Advisory Board

Mission: We prepare students for a lifetime of professional work and responsible citizenship by offering curricular programs and co-curricular activities that foster their intellectual development, stimulate their curiosity, and support their personal growth within an inclusive, welcoming environment.    

Vision: We create dynamic educational experiences to provide our students with the knowledge, skills, experiences, and confidence to excel in whatever they choose to pursue. 



Dr. Saul Fink, Goldfinch Bio, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development

Saul W. Fink is currently Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development at Goldfinch Bio. He is a biotech and pharmaceutical R&D leader and was previously with Bristol-Myers Squibb where he spent a good part of his career. At BMS he held key strategy, business operations and laboratory roles and worked closely with senior executives to accelerate strategy execution, business transformations and operational performance. He graduated from Millersville University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and earned a doctorate in analytical/physical chemistry from the University of Houston. Saul was appointed to the Council of Trustees in May 2020 and serves as a member of the Resources Committee.


Mr. Brent Frey, Apple, Director of Education Development

Brent D. Frey is the Director of Education at Apple joining the company in 2001. Brent is a member of the Apple Education Leadership Team and leads all groups in the education division that focus on the transformation of learning and teaching both in K12 and Higher Education. His teams include Education Leadership Executives, Apple Professional Learning, Community Education Initiatives, and Professional Learning Content. Prior to joining Apple, Brent served as a school administrator for twelve years in the West Shore School District near Harrisburg, PA, where he held positions as middle school principal and district director of technology.

 Dr. Jon S. Kauffman, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc. Senior Director, Biopharmaceutical Services and Method Development & Validation 

Jon S. Kauffman is currently Vice President, BioPharma Biologics at Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories. He is responsible for the Biochemistry and Cell & Molecular Biology testing services that support biopharmaceutical companies in providing their products to patients. He graduated from Millersville University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and earned a doctorate in physical chemistry from the University of Delaware. Jon has taught as an adjunct professor of Chemistry at Millersville University since 1993 and served on the Advisory Board since 2008.

ms-king.jpgMs. Joyce Denelsbeck King

 Joyce King is currently Director at Merck & Co. She is currently President-Elect of the MU Alumni Association, having served as Secretary in prior years. Joyce received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (Medical Technology) from Millersville University and her master's degree in Chemistry from Drexel University.



Mr. Harry Lohss, Precision Carbide Tooling Inc. President

Harry A. Lohss is currently President of Precision Carbide Tooling Inc. He is a Journeyman Machinist, a member of The Society of Manufacturing Engineers and The American Association of Physics Teachers. Harry received his bachelors degree in Physics-Mathematics-Secondary Education from Millersville State College.


Dr. Neil Kline 

Dr. Neil Kline, Sleep Disorder Associates of Lancaster, Inc. CEO, Medical Director

Dr. Neil Kline is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence with Ben Franklin Partners and the National Medical Director for Community Wellness.  Neil received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and attended Medical School at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  



Mr. Will McGortyMr. Will McGrorty, Intellicor Communications LLC, Vice President

Will McGrorty is currently Vice-President at Intellicor Communications LLC and is Past President of the Susquehanna Litho Foundation.  Will received his Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Communication from Millersville University.  


Mr. Jeff Pinegar


Mr. Jeffrey Pinegar, Phoenix Contact, Inc. Product Manager Development and Manufacturing Division

Jeff Pinegar is a Senior Product Manager in the Development and Manufacturing Division at Phoenix Contact.  Jeff received his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Akron, his MBA in Marketing from the University of Saint Thomas, and his master's degree in Management from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Ms Deborah Willwerth


 Ms. Deborah WillwerthUPMC Pinnacle Lancaster Region, President

Deborah Willwerth is President of UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster Region.  Deborah has her BSN degree from Millersville University and her MSN degree from Widener University.

Dean Jackson


Dr. Michael Jackson, College of Science and Technology, Dean

 Michael Jackson is the Dean of the College of Science and Technology.  He received his undergraduate degree from SUNY Oswego and his PhD in physics at New Mexico State University.


Dr. Ben Del Tito



Dr. Benjamin Del Tito, MU Foundation Board

Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Del Tito, Jr., ’77 is co-owner of Del Tito Consulting, LLC with his wife. Anna, specializing in pharma and biotrch Regulatory and Quality support for their clients. Most recently, Ben has been working for a vaccine client who has a COVID-19 vaccine in clinical development. Ben left semi-retirement to run the company’s Quality organization. Ben earned a BA in biology from Millersville, an MS in biochemistry from Western Kentucky University and a PhD in molecular biology from Lehigh University. He has been a member of the Board since 2019.