Board Members

Dan Richardson
Dan Richardson

President (2020 - Current) - Chief Technology Officer (2019 - 2020)

Dan is originally from Lewisberry, PA and has lived in the Carlisle area for many years. In 2007 Dan graduated from ITT Technical Institute Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian of his class. In 2016 Dan started his own digital marketing agency catering to the small to medium local businesses that helps manage all aspects of digital and internet marketing. Dan has been a CYP member since 2018 and was elected CTO in 2019.

To contact Dan, email him at President@carlisleyp.org

Alex Hill
Alex Hill

Treasurer (2019 - Current)

Alex spent his childhood in New Jersey and Philadelphia but has lived in Central Pennsylvania throughout most of his adult life. Alex has served in the US Army Reserves for over 14 years, including serving on three overseas deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait. Alex works as a Branch Manager for Members 1st FCU in Carlisle, PA. Alex was elected to the Board of Directors for CYP in 2019 where he serves as the Treasurer. When he is not at work, Alex spends time with his wife of 10 years and four young children.

To contact Alex, email him at Board@carlisleyp.org

Shawn Bernheisel
Shawn Bernheisel

Board Member (2019 - Current)

Shawn was born and raised in Carlisle, graduating from Carlisle High School in 2004.  He is currently an Enrolled Agent at Cohick & Associates in Carlisle where he specializes in tax and accounting services for partnerships, corporations, non-profits, and individuals.  He is also a 50% partner in Bernheisel Lawn Care LLC, which specializes in lawn care.  In 2008, Shawn graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s in Accounting.  In 2009, he earned his Master’s in Accounting at the same university.  In addition to Carlisle Young Professionals, Shawn serves on the board of the Syracuse Chapter of Delta Chi Alumni Board and Carlisle Lacrosse.  When Shawn is not busy at work, he enjoys rooting for Syracuse sports, spending time outside, and playing volleyball.

To contact Shawn, email him at Board@carlisleyp.org

Tara Gardner
Tara Gardner

Leadership Cumberland Fellow (2019 - Current)

Tara is a Carlisle native that completed her studies from The Pennsylvania State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biobehavioral Health and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She completed a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on Executive Leadership in 2015 from Chamberlain College of Nursing and will soon complete a Master of Business Administration degree.

Tara currently works as an Inpatient Nursing Operations Manager at Geisinger Holy Spirit, where she oversees a 45-bed Cardiac unit and a 25-bed Trauma/Stroke unit. Tara is certified as a Critical Care Registered Nurse and is an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders and is a fellow in the Leadership Cumberland Class of 2020.

When not working, Tara enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

To contact Tara, email her at Board@carlisleyp.org    

Andrea Shickler
Andrea Shickler

Vice President (2020 - Current) - Board Member (2019 - 2020)

Andrea was born and raised in Mt. Holly Springs, Pennsylvania. She is a proud Bubbler, hailing from the South Middleton School District. After obtaining her high school diploma, she went on to graduate from Harrisburg Area Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in 2003.

Andrea currently works for Members 1st Federal Credit Union in the Relationship Management Department as an Account Executive and has been employed with Members 1st FCU since 2015. Andrea has been a member of the Carlisle Young Professionals (CYP) since 2018 and enjoys spending time with family and friends in her downtime.

To contact Andrea, email her at Board@carlisleyp.org

Abby Leidigh
Abby Leidigh

Secretary (2020 - Current) - Board Member (2019 - 2020)

Abby was raised in Carlisle and graduated from Carlisle High School in 2013. She is a 4th-grade teacher at LeTort Elementary School. Abby earned a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from Lebanon Valley College and will graduate with her M.Ed. as a reading specialist from Shippensburg University in 2020. In addition to being on the board, she serves as a member of CYP’s outreach committee.

To contact Abby, email her at Board@carlisleyp.org

Allie Mahon
Allie Mahon

Board Member (2019 - Current)

Allie is originally from Shippensburg, PA where she currently resides. Allie graduated with her Master’s in Education with a certification in K-12 School Counseling in 2012 and is an Elementary School Counselor at Sporting Hill Elementary in the Cumberland Valley School District. She is currently pursing her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision. Allie is also the Program Coordinator for Drew’s Hope, a grief and loss family program, through the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation. She has been a CYP board member since 2019.

To contact Allie, email her at Board@carlisleyp.org

Gary Warman
Gary Warman

Chief Technology Officer (2020 - Present)

 

Gary is originally from Corpus Christi, TX, and is new to Carlisle as of November 2019.  He has worked for several companies within the tech sector, and over the years has gained a large depth of experience from being exposed to many different problem surfaces, with a specific focus on ones that can be solved through the application of software and automation. Gary joined CYP in 2019 and was elected CTO in 2020.

When not working, Gary enjoys creating music, and pursuing knowledge wherever it can be found.

To contact Gary, email him at Board@carlisleyp.org

David Everhart
David Everhart

Presidential Adviser (2020 - Current) - President (2018 - 2020) - Board Member (2016 - 2018)

David is originally from Chambersburg, PA and has lived in the Carlisle area since 2011. David has worked for Santander Bank since 2012 and is currently a Branch Manager in Etters, PA.  As a single father, he spends much of his free time with his young daughter Aurora, who enjoys coming to as many kid-friendly CYP events as she can. David has been a CYP member since 2015, joined the Board in 2017, and served as President since from 2018 to 2020.

To contact David, email him at Board@carlisleyp.org

Amanda Hennessey
Amanda Hennessey

Legal Counsel (2015 - Current)

Amanda is originally from Carlisle, PA and graduated from Big Spring High School. She is Corporate Counsel for Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining HE&R, she was Corporate Counsel for The Beistle Company in Shippensburg. Amanda received her B.A. from Alvernia College in Secondary Education and her J.D. from The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. She is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar. In her free time, she enjoys reading, sports, working out, and spending time with her family. 

To contact Allie, email her at Board@carlisleyp.org