Board Of Directors
Mike joined the Pike County Chamber in February of 2012. His background over the past 30 years includes a variety of key business roles. Mike served for 7 years as the Executive Director of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce in Middletown, NY. Later, he worked for, and retired from, the Times Herald-Record where his last position was that of the Marketing Director. In the interim, he served as the President of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development, also for 7 years. Most recently, before coming to Pike County, Mike worked as the Director of Campus Sales for the sale and disposal of Arden Hill and Horton hospitals when these buildings were replaced by the new Orange Regional Medical Center. Mike loves all things related to business, marketing, commerce and trade. He is married to his wife of 41 years, Linda Jean. His daughter and her family live close by and they have two children. Mike and Linda also have a son who is a lighting engineer who lives in Newport Beach, CA. Mike is a veteran of the Marine Corps.
Tom Hogan, Pike County Economic Development Authority’s Treasurer, has been a member of the board since 1996 and a member of the Pike County business community for more than 40 years. As the owner of local business Hogan Homes, Tom brings hands-on business experience to every decision as a board member of the Pike County Economic Development Authority.
A Pike County Economic Development Authority Board Member since 1994, Kathy and her husband Leroy are long-time residents of the community. A banquet and group sales manager for one of the largest employers in hospitality in the county, Woodloch Pines, Kathy volunteers her time for not only the Economic Development Authority, but also the Pike County and Pocono Lake Region Chambers of Commerce. Helping businesses through the Economic Development Authority’s programs and being a part of the decision making process that helps Pike County businesses prosper is rewarding to Kathy. Kathy has recently been appointed to served as a Pike County Commissioner for a term in 2011.
Mike moved to Northeastern Pennsylvania from sunny Southern California. Not the smartest idea to some people But it moved him from being the Director of Marketing Services in a small boutique advertising agency, to the Regional Sales Manager of a spa manufacturer in charge of the 13 states in the Northeast. However, too much time on the road and too much time away from his family caused he and his wife, Kim, to look for a local business opportunity.