Local Stories

NEW: Spring 2021 Thriving Magazine Is Here

Chamber Updates, Local Stories

Our new Spring 2022 Thriving Magazine has arrived! Our goal is to provide inspirational stories, business insights, spotlight news, and helpful resources through this quarterly magazine. The issue includes: Meet the businesses that are part of the Lancaster Chambers’s Underrepresented Business Partnership. How to use simple, but important, steps to engage staff and create a welcoming […]

Interview with Titus Irvin, Composer of Jingle for “What’s On Tap, Lancaster?” Podcast

Local Stories, What's on Tap, Lancaster?, Young Professional Network (YPN)

What’s on Tap, Lancaster? What’s on Tap, Lancaster? pours out the latest need-to-know trends, insights, and strategies for young professionals in the business community. Featuring interviews with professionals from across Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, What’s on Tap, Lancaster? will equip and inspire the next generation of leaders to cultivate a thriving Lancaster community. How did you […]

Q & A with Rahwa Teklai, Senior Vice President & Market Leader of PNC Private Bank

150th Anniversary, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Local Stories

Rahwa Teklai is senior vice president and market leader for PNC Private Bank in Central Pennsylvania. Based in Lancaster, Teklai is responsible for leading a highly experienced team in Central Pennsylvania to deliver PNC Private Bank capabilities and solutions to help clients reach their financial goals. What brought you to Lancaster County? My husband Dawit […]

The Underrepresented Business Partnership: Words into Action

150th Anniversary, Chamber Updates, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Local Stories

By: Javar Colon, Business Development Specialist, Lancaster Chamber The Lancaster Chamber has elevated the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion conversation to a new level as part of our 2022-2024 Strategic Priorities. There are three broad areas of focus: recognizing our own challenges with team diversity, supporting our business’ needs for creating intentional DEI plans and our […]

NEW: Fall 2021 Thriving Magazine Is Here

Chamber Updates, Local Stories

Our new Fall 2021 Thriving Magazine has arrived! Our goal is to provide inspirational stories, business insights, spotlight news, and helpful resources through this quarterly magazine. This is an issue focused on trends—from what’s happening in tourism and marketing, to what we can expect with workforce, nonprofits, and the economy. We hope you find this magazine […]

Lessons In Leadership: Employee Development Matters

Local Stories

This story was written by Genise Wade, Chief Human Resources Officer at The Wenger Group.  Employers are currently challenged with “The Great Resignation.”  Millions of employees have taken time during the pandemic to evaluate what is important to them and are making the decision to change jobs and/or careers for a variety of reasons.  According to […]