PEOPLE: promotions, appointments and hires
Cumberland County-based Pennsylvania Defense Institute named Stuart J. Setcavage president. He is a litigation team manager with State Farm Insurance. Craig Murphey of MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton in Erie was named president-elect; Charles Wasilefski of Peters & Wasilefski in Harrisburg was named executive vice president; Mark Perry of The Perry Law Firm in Scranton was named northern vice president; Robert Dapper Jr. of Dapper, Baldasare, Benson & Kane in Pittsburgh was named western vice president; Patrick Sweeney of Sweeney & Sheehan in Philadelphia was named eastern vice president; Cheryl Kovaly of Lavery, Faherty, Young & Patterson of Harrisburg was named southern vice president; Peter Speaker of Thomas, Thomas & Hafer in Harrisburg was named treasurer; and Mathew Keris of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin in Scranton was named secretary. Jason Giurintano of Thomas, Thomas & Hafer; and Robert Dodds, vice president of legal compliance with Lititz Mutual Insurance Co., were named directors of the southern middle district.
The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association in Lower Paxton Township named Jeff Rumachik senior vice president. He was vice president of wholesaler and member services with the Food Marketing Institute in Chicago. He will plan and coordinate meetings and integrate marketing as well as fundraising. He has more than 33 years of experience in the food industry.
GSM Industrial of East Hempfield Township named John E. Kleinfelter a field account representative. He has extensive experience in sales engineering and project management. Most recently, he was a business development manager with Advanced Cooling Technologies Inc. of Manheim Township and a product line manager with Herr Industrial of Manheim Township. He has BS in mechanical engineering technology from Penn State University.
Reynolds Energy Services of Harrisburg named Michael Conchilla a project development manager. He is a professional engineer with more than 15 years of experience in energy engineering and an MS in civil and architectural engineering from the University of Colorado. Affiliate Reynolds Construction Management Inc. named Camelia Tupan a project coordinator with its Wayne, Delaware County, office.
YTI Career Institute named Tim Smith director of student services with its Lancaster campus. He was coordinator of the student success center and chairman of the student services committee with the Katharine Gibbs School. He has a BS in science education from Temple University and an MA in developmental education from Gratz College.
Swatara Township-based Pennsylvania Medical Society named Dr. James A. Goodyear president. He practices general surgery with North Penn Surgical Associates in Montgomery County and is founder of the North Penn Hernia Institute. He has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Temple University School of Pharmacy and an MD from Temple Medical School. Dr. Marilyn J. Heine was elected vice president. She is an emergency medicine specialist and hematologist and oncologist in Montgomery County. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brandeis University and an MD from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. John J. Pagan was elected chairman of the board of trustees. He is a general surgeon in Bucks County and a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Karen A. Rizzo was elected vice chairwoman. She is an otolaryngologist with Otolaryngology Physicians of Lancaster and a graduate of Temple Medical School. Drs. Joseph F. Answine, Richard D. Baltz, Peter M. Daloni, Daniel B. Kimball Jr., Larry Lee, Scott E. Shapiro, Barry J. Snyder, John W. Spurlock and Martin D. Trichtinger were elected to the board of trustees. Answine is an anesthesiologist with Pinnacle Health Hospitals and assistant medical director of Grandview Surgical Center. He is a graduate of the Penn State College of Medicine. Baltz is a pediatrician in Cumberland County; Daloni is a urologist in Mercer County; Kimball is an internist and palliative care specialist in Berks County; Lee is a medical student at Drexel University College of Medicine; Spurlock is an obstetrician and gynecologist in Northampton County; Shapiro is a cardiovascular disease specialist and internal medicine specialist; Snyder is an orthopedic surgeon; and Trichtinger is an internist in Montgomery County.
Good Samaritan Physician Services named Dr. Jeffery Dormu a vascular surgeon with its Good Samaritan Cardiovascular Surgical Associates. Previously, he performed surgery in Philadelphia and Laurel, Md. He has an MD from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Trent W. Nichols Jr. was named a physician with Good Samaritan Gastroenterology Associates. He has an MD from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He was chief executive officer of the Center for Nutrition & Digestive Disorders in Hanover and an assistant clinical professor of internal medicine with Penn State College of Medicine.
Barley Snyder LLC of Lancaster named Joshua L. Schwartz an associate with its employment law group. He was an associate with Washington, D.C.-based Williams and Connolly LLP. He is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and Columbia University School of Law.
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center named Dennis P. Brenckle committee chairman of For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, which will fund student scholarships, as well as research and patient-care initiatives. Brenckle is Central Pennsylvania president of PNC Bank. He is a graduate of Duquesne University.
Leadership York elected Nancy A. Barry, Julie J. Hopple, Susan K. Long, Allison R. Meckley, Sean E. Summers and Jill B. Troutman to its board. Barry is vice president of operations with York County Economic Development Corp. Hopple is president of VNA Home Health and vice president of WellSpan Health. Long is director of information technology with BAE Systems. Meckley is the children’s library manager with Martin Library. Summers is an attorney and partner with Barley Snyder LLC and a major in the U.S. Army Reserve. Troutman is donor relations officer with the American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley.
The M.S. Hershey Foundation named Don Papson executive director. He will oversee operations, including The Hershey Story, Hershey Gardens, Hershey Theatre, Hershey Community Archives and ChocolateTown Square. Most recently, he was interim director of The Hershey Story. Prior to retirement, he had more than 30 years of experience with The Hershey Co. He has a bachelor’s degree in history from Gettysburg College and a master’s degree in hotel administration from Cornell University.