Business people

June 01, 2008

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

For April, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage recognized Cynthia Moler as the top listing sales associate by volume and as the top listing sales associates by units. Moler also was the top selling sales associate by volume. Jeanne Pino was recognized as the top selling sales associates by units.

Also, Moler was the top sales associate by settled volume, and Tabitha Gargano of Realty Associates was the top sales associate by settled units.

Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

The Western Maryland Region Correctional Facilities congratulated Capt. Nicholas Hill for his designation of 2007 employee of the year for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Professional Development and Training Division. Hill has been employed by the Maryland Department of Public Safety for 11 years and is assigned as the western regional training coordinator for Hagerstown and Cumberland regions. He receives this designation for his effort in training development and organization of all western regional correctional employee training.



Roxbury Correctional Institution is proud to announce the following staff promotions:

Daniel C. Cunningham has been promoted from lieutenant to captain effective March 6. He has 17 years of service within the Division.

Carliss E. Eby has been promoted from sergeant to lieutenant effective March 12. Eby has 10 years of service within the Division.

Gary Winters has been promoted from sergeant to lieutenant effective April 2. Winters has 25 years of service within the Division.

Cornerstone Wealth Management Group

Cornerstone Wealth Management Group in Hagerstown welcomed Jack Castle as its new chief operating officer (COO).

Castle joins the firm after briefly serving as a vice president and senior relationship manager for Wachovia Bank in Frederick, Md. He has also served as president and CEO of Hagerstown Trust Company. Castle obtained the bulk of his investment management experience during his 11 years at Legg Mason. As a longtime Maryland resident, Castle has served on the board of directors for various civic organizations.

Brook Lane

Emily Sheaffer was recognized as Brook Lane's clinical staff employee of the month for April. Employed at Brook Lane since 2007, she serves as a behavioral specialist in Laurel Hall School.

Washington County Public Schools

The most recent retirees from the Washington County Public Schools were honored in mid-May at a retirement dinner at Four Points Sheraton on Dual Highway. Seventy-two employees received recognition for their cumulative 1,730 years of service to the school system. Included in the group was Bob Lochbaum, counselor at North Hagerstown High School, who is retiring after working more than 50 years in the school system.

Also recognized were the following people with 40 or more years of service: Larry Wadel; James Hoopengardner; and Ruth Shillingburg.

The following people with 30 or more years of service were recognized: Carolyn Reel; Donna Miller; Sharon Ingram; Richard Stouffer; Gregory Mentzer; Edward McLaughlin; Georgia Hose; Kathryn Wolff; Linda Heinrich; Donna Schmidt; Marjorie Gossard; Jimmy Brennan; Sharrey Mitchell; Susan Higgins; Betty Stover; Nina Garrett; Elizabeth Dundus; Darlene Teach; Donald Huffman; Delores Funk; Diane O'Connor; and Paula Mabey.

The following people with 20 or more years of service were recognized: Dray Wasilius; Ruthann Koeneke; Samuel Shoemaker; Darlene Stotler; Christi Weaver; Samuel Lucas; Sandra Mercer; Jeanette Ray; Shirley Shoemaker; Nancy Detrow; Anita Lemonakis; John Lefebure; Linda Rojahn; Robert Brown; Jean Strite; Deborah Weihl; Karen Ingram; Medea Paul; Patricia Hoover; Karen Atherton; Char Robertson; Judy Carroll; and Lola Smith.

Hagerstown-Washington County CVB

Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau's President and CEO Tom Riford received a Certificate of Appreciation from John R. Griffin, the secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources.

According to Griffin, the award was given because of Riford's efforts in working closely with Maryland's parks, and his efforts in promoting tourism in Western Maryland.

Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corp.

Two new loan officers have joined Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corp. in Hagerstown.

Charmaine Canan is a graduate of Kingsfield University and has more than 25 years of real estate and financing experience. She has numerous financial and real estate certifications.

Carol Smith is a Frostburg State University graduate and has been in case management services with state and county agencies for more than 22 years.

Both specialize in VA and FHA residential mortgages and also in reverse mortgages for homeowners who are more than 62 years old.

Orrstown Financial Services

The board of directors of Orrstown Financial Services Inc. announced that Kenneth R. Shoemaker will retire as president and chief executive officer of the company and Orrstown Bank following the 2009 annual meeting of shareholders. After retiring as president and CEO, Shoemaker will continue to serve as a director of Orrstown Financial Services Inc. and be employed as president emeritus of the bank for a three-year term. He also will assume the position of president of the Orrstown Bank Foundation.

Shoemaker, 61, has been president and CEO of Orrstown Bank since June 1987 and of Orrstown Financial Services Inc. since its formation in 1988.

The Herald-Mail Articles