Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Carlisle affiliates Janice Kimball and Jessica Hockersmith with the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award.
“These Century 21 agents’ relentless pursuit of the extraordinary, and the standards they are setting in the market are helping to set us apart from the sea of sameness space in real estate,” said Nick Bailey, president and chief executive officer of Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “We all know we live in a world that bases many of its decisions on third-party testimonials, and they are living our Mission every day: to defy mediocrity and deliver extraordinary experiences.”
The annual award is based on results from the Century 21 Quality Service Survey (QSS) which is e-mailed to consumers immediately after the purchase or sale of a home. To earn the Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award, an agent must receive completed customer surveys for at least 80 percent of their transactions from January 1—December 31, with an average survey score of at least 95 percent or better for 2 consecutive years.
Rotz & Stonesifer, P.C., a Chambersburg-based accounting firm, has announced its merger with Butler, Gingerich & Company, Inc. of York.
Butler, Gingerich & Company’s four certified public accountants and three professional staff members will join Rotz & Stonesifer, P.C. and will retain the York office location at 200 East Market Street.
Butler, Gingerich & Company has been serving businesses and individuals in the York area for over 40 years, specializing in individual and small business tax and accounting and business valuations.
“We are thrilled about our merger with Rotz & Stonesifer. Our clients will benefit from Rotz & Stonesifer’s industry expertise and expansive suite of specialty services. We look forward to bringing more value to the local business community,” Leon Butler of Butler, Gingerich & Company said.
“We are very pleased to have Butler, Gingerich & Company join our firm. With their high standards of excellence and professionalism and their respect in the community, it is an ideal partnership for us,” Lynn C. Rotz, President of Rotz & Stonesifer said.
Rotz & Stonesifer, P.C. has been serving clients in the region for three decades. The firm offers a wide range of services including auditing, accounting, tax planning and compliance and payroll administration. The firm works closely with businesses and individuals to understand their strategies and goals for a customized approach to greater financial well-being.
Members 1st Federal Credit Union has announced that Marisol Barber of Boiling Springs has been promoted to Branch Manager of the credit union’s branch located at 814 West High Street, Carlisle.
Barber was previously Assistant Branch Manager of the same branch, and has a total of 20 years financial services experience. Members 1st FCU serves more than 380,000 members through its locations in South-Central Pennsylvania.
Maish joins Geisinger
David Maish, M.D., a hip and knee specialist, has joined Geisinger Holy Spirit Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and will serve as an associate of adult reconstruction surgery.
Dr. Maish earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Geisinger Medical Center. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and did a year of fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery at Duke University Medical Center.
“I am delighted to re-connect with Geisinger and serve my previous patients in a central part of the state,” Dr. Maish said. “I’m looking forward to continuing the work I’ve done for the past 13 years, helping patients with painful hip and knee replacements who are trying to figure out why they are hurting and whether surgery is right for them.”
Dr. Maish specializes in revising painful hip and knee replacements, minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, outpatient hip and knee replacements, evaluation of painful hip and knee replacements, osteonecrosis of the hip, and joint preservation procedures intended to avoid hip and knee replacements.
Geisinger Holy Spirit Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine provides comprehensive care for patients of all ages in four locations: Carlisle, Duncannon, Harrisburg, and Lemoyne.
Nina Bickel has been hired mortgage loan officer in the mortgage department of Centric Bank.
Bickel will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with realtors, attorneys and title companies, as well as providing professional individualized service to customers applying for mortgage loans, including Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, swing loans, and construction loans.
Bickel has ten years of experience in commercial real estate banking. She has a BSBA Finance and Marketing degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She volunteers weekly at the Children’s House of Hershey, helping to teach phonics to the students.
Founded in 2007, Centric Bank has financial centers located in Harrisburg, Hershey, Mechanicsburg, and Camp Hill, loan production offices in Lancaster and suburban Philadelphia, and an Operations and Executive Office campus in Hampden Township, Cumberland County.
Hall named president
Mid Penn Bank has announced that Heather Hall will serve as the president of the Capital region. The bank’s Capital region is composed of the southern part of Dauphin County and the eastern part of Cumberland County.
In her new position, Hall will lead business development from all aspects in this geographic region. Hall has been in the banking industry for 16 years. She previously served as director of surety for Gunn-Mowery LLC. Prior to that, she served as a commercial executive at Susquehanna Bank. At Mid Penn Bank, she was senior vice president and commercial loan manager.
“Heather has built a fantastic reputation in the local business community,” said Mid Penn Bank President and CEO Rory G. Ritrievi. “Her expansive knowledge, along with her dedication to providing excellent service, will prove to be valuable in her new role.”
Mid Penn Bank recently created four regions for its growing footprint. Each regional president will lead a team of employees to develop service delivery strategies that are tailored to meet the needs of customers in each region. This newly established position allows for decision makers and service-level providers in each geographical region of Mid Penn Bank.
Hall received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Shippensburg University. She serves on the board of directors for the Cultural Enrichment Fund.
Mid Penn has 29 retail locations in the state of Pennsylvania. Its footprint includes Cumberland, Dauphin, Fayette, Lancaster, Luzerne, Northumberland, Schuylkill and Westmoreland counties.
Alexander Building Construction Co., as part of The Butz Family of Companies, has announced the hiring of Philip Hromanik as a project engineer.
Hromanik received a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree from The Pennsylvania State University. He has extensive experience leading Building Information Modeling coordination efforts among trade subcontractors and managing and utilizing construction document software.
In his role as project engineer, Hromanik will be responsible for checking, tracking and monitoring shop drawings and submittals, tracking RFIs, assisting in updating CPM construction schedules, performing field quality control inspections and analyzing potential change directives in support of the project superintendent and the project manager. He will coordinate with subcontractors and interface with clients on multiple projects.
“We are pleased to welcome Philip to our team,” said Rick Seitz, President of Alexander Building Construction Co. “His experience and knowledge of the design and construction process and the construction management software tools that we utilize will be an asset to both our company and our clients.”
Eckert Seamans has welcomed associate K. Wesley Mishoe to its Harrisburg office and Litigation Division. Mishoe focuses his practice in the area of commercial litigation.
Prior to joining private practice, he served as an assistant attorney general in Atlanta, and as a law clerk for The Honorable Susan E. Schwab and The Honorable William W. Caldwell of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Mishoe earned his J.D. from Syracuse University in 2011 and his B.A. from the University of South Carolina in 2007. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Dauphin County Bar Association, the Cumberland County Bar Association, and serves as Co-Young Lawyer Division Chair for the Federal Bar Association’s Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter.
Entrepreneur and licensed realtor Heather Johnson has joined Lemoyne-based RSR Realtors.
Johnson founded and owned Heather Johnson Commercial and Residential Cleaning Services for 14 years, until 2016. She earned her real estate license in November 2016 and says she was impressed by RSR’s teamwork ethic and family feel.
At RSR, Johnson will focus on residential home sales and purchases.
“I look at real estate as a lifestyle, not as a job,” Johnson says. “This is somebody’s home we’re talking about. It’s more than likely the largest transaction that most people will make in their lifetime, and getting it right is just as important to me as it is to them. I am constantly in contact, so they know I’m on top of things and keeping them in the loop.”
Born in Mechanicsburg and raised in Washington State before returning to central Pennsylvania, Johnson is the mother of three children. She plays soccer in a local league and is active in the Christ Community Church Do Something street mission group, supporting a local women’s shelter and disadvantaged schoolchildren.
4 Wheel Parts opens
4 Wheel Parts, a national leader in performance parts for off-road vehicles, held a grand opening last week for its new facility at 5 Logistics Drive in Carlisle.
The new state-of the-art showroom and service center is adjacent to 4 Wheel Parts’ Northeast distribution center, and is the first of a number of stores projected to open in the region to be supported by the 205,000 square-foot Carlisle warehouse.
“From the opening of our distribution center to now launching this brand new retail location alongside it, we are excited to be a part of the community here in Carlisle,” said Store Manager Douglas White. “Beginning with the very first announcement that we were coming to town, we have received a tremendous amount of enthusiasm from the Jeep and truck enthusiasts in the region and the community in general. We are pleased to bring a state of the art, singular solution that provides everything from tires and wheels to lift kits, suspension and accessories to Carlisle.”