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Leaders at Lunch Past Honorees

2024 Leaders at Lunch Honoree Presentation

At each Leaders at Lunch program, we look to recognize the accomplishments of local leaders throughout Cumberland County. The following leaders have been honored over the years for their personification of leadership, their ability to overcome obstacles, innovation in their field, or how they have shown courage through difficult situations.

  • 2024

    Danielle M. Conway, Dean and Professor of Law at Penn State Dickinson Law

  • Spring 2023

    Sharina Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder of Arcana Recovery

  • Fall 2022

    Honoring the UPMC Street Feet Program
    Denise Ackroyd, RN, BSN, WTA-C
    Laura Martz, RN, BSN, MBA
    Shawna Souder, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN

  • Spring 2022

    Honoring the Carlisle Family YMCA Capital Campaign Leaders
    Hubert X. Gilroy, Martson Law Offices
    Ray ‘Buz’ Wolfe, Jr, Wolfe & Company Realtors
    Marcia Drozdowski, Carlisle Family YMCA

  • Fall 2021

    Honoring the Hampden Township Veterans' Recognition Committee
    Bryan Anthony
    David Getz
    Mark Guida
    Georgeann Maguire

  • Spring 2021

    Resilience in Leadership
    Ashleigh Goss, Market Cross Pub
    Jim Rowe, Rising Sun Consultants
    Bert & Shelly Wendeln, Spatacular Escapes

  • Fall 2020

    Community Heroes: Leading Through Crisis
    Ryan Heishman, Allen Distribution
    Scott Karns, Karns Quality Foods
    Beth Kempf, Community CARES

  • Spring 2020

    Cumberland County Treatment & Opioid Courts
    District Attorney Skip Ebert
    Judge Al Masland
    Judge Jessica Brewbaker

  • Fall 2019

    30th Anniversary Celebration

  • Spring 2019

    Major General John Kern, US Army War College

  • Fall 2018

    Laurie Carter, Shippensburg University

  • Spring 2018

    Margee Ensign, Dickinson College

  • Fall 2017

    Dr. Dilip Abayasekara, Dr. Dilip LLC

  • Spring 2017

    Dan Sunderland, Sun Motors

  • Fall 2016

    Tracey C. Jones, Tremendous Leadership

  • Spring 2016

    Norm J Jones, Harvard University

  • Fall 2015

    The Honorable Patricia H. Vance, Pennsylvania Senate

  • Spring 2015

    Marcia Dale Weary, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

  • Spring & Fall 2014

    25th Anniversary Celebration

  • Fall 2013

    Ronald Leitzel, Owner & CEO of Mountz Jewelers

  • Spring 2013

    Dennis Marion, Deputy Secretary, PA Office of Mental Health & Substance Abuse

  • Fall 2012

    Bob Marquette, President & CEO, Members 1st Federal Credit Union

  • Spring 2012

    Mark Butler, President & CEO, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

  • Fall 2011

    Sister Romaine Niemeyer, SCC President & CEO of Holy Spirit Health System

  • Spring 2011

    Bill Miller, Co-Founder & Co-Owner of Carlisle Events

  • Fall 2010

    Taylor Andrews, Chief Public Defender Cumberland County

  • Spring 2010

    William Durden, President of Dickinson College

  • Fall 2009

    Luke Drayer, CEO & Founder of Drayer Physical Therapy Institute

  • Spring 2009

    Entrepreneurialism in a Changing Economy
    Omar Shute, Executive Director, Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation
    Damien Elias, Chairman & CEO, CampusDoor, Inc.
    Jennifer Delaye, President & CEO, JDK Catering Inc.

  • Fall 2008

    Dr. Tony F Ceddia, President of Shippensburg University

  • Spring 2008

    Major General Robert M. Williams, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks

  • Fall 2007

    John Resnick, Legends of Success

  • Spring 2007

    James Powers, Jr, Pennsylvania Homeland Security Director

  • Spring 2005

    Steve Sheetz, Chairman of the Board, Sheetz, Inc.

  • Fall 2004

    Anita M. Smith, President & CEO of Capital BlueCross

  • Spring 2004

    Eugene Hickok, Ph.D, Under Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education

  • Fall 2003

    Tony Schiano, President & CEO of Giant Food Stores Inc.