Harrisburg University Welcomes New Board Members
Sep 21, 2006
Two well-respected business leaders have joined the Board of Trustees for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Robert A. Ortenzio, CEO of Select Medical Corporation, and Anthony A. Pascotti, owner of Pascotti Realty, were welcomed to the Board of Trustees at the September 14th meeting.
“We’re pleased to have them as part of our Board to help create the blueprint for the future direction of the University,” says Dr. Melvyn Schiavelli, President of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. “Led by Board Chair David Schankweiler, the Board of Trustees is comprised of a who’s who of the Commonwealth—men and women who demonstrate a long-standing history of exceptional commitment to the region.”
Ortenzio’s many career accomplishments include co-founding Select Medical Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, where he has served as director and Chief Executive Officer since September 2001. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer from February 1997 until September 2001.
In addition to owning and operating Pascotti Realty, Pascotti is a principle in Developers III, which has been involved in much of the recent development of downtown Harrisburg. He is the former group president of the Bysis Insurance and Education Business Company.
“We have been blessed with great board members and the addition of Tony and Bob will take us even higher,” says David Schankweiler, Chair of the Board of Trustees and CEO of Journal Publications Inc.
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, founded in 2001, is a private, non-profit, science and technology-focused comprehensive university. Chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a candidate for accreditation, HU offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as professional and continuing education and certificate programs, in biotechnology and biosciences, computer and information sciences, e-business and management, integrative sciences, and geography and geospatial imaging.