We have the BEST volunteers! Our organization is driven by the kindness and dedication of our Board of Directors, all of whom donate countless hours to raise money, plan events, and support our scholars.

Current Board Listing

Billy Staples, BEST Co-Founder, Author, Speaker, Educator
Kim Forsyth, Cohen Feeley Altemose Rambo

Bill Haelig, Robertson Insurance Group

Gerry Long, Bethlehem Rotary Club

Margie Markus, Phillipsburg School District (Retired)

Lori Page, Visions Federal Credit Union

Tom Ruppe, Halls Warehouse (Retired)

Honorary Board Members

Judy Tierney, BEST Co-Founder, Career Institute of Technology

Joe Brake, Abarta Coca-Cola

Martye Cohen, Cohen Feeley Altemose Rambo

Ray Burris, Major League Baseball Player (Retired)


BEST, Inc. was co-founded in 2008 as an attempt to aid students in need of financial assistance to fulfill their dreams and goals of obtaining a college education. A post secondary education can be obtained with the assistance of a scholarship award from BEST, Inc. A mentor is assigned to each student who qualifies for an award and will follow the student throughout his/her college career.


BEST, Inc.

PO Box 3250

Bethlehem, PA 18017

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