Amy DiNunzio//September 6, 2023
Amy DiNunzio//September 6, 2023
Architecture and engineering
Dawood named Nicholas Brien executive vice president. Brien is a professional engineer and PennDOT-certified bridge safety inspector and will oversee structural engineering and geotechnical groups focused on bridges, vertical structures and PennDOT asset management. Chad Decker was named vice president. Decker is a professional engineer and will lead the highway and traffic departments and establish strategic direction for transportation operations. Decker plans and designs complex interchanges and traffic calming initiatives that improve vehicle, pedestrian and bicyclist mobility and safety. Kevin Rucker was named environmental permitting director and supports site development for multiple industries, including oil and gas.
Pennsylvania Bar Association elected Reilly S. Noetzel to its House of Delegates. Noetzel will assist with setting the association’s policy and vote on matters affecting policy administration. Noetzel is an attorney with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder, a member of its real estate practice group and a licensed title agent.
National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs elected Elizabeth McCloud president-elect. McCloud is vice president of PA state grant and special programs with the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.
Lemoyne-based Pennsylvania Association of Realtors named Hope Walborn communications manager. She will write the association’s daily blog, press releases and member newsletters.
Banking and finance
San Francisco-based Wells Fargo gave Laura Haffner, Greater Pennsylvania regional branch network executive, expanded responsibilities due to a regional district realignment. Her region will extend from outside the Philadelphia suburbs west to Harrisburg, and it will also include branches in Lancaster and York counties. Haffner has nearly four decades of banking experience.
Warren County-based Northwest Bank named Traci Unal and Chris Flores commercial & industrial commercial relationship managers. They will serve the Lancaster-Lebanon and Dauphin communities and provide banking services to meet businesses’ financial objectives, generate new business opportunities and manage risk, credit quality and servicing. Unal has been with Northwest for 26 years.
Gettysburg-based ACNB Bank named Gregory S. Liegey vice president and commercial loan officer in the York Loan Office. Liegey will build commercial customer relationships primarily by providing commercial loan, depository, treasury management and other banking services.
East Lampeter Township-based High Construction Co. named Michael Kreider president. Richard Stoudt, the previous president, was named executive vice president and will focus on client development and services.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs named Ashley Klick associate director of patient care services for South Lebanon Township-based Lebanon VA Medical Center.
Sadler Health Center named Melissa Karlheim a dietician at its Carlisle location. She will work in the center’s nutrition program.
Manheim Township-based Pennsylvania Dutch Council of the Boy Scouts of America elected Jill Sebest Welch its president. Welch is a partner with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder and chair of the employment practice group, where she counsels companies in handling workplace challenges and helps clients resolve disputes, claims, cases and litigation in labor and employment law.
Harrisburg-based Goodwill Keystone Area name Drew Iwaskow chief people officer. Iwaskow, who has more than 25 years of human resources experience, will focus on enhancing the hiring process, improving employee retention rates, fostering ongoing employee development and driving growth within its workforce. Iwasko also will direct diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives.
Millersville-based Penn Manor Education Foundation elected Reilly S. Noetzel as board member. Noetzel is an attorney with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder, a member of its real estate practice group and a licensed title agent.
East Pennsboro Township-based Feeding Pennsylvania named Julie Bancroft chief executive officer.
York-based Investment Real Estate Group of Companies named Molly Welby marketing brand manager. Welby will develop, implement and execute strategic marketing plans. Garrett Markey was named a senior financial analyst. Markey will handle financial planning and budgeting processes, analyze financial statements for risk and opportunities and prepare projections for company leaders and investors.
Lancaster-based Cargas named Kellee Morales vice president of human resources. Morales will be responsible for recruitment, retention, engagement and career advancement.