Ira Tauber of Triose is Alvernia's 2021 Executive in Residence

TRIOSE, Inc. President Ira Tauber named university’s Executive in Residence


Alvernia partners with TRIOSE, Inc. to provide experiential learning opportunities for the university’s students. The university also named President Ira Tauber as the O’Pake Institute for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship’s Executive in Residence for the 2021-22 academic year.


Tauber, along with other TRIOSE executives will conduct classroom lectures, hold interactive lunch and learn sessions and expose students to on-site opportunities to showcase practical application of job requirements and skill sets.


“Engagement between Alvernia students and business leaders in our greater community is essential to our experiential learning based education model,” said Alvernia Senior Vice President and Provost Glynis Fitzgerald. “We are grateful for the generosity of Ira and the other TRIOSE executives to provide life-changing experiential learning opportunities for our students.”


The dynamic program, now in its seventh year, allows students to gain valuable insight into real-world experiences directly from regional industry executives. Students also learn about the specific skills that leaders are looking for in college graduates, various leadership styles and real-life professional scenarios.


Tauber has over 35 years of experience in supply chain management including third-party logistics, engineering, operations and business development. Before joining TRIOSE, Tauber served in various executive leadership roles with third-party logistics organizations including New Breed, Penske Logistics and Leaseway Transportation. He has also held several supply chain operation positions with Johnson & Johnson. The partnership with Alvernia is an extension of the firm’s commitment to its Give 5 Community Impact Program.


“TRIOSE is dedicated to giving back to the local communities we serve. We are deeply grateful for the opportunity to partner with Alvernia University – an organization that shares in our mission and vision of making a difference,” said Tauber. “I am honored to be recognized as the Executive in Residence for the 2021-22 academic year and am looking forward to sharing my experiences with the graduating class of 2022."


Past Executives-in-Residence include Paula Barrett, RKL, LLP. Partner, John Adams, Berks County district attorney and president of the Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Institute; Paul Cohn, chief client experience officer and team leader relationship manager with Clermont Wealth Strategies; Tracy Davidson, morning news anchor for NBC10 in Philadelphia; Kenda Creasy Dean, published author and co-founder and lead permissionary of Ministry Incubators; Steve Gerhard, superintendent of Governor Mifflin School District; Brittany Sweeney, news reporter for PBS39 News Tonight; Chris Pruitt, CEO of East Penn Manufacturing; Andrea Funk, former CEO of Cambridge-Lee; Scott Gruber, CEO of Tompkins Financial; and Carl Anderson, general partner of Cannondale Partners LLP.