MEET THE TEAM
President & CEO
Frank Vitale is a resident of West Virginia with over 21 years of experience in business and community leadership. Frank currently serves as President and CEO of Forge Business Solutions – a veteran owned professional consulting firm headquartered in Morgantown, WV – with a focus on community and government relations, strategic planning, human capital development, veteran programs, and professional development. Mr. Vitale holds an appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the WVU School of Medicine – Graduate Medical Education. In March of 2017, Governor Jim Justice appointed Frank to a seat on the West Virginia Board of Education.
Throughout his career, Frank has held senior leadership roles managing human relations and operations at financial and healthcare institutions and most recently, as Chief Human Resources Officer at KeyLogic Systems – a professional services, engineering and technology firm. He served as senior vice president of Clear Mountain Bank’s Private Banking Group, and head of Human Relations and the Executive Banking Group at a start-up bank in the north eastern United States.
Vitale is a graduate of Valley Forge Military College where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice and served as the Regimental Seargent Major of the Corps and Class President. Later, he attended West Virginia University where he earned a degree in Sociology and a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA). He currently serves as a member and immediate past-Chairman of the Visiting Committee for the WVU School of Public Health.
A graduate of the US Army’s Academy of Health Sciences, Vitale has more than 17 years of accumulated service to his country as a member of the U.S. Army and West Virginia National Guard, finishing his career with the rank of Captain. Vitale has been recognized on numerous accounts for his service, including through the United States of America – Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal with oak-leaf cluster.
Mr. Vitale was selected as a 2015 “Young Gun” by West Virginia Executive Magazine. He is the recipient of the 2014 WVU Alumni Association’s Community Service Award, and in 2011 the West Virginia State Journal chose Frank as a member of “Generation Next – 40 Under 40.”
Frank and his wife Ashley reside in Morgantown, West Virginia, with their son Maxwell and twin daughters Isabella and Cecelia.
A West Virginia native, Amy was born and raised in Beckley, WV; she resided in the Charleston and Huntington areas before settling in Morgantown where she has lived and served professionally for the last 22 years.
Amy earned her B.A. degree in Broadcast Communications and M.A. in Media Studies from Marshall University, where she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Her extensive background includes serving as the Campus Director for West Virginia University – Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Area Vice President for Amedisys Home Care & Hospice and Area Vice President of Sales for Tender Loving Care Home/Albert Gallatin Home Care & Hospice.
Amy also worked as a Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative with Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals. She completed management roles for Shawnee Hills, Inc. and Visions, Inc. In addition, Amy has worked as Producer/Director for local community cable television programs, as a Senior Sales Consultant with Lemongrass Spa Products, LLC, and a Strategic Consultant for a variety of businesses throughout West Virginia and beyond.
Amy is the wife of John Wagner, mother of five children, and “Nana” to four precious little ones. They reside in the Cheat Lake area of Morgantown, WV.