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Mackenzie Bender


Mackenzie is currently the Corporate Director of Marketing & Partnerships for Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim. She also is a mentor for Lancaster Chamber's Young Women Discover Paths program.

After graduating from Shippensburg University with a degree in Business Management, Mackenzie moved back to Lancaster where she had grown up. Her goal for this year in LYP is to find new ways to engage the young professionals within the community.

Paul Fiorelli

Vice President

Paul is a commercial insurance broker for Ross Insurance Agency. In 2015, Paul graduated from York College with a degree in Business Administration. He began his professional career at Lancaster Newspaper in advertising before making a career move to insurance in 2017. Prior to Ross Insurance, Paul spent two years at Eastern Alliance Insurance in Underwriting. His passion is being an advisor the people of Lancaster County can trust when protecting their business.

Outside of work Paul and his wife Gabrielle enjoy getting together with friends, playing on their coed softball and kickball team. It is a privilege for them to not only witness but contribute to the success of the Lancaster community.

Patrick McCarthy



Chelsey Wirth

Membership Director

Chelsey is the Assistant Director of Athletics for Millersville University, where she graduated with a degree in Sociology and Psychology in 2015. She also has a master's degree in Public Health from Penn State College of Medicine.

Chelsey is passionate about the Lancaster area and is particularly interested in philanthropy, small business development, and community service. She is looking forward to using her time and talents to serve on the LYP Board of Directors!

Alec Lechlitner

Special Events Director

Alec is a Practice Coding Coordinator for Lancaster General Health. At the end of 2022, he became a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). He enjoys working on the backend of healthcare, advocating for patients, as well as, the providers.

Alec was born and raised in Lancaster county and loves living in the city. When he is not at work or home, you can find him plant shopping at Central Market Flowers, having a drink at The Fridge, or playing spike ball at a local park. Alec is excited to serve on the board and make a positive impact on the community!

Dave Diehl

Community Service Director

Dave works as a Life Sales Executive with Murray, a div. of AssuredPartners, in downtown Lancaster.  He is a vocal performance graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University and still finds time to perform in the local theatre community.  Beginning his career as a pharmaceutical representative, Dave has found a home in insurance, meeting his clients’ needs for the life, disability, and long-term care insurance services he provides.

Outside of work Dave and his wife enjoy spending time with friends and family, getting together for game nights, and playing with their son, Harrison, and dog, Gus.

Kate McDonald

Marketing Director 

Kate is a Senior Technical Recruiter with JFC Global. After graduating from Juniata College with a degree in Management, she spent 5 years coaching women's basketball at the NCAA Division III level before making a career transition. Throughout her time with JFC Global she has enjoyed working with local technical professionals and assist them as they look for the next step of their careers.

Outside of work, Kate enjoys running, playing basketball, skiinig trivia with friends, watching Indy Car, and hanging out with family. She is excited to help spread the word about LYP and get more young professionals involved in the organization.