PEOPLE: promotions, appointments and hires
Gannett Fleming Inc. of East Pennsboro Township named John J. Spanos senior vice president of its valuation and rate division. He will oversee all depreciation and valuation projects, including depreciation studies, statistical analyses and expert testimony. He also is a technical specialist in public utility plant depreciation and public utility plant original cost. He has a bachelor's degree in industrial management and mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from York College.
Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association named Jennifer Simpson director of its Academy of Pharmacist Technicians. She is a pharmacy technician instructor with Upper Allen Township-based YTI Career Institute-Capital Region.
York Township-based York Traditions Bank named Philip Golden a business services partner and Charles Wurster a credit officer. They were relationship managers with Citizens Bank. David Gonsalves was named a senior teller with the White Street Branch. He was a personal banking representative with Sovereign Bank. Hillary Miller was named a senior teller with the Susquehanna Trail Branch. She was an assistant head teller with Metro Bank. Joshua Johnson was named a secondary market specialist with the mortgage department.
East Lampeter Township-based High Construction Co. named William Wos a senior estimator for design/build estimating and contracting. He was an estimator and buyer. Elizabeth C. Auchincloss and Daniel W. Patton were named assistant project managers. Auchincloss was a project coordinator with Starwood Vacation Ownership of Orlando, Fla. She has a BS in business administration and management from Elizabethtown College. Patton has a BS in structural design and construction engineering technology from Penn State University. William A. Bendokas was named a job superintendent. He was a project superintendent with Horst Construction. He is a journeyman carpenter and has a BS in horticulture from Penn State University.
The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed Gary E. Tennis of Philadelphia secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, John E. Payne Jr. of Westmoreland County to the State Board of Barber Examiners, Celestino R. Pennoni of Delaware County to the Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education and John M. Levitski of Lancaster County to the board of trustees of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.
Gov. Tom Corbett appointed Lori I. Leiman of Dauphin County to the Advisory Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and George F. Halcovage Jr. of Schuylkill County and Gail Macioce of Westmoreland County to the Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board.
Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System named Dr. Vladimir Ioffe a radiation oncologist with its PinnacleHealth-Fox Chase Regional Cancer Center. He also is an assistant professor with Fox Chase Cancer Center's radiation oncology department. He was in practice in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area. He has a medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Swatara Township-based HealthAmerica named Dan Day vice president of regional sales for Central Pennsylvania. He will oversee sales and account management, including new business development and broker relations. He has more than 20 years of experience and was president of a brokerage and consulting firm in Lancaster County. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from Ursinus College.
York-based Gavin Advertising named Rachel Taylor marketing and communications coordinator. She was a marketing coordinator with Gibbons & Kawash in West Virginia. She has a BS in journalism with an emphasis in public relations from West Virginia University.
St. Patrick Catholic School and the Pregnancy and Family Resource Center in York each named Donna M. Giberti director of development. She was the business operations director of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation. She has nearly six years of nonprofit experience and a bachelor's degree from Penn State University.
Manor Township-based Prudential Homesale Services Group named Dan McNaughton a sales associate with its Carlisle office, specializing in Perry and Cumberland counties. He has eight years of real estate experience and 34 years of sales experience. He was a commander with the Civil Air Patrol. Rand Oliver was a named a sales associate with the Ephrata office. She has six years of real estate experience, 30 years of sales experience and a bachelor's degree from Howard University.
Frontier Communications named Paul Quick vice president and general manager of its Pennsylvania region, which spans 24 eastern and central counties. He will oversee field operations and customer experience. He was president of CSS Industries' Paper Magic Group and vice president and general manager of Hallmark Cards' Walgreens team. He has a BS in business administration from Drake University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
East Lampeter Township-based High Co. LLC named Charlene B. Kachnoskie a senior accountant supervisor for High Properties and Eastwood Village Homes and retail properties. She was a senior accountant and has a BS in accounting from Elizabethtown College.