About the Collaborators

Vince Carocci and Norm Mawby were college classmates and fraternity brothers at the Pennsylvania State University (Class of '58) who, with their wives, maintained a life-long friendship.

VINCE CAROCCI received a B.A. in journalism from Penn State. After an active duty tour as a Lieutenant with a U.S. Army Military Intelligence unit in Washington, DC (1959-1961), he served as a State Capitol Correspondent out of Harrisburg, PA, for United Press International (1961); the Associated Press (1962-1968); and the Philadelphia Inquirer (1970-1971). He entered public service in 1971 as senior staff aide in the Pennsylvania Senate. He served on the senior staff of the late Pennsylvania Governor Robert P. Casey (1987-1995), the last five years of which he was Press Secretary to the Governor. He is the author of three books: "A Father's Life", self-published in 2003; "A Capitol Journey", Penn State Press, 2005; and ". . . Harry's Way", Tuxedo Press, 2007. He retired in 2003 from Capital Blue Cross, Harrisburg, where he served as director of Governmental Relations and the publicly-financed Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). He and his wife, Antoinette Catherine, reside in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. They are the parents of four grown children. NORMAN MAWBY was graduated from Penn State with a B.A. in Arts and Letters and earned a Master of Governmental Administration degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1965. He served as an instructor of English and History for Sun Valley High School in Green Ridge, PA from 1960-1962, and an administrative assistant in comprehensive and community planning with the Delaware County Planning Commission from 1962-1963. He was assistant director of the Chester County Development Council from 1963-1964. From 1964-1987 he served as township manager and chief executive staff officer for Tredyffrin Township in Chester County. From 1987 to the present he has been chairman of the Mawby Project Group, a management consulting firm offering assistance and counsel in the fields of Education, Governmental Affairs, Development, Finance, Real Estate, Recreation, and the Arts. He earned a Lieutenant's commission with the U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps in 1960. He and his wife, Marietta Lamb Mawby, reside in Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania.

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