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PowerLink 25th Anniversary – Connect-the-Dots Event
April 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come celebrate 25 years of helping more than 300 small and emerging companies in Western Pennsylvania grow beyond their wildest dreams. Meet the owners, advisors, foundations, corporate sponsors, referral partners and founding board members who all came together to execute the dream of the two original PowerLink founders. Join us in recognizing 27 individuals who succeeded beyond their wildest dreams at our annual fundraiser. Appetizers and beverages will be available all evening and awards ceremony begins at 6:30 pm. Advance online ticket purchase of $45 is recommended. Tickets at the door will be $50.
The list of 27 individual honorees just announced!
George Adams (representing Schneider Downs), Aaron Aldrich (representing Bridgeway Capital), Georgia Berner (Berner International), Joe Calihan (Mansmann Foundation), Amy Criss (84 Lumber), llana Diamond (AlphaLab Gear), Linda Dickerson (501(c)(3)2), A.J. Drexler (Campos Inc.), Andrea Fitting (formerly of Fitting Group/now a brand strategist), Shirley L. Goldstein (SCORE/Retired), Elizabeth Gregg (Environmental Services Lab, Inc. and Environmental Land Surveying & Solutions), Katie Heldstab and Christa Puskarich (Leona’s Ice Cream Sandwiches), Bob Kollar (Duquesne University), Suzan Lami (LGA Partners LP), Beth Marcello (PNC Bank), Karin Mayr (Sabika Jewelry), Dan Miller (Markovitz Dugan & Associates), Barb Moore (Mansmann Foundation), Debbie Moses (McKinley Carter Wealth Management), Lee Ann Munger (Strong Women Strong Girls), Tony Palamone (IUP Small Business Development Center), Joanne Peterson (Abator and Get Diversity Certified), Bernadette Puzzuole (Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce), Cathy Rogers (Aero Tech Designs Cyclewear), Ellen Ruddock (IUP Center for Family Business), and Linda Stevenson (ATHENA International). Of the 28 million companies in America, only 4% (1.4M companies) exceed $1M in sales.
PowerLink companies exceed $1M 33% of the time. Those being honored have contributed to the many years of success stories at PowerLink.