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Community First Fund Announces New Board Chair

January 18th, 2018
David Schankweiler

David Schankweiler

Lancaster, PA (January 18, 2018) – Community First Fund, a non-profit community development financial institution headquartered in Lancaster, announces the appointment of David A. Schankweiler as the new Chairman of their Board of Directors. Their most recent board chair, R. Eric Menzer, president of York Professional Baseball (York Revolution), will continue to serve as a member of the board.

Schankweiler is the founder and past CEO of Journal Multimedia, a multi-media publishing and events company most known in the region as the publisher of the Central Penn Business Journal and Lehigh Valley Business. After leading and growing his company for over thirty years, Schankweiler sold Journal Multimedia in 2016. He has been a strong supporter of Community First and has served as a board member since 2010.

“We are very pleased that David is taking on this new leadership role”, states Dan Betancourt, CEO of Community First Fund. “We have already benefited from his years of service on our board and look forward to working with him more closely as we continue to grow our organization.”
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