Business People

November 20, 2006

Bowers Insurance

Lisa Boles, of Bowers Insurance Co., recently earned her certified insurance service representative (CISR) certification.

CISR is the designation for front-line insurance professionals who have shown an understanding of insurance coverages and an ability to analyze risks and exposures.

Boles, of Waynesboro, Pa., was hired by Bowers Insurance as a receptionist in March 2004.

She will be responsible for processing client insurance renewals and will perform pre-renewal verifications.

Frederick, Seibert and Associates

Rob Holmes, L.S., has joined Frederick, Seibert and Associates Inc., a full-service civil engineering, surveying and landscape architecture firm.

Holmes is a 1983 graduate of Penn State University and has more than 25 years of experience in the Tri-State area in the engineering and surveying profession.


He has been a licensed surveyor in Pennsylvania and Maryland since 1987.

Furniture Market

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Emerson Powers has joined the retail sales associates staff at Furniture Market.

He has experience in residential sales and spent five years in retail furniture sales in Maryland.

He has taken for-credit courses in sales and computer at Frederick Community College and Hagerstown Community College.

Schier's Furniture

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Shawn Baker has joined the sales staff of Schier's Furniture in Chambersburg.

Baker, originally from Shippensburg, now lives in Chambersburg. He graduated from Shippensburg High School.

Baker's prior experience was in the commercial sales field.

Hagerstown Trust

John Menard, vice president and manager residential lending of Fulton Mortgage Company, a division of Hagerstown Trust, has been promoted to senior vice president and manager residential lending.

He has been in the financial services field for 29 years.

He has a B.A. degree from the University of Maryland and has been with Hagerstown Trust, Fulton Mortgage Company division for seven years.


Nova Andrews, correctional laundry officer supervisor, has been named Employee of the Month at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown.

He was selected for the award because of the outstanding job he has done throughout the year, according to a prepared release.

Andrews stepped up to the emergency request of Washington County Hospital and offered them assistance, according to the release.

Greencastle-Antrim High School

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Martina Fegan, an English teacher at Greencastle-Antrim High School and an adjunct professor at Hagerstown Community College, presented a workshop at the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts annual conference.

The workshop "Ranting and Writing for Social Action," focused on how to use persuasive writing to give students a venue in which then can rant and write about the social or political issues that concern them.

Maryland Motor Truck Association

FREDERICK, Md. - Howard Levine of Ramar Moving Systems in Frederick was appointed chairman of the Maryland Motor Truck Association's Maryland Movers Council on Oct. 18.

The Maryland Movers Council is a specialized segment of the Maryland Motor Truck Association that represents the moving and storage industry.

Ramar Moving Systems is a family-owned and operated business founded by Levine and his wife Ibby in 1987. The company is an agent for Allied Van Lines.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Peggy Hays and Johnny Greathead were recognized as Agents of the Month for September by the Greencastle office of Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA.

Hays was recognized for the three years and over business category. Greathead was recognized in the three years and under business category.

The award is given based on the number of listings taken, sales made, attendance at Realtor functions and continuing education classes completed.


David Jones, correctional officer II, was named Roxbury Correctional Institution's Employee of the Month for November.

Jones received the award for his outstanding job performance while working Tower No. 4 during Courtyard. He provided a description of an inmate who was passing an object to another inmate. A subsequent search turned up a sharpened weapon, according to a prepared release.


Marie Luper, correctional dietary officer II, was named Employee of the Month for November at the Maryland Correctional Training Center.

Luper works when scheduled, reports to work with a positive attitude and provides crucial supervision to inmates during sanitation and during meals, according to a prepared release. She readily supports her co-workers when critical areas need to be filled.

She has worked at MCTC since July 2003.

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