Gregory F. Pashke
Mr. Pashke has served as President of Pashke Consulting, a strategic, tactical and valuation consulting services company since 1997. Mr. Pashke was a founding and managing partner of Pashke Twargowski & Lee, a northwestern Pennsylvania regional CPA firm from 1974 to 1997. In addition to managing the firm, Mr. Pashke provided managerial and financial consulting and auditing and accounting assurance services primarily to closely held manufacturing and service enterprises. Mr. Pashke was Vice-President of Finance for Keystone Aeronautics, a multi-state air charter, aircraft sales and fuel concession enterprise from 1973 to 1974 and was a Senior Accountant with the auditing firm of Ernst & Young from 1971 until 1973. Mr. Pashke has been active in many professional organizations, having served on the National Governing Council of the American Institute of CPAs and as National Vice President of the Society for the Advancement of Management where he chaired the Long-Range Objectives and Nominations Committees. Mr. Pashke also was a member of the Governing Council and the Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, where he served on the Ethics and Centennial Committees and as the President of the Erie Chapter of PICPA. Mr. Pashke has multiple professional designations in accounting (CPA, CMA – Certificate in Management Accounting), finance (CFM – Certified in Financial Management), consulting (CMC – Certified Management Consultant) and valuation (CBA – Certified Business Appraiser) and he holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Pashke has also authored over thirty articles on a variety of consulting, planning, managerial, auditing, tax and organizational topics. We believe that Mr. Pashke should serve as a member of our Board because he will bring significant financial accounting and reporting, financial planning, tax, internal auditing and ethics expertise to our Board, including through his robust experience in these areas with manufacturing and service enterprises.