Face time around the region for March 2019

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Karen Coyne

Coyne named to Women’s Advisory Council

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Karen L. Coyne, strategic wealth advisor with Raymond James in Hagerstown, Md., was recently appointed to the Raymond James Women’s Advisory Council.

The council includes advisors from across the country and is behind the firm’s women’s initiatives. Members serve on the council for three years and act as mentors and advisers who support a variety of programs, all with the goal of supporting Raymond James’ women advisors and bringing more women into the industry.

Yvette Brown

Keystone Health doctor receives teaching award

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Dr. Yvette Brown, medical director and obstetrician and gynecologist at Keystone Women’s Care in Chambersburg, Pa., has received the 2018 Penn State College of Medicine Affiliate Site Teacher of the Year Award.

Each year, clerkship directors identify one faculty member and recognize that person for excellence and commitment to the education of medical students.

Stoner named to FCMC Foundation board

Heidi Stoner

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. —Heidi Stoner has been named to the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors.

Stoner lives in Mercersburg, Pa.,  with her husband, Mark.

They own Stoners on the Square, where she focuses on marketing and finance.

Stoner joins the 11-member FCMC Foundation Board, which is in its 11th year. The foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Fulton County Medical Center. Its mission is supporting health and wellness in the community.

Sales director joins exclamation labs

Amy Reisdorf

CUMBERLAND, Md. — Amy Reisdorf, an operations and marketing professional with more than 25 years of experience in sales and client relationship management in the financial industry, has joined Exclamation Labs to help grow the company’s identity access management product.

At Exclamation Labs, Reisdorf will lead sales efforts for Provision, which is identity access management software geared toward mid-sized banks and credit unions.

SEK announces promotions

Barry Lyons
Gabriella Lucas

SEK recently announced the following promotions:

 

 

Gabriella O. Lucas was promoted to senior associate in the Carlisle, Pa., office. She has experience in corporate auditing, financial reporting and internal control standards, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements, risk-assessments and data analytics.

Barry C. Lyons was promoted to senior associate in the Carlisle office. Lyons provides audit services to nonprofit, governmental, health care and real estate development clients.

Stephanie Shepard
Kevin C. Grimm

Kevin C. Grimm was promoted to senior associate in the Hagerstown, Md., office. Grimm provides tax, payroll, financial statement preparation and accounting service work to clients.

 

Stephanie E. Shepard was promoted to senior associate in the Hagerstown office. Shepard provides tax and accounting services as well as QuickBooks software services for individual and small business clients.

Stephen J. Wishard was promoted to senior associate in the Hanover, Pa., office. He focuses primarily on tax compliance and tax planning for closely-held business and individuals.

Craig Witmer
Stacy Maun
Stephen Wishard

Stacy G. Maun was promoted to administrator in the Chambersburg, Pa., office. Maun is part of the firm’s Retirement Plan Services Group.

 

SEK also announced that Craig E. Witmer, a member of the firm, completed the certification process with the American Institute of CPAs to earn the Advanced Single Audit Certificate.

The program provides a way for audit practitioners to demonstrate their competencies surrounding single audit engagements and to distinguish themselves in the marketplace.

Ashley Cordelli

MVB names Cordelli branch manager

BOONSBORO, Md. — Ashley Cordelli has been named banking officer and retail branch manager of Middletown Valley Bank’s branch in Boonsboro, Md.

Cordelli started her MVB career in 2017 as a customer service manager at the Boonsboro branch. She most recently served the Hagerstown community as a customer service manager at MVB’s Eastern Boulevard Branch and will assume her new role in early 2019.

Nicole Houser

Houser named executive director at clinic

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The Community Free Clinic of Washington County announces Nicole Houser as the new executive director for the organization. Houser began her partnership with the agency in mid-November 2018.

The clinic is also expanding mental health services and partnering with other agencies in the community. The Community Free Clinic’s mission is to make health care accessible to all uninsured citizens of Washington County, Md.

Christina Williams

Williams joins Leadership Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Christina Williams has joined Leadership Washington County, a nonprofit leadership development program, as its full-time director of graduate engagement.

Williams, who had been executive director of the Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation, will be in charge of planning and administering programs and generating funds to develop graduate engagement.

Eric Schwartz

Schwartz published on political science website

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Hagerstown Community College political science instructor Eric Schwartz recently had a scholarly article published on the website, PoliticalScienceNow.com, a site maintained by the American Political Science Association, to cover people, research and news in political science.

The article, “Navigating Partisan Differences in Class Discussions: Engaging Students’ Policy Recommendations,” was written in response to a call for submissions related to educational reflections on the 2018 election.

Russell Miller

Quality service award recipient announced

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Russell Miller, of the interventional radiology department, was recently named WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center’s Quality Service Award winner for November 2018.

Miller was nominated by the parents of a young child who needed to undergo a procedure to allow for extended home IV antibiotics. According to the patient’s mother, the child already had hospital anxiety. Russell immediately went to work, not only in his medical role but in calming the young boy.

Cynthia Sullivan

Sullivan receives real estate awards

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Cynthia Sullivan of Sullivan Select LLC has been honored with three awards from HomeLight, a service that analyzes real estate data to determine top agents within a certain market area.

For 2018, Sullivan was awarded top 1 percent producer, top 1 percent seller’s agent and top 1 percent sells for more.

Other real estate associations also recognized Sullivan. The American Institute of Real Estate Agents recognized her as one of the Ten Best Real Estate Agents for the state of Maryland for 2018-2019. America’s Top 100 Real Estate Agents also welcomed her to their self-titled group of esteemed agents throughout the entire nation, Sullivan being in the top 1 percent.

Nicholas Damoulakis
Kimberly Chaney

Chaney to lead Frederick County Bank board

FREDERICK, Md. — Frederick County Bancorp Inc., the parent company for Frederick County Bank, announced the appointment of Kimberly Chaney to chairwoman of the board of directors and Nicholas Damoulakis to vice chairman of the board.

The previous chairman, Raymond Raedy, is stepping down to serve as a member of the board. He joined the board when the bank opened in 2001 and was appointed chairman in 2012. He has decided to take on a smaller role within the bank due to his permanent residency in North Carolina.

The former vice chairman, Denny Crum, also will continue to serve the bank as a member of the board.

Grover “Zach” Kerns

WVU Medicine East names chief financial officer

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Grover “Zach” Kerns was recently named vice president of finance for Berkeley Medical Center and Jefferson Medical Center.

Kerns has been employed at WVU Medicine East as the system’s controller since May 2018.

McGreevy named to Century Club

Matt McGreevy

FREDERICK, Md. — Morgan Stanley recently announced that Matt McGreevy, a senior vice president, financial advisor and senior portfolio manager in its wealth management office in Frederick, has been named to the firm’s Century Club, an elite group composed of the firm’s top financial advisors.

The appointment recognizes McGreevy’s consistent creativity and excellence in providing a wide range of investment products and wealth management services to his clients.

MVB names Hagerstown branch managers

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Middletown Valley Bank has named leaders for its two branches in Hagerstown, Md.

Danielle Chappell

Kelly Michael

Kelly Michael has been named banking officer — retail branch manager of MVB’s Eastern Boulevard Branch, and Danielle Chappell has been named banking officer — retail branch manager of the Paramount Branch.

 

Kathy Stevens, current vice president and retail branch manager of the Eastern Boulevard Branch, will now play an active role in both branches as vice president — client relationship officer. In that role she will oversee both offices and the Hagerstown market.

Three physicians join Meritus

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Meritus Medical Group recently welcomed three doctors.

Dr. Maria D. Merzouk
Dr. Hussein Hijazi
Dr. Rose J. Griffin

Dr. Rose J. Griffin is the newest member of the team at Meritus Primary Care in the new Meritus Medical Plaza, 13620 Crayton Blvd.  Griffin is board certified in family medicine with the American Board of Family Medicine and holds a special interest in prevention and health education.

Dr. Hussein Hijazi recently joined the team at Meritus Family Medicine in Williamsport, Md.  Hijazi is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Maria D. Merzouk has joined Meritus Women’s Health Specialists.  Merzouk is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of obstetrician and gynecology by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Caleb A. Hutzler

BCT Investments welcomes Hutzler as investment rep

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — BCT Investments recently announced the appointment of Caleb A. Hutzler as investment representative.

His responsibilities include client development as well as managing investment strategies for individuals in the markets served by Bank of Charles Town and its affiliates.