Keystone Development Center
KDC’s team is growing! Please join KDC in welcoming its two newest team members, Tony Ricci and Hanna Mengel.
Tony Ricci, KDC’s newest Cooperative Development Consultant, joined the team in March of 2020. Tony brings 36 years of agricultural experience, as well as extensive knowledge in marketing and logistics in retail and wholesale production and distribution. Tony is from Three Springs, PA where he co-owns and operates Green Heron Farm, and manages the Huntingdon Farmers’ Market. As a founding member of Tuscarora Organic Growers Co-op, Pennsylvania Certified Organic, and Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Tony brings a wealth of agricultural experience and expertise to the KDC Team.
Hanna, a recent Lock Haven University graduate, joined the team in January 2020 as KDC’s Program Assistant. She has worked for KDC during previous summers, taking a vital role in moving KDC to a fully cloud based system and became full-time in 2020. Hanna’s role is to support all aspects of KDC projects by conducting research, reporting results, and assisting with grants and contracts. She handles administrative tasks such as maintain our client and financial records, handling communications, responding to client requests and maintain the KDC website and social media platforms.