HERSHEY, PA

(717) 500-5191


Founder

JOHN W. RICH SR.
Jul 3, 1925 to Dec 30, 2011

A devoted core of collector car enthusiasts got together and formed The Elegance At Hershey as an independent, IRS 501(c)3 certified non-profit organization, expressly to operate this event. The mission of The Elegance At Hershey is to bring cars and causes together, showcasing the finest cars and raising funds for the most worthy charities.

1934 Packard Cassini

Board of Directors

Phil Fleck

Phil FleckPhil is a retired medical device company executive and is currently a Director of Norwich Ventures, a venture capital firm focusing on early stage Medtech companies. He is an avid collector of postwar European sports cars including Mercedes, Jaguar, Porsche and MG vehicles. Actively involved with his family business, Classic Era Motors, a restoration shop in Fleetwood PA, Phil is also a board member and Collections Chairman of the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles in Boyertown, Pa. Mr. Fleck has participated and judged in Concours events including The Elegance at Hershey, St. Michaels, Boca Raton, Louisville, Pinehurst, Cobble Beach and the Eastern United States Concours (Concours Cabinet and Selection committee).

 

Adam Eisenhauer

Adam EisenhauerAdam is a Partner at Londonderry Limousines, LTD, a lifelong car enthusiast and the most recent addition to our Board of Directors. He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, and a member of BMWCCA and Porsche Club of America. Adam is one of the Team Leaders of the Cars and Coffee event and he is chairing our social media campaign. He enjoys time on the golf course, collecting Mid Century Modern furniture and vintage audio as well as an interest in European and Japanese autos.

 

Mark Lizewskie

Mark LizewskieMark is the Executive Director of the Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club and Rolls-Royce Foundation. Previously to serving as the Executive Director of the AACA Museum in Hershey, Mark was the curator, restorer and historian for the famous JWR Automobile Museum in Frackville, PA for over 12 years. He is a founding member of the board of directors of The Elegance at Hershey concours and sits on the Advisory Board for the restoration program at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Mark was an ASE certified Master Technician for more than 26 years, and held the positions of General Manager at D.L. George Historic Motorcars and technician at new car dealerships. He and his wife Lois are currently restoring a historic Mid-Century Modern house in Harrisburg which they share with five deaf and blind rescue dogs.

 

Steve Moskowitz

Steve MoskowitzSteve Moskowitz is one of the founding members of the board of directors of The Elegance at Hershey. He has had a long career in the automotive industry, years of service to various cancer charities and a lifelong interested in collectable cars especially Oldsmobiles. Steve has restored and owned many cars and currently is the CEO of the 60,000-member Antique Automobile Club of America in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Joannie Rich

Joannie RichJoannie is a founding board member of The Elegance at Hershey and has been involved with JDRF, an Elegance beneficiary, for many years. She is not only the chairperson for the Elegance Kickoff Cocktail Party, and The Elegance Gala Dinner, but she also oversees all VIPs, sponsors and the overall guest experience. Joannie is also an executive board member of JDRF for Eastern Pennsylvania, a long-time committee member, event sponsor and Fund A Cure speaker. Her dedication to find a cure for all people living with Type 1 Diabetes has been unwavering. Having both a husband and son with Type 1 diabetes, Joannie knows exactly what it's like to have a loved one with this devastating disease and works hard to continue her quest for this mission.

Michael Rich

Michael RichMichael is the son of The Elegance at Hershey's founder, Jack Rich. He has been a longtime supporter of JDRF, serving on many committees and as a board member. When his son, Michael Jr. was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 11, his quest to find a cure became a top priority. Michael is an owner and executive of many of the Rich family businesses, including Reading Anthracite, Gilberton Power Co., Bear Ridge Machine and Fabrication and Pottsville Materials, to name a few. Like his father, Mike is an avid car collector and is proud to carry on the dream his father had of holding a concours to help fund research to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.
 

Bill Rothermel

Bill RothermelBill is a Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of the AACA Museum, Inc., a lifetime member of the Board of Directors of Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning, and a former member of the Boards of the Rolls-Royce Foundation and Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles. He is the 2012 recipient of the Robert Shaffner Award recognizing his contributions to the Rolls-Royce Foundation. Bill currently serves as the Master of Ceremonies for numerous Concours d’Elegance including Boca Raton, Radnor Hunt, Concours of America, St. Michaels, and Hemmings and serves as a distinguished judge at Amelia Island, Greenbrier, Greenwich, and Hilton Head Island Concours. Bill has been the voice of the Elegance at Hershey, serving as the emcee since its inception as well as the writer of the vehicle descriptions for the Elegance at Hershey event program book. As a freelance writer, Bill’s work has been featured in national, international, club, and concours publications such as  Automobile Quarterly, Old Cars Weekly, and Sports Car Market. Bill is a multi-million dollar selling Associate Broker with RE/MAX Pinnacle in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and a RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement, and 18-time Platinum Club Award recipient. He resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
 

Paul Sable

Paul SablePaul is a retired university marketing professor, and an automotive historian and writer. He's also an enthusiast and fervent collector of unique cars of the 1950s such as the Hudson Italia, Nash-Healey, Dual Ghia and Fiat Ottu Vu (V-8). Founder and former director of the Concours of the Eastern United States in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Paul has been a head class judge or judged at nearly every major concours in the U.S. He is respected not only for his knowledge of automobiles but for his ability to bring out the best from a team of judges. He is a founding member of the board of directors of The Elegance at Hershey.

 

Holly Simpson

Holly SimpsonHolly has been a resident of Hershey for over 20 years, and this is her 5th year as an Elegance board member. She has spent much of her time serving on boards and volunteering for charities in the local community that focus on the needs and wellbeing of children. Being involved with The Elegance has provided the perfect opportunity to combine a love of Hershey with a passion for helping children with T1D. Holly is the Chairperson for Silent Auction which is held in conjunction with the Elegance Gala Dinner.