Tyler Doppelheuer -


Tyler comes to Philadelphia from his home in the Pittsburgh area. He attended Penn State, University Park, and graduated with a B.S. in Community, Environment, and Development with Distinction in 2012. During his time at Penn State, he served in several prominent roles on campus and within the University community. After graduating, Tyler worked for Ryland (now CalAtlantic) Homes in several capacities ranging from sales and marketing to construction project management on varying levels. Currently, Tyler is a Project Management Analyst with BlackTree Healthcare Consulting working with the national clinical team.

Tyler resides in Philadelphia and is involved in various community groups, Penn State groups, and sports leagues. He is happy to be the President and to share all of the great things about the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association.

Contact Tyler at president@pennstatephilly.org

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Brian DiMattesa -


Brian graduated from Penn State in 2002 with a B.S. in Accounting and a minor in Economics. He is currently a principal for St Clair CPA Solutions of Merchantville, NJ, and Conshohocken, PA. He and his wife Becky ('03, Secretary) live in South Jersey with their two children, Danielle and Luke.

Brian has previously served as the Philadelphia Chapter Activities Director (2011-2014) and President (2014-2017). Contact Brian at vicepresident@pennstatephilly.org


Matt Micklin -


Matt graduated from Penn State in 2016 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Economics. During his time in State College he was in the Schreyer Honors College, marched in the Blue Band Drumline, served as Vice President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and performed undergraduate research in Biotechnology.

Matt now resides in Center City Philadelphia and works as a Process Engineer for a firm that provides architectural and engineering services to major Pharmaceutical companies. He spends his free time planning his wedding with the Membership Director, watching Penn State football games at the Field House on Saturdays, and making the occasional trip back to Happy Valley. Contact Matt at treasurer@pennstatephilly.org

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Becky DiMattesa -


Becky attended the University Park campus and graduated in 2003, as a member of the Schreyer Honors College, with a BS in Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Engineering Mechanics. During her time at Penn State, she was active in the Newman Catholic Student Association, intramural sports, Project Haiti, and the Women in Engineering Program. She enjoys PSU football and still attends games regularly.

Becky grew up in Media, PA. She works for The Boeing Company at its Ridley Park, PA, location, where she analyzes vibration and loads of helicopter systems. In 2008, she earned an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. She currently lives in South Jersey her husband, Brian ('02, Chapter Vice President), and their two children, Danielle and Luke.

Becky has previously served as the Philadelphia Chapter Activities Director (2011-2017). Contact Becky at secretary@pennstatephilly.org


Liana Trigg -


Liana graduated from Penn State in 2015 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and minors in Chemistry and Spanish. During her time at Penn State, she was in the Schreyer Honors College, presided over the Association of Residence Hall Students, researched in a neuroscience lab, and studied abroad in Seville, Spain.

Liana works as a Salesforce Technical Account Manager at CSS Technical Services and serves on the Penn State Alumni Council. She also enjoys making soap, traveling, and exploring Philadelphia.

Contact Liana at membership@pennstatephilly.org


Janelle Rushton -


Janelle hails from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, otherwise known as the home of “The Office”. During her time at Penn State she played varsity tennis for the Hazleton campus, was a member of the THON Special Events Committee and worked as a student Phonathon caller. She graduated from University Park in 2015 with a B.A. in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS).

After graduating, Janelle interned with Penn State’s Division of Development and Alumni Relations. She is currently employed by Widener University as the Associate Director of Annual Giving. Janelle also serves as a board member of the Penn State HDFS Affiliate Program Group and is a lifetime member of the Penn State Alumni Association.

On Saturdays in the fall Janelle can be found in either Beaver Stadium or Field House. Contact Janelle at scholarship@pennstatephilly.org

For The Glory.

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Adam was raised in Blue Bell, PA, and currently resides in Philadelphia. He attended the University Park campus and graduated in 2017 with a degree in Health Policy & Administration, with a minor in health information systems. While at Penn State, he was heavily involved in the Blue & White Society, the student chapter of the alumni association, and also danced in THON his junior year.

After college, Adam started working for Cigna in Center City, as an IT Project Manager. He also has taken on several recruiting and philanthropy roles through Cigna as well, where he works with colleagues to better the Information Technology rotational program. Adam also was part of the inaugural class of Young Alumni Ambassadors for the alumni association, helping engage recent grads in the local Philadelphia area.

In Philly, Adam enjoys exploring the city, trying new restaurants, playing intramural sports, and watching both Penn State and Eagles Football.

Contact Adam at Activities@pennstatephilly.org if you would like to get involved in any/all events and activities.


Christopher Weidman -


Chris was raised in southern New Jersey and currently resides in Philadelphia, PA. He attended University Park and graduated in 2010 with a B.S. in Finance and a minor in Business Law. He is currently an attorney at Stark and Stark with a license to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. During his time in State College, Chris participated in THON and worked for the Daily Collegian for three years. He was a season ticket holder of the Penn State Football team for all four years of college, and remains a proud season ticket holder to this day.

Chris is excited to be the Community Service Director for our Philly Chapter. When he’s not attending Penn State watch parties or our various community service events, Chris enjoys exploring the city, traveling, golf, and cheering on Philadelphia sports.

Contact Chris at service@pennstatephilly.org


Santo Fortebuono -


Santo brings 20+ years of technology experience to the Board. He is currently the AVP, ERM Technology Solutions with Lincoln Financial where he’s responsible for setting and implementing the department’s long term technology strategy. Prior to joining Lincoln Financial, he was the Head of Quant Model Implementation at The Vanguard Group where he was responsible for managing a team of Software Engineers that implemented investment and global forensic strategies.

Santo holds both a BS in Economics and a MS in Finance from Penn State University. He also holds a MS in Computer Science from Villanova University. Santo enjoys running, golfing, travelling and, most of all, attending home games in Beaver Stadium with his wife and two children every fall. Contact Santo at technology@pennstatephilly.org