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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Philadelphia Fed Names New Business Council Members

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Contacts: Katherine Dibling, assistant media advisor, 215-574-4119

Philadelphia, Pa. - The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has appointed several business leaders to serve on its Business Council for three-year terms beginning this year. The 12-member council advises Federal Reserve officials about regional business conditions and economic issues that have an impact on the marketplace.

Renee Amoore, founder, president, and CEO of The Amoore Group, King of Prussia, Pa., started her first business, Amoore Health Systems, Inc., in 1995. She has since branched out, creating 521 Management, Inc., a communications firm; Ramsey Educational Development, Inc., children and adult services; and Liberty Services, construction and environmental services. She serves on the boards of the Franklin Institute, Nazareth Hospital, Drexel University, Greater Philadelphia, Montgomery County Chambers of Commerce, and the King of Prussia Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Amoore serves on the Union League’s member relations committee. She is a member of the following boards: Pennsylvania State Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvanians for Effective Government, and the Business Industry Political Action Committee. She is a registered nurse, who graduated from Harlem Hospital School of Nursing. She received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Antioch University.

Daniel R. Blaschak, treasurer of Blaschak Coal Corp., Mahanoy City, Pa, is a director and treasurer of Fisher Mining Company and Penn Equipment Corp. He is also a director for the Union Bank and Trust Company, Pottsville, Pa., and serves as chairman of the information systems committee for the bank. Blaschak is a co-founder and chairman of the Pennsylvania Anthracite Council. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Suffolk University, Boston, MA.

Keith Campbell is chairman of Mannington Mills, Inc., in Salem, N.J. He has served in several senior and management positions there since 1977. He is a director for South Jersey Industries, St. James School in St. James, Md.; and Skytop Lodge Corp. He is also a director for the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, the Floor Covering Consumer Credit Association, and the World Floor Covering Association. He is a trustee for the Salem Community Center (now the John B. Campbell Center ) and Rowan University, where he also serves on the capital campaign committee. He is chairman of the board for Stand Up for Salem and a member of the fundraising committee for Muskingum College. He has a bachelor’s degree in business and history from Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio.

Eric May is the president and owner of Pen Fern Oil Co., Inc., Dallas, Pa. He is a managing partner of May Associates, LLC, and May Brands, LLC. May was previously employed by Novartis Consumer Health and Andersen Consulting. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association, the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association, National Association of Shell Wholesalers, and National Association of Convenient Services. He received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., and an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University.

Kenneth Tuckey is the chairman, president, and CEO of Tuckey Mechanical Services, Inc., in Carlisle, Pa. He is the founder and owner of Tuckey Metal Fabricators; Tuckey Restoration, Inc.; 3-T Investors, L.P.; and 3-T Management, Inc.

Tuckey is a member of the Association of Builders and Contractors, Inc.; National Fire Protection Association; Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration International; Disaster Kleenup International; International Code Council; and the American Welding Society.

Tuckey serves on the boards of the Salvation Army, Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce, Carlisle Regional Medical Board of Directors, Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the State Workforce Investment Board. He is chair of the financial committee for the advisory board of the Bethel Christian Academy. He is a recipient of the 2005 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation and the Chrysalis awards for the Centenary/Addison Buildings in Carlisle.

Tuckey is a graduate of Scranton College, Scranton, Pa., where he received a business certification for business cash flow and cost analysis (CEU).

David C. Wenger is president and CEO of RoadLink USA East in Philadelphia. He is also chairman of the executive committee and a board member of Roadlink USA Holding Corp. Previously, he held senior positions for Eastern America Transport & Warehousing, Inc. and Marty’s Express. He had been a transportation manager for Mattel Toys and a founding president of Eastern Intermodal Drayman’s Association. He is president of David C. Wenger Real Estate and a trustee-health for the health, welfare, and pension funds of Teamsters Local 837. Wenger serves on the public relations and planning committee for the Intermodal Association of North America. He attended La Salle College and the Traffic and Transportation Institute of Philadelphia.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. The Philadelphia Fed serves the Third District, which is composed of eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

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