Lancaster Connects

Lancaster Connects

The Jewel of Lancaster City with Melissa Siwiec of Central Market Trust: Episode 83

February 20, 2023

In this episode, Ben & Jeff welcome Melissa Siwiec, the Executive Director of CMT (Central Market Trust). She brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit management, having served at organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way, and Clare House. 

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State and a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership from Central Penn College, as well as a certification as an Associate in Project Management. 

Listen in as Melissa shares her insights and expertise on nonprofit management and leadership.

About Lancaster Central Market: 

Designated as a market town in 1730, the City of Lancaster is home to Lancaster Central Market, the oldest, continuously running public farmers’ market in the country. The Central Market Trust (CMT) was created in 2006, and has since developed a sustainable business model offering fresh healthy foods to the community within the iconic and historic Market House. The Central Market remains a jewel of center-city Lancaster, a popular tourist destination, and a thriving Farmer’s Market.