Retail rush: ‘It is all about finding the balance’

As a youngster, Lora Tolley shopped at the J.C. Penney store. Now she runs it. Tolley grew up in Berkeley Springs W.Va. She attended Shepherd University for 3.5 years and transferred to Concord University for the remainder of her education. She met her husband, Russell, while serving a college internship in southern West Virginia. They have been married for 27 years and have two children, Carter, 19, and Kaitlyn, 16. In 1993 she went to a J.C. Penney store in Martinsburg W.Va., for a part-time job, working in the Fine Jewelry Department. She was accepted into the management trainee program […]

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Albert Daniel: ‘The keys to success are always changing’

Albert and Serina Daniel are partners in business, marriage and parenting. The New Market, Md., residents are the parents of three children, one still in school and two who are adults. They have owned the Milex Complete Auto Care franchise at 100 Bucheimer Road in Frederick, Md., for the past 10 years, and they added a Milex/Alta Mere co-branded store in Boonsboro, Md. in 2015. The company has named them Milex Franchisees of the Year three times, in 2013, 2014 and again this year. Albert attended high school in Prince Georges County and served in the military. Serina attended high […]

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Campbell: Callas ‘well positioned for success’

Callas Contractors was founded by Michael G. Callas a year after current president and CEO Timothy R. Campbell was born in 1957.

Campbell moved to Hagerstown in 1962 when his father, Verdine “Dean” Campbell, became employed as a civil engineer with the international design firm of Baker-Wibberly and Associates on Northern Avenue. In 1972 Dean Campbell and Robert Whitesell formed Seibert, Whitesell and Campbell, which is now the firm of Frederick Seibert and Associates Inc. Dean died in 1975 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 45.

While growing up, Tim Campbell attended Paramount Elementary School, North Potomac Junior High School and graduated from Saint James School near Hagerstown in 1976. He went to Clemson University, earning a degree in architecture in 1980. […]

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