Leadership Lackawanna
Northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier community leadership and professional development organization




The Leadership Lackawanna Executive Program is designed to assist professionals in becoming more engaged in the community, broadening their social network and increasing their overall knowledge of the greater Scranton area.

Through weekly sessions, participants meet key business and community leaders and receive an overview of Lackawanna County's history, economic/political structures, cultural affairs, community events/activities, civic groups, and recreational/leisure amenities. Sessions are conducted one evening per week, for five consecutive weeks, at various locations throughout the community. Each session is held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and includes cocktails and dinner.

The program is open to public and private sector administrators/professionals in an executive level position. Candidates must either live or work in the greater Scranton area. Candidates should possess an interest in learning how Lackawanna County functions and a commitment to enhance the area's economy and quality of life.

Executive Program Class of Fall 2018 Graduates

  • James M. Brown, Marywood University

  • Charles Curtin, The Honesdale National Bank

  • Brian Daubert, MCR Design Group

  • Dr. Antoinette Hamidian, The Aaron Center, Inc.

  • Lisa M. Imbriaco, Abington Heights School District

  • Matthew R. Kalinchok, Commonwealth Health

  • Allan S. Karaffa, Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co.

  • Glenn Layaou, III, Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co.

  • Wendy K. Miller, Benco Dental

  • Suzanne O'Donnell, H.W. Roever, Inc.

  • Richard Rogalewicz, Post Acute Medical Specialty Hospital of WB

  • Nick Serniak, NJS Systems & Controls

  • Jim Wisnewski, Tobyhanna Army Depot