Industries featured this week: Architecture and engineering, construction, designations, utilities
Architecture and engineering
National Highway Institute named Carol Myers a 2012 National Highway Institute Instructor of Excellence. She is a senior right-of-way agent with Fairview Township-based Century Engineering Inc.
Texas-based National Association of Church Design Builders gave Stewart and Tate Construction of York a 2013 Merit Award in its projects less than $1 million category and a 2013 Special Recognition Honor Award for work it did on the Katallasso Family Health Center in York. Katallasso provides general primary health services and wellness education in a Christian environment to uninsured and underinsured residents.
Allegheny County-based Center for Fiduciary Studies named David G. Niggel an accredited investment fiduciary. He is president and CEO of Manheim Township-based registered investment adviser Key Wealth Partners LLC.
The state of Maryland named Robert G. Sandmeyer Jr. a licensed landscape architect. He is a landscape architect with York-based Site Design Concepts Inc. He has 30 years of land development experience and a degree from Penn State University.
American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters named Gregory E. Marco an associate in fidelity and surety bonding. He is a surety bond executive with Springettsbury Township-based McConkey Insurance & Benefits.
Chicago-based Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors named Brian Wassell and Wayne Luckenbaugh certified merger and acquisition advisers. Wassell is a certified public accountant and partner with Trout Ebersole & Groff LLP of Manheim Township and has more than 22 years of experience. Luckenbaugh is a CPA and leader of the firm's business valuation and litigation support practice group.
Washington, D.C.-based Alliance to Save Energy gave the commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Keystone Home Energy Loan Program an Andromeda Star of Energy Efficiency Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in energy efficiency for entities earning less than $10 million in annual revenue. Keystone HELP provides low-cost financing to homeowners for Energy Star home improvements, including whole- house energy improvements such as upgrading an HVAC unit, adding insulation or installing a geothermal heat pump. As of last December, the program had made more than 12,000 secured and unsecured loans totaling more than $100 million, and the completed home improvement projects are estimated to save consumers $2.5 million a year on energy bills. The program is administered by AFC First Financial Corp., and supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Pennsylvania Department of Treasury and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency.