Business people

April 16, 2006

The First National Bank of Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Kim Shockey, manager of the Waynesboro office of The First National Bank of Greencastle, recently was promoted to the position of regional manager.

Shockey, of Waynesboro, Pa., will be responsible for the management of the Waynesboro and Quincy, Pa., offices in Pennsylvania, and the Eastern Boulevard and Maugans Avenue offices in Hagerstown.

She will supervise and motivate staff to meet branch sales and service goals. She also has been charged with assuring that the bank's mission to its customers and employees is met through daily interaction, training and effective leadership.


Shockey joined The First National Bank of Greencastle in November 1998 and has managed the full service office at 232 E. Main St. in Waynesboro.

Julie Barthalow was named customer service supervisor at The First National Bank of Greencastle.

Barthalow, of Mercersburg, Pa., is a graduate of James Buchanan High School. She has completed American Institute of Banking courses and customer service seminars.

She is a former employee of The First National Bank of Mercersburg, where she most recently held the position of office manager at the Fort Loudon, Pa., office.

She will be responsible for directly supervising teller and/or customer service representatives to ensure efficient and accurate service to customers. She will determine work procedures and expedite workflow as well as perform teller, customer service and branch manager duties when needed.

Hagerstown Housing Authority

Bruce Hurd has been named the Hagerstown Housing Authority's Employee of the Quarter.

This award is given four times a year to a team member who shows a high level of dedication to his profession, commitment to his responsibilities, and an exemplary record of service.

Hurd joined the housing authority in 2001 and serves as an inspector in the maintenance department. His responsibilities include managing the Clean Yard program, inspecting transfers and Section 8 inspections.

He served 20 years in the U.S. Army.

EXIT Realty Prosperity Group

FREDERICK, Md. - Heather Ponce recently joined EXIT Realty Prosperity Group.

A lifelong resident of Frederick County, Md., and a graduate of Hood College, Ponce is a Realtor with 15 years of mortgage experience. She also is a licensed, but inactive, real estate appraiser.

HMS Technologies

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The president of a Martinsburg firm has been selected for a Small Business Champion award.

Harry M. Siegel, president of HMS Technologies Inc., was selected to receive the Veteran Small Business Champion award.

Small Business Champion awards are given to individuals who promote small business, volunteer their time and services to small-business interest groups, advocate for the cause of small business through legislation or use their profesional expertise to assist small-business owners.

Brook Lane

Brook Lane recognized employees for years of service during its annual winter celebration and service awards program on Feb. 11 at Fountain Head Country Club.

Those recognized include:

40 years - Rachel Lindsay

25 years - Loreen Harne, Tim Beachy, Deborah Kelso and Emmet Burke

20 years - Ginger Gourley, Larry Bales

15 years - Donna Gahan, Elaine Snyder, Jeanette Williams and James Dale

10 years - Lois Sword and Norman Porter

5 years - Barbara Lucas, Cindy Dahl, Elaine Keener, April Schleigh, Jennifer Oberholzer, Rebecca Crockett, Nancy Leab, Cherie Kiner, Debra Sentz, Tracy Bader, Yvonne Bell, Katie Cox, Heather Eigenbrode, Rachel Furr, Crystal Kump, Kenyatte Mason, Chase Newton, Teresa Plank, Clara Bush, Tammara Randall, Rebecca Bordlemay and Susan Corley

In addition, Elaine Keener, patient accounts clerk, and Caryn Shearer, activities specialist, were named Employees of the Year.

Dr. Steven M. Parrett

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dr. Steven M. Parrett, of Chambersburg, was among 350 leading national and international clinicians and academicians who gathered for discussions on new research, technological developments and the expanding role of lasers in dental care.

They met during the Academy of Laser Dentistry's 13th annual conference and exhibition in Tucson, Ariz., March 15-18.

The educational conference presented a range of clinical and experimental applications of dental lasers.

Antrim Way Honda

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Six Antrim Way Honda service and parts employees won national recognition from American Honda.

Barry Moats and Craig Zimmerman were named Platinum Level Counter Persons in the Honda Service & Parts Professionals Program.

Tony Nally and Tom Houpt were named Platinum Level Service Advisers in the Honda Service & Parts Professionals Program.

Jack Bragunier was named a Platinum Level Technician in the Honda Service & Parts Professionals Program.

Kevin Gary was named a Gold Level Counter Person in the Honda Service & Parts Professionals Program.

Roxbury Correctional Institution

Gerri Zaccaria, fiscal accounts clerk lead, has been named Employee of the Month for April at Roxbury Correctional Institution.

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