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Swatara Township-based K&W Engineers and Consultants named Gregory Dice an employee. He has programming experience in AutoCAD and geographic information system software, as well as an associate degree in computer-aided drafting and design from Kaplan Career Institute.


Pennsylvania Society of Association Executives elected Rob Fulton chairman, Jeff Heishman vice chairman; and Heather Sharar secretary and treasurer. Debra S. Tingley was named immediate past president. Fulton is president of the Pennsylvania Association of Travel and Tourism; Heishman is deputy executive vice president of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs; Sharar is executive director of the Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania; and Tingley is director of communications with the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. Jennifer Casey, Crystal Lowe, Pam Polacek, Rhonda Rumbaugh, David Sanko and Abigail Young were elected to the board. Casey is executive director of the Pennsylvania Builders Association; Lowe is executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging; Polacek is a lawyer with McNees Wallace & Nurick; Rumbaugh is assistant vice president of education and professional development with the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association; Sanko is executive director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors; and Young is director of meetings and membership with the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association.

Harrisburg Chapter of the American Culinary Federation named Timothy J. Harris president, Kenneth A. Gladysz vice president, Cher D. Harris secretary and John M. Reis treasurer. Harris is a culinary and pastry career services specialist and culinary instructor with YTI Lancaster's Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts in East Hempfield Township.

Lemoyne-based Pennsylvania Builders Association elected Larry Eberly president, Kevin Coutts vice president, Peter Gallagher secretary, Elizabeth Dupuis associate vice president and Joseph Harcum treasurer. Warren Peter was named immediate past president. Eberly owns Larry Eberly Builder in Franklin County; Coutts is president of Forest Homes of Lake Wallenpaupack Inc. in Wayne County; Gallagher is vice president of sales and operations with Liberty Homes Custom Builders in Monroe County; Dupuis is a lawyer with Babst Calland Attorneys at Law in Centre County; Harcum is president of the Duck Harbor Co. in Wayne County; and Peter is president of Warren Peter Construction in Indiana County.

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry named Liz Ford of High Cos., Carlos Graupera of Spanish American Civic Association for Equality Inc., Judith Hoar of Trout Ebersole & Groff LLP, Mirosalv Hosek of AFP Advanced Food Products LLC, Andrew Samuel of Susquehanna Bank, John Summers of Lester R. Summers Inc. and Adrienne Washington of United Way of Lancaster County to its board. Jim Adams was named chairman. He is president and CEO of Wenger Feeds.


Lancaster-based Fulton Financial Corp. named Adrienne L. Dow a regulatory compliance analyst with its Bank Secrecy Act department. She was a letter of credit associate. She has a BS in secondary education with a concentration in English from Kutztown University. Joseph P. Leece was named a regulatory compliance officer. He was a management trainee. He has a BA in history from the University of Richmond. Craig W. Rondos was named an asset quality administration manager with the asset quality department. He was an asset quality administration and report manager. He has a bachelor of business administration in marketing from Bryant University and an MBA in finance from Sacred Heart University. Susan E. Thompson was named a merchant card services product manager with the merchant card sales department. She was a merchant card services implementation specialist. She has a BA in English from Millersville University. J. Whit Buckwalter was named a vice president and commercial development relationship manager with the commercial lending department of Fulton Bank. He was a corporate relationship manager. He has a BS in finance and an MBA from Penn State University. Wes Heidel was named an environmental and flood risk officer with the loan documentation department. He was a loan review officer. He has a BA in music from Messiah College. Rob W. Jones was named a vice president and will continue as manager of the Penn Square branch. He has a BS in business from Millersville University. Sean M. Killen was named vice president and retail sales manager of the Lancaster division. He will oversee growth and development of the Lancaster County branches. He was vice president and group manager for the Cocalico, Reinholds and Denver offices. He has a BS in business administration from Shippensburg University and an MBA from Lebanon Valley College.

Lititz-based Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. named Adam Bonanno a senior vice president and chief technology officer. He will establish and implement the technology strategy and operations. He was cyber executive and chief information security officer with The SI Organization. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Millersville University and a master's degree in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Harrisburg-based Roof Advisory Group named Bryson J. Roof an employee. He will assist with portfolio management and investment advisory. He has two years of financial planning experience with a firm in Virginia and a BA from Virginia Wesleyan College.


Fairview Township-based Bath Saver Inc., a Bath Fitter franchise, named Chris Longenberger inventory-control manager. He was a purchasing agent and regional inventory-control coordinator. Previously, he was a general manager with a U-haul franchise and a repair and damage coordinator with Enterprise Inc. He has a BS in marketing and management from Penn State University.


Harrisburg-based University Center at Harrisburg Inc. elected Jeffrey R. Boswell of Boswell Tintner & Piccola president, E. Garrett Brinton of Facilities Planners + Architects vice president, Dean W. Wharton of Financial Planning Associates treasurer and Jewel A. Cooper of Susquehanna Bank secretary. Christopher E. Black of Complete Circle Management LLC, James C. Mooney of Enginuity LLC and Lennie R. Whitcomb of Gannett Fleming Inc. were elected to the board.

East Hempfield Township-based YTI Career Institute-Lancaster named Crystal Hipps a career services specialist. She will provide assistance with job development, job-search training, externship assignments and student retention. She has an associate degree in criminal justice and first response from YTI Career Institute.


Lancaster-based Hartman Underhill & Brubaker LLP named Luke Weber an associate. He will focus on land-use and real estate law. He is a graduate of Widener University and Dickinson School of Law.

Susquehanna Township-based Mette Evans & Woodside named Mark S. Silver a special counsel. He will concentrate his practice on real estate and land use. Previously, he was a partner with another Harrisburg firm and an assistant attorney general with PennDOT's Office of Chief Counsel. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and Duquesne University.

Harrisburg-based Rhoads & Sinon LLP named Cory A. Iannacone, Stephen Moniak, Kenneth J. Rollins, Kathryn D. Sallie and Claudia M. Williams partners. Iannacone and Williams are members of the employment and labor and business litigation practice groups. Iannacone is a graduate of Loyola College and Widener University School of Law; Williams is a graduate of Penn State University and Dickinson School of Law. Moniak is chairman of the business litigation group. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and Widener. Rollins is a member of the financial institutions and corporate finance and securities groups. He is a graduate of Albright College and Dickinson. Sallie is a member of the bankruptcy and workout strategies and corporate finance and securities groups. She is a graduate of James Madison University and Dickinson.


Kids' Chance of America, which provides educational scholarships to children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job, named Suzanne Emmet president of its national board. She also is immediate past president of Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania. She is senior vice president of claims and corporate compliance with Lancaster-based Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc. and has more than 24 years of experience in the insurance, as well as a BA in government from Franklin & Marshall College.

Lancaster-based Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County elected Lisa Horst president, Mike Richardson vice president, Peter Faranda-Diedrich treasurer and Georgia Townsend secretary. Dana Clark was named a member-at-large and Steve Dietrich was named immediate past president. Horst is president of Horst Group; Richardson is employed with Janney Montgomery Scott; Faranda-Diedrich with Trout Ebersole & Groff LLP; Townsend with the Rivertowne Antique Center; Clark with Tippetts/Weaver Architects; and Dietrich is president and owner of Ville Painters.

East Manchester Township-based Leg Up Farm, a York County therapy center for children with special needs, named Andrew Kehl and Megan Kurtz to its board. Kehl also will be the treasurer. He is a certified public accountant with the Harrisburg office of Maher Duessel. Kurtz is vice president of client services with Suasion and a graduate of Kutztown University.

Harrisburg-based Kidney Foundation of Central Pennsylvania named Tammie Loper, Kim Rallis, Barbara J. Terry and Drs. Andrew Bloshchichak and Seth Narins to its board. Loper is a facility manager with Liberty Dialysis LLC in Lemoyne; Rallis is a transplant program manager with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center; Terry is vice president of mission effectiveness with PinnacleHealth System; Bloshchichak is senior medical director for Central Pennsylvania with Highmark Inc.; and Narins is a surgeon with Harrisburg-based Central Pennsylvania Transplant Associates.

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