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Executive Committee & Board Members

Executive Committee

John Secor


John Secor


Lorraine Brown

Vice President

Lorraine F. Brown, AVP – Branch Manager of First Citizens Community Bank

Lorraine joined the Towanda Office of First Citizens Community Bank in 2002.  Lorraine is responsible for building consumer and business relationship for the Towanda Area and for deposit and loan growth for the Towanda Branch.  Lorraine started her career in 1979.  She worked in the past at Citizens Trust Co., Citizens and Northern Bank and First Hawaiian Bank.Lorraine earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science, Banking at Alfred State College, Alfred NY. She also received diplomas in General Banking, Consume Lending and AIB Banking & Finance through the American Bankers Association.  Lorraine has also completed the Central Atlantic School of Banking at Dickinson College and the Advanced School of Banking at Becknell University.

Nancy Kulick

Nancy Kulick, Administrative Support Specialist - Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission

Nancy is the Administrative Support Specialist for Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission. She maintains and services the NTRPDC loan portfolio along with assisting several of the programs that Northern Tier offers.  Nancy has worked in the banking field for 10 years prior to her position at NTRPDC.  Nancy also serves on the Board of EMAAC along with the NTCC Occupational Advisory Committee.  In her spare time she enjoys camping, crafting and spending time with her family and friends.




Lacey Maryott – Century 21 Jackson Real Estate


Board Members

Jim Good

Jim Good, Mountain Lake Construction & Mountain Lake Electric, Owner

James Good (Jim) owner of Mountain Lake Electric, Mountain Lake Construction & Overhead Doors. Jim attained an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technology from Williamsport Community College in 1970 and upon graduation he went to work for Bell & Howell in their engineering group. Having worked in maintenance for GTE Sylvania (currently GTP) and Towanda Area School District, he had considerable knowledge of the electrical industry when he started working for Mountain Lake Electric (MLE) in 1977. In 1979 he had the opportunity to purchase MLE and has owned it since.

Jim is on numerous Board of Directors and is past president of Towanda Rotary, Towanda Jaycees, Bradford County Library System and Troy Little League. Married to Nanette Huffman since 1974, they have four grown children and three grandchildren. Jim enjoys traveling west to ski but believes Bradford County is a great place to work and raise a family.

Kim Baldwin

Kim Baldwin

Kim Baldwin is the Senior Branch Manager at M&T bank at the Towanda location. She handles personal banking as well as the business/commercial banks for the Towanda location. Kim also had her life insurance and financial investment licenses. Kim has worked for M&T Bank for over twelve year.

Kim has been married for 21 years and has two grown sons.

She has been an active board members with the CBCCC for 3 years.

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Jeff Claiborne - Plant Manager - Pivotal LNG -NAES


Roger Hatch

Roger Hatch, Project Manager Senior - Williams Companies

Roger is a Project Manager Senior at the Williams Companies, Susquehanna River Supply Hub, with offices in both Wysox and Tunkhannock.  A native of the area, Roger was born in Troy, grew up in Dushore and worked in Towanda as part of then GTE Sylvania facility’s (Currently GTP) summer intern program. He currently resides in Towanda.  As a board member, Roger represents Williams and their employee commitment to the communities where they live and work.

Roger has been in the energy industry for nearly 30 years, and has traveled extensively around the world. September will mark his tenth anniversary with Williams, and his roots have drawn him and his wife, Michelle, back to Bradford County. He believes that Williams is a pivotal company in providing infrastructure that safely delivers natural gas products to reliably fuel the clean energy economy in a manner that is authentic and responsible.  In his role, Roger leads project teams and ensures that local pipelines are designed and built in a safe manner that treats people, the environment and our community with respect.  His relationship with family and friends in the area makes it personal.

As a professional, Roger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Wilkes University and a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute.  In his personal life, he enjoys his honey-do projects around the house, exploring the Cahill Mountain area of Overton Township, and running for fun (local 5K benefits, as well as, Half Marathon distances and Ragnar Relays).


Cheri Holecek, Administrative Assistant – Bradford County Conservation District

Cheri is the Administrative Assistant for Bradford County Conservation District.  She provides clerical assistance to the Agriculture, Dirt & Gravel Roads, Education, Forestry, Permitting and Watersheds Teams.

Cheri became a board member in December 2021.

Maria Knapp

Jason Krise, Regional External Affairs Consultant - First Energy Corp.

Cheri is the Administrative Assistant for Bradford County Conservation District.  She provides clerical assistance to the Agriculture, Dirt & Gravel Roads, Education, Forestry, Permitting and Watersheds Teams.

Cheri became a board member in December 2021.

Lauren Hotaling, Towanda Borough Manager and Towanda Municipal Authority Manager

Lauren Egleston is the Towanda Borough Manager and Towanda Municipal Authority Manager. She is currently working on several critical community infrastructure improvement projects for water, sewer, stormwater, and roads and numerous revitalization efforts. Her background in Urban and Regional Planning is vital in managing and developing Towanda Borough & Authority, where we live and work to make them safer, more sustainable, and healthier.

Before working for the Borough & Authority, Lauren grew up in the Towanda Area. After attending the University at Buffalo to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Design, and Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning came back to the area to work in her field with Bradford County and Local and Regional Community and Economic Development Organizations. She has served on several local boards, such as the Bradford County YMCA Board, the Bradford County Historical Society, the Bradford County United Way, the Bradford County Tourism, the Bradford County Natural Gas Advisory Committee, and the Bradford County Parks Committee NTRPDC Workforce Investment Board, and the Towanda Gun Club.

In her spare time, she enjoys designing and remodeling her homes or furniture, planning events, crafting, and spending time with her family and friends.

Maria Knapp, Marketing Manager– Guthrie 

Maria Knapp was born and raised in Bradford County. She earned her bachelor's degree in Business with a focus in Marketing from Marywood University and lives in Wyalusing with her husband and two children.

Maria is the Marketing Manager at The Guthrie Clinic, with responsibility for marketing health care services, brand management, fundraising, recruitment, and corporate sponsorships. Prior to joining The Guthrie Clinic, she worked as a Marketing Manager for The Azek Company for over 10 years, where she directed major brand refreshes and other partnering initiatives.

Maria’s greatest strengths are her strategies, creativity, drive and leadership.

Maria is also a volunteer youth football cheerleading coach for Wyalusing.

In her free time, Maria likes to binge Netflix movies, ride horses, spend time with her family.

Ben McBratney, Operations Manager - Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority 

Ben McBratney is the Operations Manager for Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority in Troy PA.  He manages the day-to-day operations of the landfill along with a wide variety of truck routes from the Bradford County Landfill.  Ben has worked for NTSWA for over 10 years with experience in the waste, recycling, and trucking industries. Born and raised in Bradford County, Ben understands the importance of serving his community. In his spare time Ben enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time with his wife and 3 kids.

T. Thompson, Vice President - Economic Development Progress Authority


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