Our Team

The team that drives The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ is a group of people who strongly believe in the immense vision and who will carry out the critical mission. We are currently putting together a larger Board of Directors, an extensive Senior Advisory Group with some of the best and brightest in their respective fields, as well as a Junior Advisory Group made up of High School students from four surrounding school districts. Here are a few of the people involved in these three groups, with more being introduced all the time.

Board of Directors

Jim Zumpone
Passionate Founder & Chief Visionary

Retta Batson Zumpone
Educator& Fitness Expert

Dr. MarieAnn Zumpone Weibley
Possessor of a Very High IQ

Tony Waldron, ESQ
Area Conservationist

Senior Advisor Group

The ZIPPER JUNCTION Project™ is extremely lucky to have a large group of people that act as a professional advisory to us. The experts range from college professors to major accounting firm partners, from industrial construction professionals to large business owners, from municipal officials to creative geniuses. Over the coming weeks and months we will be introducing them to you with the level of detail and respect they all deserve.

Phil Erb
IT Geek – Enjoyer of the outdoors

Gary Derrenbacher
Master Welder, Fabricator, Construction Superintendent – Iron Man

Tim McLain
Architect – Designer – Dad

Charlie Reisinger
Educator – IT Systems Expert – Open Source Software Advocate

Casey Alexander Smith
Interdisciplinary and Technological Arts Expert

Nick Spinelli
Watershed Expert, SCUBA Diver, Conservation Advocate

Peter Vargo
Environmental Systems Expert