Board of Directors
PetKraze is a partnership of three individuals with a combined 35+ years experience in different facets of the pet industry. Ron Temple, most recently Chief Operations Officer, for a local Pet Supply chain; has combined his talents to create a truly pleasurable pet shopping experience.
PetKraze Pet Foods & Supplies opened our first store in the Dutton Mill Shopping Center at the intersection of Dutton Mill & Pennell Roads (Rt 452) in Aston, PA on April 7, 2007. We followed up 2 weeks later with a second store located in West Chester in the Westtown Village Shopping Center at the corner of routes 202 & 926 (right next to Acme). Then, following a brief respite, we opened our third location in Chadds Ford on Route 202 North and Smithbridge Road (next to Brusters).
IceWorks Skating Complex
Lisa Shaw is the Special Events Coordinator, Advertising and Marketing Manager, Hotel Coordinator, and Figure Skating Director. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-497-2200 ext. 117 Monday through Friday from 9am till 5pm. IceWorks has been a member of the Aston Business Association since its beginnings, in 2008. I have been the liaison for IceWorks since that time. Just recently, I became a member of the Board of Directors for the Association. Prior to working at IceWorks, I was a teacher of the Hearing Impaired for 13 years in both New Jersey and Alabama. After having my two daughters, I started my own catering company and moved to Cleveland, Ohio and then to Thornton, Pennsylvania, which is now my home. I am the President of the IceWorks Skating Club. When I am not working, I enjoy family, baking and reading.
IceWorks is a four surface ice rink and entertainment facility with a Cafe and a Pub and Grill, as well as game room, Pro Shop, gym, and party rooms for every size party. Over 182 hockey teams and 250 figure skaters call IceWorks their home rink. Programs for skaters of all ages include, Learn to skate. Learn to Play Hockey, Public Skate, Icersize, Competitive Figure Skating and Youth and Adult Hockey. IceWorks is the home of the IceWorks Figure Skating Club, the Little Flyers, Delco Phantoms and the Dragons, as well as Neumann University’s NCAA winning team. Birthday Parties, Corporate Events and Custom Parties are available. Come to IceWorks for other types of Entertainment such as the circus, boxing, concerts, Cabaret Acts and much more.
Terry Yannuzzi epitomizes what the Aston Business Association is all about. Raised in Aston, her and husband Rick have built on of the Townships most successful and lasting businesses. Rick’s Utility Sheds has been operating on Concord Road in Aston for over 25 years. Terry and Rick are very involved in the Association rarely missing a meeting and always participating.
Terry has served as the secretary for over 10 years and has been instrumental in organizing the annual business expo held in conjunction with the Aston Community Day. Terry also volunteers for CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates. CASA advocates for abused and neglected children.
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Bill DeFeo, a Philadelphia native, is the Controller for The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from St. Joseph Prep and has an MBA from Drexel University, BS in Accounting from Drexel University and a Certificate from the University of Virginia. Bill has been an active member of the Aston Community since 1983 serving in many organizations as a coach and volunteer while he and his wife Maria raised three children. Bill has been a board member in the ABA for 14 years and has been the Treasurer the last 8 years. His hobbies include Singing, Acting, Wildwood & Cape May, Baseball, Christmas Collectibles and his Grandchildren.
Neighbors Helping NeighborsAstonNHN@aol.com
Maggie is the coordinator for the Neighbors Helping Neighbors community outreach program. Neighbors Helping Neighbors has been setup to give temporary relief to families in Aston Township that have little or no means of support. The families we currently help, have fallen on tough times and may be out of work due to injuries, or have lost their jobs due to downsizing, but are currently pursuing employment. Our goal is to help people during their time of job searching to minimize their stress. If you know someone who may need some help, or if you'd like to help the organization with your time, talent or funds, please contact Maggie.
Community Day Coordinator
I have been a resident in Aston Township for 35 years. I have two sons and eight grandchildren! A member of The Aston Business Association for 6 years and a Director for the past 4 years. I represent The Aston Township Veterans Memorial Garden. As a Director and member of the ABA, I chair and coordinate ABA Community Day, along with being a part of the ABA Golf Outing, Night Out in Aston, and Curling Event at Ice Works.
I have 36 years of service in the healthcare industry with a Certification in Pharmacy.
A member of St. Joseph’s Church in Aston, volunteering on several committees. I am also a member of American Legion Post 926 Women’s Auxiliary, An appointed Board Member of The Aston Veteran’s Memorial Garden, Republican Woman’s Club of Aston and Delaware County, Committee Woman 4th Ward Aston, Delaware County Board of Library Director, all of which I proudly serve.
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Eileen M. Nelson, PE
Night Out in Aston
Eileen Nelson is a licensed professional engineer in PA, MA, and DE, with over 31 years of experience in civil and municipal engineering. Eileen received her Bachelor of Science from Widener University and lives in Aston with her husband Michael where they raised their four children, Drew, Cory, Christopher, and Sean. Eileen serves as the director of Municipal Engineering for the PA office of Stantec Consulting and is in charge of the regions Geographical Information Systems utilization and development.
Currently on the Aston Business Association Board of Directors, Eileen has also served on the Delaware County Women’s Commission. She was a Board Member of the Delco Transportation Association (DCTMA), with 6 years as Chairperson. She is also a member of the PA State Association of Township Engineers (PSATS), and the Delco Workforce Development Board.
Stephen T. Bell
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
A native of Delaware County, Steve has worked in non-profit marketing for twenty-six years. He has experience in media relations, publications, advertising and communications in the New York and Philadelphia markets. Most of his experience has been in the field of higher education, and he has worked with both the traditional undergraduate and continuing education audiences. In addition to helping institutions as diverse as Long Island University and Neumann University increase enrollment, he has extensive campaign communications experience, most notably with the Free Library of Philadelphia. Prior to his marketing career, he was a journalist, covering business and politics in central Texas. He was hanged in effigy in Rio Vista, Texas, for a column he wrote about a high school football game.