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Westminster professor, alum earns “Top 5 Under 40” award

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Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Brian Petrus, assistant professor of business administration at Westminster College, has been named a “Top 5 Under 40” award recipient by the Young Professionals of Lawrence County.

Petrus will be honored at the Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner on March 13.

The recognition highlights young professionals in the Lawrence County area who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to both their professional lives, as well as their involvement and volunteer efforts in the community.

Petrus, who also serves as the marketing program coordinator at Westminster, joined the faculty in 2013. Outside of Westminster, Petrus serves as president of PHRST & Company, Inc., a human resources firm.  He is a Notary Public, offers third party tax accounting and auditing services, and is active with the historic restoration and preservation of New Castle.  He is also a home brewer and has donated several of his beers annually to various charitable events and causes in the Lawrence County area.

Petrus earned his bachelor’s from Westminster and a master’s degree in business administration from Youngstown State University.