Class Notes

Class Notes shares the achievements and milestones of alumni of Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessors, Williamsport Area Community College and Williamsport Technical Institute. Share your story.

John Davies Jr., 1980

aviation maintenance technician

John is a regional aircraft maintenance manager for Spirit Airlines, in charge of aircraft maintenance for the East Coast. He resides in Boothwyn.

Rory Kania, 2013

technology management

Rory is an inside sales representative for Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. He also holds Penn College degrees in heavy construction equipment technology, Caterpillar equipment emphasis, and on-site power generation. He resides in Avoca.

Andrew Brooks, 2004

paramedic technology

Andrew is a detective/SWAT medic for Manassas City Police in Virginia.

Brad Kavetski, 2010

emergency medical services

Brad is a station captain for Horry County (S.C.) Fire Rescue. He presented at the South Carolina State Firefirghters' Association's 2019 Fire Improvement Conference, completed a bachelor's degree in fire science management from American Military University in 2018, and is a state director for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network. He married Mindy Yorks in September 2017. They reside in Aynor, S.C.

Jennifer Blew, 2006

paramedic technology

Jennifer is an administrative assistant for Penn State. She resides in Bellefonte.

James Walker, 2011

information technology: information assurance and security

James is an information security analyst for UPMC Susquehanna. He resides in Williamsport.

Phillip Wagner, 2000

electronics technology: computer automation maintenance

Phillip is a lieutenant for the Anne Arundel County (Md.) Fire Department, responsible for the daily staffing of a large department in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. He resides in Marysville.

Tim Beiler, 2017

aviation maintenance technology

Tim is a technician for Dassault Aircraft Services. He resides in Cochranville, Pa.

Thomas Whitehouse, 2013

residential construction technology and management

Thomas is a project engineer II for Harkins Builders. He resides in Monrovia, Md.

Dhaval Patel, 2011

building science and sustainable design

Dhaval is a lead virtual design and construction/building information modeling coordinator for McClure Co. He resides in Gettysburg.

Jermaine Mitchell, 2009

mass media communication

Jermaine is a direct support professional for Hope Enterprises. He resides in Williamsport.

Sean Stabler, 2006

plastics and polymer engineering technology

Sean is the research and innovation manager for Sekisui SPI. He resides in Bloomsburg.

Michael Bastian, 2014

automated manufacturing technology

Michael is a new business administrator for UGI Utilities. He resides in Watsontown.


Rohan Lewis, 2004

automotive technology management

Rohan is the human resources and compliance director for CompanyVoice. He resides in Harleysville.

Mindy (Lytle) Vlacic, 2015


Mindy is a nurse practitioner for UPMC. She resides in Montoursville.


Anthony DeFazio, 1996

applied human services

Anthony is a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor. He maintains a private practice, Anthony DeFazio, LCADC LLC. He resides in Belmar, N.J.


Andrew Nagle, 2005

automotive technology management

Andrew is an account executive for DCI Fleet Services. He recently welcomed a son, William. The family resides in Media.

Joshua Bonner, 2014

web design and multimedia

Joshua is the creative director for Mount Saint Mary's University. He resides in Kingston.

Gaven Crosby, 2017

emergency management technology

Gaven is a training program manager for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He resides in Shickshinny.

Jared Breining, 2006

plastics and polymer engineering technology

Jared is a program manager for West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. He resides in Jersey Shore.

Brian Richard Nagel, 2001

business management

Brian works in sales for W.A. DeHart. He resides in Muncy.

Zachary Mazur, 2008

manufacturing engineering technology

Zachary is a manufacturing engineering and maintenance supervisor for Flowserve Corp. He resides in Suffolk, Va.

Joshua Young, 2006

computer information technology: data communications and networking

Joshua is a learning systems administrator for Penn College. He resides in Montoursville.

Richard Baus III, 2002

construction management

Richard is a chief estimator/project manager for River Front Recycling and Aggregate. He resides in Levittown.

Jessica (Larson) Lehman, 2017

physician assistant

Jessica is a PA for MedExpress urgent care center. She and husband, Harry A., '09, welding technology, reside in Dover, Del.


Larry Basile, 1991

architectural technology

Larry is the vice president of sales for Supplysource, where he is responsible for sales, marketing, design and customer service. He resides in Williamsport.

Alexander Gingerich, 2010

heating, ventilation & air conditioning technology

Alexander is an HVAC service technician for Walton & Company. He and his wife welcomed their first baby, a boy, in July 2018. They reside in York.

Ryan Newswanger, 2002

architectural technology

Ryan is the CEO of Jubilee Ministries. He resides in Myerstown.

Lauren (Harris) Cohick, 2010

technology management

Lauren is an administrative assistant for Plante & Moran, PLLC. She resides in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.


James Lambert, 1977

construction carpentry

James is the director of facilities and construction for St. Thomas Aquinas College and has served on the City of Beacon and County of Dutchess planning boards. Prior to his work at St. Thomas Aquinas, he owned and operated his own construction company for 20 years. He resides in Beacon, N.Y.

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