Lansdowne Business & Professional Association
The Lansdowne Business & Professional Association (LBPA)
is the organization of professional and business owners in the Borough of Lansdowne. It was first organized in 1962 by merchants and professional men and women in the central business district.
Incorporated in 1975, the organization now includes members from Lansdowne neighborhood business districts and home-based businesses, as well as associate members who reside in Lansdowne or have businesses near the borough and participate in its activities.
Advancing the business, professional, and civic interests of the community, the LBPA is proud to provide our members with business development programs, networking opportunities, cost effective advertising options, small business resource materials and participation in community events.
On behalf of our members, the LBPA board of directors maintains close working relationships with Lansdowne Borough Council, the Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation (LEDC), The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE).
OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Tiara Orange-Austin is the Vice President of the LBPA. She has been a member since 2017, but a faithful participant since 2016. Tiara is the owner of TO Royal Designs, http://toroyaldesigns.com, a one stop shop for all things fashion, graphic, and social media design.
Beth Harmer is a Director of the LBPA. She has served as a Director, 2013-2014 and 2017-2019; President, 2014-2016; and Vice President, 2016-2017. Pepper Pharmacy has been a member since the LBPA was incorporated in June of 1975. Beth, who was hired in 1978, is now co-owner of Pepper Pharmacy, https://www.pepperpharmacy.com, which provides prescription service to Lansdowne and the surrounding communities. Pepper's, a full service pharmacy that opened in Lansdowne in 1949, offers everything the big chains have but with faster and more personalized service.
Andrea DiFabio is the President of the LBPA. She has been a member since 2013 and has also served as Vice President, 2015-2016 and Director, 2014-2015. Andrea is the owner of Vinyl Revival, http://vinylrevivalrecords.com, which is not your ordinary record store. Vinyl Revival stocks new and vintage LPs, has a 35-seat black box theater space and is a great place to pick up music memorabilia and artful home and fashion accessories with rock and roll style.
Elijah Austin is a Director of the LBPA. He has been a member since 2017, and an active participant since 2016. Elijah Austin is the proud owner of Promo Management, http://promomanagement.net, a graphic, print and website design firm, specializing in affordable dynamic and responsive design for small businesses and startups.
Bernadine Lewis is a Director of the LBPA. She has been a member since 2017. Bernadine is the owner of Gateway Mobile Medical, http://www.gatewaymobilemedical.com. Are you visiting from out of town and need a medical visit or are you having difficulty getting to your doctor's office due to low mobility? We can arrange to see you! Do you have reduce social support and transportation to get to your primary care doctor's office? Get a complete at-home medical evaluation and treatment. Are you recently discharged from the hospital? Let Gateway Mobile Medical help you stay at home and recover faster with our full medical evaluation and treatment planning.
Kevin Dugan is the Treasurer of the LBPA. He has been a member since 2013. Kevin is the owner of Dugan Accounting & Tax Services, Inc., https://www.duganaccountingtaxservices.com, which provides professional accounting, compliance, and tax services that businesses need to get (and keep) their act together.
Julia Prymak is the Secretary of the LBPA. She has been a member since 2011 and has also served as Co-chair of the home-based business committee, 2012–2014; First Vice President, 2014–2015; and Director, 2016–2017. Julia is the owner of Pryme Design, https://juliaprymak.myportfolio.com/projects, which provides graphic design and production services to the greater Delaware Valley business community. Many of her clients hail from education institutions: publishers, universities, and non-profit organizations.