Staff

Wendy Huntoon

President and CEO

Gwendolyn (Wendy) Huntoon is President and CEO of KINBER. She is known for her work to enhance high performance networking infrastructure, technology, and services for the research community. While at KINBER, she has expanded KINBER’s PennREN network, grown the number of connections, expanded service offerings, and enhanced support for research and education.

huntoon@kinber.org 814-470-0055

NATHAN FLOOD

Vice President

Nathan Flood is the Vice President at KINBER. Previously, Nathan served as the Deputy Secretary for Conservation and Technical Services, Department of Conservation and Natural Resource where he directed operations of Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation, and Conservation Landscape Program.

nflood@kinber.org 717-963-7490

JENNIFER OXENFORD

Director of Community Engagement

Jennifer Oxenford is Director of Community Engagement at KINBER where she is responsible for facilitating collaborations, services, and support for the KINBER member community. Oxenford leads several KINBER communities of practice including the Collaborative Video Working Group, the Cybersecurity Working Group, and others. Jennifer also oversees KINBER’s webinars and training offerings.

joxenford@kinber.org 717-963-7490

ZACH BARE

Network Engineer

Zach Bare is a KINBER Network Engineer responsible for the design, monitoring, improvement, and support of network services throughout the state, as well as wide area connections to national networks, including commercial Internet service providers and other research and education networks. Zach is also responsible for testing and implementing the latest tools in network monitoring and automation.

zbare@kinber.org 717-963-7490

BEN MILLER

Network Engineer

Ben Miller is a KINBER Network Engineer responsible for the design, monitoring, improvement, and support of network services throughout the state. Miller joined KINBER full time after completing an internship. Miller earned his bachelor’s of science in Information Sciences and Technology with an integration and application option from Pennsylvania State University. He also has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Penn State University.

bmiller@kinber.org 717-963-7490

KEITH CARICHNER

Network Administrator

Keith Carichner is a Network Administrator working in the KINBER Boalsburg office. Keith is responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network services on the PennREN network and providing technical support to the KINBER staff and customers. Keith previously worked at Verizon where he served as a forensic analyst. Keith is graduate of Penn State University, where he majored in Information Science and Technology with a minor in Security Risk Analysis. Keith is also a United States Air Force Veteran serving our country until he was honorably discharged in 2014.

carichner@kinber.org 717-963-7490

KRISTY HAMM

Network Administrator

Kristy Hamm is a Network Administrator working in the KINBER Boalsburg office. Kristy is responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network services on the PennREN network and providing technical support to the KINBER staff and customers. Prior to KINBER Kristy was a System Design Specialist in Telecommunications and Network Services at Penn State University. Kristy has a B.S. in Management Information Systems and Organizational Leadership from St. Francis University.

khamm@kinber.org 717-963-7489

JOHN BONAWITZ

Accountant

John Bonawitz is an Accountant through Accountant Temps providing accounting and financial services to KINBER in the Harrisburg office. John is a graduate of Shippensburg University where he majored in Accounting and Finance. John also recently interned with Brown Shultz which provides accounting services to KINBER.

accountant@kinber.org 717-963-7489

ALEXIS KASOWITZ

Administrative Assistant

Alexis Kasowitz is an Administrative Assistant providing administrative support for KINBER. Prior to KINBER Alexis was an executive assistant at The Clubhouse in Fairfield, CT. Alexis holds a B.S. and M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Ithaca College.

akasowitz@kinber.org 717-963-7489

LESLIE AMORÓS

Consultant

Leslie Amorós is a seasoned communications executive providing communications consulting to KINBER. Leslie has provided strategic direction for integrated communication initiatives ranging from $5 million multimedia voter education campaigns to comprehensive donor relations programs.

lamoros@kinber.org 717-880-4196

Patrice Gordon

Administrative Assistant

Patrice Gordon is an Administrative Assistant in the Harrisburg office. Patrice is a recent graduate of Kutztown University where she majored in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing.

kinber_admin@kinber.org 717-880-4196