Tri-County Area Women's Roundtable will discuss "Lean In"

POTTSTOWN - Women from all over the tri-county area are invited to join the Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce for an evening of empowerment and encouragement. On Thursday, Jan. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Copperfield Inn at Lakeside in Limerick, the chamber will present the Tri-County Area Women's Roundtable.

No matter what your job is, come and discuss "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. The panel will include: Karen Stout, president, Montgomery County Community College; Jill Michal, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey; Lisa Heverly, Operation Backpack; Kimberle Levin, The Kimberle Levin Companies Inc. and Susan Markham, Consultant, Insigniam.

Denise Nakano, weekend anchor for NBC 10, will be the moderator for the panel discussion.

The evening includes the chance to network and connect with other women in the area, hors d'oeuvres, and good discussion. The event is presented in partnership with Montgomery County Community College, PMMC's Women's Services and YWCA Tri-County Area.

This event is open to the public and the cost is $25 per person.

To register, go to the events calendar at tricountyareachamber.com, call 610-326-5158, or email kitty@tricountyareachamber.com. All registrations must be prepaid.

Nate C. Weaver elected to Frederick Living board of directors

SOUDERTON - Nate C. Weaver, CPA, Harleysville, a staff level II accountant with the Souderton-based public accounting firm Detweiler Hershey, was recently elected to a three-year term on the board of directors for Frederick Living. Frederick Living is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Frederick. Serving about 300 people, the community offers apartment, cottage and villa homes and a complete spectrum of continuing care, including personal care, licensed health care, rehabilitation services, respite, and memory support services. Weaver will serve on the board's finance committee.

Detweiler Hershey serves individual and business clients with a variety of accounting, tax, valuation, fraud deterrence and business consulting solutions. Founded in 1946, the firm employs nearly 20 people.

Mark Phander elected to Board of Directors of Development Enterprises Corporation

NORRISTOWN - Mark C. Phander has been elected to the board of directors of Developmental Enterprises Corporation. The announcement was made by James M. Keating, president of DEC, the Delaware Valley's largest provider of vocational, habilitation and tailored therapeutic services for men and women challenged by a wide range of developmental disabilities.

Phander is responsible for growing the regional middle market business for Widerman & Company, a Haddonfield, N.J.-based insurance brokerage firm that provides insurance products and risk management solutions to privately held middle market businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. He previously served as business development manager at Euler Hermes ACI North America, the oldest and largest provider of trade credit insurance and accounts receivable management solutions, headquartered in Owings Mills, Md.