Business people

April 23, 2006

Daniel S. Massey

Daniel S. Massey of Hagerstown graduated from the Dealer Candidate Academy of the National Automobile Dealers Association on March 13.

This training required six weeks of classroom study along with 45 weeks of in-dealership training. This education will enable Massey to operate a new-car or new-truck dealership.

Massey graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1994. After his military service, he returned in February 2005 to manage the family-owned Collision Center at 30 E. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown.

MillenniumFinancial Group

FREDERICK, Md. - Nancyra Xabuder Meyers has been appointed director of marketing for the Millennium Financial Group Inc.

She has a background in sales and marketing.

The month's top producer was Michele Payton.

Tri-State Printing

Sam and Julia Wright of Tri-State Printing, at 120 Bester St. in Hagerstown, were honored for their company's sales growth by CPrint (Certified Printers International) during semi-annual board meetings in Jacksonville, Fla.


CPrint awards printers who have demonstrated a significant sales growth over the past year.

One-Stop Job Center

Suzette Snyder has been appointed supervisor of the Washington County One-Stop Job Center.

She replaces William Kelly Jr., who recently retired.

Snyder has been with the office since 2001 and has extensive work experience in the private sector.

She is a graduate of University of Maryland and holds a master's degree from Hood College in management and administration.

The Washington County Job Center assists both job seekers and employers with their employment needs.

RE/MAX Achievers

Melinda Gossard has joined RE/MAX Achievers.

A veteran of the local real estate market, she is licensed in Pennsylvania and Maryland and holds three professional designations.

D.M. Bowman Inc.

WILLIAMSPORT - D. M. Bowman Inc., Williamsport Terminal Professional Drivers and Workers were recognized at the annual Safety Breakfast held on Saturday, March 25, in Frederick, Md.

Thirty-eight professional drivers were presented awards for safe driving, ranging from one year to 29 years. Notably, Ken Seville, 15 years; Phil Heflin, 16 years; Dave Grimsley, 21 years; Rich Downin, 22 years; and Kenneth Kelley, 29 years.

Professional driver Gary Sunday, who joined D.M. Bowman Inc. on April 16, 1992, was inducted into the company's Hall of Fame. Sunday was recognized for driving 1 million consecutive safe miles.

Three professional mechanics were recognized for working safely, Jamie Norris, one year; Roy Glover, 15 years; and James Willard, 18 years.

M&T Bank

Bradley D. Pingrey has been promoted to administrative vice president at M&T Bank.

Pingrey, of New Market, Md., joined M&T in 1985. His responsibilities include management of the bank's retail banking division in Washington and Frederick counties in Maryland.

He is a graduate of the University of San Francisco with a bachelor's degree in business administration.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA recently held its annual awards banquet, at which the Greencastle, Pa., and Waynesboro, Pa., offices and their sales professionals were given awards.

Scott Palmer, Greencastle, and Paul Gunder, Waynesboro, both earned titles as Top 10 Realtors out of more than 500 in the company. They also were named Sales Associate of the Year in their respective offices.

Peggy Hays, Greencastle, entered the President's Circle Elite by settling 55 plus units. Sharon Gunder, Greencastle, and Julianne Lesniak and Jean Rosenberger, both of Waynesboro, were in the President's Circle Premier by settling 45 plus units.

In the Presidents Circle Platinum, with 30 plus units, were Betty Crumrine, Toby Fries and Karen Starr, all from Greencastle. In the President's Circle Gold, with 25 plus units, was Robin Wakefield, Greencastle. In President's Circle Silver, with 20 plus units, were Bob Snurr, Waynesboro, and Curt Trumpower, Greencastle. In the President's Circle Bronze, with 15 plus units, were Johnny Greathead and Diane Henicle, Greencastle, and Matt Gunder and Dawn Kriner, Waynesboro.

Toby Fries, Greencastle, and Matt Gunder, Waynesboro, were both named Rising Stars, a designation earned by newly licensed sales associates with high production in their first year. Chuck Kipe, Greencastle, was named Outstanding New Sales Associate of the Year.

The Greencastle office won Greatest Listing Percentage Volume Increase. The Waynesboro office won High Capture Rate ERA Home Protection Plans Sold.


Richard (Duke) Scott, a correctional officer captain on the 8-4 shift, was named Supervisor of the Quarter at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown

Along with his regular shift responsibilities, Scott took the lead in placing population inmates into state-issued uniforms. Scott built a team of combined staff from all department levels to accomplish this endeavor, which was completed in 8 1/2 days

Julie Dunbar, office secretary III, central kitchen, was recognized as MCI-H's Employee of the Month for her awareness of an unauthorized personal vehicle in the central kitchen parking lot.

Her observation might have prevented the introduction of contraband into the regional institutions, a prepared release says.


The Mason-Dixon Council of Boy Scouts of America announced that Scott Paddack was promoted to the position of senior district executive in charge of traditional Scouting in Washington County.

His responsibilities at the local council office consist of managing the daily operations of Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting and Venturing in Washington County.

He attended the Center for Professional Development in Westlake, Texas, the training center for the National Boy Scouts of America, from April 3-7. At the center, he participated in professional development Level 3 training.

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