Joleen Lazecki works full-time for Lockheed Martin Corporation, is a realtor with Homes of NEPA, and is…Learn More
Joleen Lazecki works full-time for Lockheed Martin Corporation, is a realtor with Homes of NEPA, and is a Barre instructor at The Salt Barre. In addition, she is an active community volunteer serving on the Board of Directors for Scranton Civic Ballet Company and an active Paint Pittston Pink committee member. She had also served on the Tomato Festival and 5K race committees for over 20 years. She was also a member of the Pittston Art Walk and the Pittston Arts Council. In addition, she was on the Board of Directors for the Suzuki School of Strings and a Board Member for the Greater Pittston YMCA. She was honored to receive the Greater Pittston YMCA Sam Milazzo volunteer of the year award twice (2005 & 2018). A Pittston native and Pittston Area high school alum, Joleen holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from King’s college. Joleen is a mother of four children T.J., Hannah, Abby, Liam, and one son-in-law.
Harry earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Penn State University, University Park, PA. He also obtained…Learn More
Harry earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Penn State University, University Park, PA. He also obtained a master’s in business administration from the University of Scranton and a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego. He is an Attorney with Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies.
Founder and President of the Fulton Fish Market. The fish market is a co-op comprising approximately 30…Learn More
Founder and President of the Fulton Fish Market. The fish market is a co-op comprising approximately 30 independent fish companies. Each company has its area of expertise; some stands are quite specialized in what they sell, and some sell a little bit of everything. On any given night, you can find fish from every continent worldwide. Fish begin arriving at the market in the evening, and our facility can unload 20 tractor-trailers. The team of unloaders, known by the manifests which stand, are getting what fish and, using forklifts, speedily deliver the goods. Each independent company has a team of workers who break down the pallets, set up the stand according to their fashion, and get ready to sell. Jody Meade is accredited with bringing the FFM into the 21st century. While working at Zagat, Meade started selling oysters to high-end restaurants to make some extra cash. He’d stop by the Fulton Fish Market around 4 in the morning and deliver directly to chefs before his office job started at 9 a.m. By 2010, Meade had built a solid reputation in the industry as a reliable seafood seller.
Mark graduated from Bishop Hoban High School and then furthered his education by graduating from King's College…Learn More
Mark graduated from Bishop Hoban High School and then furthered his education by graduating from King’s College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Has been employed at Catholic Youth Center since 1985, serving as Executive Director since 2010. Board Member and volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, Board Member and classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement of NEPA. Co-owner of Studio Soprano letterpress printing.
Richard D. Drust is the Senior Vice President and Retail Banking Officer of FNCB Bank. Mr. Drust’s…Learn More
Richard D. Drust is the Senior Vice President and Retail Banking Officer of FNCB Bank. Mr. Drust’s responsibilities include overseeing the retail branch network, the marketing unit, treasury services, and the residential mortgage origination team, and he has held the position since February 2014. Richard has over 35 years of banking experience serving in various bank management positions.
He is a graduate of the Institute of Financial Education. He has been active in numerous community organizations and serves on the Wyoming Valley Challenger Baseball and NEPA inclusive board, serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Jordan Fritz is an NEPA native and a proud Luzerne County Community College and Wilkes University graduate,…Learn More
Jordan Fritz is an NEPA native and a proud Luzerne County Community College and Wilkes University graduate, where she earned her B.A. in Communication Studies with concentrations in Journalism and Public Relations. After graduating from Wilkes, she participated in the Disney College Program in Orlando, Florida. She contracted with local entrepreneurs and nonprofits upon returning home, including tecBRIDGE.
She is currently employed by Johnson College as a Student Success Coordinator, planning events and various activities for the students on campus and acting as a primary resource for student assistance. Along with the Coffee Inclusive Board, she is also on the board of the NEPA Networkers, an ambassador and volunteer for Dr. Jen’s Hope Foundation, and an active member of her community.
She spends time with her family and friends in her free time, traveling, cooking, and enjoying the outdoors.
Sandy is a transplant from Erie, PA, residing in NEPA for over 25 years. She is a…Learn More
Sandy is a transplant from Erie, PA, residing in NEPA for over 25 years. She is a graduate of Lock Haven University with a B.S. in Education and certifications to teach both Special Education and Early Childhood Education pre-K-12th grades. Locally, she has worked for the Luzerne Intermediate Unit, the Bear Creek Charter School, and, most recently, the Wyoming Valley Montessori School while raising three children. Before moving to the area, Sandy was a Program Director for the Salvation Army’s Developmental Disabilities Program in Philadelphia, a residential program for persons with disabilities and dual mental health diagnoses, living and working in their communities.
Throughout her position there, Sandy witnessed many challenges that persons with disabilities often have to overcome to become contributing, respected members of their communities. She is excited about the opportunity to continue volunteering and advocating for persons with disabilities in their communities and workplaces. Sandy is as passionate about animal rights as human rights and has fostered and rescued many dogs. She resides in Moosic, PA, with her husband Jay, son Marco, and dogs Ellie, Piper, and Livvy. She also has two daughters, Bella, who attends the University of Pittsburgh, and Ayajan, who resides in Plains, PA, and works for the United States Postal Service.