LANCASTER, Pa. – Dec. 2, 2019 – PRLog — Stephen Rotay, president and owner of Rotay Capital Finance ( in Lancaster and his team members have recently participated as sponsors, exhibitors and educators at a variety of events this season to help nonprofit organizations, individuals, and families in need throughout the region.

In October, Scott Charney, funding specialist for the company, spoke to high school seniors enrolled in cabinet making and woodworking classes at the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center ( Charney’s interactive discussion with the students focused on entrepreneurship while encouraging students to consider using the skill sets acquired from the career center to pursue their dreams and launch their own businesses. Charney took an adult education cabinet making class at the same school years ago and enjoys woodworking for his family from recycled and repurposed wood, and other items. He has eight years of experience working in the construction industry and is a military veteran with the U.S. Army.

Also, the finance firm sponsored a fundraising event for The Long Community at Highland ( in Lancaster. Funds raised will supplement expenses needed for local senior citizens to continue living their later years in comfort and dignity. As part of the Presbyterian Senior Living family of communities, the facility is dedicated and committed to providing older adults with quality service and a meaningful experience through compassionate, vibrant and supportive care and services to promote wholeness for seniors with a focus on body, mind and spirit.

Additionally, Rotay’s longtime friend and former employee Mike Oster with Paul Davis of Central Pennsylvania (, experienced devasting news about Oster’s wife Candi, and her battle with leukemia. Rotay has donated to and assisted with the Oster’s fundraising efforts on behalf of Candi’s health struggles and care. Rotay and many local business leaders are involved in the cause. After eight years, Candi’s Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) has come out of remission and she required a bone marrow transplant. The Osters are appreciative of the community in support of Candi, their family, and the many needs required for her recovery.

As a longtime, local businessman, resident and community advocate in Lancaster, Rotay offers viable financing for small businesses as the core of the local, regional and national economy. According to Rotay, many small businesses are essentially financial orphans which don’t fit the lending standards of local banks or investment criteria of private equity or venture capital firms.

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