Educational Foundation

The Educational Foundation fundraises and stewards the generous donations of alumni and Friends of Pilam in order to award scholarships and helps fund other educational initiatives for our undergraduate members.  

Gary Sanders

President

Gary is an alumnus of the PA Sigma Upsilon chapter at Shippensburg University. He is Client Manager for Equus Software offering corporate solutions for moving employees internationally. Equus simplifies the complex world relocating people globally encapsulating shipments, immigration, and tax.

Gary is a former Executive Director of the Fraternity, chapter advisor, and has served on the International Executive Council and numerous committees. He currently lives in Denver with his wife Lisa.

Jim Morris, C.K.

Treasurer

Jim is an alumnus member from our PA Delta Iota Chapter at Drexel University.

Roger Orloff, Big Pi, C.K.

Secretary

Roger Orloff joined New York Kappa Tau Chapter at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1957. He served as Rushing Chairman, Marshal, and Scribe. He has been Chapter Advisor to Ohio Beta Tau Chapter at Baldwin Wallace University, editor of the national periodical the Tripod, delegate to two national conventions, chapter representative to the National Executive Council and was awarded a Council Key by the International Executive Council.

Recipient of a Bachelor of Management Engineering from Rensselaer and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School, he is President of the Acquisition Search Corporation, which advises and assists owners and chief executive officers on strategic acquisitions and on the sale of entrepreneurial businesses to strategic buyers and whose TASCforce Consulting division empowers entrepreneurs to recognize and remove roadblocks to accelerating growth, increasing profitability, building shareholder value, and creating great companies.

Roger lives in Atlanta. He is Vice Chairman of the Rensselaer Lally School of Management Dean’s Advisory Council, Trustee of the Rensselaer Annual Fund Advisory Council and Chairman of its Patroon Society, and has been Vice President of the Rensselaer and Trustee of the Harvard Business School Alumni Associations. The Rensselaer Alumni Association awarded him its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award.

Dave LaBanc

Trustee

Dave is a 1992 initiate into Pi Lambda Phi through the OH Beta Tau Chapter at Baldwin Wallace University. Dave has worked in the college setting for many years. Currently he is a project manager and space administrator at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) where he is responsible for managing renovation and construction projects on Ole Miss structures and assisting with the associated space challenges of campus stakeholders. He has previously spent time working at different schools within the areas of Residential Operations, Advancement, and Alumni Relations. Dave currently resides in Oxford, MS with his wife Brandi and dog Hank.

Mike Mabunay

Trustee

Michael Mabunay was initiated at PA Alpha Delta , Temple University in 1974. Subsequently he transferred back home to the University of Pittsburgh. He then became involved in various campus activities, including Pi Lambda Phi. At PA Gamma Sigma he was part of a team that took the Chapter to it’s role as one of the leaders on the Pitt Campus. Serving first as Pledge Marshall and then as Rex, he found strong mentoring from one of the icons of PA Gamma Sigma, Joel Smalley ’51, Chapter Advisor.

Upon graduation he joined the US Coast Guard, where he became a Commissioned Officer. In that role he led Coast Guard Operations in Pollution Response, Port Security, and Search and Rescue in various locations including Washington, DC., North Carolina, and New Jersey. Upon the expiration of his initial enlistment, he left the service and returned to Pitt to obtain a second Bachelors’ in Information Science. Upon graduation he began a 30 year career in High Tech focusing on Telecommunications, Managed Services, and Cloud Computing. He served in various executive positions in National Sales at MCI, Verizon, and Time Warner Cable. Along the way he obtained an MBA from Fordham University. Michael retired from corporate life in 2015.

Throughout his 30 year career he has always been involved with the PA Gamma Sigma Alumni group led by Joel Smalley. Recently he was asked to broaden his Pilam involvement through the Educational Foundation and was elected as a Trustee. He is married to his longtime (36 years) sweetheart Sylvia, who he met at a Pilam event at the house many years ago. They have two children, and two grand children. When not at their home in New Jersey, they enjoy spending as much time as possible at their camp in the Adirondacks. There they hike, fish, ride quads, and snowmobile. Mike is an avid Pitt fan, and has been a season ticket holder in football and basketball for the last 30 years, despite living in New Jersey.

Jack Marsh, Big Pi

Trustee

Jack is an alumnus member from our OH Beta Tau Chapter at Baldwin Wallace University. He is a retired journalist and former executive for the Freedom Forum. The Freedom Forum, based in Washington, D.C., is a nonpartisan foundation that champions the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy, and is the principal funder of the Newseum and Newseum Institute. Jack is happily married and enjoys being a grandfather.

Dan Scott, C.K.

Trustee

Dan graduated the University of Illinois in Urbana in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Dan is a member of the Illinois Tau Delta Chapter of Pi Lambda Phi. While an active undergraduate brother, Dan held the offices of Recruitment Chairman and New Member Educator. He also participated in most intramural sports which included a football championship team his senior year. Dan currently resides in Northbrook, Illinois with his wife and three daughters. He currently practices real estate and personal injury law in his own practice: Chepov & Scott, LLC. Dan served as the President of the Fraternity from 2006 through 2010. Dan was awarded a Council Key in 2008 and the Edward Goldman Alumnus Achievement Award in 2011.