President & CEO Cheryl Kuhn. “Their varied expertise and vast knowledge of our community and region will serve the Chamber and its growing membership well,” Kuhn said.

David G. Hughes serves as Owner/Operator of SERVPRO of Kennett Square/Oxford. With more than 30 years of experience with SERVPRO, Hughes provides leadership and company direction by implementing a business model that SERVPRO’s franchise community, vendors, and employees embrace to accomplish the company’s mission, goals, and objectives. Hughes began his career in the restaurant industry followed by six years in the insurance industry. In 2007, Hughes was offered a partnership in SERVPRO of Kennett Square/Oxford in Pennsylvania. Today, SERVPRO of Kennett Square/Oxford is a family-owned and operated business and one of only four storm teams that handles disasters including hurricanes, floods, freezes, and wildfires throughout the United States.

Jonathan Jordan is an attorney with Riley Riper Hollin & Colagreco Attorneys at Law. His practice focuses on real estate, lending, and business transactions. He primarily represents developers, investors, institutions, and lenders in the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and transfer of real estate. Jordan has also served on the Board of Directors, The Land Trust for Southern Chester County (2018 to present) and the Board of Directors, Historic Kennett Square (2013 to 2017), and has contributed to more than a dozen real estate law books published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

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Lisa Long owned and operated the accounting practice of LA Long & Associates, PC located in southern Chester County, specializing in business and individual taxation for more than 32 years. In 2017, Long’s firm merged with Nawn and Company, CPAs Ltd, an accounting firm based in Paoli, now with a location in Avondale. Prior to starting her accounting firm in 1986, Long worked as Corporate Accounting Manager of CRC Chemicals. Prior to that, she worked as a staff accountant with Price Waterhouse & Co in Philadelphia. Long previously served on the board of directors of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, and as Chairman in 1992. She also served as the organization’s treasurer for 15 years. In addition, Lisa founded SCCOOT, served as Chairman and on the board, as well as chairman of both the Jennersville YMCA and the Mushroom Festival.

Eric Kuhn is Managing Partner of Pillar Real Estate Advisors, where he has used his extensive background in commercial real estate development, acquisitions, landlord representation, and leasing to help grow the company to be one of the region’s top commercial real estate brokerage firms. Kuhn serves on the Chester County Board of Advisors for The Bryn Mawr Trust Company is active in the community through his involvement in Rotary Club, The Community Warehouse Project, Safe Harbor, and Good Works.

Michael Moyer has been an associate with State Farm Insurance for 33 years. He started his State Farm career in Wescosville, PA as a Claim Representative. Prior to becoming an agent in Kennett Square in 2005, he held the positions of Claim Supervisor, Claim Superintendent, Agency Field Consultant, and Agency Field Executive. He also spent two years attached to the PA Region Executive Office in a Management Planning and Information role and was a Project Manager for the new agency software platform and Y2K solution. Moyer was ranked #1 in the Northeast USA and #7 in the company as a new agent. Moyer has served as Treasurer and a Director of the Kennett Area Senior Center Board, the community board of The Garage, and is a member of the Rotary Club at Longwood. He has been an Adjunct Professor at the Delaware County Community College since 2016.

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Betsy Niedziejko joined WSFS Bank in December 2018 as SVP Commercial Relationship Manager and has 16 years of banking experience. She is responsible for business development and providing business owners with financial solutions to meet their needs in the surrounding Chester County market. Niedziejko is active in the community and serves as Chair of Chester County Salute to Women of Achievement (March of Dimes), and Board Member of Seedcopa. She previously served as Board Member for the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry (CCCBI), chair of the Women Influencing Business Committee for CCCBI and Board Member for the Chester County Bar Foundation

Larry Welsch is Executive Director of the Chester County Food Bank. He has more than 30 years of experience in managing the delivery, warehousing, and distribution of food, especially within a Food Bank environment. Prior to joining the Chester County Food Bank, Larry worked as Program Manager for five years for Chester County Cares, managing the distribution of food to 150 non-profit organizations in Chester County and helped developed and supervise the Gleaning program, which provided low-income individuals and families with fresh produce. He also worked for 28 years as General Manager of Patriot Food Service, supervising employees and managing the purchase, warehousing, and delivery of food to agencies and school districts throughout Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, and New Jersey. In 2005 he co-developed the county’s first Mobile Food Pantry and in 2010 he was appointed by Governor Rendell to the State’s Emergency Food Assistance Advisory Council. He is a member of the Chester County Agricultural Development Council and in 2011 was the recipient of the Andrew E. Dinniman Humanitarian Award.

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The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, the region’s leading business member organization, is dedicated to the growth and development of its members by providing opportunities to connect businesses and support sustainable economic development. Founded in 1929 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the Chamber’s nearly 500-member businesses consist of influential business leaders and professionals, not-for-profits, institutions, legislative leaders, and more. The Chamber hosts more than 70 events and programs each year in the Southern Chester County region. To join or learn more about the Chamber, visit www.scccc.com.

Source: Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce

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