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LSC promotes

LSC Design, a York-based architecture an engineering firm serving the Midstate region, has promoted Eric Thomas to the position of Senior Project Engineer.

Thomas graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in structural design and construction engineering. He has worked with LSC’s site department since 1997, specializing in storm water management design.

Hunter honored

Sheila Hunter, a Carlisle-based financial advisor with Edward Jones, has been honored with the firm’s Spirit of Partnership award for her performance in 2015.

Edward Jones issued 1,108 such honors nationwide for 2015. The financial management firm employs over 14,000 total advisors across the country.

Enginuity buys from SECCO

Mechanicsburg-based contractor Enginuity has purchased the commercial mechanical division of SECCO, expanding the company’s offering in the mechanical construction and service industry.

SECCO sold its mechanical arm in order to concentrate on the company’s other brands, which include SECCO Home Services, Pronto Pluming, and Quicktricity Electric Service.

Brokers recognized

Coldwell Banker of Central Pennsylvania, based in Camp Hill, has had five associates named to the top 1,000 brokers for NRT, Coldwell Banker’s parent company. This represents roughly the top two percent of the total 47,000 NRT affiliates nationwide.

Honered were Ken Vandenburgh, Dave Drobnock, Jordan Moyer, Deb Bensinger and Kelly Spayd.

BSSF hires

Camp Hill-based accounting firm Brown, Schultz, Sheridan & Fritz has added Alexander Martino as a staff accountant.

Martino graduated from Marywood University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and financial planning, and an MBA with a concentration in finance. He will be located in the BSSF Camp Hill office, specializing in insurance and employee benefit plans.

Provost selected

Central Penn College has announced Dr. Linda Fedrizzi-Williams as the school’s next vice president of academic affairs and provost.

Fedrizzi-Williams was previously employed by SUNY Orange in Middletown, New York, where she served as associate vice president of Liberal Arts. She holds a doctorate in Higher Education and Organizational Change from Benedictine University, a master’s degree in Organizational Communication and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Marist College, and an associate degree in liberal arts from SUNY Orange.

Myers elected

Lisa Myers, a principal with local accounting firm Boyer & Ritter, LLC, has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), the second-oldest CPA organization in the country.

Myers has been with the firm for 27 years and heads its Forensic, Litigation Support and Consulting Service Group. Her fraud and forensic accounting investigations has uncovered more than $5 million in stolen assets for clients.

As president of the 22,000-member PICPA, Myers plans to concentrate on cybersecurity and data collection issues, as well as extend outreach to women and minorities in the accounting profession. She is the fourth female president in the organization’s 119-year history.

Holy Spirit hires

Holy Spirit –A Geisinger Affiliate has added three new staff members to its Camp Hill-based healthcare network.

Ashraf Youssef, M.D., has joined Holy Spirit Cancer Center as its medical director. Youssef was most recently with AtlantiCare in New Jersey, and previously served as medical director for the former Fox Chase Cancer Center. He holds degrees from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt and from Columbia Southern University. He completed his residency in radiation oncology and a fellowship in brachytherapy at New York Methodist Hospital.

Jennifer Weber, D.O. has joined Holy Spirit as medical director for extended care medicine, overseeing post-hospital rehabilitation and long-term care facilities. She was previously a geriatric physician with Messiah Lifeways, and is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Cynthia Lewis, CRNP, will work alongside Weber in geriatric long-term care. She was previously employed by Senior Life York, and holds her nurse practitioner’s degree from Bloomsburg University.

CPYB grows

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet has hired Rose Taylor-Spann to instruct the foundation’s enhanced Children’s Division.

Children’s Division classes, for ages 3 to 6, are currently offered at CPYB’s two studios in Carlisle and at the Grace Milliman Pollock Performing Arts Center in Camp Hill.

Taylor-Spann earned her Master of Fine Arts in Dance from The University of Oklahoma with an emphasis in early childhood education and pointe preparation. Prior to completing her MFA in Ballet as a graduate assistant, Taylor-Spann was principal of the Lower School at Kansas City Ballet School.

Geisinger honored

Geisinger Health System has been listed for the fourteenth consecutive year among the country’s “Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems” by American Hospital Association’s Health Forum, one of four Pennsylvania hospital systems to be recognized this year.

The 2016 Most Wired survey and benchmarking study identifies the best IT practices in the healthcare industry. Geisinger’s advances this year include the expansion of patient-accessible records through the OpenNotes and OpenResults software systems, as well as new patient contact tools including video chat.

Rine honored

Darrin Rine, owner of SERVPRO of Shippensburg/Perry County, was recognized the President’s Silver Award for outstanding revenue during June’s SERVPRO franchise convention in Las Vegas.

SERVPRO offers fire and water cleanup, restoration, and mold mitigation through over 1,700 individually-owned franchises nationwide.

BlueCross recognized

The local headquarters of Capital BlueCross has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association. The program seeks to recognize workplaces that offer exercise options, healthy eating, and other lifestyle amenities that improve employee health.

BlueCross was also recognized for its Anti-Cancer Lifestyle Program, which focuses on a healthy diet, physical activity, lowered exposure to toxins, stress management, and social support for cancer survivors.

Board selected

Operation Medical, a Central PA-based charity for international medical care, has announced the election of Carlyn Chulick and J. Bret DeLone as new board members.

Chulick is an active community volunteer with professional experience as a buyer and divisional merchandise manager for both Marshal Field and Company and Watt and Shand. She is involved with several volunteer organizations and received the YWCA Woman of Excellence Award in 2014.

DeLone is a general surgeon with the Kunkel Surgical Group – Spirit Physicians Services, Inc. and is Chief of Surgery and Medical Executive Committee Member at Holy Spirit Hospital. He is an Associate Professor of Surgical Education at Hershey Medical Center, and co-hosts the medical news program “Medical Matters” on WHP 580.

Gunn-Mowery hires

Lemoyne-based insurance brokerage Gunn-Mowery has added Elizabeth Clarke as a Commercial Account Assistant.

Clarke recently graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with her bachelor’s degree in Finance/Risk Management and Insurance. She was an intern at Stone & Edwards Insurance Agency in Camp Hill, PA where she was responsible for quoting home, auto, renters, and various other lines of property and casualty insurance.

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