Improvement Movement Team
The Improvement Movement Team of Penn-Northwest is a group of experienced economic development professionals with the knowledge to help businesses develop, grow and prosper in Mercer County. Our Team is ready to provide you with information on available land, resources, and financial support that your business needs to succeed.
If you’re looking to relocate, expand start a new business, contact the Improvement Movement Team to learn about how we can reduce your costs by choosing a location in Mercer County.
Call today to learn how we can help you Make it in! Mercer County at 724-662-3705.
Randy P. Seitz
President & CEO, PNDC
Phone: 724-662-3705 Ext. 1581
Randy Seitz is a senior development and operations executive with a successful 23-year record of building prosperous communities by attracting business investment to create real family-wage sustaining jobs. Randy has served communities in New York, Texas and Pennsylvania and excels in planning and executing strategies, modernizing and expanding industries and filling industrial parks. Randy holds an MBA from Clarion University and is a talented communicator who inspires consensus and rallies people to action. He stands poised and ready to meet your unique expansion needs and looks forward to helping your business locate or expand in Mercer County.
Gary T. Dovey
Vice President, Business Development, PNDC
Phone: 724-662-3705 Ext. 1582
Gary Dovey is a senior development, recruitment, and land planning executive with a successful 15-year record of assisting communities by attracting and financing industries that create family-wage sustaining jobs. Gary has served with communities and businesses in the counties of Butler, Clearfield, Crawford, Jefferson, Mercer and Venango in Pennsylvania. He excels in land planning and recruitment strategies, expanding industries and building/filling industrial parks. Gary holds a BS in Public Administration from Slippery Rock University and stands ready to meet your expansion/relocation needs. He looks forward to helping your business grow in Mercer County.
Tammy L. Calderwood
Marketing Director, PNDC
Phone: 724-662-3705 Ext. 1583
Phone: 724-662-3705 ext. 1585
Phone: 724-662-3705 ext. 1584
Executive Committee and Board of Directors
Executive Committee 2017/2018
Douglas Riley, Chair
Doug Thomas, Vice Chair
Commissioner Matthew McConnell, Second Vice Chair
James Grasso, Immediate Past Chair
Scott Free, Treasurer
Scott MacDonald, Secretary
John Thigpen, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Randy Seitz, President/CEO
Board of Directors 2017/2018
ROBERT DONATELLI, Donatelli Electric
SCOTT FREE, First National Bank of PA
BRAD GOSSER, Greenville-Reynolds Development Corporation
DAVID GRANDE, Huntington Bank
JAMES GRASSO, Liberty Steel Products
MARK HUDSON, Hudson Construction, Inc.
JOSEPH HUGAR, Sharon Regional Medical Center
CHARLES JACKSON, Penn Power Company
SCOTT KALMANEK, Joy Cone Company
SCOTT MACDONALD, Noise Solutions
BRAD MANTZELL, Gilbert’s Risk Solutions
MATTHEW MCCONNELL, M C Board of Commissioners
RICHARD MOROCO, PTR Group/American Cap
DONALD R. OWREY, UPMC Horizon
DREW PIERCE, Primary Health Network
DOUGLAS W RILEY, Mercer County Industrial Development Authority
JOHN THIGPEN, ILSCO Extrusions
DOUGLAS E. THOMAS, Thomas Construction Co.
LES YOUNG, National Fuel Gas Corp
MATTHEW ZONNO, PNC Bank
Directors Emeritus 2017/2018
KENNETH FAULCONBRIDGE, Northwest Savings Bank
JOSEPH GEORGE, Joy Cone Company
STEPHEN GURGOVITS, First National Bank of PA
ROBERT JAZWINSKI, JFS Wealth Advisors
LEW KACHULIS, Synergy Comp Insurance
PAUL O’BRIEN, Rien Construction
DONNA WINNER, Winner Companies