• Architectural Engineering B.A.E. from Penn State University


  • Team PRC since 1985
  • Construction industry experience since 1981


  • Traveling to the beach, golf, spending time in studio recording original music.  Trips with friends to Key West, Nashville, and music festivals.

At the event’s ribbon-cutting, United Zion Retirement Community CEO, Sue Verdegem said, “This space is more beautiful and flexible than I even imagined… We are so excited to watch how the Chapel space pulls us together as a community and gives a place for spiritual renewal. This chapel will be the heart of the home. The connecting Firestone Dining area and lobby will expand the flexibility of the space. We are so blessed by the support of those community partners and friends that have donated to make these critical improvements possible for the residents.”

PRC CEO, DJ Risk added, “We love senior living construction, as I know our architectural partner on this project, RLPS, does. We’re grateful for the opportunity to work with United Zion Retirement Community and the many wonderful subcontractors that we partnered with on this renovation and expansion.”

Don’t miss the videos below that highlight our triumphs and challenges throughout this Lititz construction project.

The Heart of the Home project renovation at United Zion Retirement Community is an essential space for its residents. This space will now have an updated chapel/auditorium, entrance to the facility, and new dining space. Let’s take a look at the before/after and take a quick site walk

United Zion Retirement Community and Paul Risk Construction held a wall-breaking ceremony to kick off the Heart of the Home project. This renovation project includes work to the canopy, front entrance, lobby, and chapel. Enjoy!

Learn more about the vision behind this unique project.