The York County Economic Alliance (YCEA) and the Women’s Business Center Organization (WBCO) welcome eighteen members to the second mentorship cohort. Women in the banking, entertainment, architectural, construction, marketing, media and nonprofit industries are represented in this year’s cohort.

This initiative, sponsored by RKL LLP, allows for experienced executives, female business owners, and professionals to share their insights and assist in developing the next generation of business and community leaders.

Selected through an application process by the Mentorship Committee of the WBCO, the mentors/mentees will meet throughout the season of the WBCO (November 2019 to June 2020.)

The members of WBCO Mentorship program are:

Mentors:                                                                          Mentees:
Claire Forbush, First National Bank                                 Layla Pomper, Process Driven
Jessica Craft, James Craft & Sons                                  Marissa Bankert, Independent Electrical Contractors
Jackie Summers, Penn-Mar Human Services                  Laurin Gross, Rudy Art Glass
Gal Witmer, Gal Witmer Architectural Services                Danielle Stehman, Buchart Horn
Angela Marick, Shatterbox Coaching                               Katie Robinette,  Robin Banks Entertainment
Victoria Connor, York Bar Association                             Ashely Leary, American Cancer Society
Nicole Shaffer, United Way of York County                     Kacie Gilgore, Groff North America
Margaret Eckles Ray, Acadia Health Care                      Amanda Scheler, PNC Bank
Donna Ward, Artemis- The Art of Living                          Liza Naylor, Locally Seasoned

For more information on the mentorship program of the Women’s Business Center Organization, please contact Sully Pinos at or click here.