Volunteer Spotlight

Hear from some of the volunteers that help make PFEW special.

Kara Haas, Business Owner of Tia Book Cellar

May 2nd, 2023
Here is a featured PICPA member spotlight article on a CPA's Entrepreneurial Spirit and how it led her on a mission to start her own business

Cody Chan, Tax Senior Manager at Ernst & Young

March 1st, 2022
I was initially nervous to be a Company Advisor to a class full of students who would look to me for guidance.... However, this feeling quickly went away after the first day as everyone made me feel like I was part of the PFEW family.

McKenna Shirey, Tax Manager at Ernst & Young

February 1st, 2022
Company advisors get a front row seat to this amazing transformation in the youth of PA and the chance to give back to the community.

Anthony Bennett, Area Manager for Walmart Supply Chain

December 10th, 2021
PFEW made it possible for me to pursue my passions in business and service.

Nicholas Carter, CBSE, President of Pro Quality Cleaning

January 8th, 2021
PFEW's business and life lessons don't apply to just high schoolers; it applies to everybody.

Todd Schorle, Owner of Schorle Secure, LLC

December 1st, 2020
Simply put, there are a hundred different reasons that I choose to volunteer a week at PFEW, and collectively they give me energy and experience that enables me to be a stronger leader and a better individual in my role at my job and in life.

Pat Martin, Retired Human Resources Manager of DVL Incorporated

March 18th, 2019
Pat first came to PFEW as a Speaker, knowing very little about the program. So impressed was she with what she saw that first year, she has been coming back and devoting a week of her summer as a Company Advisor ever since.

Chuck Baker, Retired Supply Chain MDP Coordinator of Michelin North America

October 28th, 2018
Chuck Baker is a retired Supply Chain MDP Coordinator at Michelin North America, first volunteering at PFEW in 1999.

Jodi Brandon, President at Jodi Brandon Editorial

June 1st, 2018
PFEW planted the seed of entrepreneurship, and I began to realize that I could combine my love of English and writing (my passion) with a business as an entrepreneur.

Dwayne Waite, Jr. & Mackenzie Farone-Waite

August 1st, 2015
PFEW is a remarkable opportunity and one that frequently forges lifelong friendships between students and Advisors. The following spotlight is a wonderful story of a chance meeting turned into a life-long relationship.