ACDi marks milestone with $10,000 donation to schools

FREDERICK, Md. — To mark its 10,000 design order, American Computer Development Inc. recently donated $10,000 to the Frederick County (Md.) Public Schools. The donation is targeted to support STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — programs and inspire students to pursue STEM careers. “ACDi has a strong history of community involvement,” ACDi President and CEO William Hornbaker said in a news release. “This donation to FCPS’s robotics program feels like the perfect fit for who we are as a company and a celebration of our past and our future.” ACDi’s Engineering Services Manager Garret Maxson was also on […]

Read More…

First United opens new community office

INWOOD, W.Va. — First United Bank & Trust has opened its new South Berkeley Community Office in Inwood, W.Va. “We know that people are tech-savvy and want the convenience of mobile and internet banking. But we also realize that we still have many customers who want to see and talk to their bankers,” Carissa L. Rodeheaver, CEO, chairman of the board and president of First United Bank & Trust, said in a news release. “This is an exciting time, and the Berkeley County area is the perfect location for our new approach to the banking experience. We remain true to […]

Read More…

Face Time for October 2018

Have a Face Time item? Submit your new hires, promotions, awards and other people items to facetime@crossroadsbizjournal.com, or by mail to Crossroads Business Journal, 100 Summit Ave., P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741. If you have questions, call editor Joseph Deinlein at 301-791-7591, or reporter Mike Lewis at 301-733-5131. Burkholder joins Coldwell Banker Premier MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Autumn Burkholder has joined Coldwell Banker Premier as a sales associate. Burkholder has more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution. She relocated to the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia 11 years ago. Burkholder is heavily involved in supporting the Let There […]

Read More…

U-Haul comes to Buckeystown

BUCKEYSTOWN, Md. — Buckeys- town Mart has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer, offering rental trucks, trailers, towing equipment and moving supplies. Buckeystown Mart is owned by Sanjay Patel. U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour, day or night. Normal business hours are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays. For more, go to www.uhaul.com/Locations/Truck-Rentals-near-Buckeystown-MD-21717/012113. […]

Read More…

1st Ed cuts ribbon in Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — In conjunction with the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce, 1st Ed Credit Union recently celebrated a ribbon cutting for its new branch at 526 N. Antrim Way. As part of the ceremony, Branch Manager Amanda Dickson presented a check for the Greencastle-Antrim School District in the amount of $1,000 to G-A School Superintendent Kendra Trail. A ribbon of real money was cut at the July 10 ribbon cutting.  Dickson strategically placed the scissors between the bills of the ribbon. […]

Read More…

Doing Better Business named among nation’s best

Doing Better Business Inc. was recently recognized by the Pros Elite Group as one of the top 100 independent office technology organizations in the United States. The selection was based on a series of criteria designed to measure its client service procedures and outcomes, as well as overall client satisfaction.  Doing Better Business, a certified women-owned business, is headquartered in Altoona, Pa., and has offices in Greensburg, Pittsburgh, State College and Williamsport, Pa., as well as Hagerstown, Md., and Winchester, Va. Companies that earn the PROs Elite 100 distinction have made the commitment to their clients to become the premier […]

Read More…

Officials to steer Penn State Mont Alto’s Healthcare Management Program Board

MONT ALTO, Pa. — A seven-member advisory board will help steer the Health Policy and Administration program at Penn State Mont Alto. Leaders from local health care organizations were recruited after conversations Francis K. Achampong, Penn State Mont Alto chancellor, had with CEOs and COOs at Wellspan, Summit Health, Fulton County Medical Center and Keystone Health. The board members include: • Lori Clark, vice president of neuroscience, Wellspan; • Michael Cogliano, vice president of operations, Wellspan; • David Grant, COO, Keystone health; • Niki Hinckle, senior vice president of physician services, Summit Health; • John Massimilla, COO, Chambersburg Hospital; • Deborah […]

Read More…

Survey says nonprofits are ‘important economic force’

By MIKE LEWIS mlewis@crossroadsbizjournal.com FREDERICK, Md. — Nonprofit organizations have a “significantly higher” economic impact than people might realize, said Michael Planz, CEO of Community Living Inc. in Frederick, Md. That’s more than his hunch. It’s the result of a study that measured the economic impact of nonprofit organizations in the county. “We pay a little over $83 million in wages and salaries to the employees of our organizations,” said Planz, who chairs the Frederick Nonprofit Alliance, a committee of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce. “That’s a lot of money that’s going back into the Frederick community.” A Leadership Frederick […]

Read More…

‘Best Places to Work’ honored in Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. — Ten companies were honored at the recent Best Places to Work program in Frederick, Md. More than 100 nominations were submitted, according to a news release. Five companies received awards in the primary award categories: • Small Employer (1-10 employees): ECI, Expert Consultants Inc. • Small to Medium Employer (11-30 employees): Immersion Active • Medium to Large Medium Employer (31-50 employees): A2LA • Large Employer (51-200 employees): FoodPRO • Major Employer (201-plus employees): Legal & General America Scoring categories included work-life balance, median salary, turnover rate, benefits, diversity and professional growth. In addition to major category award […]

Read More…