Business People

August 05, 2007

The First National Bank of Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Frederic M. Frederick has been named vice chairman of the board of directors of Tower Bancorp Inc. and The First National Bank of Greencastle.

Frederick, who has been on the board since 2002, assumed the duties in April.

Frederick is president of Frederick, Seibert and Associates Inc., a civil engineering, surveying and landscape architecture business with offices in Greencastle and Hagerstown. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and an associate degree in surveying technology, both from Penn State University.

Center for Advanced Periodontics

Drs. Fred and Rebecca Bye of The Center for Advanced Periodontics and Implantology in Hagerstown recently attended the 2007 SimPlant Academy World Conference, held June 1-2 in Washington, D.C.


Several hundred periodontists, oral surgeons, restorative specialists, and general practitioners attended the conference, which featured worldwide experts and included corporate forums, clinical lectures, and software training workshops.

Drs. Fred and Rebecca Bye each earned 12 continuing education credits for their attendance. The focus of the event was to introduce SimPlant 11, which is an upgraded version of the interactive 3D implant planning system already being used in their office.

Maria J. Johns

Maria I. Johns has become the first woman to be elected to the Hagerstown Lions Club Board of Directors.

Johns is the director of financial development for the Washington County chapter of the American Red Cross. She joined the Lions Club in September 2006.

Partners in Pediatrics

Bruce E. Weneck, M.D., a board-certified physician with Partners in Pediatrics in Hagerstown, recently attended a University of Maryland continuing medical education course.

The following topics were discussed: sports medicine, high blood pressure and teen obesity management.

The Herald-Mail

Heather Keels has been hired as a police reporter at The Herald-Mail Co.

Keels, a recent journalism graduate of the University of Maryland, was a summer intern at the paper in 2005. A resident of Ellicott City, Md. Keels worked for the University of Maryland paper, The Diamondback, from 2003-2006, as a reporter and editor. She's worked as an intern for the Scranton (Pa.) Times-Tribune and the Construction Labor Report in Washington, D.C., and is completing a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund copy editing internship with the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.

·Jessica Zentmeyer is serving a collegiate internship in the Lifestyle department. Zentmeyer, a graduate of Boonsboro High School, is a senior at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

·In part-time moves, Travis Netz and Charles Welsh have been hired as inserters in the Packaging & Distribution Department, and Shalan Wilkins has been promoted to part-time packaging assistant.

Derrick Williams has been hired as a part-time videographer in Advertising.

Celebrating milestone anniversaries with the company in August are: Tom Carter, Packaging & Distribution, 15 years; Meg Partington, newsroom, 10 years; and Andy Mason, newsroom, five years.

Keller, Keller and Beck LLC

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Attorney David S. Keller of the Waynesboro and Chambersburg, Pa., law firm of Keller, Keller and Beck recently was recertified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a criminal trial advocate.

The NBTA, an agency accredited by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of trial advocacy and to helping clients choose experienced legal representatives.

Keller, of Waynesboro, originally was certified in 1992.

JLG Industries

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - The president of JLG Industries Inc. has been named to the board of directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

Craig E. Paylor will help to set the guidelines and policies for the North American-based international trade group for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the agricultural, construction, forestry, mining and utility fields, according to a news release.

Fidelity Bank

PNC Bank N.A., a member of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., has named Michael Baylor president of Fidelity Bank in Hagerstown.

Fidelity Bank is a division of Farmers & Mechanics Bank, an affiliate of the former Mercantile Bankshares Corp., which was acquired by PNC in March.

Baylor, 45, has more than 20 years of banking industry experience and has served as president of Sovereign Bank's Maryland market for the last five years.

Baylor previously served as executive vice president and chief lending officer for Belmont National Bank in St. Clairsville, Ohio, and was a regional executive in several Western Maryland markets for Keystone Financial Bank in Hagerstown.

Baylor earned his MBA from Frostburg State University and his bachelor of science in commercial banking and corporate finance from West Virginia University.

He also graduated with honors from the Stonier School of Banking.

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