Business People

March 11, 2007

The Herald-Mail Co.

David Hancock and Scott Lytton have joined The Herald-Mail Circulation Department as state zone managers.

Hancock previously was with the company as a part-time assistant zone manager. He spent 22 years as a lab technician with Rust-Oleum Corp. in Williamsport.

Lytton served 10 years as an independent contractor, handling extensive Herald-Mail distribution routes. He also worked for Citibank.

Erin Julius has been named a police/court reporter in the newsroom. Julius joined the staff in June 2006 as a young-reader advocate reporter. A journalism graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., she previously worked for the Staunton, Va., News Leader, covering news and sports.

In part-time newsroom moves, Dustin Lawyer has joined the staff as a videographer, and Kyle Raios and Trung Vu have been hired as stringers in the Sports Department.


In the Advertising Department, Ruth Collins has been hired as an outside sales representative. A graduate of North Central Bible College in Minneapolis, she has a print and radio sales background, working in and around the Portage, Wis. area.

In Packaging & Distribution, Matthew Dobbs has been hired as a part-time inserter.

Bob Fleenor will mark 30 years with the company in March. A copy editor for The Daily Mail, Fleenor has served as a sports writer and Morning Herald sports editor.

Joy El Ministries

Gary Hornbaker recently observed 15 years with Joy El Ministries.

Hornbaker, a native of Shippensburg, Pa., began with Joy El Ministries, then called CBM Ministries, in 1991, in a released- time Bible program working with junior high students. He also served as youth ministries director, released time department co-leader, and released time staff coordinator.

He currently serves as the director of released time ministries.

Barbara Saufley recently observed her fifth-year anniversary with the organization.

A native of Shippensburg, Saufley serves as the executive assistant to the executive director.

She first worked on the expansion of the released time Bible program and moved into her current position three years ago.

Centra Bank

Roxanne Imes and Anissa Wade have joined the management team of Centra Bank.

Imes, who will serve as vice president, senior credit analyst, has more than 20 years of banking experience in the Hagerstown community.

She is a graduate of Shippensburg University and holds an MBA from Mount St. Mary's University.

Wade has 17 years of banking experience, most recently as a vice president, regional manager, overseeing five branches in Washington County.

She joins Centra Bank as vice president, regional manager and will lead the bank in the oversight of the branch network.

She is a 2005 graduate of the Maryland Bankers Association Banking School.

RE/MAX International

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Realtor Matt Ridgeway and his associates were honored by RE/MAX International as the No. 1 Realtor team in West Virginia.

They were honored during the RE/MAX Central Atlantic Regional Awards Banquet Feb. 8 at the Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner.

Ridgeway and his associates also received the Diamond Club Award for exemplary earnings resulting from sales in excess of $50 million in 2006.

Ridgeway is the founder and managing partner of RE/MAX Real Estate Group, with offices in Martinsburg, Charles Town, and Inwood in West Virginia.

Weiss Brothers

Weiss Brothers of Hagerstown announced company award recipients for 2006:

Scott Withrow was named Sales Rep of the Year.

Mary Ellen Snyder was named Employee of the Year for the front office.

Art Cato was named Employee of the Year for the Warehouse.

The company also announced Supplier Award winners:

Lauren Pilgermayer of Kimberly Clark was chosen Supplier Rep of the Year.

GoJo, represented by Tom Kelly, was named Best Product Line of the Year.

Julie Parlaman

FREDERICK, Md. - Julie Parlaman, of Frederick, has joined the Association of Bridal Consultants, based in New Milford, Conn.

Parlaman operates with Thorpe Wood, which specializes in wedding ceremonies with reception venues in mountain settings.

Jack Gaughen Realtor

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA's Waynesboro office has recognized sales professionals Paul Gunder and Brad Ashburn for excellent performance in the month of January.

The decision was based on the number of new listings, sales and referrals, attendance at real estate meetings and workshops and customer satisfaction reports.

Lia sophia

FREDERICK, Md. - Lia sophia gave top honors for its Excellent Beginners Program Achievers to Barbara Short of Frederick and Dawn Domalik of Middletown, Md.


Candice Wagaman, of Hagerstown, attended Weekenders USA's national conference, previewing the national rollout of the company's spring fashions.


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Quad/Graphics recently announced the following appointments at its Martinsburg facility.

· Holly Gordon of Stephens City, Va., was named customer service manager.

· Darrel Graham of Martinsburg, was named finishing manager.

· Matt Heironimus of Inwood, W.Va., was named gravure press manager.

· Roosevelt Joseph of Martinsburg, was named electrical manager.

· Tony Lewis of Martinsburg, was named environmental manager.

· Roge Nelson of Falling Waters, W.Va., was named finishing manager.

· Carl Slonaker of Hedgesville, W.Va., was named gravure press manager.

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