Central Pennsylvania Branch

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Central PA SubChapterA word from the Branch President

The Central PA marketplace is vibrant and growing. Deal flow and activity are at all-time highs across the nation. The Alliance of Mergers & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA) is the leading middle market M&A association for deal professionals across the country. AM&AA members represent buyers and sellers of businesses ranging from $5mm to $500mm in transaction value. The goal of The Central PA Branch of the AM&AA is to provide a platform to bring the "best of the best" in the deal community together to collaborate and enhance their respective practices.

Central Pennsylvania Chapter Committee

Stephen Gierasch
Member, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
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Todd MarstellerTodd Marsteller
President, Stellar Partners LLC
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Scott Pinchak (Chapter Leader)
Senior Director, Sageworth Trust Company
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Brian D. Wassell, CPA, CM&AA
Partner, Trout Ebersole & Groff LLP
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Calendar of Events - Central Pennsylvania Branch

Central PA Chapter’s Fall Event @ Lancaster Country Club
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Fall Chapter Event Featuring Kenneth D. Lefever, Environmental Recovery Corporation

Born and raised in Lancaster County, Ken is President of Environmental Recovery Corporation of PA and MD, the largest non-hazardous residual waste processing facility in the Mid-Atlantic region.  After graduating from Shippensburg University, Ken worked at a Fortune 500 and several Central PA family-owned businesses as Controller and President.  He handled Mergers & Acquisitions for a Division of a Fortune 500 business, growing revenues from $30 million to $180 million in 18 months.  He has also led successful turnarounds of businesses.

In his current role with ERC, the company has grown 20% per year with a focus on sales, marketing and new technologies in operations.  ERC was acquired by Rock Island Capital in February 2018.  Ken continues as the President of ERC and assists Rock Island with new acquisitions and growth strategies.

As our speaker, Ken will provide insight into his many M&A experiences in 1) buying and selling companies, 2) selling to Private Equity and 3) working as an operating partner/executive for a Private Equity firm.

Ken currently serves on the board of directors of MANTEC, an organization that is responsible for promoting and encouraging the prosperous development of Pennsylvania manufacturing businesses in Central PA.  He was a past board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of York, PA.  He is an active member of the local Knights of Columbus.  He has been coaching youth sports since graduating from college and currently is a coach for youth basketball.

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