2014 Business Magazine Issues


The Center for Post-Secondary and Career Discovery
Administrators, teachers, parents, students and employers explain how The Center for Post-Secondary and Career Discovery at Fort LeBoeuf High School is better preparing the work force of tomorrow by giving students the opportunity to synthesize their coursework with their future scholastic and career goals.


UPMC Hamot
Administrators and physicians explain how UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pennsylvania has become a vital resource for employers and their employees through its early detection and prevention initiatives and growing list of specialty services in the areas of breast cancer, lung cancer, spine and brain injuries, and weight loss.


7th Annual WILD Conference
Organizers discuss plans for the 7th annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference, set for April 30 at the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center in Erie, and how it is focused on helping business owners, entrepreneurs and other professionals in creating their leadership paths.


Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Inc.
Northwestern REC’s executive team discusses the technologically advanced initiatives that the 78-year-old distribution electric cooperative has developed to better serve its nearly 20,000 members in Crawford, Erie, Mercer, Venango and Warren counties in Pennsylvania and Ashtabula County in Ohio


Annual Report
109th Annual Event keynote speaker Willie Robertson, chief executive officer of Duck Commander and Buck Commander.


Bank officials explain how this Eriebased community bank has grown and prospered through a commitment to its customers, co-workers, and community.


Bethesda Children’s Home / Lutheran Social Services
Administrators and business leaders share how this 95-year-old nonprofit organization has been rebuilding lives of children, youth and their families across Pennsylvania through innovative behavioral rehabilitation services.


Ernst Conservation Seeds
Calvin Ernst shares how he and his family have been progressive in moving the Meadville, Pennsylvania family business forward over the past 50 years to become one of the nation’s largest wholesale native seed suppliers.


Saint Vincent Hospital
When it comes to wellness, Saint Vincent Hospital is not just a provider, but also an active user of health care. With more than 3,000 associates, Erie County’s fourth largest employer has a vested interest in keeping its work force and the community well.


5th Annual Made in PA
Across the country, thousands of manufacturers and technical schools will join together and open their doors to showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers to kick off the third annual Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 3.


Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Organizers explain how the 2015 BIG IDEA Contest can help small manufacturers and entrepreneurs turn their innovative product or process ideas into real business opportunities.


2015 Economic Forecast
What’s next? Economists at the Economic Research Institute of Erie (ERIE), Penn State Erie’s outreach of the Sam & Irene Black School of Business, explain what may be in store for the local and national economies in 2015.