Don is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management.
Following graduation from Temple in 1979, Don joined the Insurance Company of North America as a commercial lines underwriting trainee. From 1979-1989 he held a variety of underwriting and marketing positions with stints at several other insurance companies in New Hampshire, Harleysville, PA, and Hanover, PA.
Don joined Gerhart, Hartman & Ritner in 1989 and became a partner in 1994. In 2002 he earned his Certified Insurance Counselor Designation from the National Alliance of Insurance Companies. His specialty is property/casualty insurance in both personal and commercial lines.
Outside of work, Don is a member of the Board of Directors of Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue and has served as Treasurer since its founding in 2013. He is an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoys fishing in his spare time.
Don and his wife Wendy have twp children, Matt & Danielle, and reside in Gilbertsville.