News Releases ABC Keystone

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Director of Marketing & Communications
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2021

ABC Keystone is pleased to announce three new team members have joined the Chapter staff: Derek Robbins (New Cumberland), HVAC Instructor; Janet Gribble (Ronks), Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications; and Lori Allison (Columbia), Administrative Assistant Member Services. Please see below for more information.

ABC Keystone Hires EPA608 Certified HVAC Instructor for the Chapter’s PA-Registered HVAC Apprenticeship Program

The ABC Keystone Apprenticeship & Training Trust is pleased to announce the hiring of Derek Robbins as HVAC Instructor for the ABC Keystone apprenticeship program. Derek is a certified EPA608 proctor from the ESCO Institute which will provide HVAC Level 1 apprentices the opportunity to prepare for and take the EPA608 Universal Certification exam.

Derek has over 15 years’ experience in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry. In his role at ABC, he will instruct students in HVAC/R installation, service, maintenance and troubleshooting of residential and commercial HVAC/R systems. Prior to joining ABC, Derek was an HVAC/R Instructor for the Technology Learning Center and for Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School – both located in Massachusetts. While working in Massachusetts, Derek earned his Refrigeration Technician License, Journeyman Sheet Metal License, and Oil Burners License. In addition to his HVAC/R trade experience, Derek has also served as an enlisted military police officer.

For more information regarding the ABC Keystone Apprenticeship Program, please contact: Cindy DeWire, Director of Apprenticeship, ABC Keystone,

Derek Robbins, ABC Keystone
Derek Robbins,
ABC Keystone HVAC Instructor

ABC Keystone Hires Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications

ABC Keystone is pleased to announce the hiring of Janet Gribble as Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications. In her role at ABC, Janet will support the Director of Marketing & Communications with website content management, print/digital graphic design, photography, and other marketing and communications functions of the Chapter.

Janet earned her BFA in Communication Arts, Graphic Design from Pennsylvania College of Art & Design. Before starting at ABC Keystone, she worked as a graphic designer and marketing professional at Tama Graphics & Marketing, Inc., Lancaster Country Day School, and most recently at a Martin’s Flooring, Inc. Janet lives in Ronks, PA with her husband and daughter.

Janet Gribble,
Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications

ABC Keystone Hires Administrative Assistant Member Services

ABC Keystone is pleased to announce the hiring of Lori Allison as Administrative Assistant Member Services. In her role at ABC, Lori will serve as receptionist for the Chapter while also supporting the Membership and Events Departments with meeting member needs and providing quality customer service.

Lori has over thirty years of administrative experience in office management, accounts payable and receivable, sales administration and customer service in various industries including Architectural/Engineering and Construction, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing. She is also a licensed notary public for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Lori resides in Columbia, PA with her husband and has two adult daughters. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking and traveling.

Lori Allison,
Administrative Assistant Member Services


The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) is a construction trade association based in Manheim, Pennsylvania, representing over 500 construction-related firms. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters nation-wide help members win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work. Visit us at