Business people

February 12, 2006

Auctioneers Association of Maryland

MAUGANSVILLE - Clair L. Martin of Maugansville has been elected president of the Auctioneers Association of Maryland Inc.

Martin has served as president-elect, vice president, a member of the board of directors and has been a member of the AAM committees for more than 20 years.

He has been a professional auctioneer and appraiser since 1969.

Smith ElliottKearns & Co.

Kristi M. Glass, CPA, recently was promoted to the position of manager at Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. LLC, certified public accountants.

She graduated from Frostburg State University in 1995 with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and joined the firm in 1996 in the Hagerstown office.


Photography by Dale

Mary Pat Kelley recently observed 25 years with Photography by Dale Inc. in Hagerstown.

She studied photography at Montgomery College, and has studied under master photographers. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Professional Photographers Association.

Kelley, of Greencastle, Pa., is, as studio manager, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the studio and is a portrait and wedding photographer.

Menno Haven

Paula Townsley, resident nurse assessment coordinator at Penn Hall Nursing Center, has received the Presidential Award from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators (AANAC) for her entry of an essay explaining why she became an RNAC.

She will receive a fully paid scholarship for the RNAC accreditation course. Townsley has been with Menno Haven Penn Hall for three years.

Chambersburg Massage Therapy Clinic

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Brandy Smith, certified massage therapist, recently joined Chambersburg Massage Therapy Clinic.

Smith, of Greencastle, Pa., is a graduate of The Career Training Academy in Monroeville, Pa., where she also received an associate degree in specialized technology.

She has a 1,500-hour certification in massage therapy, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, acupressure, reflexology, sports massage, prenatal and infant massage. She has also received an additional certification in Healing Hot-Stone Therapy.

Smith is a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.

Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell

Bradley K. Sponaugle, an in-charge accountant on the audit team of Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell, has passed the CPA examination.

Sponaugle has been a member of the staff since 2003.

Geanina Ward joined the accounting services staff in November.

Ward, of Hagerstown, has an associate degree in business administration and credits toward a B.A. degree.

Hagerstown Paint& Glass

Hagerstown Paint & Glass Co./Overhead Door Co. of Hagerstown and Cumberland, Md., and HP&G Windows & Doors of Deep Creek, Md., recognized employees for their accomplishments in 2005.

Receiving tenure awards were: Steve Mullendore, service manager, 35 years; Tim Palkovitz, president, 15 years; Nancy Bivens, office manager, 10 years; Mark Rohrer, commercial door installer, 10 years; Chester Yoder, estimator/project manager, 10 years. Recognized for five years of service were Steve Crumbacker, estimator/project manager; Andrea Knode, service coordinator; Terry Mackert, commercial door installer; Steve Rice, warehouse fabricator; Shawna Shanholtz, administrative assistant; and Corey True, estimator/project manager.

Those receiving awards in special categories were:

Ron Shoop, Ron Smith, Mark Troutman and Corey True, achievement awards for outstanding performance.

Dave Tosten, top revenue producer.

Chester Yoder, "Closest to the Mark" job cost estimate vs. actual.

Steve Crumbacker, annual revenue increase.

Corey True, percentage of forecast.

Steve Rice, Bright Idea Award for top submission in suggestion program.

Sam Beaver, Jeff Cecil, Jake Cline, Luther Conrad, Chris Crump, Pete Garlitz, Ray Gaver, Mike Knode, Harold Kretzer, Terry Mackert, Charlie Monninger, Steve Rice, Mark Rohrer, Jerry Rohrer, Ron Shoop, Matt Shuman, Ray Smith, Mike Thayer, Mark Troutman, Greg Wagaman and Mark Wallech were recognized for safe work habits with the Safety Award.

Charlie Monninger received the Safety Incentive Award.


Jodie Arnold, a case manager II at the Maryland Correctional Training Center, has been named Employee of the Month for February.

Arnold is a team player who offers his services whenever extra help is needed in getting the mission accomplished, according to a prepared release.

He is active in facilitating "Thinking For Change" groups and supports the goals of the self-help programs for the inmates, the release says.

Arnold was a correctional officer from October 1983 to 1997 and then transferred to case management.

RE/MAX Associates

Karen Horejs has been awarded the GRI designation by the Realtors Institute of Maryland after completing 90 hours of specific education outlined by the National Association of Realtors.

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