Presentation from David Spirk on May 19th

On Wednesday, May 19th, David Spirk, majority shareholder of Spirk Brothers, Inc and managing member of Steel Club in Hellertown, presented to the Executive Forum.

Spirk Brothers was founded in 1985. With experience in commercial, industry, institutional, and residential construction management, they have served numerous companies throughout Pennsylvania and beyond. Spirk Brothers remains true to their founding values of quality, honesty and hard work. The company is proactive in finding solutions for their clients that best achieve their goals. Lasting relationships are the lifeblood of the business.

Learn more about Spirk Brothers by visiting their website: https://www.spirkbrothers.com/

Learn more about the Steel Club by visiting their website: https://www.steel.club/

Presentation From Bob Mateff on September 15th

On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021, Bob Mateff, CEO of Cetronia Ambulance Corps gave a presentation and tour of the facility. The presentation covered how the EMS funding model works, the current challenges they are undergoing, and the possible solutions to make Emergency Medical Services sustainable in the Lehigh Valley in the future.

Cetronia Ambulance Corps is a Lehigh Valley-based Healthcare Organization providing comprehensive ambulance and education services. They are based at the Cetronia Ambulance Corps Joint Operations Center, a 68,000sq. ft. facility purpose-build in 2014 to elevate the logistics of lifesaving to the highest levels of human, technological and clinical performance.

Learn more about Cetronia Ambulance Corps by visiting their website: https://www.cetronia.org/

Presentation From Rocco Zegalia on February 17th

On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at the Steel Club, Executive Forum member Rocco Zegalia, Director of Sales at TWG Security presented along side Eric Gutierrez, Regional Sales Manager of Ava Security to highlight Ava’s Cloud Video Security technology that they are currently deploying to their customers. The presentation demonstrated how organizations can see, understand, and act on their surroundings to protest their people, business, and reputation with Ava’s intelligent security solutions.

Founded in 2007, TWG Security has grown to become one of the largest and most trusted security technology integration firms in Eastern Pennsylvania. Specializing in the design, installation, and servicing of critical security and operational technology systems, TWG serves some of the largest organizations in the Greater Lehigh Valley area. TWG provides end-to-end physical security solutions for companies and organizations of all sizes. TWG's custom engineered solutions provide immediate value for client's security and operational challenges.

Learn more about TWG Security by visiting their website: https://www.twgsecurity.com/

Lost Generation Poll

A recent poll conducted by member Kris Rooney and his team at Express Employment Professionals highlights the educational disruptions from the pandemic and the threats it has caused. Attached is a document with information about the study along with the results.

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Member Announcement from Matthew Michalek

Forum member Matthew Michalek, VP of Operations at L.R. Costanzo Co., Inc. announced a new contract to build the first largest clean energy bitcoin mining facility in the United States. The company has worked on this project all year and is finally getting started on site. The project will more than double the company’s current volume and will be the single largest contract in their 75 years in business. To learn more about this mega project check out the following links:

https://www.bicmagazine.com/industry/renewable-biofuel/texas-based-talen-energy-secures-capital-to-renewable-energy/

https://decrypt.co/81974/bitcoin-miners-go-nuclear-search-clean-energy