Press

The job of a CEO includes being a spokesperson for the organization. That, coupled with many years as an elected official in Pennsylvania, has produced countless news pieces.

Some of those talk radio shows, magazine pieces, and newspaper articles are found below, grouped by year with newest on top.
Feel free to click on the red links to directly jump to a particular year:

 2020  |  2019  |  2018  |  2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013
2012  |  2011  |  2010  |  2009  |  2008  |  2007 & Earlier

2020 Press Coverage

2019 Press Coverage

Pet Owners Driving Increase in Emergency Care Facilities

EXCERPT:  The numbers of facilities and veterinarians specializing in emergency animal care are increasing, according to an official with the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association.

Christian D. Malesic, of the Hummelstown-based organization, said both specific emergency training and emergency hospitals are a...
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Media - The Daily Item
Date Published - 31 Aug 2019
By: Karen Blackledge
Media - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Date Published - 31 Aug 2019
By: Karen Blackledge

PA Vet Group Says Grain-Free Dog Food Hysteria Unwarranted

EXCERPT:  The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released their third update on June 27, 2019 regarding the investigation that feeding dogs “grain-free” food increases heart-related issues... This latest update, and the investigation which prompted it, are causing a hysteria in the dog-lover community...
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Media - Reading Eagle
Date Published - 14 Jul 19
By: Susan Miers Smith

FDA: Dog Food May Cause Heart Problems

EXCERPT:  The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released their third update on June 27, 2019 regarding the investigation that feeding dogs “grain-free” food increases heart-related issues... This latest update, and the investigation which prompted it, are causing a hysteria in the dog-lover community...
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Media - bctv.org
Date Published - 15 Jun 2019
By: Staff

Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation Re-Brands to Become Animal Care PA

EXCERPT:  The Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation (PVF) announces that it is becoming Animal Care PA. Originally established in 1983, PVF has served as the charitable arm of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) and is well-known throughout the veterinary community...
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Media - Animal Care PA
Date Published - 19 Jun 2019
By: Staff

Rising Temperatures Pose Danger to Pets Left in Cars

EXCERPT:  With the days of warmer weather slowly edging closer, the inside of a vehicle can quickly become an oven, posing a serious risk to pets left inside.
“Research has shown that the internal vehicle temperature can rise thirty-five degrees in as little as a half hour...
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Media - ExploreJeffersonPA.com
Date Published - 1 Jun 2019
By: Aly Delp

Animals and Hot Cars Don't Mix

EXCERPT:  Pennsylvanians are gearing up for the hot and hazy days of summer. With the hot weather just around the corner, animals will have an extra level of protection from the extreme heat of cars this year. Owners are always encouraged to keep their animals safe and away from hot cars while unattended. This will be the first summer, however, that animals will have a new law that empowers law enforcement...
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Media - bctv.org
Date Published - 30 May 2019
By: Staff

PA Veterinary Medical Association taps EE alum Malesic '91 as Executive Director

EXCERPT:  Electrical engineering alum Christian D. Malesic '91, of Harrisburg, PA, has been hired as the new Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA), the state's only professional membership organization for the veterinary profession. PVMA represents 3,400 veterinarians, certified veterinary technicians, assistants, practice managers, and other support staff...
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Media - Lehigh University: P.C. Rossin College
Date Published - 20 May 2019
By: Staff

Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association Appoints Christian Malesic as Executive Director

EXCERPT:  ...The search committee was seeking a visionary, an educator, a financial craftsman, a manager, a professional, and a leader of the most ethical and highest moral character to shepherd the organization into the next decade and beyond.

The Board of Trustees performed a lengthy and thorough search process, according to Dr. Kate J. Harnish, DVM, Chair of the Search Committee and current President-Elect of PVMA...
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Media - CityBizList: Philadelphia
Date Published - 22 April 2019
By: Staff

Veterinary Industry Names Malesic to Run Pennsylvania

EXCERPT:  ..."The nationwide search began in late August and ended just after the 2018 holiday season. Over 300 applications were received and narrowed down by job expectations and experience." The Board chose Malesic due to his education and experience, "Christian's understanding of PVMA's strategic plan was demonstrated from the beginning. Christian did his research about the current issues in veterinary medicine and was well prepared for the challenging and intellectually stimulating interview questions," added Harnish...
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Media - Cision: PR Newswire
Date Published - 22 April 2019
By: Staff

Meet the New PVMA Executive Director Christian D. Malesic

EXCERPT:  When an organization passes its 135th birthday as one of the Commonwealth’s premier professional associations and the torch-bearer for protecting and enhancing both animal and human health, it knows a few things about leadership. So, when the PVMA and the PVF began their search for the next Executive Director to lead the association and charity into and through the next decade, that person had to be a visionary, an educator, a financial craftsman, a manager, a professional, and a leader of the most ethical and highest moral character... 
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Media - Keystone Veterinarian
Date Published - 1 April 2019
By: Staff

2018 Press Coverage

2017 Press Coverage

Busnification with Christian Malesic Talk Radio - 26 May 17

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Media - WMEL  910 AM
Date of Live Show - 26 May 17

Busnification with Christian Malesic Talk Radio - 28 April 17

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Media - WMEL  910 AM
Date of Live Show - 28 April 17

Tourist trade groups to fight Visit Florida repeal bill

EXCERPT:  ...The Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce Board is also standing up against the proposed bill, saying Florida's tourism industry is a critical economic driver and job creator, creating a $183 billion impact to the state.

Chamber President Christian Malesic said other states are still suffering from the Great Recession, but Florida and Melbourne are on the verge of an economic boom...
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Media - Spectrum News TV Channel 13
Date Published - 9 February 2017
By: Greg Pallone

2016 Press Coverage

AT&T GigaPower Expands Gigabit Speeds in Atlanta, Austin and Orlando Areas

EXCERPT:  ...“Today’s announcement is a game changer in delivering our goals to keep our communities connected,” Malesic adds. “This expanded AT&T service will help support job growth in small businesses and provide fast connections for families and students at home.”...
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Media - CED Magazine national magazine
Date Published - 14 Jul 2016
By: Laura Hamilton

Justin Anderson Completes his second Year of Organization Management

EXCERPT:  ...“Our Chamber Members expect highly trained, professional staff to manage their membership organization,” said Christian D. Malesic, MBA, CAE, IOM, The Melbourne Regional Chamber’s President/CEO and an IOM graduate himself. “Mr. Anderson has demonstrated knowledge, skill and the dedication necessary to deliver the quality expected from the region’s largest and most prestigious business Chamber.”....
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Media - Everything Brevard
Date Published - 12 July 2016
By: Staff

Multi–dimensional Christian Malesic — Air Force veteran, electrical engineer, former businessowner — sees Chamber as perfect platform for businesses

EXCERPT:  ...Christian Malesic’s appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer has raised the bar for the organization, it seems. The multi–dimensional Malesic has honed a résumé rooted in valuable career experiences that cuts across a pretty wide spectrum of education, business, the military, and society in general. He was named to his position last year and has steered the organization to seven consecutive months of membership growth....
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Media - Brevard Business News newspaper
Date Published - 9 May 2016
By: Ken Datzman

Advice from the top for high school graduates

EXCERPT:  The world will tell "you can't!" They'll tell you they didn't. They'll say they wouldn't. They'll point to others who couldn't. They'll advise you shouldn't. And, if you listen, they're right - you can't! But, if you trust in YOU... the world will witness greatness. 
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Media - Viera Voice newspaper
Date Published - May 2016
By: Angela Smith

Student Heading to D.C. for Space Advocacy

EXCERPT:  ...Aijana Leonard, a Florida Tech student who will receive her MBA in project management in August, will head to Washington, D.C., in May as part of Citizens for Space Exploration, a group that advocates on behalf of America’s journey to Mars. She was recently recognized along with leadership of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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Media - Florida Tech NOW
Date Published - 18 February 2016
By: Staff

2015 Press Coverage

Small Business Saturday a Hit

EXCERPT:  …Small Business Saturday is a growing national movement that’s based on the Black Friday shopping phenomenon, said Christian D. Malesic, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida.

“The concept is to get back to your roots, especially since we’ve seen the Internet boom in the recent decade here. So many people are turning towards their computer and buying their gifts from far-away lands, whether that be the state next door or the town next door,” Malesic said…
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Media - Florida Today newspaper
Published - 27 November 2015
By: Rick Neale

Three New Chamber Presidents Take Office

EXCERPT:  …Before signing on with the Melbourne Regional Chamber, Christian Malesic of Reading, Pennsylvania was the Executive Officer at the Home Builders Association of Berks County.

Now he’s building something else, getting the Chamber membership on board with a singular message: that they have a lot to brag about as an organization…
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Media - Florida Today newspaper
Published - 22 August 2015
By: Wayne T. Price

Melbourne Public Safety Personnel Recognized During 7th Annual Valor Awards

EXCERPT:  ...“Currently across the country so many of our public servants are being undervalued and treated with disrespect,” said Malesic, the newly named President of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida.
“We wanted to show our first responders, and the public how much we appreciate them and the work they do for us everyday in Brevard County.”...
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Media - Space Coast Daily
Published - 22 August 2015
By: Kathy Reaks

ASAE Announces 112 Professionals Earned Prominent CAE Credential

EXCERPT:  One hundred twelve association professionals recently received their Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the CAE Commission of ASAE, joining more than 4,000 industry leaders worldwide...
The CAE Program serves to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate those who have acquired and have demonstrated knowledge essential to the practice of association management... Christian D. Malesic, MBA, IOM, CAE
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Media - American Society of Association
                Executives

Published - June 2015
By: staff

Melbourne Regional Chamber names Christian Malesic as new president and CEO; has wide experience

EXCERPT:  After an “extensive national search,” Christian Malesic has been appointed the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce of East Central Florida....
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Media - Brevard Business News newspaper
Published - 15 Jun 2015
By: Staff

Melbourne Regional Chamber Announces Malesic as New President/CEO

EXCERPT:  ...“We couldn’t be more pleased with our choice,” said Glen Chaney, 2015 Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Melbourne Regional Chamber. “Our extensive national search process involved the review and screening of more than 100 applicants, with over a dozen interviews, four follow up interviews, and eventually the selection of two candidates, who were invited to make final presentations to the chamber’s search committee. Christian was clearly the front runner, possessing the education and experience in organizational management necessary to lead our chamber forward.”...
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Media - Space Coast Business newspaper
Published - 29 May 2015
By: Staff

New president for Melbourne chamber

EXCERPT:  ...While at the Home Builders Association of Berks County, Malesic was recognized as a trend-setting and dynamic leader earning the “Best-in-Nation New Executive Officer” award in 2013 from the National Association of Home Builders.
Malesic was a U.S Air Force officer for six years where he managed Intercontinental Ballistics Missiles at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota and controlled Air Support Operations Maintenance with more 350 technicians reporting to him at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina...
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Media - Florida Today newspaper
Published - 28 May 2015
By: Wayne T. Price

2014 Press Coverage

OSHA issues 30 citations involving roof work in Berks

EXCERPT:  ...The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued 30 citations to more than 20 entities and individuals, including local companies and others from at least five states...

Christian D. Malesic, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Berks County, said the OSHA inspections and citations were to be expected after a major damage-producing event."
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Media - Reading Eagle newspaper
Published - 5 October 2014
By: Ford Turner

Some homeowners whose roofs declared OK after hailstorm having second thoughts

EXCERPT:  ...Christian Malesic, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Berks County, said the spreading awareness of roofs that may have been damaged by hail does not mean the situation is urgent.
He pointed out that there have been several heavy rainstorms since May 22, and if a roof has not leaked its replacement is not an urgent matter.
"You can wait until the fall. The quicker you do it, the less time you give yourself for research," he said.”...
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Media - Reading Eagle newspaper
Published - 14 July 2014
By: Ford Turner

Don’t storm ahead, owners of homes with damage from hail told

EXCERPT:  ...If your home was damaged in the May 22 hailstorm, it could be some time until you get it fixed.There are many people in the same boat, so insurance adjusters and contractors have their hands full.Luckily, the damage that most homeowners face is cosmetic, so there's time to research contractors to hire for the repairs and wait for them to be available.
"It feels like an emergency but it's not an emergency," Christian Malesic, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Berks County, said during an information session Tuesday about coping with the hail damage...
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Media - Reading Eagle newspaper
Published - 4 June 2014
By: Staff

Home repairmen, builders busy in hailstorm aftermath

EXCERPT:  ...Christian D. Malesic, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Berks County, which represents about 300 companies that serve Berks, said it may take some time to evaluate the real impact of the storm.
"It could take a couple of weeks to see how all this shakes out when homeowners start to discover things that aren't immediately visible now," he said. "The skylight and window damage is the most obvious."...
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Media - Reading Eagle newspaper
Published - 23 May 2014
By: Bruce Posten

2013 Press Coverage

BIGGER AND SMARTER Homes increasing in size; buyers want more interchangeable rooms and less wasted space.

EXCERPT:  ...“We’re seeing a trend in the extras of the enhancements as opposed to the base or square footage of the house changing,” said Christian Malesic of the Homebuilders Association of Berks County.
He said houses are trending larger by usable square footage. The average homebuyer is not going to buy a new smaller home unless it’s a townhouse, added the Executive Officer of the West Lawn-based organization that connects homeowners to members of the residential construction industry....
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Media - Lehigh Valley Business newspaper
Published - 18 November 2013
By: Brian Pedersen

Berks Executive awarded Best-In-Nation

EXCERPT:  Christian D. Malesic, MBA, IOM of the Home Builders Association of Berks County (HBA), recently received the Best New Executive Officer award for 2012 from the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)...
Along with a dedicated team of leaders, Malesic spearheaded a number of projects to increase esprit de corps and regain momentum. Earlier this year, the HBA was recognized with three Best-in-Nation awards for those efforts...
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Media - At Home in Berks magazine
Published - October 2013
By: Staff

Womelsdorf family getting home makeover from Restoring Hope Foundation

EXCERPT:  Pieller's home was selected from 12 applicants as the 2013 home makeover project of the Home Builders Association of Berks County Restoring Hope Foundation.
"One of reasons we selected Lisa is because we wanted to give her a hand up and not a handout," said Christian Malesic, Executive Officer of the association.
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Media - Reading Eagle newspaper
Published - 11 September 2013
By: Staff

Home Builders exec wins national recognition

EXCERPT:  Christian D. Malesic, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Berks County, recently received the Best New Executive Officer award for 2012 from the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders.

The award was presented during NAHB's annual 2013 Association Leadership Institute held in Portland, Ore. Malesic became the Executive Officer of the HBA of Berks County in February 2012...
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Media - Lehigh Valley Business newspaper
Published - 10 September 2013
By: Stacy Wescoe

Christian Malesic Wins National CEO Award

EXCERPT:  At this year's NAHB Association Leadership Institute in Portland, OR, Christian Malesic of the Home Builders Association of Berks County won the 2013 Association Excellence Award for New Executive Officer!
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Media - Pennsylvania Builders Association
Published - 20 August 2013
By: Staff

Building Better Communities

EXCERPT:  ...Association newsletters and magazines are traditionally published about the association and its members. We reinvented the concept with At Home in Berks by expanding our target audience beyond HBA members, to include Berks community business owners and home owners. This innovative approach quickly drew the attention of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) federation, because after just four issues, At Home in Berks achieved the 2012 NAHB "Best-in-Nation" member publication award...
 
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Media - At Home in Berks magazine
Published - June 2013
By: Staff

3 Best-in-Nation Awards go to HBA of Berks County

EXCERPT:  The Home Builders Association of Berks County (HBA) has been recognized for an unprecedented three Best-in-Nation Awards of Excellence...
“This is not your daddy’s HBA,” boasted Christian D. Malesic, MBA, IOM who is the Executive Officer for the association. “Our association, our leaders, our members are, literally, the Best-in-Nation.  HBA of Berks County is on the cutting-edge.  We lead the pack. We are teaching other HBAs how we bring exceptional value to our members so they can emulate the process.”...
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Media - bctv.org
Published - 22 May 2013
By: Staff

Places to Live, Not Investments

EXCERPT:  It's time to start thinking of houses as homes and not as an investment for speculation.

It's a concept many homeowners have been forced to accept as they saw the value sucked out of their real estate investments during the mortgage crisis that began several years ago and helped cripple the U.S. economy...
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Media - Reading Eagle
Published - 7 May 2013
By: Dan Kelly

2012 Press Coverage

Students contribute to Home Builders Association publication

EXCERPT:  Two students majoring in Professional Writing at Penn State Berks, juniors Stephen Doyle and Erica Caceres, are serving as freelance writers for the Home Builders Association of Berks County magazine titled At Home in Berks...
According to Christian D. Malesic, Editor-in-Chief of At Home in Berks and Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Berks County, the primary goal of the publication is to create a publicly consumable magazine....
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Media - Penn State News
Date Published - 4 December 2012
By: Staff

Maloney Hosts Hearing on Challenges Facing PA Job Creators

EXCERPT:  ...The one sentiment echoed by every businessperson at the hearing was: “We can fix the economy and create jobs if government just gets out of the way.” 

Specifically, businessmen such as Christian Malesic of the Home Builders Association of Berks County articulated how the state Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) myriad of needless and duplicative regulations create a web of unnecessary obstacles to job creation... 
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Media - PA House Majority Policy Committee
Date Published - 22 August 2012
By: Charles Lardner

Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees Spring 2012

EXCERPT:  Only those students attending universities and colleges accredited by the AACSB International are considered for membership. In addition, membership is extended only to those juniors and seniors ranking in the top 10% of their class. Membership is extended to MBA students ranking in the top 20% of their class...
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Media - Shippensburg University
Date Published - 20 April 2012
By: Dr. John G. Kooti

2011 Press Coverage

Central Dauphin won't renew superintendent's contract

EXCERPT:  The  Central Dauphin School Board voted 7-2 Monday not to renew the contract of Superintendent Luis B. Gonzalez when it expires on July 12.
Board member Christian Malesic, who voted against the measure along with Assistant Secretary Michael Brehm, made an impassioned appeal in Gonzalez’s favor...
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Media - Patriot News newspaper
Date Published - 8 August 2011
By: Marijon Shearer

J. Bernard Schmidt Scholarship - Past Winners

EXCERPT:  Summer 2011 Winner - Christian D. Malesic - Business Administration, M.B.A. - Shippensburg University
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Media - Dixon University Center
Date Published - Summer 2011
By: Staff

Early Bird: Saving Money With Supplier Purchase Discounts

EXCERPT:  Paying bills ahead of schedule has its benefits: Remodelers can receive a “purchase discount,” ranging from 0.5% to 2%, from suppliers for bills paid 10 to 15 days before they are due.
Paying ahead of schedule is a standard practice at CM Squared, a lighting design and electrical services company, in Harrisburg, Pa. “It’s a simple way of adding to the bottom line,” President Christian Malesic says...
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Media - Remodeling national magazine
Date Published - 17 May 2011
By: Nina Patel

2010 Press Coverage

Central Dauphin School District, bus drivers' union at odds over outsourcing

EXCERPT:  Christian Malesic wants taxpayers to know that the Central Dauphin School Board isn’t wasting money in the board’s outsourcing of transportation, a dispute that has dominated school board meetings for nine months.
Malesic, the Board President, says that the board voted to outsource transportation “so we could save the taxpayers $12 million over five years.”...
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Media - The Patriot News newspaper
Date Published - 4 April 2010
By: Mary Klaus

2009 Press Coverage

Central Dauphin School Board hires Texan as leader

EXCERPT:  ...Central Dauphin School Board member Christian Malesic said Gonzalez impressed him in the interview process. 
"We put all the candidates through the ringer," Malesic said. "I asked him tough questions. He didn't stay too long at many places because he was a transitional leader in some of the districts. He came here looking for a new challenge. Central Dauphin is quite a challenge. He has a lot to offer."
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Media - The Patriot News newspaper
Date Published - 21 July 2009
By: Mary Klaus

2008 Press Coverage

Meet the Investor: Interview with Real Estate Investor, Christian Malesic

EXCERPT:  We’ve got a wonderful interview for everyone today! Christian Malesic is a relatively new member to BiggerPockets, but in that short time, has given quite a bit of himself to help others out! His knowledge, enthusiasm, and energy is captivating, and I thought we ought to find out more about the man...
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Media - BiggerPockets
Date Published - 28 March 2008
By: Joshua Dorkin

2007 & Earlier Press Coverage

The Tools We Love: Chris Malesic, president and CEO of CM Squared

EXCERPT:  If you could keep only five of the many tools you use in your business, which ones would you choose? Christian Malesic, President and CEO of CM Squared, Harrisburg, Pa., took very little time to pick the ones he’d least like to do without...
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Media - ProRemodeler national magazine
Date Published - 31 July 2001
By: Staff

Project to Aid Area Veteran

EXCERPT:  …Remodelers Council Chairman Christian Malesic says the council annually seeks to coordinate two or three community service projects with at least one focusing on a group, such as the elderly or handicapped.

He said veterans were the first group to come to mind this year when members discussed ideas for their final, largest community project. Since a number of members are veterans, including Malesic, that helped finalize the decision. “Veterans are very special citizens in our community,” says Malesic…
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Media - The Carlisle Sentinel newspaper
Date Published - 17 July 2001
By: Ben Barron

Cadets tell area 8th-graders about Vietnam MIAs-POWs

EXCERPT:  ..."I personally believe they're alive," he said. The Vietnamese government refuses to release the prisoners, he said, because "if they lied to us at first, they can't turn back now. Would any other country in the world respect Vietnam again?" He told the students that military action would not be wise and that a resolution is being sought through diplomacy. Though eighth-graders cannot vote, he said, they can have an impact. "You have to get involved in your country," he said. "Go home and tell your parents about this. In the future, you will be the ones who run this country."...
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Media - The Morning Call newspaper
Date Published - 12 January 1990
By: Rich Harry

Lehigh Student Fights for Missing Soldiers

EXCERPT:  The Arnold Air Society, a national Air Force ROTC service organization, wants to inform the public about military personnel missing in action in Southeast Asia.

And Lehigh University’s chapter, with the help of a 20-year old cadet, is working to achieve this goal.

Cadet Capt. Christian D. Malesic, POW / MIA special projects officer, was 6 years old in 1975 when Saigon fell. Malesic is a senior electrical engineering student at Lehigh.

His project is to coordinate the annual 24-hour event in which three people run continuously across the Fahy Bridge and back…
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Media - The Morning Call newspaper
Date Published - 5 September 1989
By: Bryan Hay