Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System, Inc. (ACES) will honor LORD Corporation’s Mark Rose as its 2017 Bob & Betty Merwin Outstanding Citizen at an Annual Awards Luncheon on August 15 at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront.
Rose, who is a member of the Manufacturer & Business Association Board of Governors, was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania and earned a bachelor of science in industrial engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and further earned his master of science degree in industrial engineering, specializing in manufacturing engineering.
Employed by LORD for 26 years, Rose was named director of Aerospace Operations & Supply Chain in 2012. He is an active supporter of ACES, serving in the past as both judge and speaker at the programs. He is being honored for his commitment to the Erie community, his own philanthropic endeavors, and his ongoing advocacy of the American free-enterprise system.
During the luncheon, ACES also will be honoring Debbie Humphreys of Fort LeBoeuf High School as the 2017 ACES Educator of the Year.