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David Mariner, Ph.D.
Director of Program Development
Waynesburg University

David Mariner, Ph.D., Director of Program Development, began his career with Waynesburg University in 1999. He served in the admission office at the main campus prior to joining the graduate and professional division in 2002 located in Southpointe. He has helped to grow the division from less than 200 students to over 1,000 students. His passion continues to be helping students achieve their educational and career goals. He has served as a program director, assistant dean and dean prior to becoming the director of program development.

Dr. Mariner is also active in the community and serves on the Southpointe CEO Association Board, the Steering Committee for Comprehensive Planning in Waynesburg, the Comprehensive Planning Committee for Peters Township School District, and a board member for the Home Owners Association in the Overlook Community in Peters Township. In addition, Dr. Mariner is very active at the Bible Chapel where he is a member and serves as a teacher in the Pre-School Praise program.

Dr. Mariner earned a bachelor of science in chemistry from Westminster College, an MBA from Waynesburg University and a Ph. D in Instructional Management and Leadership from Robert Morris University. He resides in McMurray with his wife Julie and their three daughters: Ava, Isabella and Aliza.


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Vodka Tasting – Recognizing and Connecting with our New Members – Russian Hors d’oeuvres – Special “Russian Tea” – Music by the Balalaika Orchestra of Pittsburgh – “Russian” Auction – Costume Prizes

Thursday, February 18, 2016 • 5:30pm – 7:30pm • Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe

You are encouraged to embrace the theme and wear something “white” or something “Russian”

SPT CEO Association Members: $10
(any employee of a CEO Association member organization) NON-Members and Guests: $50

~Reservations Required~
Reservations to sptceo@verizon.net by 2/12 cash or checks accepted at the door
Mail payment (checks only) to 1000 Consol Energy Drive, Canonsburg, PA 15317

(Because this is a catered event, all reservations will require payment.)
For information on membership, please contact sptceo@verizon.net

Dear Members and Friends,

The 2016 Academic Scholarship program,
sponsored by the Southpointe CEO Association
is now accepting applications for its two, $2500 awards. Applications from employees
(or dependents) of member organizations may submit applications until March 4.
Winners will be announced on April 5.

Click here to view the details and criteria

If you have questions, or would like an application, please contact me.
All the best, Stephanie

SAVE THE DATES through June 2016
Activities and Opportunities for CEOs and Employees of
Member Organizations – More to follow

January 13 – Board of Directors Retreat and Meeting,
Noon to 5pm, Waynesburg University

February 18 – Annual Winter White Party and New Member Recognition,
Hilton Garden Inn, 5:30pm-8:00pm (open to guests)

February 24 – FYI Series. “What You Can Do if the Washington County Property
Reassessment Raises Your Taxes.” Breakfast Forum presented by Attorney James H. McCune,
Partner, Bowles Rice LLP.
Hilton Garden Inn, 8:30am-10:00am

March 4 – Applications due for Southpointe CEO Association Academic Scholarship

March 10 – Education Session (through Southpointe L.E.A.D.S. programming),
Breakfast forum, “Six Reasons Your Senior Management May Not Be Effective.”
Auma Actuators, 8:00-9:30am (reduced fee for CEO Association Member Organizations.)

March 15 – Education Session (through Southpointe L.E.A.D.S. programming),
Breakfast forum, “Three Questions You Should ALWAYS Ask Every Customer.”
Auma Actuators, 8:00-9:30am (reduced fee for CEO Association Member Organizations.)

March 17 – CEO Board Meeting & Members Annual Meeting, Southpointe Golf Club

March 23 – Education Session (through Southpointe L.E.A.D.S. programming),
Breakfast forum, “Four Reasons Your New Hires Are Driving You Crazy.” Auma Actuators,
8:00am-9:30am (reduced fee for CEO Association Member Organizations.)

April 5 – Southpointe CEO Association Scholarship Awardees announced.

April 6, 13, & 20 – CPR/AED/First Aid Training,
8:00-10:00am, Waynesburg University Southpointe.
(CEO Association members pay only for certification cards; open to public)

May – Southpointe Diversity Awareness Month. Watch for details on film festival,
food events, and special educational programs, TBA

June 16 – Southpointe World Class CEO Award Dinner – Our signature event!

Hilton Garden Inn.
5:30 for members; 6:00pm receptions; 7:00pm dinner (open to guests)


Click here to download 2016 membership brochure

2015 WineTasting Event

Some of the attendees at the 2015 Annual Wine Tasting Event gather around the Christmas Tree....

The Southpointe CEO Association Autumn Social was a family event as we celebrated and thanked board member Sam Bennardo on his upcoming retirement.

Photos from our 2015 World Class CEO Event" honoring Pat McCune. 

Coonelly Honored With World Class
CEO Award - 2014

The Southpointe CEO Association named
Frank Coonelly, President of the Pittsburgh Pirates,as the 2014 recipient of the
World Class CEO Award.


Many members and guests enjoyed our 2014 Annual Wine and Chocolate Tasting at Jacksons Restaurant Bar

David Dean from Beaconsfield Financial accepts the event raffle prize( wine and chocolate, of course) from executive director, Stephanie Urchick.

Sonny , left, from Jacksons and Wendy from Southern Wine and Spirits who provided the wine for the tasting... This year, a nice pinot noir and chardonnay.

No, it wasn't a seance!
It was Golf Fitness expert Nancy Griffin helpin CEO Association members warm up before the Golf Swing Clinic with Southpointe Golf Club Pro Brent Johnson.

Members of the Southpointe CEO Association had a chat with Rice Energy CEO, Daniel Rice, during the Chairman's Forum on May 6.

Southpointe CEO Association members and friends enjoy the afternoon at DAY ON THE DECK at the Boulevard Pub and Kitchen. Special thanks to Board Member Dennis Allison fo his hospitality.

Southpointe CEO Association members gather around Lanny Frattare, who spoke to the group as part of the GET IN THE GAME - Leadership Lessons From the World of Sports Series. Scheduled next in the program is Missie Berteotti, LPGA Winner golfer.

Former Seattle Seahawk and current Vice President for Human Resources at All Clad, Dewayne Rideout, addressed the CEO Association on September 19.

He included information about programming that All Clad and other companies are doing in local school districts to engage students in "teaming" around real-life work issue

Southpointe CEO Chairman Kristian White welcomes Steve Blass to theGET IN THE GAME - Leadership Lessons from the World of Sports event.
Blass was the 'starting speaker' for the series.

On May 8th, Southpointe CEO Members enjoyed a Golf Fitness and Golf Swing Clinic. Southpointe Golf Pro Brent Johnson gives CEO Association Member Britt Freund of Bowles and Rice some individualized instruction.

"Breakfast Forum with Congressman Tim Murphy"that we held Tuesday, April 2nd at the Southpointe Golf Club. 23 members were in attendance.





Members of the Association were treated
to a gift from CEO SANTA during the
December 2012 CEO Coffee Chat, hosted by
Community Bank in Southpointe.
CEO Santa received help from two lovely Community Bank reindeer assistants!

Click here for more news and photos from events from the Southpointe CEO organization

Phil Binotto,
Board Chairman of the
Southpointe CEO Association

Dr. Stephanie Urchick,
Executive Director of the
Southpointe CEO Association

Click here to read about Phil Binotto and Dr. Stephanie Urchick