Leadership Lackawanna, the region’s premier community leadership and professional development organization, recently hosted its annual, end-of-year event, Celebration of Leadership, at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center.

In celebration of its 36th program year, this event paid tribute to Leadership Lackawanna’s history of visionary leadership success in northeastern Pennsylvania. It also highlighted achievements from the past year and honored the participants in the Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2019 and their project showcases, which benefitted four local nonprofit organizations:  

St. Joseph’s Center

The Ritz Theater

NEPA Youth Shelter

The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple

The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2019 is as follows:

Jeff Bonczek, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Alexander Harris Bricker, Procter & Gamble

Carmen A. Brutico III, Sordoni Construction Services, Inc.

Erica Carrescia, Tobyhanna Army Depot

Jennie Davis, TMG Health, A Cognizant Co.

Judith Delaney, Prudential

Kristen Baigis DePietro, Classic Properties

Sherry A. Frable, Marywood University

Christine Healey, Penn State Scranton

Edmund T. Hunter III, Online Labels

Gopu Kiron, Lackawanna College

Jill Krolikowski, Penn Foster

James Kuzmak, Sanofi Pasteur

Michele L. Lemoncelli, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Alexandra Loder,  Procter & Gamble

Stephanie Longo, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Mackey, St. Joseph's Center

Michelle McMaster, Fidelity Bank

Kevin Francis Morgan, Montage Mountain Resorts

Frank J. Ohotnicky, Keystone College

Justin Patchcoski, PennWood Financial

Neil Prisco, WVIA Public Media

C. J. Rinaldi, Community Bank, NA

Lauren Rusen, Benco Dental

Brian Spinelli, Prudential

Tracey Supple, Tobyhanna Army Depot

Rachel Sweeney, Geisinger Steele Institute for Health Care Innovation

Jennifer Thomas, Penn Foster

Jaka Wescott, Ronald McDonald House

Lisa M. Wesneski, Tobyhanna Army Depot

Mark F. Williams, Tobyhanna Army Depot

Vincent Yates, FNCB Bank