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Architecture/engineering

Baltimore-based PRIME AE Group Inc. named Ronald Ladyka associate vice president of the Pennsylvania transportation practice. He will work from the Harrisburg office and grow bridge engineering and inspection work in the Harrisburg and Pittsburgh markets. He was the bridge inspection practice lead in Pennsylvania and Ohio. He is a professional engineer and a certified bridge and safety inspector. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Hampden Township-based Dawood Engineering Inc. named Timothy J. Miller director of energy services. He will manage design and consulting teams on civil, environmental and mechanical engineering projects for energy and industrial clients. Most recently, he was director of oil and gas Appalachian Basin water management services for an international engineering consulting firm. He is a professional engineer and has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

York-based C.S. Davidson Inc. named Christopher W. Toms COO. He will oversee day-to-day operations. A professional engineer, he has a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree from Auburn University.

Associations

LeTip of West Shore, which meets in Hampden Township, named Chris Coller president, Christina Bailey first vice president, Dan Jameson second vice president, Ray Brown treasurer, Ethan Stone secretary, Amanda Kilmer tip master, Chandler Wells membership chair and Mike Gaffney past president.

Harrisburg-based Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania named Joe Tibbs president of for-profit subsidiary HAPevolve. He will be responsible for business consulting and the custom education initiative and guide its strategic direction. He was vice president of solutions operations for Intalere. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and an MBA from Western Governors University. Mary Akyol was named client services manager. She was an administrative intern with HAP and worked on the product development process for HAPevolve. She has a master’s degree from the University of Florida.

Harrisburg-based American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania named Perry Schweiss president. He has more than 30 years of transportation industry experience and is president of Fayette County-based Sucevic, Piccolomini & Kuchar Engineering Inc. He is a professional engineer and has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State.

Banking/finance

Lower Paxton Township-based Centric Bank named Patrick Snyder vice president and senior business development officer. He will be based in the Lancaster area and develop business relationships and provide banking services for clients. He has 38 years of banking industry experience and was most recently a private banker with First National Bank.

Susquehanna Township-based PA Bankers Services Corp., a for-profit subsidiary of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association that evaluates products and services benefiting association members, elected Steven G. Fisher chair. He will also be a nonvoting board member of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association. He is senior executive vice president and chief revenue officer of Warren County-based Northwest Bank.

Gettysburg-based ACNB Bank named Tiffany L. Jacinto and Judy L. Yaw community banking managers in Adams County. They will provide banking products and services, build relationships with the local community and manage the office staff. Jacinto will work from the West Gettysburg Office and the Adams Commerce Center Office. Yaw will work from the Littlestown Office. She has more than 20 years of southcentral Pennsylvania banking experience.

York Township-based PeoplesBank named Kristen M. Heisey vice president and director of marketing and client experience. She will manage the marketing and client experience strategy. She was senior vice president for mission advancement with Messiah Lifeways. She has a bachelor’s degree from Messiah College and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Chambersburg-based F&M Trust named Casey Morris assistant vice president and commercial services relationship manager in the Memorial Square office. He will be responsible for local-market business development and manage existing commercial relationships. He was an owner and consultant for Endurance Strategies and part-owner and director of business development for Encore Ventures LLC. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and an MBA from Frostburg State University.

Susquehanna Township-based Conrad Siegel named Catherine Azeles and Bridget Casher investment consultants. Azeles will work with individuals and families on retirement planning, investment management and risk mitigation. She was a private adviser and vice president at BB&T Bank. She is a certified financial planner and has a bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University. Casher will develop cost-efficient defined-contribution plans for plan sponsors and participants. She has been employed in wealth management and private banking with PNC Bank and BNY Mellon Wealth Management. She has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State and an executive certificate from Pepperdine University.

Upper Allen Township-based Members 1st Federal Credit Union named Daniel Barker vice president of relationship management. He has more than 24 years of sales and business development experience and was government and health care manager for Verizon Wireless. He has a bachelor’s degree from Susquehanna University. John Carpenter was named relationship manager. He was director of development with Men of Iron. He has a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University.

Construction

Lancaster-based Wohlsen Construction Co. named Gerald J. Clinton a superintendent for construction of a new Lancaster medical office building. He will direct field efforts, optimize performance and assure on-time project delivery. He has more than 42 years of construction experience. Daniel Boggs was named assistant superintendent. He will be superintendent for a Montgomery County academic fit-out project. He will initiate and monitor actions needed to optimize performance and assure on-time project delivery. He has 33 years of construction industry experience. Nicole L. Geary was named project engineer at Oakwood Hills Development. She will work with the project team and be responsible for submittals and requests for information. She has a bachelor’s degree from Millersville University.

West Earl Township-based Benchmark Construction Co. Inc. named Matthew Shehan a market executive in the education market. He will support the preconstruction processes. He was the estimating manager with Structure Tone in Philadelphia. He has a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Philadelphia University.

Education

Susquehanna Township-based Widener University Commonwealth Law School named Eden L. Mandrell director of the career development office. She will provide career-related skills, training and education; ongoing counseling to students and alumni, including marketing their skills to potential employers; and develop relationships with law firms, judges, in-house counsel, government attorneys and officials and nonprofits. She was a partner with Major, Lindsey & Africa and a principal at ELM Legal Search LLC. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and a law degree from California Western School of Law.

Carlisle-based Dickinson College named George H. Stroud vice president for student life and dean of students. He will oversee collegiate athletics, the Wellness Center, student life, campus engagement, career development and public safety. He has 25 years of student life leadership experience and was assistant vice president for student life and dean of students at Cabrini University.

Employee benefits

Manheim Township-based The Benecon Group Inc. named Jennifer McKenzie producer services and VERIS operations manager. She was VERIS account administrator. She is a graduate of Millersville University. Sister company ConnectCare3 LLC named Arielle Weidner senior director of client and wellness consulting. She was a manager of corporate health services at UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster and Lititz. She has a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University.   

Franchises

Lancaster-based Auntie Anne’s named Marcel Nahm vice president of marketing. He will be responsible for the marketing, creative development communications, and research and development departments. He was vice president of marketing and general manager of snacks with The Hershey Co. He has an MBA from the University of South Carolina.

Government

The Pennsylvania Senate confirmed Joar Dahn as a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education board of governors. He is a senior political science major, president of Bloomsburg University’s Community Government Association and a member of the Bloomsburg University Foundation.

Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources named Jason Hall district forester of the Buchanan State Forest District in Fulton County. He will oversee forest-growth management, personnel, infrastructure maintenance, recreation and fire prevention and suppression. He was the forest program manager for the agency’s recreation section. He has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State.

Health care

Harrisburg-based UPMC Pinnacle named Dr. Shawn Moyer a provider with Memorial Family Medicine at Greensprings in Springettsbury Township. He is also a faculty member for York College’s department of nursing and Penn State College of Medicine at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He has a medical degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College.

Law

Wormleysburg-based Bybel Rutledge LLP named Catherine E. Walters a partner and co-chair of the employment and labor law group. She will represent business clients on employment and labor law matters. She was a partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

Manufacturing

East Lampeter Township-based High Steel Structures LLC named W. Gregory Williams quality control supervisor. He will be responsible for quality-control operations at the Lancaster facility. He was quality control technician.

Museums

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission named Mike Emery site administrator at Cornwall Iron Furnace Historic Site in Lebanon County. He will manage the overall operations of Cornwall Iron Furnace, provide subject-matter expertise related to the furnace and act as liaison to the site’s membership-based support group. He was a museum educator at Conrad Weiser Homestead in Berks County and Landis Valley in Lancaster County. He has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State.

Nonprofits

York County Community Foundation named Jeff Lobach chair of its board of directors. He is managing partner with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder. He was first vice chair.

Technology

Chambersburg-based Global Data Consultants LLC named Michael E. Jackson vice president of enterprise solutions. He will expand the company’s portfolio of enterprise services and clients. He was COO and CEO of eLynxx Solutions. He has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the University of Akron.

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