The United Way of Lackawanna County
is proud to announce its 2002/2003 Campaign Chair, Peter J. Danchak
.Mr. Danchak is president of the Northeast PA region of PNC Bank, a member of the PNC Financial Services Group.Mr. Danchak has served as a United Way volunteer for many years and states, "It is now my honor to serve the United Way of Lackawanna County as campaign chair this year.
I look forward to working with the staff and volunteers who are committed to improving the lives of people of all ages in our area by investing their time and resources to this worthwhile cause.We all are touched by the work of the United Way member agencies in some way and for that reason, I appreciate the opportunity to make a measurable difference as we build stronger communities together."Danchak joined PNC Bank in 1984 as a corporate banking trainee in the credit department.In 1985, he was named commercial lending officer in East Stroudsburg corporate where he advanced to assistant vice president in 1986 and was promoted to vice president in 1990.He transferred to Wilkes-Barre corporate banking in 1992, prior to being named regional vice president in Scranton corporate banking in 1994.In 1996, he advanced to senior vice president, division manager for the corporate banking line of business for the Northeast PA market.In addition to the Northeast PA market, he assumed responsibility for the Central PA market in 1997.Danchak
was named to his
current position in January 2001.Active in the community, Danchak currently serves on the board of directors of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, president of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce, Lackawanna Industrial Fund Enterprises, Scranton Industrial Development Company, Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry Committee for Economic Growth (CEG), Scranton Lackawanna Building Company (SLIBCO), the Scranton Plan Executive Committee, Keystone College and the Boy Scouts of America. Danchak also serves as a member of the University of Scranton Board of Regents.
Past board affiliations include the Economic Development Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania
, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic
, Robert Morris Associates
and Junior Achievement
of Northeastern Pennsylvania
.He is chairman of the Scranton Plan's Capital Campaign, chairman of the Boy Scouts of America 2002 Annual Friends of Scouting Dinner and fundraising chairman of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic's annual fund drive.He has served as chairman of the Large Corporate Division for the United Way of Lackawanna County's annual campaign.He also served as chairman of the American Heart Association 2001 Scranton Walk.Danchak received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Scranton.