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Diocese hires Bryson
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has announced the hiring of Rachel Bryson to the newly-created position of Executive Director for Public Relations.
“Our Diocese is constantly looking for ways to better and more effectively communicate with our parishioners and the general public,” said Bishop Ronald W. Gainer. “As part of that ongoing effort, we are blessed to have Rachel Bryson leading our new and revamped Communications Department. Rachel is an experienced and accomplished public relations professional and I am excited to welcome her as the new public spokesperson for the Diocese.”
Bryson has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Journalism and a Master’s in Communication Studies/Strategic Communications, both from Shippensburg University. Starting as a journalist, she has since worked in internal and external communications for corporate, nonprofit and government entities.
A long-time Catholic, Bryson is a member of Good Shepherd parish in Camp Hill, where she is an active member of the choir, Sunday collections team and is a religious education instructor.
In her role, Bryson is responsible for developing and implementing the communications initiatives in the Diocesan Strategic Plan, executing all strategic communications and media relations, expanding the use of digital media, and overseeing the editorial content, news operations, product development and business affairs of The Catholic Witness.
Justin Hovetter has been hired by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty as an Associate Broker.
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“I chose Homesale Realty because it’s a company with an increased opportunity to grow my business and impact the community in a positive way,” Hovetter said.
Hovetter was recognized multiple times as an agent of the month in his 11 previous years of sales experience. He strives to be the best for his clients, gaining certifications as both a negotiation and new home sale expert. Justin will focus on residential sales in Cumberland County.
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty has 28 offices serving Pennsylvania and Maryland, including an office in Carlisle at 801 Belvedere Street.
Hunter joins Dewberry
Professional services firm Dewberry has hired Scott Hunter as a senior project manager in the company’s Mechanicsburg office.
Hunter brings more than 20 years of experience in structural and bridge design, hydrology and hydraulic analysis, and transportation project management. He is currently working on a variety of bridge rehabilitation and replacement projects on State Road 180 in Northumberland County and State Road 522 in Snyder County, Pennsylvania.
Prior to Dewberry, he was the project manager, lead bridge engineer and lead hydraulic engineer for a PennDOT contract for engineering and environmental services.
Hunter received his bachelor’s degree in structural design and construction engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is the treasurer of the Williamsport section of the American Society of Highway Engineers and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide.