Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Executive Officers

Frank Elsner, III
Frank Elsner, III
Chairman of the Board
Frank Elsner, III Mr. Elsner is Chairman of the Board of the Corporation and ACNB Bank. He has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2002, and also served as Vice Chairman of both Boards of Directors from 2007 until 2013. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. since 2012 and has served as Vice Chairman of the Board since 2013. Mr. Elsner is Owner & Managing Director of ODT Global, LLC, a distributor, manufacturers' sales representative and integrator firm specializing in product and material handling, labeling and packaging solutions based in Hanover, Pennsylvania. He retired in 2012 as President, Chief Executive Officer & Treasurer of Elsner Engineering Works, Inc., an engineering and manufacturing company located in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Mr. Elsner has extensive management experience with a company that operates internationally, as well as strong skills in cross cultural communications, financial management, sales and marketing, and strategic planning.
James P. Helt
James P. Helt
President & Chief Executive Officer
James P. Helt Mr. Helt is President & Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and ACNB Bank. He has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2017 and 2015, respectively. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. since 2016. From 2008 until September 1, 2015, Mr. Helt served as Executive Vice President of Banking Services of ACNB Bank. Mr. Helt was named President of ACNB Bank effective September 1, 2015. As part of the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's long-term succession planning, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of ACNB Bank effective May 5, 2017. Mr. Helt's more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, including his time with the Corporation and ACNB Bank, provides him with unique insights into the Corporation's challenges, strategic goals, and operations.
David W. Cathell
David W. Cathell
Executive Vice President/Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer
David W. Cathell David W. Cathell is Executive Vice President/Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer of ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank, as well as Vice President & Treasurer of Russell Insurance Group, Inc.
Lynda L. Glass
Lynda L. Glass
Executive Vice President/Secretary & Chief Governance Officer
Lynda L. Glass Lynda L. Glass is Executive Vice President/Secretary & Chief Governance Officer of ACNB Corporation, Executive Vice President/Secretary and Chief Risk & Governance Officer of ACNB Bank, and Director and Vice President & Secretary of Russell Insurance Group, Inc.

Board of Directors

Frank Elsner, III
Frank Elsner, III
Chairman of the Board
Frank Elsner, III Mr. Elsner is Chairman of the Board of the Corporation and ACNB Bank. He has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2002, and also served as Vice Chairman of both Boards of Directors from 2007 until 2013. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. since 2012 and has served as Vice Chairman of the Board since 2013. Mr. Elsner is Owner & Managing Director of ODT Global, LLC, a distributor, manufacturers' sales representative and integrator firm specializing in product and material handling, labeling and packaging solutions based in Hanover, Pennsylvania. He retired in 2012 as President, Chief Executive Officer & Treasurer of Elsner Engineering Works, Inc., an engineering and manufacturing company located in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Mr. Elsner has extensive management experience with a company that operates internationally, as well as strong skills in cross cultural communications, financial management, sales and marketing, and strategic planning.
Alan J. Stock
Alan J. Stock
Vice Chairman of the Board
Alan J. Stock Mr. Stock has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2005. He has also served as Vice Chairman of both Boards of Directors since 2013. He retired in December 2017 as Owner and President of Eicholtz Company, an office equipment and furniture dealership located in New Oxford, Pennsylvania. Mr. Stock brings to the Board entrepreneurial experience and strong financial and business acumen.
Richard L. Alloway II
Richard L. Alloway II
Richard L. Alloway II

Mr. Alloway has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2015. He is a State Senator representing Pennsylvania's 33rd State Senate District since 2009. Prior to serving as a State Senator, Mr. Alloway was a magisterial district judge for four years. The Board benefits from Mr. Alloway's legal background and extensive knowledge of ACNB Bank's marketplace.

James P. Helt
James P. Helt
James P. Helt Mr. Helt is President & Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and ACNB Bank. He has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2017 and 2015, respectively. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. since 2016. From 2008 until September 1, 2015, Mr. Helt served as Executive Vice President of Banking Services of ACNB Bank. Mr. Helt was named President of ACNB Bank effective September 1, 2015. As part of the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's long-term succession planning, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of ACNB Bank effective May 5, 2017. Mr. Helt's more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, including his time with the Corporation and ACNB Bank, provides him with unique insights into the Corporation's challenges, strategic goals, and operations.
Todd L. Herring
Todd L. Herring
Todd L. Herring Mr. Herring has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since July 2017. Mr. Herring was a director of New Windsor Bancorp, Inc. and New Windsor State Bank from 2013 until 2017. Mr. Herring is a physical therapist and, since 2015, the Market Director for Pivot Physical Therapy, a provider of physical rehabilitation and sports medicine services with more than 200 clinics along the East Coast. He was Owner and President of Central Maryland Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (CMRS) from its inception in 2006 until its acquisition by Pivot Physical Therapy in 2015. CMRS had more than 120 employees and provided hospital, home health, assisted living facility based and outpatient clinic rehabilitation services in Maryland. Since 1985, Mr. Herring also owns and manages numerous residential and commercial real estate partnerships. His professional and personal contacts in Carroll County and surrounding markets, experience in the operations and management of small businesses, knowledge of the Carroll County market, and prior board experience support his service on the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors.
Scott L. Kelley
Scott L. Kelley
Scott L. Kelley Mr. Kelley has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2012. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. since January 1, 2017. He is a Partner with Barley Snyder LLP. Previously, he was an attorney and President of the law firm of Stonesifer and Kelley, P.C. of Hanover, Pennsylvania, until it merged with Barley Snyder LLP in 2017. He served as the Executive Director of Community Banks Insurance Services from 2007 to 2009. The Board benefits from Mr. Kelley's more than 30 years of experience practicing law in the areas of business and commercial law; real estate law; agricultural law; oil, gas and mineral law; and, estate planning and administration, as well as from his experience in the insurance industry.
James J. Lott
James J. Lott
James J. Lott Mr. Lott has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2007. He is President of Bonnie Brae Fruit Farms, Inc. located in Gardners, Pennsylvania. Mr. Lott offers extensive experience in agribusiness, a leading economic driver in Adams County and Pennsylvania, and his business insight is leveraged to provide guidance in understanding this important segment of the local economy.
Donna M. Newell
Donna M. Newell
Donna M. Newell Ms. Newell has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2012. She is President & Chief Executive Officer of NTM Engineering, Inc., a firm located in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, that specializes in water resources and structural engineering as well as engineering course development and instruction. Ms. Newell brings her engineering, technology and business expertise to the Board.
J. Emmett Patterson
J. Emmett Patterson
J. Emmett Patterson Mr. Patterson has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2012. He is Owner & President of JDCS Enterprise and Fry Guy Corporation, which owns ten McDonald's restaurants in southcentral Pennsylvania, including seven in the Gettysburg and Hanover markets. His career with McDonald's spans more than 40 years. Prior to becoming an owner operator, Mr. Patterson held a number of positions in management with McDonald's Corporation, as well as served as staff director for McDonald's World Training Center. Mr. Patterson's ownership and operation of McDonald's franchises brings strong financial, business and human resources background to the Board.
Daniel W. Potts
Daniel W. Potts
Daniel W. Potts Mr. Potts has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2004 and serves as an audit committee financial expert. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. since 2005. He has more than 30 years of global business experience, including 10 years with major accounting firms and senior executive positions in the financial services industry. Mr. Potts is currently a Partner in the IBM Banking & Insurance Consulting Practice. Mr. Potts' financial and business skills and extensive experience with financial accounting matters provide invaluable insight and guidance to the Board's oversight function.
Thomas A. Ritter
Thomas A. Ritter
Thomas A. Ritter Mr. Ritter was President & Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of ACNB Bank until May 2017, as well as remains Chairman of the Board of Directors of Russell Insurance Group, Inc. He served as Executive Vice President of the Corporation and ACNB Bank from January 1, 2000, until December 31, 2000. Effective January 1, 2001, he became President of the Corporation and President & Chief Executive Officer of ACNB Bank. Effective December 31, 2003, Mr. Ritter became the Corporation's Chief Executive Officer. Effective September 1, 2015, he relinquished his position as President of ACNB Bank with the appointment of his successor as part of the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's long-term succession planning. He has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2001. He has been a member of Russell Insurance Group, Inc.'s Board of Directors and has served as Chairman of the Board since 2005. Mr. Ritter had previously served as a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors from 1997 until his resignation from each Board in December 1999. From 1986 until December 1999, Mr. Ritter was an insurance agent in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Ritter's more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 13 years as the Corporation's Chief Executive Officer, provides him with unique insights into the Corporation's challenges, strategic goals, and operations.
Marian B. Schultz
Marian B. Schultz
Marian B. Schultz Ms. Schultz has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 1992. She retired in 2012 as Dean of the School of Academic Programs & Services and Library & Multi-Media Services at Shippensburg University located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Ms. Schultz has extensive experience in academia with strong skills in program development and implementation, human relations, and academic administration.
D. Arthur Seibel, Jr.
D. Arthur Seibel, Jr.
D. Arthur Seibel, Jr. Mr. Seibel has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since July 2017. He joined the boards of directors of New Windsor Bancorp, Inc. and New Windsor State Bank in 2001 and served as Chairman of these boards until 2017. Mr. Seibel is Chief Operating Officer for Springdale Preparatory School LLC in New Windsor, Maryland. From 2011 until 2014, he was Managing Director of CIC Switzerland, Ltd., the international sales operation of Cristal Inorganic Chemicals (CIC), located in Zug, Switzerland. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of CIC, a manufacturing company with operations in five countries and revenues of $2.0 billion, from 2007 to 2011, and began his career as a Certified Public Account. Mr. Seibel's long experience in accounting, auditing, internal controls, and strategic planning, as well as knowledge of public companies and the community banking industry, support his membership on the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors.
David L. Sites
David L. Sites
David L. Sites Mr. Sites has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2010. He is Owner of Sites Realty Inc. and Realty Leasing & Management Co., real estate companies located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Sites offers over 30 years of experience in real estate sales, management and development and provides proven experience in community relations, risk management, and overall management performance.
James E. Williams
James E. Williams
James E. Williams Mr. Williams has been a member of both the Corporation's and ACNB Bank's Boards of Directors since 2007. He is President of C.E. Williams Sons, Inc., a paving and excavating company located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and Managing Partner of Frantz Plumbing LLC, a residential and commercial plumbing, heating and cooling company located in Biglerville, Pennsylvania. Mr. Williams is an experienced leader and serves as Vice Chair of the Adams County Economic Development Corporation, exhibiting proven expertise in the overall management of a company including matters related to financial oversight, human resources, and risk management.