Newsmakers: American Heart Association names executive director for Lancaster division

admin//December 16, 2016

Newsmakers: American Heart Association names executive director for Lancaster division

admin//December 16, 2016


Susquehanna Township-based Mette Evans & Woodside named Jacob H. Kiessling an attorney. He will focus on business planning, real estate and estate planning, and also be part of the agricultural law group. He has a degree in anatomy and physiology from Lycoming College and a law degree from the University of Baltimore.

York-based Stock and Leader named Daniel McGannon an attorney with its business and employment, municipal and school law groups. He will focus on all areas of labor and employment law. He was an administrator with the Delaware Office of Anti-Discrimination. He has a bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University and a law degree from Widener University in Delaware.


Lancaster-based Scheffey Inc. named Mark W. Tipton an integrated marketing manager. He will manage clients’ marketing communications programs. He has nearly 35 years of expertise in the communications and TV/film industries and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Seattle Pacific University.


Lancaster City Council named Peter Barber of Two Dudes Painting Co., Bianca Cordova of Bianca Cordova Photography, Gene Duncan of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Rachel Eck, Dick Hecker, Ole Hongvanthong of Photole Photography, Marie Linares, Stu Metzler, Willonda McCloud of Bright Side Opportunities Center, Milmarys Mojica, Martha Montes, Christina Ortega, Luis Ortega, Pastor Joel Pena of Alpha and Omega Community Center, Emerson Sampaio, Karen Schloer of Boys and Girls Club of Lancaster, Audrey Skilton, Sgt. Glenn Stoltzfus, Jeff Tischer of Vine Street Studio, Abby Medin Tucker of Barley Snyder and Kim Zimmerman of City Gate Lancaster members of the Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership’s Southwest Neighborhood Leadership Board, which will work with Southwest Lancaster residents and stakeholders to revitalize the neighborhood.

Wormleysburg-based American Heart Association named Katie Harlin executive director of its Lancaster division. She was employed with the American Cancer Society in Arizona and New Mexico. She has a bachelor’s degree in art history from Towson University and a master’s degree in nonprofit management and leadership from Capella University. Danielle Figueroa was named Heart Walk director for the division. She was the administrative associate. She has a dual degree in international relations and Spanish from James Madison University. Dr. Ericka Powell was named board president for the division. She is medical director of emergency medical services with Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and economics from Franklin & Marshall College and a medical degree from Temple University. Kelly K. Cartwright was named a division board member. She is director of elementary education with Conestoga Valley School District. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Ohio University, a master’s degree in school administration from Western Maryland College and a doctorate in school administration from Widener University. Steven Jones and Donald Slavin were named co-chairmen of the Lancaster Heart Ball. Jones owns the Jones Family of Dealerships in Lancaster County, and Slavin is president of operations. Scott C. Rogers was named chairman of the 2017 York Heart Ball. He is president of York Township-based Glatfelter Agency. Michael Huff was named chairman of the 2017 Capital Region Heart Ball. He is vice president of cardiovascular and pulmonary services with PinnacleHealth System.


High companies of East Lampeter Township named Daniel R. Drop a senior functional analyst. He was a SAP procurement functional leader with United Technologies Building & Industrial Systems in Connecticut. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer and systems engineering and a master’s degree in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and a master’s degree in information from Drexel University. Teresa M. Falkler was named a credit manager. She will be responsible for High Steel Service Center LLC’s accounts receivable. She was a credit manager with Crane Payment Innovations in Chester County. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from LaSalle University.