Penn State Beaver Advisory Board approves two new members

The Penn State Beaver Advisory Board has approved the nomination of Kevion Latham and Cheryl Moon-Sirianni as new board members for the 2014-15 academic year.

Latham is a partner and adviser with Fort McIntosh Wealth Advisors in Beaver. He is responsible for new business development and assists business owners, individuals, families and professional athletes with wealth management. Previously, he spent two years as an adviser at Merrill Lynch and also worked as an analyst and underwriter for PNC’s Corporate Banking Division. Latham is the co-founder of Orange Arrow, a nonprofit youth organization providing programs serving youth with an action-oriented curriculum. The organization partners with school districts, after-school facilities and youth sports leagues to deliver the program. He is a member of the Every Child Inc. Junior Board of Directors; participates in Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.'s Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) XX I Class; and is an instructor in the Hill House Association’s ZONE Program, a comprehensive after-school program that integrates academic support for science, technology, engineering and math with activities to support academic success for middle school students. A native of Greensboro, N.C., Latham played football under Penn State’s late Coach Joe Paterno. He graduated in three and a half years with a bachelor’s degree in finance while earning All-Big Ten (2009-10) and Academic All-American (2010) honors.

Moon-Sirianni, a registered professional engineer, has worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for more than 27 years, most recently as assistant district executive for design (ADE), a role in which she oversees the design of $200- to $400-million of project lettings annually and manages a design staff of 145 employees. In addition, her staff manages hundreds of consultant contracts. She oversees District 11, which includes Allegheny, Beaver and Lawrence counties as well as the city of Pittsburgh, an urban district with more than 8,500 miles of roadway and 1,800 bridges. The four-year transportation improvement budget for the area is approximately $1.2 billion and includes 400 projects. Moon-Sirianni is involved in delivering, planning and programming transportation projects in her area and has served on numerous statewide committees, including the Pennsylvania Next Generation Efforts and the Statewide Leadership Team for Smart Transportation Implementation. In addition, she has designed a variety of award-winning projects, including the Boulevard of the Allies Gateway to Pittsburgh, the Missing Ramps at the interchange of State Route 79 and the Parkway West, the Shippingport Bridge Rehabilitation and the Rochester Roundabout. Moon-Sirianni holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Penn State.

For information about the Advisory Board, contact the Chancellor’s Office at rxm70@psu.edu or 724-773-3553.

Last Updated May 05, 2014