For Immediate Release
Lancaster, Pa. – Venture Lititz, the nonprofit organization that supports the vibrancy of Lititz Borough, has named Barley Snyder partner Maria Di Stravolo Elliott the president of its board of directors.
Elliott has been a director on the board for more than two years before moving into her new position this year. Venture Lititz works to enhance and sustain the social and commercial vibrancy of the town’s community, according to its mission statement.
The nonprofit plans and promotes community events throughout the year that are designed to enhance pride of place for locals and grow the town’s tourism economy. Other key initiatives of the group are to preserve the town’s history while planning strategically for a thriving future.
“Lititz, I believe, has one of the best small-town business communities in the state and even beyond,” Elliott, a Lititz-area resident, said. “The community thrives on businesses and people working together to build the town up, and it’s been very successful in that. Venture Lititz is there to guide those efforts and promote the businesses that help make this such a great town. I’m proud to follow in the footsteps of Jim Wenger, past president for close to a decade, whose tremendous efforts have made Lititz a better place to live, to visit and to work, and will look to additional avenues to make Lititz a thriving community.”
Elliott is a partner in the Barley Snyder Real Estate Practice Group, the Construction Industry Group and other firm groups. In addition to her work with Venture Lititz, she also is a member of the development committee at the Lititz Rec Center. The Construction Lawyers Society of America named Elliott a Fellow as one of the country’s top construction attorneys.
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