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.
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.
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
Tracy Fletcher, Vice Chairman
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.
Laurie Grube, Treasurer
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
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.
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.
Charles (Chuck) Shurr, Jr., Board Member
Attorney and Partner at Kozloff Stoudt, Chuck has an extensive background representing financial institutions and other creditors. Prior to practicing law, he served as a commercial loan and workout officer for a large regional bank for over 9 years. Chuck is an active member of the Pennsylvania and Berks County Bar Associations
Ashley Blessing, Board Member
Senior Accountant Small Business at Herbein + Co. As a CPA and graduate from Penn State University Ashley has 10 years of Internal Control and Financial Risk Management to bring to PCDfc. She is active in PICPA – Reading Chapter.
Joe Dufner, Board Member
Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Directlink Technologies. Joe brings an extensive sales and marketing background to PCDfc with strength in relationship building, account management and mining of new clients; strategic thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit; proven ability to influence cross-functional teams; commitment to highest standards when building relationships with corporate partners.
Kevin Schreiber, Board Member
President & CEO of the York County Economic Alliance. Kevin was the 95th Legislative District in York County and continues to be active in the York County through Habitat for Humanity, YWCA, York Housing Authority and on the board of Directors for Downtown Inc., Team PA, York county Convention and Visitors Bureau, Partnership for Economic Development in York County and YorkArts.