Newsmakers: Saxton & Stump, PSECU and more

CPBJ Staff//May 27, 2022

Newsmakers: Saxton & Stump, PSECU and more

CPBJ Staff//May 27, 2022

Michael Miller, Cris Boushell, Heather Havighurst, Emily Marzock, Ahmad Zaafar, Granby Mike. PHOTO PROVIDED


Manheim Township-based Trout CPA named Robert Pozesky director of advisory services. He will assist clients with business strategy, identify and solve operational challenges, improve performance and develop sustainable growth. He has more than 30 years of business consulting experience.

Architecture and engineering

Manheim Township-based RLPS Architects named James A. Mehaffey partner. Most recently, he was a senior project manager.




Manchester Township-based Manufacturers’ Association named Mike Granby president of its board. He is president of Granby Consulting. Jonathan Crothers was named vice president. He is continuous improvement coordinator with Stoner Inc., responsible for efficiency improvement. Brett Butler and Sam Miller were named board members. Miller will also serve on the finance committee. Butler is general manager of Precision Custom Components, and Miller is president of Wolfgang Confectioners.

Camp Hill-based Pennsylvania Farm Bureau named Todd Bailey chief administrative officer. He will lead day-to-day operations of the bureau, its Members’ Service Corporation and the Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation. He was membership relations manager.

Banking and finance

Susquehanna Township-based PSECU elected Shawn W. Weis chair of its board. Matthew B. Wagoner was elected vice chair, Timothy D. Grunstra treasurer and Leanna L. Meiser secretary and assistant treasurer. Weis is assistant counsel with the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority. Wagoner is a teacher with West Shore School District’s Red Land High School. Grunstra is a certified public accountant and principal with Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz. Meiser is director of enterprise learning & organizational change management with The Hershey Company.

York Township-based Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. named John E. Kiernan a board member. He will serve on the audit, compensation, and corporate governance and nominating committees. He is president and CEO of Alico Inc.




Silver Spring Township-based InTandem Financial named Chris Boushell a partner and wealth management adviser in the West Chester office. He will expand the firm in Chester County and the Philadelphia Metro area. Evan Pennypacker and Heather Havighurst will also be employed in that office.

Counsel Trust Co., which has offices in York, Lancaster and Hanover, named Michael L. Mixell a board member. He is a partner with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder and a member of the business, trusts and estates, and finance and creditors’ rights practice groups.


Silver Spring Township-based Mowery named Zaafar Ahmad architectural designer. He was architectural designer and drafter and building information modeling drafter for construction and manufacturing firms. He has a bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University.

Economic development

Downtown Carlisle named Stacey Gould its Main Street manager. She will create and manage programs to promote civic, economic, commercial and cultural development of Carlisle’s downtown business district. She was the Main Street manager of Downtown Bedford Inc.


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which includes Lancaster County, named Kiandra D. Steffy to a merit selection panel to help fill a federal magistrate judge vacancy. The panel will review applications, interview potential candidates and recommend those it considers best qualified. She is an attorney with Manheim Township, Lancaster County-based Saxton & Stump in the labor and employment, Title IX, commercial litigation and internal investigations groups.

Lower Allen Township Commissioners named Jennifer (Sultzaberger) Caron a board member. She is a member attorney in the Harrisburg office of Pittsburgh-based Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC and practices in public and municipal finance.





Philadelphia-based GF Hotels & Resorts named James Parker director of sales and marketing with The Yorktowne Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton in York. He will oversee sales and marketing efforts, sales team performance and strategy, business development and travel industry research. He was area director of sales for Springwood Hospitality.


East Donegal Township-based Donegal Insurance Group named Matthew Hudnall senior vice president of commercial lines. He will develop and execute strategy. He was senior vice president of commercial and personal lines underwriting at Preferred Mutual.





Lancaster-based Barley Snyder named Emily Watkins Marzock an attorney in the trusts and estates and business practice areas. She was associate director of gift planning at Franklin & Marshall College.

Pittsburgh-based Eckert Seamans named attorney Michael McAuliffe Miller member-in-charge of its Harrisburg office. He practices in management-side employment and labor law.

Manheim Township-based Saxton & Stump named Keith Verner director of operations. He will oversee the finance, human resources, concierge, information technology, marketing and business development teams. He was chief operating officer at Synapse and CEO of LabLearner. He has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.

Candice Rice was named human resources consultant. She will provide hands-on personnel and HR support. She is also employed with Granite HR Consulting. She has a bachelor’s degree from York College of Pennsylvania.

Erik Scott and Gabriella Vreeland were named business development strategists. Most recently, Scott was a business development coordinator for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. He has a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University. Vreeland was employed in construction business development and marketing.

Kimberly Huber was named concierge and client services specialist. She will assist with event planning and coordination and client services.

Shelby Simione was named concierge services manager. She will oversee day-to-day concierge services department operations. She was employed with a Lancaster hotel and resort.

Charles Rapp was named information technology help desk lead. He has been employed in information technology for 22 years. He has a bachelor’s degree from Lee University.

Michael Sadowski was named senior writer on the marketing and business development team. He was employed with a Pennsylvania-based law firm, and before that was a journalist, most recently with the Central Penn Business Journal. He has a degree from Elizabethtown College.

Joel Gamon was named content marketing manager. He will lead the core marketing team. He was a content strategist. Abby (Hall) Young was named business development manager. She will lead the firm’s strategic business development and its associate attorney business development program


Spring Garden Township-based RG Group named Michael J. Kays vice executive chairman. He will help implement strategic initiatives, provide board governance and ensure effective board meetings. He was a board member.

Mountville-based AHF Products named Jennifer Zimmerman chief commercial officer. She will lead sales, marketing, product management, research and development and customer service. She was general counsel.


Mount Joy Township-based Lancaster County Career & Technology Foundation named Dr. Vito Camillo, Jamie Morrison, Benjamin L. Pratt and Nate Scott board members. Camillo is clinical director of corporate partnerships with Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health Physicians. Morrison is vice president of Wohlsen Construction. Pratt is an attorney with Kegel Kelin Litts & Lord LLP. Scott is president & CEO of Cargas Systems Inc.



Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Municipal League named Katie Reibsane director of training and professional development. She will help keep members up to date on municipal government best practices. She was veterans services training and technology manager with the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Denise Gembusia was named director of marketing and member services. She will market programs, promote membership and services and be the contact for the Business Leaders Network and sponsorship programs. She was manager of Halfmoon Township in Centre County.


Lemoyne-based Abel Personnel named Melissa Davis an information technology recruiter. She has 20 years of high-level management and recruiting experience.


Hampden Township-based Appalachia Technologies named Mike Williams president. He was director of client services and helped develop company culture and bridge service delivery and the client experience. Terri Bendl was named vice president of sales and marketing. She was director of sales and marketing.


Columbia Water Co. named David T. Lewis president. He was vice president and a board member. He is a professional engineer. Jay H. Lutz was named vice president. He is a retired insurance broker and founder of Jay H. Lutz & Co. Inc. He was a board member and executive committee member.