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Thursday, October 20, 2022



Central Penn College

600 Valley Road

Summerdale, PA 17093



Early Bird Rate (expires 5/31): $50/ticket

WSYP Members & Partners: $65/ticket
Non-WSYP Members: $75/ticket
Ticket with New WSYP Membership: $100/ticket



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Connecting Tomorrow's Leaders


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Event Details

Thursday, October 20, 2022

8:00 - 9:00 am


9:00 - 9:30 am


9:30 - 10:30 am


Linda Fedrizzi-Williams |President of Central Penn College

10:30 - 10:45 am


10:45 - 11:45 am

Presentation: Emotional Intelligence

Jim Carchidi | JFC Staffing Companies

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch with Leadership Cumberland

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Coaching Panel

Bill Feist | Pennian Bank
David Maaskant | SEK, CPAs & Advisors
Dawn Sizer | 3rd Element Consulting

2:00 - 2:15 pm


2:15 - 3:00 pm

Presentation: Networking

Deb Ellenberg | Sandler Training

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Our Speakers



President of Central Penn College

Linda Fedrizzi-Williams, Ed. D., is the President of Central Penn College. Since joining the Central Penn family in July 2016 as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and then becoming president in July 2018, Dr. Fedrizzi-Williams’ focus has been on improving the student learning experience both inside and outside of the classroom; supporting students academically and personally is a top priority for her, as is addressing college affordability for parents and students.


Since becoming president, she has developed an innovative Strategic Plan, added additional student supports, including a Centralized Advising Center and a Learning Center, introduced a free-housing initiative to allow students to live on campus with no out-of-pocket expense, and added a food pantry for students on campus.


Dr. Fedrizzi-Williams has a Doctorate of Education from Benedictine University, a Master of Arts in Organizational Communication from Marist College, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (TV/Radio/Film) from Marist College, and an Associate of Arts from SUNY Orange.


Prior to working in higher education, Dr. Fedrizzi-Williams was the executive producer and morning show co-host on a popular radio station in the Hudson Valley region of NY. Dr. Fedrizzi-Williams and her husband, Glen, have two sons, Jake and Luke, and a spoiled Weimaraner named Oakley.



JFC Staffing Companies

Local and family-owned, the JFC Staffing Companies exist to deliver positive experiences in pursuit of impacting lives via careers.


James Carchidi is CEO a.k.a. Chief Enthusiasm Officer of the JFC Staffing Companies, a recipient of the Central Penn Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award, a recipient of the West Shore Chamber’s Inspiring Business award, and past finalist for two Entrepreneur of the Year awards.


An avid student in the fields of neuroscience, leadership, organizational development and psychology; James wants to inspire the world to generate greater mental effectiveness, so that people can realize more of their potential on both the professional and personal level. Committed to giving back, he volunteers for charitable causes and serves on the board at Harrisburg Academy, West Shore Young Professionals, and the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation.         



Sandler Training

Saleswoman, corporate sales trainer, business coach, public speaker, rock-climber, big-dog lover – no matter what role she plays, Deb Ellenberg is passionate about helping others to uncover the rock-star qualities and awesomeness within.


Vice President of Business Development at Sandler Training in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Deb helps business owners and salespeople struggling to fill the pipeline, shorten the sales cycle, close more business, and increase margin by focusing on attitudes, behaviors and techniques for business growth.  

An avid rock climber, Deb finds many parallels between sales and climbing and shares tips for business success on LinkedIn. It’s all about the “sales climb” and how we get from where we are to where we want to be.

Deb has been a featured speaker for:

  • Women in Insurance and Financial Services, Tri-County Chapter

  • Society for Marketing Professional Services, Central PA Chapter

  • Pennsylvania Society of Association Excellence

  • Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania

  • Business Women’s Forum

  • WeCan-Women’s Capital Area Networking

  • West Shore Young Professionals

  • PolkaDot Powerhouse Women’s Group, Lancaster Chapter

  • American Business Women’s Association, Penn Square Chapter and Lancaster Area Network Chapter

  • International Facility Management Association of Central PA

  • Leadership Lancaster

  • Junior Leadership Cumberland

  • Carlisle Young Professionals

  • Real Estate Staging Association of Central PA

Meet Our Coaching Panel


Bill Feist
Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
Pennian Bank

As a senior executive, Bill is responsible for the development and management of lending and deposit relationships initiatives throughout the Bank’s footprint. Bill’s teams are the primary revenue drivers for the Bank.

Bill graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He earned an Associate's degree in Business Administration from Harrisburg Area Community College and is a graduate of the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking.  

An active community volunteer and graduate of Leadership Harrisburg Area, Bill currently serves on the Finance Committee of the United Way of the Capital Region. Bill is the immediate past Treasurer of the United Way of the Capital Region and served on the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and Chair of the Finance Committee. He is a member of the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors serving as Past-Chairman of the Commercial Council.


David L. Maaskant, CPA, CVA
SEK CPAs & Advisors

As a lead member of the firm’s Business Valuation Team, David performs thorough, quality valuations for a variety of purposes

David gained valuation knowledge through years of study and practical experience. He has earned the Certified Valuation Analyst credential, which is granted only to qualified, experienced individuals after completing an intensive training and testing process.

In addition to valuations, David provides tax, accounting, and consulting services. He has 14 years of experience in audit, taxation, and valuation.

David was named a 40 Under Forty honoree by the NACVA in 2020. In addition to his client responsibilities, he serves as a member of the firm's Practice Development Committee. 


Dawn Sizer, CEO
3rd Element Consulting

Dawn is a CEO and technologist with security, training, and policy specializations and certifications. She can make complex technical information relatable to any audience. 3rd Element is in its 16th year of business and in the last few years has gone national. Her clients span verticals from government to cannabis and everything in between. 


Dawn holds an MBA in IT, as well as a long string of industry-standard certifications. In her free time, she serves as a board member and President (July 22) of her local Rotary club, and as an Advisory Board member with The Channel Company (CRN), Gradient MSP, and DataStream CyberInsurance.


Dawn has been married for more than

25 years to her husband and partner in

everything. They have two adult boys and

a fuzzy-eared dog named Pilot.

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Thank you to our MC, Curtis Voelker!

As the Director of College Relations for Central Penn College, Curtis serves as a community leader, recognized by the Central Penn Business Journal as a Forty Under 40 award recipient, who is focused on the creation of authentic partnerships aimed at assisting organizations and individuals in fulfilling their educational and philanthropic needs.


Curtis volunteers his time by serving on boards including the Central Penn College Alumni Council, Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America, West Shore Young Professionals, and more in addition to weight lifting, playing flag football, and collecting PEZ dispensers.

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