LANCASTER YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Mackenzie Bender

Marketing Director

Mackenzie is currently the PR & Communications Manager for Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim. After graduating from Shippensburg University with a degree in Business Management, Mackenzie moved back to Lancaster where she had grown up. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, playing sports, and - occasionally - relaxing with a good podcast.*

Brittany Garner

Board at Large

Brittany Garner is a Realtor at Life Changes Realty Group. Brittany moved to Penn Manor in her sophomore year of high school and fell in love with Lancaster County. Having a passion for helping other she earned her degree in Social Work at Millersville University. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering with local non-profits, traveling and reading.



Shel Osborn

Treasurer

Shel Osborn is a philomath, driven by a love of learning.  She holds two degrees in accounting from Juniata College and works as an accountant for Eurofins Scientific, and maintains balance with her passion for art and storytelling.  She also enjoys trawling the internet and the shelves at her local library for interesting new ideas and topics (like quantum computing!  Or Archaeal Richmond Mine acidophilic nanoorganisms!).  Shel grew up in Lancaster and is delighted to sit on the board of the Library System of Lancaster County.  



April Book

Board at Large

April Book is currently a Market Manager for Citadel Federal Credit Union. She has her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Messiah College and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas. Along with her role with LYP, April also sits on the Public Relations and Marketing Committee for LHOP and teaches Junior Achievement courses. Her favorite part of Lancaster is its support of community culture and small businesses. She has a passion for helping others and enjoys meeting new people – so don’t hesitate to introduce yourself! She enjoys running, traveling the world, playing sports, photography and learning new things.

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Ashley Fry

Director of College Outreach

Ashley Fry is a Lancaster native who is passionate about student success in higher education. Currently working at Franklin & Marshall College as a Student Development Adviser, Ashley counsels and provides career advice to students of all class years. Prior to working at F&M, Ashley earned her B.S. in Statistics and M.A. in Counseling in Higher Education at the University of Delaware. She also advised and taught students in the Philadelphia area at Gwynedd Mercy University. In addition to being active in LYP, Ashley also serves on the board of the University of Delaware South Central PA alumni club. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, trying new restaurants, and learning about self-improvement through mindfulness and meditation. 

Andrew Quintois

Director of Community Service

Andrew Quintois is a Financial Planner at Legacy Planning Partners and has been in finance for 2 years.  Andrew began his Lancaster experience in 2012 while attending Millersville University but it wasn’t until after graduation in 2016 that he and his wife, Mikaela, fell in love with the city and decided to stay.  Andrew has been a member of LYP since 2017 and joined the board in 2018.  He enjoys golfing, refereeing ice hockey and volunteering his time with LYP’s community service committee.  You can typically find Andrew and his wife on a weekend morning at any one of the fabulous coffee shops that Lancaster has to offer!

Rhiannah Tucker

Membership Director

Rhiannah Tucker is currently the Human Resources Specialist for Spooky Nook Sports. She began her career in HR after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Shippensburg University. She is a Central PA native and a current Lancaster county resident. She is passionate about nutrition, fitness, and living a healthy lifestyle. In her spare time, she loves doing fitness challenges, baking cakes, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Kara Weber

Social Director

Kara Weber is the Marketing Manager & Sales Coordinator at Invoq Marketing Company in Lancaster City. Along with her participation on the LYP Board of Directors, Kara volunteers on the board for the Lancaster Marketing Group. She has a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/Communications from Millersville University. From attending Millersville, Kara fell in love with Lancaster City. After graduating and moving back to her parents in Delaware County, she missed Lancaster so much she quickly found a new job and moved into the city. In her spare time she plays ice hockey for the Reapers (a local women’s team), enjoys traveling, and spending time with her dog, Chloe.



Mickaela Quintois

Board at Large - Community Service Team

Mikaela Quintois is a Special Education teacher at New Cumberland Middle School in the West Shore School District. She is very passionate about providing her students with an inclusive, meaningful and positive educational environment. Mikaela is originally from New Jersey but graduated from Millersville University in 2017, fell in love with Lancaster, and bought a house downtown with her husband, Andrew. Mikaela also loves to read, travel, hike, and collect plants! She cannot wait to assist in growing the community service aspect of LYP.

 

Kathleen Eager

Board at Large - Special Events Leadership Team

Kathleen Eager is a Lancaster County native and grew up in the Manheim Township area. She presently is an associate attorney at the Law Firm of Eager, Stengel, Quinn, Sofilka & Babic where she practices primarily in civil insurance defense. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Villanova University in Political Science and her Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law. She has a passion for volunteering and volunteers weekly at the Water Street Rescue Mission, Domestic Violence Services and volunteers on the Board for CAP (Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County). In her free time, she enjoys watching sports and exploring downtown Lancaster.


Jeff Stanko

Board at Large - Membership Leadership Team

Jeff Stanko is a Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer at Mid Penn Bank specializing in lending for Agriculture and Agribusiness.  Jeff has worked in Lancaster since 2014, and moved here permanently from Baltimore in 2017.  Jeff's professional background includes small business consulting with the Maryland Small Business Development Center, Relationship Manager with Mid Atlantic Farm Credit, and an MBA from Salisbury University's Franklin P. Perdue School of Business.  Jeff loves Lancaster for its strong community and culture, and the fun people and activities. Jeff enjoys spending time with family and friends across Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.  In his spare time, Jeff enjoys hiking, exploring the city, researching advances in natural medicine, and doing volunteer work with LYP and other organizations.



Ellen Funk

Board at Large 

 





Anthony Cazillo

Marketing Director

Anthony Cazillo is a Media Solutions Strategist for LNP Media Group and serves on the Pequea Township Board of Supervisors. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Millersville University where he majored in Marketing and minored in Government & Political Affairs. In his free time he enjoys trivia, politics, and tortilla chips. 



Robbie Carlisle

Board at Large 

 




Ellen Funk

Board at Large 

 




Ricardo Almodovar

Board at Large 

 




Jenn Hood

Professional Development Director 

Jenn Hood is Senior Manager Enterprise Projects – EAM – Asset Management for UGI Utilities, Inc.  Jenn has been at UGI since 2001.  Jenn received her undergraduate degree in Business and Information Systems from Albright University. She also has her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in and a graduate certificate in Business Architecture from Penn State University in 2019. Jenn is also currently enrolled in a dual Masters degree program where is she is pursuing a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Professional Studies in Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Penn State.

 

Jenn also acts as the AFC Lancaster Lions semi-professional soccer team in Lancaster.  The first team serves as a pathway for the youth team the AFC Lancaster Lions Youth Soccer Academy where we use soccer to promote academic success.



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