Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a diverse, professional group committed to the growth and success of our member partners and to the Twin Rivers Chamber of Commerce. Each board member contributes knowledge, expertise and skills to engage the mission and vision of the TRC.

Current Board Members

Officers

President: Jacob Cuthbert

Jacob is a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed. After four years in the
financial services industry with PFS Investments, his passion for financial
planning and financial education compelled him to join Waddell & Reed in
2009. He believes that every person should have a comprehensive financial
plan to help pursue their financial goals. Jacob has long held the belief that the
educated client is his best client and he strives to educate every client about the
strengths and challenges of their financial plan.

Jacob was born and raised in the Mon Valley. He is a 2000 graduate of Belle
Vernon Area High School and went on to graduate from Grove City College with
a Bachelor of Science in Finance in 2004. He holds a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL
PLANNER™ certification from the CFP Board.

Jacob is passionate about leadership and helping others. He has served in
many leadership roles over the years, including current President of the Twin Rivers Chamber of Commerce, Alumni Committee Chair of Leadership Washington County, of which he is also a Class 2011 graduate, and past President of Mon Valley Networking group.

http://www.jcuthbert.wrfa.com/

 

Vice President: Tanya Chaney

Tanya Chaney is an experienced massage therapist with over 15 years of experience. She is a small business owner and committed community advocate. Tanya has served on a variety of boards and committees, both locally and nationally. Tanya is currently serving as the Vice President of the Twin Rivers Chamber of Commerce, Board Director of the Mon Valley Alliance and weekly Health Writer for the Mon Valley Independent newspaper. Tanya enjoys teaching and sharing her love for wellness and healthy living. She spends her free time hanging with her son, Maksim, practicing yoga, gardening and being creative. Phone: 724.328.2834 Website: ChaneysNatural.com

Treasurer: Bernie Zunic

During the past 41+ years Bernie has worked for Equibank, Gallatin Bank, Integra Bank, National City and currently cfsbank as Manager of the Rostraver Office. Bernie has been a board member of the Rostraver Business Association, the Greater Rostraver Chamber of Commerce, and now Twin Rivers Chamber of Commerce for over 20 yrs.

In addition to the position of Treasurer for the TRC, Bernie is also the Chairperson of the Audit/Budget/Finance and Nominating Committee, and has served on August FunFest and Island Beautification Committees. Bernie is the Asst.Secy/Treas for the Rostraver Public Library Board of Trustees and a member of the Endowment Committee. She has been a resident of Rostraver Twp. for over 20 yrs.

Secretary: Deborah Puglia 

Howard Hanna Simon Real Estate Services

Deborah (Debby) Puglia is a full time real estate agent with Howard Hanna Simon Real Estate Services with over fifteen years experience handling residential and commercial properties. Debby works with both buyers and sellers and has earned the designations of New Construction Specialist and Homes of Distinction Agent. During her time with Howard Hanna, Debby has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer, a Listing & Sales Leader, a member of Champion’s Club and several years ago was awarded National Sales Excellence, a designation reserved for the top 5% of agents nationwide.

The former co-owner of a temporary employment agency, Debby understands the struggles of small business owners and the positive impact the TRC can have with businesses. She had been involved with the GRC for a number of years, serving in various Board capacities, including past president.

Debby is a lifelong resident of the Mon Valley, an active member of the Belle Vernon Rotary and serves as a lector at St. Anne’s. She and her husband, Paul, reside in Rostraver, are the proud parents of three adult children and thoroughly enjoy their three grandchildren.

Contact: 412-855-8846 or dpuglia@howardhanna.com

deborahpuglia.howardhanna.com

Board Members

Patrick Alberts

Patrick J. Alberts is the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Monongahela Valley Hospital; specific to Rostraver Township, the health system operates diagnostic imaging services, a cardiac rehabilitation program, an occupational health program, a fitness center in a medically integrated health & wellness center and physician offices at its HealthPLEX facility. Within the organization Mr. Alberts is responsible for hospital-based physician services, patient testing services, education, cancer care and cardiology services and the various property and household departments which support the clinical care services. He has achieved and recertified as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives which is that organization’s most prestigious honor.
Mr. Alberts is a resident of Rostraver Township.
http://www.monvalleyhospital.com/

Walt Bianchi 

Walt is the owner/operator of Tri-County Carpet Cleaning located at 622 Fallowfield Avenue, Charleroi. 

Jennifer Codeluppi
Jennifer Codeluppi is the Owner/Photographer of Snapshot 47 Photos located at 515 McKean Avenue Charleroi. Jennifer has been a professional photographer since 2008. Snapshot 47 Photos specialized in Sports photography and High School Senior Portraits. Jennifer got her photography talents from her father, Wayne E. Ray, who helps with her photography business. Jennifer is also the photographer for the Mon Valley Independent Newspaper.

Jennifer has lived in Fallowfield Township for most of her life. She is married to Daniel Codeluppi and they have two children Madison and Ethan.

Jamie St. Clair Davis

Jamie was born and raised in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania. In 1998 she attended Pittsburgh Beauty Academy and discovered a lifelong passion for instilling women with confidence through beauty.

In February of 2012, with 15 years of experience, she opened Salon Eye Candy on Broad Avenue in Belle Vernon and in 2015 she joined the Greater Rostraver Chamber Board and was recognized as Young Professional of the year.

 Jamie St. Clair Davis is a proud wife, mother and entrepreneur.

Jerry Fronzaglio

Jerry Fronzaglio is the owner of Bill’s Golfland, Inc., and has been involved with the business since 1987. Prior to that, Jerry was employed at the Clairton Mill. Jerry was involved with the Rostraver Business Association since its inception in the early 1980s, and has been a GRC Board Member for the past three years, and now serves with the TRC. Jerry serves on the following committees, Island Beautification Project, Taste of the Town, and Rostraver Christmas Celebration. Jerry lives in Rostraver Township, with his wife Susan, to whom he has been married to for 44 years. They have two children and four grandchildren.

Cathy Glad

A 48 year resident of Rostraver Township and a long-time business owner,
Catherine and her late husband David E. Glad started the specialty advertising business
Image Builders II assisting businesses in marketing and brand awareness. David was a former
member of the Rostraver Business Association. Catherine has served with the chamber since 2015.

She is a graduate of California University with a Master’s Degree in Education and a BASI from the ASI Institute. Cathy developed and taught at Fells Tiny Tot Preschool for 30 years, formerly taught 3rd grade and Special Needs Children, and was an Independent Sales Director for 25 years.

She currently serves on the Patient and Family Advisory Council at Mon Valley Hospital.  

 

 

Joan Rakosky

Owner, All Seasons Travel, with over 39 years of travel experience.
Full service travel agency. Specializing in both the leisure and corporate markets.
Tours, cruise, all-inclusive vacations, groups, specialty travel, incentives, airline tickets, car rental and hotel, all aspects of travel.
We can handle all your travel needs from start to finish, from planning and beyond.

724 483-7989
astravel2@earthlink.net

Lizzette Sterner

Lizzette Sterner is the Branch Manager in the Monessen Office of Community Bank. Lizzette has more than 25 years of banking experience. She specializes in consumer and business account services, along with consumer lending assistance. Lizzette grew up in the District of Columbia, but she has made her home in the Mon Valley since 1992.

Lizzette is a member of the Twin Rivers Chamber of Commerce, she serves on the BVA Charitable Fund committee, she also serves on the Advisory Committee for the City of Monessen. She volunteers her time throughout the Mon Valley including Junior Achievement and attends numerous events during the year.
Lizzette enjoys spending time with her family in Florida and with her son, Coy. She is a fan of the Cleveland Cavaliers and enjoys watching and attending basketball games with her son.

Laura Williams

The Peters Group (now Fayette Legacy partners) in Janney’s Uniontown office
Laura J. Williams, CRPC®
First Vice President / Investments

Laura was raised in the Mon Valley area. She graduated from Waynesburg College with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Laura possesses a designation as a CRPC® (Certified Retirement Planning Counselor™).

Laura entered the financial industry in 1987 and worked with her father, who was with the firm for 35 years. During her career, she has attended many conferences and seminars around the United States. Over the last several years, Laura and her business partner Melody were honored to represent Janney at Barron’s Top Women Advisors Summit. She is a Board member of the Twin Rivers Chamber of Commerce, past member of Lions Club International, and past member and president of Women Entrepreneurs in Business.

Laura worked in Janney’s Mon Valley office until 2010, when she joined The Peters Group (now Fayette Legacy partners) in Janney’s Uniontown office. For information, call 724-425-1022 or visit lawilliams@janney.com