Face Time around the region for September 2019

McGarrah joins bank office in Martinsburg


CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — BCT-Bank of Charles Town recently announced the appointment of Kim McGarrah as relationship banker of its Martinsburg, W.Va., office.

McGarrah will be responsible for developing business in the Martinsburg market as well as leading the Martinsburg banking team and their branch operations.

Greenbeck joins First United Bank & Trust


HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Denise E. Greenbeck has been named community relationship manager at First United Bank and Trust’s Emerald Pointe Community Office in Hagerstown.

Greenbeck has more than seven years of financial services experience. She began her financial services career as a branch banking team leader in the Baltimore area. She moved on to commercial branch manager, where she successfully helped local businesses reach their goals, before coming to First United.

Lewis joins Coldwell Banker Premier


WINCHESTER, Va. — Nicole Lewis has joined Coldwell Banker Premier as a sales associate.

Originally from New York, Lewis’ career background includes 20 years working in the hospitality industry. 

Real estate agents honored

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The 2019 Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals report has recognized multiple agents and teams affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as being among the most successful in the central Pennsylvania area.

Among them were Kim Mills of the Waynesboro office, who ranked No. 82 for top real estate agent by transaction sides.

Holt joins Orrstown Bank

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Orrstown Financial Services Inc., the parent company of Orrstown Bank and Wheatland Advisors Inc., recently announced that Christopher D. Holt has joined Orrstown as executive vice president and market pesident for the Maryland Region.

Holt will be responsible for managing all business lines in Orrstown’s Maryland market.

Statler honored in 30 under 30 list


HARRISBURG, Pa. — Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC recently announced that Jake Statler, affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania, has been named to the Coldwell Banker 30 Under 30 list for 2019. Statler is affiliated with the Greencastle, Pa., office.

Statler, 26, said he started in real estate because he wanted a profession that would turn into a career and allow him to earn income based on results. He has been affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania since 2016.

Rzomp named to F&M Trust’s board


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Kimberly Rzomp recently was appointed a director of Franklin Financial Services Corp. and F&M Trust.

As a Class A director of the corporation, she will serve a term to expire at the annual meeting of shareholders in 2020. With her appointment to the Board of Directors, Rzomp was named a member of the Audit Committee. Franklin Financial is the bank holding company of F&M Trust.

Rzomp is vice president and chief financial officer at WellSpan-Summit Health, where she has worked since 1983. 

Buck named to college board


CUMBERLAND, Md. — Mirjhana Buck, first vice president – investment officer with Boggs Wealth Management of Wells Fargo Advisors, has been named to the board of trustees of Allegany College of Maryland.

Through ACM’s early college (or dual enrollment) program, Buck attended the college while a junior and senior at Allegany High School. She transferred a semester’s worth of general education courses to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Her mother, Deborah “Debbie” Boggs, is a graduate of the college’s dental hygiene program. The Boggs family established the Dorothy and David Roberson Dental Hygiene Memorial Scholarship at ACM in 2009.

Berkeley Medical Center nurse receives leader award

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A registered nurse at WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center has been selected as a Future of Nursing WV Emerging Nurse Leader Award winner.


Jan Augusta Nieves serves as Berkeley Medical Center’s substance use recovery coordinator and has worked in various departments of the hospital for nearly 20 years.

Nieves and colleagues formed Healthcare Advocates for Recovery Inc. (HART) in 2016, a group aimed at bringing the community together to support the treatment and prevention of substance use disorder.

WVU Medicine welcomes child, adolescent psychiatrist


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center and University Healthcare Physicians recently announced the addition of Dr. Samira Khan, psychiatrist, to WVU Medicine Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry in Martinsburg.

A member of the Berkeley Medical Center medical staff, Khan serves as an assistant professor of medicine at the WVU School of Medicine. She specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Martinsburg practice.

WVU Medicine Martinsburg practice welcomes physician


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Medicine East and University Healthcare Physicians welcome Dr. Sarika Bagree, board-certified internist, to the physician staff at WVU Medicine Internal Medicine in Martinsburg.

Bagree, who has been practicing at WVU Medicine Primary Care in Inwood since April 2018, is a member of the Berkeley Medical Center medical staff.

WVU Medicine East appoints Behavioral Health Director


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Sally Anne Schneider has been named director of behavioral health services for WVU Berkeley Medical Center and Jefferson Medical Center.

In her new role with WVU Medicine East, Schneider will oversee both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health for the Eastern Panhandle including mental health, addictions and crisis evaluation. She will focus on developing an integrated service line that benefits both internal health system and community partners.

WVU Medicine welcomes orthopedic surgeon


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center and University Healthcare Physicians announce the addition of Dr. Dwight Kemp, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, to WVU Medicine Orthopedics at Spring Mills.

For the past 25 years, Kemp has been in private practice. His special interests include sports injuries, shoulder joint replacement, hip and knee replacement and general orthopedic surgery.

WVU Medicine welcomes psychiatrist


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center and University Healthcare Physicians announce the addition of Dr. Raja Mogallapu, psychiatrist, to WVU Medicine Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry in Martinsburg.

Mogallapu is a member of the Berkeley Medical Center medical staff and serves as an assistant professor of medicine at the WVU School of Medicine. In addition to general psychiatry, he specializes in neurologically based behavioral issues including traumatic brain injury and dementia.

Pediatricians join WVU in Martinsburg, Spring Mills

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Medicine and University Healthcare Physicians recently announced that three new pediatricians have joined the medical staff at Berkeley Medical Center and are practicing in Berkeley County.

Dr. Urooj Khan and Dr. Rebecca Lee have both joined WVU Medicine Pediatrics — Martinsburg. Dr. Mohammad Saeed has joined WVU Medicine Primary Care — Spring Mills.

F&M Trust announces new hires, promotions

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — F&M Trust has announced some recent hires and promotions:


Cynthia Marconi is assistant vice president, treasury manager. In her new position, Marconi is responsible for actively contributing to the efforts to grow both deposits and noninterest income by offering treasury management services to existing and prospective customers, leading the bank’s treasury team and maintaining a relationship with the bank’s third-party merchant services and credit card program vendors, Basys and Elan respectively.

The Greencastle resident is based in F&M Trust’s corporate headquarters in Chambersburg.


Brian Reidell is a deposit product officer. In his new position, Reidell is responsible for growing deposits, managing the bank’s cost of funds and providing direction in the pricing and marketing of F&M Trust’s deposit products. Reidell reports directly to Timothy G. Henry, the president and CEO of F&M Trust. Reidell is based in the F&M Trust corporate headquarters in Chambersburg.

Adesina to lead Hood’s Georgetown Hill Lab School


FREDERICK, Md. — Emily Kraatz Adesina has been named director of the Georgetown Hill Lab School at Hood College.

In the spring, Hood’s Onica Prall Child Development Laboratory School partnered with Georgetown Hill Early School for the 2019-20 school year to extend the lab school’s hours, add to the curriculum and provide after-school programs.

Gable receives distinguished alumni award


CUMBERLAND, Md. — Allegany College of Maryland and the ACM Alumni Association have announced that Heather Gable is the inaugural recipient of the ACM Distinguished Alumni Award.

The ACM Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes Allegany Community College/Allegany College of Maryland graduates who exhibit excellence in their career, dedication to their communities and support of the college.

Gable, chair of Frostburg State University’s Department of Nursing, received her Associate of Science in nursing in 1997 and Associate of Science in general studies in 1999 from ACM.

Maryland state delegate names legislative aide


HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Del. Paul D. Corderman has welcomed Mary Teal Medina as his new legislative aide.

Medina graduated from Liberty University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in government and politics and a minor in business administration. Most recently, she has worked as the marketing Director for Chick-fil-A in Hagerstown and will continue her employment with Chick-fil-A during her time as legislative aide.

Alter joins board of Mount St. Mary’s


EMMITSBURG, Md. — Wayne “Trey” Alter III of Hagerstown, Md., has begun a four-year term on the Mount St. Mary’s University Board of Trustees.

Alter serves as president and CEO of Hagerstown-based Dynamark Security Centers. He is responsible for strategic planning, operational resource planning and overall performance of the firm and is credited with leading multiple acquisitions, and developing new technologies for the industry.

Shockey named Patriot retail business development officer


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Patriot Federal Credit Union recently appointed of Kim Shockey of Waynesboro, Pa., as a retail business development officer.

Shockey has more than 20 years of banking experience, with particular emphasis on sales strategies, lead generation and business development. 

Hagerstown Allstate owner gets grant for charity

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Allstate agency owner/financial specialist Princess Fagan recently secured a $500 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant to support 29 11 Inc.’s
 efforts to see a world where children thrive in their own community and grow to impact future generations.

29 11 Inc. is one of thousands of organizations this year to receive Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grants secured by agency owners, personal financial representatives and licensed sales professionals on behalf of the nonprofits where they volunteer. The grants support organizations addressing domestic violence, youth empowerment, disaster preparedness, hunger and other causes.

Shepherd professor presents at conference, wins award


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Jennifer L. Penland, director of Shepherd University’s School of Education, attended the fourth Canadian International Conference on Advances in Education, Teaching and Technology 2019 at the University of Toronto.

Penland presented a paper titled “Exploring Fractal Imagery to Promote Culturally Responsive Dialogue and Healing: An Indigenous Focus,” which will be published in the conference proceedings in the fall.

Penland was awarded best presenter in her session, Studies of Teaching and Learning, and served as a session chair for Education and Teaching in Different Lands.

Shenandoah welcomes Muslim community coordinator


WINCHESTER, Va. — Hanaa Unus has joined Shenandoah University as chaplain and Muslim community coordinator.

Unus started July 29 in the Office of Spiritual Life on the university’s main campus in Winchester. She is the first clergy person in the school’s nearly 150-year history who does not identify as Christian.

Unus will work with both Muslim and non-Muslim students to address their spiritual care and needs. Unus will collaborate with the Center for Islam in the Contemporary World opened on Shenandoah’s Loudoun campus at Scholar Plaza in support of its goals to promote teaching, acceptance, research and recruitment of Islamic studies, principles and students.