Business People

April 01, 2007

MVB Bank

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Timothy R. Procita, of Martinsburg, has been named president and chief executive officer of MVB Bank - East Inc.

Procita, whose appointment was effective March 5, will head all operations for the bank in eastern West Virginia. He also initially will oversee the construction and opening of the bank's new eastern West Virginia headquarters at the MVB Office Complex on Foxcroft Avenue.

Since 2001, he served as a business services officer and corporate lender. He was awarded the prestigious Sterling Performer award four times.

He has a bachelor's degree in finance and banking from Appalachian State University and attended the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking in Washington, D.C. He also is a graduate of the BB&T Management Development Program and studied international business at Fudan University in China.


RE/MAX Achievers

Mark Pine has joined the Hagerstown office of RE/MAX Achievers.

He is licensed in Maryland and West Virgnia.

Also, the following agents were Top Agents of the Month in February:

· Top Agent with Commissions was Violet S. Schmid.

· Top Agent with New Sales was Steven L. Powell.

· Top Agent with New Listings was Lynn M. Lowry.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Judy Criddle Pellicano has joined Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA's Greencastle office as a member of the real estate team.

She is licensed to list and sell all types of real estate in Pennsylvania, and soon will participate in Jack Gaughen's five-week training program.

Pellicano, who lives in the Greencastle area, has degrees from Penn State University in physics and engineering. She previously worked for a transportation company in management.

Real Estate Teams

Real Estate Teams LLC and Real Estate Connections Group sales production leaders for the fourth quarter of 2006 were Marsha Kinzer, Top Lister; and Ron Bowers, Highest in Sales.

· January's Top Lister was John D. Thomson and Sharon Cooper was Highest in Sales.

· February's Top Lister was Yvonne Thomson; Ron Bowers was Highest in Sales.

Mr. Handyman

Rob Carpenter, owner of the local Mr. Handyman, was recently recognized at the national Mr. Handyman Convention in Orlando, Fla., as a multiple award winner.

He was awarded the 2006 President's Award, the Team Building Award, the Million Dollar Sales Club Award and the Top 10 National Sales Award.

The franchise, which provides home and commercial maintenance and repair, serves Frederick, Carroll, Howard, and Washington counties.

The Glocker Group Realty Results

Eddie Jefferson was the Top Real Estate Agent in Settled Volume and Settled Units for the month of February for The Glocker Group Realty Results.

· John Hamsher was the Top Real Estate Agent for Listed Volume for February.

Tastefully Simple

Tastefully Simple consultant Dana Ray received the gourmet food company's Top 10 Sales Achiever, Regional Meeting award at this year's regional meeting in Washington, D.C.

To win the award, Ray's direct-selling business outperformed those of other consultants who attended the meeting.

Market America

SMITHSBURG, Pa. - Brent Little, of Smithsburg, has advanced to coordinator as an independent distributor for Market America, a product brokerage and Internet marketing company.

Little became eligible for the coordinator level after developing two sales and distribution organizations in addition to selling an established amount of product, which produced a first commission check.

Previously qualified as a distributor, Little has been an independent distributor for Market America since September 2006.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Waynesboro office of Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA recognized sales professionals Jean Rosenberger and Darrell Morgan for their performances in February.

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

Real Estate Teams

Syd Machat, Real Estate Teams of Hagerstown, has been elected as an accredited land consultant (ALC) member of the Realtors Land Institute (RLI), with headquarters in Chicago.

There are about 425 accredited land consultants (ALCs) who have met the institute's rigorous set of requirements.

Prior to joining Real Estate Teams, Machat was in charge of the commercial property division for a regional firm. From 1969 to 1991 he owned and operated Machat Realty Inc., Town & Country Property, a boutique real estate brokerage firm in Boonsboro.

He also has earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) professional designation and holds an MBA in real estate and business management from American University in Washington, D.C.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokeage

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage recognized the following agents in the Hagerstown office for February:

· Preston Fouke was the Top Sales Associate by settled volume

· Cynthia Moler was the Top Sales Associate by Settled Units, the Top Listing Sales Associate by volume and by units and the Top Selling Sales Associate by volume and by units.

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