Women in Business

Jun 15, 2020

Harrisburg Chamber webinar addresses questions on systemic racism, unconscious bias in the office

Businesses in the midstate asked panelists how they could be more aware of their unconscious biases when looking to hire Black employees and what they could do to address current world events with their employees during a webinar held by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC.

Jun 11, 2020

State program offers $200M in one-time grants to small businesses

State officials provided more guidelines for the $225 million small businesses grant program announced earlier this week, which officials say will start accepting applications by the end of June.

Jun 9, 2020

PA Chamber appoints new membership chief

Mary Oliveira has been appointed as chief membership officer for the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, a role which will see her spearhead the chamber’s efforts to deepen and broaden member relationships, officials said in an announcement this week.

Jun 8, 2020

WellSpan Health executive to lead WellSpan York Hospital

An executive with five years of experience at WellSpan Health will be taking over as the York-based hospital system’s senior vice president for the central region and the president of WellSpan York Hospital.

Jun 8, 2020

Camp Hill company turned down time into creative time

Agility is a key for businesses trying to cope during COVID-19, according to officers with Momentum Management Consulting of Camp Hill. The company practices what it preaches.

May 20, 2020

Analytics, mindset and planning key to moving past pandemic times

Executive coaches Claudia Williams and Chad Harvey share insight into what they have been relaying to business owners during the past few months.

May 18, 2020

Pandemic thoughts: Moving forward in weird times

Remember the first week of March this year?  Yeah, me neither. Well, that’s not 100 percent true.

May 18, 2020

Women of Influence shares qualities with Leadership Harrisburg Area grads

Nine of this year’s Central Penn Business Journal’s Women of Influence and Circle of Excellence honorees have something in common: They’re graduates of one of Leadership Harrisburg Area’s programs.

May 15, 2020

Amid pandemic, MANTEC helps manufacturers adapt, quickly

  Manufacturing is a life-sustaining industry.  Many of us know South Central Pennsylvania as the snack capital of the world, but it’s also home to 2,986 diverse manufacturing establishments ranging from medical equipment, plastics and metal fabricators, textiles and pharmaceuticals. Over the last two months many manufacturers have continued to provide needed components in supply cha[...]

May 8, 2020

Women-owned business struggle with PPP loans

Women-owned businesses are a significant force in the U.S. economy. A nationwide study released April 23 suggested many women owned businesses may not be getting their fair share of Paycheck Protection Program funding, and some have had to apply to more than one lender to be successful.

May 5, 2020

Central Penn Business Journal’s events are going virtual

The Central Penn Business Journal has been the leader locally in recognizing high-achieving businesses and leaders across various industries at its awards celebrations. That's not changing.

Apr 21, 2020

Timbrel Chyatee: Community and compassion drives business now

Much has changed for designer and business owner Timbrel Chyatee, the creative force behind Lancaster-based fashion line Lush Bazaar.