Reading Chapter of Professional Referral Exchange

Local Business Networking and Referral Group in Reading

Professional Referral Exchange is in a location near you! Specializing in connecting business professionals with other like-minded business contacts, Professional Referral Exchange has a vibrant chapter located in Reading. The Reading Chapter of PRE aims to provide its members with new business opportunities and connections that may have originally passed them by.

If you’d like to find out more about this chapter, or are curious as to all the ways that Professional Referral Exchange can increase business for your company, please contact the Area Director listed below. To learn more about PRE in general, check out our About Us page.


Chapter Information

Meeting Location

Zoom Only For Now Ask for the weekly Zoom link

Meeting Day & Time

Every Thursday at 7:45 am

Chapter Area Director

Bill Higbee - b.higbee@prenetworking.net

Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, weekly meetings are subject to cancellation. For chapters holding breakfast meetings, if the school district in which the meeting is held is on a two hour delay or more, the meeting is canceled. If the weekly meeting is at midday, the meeting is subject to cancellation if the local school district is on early dismissal. But the lunch meeting chapters do not cancel automatically. The decision should be by agreement of the majority of the elected Board members.

Our Member List

Beth Zullinger of New Beginnings Therapeutic Massage & Spa
Massage therapy studio and spa offering a wide variety of therapeutic and relaxation massage services.
Dr. Bill Moss of Keystone Specific Chiropractic Center
Category: Chiropractor
Address:
Chiropractic care.
Bladimir Mercedes of American Capital Express
We provide business funding and business credit.
David R. Ross of American Insuring Group
Category: Insurance - P & C
Independent insurance broker.
Diane Salks of Riverview Tree & Landscaping, Inc.
Landscaping/hardscape design & installation, tree work, commercial & residential lawn mowing & landscape maintenance, pond installation and maintenance, etc.
Eric A. Earnest of E & E Electric
Category: Electrical Contractor
Electrical Installation & Troubleshooting.
Evan Markwood of US Health Advisors
Individual and family health insurance.
Forrest Glass, Jr. of Padgett Business Services
Accounting, tax, payroll services for small business.
George Yoder of ifultech, inc.
Category: Website & Software Development
Web design, custom software development, mobile development, internet marketing.
Greg Schweitzer of Stress Reduction Resources
Category: Stress Relief & Wellness Coaching
Attend a free introduction and learn to 'effortlessly' improve your physical, mental and emotional health.
Hank Stenson of Martin's Flooring
Carpet, vinyl, hardwood, ceramic, laminate, vinyl luxury tile & window treatments.
Jerry Buffa of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Category: Realtor - Residential
Jerry is a full-service real estate professional with Coldwell Banker in Berks County and a full-time agent with 16 years of experience with listings, sales as well as technology. Jerry takes pride in customer service as reflected in his proven track record by doing most of his business with past clients. Jerry is a member of the Reading Chapter of Professional Referral Exchange with a local network of professionals at his disposal. He’s a dedicated family man, having been married for 16 years and has 2 children. Jerry is also involved with martial arts for 20+ years, He uses learned philosophies which are applied to his daily business - he incorporates the belief that if you treat others the way you want to be treated… good things will come of it.
Jim Bucciaglia of SAH Incorporated
Category: Security Systems
Residential & Commercial Security & Fire Alarm Systems.
Joan Feather of U.S. Express Printing
Printing, copying, & graphic design.
John Whitehall of Sandler Training
Sales and management training, coaching and consulting.
Keith Harnish of Ultimate Comfort Heating & Cooling
A full service company specializing in residential and light commercial service, maintenance, and installation of HVAC equipment.
Melissa Gibson of Parkland Abstract
Title insurance in PA and NJ as well as title searching in Berks, Lehigh & Northhampton counties.
Millie Lockhart of Visions Federal Credit Union
Retail banking services.
Patrick Hassler of Studio West Hair Salon
Hair Salon.
Rantz Martin of Clean Water Solutions
Category: Water Purification
Service and sales of water treatment products.
Sharon Levan of Mary Kay Cosmetics
Category: Skin Care & Cosmetics
Independent Sales Director, Image Consultant - help women improve their look and gain confidence in every situation.
Todd Klinger of Integrity Services and Solutions, LLC
Independent insurance agency.
William Higbee of Berkshire Home and Business
Category: Legal Services
Address:
I empower consumers and small business for financial success through affordable legal services, credit repair services, identity theft protection and powerful cash management software.

Our Board

Evan Markwood
President
John Whitehall
Vice President
William Higbee
Membership Chair
Hank Stenson
Secretary
Millie Lockhart
Treasurer
Keith Harnish
Sgt-at-Arms
George Yoder
Program
William Higbee
Mentor
Beth Zullinger
Social Chair

Our Latest Referral Reports

What our Members Say

Crystal Groves - Gettysburg Chapter

I started attending P.R.E. events in December 2017 on a whim while looking for ways to build my network for my business. I did no realize then that P.R.E. would completely transform my business and more than triple my network in the first year. I’ve made friendships and bonds with other local business owners that I simply would not find anywhere else. They not only sell my business for me to their own networks, but they provide me with quality service and a mentorship that is worth top dollar.

Kristina Rodriguez - Gettysburg Chapter

PRE not only gives referrals but also promotes businesses from within and allows me to be a part of something more. The relationships that I have built in PRE will last a lifetime. THe Gettysburg Chapter is a very supportive group of one another. We are each others sales force and connectors. The extra connections that we have made are very beneficial as well.

Scot Whiskeyman, Financial Advisor Category, Harrisburg/Swatara Chapter

Professional Referral Exchange has been pivotal to my success as a business owner and networker. I was unbelievably nervous when I first joined, and was for months. I still remember standing in front of the group and giving my first 20 minute presentation. My hands were shaking and I read off a piece of paper! Because of PRE’s structure, and consistent processes, I slowly but surely honed by public speaking skills. While not perfect by any means, I can now quickly speak in front of any group of people on the fly. I’m also President of my chapter – something I never anticipated when I fir