Laurie is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Fulton Financial Advisors/Clermont Wealth Strategies and has been a member of ABWA-Penn Square Chapter since 2010. Having worked nearly three decades in the financial services industry, Laurie’s experience and designations give her an in-depth understanding of financial markets and provide her clients the comfort in knowing she’s on top of the regulatory changes, complexities and challenges that investors face today. Laurie’s focus on goals based investing and asset allocation helps simplify the sometimes complicated aspects of financial decision-making.
In addition to serving as the current President and past Treasurer of the ABWA-Penn Square Chapter, Laurie is a member of the Lancaster Chamber’s Professional Women’s Advisory Board and participates in the Chamber’s Mentoring Program. She’s currently leading the women’s initiative at Fulton Financial Advisors to provide networking opportunities and educational symposiums to help empower women in our community. Her past affiliations include Board positions with the Carlisle YWCA, United Way and Kiwanis Club. She also served as President of the Helen Stevens Center and served as Coordinator in the South Middleton Soccer Organization. Laurie’s commitment to her profession, her community and her family was recognized by former Governor Tom Ridge and she was named one of PA’s 50 Best Women in Business. She was also a recipient of the Central Penn Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” award. Laurie speaks at local high school “Career Days” and was certified as a guest teacher in the South Middleton School District.
Laurie resides in Boiling Springs with her husband and daughter. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, golf, field hockey and gardening.
Chief Operating Officer at Beech Tree Trading, LLC
Amanda Hoffman joined the ABWA Penn Square Chapter in 2016 and is the Chief Operating Officer at Beech Tree Trading, an e-commerce company that works with manufacturers to bring their products to Amazon. She works to create product listings, streamline office processes, advertise on Amazon and maintain the company’s website and social media presence. Amanda attended Millersville University of Pennsylvania and has served as President and Webmaster of Helping Paws, an animal rights organization; Vice President and Secretary of Millersville University Allies, a Gender and Sexuality Alliance; and Head Copy Writer at The Snapper, Millersville University’s collegiate newspaper. She also has an extensive background volunteering for the Day of Caring with United Way, as a mentor to youths in The Second Mile program as well as the Lancaster Boys and Girls Club, at several local food banks, and with Habitat for Humanity.
Amanda is passionate about helping women to organize and simplify their lives and teaching her clients how to be more productive and empowered. She is the founder of Time Hackers Unite, a website and coaching service dedicated to providing productivity tools for women. She is also enjoys learning about healthy habits, personal development, and food. She lives in Lancaster county and her hobbies include running, reading and exploring the world.
Christine Gable is Founder and CEO of Beech Tree Trading, an ecommerce company that works with manufacturers and specialty food producers. She is passionate about helping other businesses succeed online and reaching millions of online shoppers. She’s always on the lookout for new products to launch and loves to work with her team to brainstorm creative efficient solutions. She believes work is meant to be fun and supports her team in creating a flexible, enjoyable environment that best meets each person’s strengths and interests.
An active member of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, she is passionate about empowering women in our community. Her past professional experience includes writing and recipe development for national publications such as The Rotarian, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Better Nutrition, Clean Eating, and About.com. She also developed and taught writing courses for ten years for Brave Writer. A Lancaster County native, she studied Art Education at Vermont College and Millersville University. Past affiliations include Board positions with the Susquehanna Sustainable Business Network and Toastmasters International Ephrata Cloister Club.
Christine and her daughter Jacqueline have volunteered together at Greystone Manor and the Humane League of Lancaster County in addition to providing foster care for kittens in their home. Three years ago they bottle-fed and raised three orphaned raccoons, transitioning them into the wild to live independently.
Christine lives in Lancaster and enjoys the outdoors, bicycling, traveling, and Mediterranean food.
Sherri Stoltzfus is the Chief Operating Officer at Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP, a full-service certified public accounting firm with offices in Lancaster and Mechanicsburg. Since 1929, TEG has provided quality accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting services to clients throughout the Central Pennsylvania region.
Sherri has been a member of ABWA since 2013. She resides with her family in Lancaster County.