Larry Sprecher, President
Larry Sprecher returns to the program to serve as the second President of the Buffalo Valley Regional Training Center. He is currently a Senior Territory Manager at Balt USA, a U.S. based medical device company. Larry is a proven salesman with an impressive career in the medical device industry.
Sprecher coached the Bucknell University wrestling program from 2005-2007 following the reinstatement of the program. His recruiting class was ranked as high as #14 in the country. His recruits, included Shane Riccio, Dave Marble, and Jay Hahn. His first year, the team beat returning ACC Champion, Maryland, in their first dual. They set the team record for dual meet wins in a season. Under his leadership, the program set their foundation for the next decade and beyond.
Larry received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Pittsburgh and Master’s Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
Shane Riccio, Past President
Shane Riccio, the inaugural president of the Buffalo Valley Regional Training Center is a Producer at The Graham Company. He joined The Graham Company in 2011. As a Producer, Riccio focuses on business development for the firm’s Construction Division and Health & Human Services Division. He specializes in creating risk management programs for large privately held companies with complex operations and demanding insurance needs.
Prior to working at The Graham Company, Riccio worked for Mitsubishi Securities as a trade support analyst in New York City.
Riccio is an active member of LeadingAge New Jersey, LeadingAge New York, Interagency Council of Developmental Disabilities Agencies, Inc., General Contractors Association of New York and Utility & Transportation Contractors Association.
Riccio received his B.S. in Accounting from Bucknell University in 2010, where he was also a three time NCAA Qualifier and team captain for the Bucknell Wrestling Team.
Justin Michaels, Vice President
Justin Michaels is the Senior Vice-President of Surplus Outlet Grocery Stores, employing over 185 people, and the President of Justin Michaels Business Solutions, LLC. Prior to partnering in Surplus Outlet, Justin was an Assistant Vice-President and Commercial Relationship Manager for Susquehanna Bancshares.
Michaels was recognized as the Guy Temple Leadership Alumni of the Year, the Elk Lodge #267 Elk of the Year and the Susquehanna Bancshares “Star on the Susquehanna/ Employee of the Year”.