PEOPLE: promotions, appointments and hires
Manheim Township-based Simon Lever LLP named Jason McDougall a partner. He was a principal with the accounting and audit services department. He has a BS in accounting from Messiah College.
York-based SF&Company, CPAs and Business Advisors named Zachary S. Martinez a staff accountant. He is a graduate of Kings College. Matthew J. Angelo was named a senior accountant with the Harrisburg office in Wormleysburg. He was senior auditor with another firm. He is a graduate of Gannon University. Joseph R. Bentz was named a staff accountant. He was a revenue tax auditor with a municipal revenue department. He is a graduate of Bloomsburg University.
Manheim Township-based Arro Consulting Inc. named Susan L. Long executive vice president and chief financial officer. She was senior vice president and CFO. She will oversee the finance, human resources and payroll departments. She is a certified public accountant with more than 35 years of financial accounting experience and a degree from Earlham College in Indiana.
Harrisburg-based Roof Advisory Group named Lindsay R. Owens an administrative employee. She has a BA in marketing from Eastern University.
Lower Paxton Township-based Centric Bank named Cheryl C. Sakalosky vice president of commercial lending. She will develop business relationships in Dauphin and Cumberland counties. She has more than 35 years of experience, most recently as vice president of commercial lending with Susquehanna Bank, and a bachelor's degree from Penn State University.
Sadsbury Township-based Dutchland Inc. named C. Kevin Martin manager of quality control and assurance. He has more than 25 years of construction management experience.
Derry Township-based Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Co. named Franklin Thompson executive chef of Hershey Country Club. He was banquet sous chef at The Hotel Hershey and executive sous chef at Hershey Lodge.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. named Arthur Hasson general manager of WHP-TV in Harrisburg. He also will oversee WLYH-TV. He was principal and president of MultiPlatform Distribution Co., which produces and distributes television programming, and chief operating officer and co-founder of music-creation software company ClubCreate Inc. He has a BA in experimental psychology from Binghamton University.
Travelhost of South Central Pennsylvania and 360Lancaster named Christiana Sternberg a senior account executive. She was a sales representative with Getaways on Display.
Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum named Denise Doyle chief operations officer. She was membership director and chief administrative officer of the former Friends of the National Parks at Gettysburg and a Gettysburg finance department employee. She has a BS in secondary social studies education from Penn State University. Jennifer Legates was named education director. She is a Civil War living historian and was deputy director of Historic St. Mary's City in Maryland. She has a BA in history from Shepherd College and a master of liberal studies with a museum emphasis from the University of Oklahoma. Dru Anne Neil was named marketing director. She was marketing and communications director of the Gettysburg Foundation and communications director of the former Friends of the National Parks at Gettysburg. She has a BA in English writing from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and an MA in corporate communication from Duquesne University.
Prudential Bob Yost Homesale Services of Manor Township named Jon Bausman a residential sales associate with its West York office. He has a BS in sociology and a master of divinity from Asbury College. Tami de Lara was named a residential sales associate with the Dallastown office. She has 12 years of experience and a BS in mass communications from Towson University. Jack Robertson was named a residential and new-home construction sales associate with the Hanover office. He was with the U.S. Marine Corps for six years and has 16 years of sales experience.
West Donegal Township-based Masonic Villages named Jennifer Schwalm chief mission development officer. She was a partner with ParenteBeard and oversaw the senior living services consulting group. She is a certified public accountant with a bachelor's degree in business administration from Shippensburg University.
East Lampeter Township-based Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau elected Stephen Sikking chairman, Scott Miller vice chairman and chairman-elect, and Shane Ackermann treasurer and secretary. Rick Stammel was named immediate past chairman. Sikking is a partner with Lancaster Hospitality Group and has a bachelor's degree in business from Franklin & Marshall College; Miller is chief marketing officer of Garden Spot Village and has a bachelor's degree from Millersville University; Ackermann is president of The Amish Village and has a bachelor's degree in management from Clemson University and an MBA from Queens University; and Stammel is general manager of the Dutch Wonderland Family Entertainment Complex and has a degree from Penn State University.
Derry Township-based B.R.P. Entertainment named Sarah Marencic office manager. She taught in Japan for one year and was a secondary mathematics teacher in Lancaster County. She has a degree in mathematics from Gettysburg College. Ann Marie Knorr was named an entertainment sales consultant who will assist clients with entertainment and speaker needs. She was an events manager with Holiday Inn East and assistant house manager of Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.