The Board of Directors of Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) has named Dan Manetta as its Executive Director/CEO effective January 1st, 2016.
Manettta has more than 20 years’ experience in strategic planning consulting, professional instruction on leadership and management topics and developing corporate training and education programs in both the manufacturing and service industries. He is president and CEO of Universal Education Systems and previously held positions as Procurement Team Manager and Manager of Training and Development at Lycoming Engines, Vice President of Corporate Education at Citizen’s & Northern Bank and most recently owned and operated a successful printing company.
Manetta holds a Master’s in Business Education from Bloomsburg University, a BS in Economics from Penn State University, received a PA Teacher’s Certification in Computer Systems and Accounting and has numerous hours of additional training in leadership, management, banking and manufacturing. He served as a Captain in the US Army and Team Commander for NATO Forces in Europe.
Manetta is a resident of Cogan Station, PA with his wife Elizabeth and three children. Manetta is also involved in various programs and organizations involving youth leadership, education and Christian missions and ministries.
Manetta will be replacing James Shillenn, who will be retiring at the end of 2015 to pursue personal interests.