2016-2017 Mercer Heart Ball
2017 Hearts & Boots Heart Ball Chair
CHRISTOPHER FILARDI, Vice President of Marketing, Werner Co.
With over 27 years of marketing, sales and product development experience in the building products segment, Chris Filardi drives Werner Co.'s key global marketing efforts. He started with Werner in 1999 and currently is responsible for all of Werner's key marketing functions which include: advertising, brand development, new product launches, merchandising, promotions, online, public relations, and end-user field sales. Chris is based out of the office in Greenville, PA.
Prior to working with Werner, Chris served as Business Unit Manager for Elmer's Products in Columbus, Ohio. While there he focused on the growth and development of both the Elmer's and Krazy Glue businesses.
In 2006, at age 43, Chris was diagnosed with a 99% blockage of his LAD artery. He went through a successful double bypass surgery at UPMC in Pittsburgh. Through his recovery, he worked closely with doctors and relied on information from the American Heart Association to learn more about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle after his surgery.
Chris has been a Hermitage resident since 1999. He has a wife Kimberly, and three children - Alison (20), Kevin (18), and Michael (15). Chris graduated from the Penn State University in University Park, PA.
Other members of the Executive Leadership Team for the 2017 Hearts & Boots Heart Ball include:
Marquita Kordes, Werner Co.
Robert McGowan, GlaxoSmithKline
Matthew Ristvey, Ristvey Investment Group
Rick Taylor, Advanced Autobody
John Thigpen, Ilsco Extrusions
Friday, May 19, 2017
Rustic Acres Farm
141 Black Road
Volant, PA 16156
6:00 pm VIP Reception*
7:00 pm Ballroom Opens
8:00 pm Dinner, Open Your Heart Appeal
8:45 pm Live Auction, Dessert, Dancing Immediately Following
*VIP Ticket Required