Business People

November 05, 2006

The Herald-Mail Co.

Skip Hutzell is marking his 40th anniversary with The Herald-Mail Co.

Hutzell began his career in the Composing Room in 1966 and later transferred to the Pagination Department. He currently serves as Pagination administrator.

In the Advertising Department, Larry Schlotterbeck is celebrating a 35-year anniversary. Schlotterbeck began working in the Composing Room. He has served in various roles within the Advertising Department for the past 20 years.

Also marking milestone anniversaries in November are: Julie Funk, Human Resources, 25 years; Kristi Blair, Advertising, 10 years; and Joel Huffer, Newsroom, five years.


John Rinaldo has been hired as single-copy manager in the Circulation Department.

He will be responsible for the company's single-copy newspaper sales operations.

A graduate of Shippensburg University with a degree in political science and history, Rinaldo has served as circulation director of Journal Publications Inc., in Harrisburg, Pa., and at the Carlisle (Pa.) Sentinel.

He's also worked as the sales and promotions manager for the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa., and in the circulation departments of the Chambersburg Public Opinion and Frederick News-Post.

Also in Circulation, Tyler Pittman has been hired as a state zone manager. A graduate of James Buchanan High School, he's worked for Brechbill & Helman Construction in Chambersburg, and at Food Lion and Staples distribution centers.

In the pressroom, Mike Bowman has joined the staff as a press operator. Bowman, who's been with the company since October 2004, began as a part-time machinist assistant in the Packaging & Distribution Department, and later moved into a full-time role in that department.

On the part-time front, Patricia Peart and Donna Ridenour have joined the Packaging & Distribution Department as inserters.

Joy El Ministries

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Nancy Derrick, of Waynesboro, Pa., in August joined the staff of Joy El Ministries, Greencastle, as a regional coordinator for the Released Time Bible Program.

She previously served with Joy El in a volunteer capacity as a released time area coordinator and served for two years as a member of the board of directors.

She has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

Ginger Weaver, of Mont Alto, Pa., recently accepted a dual role at Joy El Ministries as both development coordinator and guest ministries coordinator.

She assumed her new duties in October.

As development coordinator, she is involved in fundraising activities and building relationships with Joy El's constituents. As guest ministries coordinator, she works with guest groups on the details of their retreats and activities held at Camp Joy El.

She has two bachelor of science degrees, one in public policy and one in criminal justice, from Penn State University.

Sagittarius Salon and Spa

Marsha Knicley-Masood, owner of Sagittarius Salon and Spa, was inducted into the Intercoiffure Mondial Organization on Oct. 8 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

Hair stylist Oscar Bond, of the Oscar Bond Salon in New York, was her sponsor and performed the inductee ceremony.

Knicley-Masood presented her model, daughter Jordon Knicley, in front of 15,000 members of Intercoiffure including Horst, Yosh, Martin Parsons and other hairstylists from around the world.


Sgt. Jerry Whitmore was named Employee of the Month at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagers-town.

He was recognized for the outstanding job he did during the retrieval of a weapon from an inmate, according to a prepared release. His actions prevented possible injury to himself, fellow staff and surrounding inmates, the release says.

Whitmore also was recognized for his selection as a Special Response Team member.

He has been with the Division of Correction for 10 years.

Lt. Bryan Smith was named Supervisor of the Quarter at MCI-H.

He was selected for his dedication to the Division of Correction, according to the release.

Smith was instrumental in coordinating and supervising the Contraband Interdiction Team and has assisted in locating contraband not only in MCI-H, but at other institutions.

Smith has been with the Division of Correction for 13 years.

Nitterhouse Concrete Products

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Robert J. "Bob" Rudge recently was hired by Nitterhouse Concrete Products Inc. of Chambersburg, to provide additional precast concrete sales coverage in the Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania areas.

Rudge, of Chambersburg, has experience in real estate and sales management.

In his new position, his main responsibilities will include providing efficient, professional services to new and existing clients within the Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania areas.

That will include personal consultation with developers, designers, and other construction professionals in the design of precast/prestressed concrete structures, and providing guidance and construction recommendations when using precast/prestressed concrete products.

Dr. Allan Seidman

Dr. Allan Seidman in May successfully completed the written examination phase in the process of becoming accredited in the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry is the world's largest international dental organization dedicated to advancing excellence in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

Seidman's practice is at 18638 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown.

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