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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is pleased to announce our newest members of the University’s Business-Centered Professional Development IT Board of Advisors.

Newest Members of the Harrisburg University Board of IT Advisors

Greg Klopp
Greg Klopp
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts
brian zirbel
Brian Zirbel
Navy Supply Systems Command – Business Systems Center

The Advisory Board has been established to guide the HU Professional Development team’s vision of empowering the “Workforce of the Future.”

Each year, HU hosts nearly 50 professional development offerings for 4,000 registrants – from free online courses, to free community forums, to multi-month certificate courses, exam certification trainings, and summits featuring nationally acclaimed technology experts.

This dedicated advisory board collaborates with HU to provide their keen insight and business experience.  Their efforts help us to meet the professional development demands of our students who utilize the University’s Centers and Institutes from a variety of corporate and government organizations.

The board’s key functions include:

  • Assisting with curriculum development and content selection
  • Identifying new leading-edge methods for learning
  • Providing perspective unique to the business community

“We are extremely fortunate to have so many of the region’s most Senior Technology Executives dedicate their time to our advisory board,” said Paul Roos, HU Associate Vice President of Workforce Development.  “The thought leadership that Mr. Klopp and Mr. Zirbel will bring to Harrisburg University from both an Entertainment and Federal DOD perspective is really going to enhance our perspective.”


Brian Rusignuolo
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer | Select Medical

Britta Schatz
Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer | Penn National Insurance

Brendan Wesdock
President | GeoDecisions
Senior Vice President | Gannet Fleming

Cletis Earle
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer | Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine

Greg Klopp (New)
Vice President, Information Technology | Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company

Mark Krebs
Vice President and CTO for Innovation and Strategy Execution | Highmark

Stephen Aux
Senior Vice President of Information Technology Services | Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Scott Gaydos
Vice President of Product | Optum

Tim Schoener
Chief Information Officer | UPMC Pinnacle

Brian Zibel (New)
Executive Director | NAVSUP Business Systems Center

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