People briefs

December 16, 2002

Educational Resources Group

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Fred Baer of Hagerstown has been named vice president of education and business development at the Educational Resources Group, a division of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in Harrisburg.

Baer will direct implementation of work force and economic development initiatives and expansion of online learning programs.

He will also maintain his role as state director of the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania, a consortium of 35 Pennsylvania educational institutions.

Hollow Creek Golf Club

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Tricia L. Pheil has been named director of special events at Hollow Creek Golf Club in Middletown.

She will be primarily responsible for booking wedding and corporate events.

Pheil was previously employed as an advertising account executive with The Frederick News-Post and The Herald-Mail Co.

Wright-Gardner Insurance Inc.

Stephanie J. Jansson and Jamie T. Graham have joined Wright-Gardner Insurance Inc.

Jansson has more than six years of experience in the insurance industry. Graham has more than six years of office administrative and customer service experience.


Mount St. Mary's College

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Mark Pacione received the 2002 Founder's Day Medal given by Mount St. Mary's College and Seminary.

Pacione was the coordinator of Youth Ministry at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Arlington, Va., and the coordinator of Parish Youth Ministry and director of Religious Education at St. Margaret Church in Bel Air, Md. He has worked for the Archdiocese of Baltimore since 1985 as the director of the Division of Youth and Young Adult Ministry.

The Mount St. Mary's Founder's Medal recognizes a Catholic whose actions have significantly, and in a seemly manner, affected the lives of others.

D.M. Bowman Inc.

Six drivers for D.M. Bowman Inc. have been recognized for reaching 1 million consecutive miles without an accident.

The drivers, who will be indicted into the Million Mile Hall of Fame in 2003, are Sam Blackburn, Don Rankin, Bill Steele, Dwight McMasters, Harvey Seville and Will Farver.

The company has never had six drivers reach this milestone at the same time.

In addition, George Merrill, driver for D.M. Bowman's Williamsport terminal, has reached 1 million miles in his driving career at Bowman.

Maryland Correctional Training Center

Correctional Officers Joseph Goodrich and David Walkley are the Employees of the Month for December at the Maryland Correctional Training Center.

They were recognized for their innovation in designing and maintaining computer software. Their computer design for monitoring inmate movement was adopted by other prisons within the state.

Jefferson Memorial Hospital

RANSON, W.Va. - Rebecca Nucilli has been appointed director of human resources at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Nucilli is a graduate of the University of Charleston and is pursuing a master's degree in Human Resource Administration. She has more than 11 years of human resources experience.

Smith Elliott Kearns & Co.

Edward L. Buchanan IV, managing member of Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. LLC, recently attended the 2002 Polaris International North American Network's annual Firm Management Seminar in Atlanta, Ga.

This year, the Polaris International seminar agenda focused on identifying fraud during an audit and on the implications of the recently passed Sarbanes-Oxley legislation for the accounting industry.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Sharon Gunder and Diane Henicle with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA's Greencastle Office were recently recognized for sales performance.

Gunder, of Waynesboro, was recognized for reaching the $4 million mark in closed sales for 2002.

Henicle, of the Greencastle area, was recognized for reaching the $2 million mark in closed sales for 2002.

Jeff George, Deb Cassner and Gloria Waite of Jack Gaughen ERA in Chambersburg, Pa., have achieved Graduate Realtor Institute certification from the Realtor Institute.

The designation may only be earned after successfully completing an educational program that requires 92 hours of instruction.

James Rowan

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - James Rowan has opened a property damage appraisal office in Martinsburg.

Rowan has more than 20 years of appraisal experience.

ekm Inspirations

Norine Dagliano of ekm Inspirations in Hagerstown has been contracted by Lee Hecht Harrison, a global outplacement firm, to join a team of certified career management associates providing career transition services to former workers of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in the Philadelphia and Lancaster, Pa., regions.

Sagittarius Salon

Marsha Knicely, owner of Sagittarius Salon and Sanctuary Spa, recently attended the International Spa and Esthetics Show in Orlando, Fla.

Knicely attended an eyebrow design class with Anastasia of Beverly Hills.

Farmers & Merchants Bank and Trust

John Green has joined Farmers & Merchants Bank and Trust as commercial banking representative in Washington County.

Before coming to F&M Bank, Green worked for SunTrust Bank in Washington as a portfolio specialist and commercial management associate.

Blondy & Co. Hair and Nail Salon

Christine Smith, owner and operator of Blondy & Co. Hair and Nail Salon, and employees Kelly Wynkoop, Cindy Tracy, Shannan Olszewski and Toni Ruiz attended a training class in the salon Dec. 2.

The class was taught by Patti Christina, who is a Repechage specialist. The class covered skin care, body care, cosmetics and massage techniques.

Dan Ryan Builders

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - Todd Walker has joined Dan Ryan Builders as a salesman.

Walker previously sold new homes for a local Frederick builder for nearly 10 years.

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