Newsmakers

September 28. 2012 1:00PM - Last modified: September 28. 2012 2:00PM


PEOPLE: promotions, appointments and hires

Architecture/Engineering

Michael Baker Jr. Inc. named Steven L. Barber vice president and principal of its Harrisburg office. He will oversee day-to-day activities, as well as business development and client relationships. He is a professional engineer with a BS in civil engineering from Penn State University.

Harrisburg-based Murray Associates Architects named Tim Yon and Charlie Lartz project managers. Yon has 16 years of experience and an associate degree in architectural technology from Harrisburg Area Community College. Lartz has 12 years of design experience and an associate degree in specialized technology from York Technical Institute. Kirsten Sheffer was named an interior designer. She has a BS in interior design from Philadelphia University.

 

Associations

Rotary Club of Lancaster Sunrise named Stephen Torrance president, Richard Dickerson president elect, Jim Kulp vice president, Larry Reich treasurer and Michael Miley secretary. Torrance is a partner with EHD Advisory Services.

Harrisburg Young Professionals named Clint Cullison, Todd Shipp and Dr. Samer Rajjoub to its board. Cullison is a senior associate with Greenlee Partners LLC; Shipp is a certified public accountant and tax manager with KPMG LLP; and Rajjoub is a general surgery resident with PinnacleHealth’s Harrisburg Hospital.

 

Banking/finance

Lancaster-based Fulton Financial Corp. named Rachel D. Bashore a privacy compliance officer with the compliance department. She will develop, implement and maintain the privacy compliance program. She was a lawyer with Brennan and Associates PC. She has a BS in design and merchandising from Drexel University and a law degree from the Dickinson School of Law. Matthew W. Bills was named a management and sales development training officer with the human resources training and development department. He was a store manager with Wells Fargo Bank. He has a BA in communications from Messiah College.

Lower Allen Township-based LeTort Trust named Doris M. Manning a client relationship administrator with its wealth management services division. She has 14 years of wealth management experience, most recently as a trust investment officer with Wells Fargo. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from Shippensburg University.

Camp Hill-based Atlantic Central Bankers Bank named William Sayre executive vice president, Christina Elicker a second-level deposit operations specialist and Jeff Furlow a third-level deposit operations representative.

Millersburg-based Mid Penn Bank named Justin T. Webb senior vice president and chief credit officer. He will oversee commercial credit administration, real estate administration, loan review, asset recovery and loan documentation. He was a vice president and credit risk manager with Bank of America and has more than seven years of financial services experience. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Pittsburgh.

 

Construction

East Lampeter Township-based EGStoltzfus named Nevin Brubaker controller. He is a certified public accountant with more than 10 years of accounting experience and a BS in accounting from Messiah College. Andrew Dula was named chief operating and financial officer. He will lead overall corporate strategy, planning and operations. He was CFO. He has more than 20 years of construction management experience, a BS from Eastern Mennonite University and an MBA from Millersville University. Shawn Buckwalter was named an estimator and project manager. He will lead the commercial estimating department.

 

Education

Millersville University named Jacquelyn Alling director of its Corporate University. She was manager of the corporate training division with Maryland Transit Administration, a development and outreach specialist with Penn State University and director of the Children’s Miracle Network for Penn State Children’s Hospital. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Penn State.

Upper Allen Township-based YTI Career Institute-Capital Region named Dawn Snavely medical billing and coding program coordinator. She was a coding instructor with Full Circle Computing. She has an associate degrees in health information technology and medical administrative assistant. Mandy Harshberger was named director of clinical education for respiratory therapy. She was a registered respiratory therapist with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She has an associate degree in respiratory care and a BS in heath-related professions from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Tamikah J. Evans-Brown was named a computer technology and internet security program coordinator. She was an adjunct information technology instructor with North Carolina Central University. She has a BS in computer information systems from St. Augustine’s College, an MBA from Strayer University and a master’s degree in organization and management.

 

Government

The Pennsylvania Council on Aging, which advises the governor and the Department of Aging on issues of concerns to older Pennsylvanians, elected Sallie Parker of Dauphin County chairwoman, Stu Wesbury of Lancaster County vice chairman and Jen Martchek of Allegheny County secretary.

 

Health care

Carlisle Regional Medical Center named Dr. Sheikh S. Parviz a physician with its Carlisle Infectious Disease practice in South Middleton Township. He has expertise in diagnosing and treating general infectious diseases, as well as HIV/AIDS and chronic hepatitis C. As an infectious disease specialist, he also is skilled in infection control and epidemiology and antibiotic stewardship. He is a graduate of Theaga Khan University Medical College in Sindh, Pakistan.

Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth named Drs. Joseph Lee and Michael Link to its PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular Institute. Both cardiologists specialize in electrophysiology and use therapeutic and surgical methods to treat many rhythm disturbances of the heart. Lee has a BS in chemistry and an MS in biological engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as a medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. Link has a BS from The College of New Jersey and a medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

 

Law

Lancaster-based Barley Snyder named Darlene King an associate with its litigation group. She will concentrate her practice on health care litigation, representing hospitals, physicians, physician practice groups and other health care providers in professional negligence litigation. She also has represented homeowners’ associations in developer and contractor litigation, as well as assessment collection and premises liability defense.

Manufacturing

Harrisburg-based Inclinator Company of America named Steve Progin president and CEO. He was chief financial officer. He has extensive experience in public accounting and manufacturing, as well as an MBA from Lebanon Valley College.

 

Marketing

Dillsburg-based Suasion named Rebecca Porterfield public relations account executive. She will oversee public relations initiatives, implement traditional and social media campaigns and provide event support. She was employed with Tierney in Harrisburg. She is a graduate of Messiah College.

Lancaster-based Stoner Bunting Advertising named Matt Vollmer an account executive. He will manage key home product accounts and consult on Web design and development. He was employed with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.

Nonprofit

Harrisburg-based Cultural Enrichment Fund named Joseph P. Beck Jr. its 2012-13 campaign chairman. He is a senior vice president and corporate banking manager with Fulton Bank.

York-based Bell Socialization Services Inc. named Sarah Car a residential services program coordinator with the intellectual disability department. She has six years of experience in residential care and working with individuals with intellectual disabilities.

 

Office services

Lower Swatara Township-based Phillips Office Solutions named Brent Wagner a sales consultant with its office products division in the Hagerstown, Md., area. Chuck Chiara was named an enterprise content management specialist with the document management division. He has more than two decades of information management experience.

 

Technology

Lancaster-based Cargas Systems named Dave Kramer a business and systems consultant, focusing on business reporting and intelligence, manufacturing applications and customer support. He has more than 17 years of experience as a chief financial officer and Dynamics GP in-house expert and a degree from Penn State University. Mike Scalmogna was named a systems consultant and will provide implementation consulting, support and training. He has more than five years of IT experience and degrees in economics, business and English from Carroll University. Rick Joi and Dan Baker were named software engineers. Joi has more than 15 years of database and Web application programming experience. He is a graduate of Penn State. Baker will provide application support. He is a graduate of Millersville University.

Lancaster-based agis named Josh Randall a lead programmer. He will focus on custom application development, including e-commerce. He has more than 12 years of experience and was a product development software engineer with Cargas Systems. He is a graduate of York Technical Institute.


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