About UniqueSource® Products & Services

UniqueSource is a dynamic marketing and sales organization that can supply your business or organization with many of the products and services it relies on to operate. What makes us unique is that we provide quality products manufactured by and services reliably performed by professionals with disabilities.

Our relationship with our member organizations throughout Pennsylvania that share in this mission allows us to offer a wide variety of product and service lines to meet your needs, and to provide employment opportunities for those with disabilities in the process.

Our people-centric philosophy creates a win/win situation for those who do business with us as well. As a UniqueSource customer, you’ll benefit from our responsive, professional service and fair pricing. Plus, it speaks well for your organization that each transaction you make helps support employment opportunities for those with physical, visual and intellectual disabilities.

Learn more throughout this website on what makes UniqueSource an ideal “go-to” resource for your organization.

Mission & Values

Our mission is to partner with member agencies to identify, market, and deliver products and services that create employment opportunities for professionals with disabilities.


Our Core Values:

Commitment: We are passionately committed to our mission, our customers, and our members.

Teamwork: We value inclusiveness, collaboration, and supporting each other's success.

Adaptability: We are resourceful, innovative, and agile in our process and approach.

Focus: We are tenacious in our pursuit of delivering superior results

Doing what is right: We are dedicated to respect, trust, transparency, and compassion. We do what is right even when no one is looking.

Board of Directors

  • Gena Bond, Chairperson Penn York Opportunities
  • Laurie Staph, 1st Vice Chair Keystone Blind Association
  • Jonathan Cunningham, 2nd Vice Chair NuVisions Center
  • Nofre Vaquer, Secretary SpArc Philadelphia
  • Joe Beck, Treasurer Members 1st FCU
  • Scott Caulfield, Board Director Capital Principles, LLC
  • John Connolly, Board Director InspiriTec, Inc.
  • Tim Miller, Board Director Westmoreland County Blind Association
  • Erika Petach, Board Director Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
  • Brian Petry, Board Director Allied Services Integrated
  • Shayne Roos, Board Director Achieva

Executive Staff

Lisa   Biggica

Lisa Biggica

President & CEO

I am proud to be part of the UniqueSource team and partnering with our Members to deliver the excellent products and services that are produced and facilitated by Pennsylvanians with disabilities.

I am a Central PA native and a graduate of Elizabethtown College with over 20 years of professional experience leading business operations, strategic projects, client service delivery, and technology teams. My role is to support our operation, promoting our ability to deliver effectively, efficiently and according to our high expectations for quality.

Philip  Grimes

Philip Grimes

Executive Vice President, Operations

UniqueSource Products & Services is committed to providing employment opportunities for the many individuals with disabilities in Pennsylvania. We do so by partnering with Member Agencies across the state to provide a diverse array of products and services to our many customers. I am proud to serve with our dedicated team to carry out this mission and deliver excellent service to our customers.

As EVP of Operations, I oversee both the Photo Licensing team and our IT/IS department while also serving as a member of the Executive Team to guide our strategic direction. I have progressed through a variety of roles in the organization to learn the depth and breadth of the operation prior to accepting the opportunity to serve in my current position.

Matthew  Dickens

Matthew Dickens

Vice President, Sales

It is an honor to serve our UniqueSource Members and the thousands of employees that produce a wide variety of quality products and services across Pennsylvania.  

The Sales Team supports our current clients, uncovers new opportunities, and acts as an ambassador for our Member organizations.  I am proud to lead the growth engine for our UniqueSource Mission.  Please reach out to me if I can be of assistance.

Mindy  Dowling

Mindy Dowling

Vice President, State Manager Photo Licensing

It has always been important for me to make a meaningful impact in the work that I do which is why I am proud to be part of the UniqueSource team supporting our mission to create employment opportunities for professionals with disabilities. 

I came to UniqueSource with 23 years of professional experience in Leadership, Strategic planning, Operations, Accounting, Analytics, Process Improvement, and Asset Protection.  My role within the organization is to oversee our Pennsylvania Photo Licensing Program under contract with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  We are responsible for the execution of the program’s credential issuance services, Facilities Management, Field Operations, Lease negotiations, and service level expectations all while partnering with member agencies to place individuals in jobs at over 100 Photo License centers across PA. 

At UniqueSource, we as an executive team support autonomy, purpose, and growth and I will continue to help develop and guide our strategic direction.

John  Insley

John Insley

Vice President of Finance

John joined UniqueSource in May 2022 as the Vice President of Finance.  He was born and raised in the Harrisburg area and has lived in Pennsylvania his entire life.  John is a graduate of Elizabethtown College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting. 

He is a CPA and has over 40 years of experience working in public accounting and for profit companies.  His diverse background includes all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, system and process improvement, and software implementations.  In his most recent position, John spent 19 years as the Director of Corporate Accounting for a family owned manufacturer and distributor of carbonated soft drinks.

Joe  Ostrander

Joe Ostrander

Director of Communications & Marketing

Joe joined UniqueSource in March of 2022 bringing a breadth of experience that includes strategic communications, marketing, public relations, digital content management, membership relations, promotions, and special event planning. Prior to UniqueSource, Joe worked for national advocacy and training organization where he spearheaded public awareness and branding campaigns. He has also provided leadership and support of government relations activities, including passage of statewide housing reform legislation. He has experience in Association and member management, working for several trade associations and was an active member of the American Society for Association Executives, co-chairing the communications committee. There is newspaper and radio journalism experience in his background too. He holds a BA in Communications/Public Relations from Kutztown University and an MA in Corporate Communications from Duquesne University. He considers himself a champion of social justice issues, particularly for marginalized communities.

Jacqueline  Williams

Jacqueline Williams

Vice President of Human Resources & Compliance

It has always been my passion to support mission-driven organizations and workplace cultures where human resources and compliance is engaging and accessible to its greatest partners – Its People. I am honored to be a part of the UniqueSource team leading human resources, compliance, facilities, and administrative services in support of UniqueSource’s strategic priorities and its mission.


I joined UniqueSource in January 2021 and currently serve as the Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance. I have more than 20 years of strategic and operational experience in human resources, risk management, facilities, and administrative services for non-profit and for-profit organizations. I earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with human resources focus (summa cum laude) from Elizabethtown College and a master’s degree in human resources management (summa cum laude) from Saint Francis University. I am the current Chapter President and Board Chair of the Human Resource Professionals of Central Pennsylvania (HRP of CPA ), a Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) affiliate. I also serve on the Board of Directors of the Gamut Theater in our local community.