FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Michael Traupman, Director of College Relations, 610-740-3790
Allison Benner, College Relations Associate - Media, 610-740-3790
DAVID M. JAINDL APPOINTED TO CEDAR CREST COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Allentown, PA (March 23, 2005) - At its winter board meeting the Cedar Crest College Trustees announced the appointment of David M. Jaindl to the board.
Jaindl is president of Jaindl Land Company, the leading Lehigh Valley land development company for residential, commercial and industrial properties. From design to development, Jaindl Land Company has 47 ongoing projects in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Today Jaindl Farms and Jaindl Land Company are managing approximately 12,000 acres in a three-county area. He is also owner and president of Jaindl Farms LLC, Schantz Orchards LLC, Jaindl Turkey Sales, Inc. and Jaindl Processing LLC.
Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, Jaindl began his career assisting his father, Fred Jaindl, and grandfather, John Jaindl, on the family turkey farm. A graduate of Parkland High School, he joined the family business full-time in 1974. In 1980, Jaindl advanced to assume the General Manager duties for the family business.
Over the next 20 years the company continued to grow, adding additional entities including Lehigh Ag Equipment, Inc., a dealership that provides agricultural equipment and lawn and garden products to area residents and farmers, and Schantz Orchards in South Whitehall Township, a 300-acre orchard that produces more than 50,000 bushels of apples, peaches, cherries, pears and plums annually.
In 1996, he and his late father Fred were involved in the construction of the Jaindl Building, which today is the headquarters of American Bank, Incorporated. Jaindl continues to serve as one of the original bank Directors.
Jaindl is currently a trustee of the Jaindl Foundation, a philanthropic foundation with annual bequests benefiting charitable causes in the Lehigh Valley. He resides in North Whitehall Township with his wife, Jacquelyn, and their five children.