Business people

August 08, 2005

The Herald-Mail Co.

Erin Cunningham has joined The Herald-Mail Co. as a police reporter. A graduate of Elon (N.C.) University, she worked most recently for the Frederick (Md.) News-Post, covering fire and rescue, police and transportation stories, among other things.

Also in the newsroom, Chad Trovinger has joined the staff as a graphic artist. Trovinger has been with the company as a graphic artist in display advertising since 1999. Trovinger has won multiple Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association advertising contest awards, including a pair of Best in Shows.

Elsewhere, Gail Petry has joined the classified staff as an inside sales representative. A 29-year veteran of the Advertising Department, she most recently served as the company's Majors & Nationals account representative,

In the Circulation Department, Nathan Sebastian has been hired as a home delivery zone manager for The Daily Mail. He has worked for The Abundant Garden, Flohr Pools, Bulldog Federal Credit Union and Office Suppliers Inc.


On the part-time front, Nikolas Campbell and Necole Freeman have joined the Packaging & Distribution Department as inserters; Tonya Netz has joined the Human Resources Department as a front-desk staff member; Kelly Moreno has been hired in the newsroom as an editorial assistant; and Ben Ford has joined the IT Department in a weekend Web update position. In addition, the company has hired Bernie Barnhart as a temporary, overnight staff member in its Maintenance Department.

Marking milestone anniversaries with the company in August are: Dave Rhodes, newsroom, 20 years; Janet Canfield, advertising, and Susan Snyder, administration, 10 years; and Kathy Gelwicks, advertising, five years.

Martin's Potato Chips

THOMASVILLE, Pa. - Glenn Zearfoss has been named vice president of operations for Martin's Potato Chips.

Zearfoss is a native of central Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College. He worked for Hershey Pasta Groups in numerous capacities.

Martin's Potato Chips has been manufacturing potato chips in York County, Pa., since 1941. With headquarters in Thomasville, Martin's has warehouses and employees in Hagerstown and in Allentown, Lancaster, Reading and Williamsport in Pennsylvania.

Penn State Mont Alto

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto occupational therapy instructor Angela Hissong earned a doctorate degree in adult education with an emphasis on women's health and well-being.

Hissong, of Greencastle, Pa., also holds a baccalauareate degree in occupational therapy from the Medical College of Virginia and a baccalaureate degree in biology focusing on health sciences and a master's degree in special education from Shippensburg University.

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

MILWAUKEE - Hagerstown-based financial representative Ed H. Lough of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network received the Diamond Award for outstanding sales achievement for the year ending May 31 during the 125th annual meeting of the Association of Network Representatives.

Lough is a representative with the Scott D. Butler district network office, Ellicott City, Md., part of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - Maryland network office, Baltimore.

He joins an exclusive group of financial representatives from across the country who have met or exceeded the required sales incentives over the previous 12 months.

The Humane Society of Washington Co.

The Humane Society of Washington County announces the addition of new employees.

  • Katie Bruner, Sharon Gray and Cathy Jacques joined the staff as customer service representatives.

  • Hilda "Missy" Malee, Rebekah Pastros and Julie Taylor have joined the team of animal care technicians.

  • In addition, Anna Verdel is celebrating four years of service in Lost and Found.

J.P. Trucking Inc.

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Employees were presented with awards at J.P. Trucking Inc.'s quarterly safety meeting Jan. 17.

  • Ken Johnson was honored for three years of service and safety.

  • Greg Worthing was honored for two years of safety and service.

  • Jim Tregoning was honored for one year of safety and service.

  • Ray Slick was honored for one year of safe driving.

Long & Foster

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Butch Cazin Team, with a volume of $3.4 million, has been named the top producer and seller for June at Long & Foster in Berkeley County, W.Va.

  • The Butch Cazin Team, Brenda Morrison, Rita Amenta, Carol Harold and Natalie Hoffman were the top listers.

  • The Butch Cazin Team, The Carol Harold Team, Julie Arrowood, Natalie Hoffman and Dottie Haderer were the top five sales associated with the greatest production in June.

Long & Foster

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Rodney Rice of Shippensburg, Pa., was the top producer with a sales volume of more than $1.3 million, for Long & Foster in Chambersburg.

  • Jayme Webster of Mercersburg, Pa., was the top lister.

  • Sally Sussman of Waynesboro, Pa., was the top seller.

  • The team of Donna Clopper and Steve Hurden of Chambersburg were the agents with the most new listings.

Weiss Bros. Paper

Weiss Bros. Paper of Hagerstown sales consultants Brenden Slifer and Scott Withrow have passed the industrial packaging certification program, each earning the designation of certified packaging specialist.

The program is an all-inclusive packaging product assessment that requires scores of 80 percent or higher in seven categories to achieve the designation.

Nationwide Insurance

Angela Kirkpatrick of Nationwide Insurance's Karlen Agency has passed the State of Maryland life & health insurance licensing exam.

That enables Kirkpatrick to sell and service life and health insurance policies.

Kirkpatrick, who has been with the agency for more than five years, is the customer services manager.

- Also, Jean Hornbaker has passed the State of Maryland property & casualty licensing exam.

Hornbaker, who has more than 10 years of insurance experience, has been with the agency for six months as a customer services representative.

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