Coldwell Banker names sales director, assistant
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Larry Yoder was recently named regional sales director of the Chambersburg, Greencastle and Waynesboro offices for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania. In addition, Dorothy Kendall has been appointed regional assistant manager to work with Yoder.
In these new roles, Yoder and Kendall will oversee operations and support more than 50 independent agents in the three offices which serve all of Franklin County, along with Adams and Cumberland counties and northern Maryland.
Yoder will use the experience and knowledge he gained as a productive Realtor in Waynesboro. He has extensive experience with residential relocation, including working with USAA and Navy Federal Credit Union clients who are relocating to and from the area. He recently earned the Coldwell Banker International President’s Circle Award.
Kendall has used her market expertise and the latest marketing tools and technology to help homebuyers and sellers throughout Franklin, Bedford, Fulton and Huntingdon counties. She is currently working toward earning her associate broker’s license. She was recently honored with the Coldwell Banker’s International Diamond Society Award and is a past recipient of the Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society Award.
First United brings on new director
OAKLAND, Md. — Katherine W. Getty was recently named director of business relationships at First United Bank & Trust. She will be working closely with business clients to provide financial services and expertise within Allegany and Garrett counties and surrounding markets.
Getty brings 38 years of banking and financial services experience to the company. She earned her Masters of Business Administration from Loyola College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in finance from the Georgetown University School of Business Administration. She lives in Cumberland with her husband, the Honorable Jeffrey S. Getty, Judge for the Allegany County Circuit Court, 4th Judicial Circuit.
Family Heritage Trust Co. names vice president
FREDERICK, Md. — The Family Heritage Trust Co. recently named Breann Day as vice president of client outreach.
Day’s job will be to continue FHTC’s client responsiveness strategies and digital marketing initiatives. She earned her B.S. in psychobiology from Wheaton College and is working toward an MBA in marketing from University of Massachusetts. Her past work experience addressing the needs of people with disabilities will continue as she expands the awareness of FHTC’s abilities in administering special needs trusts to provide long-term quality of life and care for individuals with disabilities.
Cardiologist joins WVU Heart & Vascular
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Heart & Vascular Institute in Martinsburg welcomes Dr. S. Sree Hari Kesan to the cardiology practice.
Kesan, a board certified cardiologist, is a graduate of the University of Madras — Madras Medical College in India. He completed a fellowship in cardiology and electrophysiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and a fellowship in electrophysiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.
At WVU Medicine, Kesan specializes in electrophysiology or rhythm management. He is a member of the medical staffs at both Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg and Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson.
Callas Contractors celebrates anniversaries
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Callas Contractors had several employee anniversaries for 2017. Those who have received a company wristwatch for 20 years of service are Don Butts, Mike Kriner, Eric Rhinehart and Lisa Thomas. For every five years of service thereafter one diamond is added at the quarter points of the engraved watch.
Rich Murray has one diamond for 25 years of service, Dean Baker has two diamonds for 30 years of service, Walter Jays has three diamonds for 35 years of service and Kenny Binkley has four diamonds for 40 years of service.
Bobby Oliver has a full watch along with a special gift recognition for 45 years of service, nearly the same tenure as the company’s founder, Mike Callas.
Center for Advanced Orthopaedics PA honored
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Guy A. Mazzone, who works at the Center for Advanced Orthopaedics Robinwood Division in Hagerstown, has been nationally recognized for earning a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Mazzonne was recognized for earning a CAQ in orthopaedic surgery, a distinction earned by meeting licensure, education and experience requirements and then passing a national exam in the specialty. He is one of only seven physician assistants in Maryland to earn a CAQ in orthopaedic surgery since the program’s inception in 2011.
Bank of Charles Town hires new vice president
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Potomac Bancshares Inc., the one bank holding company for Bank of Charles Town, recently hired Scott Slick as vice president — commercial loan officer. He will be responsible for developing new commercial customer relationships in the Eastern Panhandle market area. Slick brings more than 18 years of financial services experience to his new position.
A Martinsburg, W.Va., resident, Slick was most recently with BB&T. Community involvement comes naturally to Slick as he is the past president of the Greencastle (Pa.) Rotary Club and a longtime volunteer at the United Way. He is a graduate of Boonsboro High School in Washington County and a 2000 graduate of Shepherd University. In his free time, Slick spends time with his wife, Beth, and their two daughters, and enjoys golfing and fishing.
Penn National names new course superintendent
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — The Penn National Golf Club and Community recently announced that Jason Frey has been promoted to golf course superintendent.
He previously was responsible for managing the Founders Course, clubhouse and inn grounds. His new position expands his responsibilities to include management of all golf grounds, buildings, equipment and maintenance personnel.
A graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School, he received a degree in turf management from Delaware Valley University. Before coming to Penn National, he worked at Wilmington Country Club for three years.
Frey and his wife Lyndsey live in Chambersburg.
Truck dealer nominated for national award
TYSONS, Va. — John Arscott, who has a Peterbilt store in Hagerstown, Md., and other locations in the eastern half of the country, is one of seven nominees for 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year, a national award that recognizes commercial-truck dealers for business performance, industry and civic leadership and community service.
According to a news release, he has 15 Peterbilt locations in seven states, including Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia., as well as a leasing operation in Knoxville, Tenn., and Ringgold, Ga.
The award is sponsored by ATD, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and Procede Software.
Fulton Co. Medical Center Foundation board adds 5
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — The Fulton County (Pa.) Medical Center Foundation recently added five new board members.
Three-year terms started Jan. 1 for Chris Ardinger, Jeramy Culler, John Kilduff, Bridgit Martin and David Washabaugh.
• Ardinger is executive director of the Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce. He has a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Shippensburg University, where he also is pursuing a master’s degree in public administration. He is a graduate of James Buchanan High School. Ardinger also will serve on the Foundation’s business and industry committee.
• Culler is a business banking manager at F&M Trust. He has completed numerous courses in commercial lending through the Pennsylvania Banker’s
Association. He is a graduate of McConnellsburg High School. Culler also will serve on the Foundation’s planned giving committee.
• Kilduff is the corporate affairs officer at Patriot Federal Credit Union. He has a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism from Shippensburg University and a master’s degree in economic crime management from Utica College. He will assist the Foundation with its social media content.
• Martin is the manager for MacDonald’s Pharmacy Wellness Center. She also is a continuing education provider for massage therapists. She completed her certification at the Baltimore School of Massage, New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics and at the National Institute of Whole Health. She also will join the Foundation’s business and industry committee.
• Washabaugh is in vehicle sales at All Things Automotive. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and McConnellsburg High School. He also will serve on the Foundation’s governance committee.
The Foundation was created in 2008 as the philanthropic arm of the Fulton County Medical Center. The Foundation supports the medical center by raising funds for capital improvements, equipment, programs and services.
Volvo names new president of Mack Trucks
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Effective June 1, Martin Weissburg will become president of Mack Trucks.
Volvo Group made the announcement. Weissburg, currently president of Volvo Construction Equipment, will continue to be a member of the executive board for the Volvo Group.
Weissburg has served as president of Volvo Construction Equipment since 2014. He joined the Volvo Group in 2005 as president of Volvo Financial Services Americas. In 2010 he became global president of Volvo Financial Services.
As the leader of Mack Trucks, he will be headquartered in Greensboro, N.C.
Weissburg will succeed Dennis Slagle, who has led the company since 2008. Slagle will remain with the Volvo Group as a special projects leader reporting to Martin Lundstedt, president and chief executive officer.
Meritus Health adds five to team
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Five people have filled various positions at Meritus Health in Washington County, Md.
• Jessica Casey was recently named the director of volunteer services, responsible for the organization, oversight and use of volunteers for patients and families at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md., and at Meritus Medical Group practices.
Casey previously worked for Nextcare Holdings Inc. in the Coastal Bend region of Texas, managing several urgent care clinics. She has also served as the director
of emergency shelter and respite care for a nonprofit serving the homeless and as an executive director for an organization providing support services to cancer survivors and their caregivers, both in Albuquerque, N.M. Casey holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of New Mexico.
• Dr. Rebecca Aronson has joined the Meritus Wound Center staff. Aronson received a medical degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz., and completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. She is certified with the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
• Jennifer Burnett, family nurse practitioner, has joined the team at Meritus Family Medicine in Williamsport, Md. Burnett received a master’s degree in nursing and completed her nurse practitioner program at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va. She is certified by the Maryland Board of Nursing through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
• Dr. Arpitha Kalghatgi has joined the Meritus Women’s Health Specialists staff at the Robinwood Professional Center near Hagerstown. She received a medical degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India, and completed her obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health residency at Rutgers University in Newark, N.J. Kalghatgi is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is a
member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Medical Association and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. She is also certified as a menopause practitioner by the North American Menopause Society.
• Kendra S. Magner, certified nurse midwife, has joined the Women’s Health Specialist team. Magner earned a master’s degree in nurse midwifery from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va. She is certified in inpatient obstetrics and is a forensic nurse examiner for both adult and pediatric
patients. She is also board certified with the American Midwifery Certification Board.
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