in January 2020 Fermin Diaz began serving as the Main Street Coordinator for the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress.  In this role Mr. Díaz provides assistance with marketing and business recruitment initiatives, the development of educational programs and workshops, the facilitation of stakeholder meetings, and the recruitment of volunteers for special projects and programs.

Fermin holds a Master’s degree in Construction Management and has also received the designation of Engineer In Training (EIT). Together with his wife, he founded ACE Construction, Maintenance & More which provides virtual technical support to engineering offices and development companies. Fermin also works part time as Entrepreneurship Facilitator at the Penn State Hazleton LaunchBox, supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq.