Business people

February 18, 2008

Smith Elliott Kearns & Co.

Smith Elliott Kearns & Co., LLC, announced the following:

· Melissa A. Hahn, certified public accountant, recently was promoted to manager.

Hahn graduated cum laude from Shepherd University and joined the firm in 1996 in the Hagerstown office. She concentrates on providing accounting, consulting and tax services for closely held businesses. Hahn also provides QuickBooks accounting software training and support for a variety of business entities.

· William F. Fritts II, certified public accountant and certified valuation analyst, was appointed to the position of member-in-charge of the firm's Hagerstown office, effective Jan. 1. Fritts succeeds Jerry B. Bullington, certified public accountant, who has held the leadership position for the last 24 years. Bullington will continue with the firm, working with physicians and closely held businesses on their tax and accounting services needs. Fritts has been with SEK&Co since 1997, and a Member of the Firm since January 2001. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Shepherd University and a master's degree in business administration from Mount Saint Mary's College.


Brook Lane Health Services

For December, Brook Lane acknowledged the clinical and support staffs with employee of the month awards. The clinical staff member recognized was Ted Smith, discharge coordinator, inpatient hospital. The support staff member recognized was Teresa Fields, medical secretary/transcriptionist, health information services.

Long & Foster Real Estate

The Hagerstown Long & Foster office listed top agents for December. Rick Baker was the top listing agent. Barbara Joy-Myers was the top selling agent.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Sales professionals Bob Snurr and Kim Mills were recognized by the Waynesboro office of Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA for their performances in December. Snurr has been a licensed Realtor for more than 20 years. Mills has earned multiple designations.

Roxbury Correctional Institution

Harry Rinehart, correctional officer II, was named Roxbury Correctional Institution's Employee of the Month for January. He was instrumental in apprehending several inmates who fled the scene of a fight and helped eliminate the potential for a more serious incident to occur.

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