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Author Archives: Garry Lenton

The PRO Act is called a ‘game changer’ by unions, and a threat to worker freedom by right-to-work advocates (access required)

The PRO Act, a prospective legislative move currently under consideration in the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, as proposed would ban state right-to-work laws, require employers to provide personal employee information to unions, such as cell phone numbers and addresses, and make it harder for companies to legally hire gig workers.

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Turkey Hill taps former Hostess executive to be its CEO (access required)

Lancaster County-based Turkey Hill LLC, a major manufacturer and distributor of branded ice cream, frozen novelties and refrigerated drinks for retail, food service and alternative channels, appointed Andy Jacobs as CEO and Paul Gagliano as chief customer officer. Jacobs was most recently executive vice president, chief customer and experience officer, and chief operating officer at Hostess Brands. Prior to that, served as president of ...

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David DiGiacomo named CFO of Lititz-based Benecon

David P. DiGiacomo joined Lititz-based Benecon Group LLC as Chief Financial Officer. DiGiacomo was CFO for PetroChoice LLC, the largest distributor of finished oil lubricants and related materials in the United States. Prior to working for PetroChoice, DiGiacomo served as senior vice president of finance for FIS, formerly SunGard, in Philadelphia. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of ...

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Hershey completes purchase of Colorado-based Lily’s (access required)

The Hershey Co. has completed its acquisition of fellow confectioner Lily’s – first announced in May – for $425 million. “Lily’s is a great addition to Hershey’s growing portfolio of better-for-you snacking brands, and we are excited to add this high-growth, leading BFY brand and to get to work with its talented and innovative team,” said Chuck Raup, president, U.S. at Hershey, in a ...

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Elizabethtown College receives $6.5 million gift, second largest in institution’s history

Elizabethtown College Campus in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Elizabethtown College recently received its second largest monetary gift. The $6.5 million gift from the estate of alumnus Jay A. Izenour ’72, will endow the Jay A. Izenour and Karen L. Izenour Endowed Scholarship Fund. An anonymous $8.5 million gift in 2019 is the largest gift the college has received. The Izenour Fund will provide need-based scholarships for full-time, degree-seeking students ...

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How do we get back to the office?

“I’m fully vaccinated. Can I come and see you in person?” After more than a year of working remotely and seeing clients over Zoom, these requests are starting to come in. Now that COVID is winding down and restrictions are relaxing, organizations and companies have to figure out how to go back. And the really big question is: “How do ...

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