Business briefs

November 03, 1999

Jamison Door

Brian Guyer was recently appointed vice president of sales and marketing for Jamison Door Co. in Hagerstown.

Guyer will also continue to act as the company's vice president of marketing and business development.

He joined the company in July, 1998.

Hyder North America

Hyder North America Inc. has promoted Richard D. Parks, of the Hagerstown office, to vice president.

Previously, Parks was assistant vice president and technical operations manager of the Hagerstown office with responsibility for overseeing the Limerick, Pa., and Reading, Pa., offices.

He will oversee the company's Baltimore office and continue to manage the Hagerstown office.

Hyder designs, builds, finances and operates water, sewer and transportation systems.

Glessner Alarm and Communications


Glessner Alarm and Communications is recognizing four employees for their years of service.

They are Susan Lescallent, security production coordinator, 10 years; Scott Dayhoff, installation technician, seven years; Sandy Gardner, administrative assistant to finance, one year; and Charles Roelke, service technician, one year.

Trident Technical College

Hagerstown native Andrea Reaves, of North Charleston, S.C., recently joined the staff of Trident Technical College in Charleston, S.C.

She joined the school's Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development as program leader in its Department for Distance Learning and Computer Training.

Reaves manages and develops Web-based and technical computer training courses for business and industry.

The Herald-Mail Co.

The Herald-Mail Co. has named Brian Taylor its employee of the month for November. Taylor, the webmaster in the Information Systems Department, has been with the company for two years.

Barb Leiboldt is marking 25 years with the company. She worked as a compositor from 1974 until she transferred to the Pre-Press Composition Department in 1987.

Deb Danner has been hired as accounting manager. She has worked for Clean Rock Industries and Smith, Elliott, Kearns & Co.

Kerry Fraley has been named Lifestyle reporter. Fraley has been with the newspaper for three years, primarily as a business reporter.

Sharon Busey has joined the company as a part-time customer service representative in the Circulation Department.

Jane Honigs and Mike Sirbaugh have been hired as part-time reporters.

Jessica Heaps, Sharon Shapiro, Shirley Sheffield and Stephen Taylor have accepted part-time positions in the mailroom.

The Longaberger Co.

Betsy Anderson, of Hagerstown, was recognized recently at The Longaberger Co.'s annual October Advisors Meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

Anderson, a regional adviser, received a special Longaberger market basket in recognition of her region's performance in sales per associate.

National City Mortgage

FREDERICK, Md. - Traci Lovelace has joined National City Mortgage in Frederick as a mortgage consultant.

She has four years experience in mortgage banking.

Martin & Seibert

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Martin & Seibert, L.C., has added three attorneys to its Martinsburg office.

Martinsburg native Kenneth J. Ford works primarily with litigation and concentrates on insurance defense.

C. Brian Matko, a Philippi, W.Va., native, practices commercial and retail law, with an emphasis on creditors' rights.

Dale E. Slemons focuses on workers' compensation, business litigation and personal injury.

Shepherd College

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Suzanne Miller, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va, has been named financial analyst of Shepherd College's Small Business Development Center.

Her duties include providing counseling and training in business planning, financial analysis, loan packaging and other management and technical support for small businesses.

She previously worked as a loan originator and in real estate sales and marketing.

Western Maryland Small Business Development Center

Mark Malec was recognized as the Western Region's Counselor of the Year at the recent annual staff meeting of the Western Maryland Small Business Development Center.

The award recognizes achievements in helping small businesses package loan requests, start up and expand.

The regional headquarters in LaVale, Md., serves Washington, Frederick, Allegany and Garrett counties.

Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center of Maryland

FREDERICK, Md. - Dr. Nathan Wei, clinical director of the Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center of Maryland in Frederick, recently attended the Alliance for Better Bone Health Osteoporosis Conference in Orlando, Fla.

The meeting was held to discuss research findings on risedronate, a new type of drug that has promise for treating osteoporosis.


WILLIAMSPORT - Cindy Levine Frankel, owner and operator of the McDonald's in Williamsport, has been named northeast divisional liaison for the restaurant chain's Women Operator Network.

She represents women operators of McDonald's from Baltimore to Boston.

WON is an advocacy group to encourage more women operators.

Long & Foster Real Estate

The Hagerstown office of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. has announced its top sales associates for September. Joan Schupp was the residential top producer and top lister with sales of $779,900, Cathy Wantz was the commercial top producer with sales of $458,900, David Pool was the top seller and Mike Hill was the agent with the most new listings.

The office, at 1100 Dual Highway, will hold a free seminar on "A Career in Real Estate" Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. Contact George Burgtorf at 301-797-2300 to register.

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