Business People

November 12, 2006

Linton Shafer Warfield & Garrett

FREDERICK, Md. - Melanie E. Hawkins, CPA, has joined the accounting firm of Linton Shafer Warfield & Garrett, P.A., as a supervisor in the Frederick audit department.

A 1999 graduate of Shepherd University with a major in accounting and a minor in economics, Hawkins has eight years of public accounting experience.

She specializes in audits, reviews, compilations and financial reporting for nonprofit organizations, governmental entities and closely held businesses.

First National Bank of Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The First National Bank of Greencastle recently named Angela Hager assistant branch manager of its Hancock office.

Formerly a loan officer at the bank's McConnellsburg, Pa., office, Hager has worked in banking for more than 15 years. She has completed several Pennsylvania Bankers Association courses on lending, individual retirement accounts and appraisals.


Hager, of Warfordsburg, Pa., will oversee the branch's teller line and customer service, open all types of accounts and take and close loan requests.

Coldwell Banker

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage recognized Linda Wigfield as the Top Sales Associates by Settled Units in September.

Cynthia Moler was recognized as the Top Listing Sales Associate by Volume and as the top Listing Sales Associate by Units.

Moler also was the Top Selling Sales Associate by Volume and the Top Selling Sales Associate by Units.

Also, James King has joined Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as a sales associate with the Hagerstown office.

King joins The Home Teame as an agent licensed in Maryland.

Brook Lane Health Services

Kay E. Hoffman, CFRE, has been recertified as a certified fundraising executive.

Hoffman, who lives near Williamsport, is director of fund development at Brook Lane Health Services. She is past president of the Western Maryland Chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals.

The recertification process requires an ongoing practice and achievement as a professional fundraiser, continued professional education and service to the profession and to other not-for-profit organizations.

Easter Seals

Eugene J. Manning, of Hagerstown, was elected to the national board of directors of Easter Seals Inc. at its annual business meeting and convention.

A volunteer since 1989, Manning has served on several local Easter Seals boards, including the Adult Day Services advisory committee in Hagerstown and the corporate affiliate board in Washington, D.C.

He held volunteer leadership positions with the national organization, including a two-year term as chairman of Easter Seals national house of delegates.

Easter Seals is the leading nonprofit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities and other special needs.

Dr. Jeffrey C. Landon

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dr. Jeffrey C. Landon of Chambersburg recently was elevated to fellowship status within The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

He was awarded the status at the ninth annual IPS symposium in Montreal, Canada, on Aug. 19.

The awarding of fellowship status is one of the highest honors a professional society such as the ICOI can bestow on a dental provessional involved in oral implantology, according to a prepared release.

Two members of Landon's clinical staff were recognized for completing the ICOI Dental Assisting Implant Certification Program. They are Patt Weidner and Michelle Harris.


Julia Ann Shank has been named the Roxbury Correctional Institution's Supervisor of the Quarter from October through December.

She was given the award for her job performance as office supervisor of the case management department.

In addition to her regular supervisory duties, Shank is the department's accountability officer and representative to the Department of Correction OBSCIS work group.

She has developed a precedures manual for the case management clerical staff and assisted in compiling an inventory of all personal computers in short turn-around time as requested, according to a prepared release.

Shepherd University

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Scott Beard, associate professor of music and coordinator of keyboard studies at Shepherd University, has been named Music Teacher of the Year by the West Virginia Music Teachers Association.

Nominees were chosen for their commitment to innovative teaching and creative musicship, according to a release.

Beard is a nationally certified teacher of music.

His students at the high school and college levels have won top prizes at the state, regaional and national levels.

Some have been selected to participate in international competitions.

AtHome America

Cindy Crummitt of Hagerstown recently started an AtHome America business.

Crummitt is a HomeStyle specialist for the direct seller of home-decorating accents.

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