Newsmakers: RKL LLP, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, Centric Bank and more

admincpp//July 11, 2022

Newsmakers: RKL LLP, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, Centric Bank and more

admincpp//July 11, 2022

 Manheim Township-based RKL LLP named Russ Gladfelter a manager in the tax services group, focusing on multistate and consolidated C Corporation and S Corporation entity structures. Tina Heinnickel was named a senior consultant in the financial management solutions practice. She is a certified public accountant. Stacie DeJesus was named a client success manager in the consulting services group. She will manage, retain and expand client relationships. Oliver Arthur and Samantha Claar were named managers in the audit services group. Arthur will focus on public sector entities. He is a CPA and chartered global management accountant. Claar is a CPA and specializes in employee benefit plan audits.

 Syracuse, New York-based American Dairy Association North East, which includes Pennsylvania, named John Chrisman CEO.

Susquehanna Township-based Pennsylvania State Nurses Association named Tom Dougherty government relations specialist. He will lead the strategic legislative platform and educate and guide members’ efforts on professional nursing and health care issues. 

Gettysburg-based Adams County Bar Association named Adam D. Boyer a board member. He is an attorney in the trusts and estates, business and real estate practice groups of Lancaster-based Barley Snyder. 


New Jersey and Harrisburg-based CrossState Credit Union Association named Susan Ward-Diorio executive director of its CrossState Credit Union Foundation.

Wormleysburg-based Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association named Lisa Dell’Alba chair of its board. Justin Evans was named vice chair, Andrea Karns treasurer and Mike Mammone secretary. Dell’Alba is president and CEO of Square One Markets Inc., Evans is vice president of sustainability and government relations for Giant Eagle Inc., Karns is vice president of marketing and sales at Karns Foods, and Mammone is senior director of customer experience at the Robesonia division of C&S Wholesale Grocers.

 Lower Paxton Township-based Centric Bank named Todd Ferrara  senior vice president and director of cash management. He will work from the Devon Financial Center and lead sales, business development and product management.

Camp Hill-based Linkbancorp Inc. named Adam Pierce chief operations and technology officer. He will lead technology and bank operations.

Silver Spring Township-based Mowery named Scott Miller project engineer. He will assist project superintendents and managers in planning, coordination and oversight of construction projects.

Economic development 
Carlisle-based Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp. named Mary Breaithwaite director of finance and administration. She will manage financial activity to ensure regulatory compliance, accounting principles and policies, and organizational cashflow.

Carlisle-based Dickinson College named David Walker vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer, starting July 16. He is a certified public accountant. 

Elizabethtown College named Kesha Morant Williams senior adviser for diversity, equity and belonging. She will oversee diversity, equity, and belonging efforts and oversee the Campus Inclusion Committee. 


Lower Allen Township-based Duck Donuts named Cathy Chavenet vice president of marketing. She will lead the brand’s core marketing strategies. Tom Perella was named director of technology. He will provide technology vision and strategy. 

Harrisburg-based Team Pennsylvania Foundation elected Brian F. Jackson co-chair. He will lead the foundation along with Gov. Tom Wolf. He is chair of Harrisburg-based McNees Wallace & Nurick.

Health care  
Derry Township-based Penn State Health named Kyle Snyder regional chief operating officer and Leslyn Williamson regional chief nursing officer for Hampden and Holy Spirit medical centers. Snyder will be responsible for day-to-day hospital operations and support services and oversee the Sleep Center in Lemoyne and Penn State Health Life Lion LLC operations on the West Shore. Williamson will be responsible for nursing and patient experience at both medical centers.

York-based Stock and Leader named Steven Ahlbrandt an associate in the real estate group.  


Manheim Township-based Saxton & Stump named Jenna M. Schill a senior risk and insurance consultant. She will work in quality assurance and peer review and the risk mitigation and safety practice groups.

Lancaster-based Barley Snyder named Kevin A. Moore chair of its labor law team. He also works in the employment law and litigation practice groups. 


Hanover-based Utz Brands Inc. named Shannan Redcay executive vice president of manufacturing. She will continue to increase capacity to support significant sales growth, enable increased efficiencies and oversee quality assurance, engineering, productivity and innovation. Chad Whyte was named executive vice president of supply chain. He will continue to oversee logistics and the IBM program and also procurement.

Lancaster Safety Coalition named Daniel T. Desmond a board member. He is a partner with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder and practices in the business, finance and creditors’ rights, real estate, and mergers and acquisitions practice groups.

Harrisburg Area YMCA named David Ozmore president and CEO.

Self storage 
Manchester Township-based Moove In Self Storage named Freddie Pack regional facilities manager. He will manage daily upkeep and maintenance of self storage locations in six states and assist the construction department with site assessments and special projects. He is a U.S. Navy veteran.