Carmela has made Chester County her home since 1989. She attended Avon Grove High School while working at New Garden Aviation in Toughkenamon, PA. For twenty years, Carmela was employed by FlightSafety International, the largest commercial aviation training company in the world.
Through hard work and dedication, Carmela progressed from an entry level position to become an expert in United States’ Federal Aviation Regulations. She managed multiple projects and teams to include developing detailed regulatory compliant training programs and electronic record keeping systems utilized across the globe by 1,500 instructors at 27 locations tracking more than 80,000 training events annually.
Carmela’s success was a product of the teams she managed. Carmela empowered her teams and exemplified her leadership by treating them as equals and as experts in their individual fields, all while demonstrating: Integrity, Excellence, and Service Before Self.
While working full time for FlightSafety, Carmela attended Lancaster Bible college earning her BS in Bible Ministry. Most recently she graduated from Villanova Law School and has been admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar.
Carmela’s professional experience of managing highly regulated records in combination with her law degree make her well suited to serve as Chester County’s Clerk of Courts. The office of the Clerk of Courts is responsible for supervising a team of court clerks who record, maintain, and process the associated paperwork, fines, fees, and bail for roughly 6,000 criminal and juvenile cases heard annually in Chester County’s Court of Common Pleas.