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WHO WE ARE

Get to know the patriots who believe in the Folds of Honor mission and are working hard to change lives in their city.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Beth Simmons

President

Based in PA

Beth Simmons is the owner of Triple E Consulting – an educational training, consulting, and special events organization. Her client list has included PGA Magazine, Lehigh University Executive Education, and the Manufacturing Resource Center in the Lehigh Valley. Beth developed a strong relationship with the Folds of Honor through her work with PGA Magazine and is the founder of the Folds of Honor E. Pennsylvania/ New Jersey Chapter. Beth completed her Lehigh University MBA in 2000 and worked with the Iacocca Institute for twelve years executing executive, management, and professional training programs. Prior to achieving her MBA, Beth grew up in Tampa Bay, Florida, working with her family’s medical equipment business, completing her BA in Journalism at the University of Central Florida and working with the St. Petersburg Clearwater Area Film Commission. Beth is a Rotarian and currently lives in the Lehigh Valley with her Aunt.

George Morrison, ESQ.

Vice President & Chapter Attorney

Based in PA

George Morrison is Counsel with White and Williams, LLC and has experience in a variety of labor and employment matters. His practice ranges from proactive counseling to litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. George also assists consumer reporting agencies with claims asserted under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  George counsels’ employers on compliance with federal, state and local laws concerning individual employment rights, covenants not-to-compete, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, COBRA, the Fair Labor Standards Act, personnel policies and labor and employment issues arising from mass layoffs and plant shutdowns. He also assists employers with general OSHA and Department of Labor inspections and has successfully worked with investigators to minimize employer liability.  A member of the White and Williams, LLC’s Education Law Group, George advises colleges and universities on issues related to faculty and student procedural due process rights and compliance with the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act. 

While in law school, George was President of the Widener University Moot Court Honor Society.  From 2012-2017, George was selected in a survey of his peers as a Pennsylvania “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers.  George has also served as president of Saucon Valley Rotary for two non-consecutive terms.  George resides in Allentown, PA.

Mike Corvino, CPA

Co-Treasurer

Based in PA

Mike Corvino is a 1980 graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He joined Abraham, Borda, Corvino, Butz, LaValva & Co in 1983 and became a shareholder in 1991. Michael’s practice areas include accounting, business valuations, and tax planning and consulting for closely held businesses including their owners. He is certified in Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey. In his free time, he enjoys rooting for Penn State and the Yankees and spending time with his wife and two sons. Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, he resides in Bethlehem Township.

Matt Kardish

Matt Kardish

Co-Treasurer

Based in PA

Matt Kardish works in the audit department at Stephano Slack LLC in Wayne, Pennsylvania, a regional middle market accounting services firm. He has been with the company since 2015. He lives in West Chester, PA. Matt earned his Bachelor of Science in Management from Boston College in 2014 with a dual concentration in Finance and Accounting. When he’s not working, he loves watching basketball and playing golf.  In addition to work and golf, Matt is actively involved in the special needs community. He serves as Treasurer on the Board of Bournely Special Camp, a summer camp in West Chester with programs involving recreational, physical fitness and lifetime wellness in conjunction with developing communication and social skills for individuals with mild to moderate intellectual and developmental disabilities. He is also a Director for LiveUp Programs, which is an Organization that hosts extended weekend programs for adults with Down syndrome shaped around encouraging enhanced social interactions, character building, and independent living skills.

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Secretary

Based in PA

Michael Smith is the owner of Jarvin Consulting – a specialized Sales and Marketing firm with a concentration on Salesforce.com and nCino Banking Automation projects. Michael acts as the primary Sales and Solutions Architect for Jarvin, which has several banking and financial clients in the Philadelphia region.  In addition to leading several Salesforce.com projects, Michael has also contributed several solutions that have been included in Salesforce.com enhancements over the years. In his spare time, Mike enjoys playing golf, cycling, and spending time with his young son.  Michael lives in Phoenixville with his son, Carter. 

Andy Bulizak, PGA

Golf Industry Co-Chair

Based in NJ

Andy Bulizak was born and raised in Binghamton, New York.  He earned a BBA with honors in the Professional Golf Management from the State University of New York at Delhi.  He also competed on the golf team and served as the captain of the school’s golf club.  As part of his studies, he completed internships at En-Joie Golf Club, NY, Cattail Creek Country Club, MD, and Sleepy Hollow Country Club, NY.  After graduation, Andy became an Assistant Golf Professional at Sleepy Hollow where he remained for three full seasons. In 2016, Andy relocated to New Jersey and became an Assistant Golf Professional at Morris County Golf Club, where he earned his Class A PGA membership in June of that year. At the beginning of 2017, Andy joined the sales world and has since become a Regional Director for Signature Golf Travel, which focuses on luxury golf travel. He is also the Account Manager for NJ and Eastern PA for Stitch Golf. In 2018, Andy started his own independent company called Greenside Experiences to service his growing corporate golf clients and charity fundraising business. Andy resides in Cedar Grove, New Jersey and is a member of the NJ PGA Section.

Mike Attara

Mike Attara, PGA

Golf Industry Co-Chair

Based in PA

Mike Attara is a certified PGA Professional, golf industry executive, and the founder and president of Spirt Golf Management. Mike is Trustee of the New Jersey Golf Foundation, Board Member of the Pennsylvania Golf Course Owners Association, and Board Member of the GAP Public Golf Committee. Mike served two terms as a NJ PGA Board of Director and has been a long-time supporter of the Folds of Honor Foundation. Mike earned his Class A PGA certification in 1990 and certification in general management in 2006. During Mike’s 30 + years as a PGA Professional, he served as a Regional Vice President for a national golf course management company, Director of Operations at Eagle Ridge Golf Club and today is the President of Spirit Golf Management.

Mike’s passion for Folds of Honor started in 2008 as a Wingman, hosting his first Patriot Day Events and chairing the first NJ PGA Sections Patriot’s Day Committee. Mike joined the Folds of Honor Marathon Team running alongside Lt. Colonel Dan Rooney, our founder, and several other PGA Professionals at the 2009 Marine Corp Marathon and the 2010 Chicago Marathon. Upon founding Spirit Golf, Mike continued promoting 5K races, tournaments, golf marathons and a host of other events throughout Spirit’s portfolio of clubs. Mike won the 2013 Patriot Award for the NJ Section for his efforts and over the past 11 years Mike has helped raise over $75k for the Folds of Honor Foundation.

Kevin Hyde

Director & Military Liaison

Service Member, USMC

Based in PA

Kevin Hyde is an expert in establishing cybersecurity operational and governance policies for the intelligence community and private industry. He is a career field grade officer in the Marine Corps Reserve and recently served on active duty at the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. In addition to his technical career, Kevin has utilized his former experience as a spokesman for the Marine Corps by speaking as a cybersecurity expert on multiple panels and conducting executive trainings for various companies. He volunteers for patriotic and Christian organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area during his free time. Kevin has a master’s degree from Seton Hall University in Strategic Communications. Kevin was honored with the designation as one of Philadelphia’s top Veterans of Influence, by the Philadelphia Business Journal in July 2016.

Fred Koeck

Director

Army Veteran

Based in PA

Fred Koeck lives in southern Poconos and works in Lehigh Valley.  He is a retired Army Veteran (mostly reserve time). Fred started his military career in the enlisted ranks, then attended Officers Candidate School (OCS), and was commissioned an officer in the Army Engineer Regiment serving domestically with several overseas deployments.  Beyond his military schooling he has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Rutgers University and a Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Georgia College and State University.  Fred ‘s current business role is supply chain link connector and sales professional.  In this role he utilizes his diverse business experience from materials procurement to contract manufacturing, contract packaging, assembly, fulfillment, warehousing, and logistics/distribution coordination to culminate in effective business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) activities and interactions. Fred has built a successful career strategically and tactically advising his client base in the fields of packaging, logistics, and other supply chain activities.  Combining these experiences Fred holds an added position as Advisory Board President of a technology development company serving the security and defense marketspaces.  He is on the board of directors of a packaging distribution and packaging machinery company servicing the ever-evolving ecommerce and fulfillment industries. Fred also continues to be an active member and contributor to numerous charitable, community, and industry organizations where he holds various positions.   

David Norton

David Norton, MBA

Director

US Navy Veteran

Based in NJ

David Norton grew up in New Orleans, LA and took advantage of a Navy ROTC scholarship to attend the University of Virginia where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and was commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy.  After serving as a Surface Warfare Officer based in California, David finished out his naval career as a Lieutenant in the US Navy Reserves while attending the University of North Carolina.  He earned his Master of Business Administration with concentrations in operations and marketing from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.  David’s business career has since included 20 years of management and leadership roles at several large national health insurance companies.  David is currently the Market Head of Sales for Aetna’s northeast Public & Labor business where he leads a team of close to 30 sales and account management professionals responsible for roughly $2.5 Billion in annual revenues.  David resides in Manasquan, NJ with his wife and two teenage children.

Larry Steltz

Director

Based in PA

Larry Steltz is a Customer Business Manager with Acosta Sales and Marketing in Bethlehem, PA, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer-packaged goods industry and a marketing powerhouse behind many top brands and retailers in North America. 

Members & Supporters

Mary McGinnis
Member
Based in PA

Richard Brandt
Member

US Army Veteran

Based in NJ

Jennifer Carbone
Member
Based in NJ

John Cooley
Member

US Air Force Veteran
Based in PA

Norm Cross
Member

US Air Force Veteran
Based in PA

Michele Daly
Member
Based in PA

Michael Daly
Member
Based in PA

Tim Durkin
Member
Based in NJ

Franklin Green
Member
Based in PA

Karen Hill
Member
Based in PA

John Lawrence
Member
Based in PA

Katelyn Leer
Member
Based in PA

Ron Stepanek, PGA
Member
Based in PA

James Muschlitz, PGA
Member
Based in PA

Pete Reinke
Member
Based in PA

Andy Signor, PGA
Member
Based in PA

Sheldon Wohl
Member
Based in PA