Our Board Members 

 

Glenn Miller 

Glenn is a Senior Finance Leader with over 15 years experience in that role with (2) mid-sized manufacturing businesses which were part of larger Corporations. In those roles he reported to Presidents and was a proactive player on the Leadership Teams during both periods of growth and austerity. Glenn focuses on developing high performance yet cost effective Teams with achievements in improving profitability, working capital/cash flow, department/cross-functional processes, as well as receiving favorable internal & external Audit reports. He has experience with acquisitions (especially with the integration of Companies) and has had international exposure in a global Finance role and in meeting the reporting requirements of a German Parent Co. In addition he has been involved with (2) ERP implementations to SAP and Microsoft Dynamics-Axapta. 
His accountabilities in Finance included financial reporting & analysis, budgeting/forecasting, standard cost accounting, project cost/POC (% Completion) accounting, credit/collections, A/P, payroll, general accounting, tax reporting, CapEx evaluation, and internal control. In addition his roles also expanded over time to include management of Information Technology (I.T.), Contracts Management, Compliance, and a new Shared Services Center (SSC) for order entry. 
His educational foundation includes a B.S. in Accounting from Penn State, Glenn was a licensed CPA (met experience requirement in his 1st position as an Auditor) for many years, and has an MBA in General Management from Saint Josephs. Also over the past couple years for continuing learning he has organized Finance Leaders Forums for educational purposes, as well as for building relationships among professional peers. In addition he’s been actively involved for over (10) years in American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, as well as being at Mentor for Penn State business students.

Email: gmiller@cpengroup.org 

 

Angel Peluso 

A marketing and sales professional, Angel is the co-owner of Anthony Associates, a website design company based in Dover, PA. She is a successful strategist in the development and execution of marketing and sales plans, and possesses extensive experience, and in-depth knowledge of, employee recruitment and retention. Throughout her career, Angel has been an effective manager of people, budgets, creative agencies, and advertising campaigns. She is a creative problem solver with excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills. For nearly a decade, Angel served as a facilitator for the York chapter of an executive network organization, and delights in sharing her natural affinity towards networking with those looking to polish their skills. 

Angel currently serves on the CPENG board and is the York facilitator.

Email: apeluso@cpengroup.org

 

Bob Popek 

Bob is a Engineering Executive with solid accomplishments in the development of innovative and highly successful products for the medical equipment and semiconductor capital equipment markets. Results-oriented strategic thinker that thrives on planning, organizing, building and leading multi-discipline product development engineering and cross-functional teams. Achievements extend beyond the traditional product engineering roles with experience building production readiness support infrastructure and executing strategic initiatives. World class program management skills. A technical leader with demonstrated ability to develop strategies, mobilize teams and deliver results.
Specialties: Strategic planning, program management, risk mitigation, team building and leadership, staff skills development, building production-readiness infrastructure, international supply chain development, design for six sigma.

Bob currently serves on the CPENG board as a Member and Secretary. Bob also serves as the Blue Bell facilitator.

Email: rpopek@cpengroup.org

 

Kate Rogers 

Experienced, results-driven Marketing Executive with proven success in Marketing, Advertising and Sales Support. Comprehensive knowledge of Inquiry Generation, Direct Response Advertising, Multi-Channel Marketing, Effective Budget Architecture and Forecasting, Branding, Creative Development and Art Direction, SEO and Social Media. Strong critical thinking skills and extensive performance analysis experience to achieve results in an increasingly competitive marketplace. 

Kate currently serves on the Board of Directors and is the Marketing Committee for CPENG.

Email: krogers@cpengroup.org 

 

Jules Spigonardo 

Jules, is a Senior Finance Leader and Business Partner, with 20 plus years of experience in Information Services and Technology industry with diverse business organizations and developed knowledge and acumen to provide sound Financial Leadership guidance to Senior Management.  A Strategic thinker who delivers financial and business guidance who stays engaged in the implementation of the Plans.  Sustained involvement with the teams for the implementation on operational deliverables, communicating the plans, providing business process optimizations, identifying opportunities and mitigate risks.  His has extensive experience and knowledge across Sales, R&D, Marketing, and Business Operations; new Program and Product Pricing development and implementations. His experience is not only in Financial management but also as a business unit Controller managing P&Ls, Expenses, R&D Investment and Balance Sheets – providing a full business indicator.  Jules is a results-oriented Finance Leader, committed to integrity and process control improvements, providing knowledgeable direction to Business Leaders.  

In addition to his business side Jules is and has been involved in the community in many areas – University guess speaker; Township Zoning Board member; Boys Scouts of America leader; Soccer Club – Vice President/Director of Officiating/Coach/Licensed Referee; and Church Lector.

Jules currently serves on the CPENG board as a Member, 

Email:to  jspigonardo@cpengroup.org

 

Jim Watkins 

Jim is an experienced leader with a diverse background.  In business, he has managed engineering, multi-site manufacturing, quality and regulatory departments.  He has led cross-functional teams, including international partners.
Outside of work, Jim is active in his church, where he has held various executive leadership roles and committee chair positions.
Jim started and led a networking support group in New England when his employer released over 30 people. 
Upon return to PA, Jim joined, and became a leader in an executive networking group where he built a team that created best practices.  Jim is currently serving as President of CPENG and is the meeting facilitator in Lancaster.

Check the calendar page for dates and times of our regional meetings.

Email: jwatkins@cpengroup.org

 

 

Tim Trout 

Tim is a proven leader with financial, accounting and management experience, including; budgeting, financial analysis & reporting, process improvement, credit & collections, risk management and purchasing.  Outside of work, Tim is active in Boy Scouts, The Institute of Management Accountants and several non-profits, where he has held key leadership and board positions.Tim currently serves as a volunteer and is the Reading facilitator.

Email: ttrout@cpengroup.org

 

 

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