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January 07, 2007

Property Management People

FREDERICK, Md. - Crystal G. Garcia of Williamsport, community manager for the Frederick office of Property Management People Inc. (PMP), attained the certified manager of community associations (CMCA) credential from the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM).

Garcia joins more than 3,100 CMCA's nationwide who have mastered the fundamental knowledge necessary to manage condominium, cooperative and homeowners associations.

Garcia has been with PMP for more than two years.

To obtain the CMCA credential, a manager must successfully complete a 16-hour classroom course, the Essentials of Community Association Management, and pass the National Certification Examination.


Long and Foster

Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. recently congratulated Dean L. Martin for reaching more than $2 million in settled sales year to date.

Martin has been selected to be a Silver Team member. He is licensed in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

The Herald-Mail

Kelly Mellott has joined The Herald-Mail Co. as a sales associate in the Advertising Department.

Mellott previously worked as a senior accountant for American Computer Development Inc. and as a senior financial analyst for the MassMutual Financial Group, among others.

Also in Advertising, Jessica Marshall has been rehired as a part-time graphic artist. A graduate of South Hagerstown High School and Hagerstown Business College, with an associate degree in graphic design, Marshall also has worked for the Frederick Gazette.

In Circulation, Kelly Bryner has been hired as a state zone manager.

A graduate of East Juniata (Pa.) High School, Bryner served five years in the U.S. Air Force. He's worked in retail management for CVS, Lowe's and Rite Aid.

Also in Circulation, David Hancock has joined the staff as a part-time assistant zone manager.

A graduate of South Hagerstown High School, Hancock spent 22 years with the Rust-Oleum Corp. in Williamsport.

In the newsroom, Dan Dearth has been hired as city reporter, and will begin his duties on Jan. 8.

A graduate of Ohio University with an English degree and Ohio State University, where he majored in journalism, Dearth has served as a reporter for the Port Clinton (Ohio) News Herald and the Sandusky (Ohio) Register.

He was named 2005's Best News Writer by The Associated Press Society of Ohio.

Also in the newsroom, Josh Hughes has joined the staff as a part-time editorial assistant. A graduate of Salisbury University with a degree in English, he most recently worked as a substitute teacher for the Washington County Board of Education.

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