Board & Staff
Board of Directors
John Martin ‘13, Board Chair Pillar+Aught
Scott Coburn ‘17, Incoming Chair PA Association of Township Supervisors
David Metz, Past Chair Morgan Stanley
- David is a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley. He is currently serving as a board member for the Todd Baird Lindsey Foundation, and the YMCA, and board president at CALC. He lives in Boiling Springs with his wife Jennifer, and their two children, Owen and Kathryn.
Taylor Griffiths ‘16, Secretary Carlisle Barracks
Brooke Murphy ‘19, Treasurer SEK
- Brooke is a tax accountant with SEK CPAs & Advisors. She lives in Gardners with her husband Clint and their daughter Jillian.
George Book, West Shore Chamber of Commerce
Jay Cattron ‘20, Carlisle Family YMCA
Michelle Crowley, Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce
Shireen Farr, Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp.
John Friend, Harrisburg University
- John serves as the Vice President for UG Admissions & Secondary Programs at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. John’s focus with the University is to expand partnerships with secondary schools and further expand the undergraduate classes at the university. He has an extensive background in public education as a teacher, school principal, Associate Superintendent, and Superintendent. John serves on the Jr. Leadership and Organizational Development committees.
Preeti Ghosh ‘20, Orrstown Bank
Kelli Gift, PaySmart Payroll Services
- Kelli is a CPA and Managing Member of PaySmart Payroll Services as well as a Kolbe Certified Consultant. Kelli serves as the Committee Chair for the Junior Leadership Program. She grew up in Central PA and is passionate about improving our community outlook through supporting small businesses and educating local youth on leadership opportunities in the area.
Jason Maddux ‘15, Middletown Press And Journal
Dennette Moul ‘10, Dickinson College
Safronia Perry ‘18, Hope Station
Kyle Petty ‘18, Orrstown Bank
Morgan Rector ‘19, M&T Bank
Justin Witmer ‘15, S&T Bank
Austin Wolfe ‘19, McNees
Executive Director, Leadership Cumberland
Nicole Deary became the Executive Director of Leadership Cumberland in February of 2017, while she was a fellow in leadership program. She considers her current role to be her greatest achievement because she gets to inspire people to become the best versions of themselves.
She previously held positions with the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce as their Marketing Director and Events Coordinator. Her passion for the non-profit sector came from a prior position at Project SHARE as their media and business development manager.
Nicole holds two degrees from Shippensburg University; a Bachelor’s in Communications/Public Relations and a Master’s in Communication. She has over 17 years of experience in events, marketing, fundraising, and development.
Nicole and her husband, Mark, live in Carlisle with their two children, Hayley and Mason, and their two dogs, Boston and Otis.
Marketing Coordinator, Leadership Cumberland
In July of 2020, Noelle Barrick was hired as the Marketing Coordinator for Leadership Cumberland. She has, however, been doing freelance marketing work for Leadership Cumberland since January of 2019.
Prior to her position at Leadership Cumberland, Noelle was the Constituent Outreach Specialist for a local State Representative. She holds an Associate Degree in Specialized Technology from The Art Institute of York - Pennsylvania.
Noelle and her husband, Chris, reside in Boiling Springs with their two young children, Hudson and Holden.