peter bubel

Peter Bubel

Education & Work Experience


Professional Engagement:

  • Post Graduate courses in Accounting and Finance
    • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Pa.
  • Post Graduate courses in Law
    • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pa.
  • 1989 graduate of Leadership Berks
  • Housing Advisory Task Force member under Mayor Tom McMahon, Reading, Pa.
  • Guest speaker for Berks Community Television (BCTV) Local Issues Forum on Affordable Housing and Banking
  • Lecturer on financing and entrepreneurship
    • Albright College, Reading, Pa. and St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pa.
    • Financing & Entrepreneurship classes
  • Past Board member of Neighborhood Housing Services of Reading, Inc.
    • Chairperson of Program Operations Committee
  • Past President and Vice-President of Reading-Berks Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
    • Active in a board leadership role since 1988.
    • Responsible for many administrative functions of the non-profit agency.
    • Instrumental in successfully growing the affiliate to a level which can support 2 full-time and 2 part-time employees and the completion of 30+ Habitat low-income homes.
    • Recipient of the 2000 Volunteer Recognition Award for outstanding leadership of a Habitat affiliate by Habitat for Humanity International.
  • Current member of Penn State Berks Campus Community and Housing Coalition.
  • Member of the Berks County Chamber of Commerce
    • Presenter on business planning, bank financing, and economic outlook programs.



Community Engagement:

  • Past Board member of Berks MINDCO (Minority Development Council) and mentor to MINDCO participants.
  • Former Board Member of Goodwill Industries of the Keystone Area (GIKA)
    • Annual sales exceeding $30 million
    • Member of Finance and Golf Committees.
  • Volunteer for Penn State-Berks Campus, Boy Scouts of America, Reading Public Museum, Children’s Home of Reading
  • Weed & Seed member, United Way of Berks County.
  • Mentor, Reading School District, Lauer’s Park Elementary School
  • Elder, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, West Lawn, PA.
    • Active with Stewardship, Budget, Nominating and Finance Committees.

Read more about Peter’s contributions to the Reading-Berks Habitat for Humanity