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Bank President Selected by Eberly College as Outstanding Business Professional

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Chuck Leyh, a 1980 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the chairman and president of Enterprise Bank, Allison Park, has been selected as the 2009 Outstanding Business Professional by IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

The Eberly Outstanding Business Professional award is presented to an IUP graduate who demonstrates success in leading an organization to new levels of achievement and who serves as an executive in a publicly held corporation, privately owned business, or chartered nonprofit entity. Selections for the award are made each year by the Eberly College Alumni Awards Committee. Leyh was recognized during the nineteenth annual IUP Business Golf Classic, benefiting a scholarship endowment fund for IUP students, on July 13 at Longue Vue Club in Verona.

Leyh is one of the founders of Enterprise Bank, a commercial niche bank that assists small to midsized businesses and specializes in helping startups and distressed companies. In addition to serving as chairman of the board and president, Leyh serves on the bank’s Senior Loan and Finance committees.

Leyh is a certified public accountant and partner in the public accounting firm of Kinol, Sharie, Leyh & Associates. At the firm, Leyh’s focus is on small to midsized businesses, with an emphasis on tax accounting, business analysis, and valuations. He has more than thirty years of experience in public accounting.

Leyh also is active in professional organizations. He is the treasurer of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers and holds memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He previously served as a board member of the Atlantic Central Bankers Bank and as chairman of the Audit Committee.

He is a board member and serves as chairman of the Finance Committee and treasurer of the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh.

In addition to his IUP degree, Leyh earned a Master of Science in taxation from Robert Morris University in 1988.

Pittsburgh Business Leader Selected by Eberly College as Outstanding Entrepreneur

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David G. Bluemling, of Marshall Township, a 1985 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the CEO of Malin Bergquist, has been selected as the 2009 Outstanding Entrepreneur by IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

Malin Bergquist—listed by Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the top twenty certified public accountant firms—has offices in Pittsburgh, Erie, and Greensburg.

The Eberly Outstanding Entrepreneur award is presented to an IUP graduate who demonstrates success in creating and leading an entrepreneurial venture to a high level of achievement. Selections for the award are made each year by the Eberly College Alumni Awards Committee. Bluemling was recognized during the nineteenth annual IUP Business Golf Classic, benefiting a scholarship endowment fund for IUP students, on July 13 at Longue Vue Club in Verona.

In 2004, Bluemling was recognized by Pittsburgh Business Times as a “Fast Tracker,” one of fifty Pittsburgh area professionals under the age of forty-five who have made significant contributions in business and the community. He was the only CPA firm managing partner selected for the honor that year. He has also been recognized by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and is an annual presenter at the Pittsburgh Business Times’ 100 Fastest Growing Companies event.

Since 2001, he has presided over three Malin Bergquist mergers, quadrupling the firm’s size. He also helped to develop the firm’s first strategic plan to leverage its differentiating strengths.

Bluemling is a board director of CPAmerica International, the world’s sixth largest association of independent CPA firms. He was responsible for bringing the organization’s annual accounting and auditing conference to Pittsburgh in 2008 in celebration of the city’s 250th birthday.

He also is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh.

He is immediate past chair of the Baierl Family YMCA program and is a board member of YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee/Spencer, which raises more than $100,000 for programs for the disabled.

He and his wife Sheila are the parents of three sons.

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