Albert Boscov (1929 -2017), Founder

Mr. Albert Boscov, founder of PCDfc and former Chairman (2009-2017).  As a philanthropist, he was a valued leader in the Reading area community,  he created thousands of new jobs through retail, office, industrial and cultural development, through his non-profit organizations and department store chain.

 PCDfc’s Staff

 

Adam Mukerji, President

Adam is a founding member of PCDfc since it’s inception in 2009.  Adam provides PCDfc with a strong foundation of commercial lending experience and a valued understanding of new business development and loan portfolio management.

 

 

 

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Marie Shires, Vice-President & Senior Loan Specialist

Marie is a founding member of PCDfc since it’s inception in 2009.  Marie can assist small businesses with questions regarding the 504 program.  She also works closely with the SBA Agency and lenders to streamline the SBA 504 Loan process for small business owners participating in the program.

 

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Jo Lynn Entzminger, Relationship & Marketing Manager

Jo Lynn joined PCDfc in 2012, she helps assist Small Businesses with the 504 Loan program as well as promote the 504 loan program in the Pennsylvania Market.

 

 

  PCDfc’s Board Members

Tim Warfield, Sr., Chairman

Retired Executive Director of the National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP).  Tim has an compelling background in economic development and revitalization program leadership. Tim is a founding member of PCDfc

 

Carrie Neiswender, Secretary

Housing Program Director of Our City Reading.  A non-profit organization spearheaded by Albert R Boscov.  Our City Reading was developed to curb the flight of residents and businesses from the City of Reading, by restoring abandoned homes and providing city residents with excellent low-cost housing.  As Housing Director, Carrie is responsible for arranging financing needs for potential clients.  She has an an extensive background in mortgage lending/underwriting.

Tracy Fletcher, Treasurer

Vice President of Fulton Bank and a strong employment history in commercial real estate financing and commercial lending.  Tracy is a founding member of PCDfc.

 

Dan Luckey, Board Member

Executive Director of Reading Housing Authority, Dan sits as a board member on Our City Reading, Workforce Investment Board and Reading Redevelopment Authority providing a supportive influence to the Reading Community.  Dan is a founding member of PCDfc.

 

Thomas Hinkle, Board Member

EVP/CTO of Directlink Technologies.  Tom brings a business perspective to PCDfc’s Board through many years of involvement in Technology solutions, selections, financing and Deployment.

Laurie Kercher, Board Member

Vice President Berks Regional Manager for Riverview Bank, her knowledge of banking and finance enables Laurie to deliver great customer service that builds clients’ trust and confidence. Laurie supports PCDfc as well as many other Reading area not for profit agencies including; Opportunity House,  Altrusa International of Reading , West Reading – Wyomissing Rotary Club member, Spirit of Scouting and  Prospectus Berco Golf – committee member

Jim Boscov, Board Member

Chairman and CEO of Boscov’s Department Store, LLC with over 20 years experience at Boscov’s he has held multiple positions throughout the operations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Masters Degree from Tufts University. Mr. Boscov is a board member of the United Way of Berks County and the Berks County Community Foundation.

Larry Rush, Board Member

SCORE mentor for Berks Schuylkill chapter since 2006, and the go to guy for lending concerns.  A retired Senior Vice President of National Penn Bank, servicing 45 years in the Commercial Department.  He is currently active in many local organizations including Mt Penn Rotary and Boyertown Optimist International.

 

Robert (Bob) Fries, Board Member

Certified Counselor for SCORE, Tricounty chapter (Montgomery, Berks & Chester) in Pottstown.  A retired Vice President in Commercial Lending from the now known as Wells Fargo Bank.  Bob is currently active in volunteering to assist the Scottish Rite, Pottstown Kiwanis and Coventryville Cemetery Association.