James Petrucci

First Job:“When I was 13, I ran an ad in the local paper—‘strong, 13-year-old boy willing to do anything’—imagine! I did a lot of garbage cleaning and other dirty jobs.”Greatest Challenge:“Starting out on my own at 23 was difficult. It forced me to be very resourceful, which has served me and our company well over …

First Job:
“When I was 13, I ran an ad in the local paper—‘strong, 13-year-old boy willing to do anything’—imagine! I did a lot of garbage cleaning and other dirty jobs.”
Greatest Challenge:
“Starting out on my own at 23 was difficult. It forced me to be very resourceful, which has served me and our company well over the years.”
Biggest Motivator:
“I am motivated by the growth of all the people I work with.”
Role Model:
“My mother, for sure. She is very determined and resilient.”
Best Advice:
“My mother always said, ‘Say what you mean and mean what you say.’ It’s not always the easy route, but I think it’s a necessary quality in a leader.”
Advice for the Lehigh Valley:
“Don’t let regulations grow unchecked, invest in infrastructure and preserve farmland.

LVB Business Events

2019 Health Care Symposium

Thursday, August 01, 2019
2019 Health Care Symposium

2019 CFO of the Year Awards

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
2019 CFO of the Year Awards

HR Symposium

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
HR Symposium

2019 Fastest Growing Companies Awards

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
2019 Fastest Growing Companies Awards