Season 1 Citizens | Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal | WVIA
Citizens Sandy Insalaco and Pat Stella

Sandy Insalaco and Pat StellaOriginal airdate: Wed., Feb 11, 2009 | 7pm

He and his brothers owned a chain of supermarkets, The Crossings Factory Outlet and now a water bottling plant that distributes nationally. She owns nine regional McDonalds restaurants and her name is not Ronald! They are Sandy Insalaco and Patricia Stella.

Citizens Frank Henry and Atty. Joseph Quinn

Frank Henry and Atty. Joseph Quinn

Original airdate: Wed., Feb 18, 2009 | 7pm

He has 250 buses with the name Martz on the side; and this attorney has won more multi-million dollar Northeastern Pennsylvania jury awards than anyone in our region. They are Frank Henry and Attorney Joe Quinn, and their names mean success and community.

Citizens Scott & George Lynett and Barb Hudock

Original airdate: Wed., Feb 18, 2009 | 7pm

Their family owned newspapers, publications and radio stations rank among America’s oldest family business and they’re based in Scranton. She is one of Barron’s Magazine Top 100 Women Financial Advisors in America, and she works in Williamsport. They are George and Scott Lynett of Times-Shamrock and Barbara Hudock of Hudock-Moyer Associates.

Citizens Scott Meuser and Robert Tambur

Scott Meuser and Robert Tambur

Original airdate: Wed., March 4, 2009 | 7pm

Scott Meuser is a major shareholder and CEO of Pride Mobility Products Corporation in Exeter, an international leader in the manufacture of scooters, power chairs and lift chairs. Bob Tambur owns a nationally recognized financial services company, shopping centers, golf courses and much more, and he breeds champion horses. Both are successful philanthropic regional leaders, and very interesting people.

Citizens Rusty Flack and Erica Shames

Original airdate: Wed., Mar. 11, 2009 | 7pm

He and his brother built their company in Wyoming, Pennsylvania into North America's largest perforator of metal products. She wrote for The New York Times, but moved from Manhattan to Lewisburg and started a magazine. They are Rusty Flack, Chairman and CEO of Diamond Manufacturing, and Erica Shames, owner of Susquehanna Life Magazine. 

Citizens Judd & Susan Shoval and Dr. Harmar Brereton

Judd & Susan Shoval and Dr. Harmar BreretonOriginal airdate: Wed., Mar. 18, 2009 | 7pm 

They are a fascinating and charming regional couple who together and separately have built successful local and national businesses. He is a highly successful and admired cancer physician with an unusual and personal commitment to the arts, education, healthcare and our community. They are Judd and Susan Shoval of Wilkes-Barre, and Dr. Harmar Brereton of Scranton.

Citizens David & Anne Hawk and Ron Ertley

David & Anne Hawk and Ron ErtleyOriginal airdate: Wed., Mar. 25, 2009 | 7pm 

Their names are on candy and cars, and they own two of Northeast Pennsylvania's best known businesses. Gertrude Hawk made it by the pound and today her grandson makes 14,000 tons every year for customers across America. This auto dealer multiplied his father's franchise and became nationally recognized. They are Dave and Anne Hawk of Gertrude Hawk's, and Ron Ertley.

Citizens Richard Pearsall and Eugene Kane

Richard Pearsall and Eugene KaneOriginal airdate: Wed., Apr. 1, 2009 | 7pm 

This Luzerne County man of modest beginnings labored on a New York State farm and today owns a two-thousand-home Florida housing development . And this trucker started with two trailers in Scranton, but today nine hundred of his units haul goods across the US. They are consultant and investor Richard Pearsall of Dallas, and Eugene Kane of Kane-is-Able Trucking.

Citizens Dr. Frank Bucci and Tara Wilson

Dr. Frank Bucci and Tara WilsonOriginal airdate: Wed., Apr. 8, 2009 | 7pm 

He is an internationally recognized Lasik surgeon from Wilkes-Barre who created a free medical clinic in Peru and started a local hospice, all in loving memory of his gifted late wife. And this woman’s climb to ownership and management of an area mechanical contracting company had its share of taxing interruptions. They are Dr. Frank Bucci of Bucci Laser Vision, and Tara Mugford Wilson, President of Power Mechanical Corporation.

Citizens Dick & Wendy Yuengling

Dick & Wendy YuenglingOriginal airdate: Wed., Apr. 15, 2009 | 7pm 

His 5th generation name is on a beer once brewed and enjoyed only in Pennsylvania Coal Country. Today his is a respected boutique beer sold in 12 states along the East Coast. Dick Yuengling is now teaching the business to his four daughters to preserve the 180 year legacy. Meet Wendy Yuengling and her father and learn the fascinating business history of the Yuengling brewery.

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