Alvernia Board of Trustees 2020-2021

Officers of the Board           

Michael Fromm
Fromm Electric Supply Corp.
President & CEO


Vice Chair
Gregory J. Shemanski
Custom Processing Services, Inc.
President & Owner


John R. Loyack
Alvernia University President

John McCloskey Jr., DBA
Alvernia University Senior VP and Chief of Staff


University Counsel
Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn

Members of the Board

John M. Arnold, Jr.
PPC Lubricants, Inc. 
Chairman, CEO & Owner


Charles Barbera, M.D. M’01
Reading Hospital - Tower Health 
Vice President, Pre-Hospital & Un-schedule Care


Paula Barrett, CPA
Reinsel Kuntz Lesher, Partner
Business Consulting Services Group


David Beavens '88
Detroit Renewable Energy, LLC
Operating Partner

Ann Borza
Senior Director of Client Services


Sister Marilisa da Silva, OSF
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Congregational Minister

Kevin DeAcosta, CEO '00
Highlands of Wyomissing 
President & CEO


Timothy Dietrich, Esq.
Barley Snyder LLC
Attorney Partner


Michael A. Duff
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.
SVP, Government Relations &
Chief Compliance Officer


Elsayed Elmarzouky
Heidelberg Family Restaurant


John H. Gallen, Jr.
Ethosource and Wyatt Seating
Owner & President


Pat Giles, Community Volunteer
Wyomissing Foundation, Inc. 

Foundation Associate


Sister Madonna Marie Harvath, OSF
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Director of Vocations

Ellen Huyett, Esq.
Attorney (Retired)
Community Volunteer


Sister Antoinette Keiser, OSF '71
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Congregational Councilor


Steven M. Koons, CPA, PMP '05
Cotton & Co., LLP
Managing Partner


Daniel Langdon
East Penn Manufacturing, Inc.
Retired CEO


Rachel A. Maher, DMD '94
Dentistry for Children
Pediatric Dentist


Khalid N. Mumin, Ed.D.
Reading Area School District
Superintendent of Schools


Stephen Najarian
SN Companies


Sister David Ann Niski, '66
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation
Executive Director


Guido M. Pichini
W.S.K. & Assoc.
President & CEO


Jeffrey Rush
Fulton Bank
President - Commercial Markets


Peter Rye
Brentwood Industries, Inc.


Jeanne Savage
Community Volunteer


Ralph Simpson, Jr.
Warfel Construction
President and CEO


Paul Trunk
Berk-Tek, President
Nexans LAN Division North America, Vice President & General Manager


John Weidenhammer
Weidenhammer Systems Corp.


Sister Shaun Kathleen Wilson, OSF '69
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Director, McGlinn Conference Center


C. Thomas Work
Stevens & Lee



Trustee Emeritus

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
James Boscov
Salvatore Cutrona
Jess F. Cwiklinski*
Raymond Dee*
P. Michael Ehlerman
Frank A. Franco, M.D.*
Bernard Fromm
John W. Gruber, M.D.
Carolyn R. and T. Jerome Holleran
Leroy Klein*
Rev. Msgr. Felix A. Losito*
The Hon. Linda K. M. Ludgate '77
The Hon. Thomas McMahon
Janice B. Miller
Carole Neag
Richard Tschiderer*
The Hon. Mary Ann Ullman

John Wanner

Alfred Weber
Chester M. Winters
Robert T. Wright*


The Office of the President Staff


Sherry Shade-Reenock
Executive Administrative Assistant
Francis Hall, Room 212
Phone: 610-796-8203
Cell: 484-987-5393

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 am – 4:00 pm


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