Rotarians

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Frank Aiello


Mary Lou Aiello


Julie Barnett

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Bill Bretz


Bobbi Jo Brown

Bobbi is a native of Greensburg and currently works for Badges Bar & Grill as well as Westmoreland County 911. Having played host to Rotary meetings for the past 5 years, she finally decided to join the club! Her mother is the owner of Badges. She loves anything Harry Potter and hockey, and loves visiting Disney! She has a dog named Memphis with her husband, Jonathan.


Matthew Comstock


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Jeff Ferris

Paul Harris Fellow

Jeff is a founding members of Westmoreland Rotary Club and served as Treasurer for the clubs first eight consecutive years. Believing that Rotary can be a family affair, his children, Dakota and Cole, can often be found volunteering alongside him. Amongst the many projects the club has been involved in, his favorites include working with Miracle of Giving and Toys for Tots.

Jeff spent twenty years working in the public accounting industry for medium and large CPA firms throughout the Pittsburgh area. With tax and financial accounting backgrounds, he has worked with a diverse clientele including not for profit, real estate, oil and gas, manufacturing, and construction companies. He is currently working at Xcoal Energy & Resources, a privately held company, which is America’s largest exporter of metallurgical coal.

Besides Rotary, he is actively involved in Boy Scouts of America, where he is an assistant scout master and merit badge counselor. Jeff and his children are earning their Black Belts in Tae Kwon Do. In his free time he enjoys mountain biking and swimming.


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Donna Gilpin


Rebecca Hagen

Rebecca Hagen is a museum professional specializing in collections management and is currently the registrar at Frank Lloyd’s Wright’s Fallingwater where she oversees the preservation and documentation of the collection and archive. Before moving to Western Pennsylvania in 2016, Rebecca spent six years working with the collection of fine and decorative art at James Madison’s Montpelier near Orange, Virginia, where she ultimately served as director of collections.

Born and raised in Minnesota, Rebecca spent the last several years living in Charlottesville, Virginia. During her time in Virginia, Rebecca obtained her bachelor’s degree in art history from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia and her master’s degree in museum studies from Johns Hopkins University.

Rebecca enjoys volunteering with local museums and art galleries and currently volunteers for the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Upon moving to Greensburg, Rebecca quickly fell in love with the community and wanted to give back while meeting like-minded people. She joined the Rotary of Westmoreland in 2017 and served as secretary for the 2017-2018 year.


Dan Howell

dan-miniDan is a residential real estate agent for Keller Williams Realty in the Greensburg/Irwin area. He is originally from Greensburg and after spending 10 years working at Mortons The Steakhouse in downtown Pittsburgh, decided to move back to the area to start a real estate career. Since his first year in real estate, he has been among the top producers within his brokerage. Real estate is Dans passion and he loves to get involved with the community.

 

 


Keisha Jimmerson

Keisha joined the Westmoreland Rotary Club a year ago to become more involved in the community. Keisha is a native of Newport News, Virginia. She graduated from Seton Hill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She decided to continue her education and received a M.B.A. degree in 2006. She works at Seton Hill as the Director of Intercultural Services.

Keisha believes in helping others. She lives by “ treat others, the way you want to be treated.” Keisha looks forward to giving back to the community. She likes to support her teenage son’s activities. Recently, she has started running 5K races.

 


PJ Kelly


Sarah Leasher

Sarah is a CNC machine operator at L & S Machine. She holds 2 AAS degrees in Computer Technology. She enjoys gardening and giving back to the community.

 

 

 


Eric LeBlanc


Linda LeBlanc


Melissa Lehman

Melissa and her husband Bob live in Greensburg with their two daughters, Emily and Cora. Having lived here nearly her whole life, she was looking for ways to give back to the town she loves when she found Rotary of Westmoreland.

As a former classroom teacher, corporate trainer, and marketing communications specialist, she created Melissa’s Module Lab to help online business owners design and deliver online learning and training programs. As a course content coach, she offers program design and scripting, participant manuals/workbooks development, and online training programs.

When she’s not creating course content for her clients, Melissa loves to watch her daughters at swim practice and geek out with her husband over Marvel and Star Wars. She also volunteers on a committee with The Blackburn Center, the local nonprofit that endeavors to end domestic, sexual, and other types of violence. Melissa also enjoys reading, running (literally) around Greensburg, and spending time with friends and family.


Caroline Lewis


Kaitlin McCusker


Amanda Maderas


Mylo Markovich

Past President

Mylo is the owner of Markovich Enterprises LLC, a Cornwell Tools franchise. He is the proud father of twin boys. His passions include kids, hunting, fishing and fundraising for autism awareness.

Mylo and his wife, Sharon, are both members of the Rotary of Westmoreland club.

 

 


Sharon Markovich


Kaitlin McCusker


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Leyla Pilon-Sinclair

Paul Harris Fellow
Leyla recently accepted a position with a new company in the area called EMPOWER3 which is an innovative new model of healthcare that will change the way you experience primary care. During the course of her career, Leyla has worked in the nonprofit sector helping vulnerable members of our community with hunger related issues, housing issues, mental health and domestic violence. She has also worked as a relationship manager, liaison, paralegal, bartender, waitress, soap maker, and professional “wooer”.

A graduate of Seton Hill University, she holds a bachelors’ degree in Human Services. She is a board member of Open Your Heart to a Senior and West Place/Club House. In her spare time she enjoys yoga, tap dancing and spending time with family and friends.

Leyla lives in Hannastown. She and her husband, Gary, together have three adult children Rachel, Haley and Jared. Leyla is a founding member of Rotary of Westmoreland.


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Michael Reese

Past President & Paul Harris Fellow

Michael is a partner at Loyalhanna Wealth Advisors of Janney in Ligonier, PA. www.LoyalhannaWA-Janney.com. As a Financial Advisor and Certified Private Wealth Advisor, Michael provides a highly specialized service to select clients. With the CPWA certification, he assists successful families with their life cycle planning needs, guiding them through the accumulation, preservation and distribution phases designed to minimize taxes, monetize and protect assets, maximize growth and transfer legacy wealth to the next generation.

Michael was the owner of Taste America Gifts, a multi-million dollar company which employed 65 people. He then entered the financial industry with UBS and Stifel before joining Janney. A graduate of Cornell University, Michael holds a Bachelor of Science. He also holds his Series 7, 66 and 31 securities licenses as well as Life and Health insurance. He is a founding member, past president and current Board member of the Rotary of Westmoreland. Michael is a leading member of the VISIONARIES at the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, is active with the Cornell Alumni Pittsburgh Chapter, and serves on the Community Liver Alliance planning committee. He and his wife, Jana, have a daughter, Quinn, and dog, Brie. Michael enjoys skiing and scuba diving. He is also a wine enthusiast and enjoys experiencing great food with family and friends.


Nick Rosatti

Past President & Paul Harris Fellow

Nick has been a member since the spring of 2003, is a past president, vice president, and current board member for the Westmoreland rotary. Inspired by his mom Faye Rosatti and recruited by Mike Reese to join rotary to help improve the local community. Nick has been a rotary member for thirteen years and has been a sustaining club member for 9 years.

He is an experienced Healthcare Specialist with Kimberly Clark Professional and has been in sales for over a decade. He enjoys working with local distributors and end users in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Nick completed his undergraduate at West Virginia University, where he earned a B.S. in Sport and Business Management with a minor in Communications. Nick is an assistant coach for Greensburg Salem High School’s Varsity Hockey team. He lives in Southwest Greensburg and enjoys his two year old chocolate lab Desi, hanging with his young niece and nephew, and playing ice hockey.


Adam Shilobod

Past President & Paul Harris Fellow

 

 

 

 


Kris Smith

Kris serves as the Director of Corporate and Community Relations for Seton Hill University. His keyresponsibilities are fundraising for the University’s 21 Division II Athletic Programs through effective relationship management and a solid work ethic. Kris also works very closely with the wonderful business partners of Greensburg to continue enhancing the “town and gown” relationships, which the University is passionate about. Born and raised in the Salem Township area of Greensburg, Kris is a 1996 graduate of Greensburg Salem. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Bloomsburg University in 2001 where he was also a four-year starter for the Huskies Wrestling Program. After spending 9 years as the Head Assistant Wrestling Coach and Substitute Teacher at Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, he decided to pursue his dreams and continue his education at Seton Hill University. Kris received his Master of Arts in Special Education and the Autism Education Certificate in December of 2012.
Outside of work, Kris remains busy with his beloved 11-year old son, Luke, who is very busy year- round with sporting and school activities. He loves to spend time with his family, friends and is always making new friends. A few of Kris’s favorite hobbies are fishing, sporting, hunting and exercising. He spends a great deal of time volunteering within the community and is very proud to be a member of the Westmoreland Rotary Club that serves their community passionately.


Elle Speicher

Past President & Paul Harris Fellow

Elle’s passion for community service and giving back began during a mission trip to the slums of Guatemala when she was 13 years old. Having been bit by the travel and service bug, Elle spent several years working with NGO’s in Guatemala and Ghana, primarily assisting with their fundraising and marketing efforts. Little did she know this was planting the seeds for her future personally and professionally.

Upon completion of her Bachelors degree from Grove City College, Elle pursued additional education in Washington, D.C. participating in a 10-month associate program through the Charles Koch Institute focused on leadership and nonprofit management. This became the foundation for a career in nonprofit fundraising, marketing and communications.

Elle joined Rotary of Westmoreland in June 2012, shortly after moving to Ligonier, PA. She has since chaired several fundraisers, built the current website for the club, for which she received the “Golden Web Award” from Rotary District 7330, has served as president, and has received a Paul Harris Fellowship. Elle is a strong believer in the importance of weaving community service into our everyday lives, and passing the legacy of giving back on to the next generation. Her commitment to charity work is as important to her as professional work.

Elle is the Marketing Director for PennWest Industrial Equipment and continues to do freelance marketing and fundraising consulting to nonprofits.

Elle spends her free time skiing in the winter and hiking, running, kayaking and riding her horse rescue thoroughbred, Frankie, the rest of the year. She enjoys all of these activities even more with her black lab, Gemma and partner, David.


David Stanley

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David Stanley has been the library director at Seton Hill University’s Reeves Memorial Library and also an associate professor since 1997. Born and raised in Pittsburgh he now resides in the Hempfield Township section of Westmoreland County. He received his bachelor’s degree with a major in English Literature and a minor in Biology as well as his master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh and his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from The Union Institute & University in Cincinnati. Most of his working life has been in various areas of education.

David became a Rotarian in 2014 after being invited to attend a meeting. He was so impressed not only by the people he met but also the mission and purpose of the organization that he wanted to contribute in any way he could. The decision to join Rotary is one he is still proud to have made. He is also a notary public and has been a Benedictine oblate since 1997. In his spare time he enjoys DIY home improvement projects, movies, and constantly battling the moles for ownership of his yard.


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Aaron Tuscan

Past President & Paul Harris Fellow

Aaron has been a member of Westmoreland Rotary since 2009. He joined after moving to Latrobe with his wife Kim, who is also a member. His interest in Rotary began long before joining and was influenced by his neighbor, who was/is a member of the Pleasant Hills Rotary Club.

As one of the founding members of Rotaract at South Park High School, Aaron adopted the “Service above self” belief and carried it throughout his college and professional careers. As a member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at Saint Francis University, he and his fellow brothers supported many local and national humanitarian causes including Habitat for Humanity. He had the opportunity to travel to Italy and Switzerland, while in college and saw firsthand each region’s challenges and hardships. He returned home with an invigorated enthusiasm to support humanitarian causes. Aaron graduated with a Master’s in Physical Therapy from Saint Francis University, and continued on to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chatham University while living and working in Boardman, Ohio. While living there, he and his wife supported Canfield Rotary and Boardman Rotary events and fundraisers including their annual pancake breakfast and fall festivals.

Aaron served as Westmoreland Rotary club president from 2011 – 2012 and is currently serving as treasurer. Under his leadership, Rotary of Westmoreland grew in its membership and introduced new programs including a daycare coat drive.

Aaron is the Physical Therapist and Office Manager of THE pt GROUP’s Greensburg Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehab office on Rugh Street and helps teach clinical skills at Duquesne University’s John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy program in the fall.

Aaron encourages his 2 daughters to volunteer their time and talents to those held by Rotary of Westmoreland including Toys for Tots and the Miracle of Giving.


Kim Tuscan

Paul Harris Fellow

Kim joined Rotary in 2009 after moving to Westmoreland county from Boardman, Ohio. Her former employers both were involved with Rotary and inspired her to join. Originally from the Altoona-area, Kim grew up involved with church and community charity events. She graduated from St Francis University (PA) with a Bachelor’s in Public Relations as well as English-Communications. While there, she participated in the University’s annual “Day of Reflection”, Students for Life, SFU Singers, campus newspaper and yearbook as well as volunteered at 2 orphanages in a study abroad program in Cuernavaca, Mexico. She also worked as a campaign coordinator for a state senate race and county commissioner race to inspire other young adults to use involvement to create change.

Kim is married to fellow Rotarian Aaron Tuscan and together they have 2 daughters. Kim encourages them to participate in various Rotary events, so at a young age they learn to help others. Kim and daughter Sabrina were instrumental in organizing a coat drive to provide nearly 20 winter coats to children in Sabrina’s daycare. It grew into an effort that collected more than 125 coats or jackets that were donated to St. Vincent de Paul after the daycare’s needs were met.

Kim is proud to work as the media assistant for Levin Furniture, a family owned and operated furniture and accessory retail company since 1920. Levin Furniture has a long history of supporting the communities in which they work and live.


Robin Tuscano

robin-miniRobin manages the Transportation Underwriting department at a family-owned wholesale insurance brokerage that was started by his grandfather in 1970.

Robin joined Rotary in 2016 because he wanted to be more involved in giving back to his community and Rotary provides an excellent opportunity to do so while having a lot of fun.

In his free time Robin enjoys bicycling, snowboarding, running, traveling (especially on his motorcycle) and spending time with his family.


Ashley Waechter

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Doug Weimer

doug-weimer-miniDoug Weimer is a public educator and local elected official in Westmoreland County. He joined The Westmoreland Rotary as opportunity to give back to the local community and meet business leaders. Doug is a lifelong resident of Hempfield Township where he resides with his wife Karen and 3 daughters. He is a 1988 graduate of the Hempfield Area Senior High School and maintained his local roots by attending Seton Hill College in Greensburg, where he received a BA degree in Art Education in 1992 and further pursued graduate studies at California University of Pennsylvania. He utilizes his educational background as an educator in the Norwin School District in North Huntingdon. As a public official, Doug was first elected in his community to the Hempfield Township Board of Supervisors in 2001 and re-elected in 2013 to a third 6 year term. He has served as chairman, vice-chairman, secretary and treasurer on the Board of Supervisors overseeing all municipal government services in his community of nearly 44,000 residents. In 2008, Doug expanded his service to the public by working for the PA Senate Republican Caucus in the 39th Senate District Office. Doug is an active member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Greensburg where he serves as a Church Trustee. He is also a member of the Westmoreland County Community College Board of Trustee’s, Masonic Lodge 518 F. & A.M., Lincoln Heights Community Center, Five Star Trail Board, Westmoreland Rotary International, and a Life Member of the National Rifle Association. Doug has also dedicated many years to the Boy Scouts of America where he attained the rank of Eagle in 1985 and has served as Assistant Scoutmaster and currently as a Merit Badge Counselor. He was also first elected as a member of the Republican State Committee in 2006, Westmoreland County Republican Committee in 2005 and serves on the WCRC Executive Board.


Carl Wooloff

carl_wooloffPast President & Paul Harris Fellow

Carl has been a Rotarian since 2012, originally with the Rotary Club of Johnstown, before moving to the rotary of Westmoreland in early 2013. Like many people, Carl originally joined rotary as a way to network, but has quickly learned the true meaning of being a Rotarian and enjoys the opportunity to have a positive influence in the community in which he works and lives.

Originally from Oxford, England, Carl moved to the United States in 2010, and has been a resident of Latrobe, PA since 2011. Carl is a graduate of The University of Brighton located on England’s South Coast, and holds a bachelor of the arts degree in hospitality management. Since graduating University Carl has worked in a number of information technology sales roles, and takes huge pride in his dedicated and professional approach to account management.

Carl is a keen sportsman, and currently plays cricket in the Pittsburgh Cricket Association league during the summer months. Carl also enjoys good food and beer, especially when coupled with spending time with his wife Kimberly.


Kimberly Wooloff

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Kimberly Wooloff is a Food Service Director for The Nutrition Group. She has been with the company since February 2016 and is currently with the Jeannette School District. She has been a member of The Rotary of Westmoreland since August 2014, however she has participated in some of their events and attended meetings before becoming an official member. Kimberly was introduced to Rotary by her husband who had been a member for a few years already. She decided to join because she liked the people involved and saw what great things they did and always had a great time doing them. Kimberly also is a self-proclaimed foodie and certified chef, loves movies, and adores her very large cat (20lbs) and dopey dog.



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Elena M. Widziszewski

Elena Daversa Widziszewski is a lifetime resident of Westmoreland County, currently residing in New Stanton. She is the sole owner of Preferred Settlement Solutions, LLC,  a residential and commercial real estate title and escrow agency that specializes in purchase and refinance transactions, as well as a vast variety of other areas in real estate transfers, such as for sale by owner transactions, installment land contracts, and portfolio investment projects. In her spare time, Elena enjoys traveling with her husband Jordan and daughter Ava. Her family enjoys spending as much time as possible at their camp at Raystown Lake.


Loni Yatsko

Cleveland, Ohio native, Loni now resides in Greensburg after completing her MA in Sociology at the University of Akron. Lunch packing guru, chauffeur of the century, vacuum running extraordinaire, Loni is off the job market until her two kids are in school full time. Hobbies include sewing, running with her marbled dog, Marbles, purging stuff she probably still needs, and reading actual books. In her spare time, Loni is also a very active member of Voice and Westmoreland and strives to make positive changes in the community with inclusion and kindness.


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