Business people

October 26, 2008

The Herald-Mail Co.

Arthur King has been promoted to a state zone manager in the circulation department of The Herald-Mail. King joined the company as a part-time circulation assistant at its Hagerstown distribution center in April.

In the digital department, Jessica Marshall has been named to a part-time graphic artist position. Marshall has been with the company since December 2006 as a part-time graphic artist in advertising.

In other moves, Rob Arrington has been promoted to an outside sales position in the major categories division of the advertising department. Arrington, who has been with the company since 2003, previously worked as an inside sales representative in both the classified department and the majors division. Jackie Caldwell has assumed Arrington's inside sales position in the majors division. Caldwell has been with The Herald-Mail for 18 years, working almost all of that time as a classified inside sales representative.

Celebrating milestone anniversaries with the company in November are: Royce Robinson, circulation, 40 years; Kim Bain, advertising, 20 years; and Jackie Dieterich, advertising, 10 years.


Hagerstown-Washington County CVB

Betsy De Vore, director of sales for the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), attended the Ontario Motor Coach Association Conference and Marketplace this month.

The conference is considered to be Canada's top event for North American packaged group travel. At the conference, De Vore held appointments with Canadian tour operators and distributed the CVB's Destination Planning Guide, museum information and brochures involving lodging, dining, shopping and parks.

With five national parks, eight state parks and more than 30 museums, Washington County offers many opportunites for motor coach group travel organizations.

LIFE Lutheran Services Inc.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Dr. Michael Patti has joined LIFE Lutheran Services Inc., a ministry of Lutheran Social Services, as medical director.

Patti is responsible for clinical oversight of a program that makes it possible for eligible individuals to remain independent and live safely in the community through coordinated delivery of health and social services.

Patti graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor's degree in biology and received his doctoral degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. After retiring in 2005 from the Navy, he moved to Chambersburg, as a family physician at Keystone Health Center.

He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians and Pennsylvania Medical Society.

LIFE Lutheran Services is a new program of Lutheran Social Services, serving residents of Franklin County primarily at the LIFE Center on Fifth Avenue in Chambersburg. LIFE began enrolling participants Oct. 1.

Menno Haven

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The following Menno Haven Retirement Communities employees are celebrating milestone anniversaries this month: Jayne Reed, David Gamble, Renate Neal, Daphney Upperman, Christiane Graham, Tina Boock, Lisa Wildeson, Rita Jamison, Dolly Eshelman, Robert Keener, Jennifer Spangler, Michele Blizzard, Karen Dehart and Cynthia Snyder.

Menno Haven is a not-for-profit retirement community with three campuses in Chambersburg. Menno Haven has more than 500 employees and is home to more than 1.500 residents.

Hersh Business Services Ltd.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Hersh Business Services Ltd. announces the addition of Mark Zeigler as marketing director.

Zeigler, of Kearneysville, W.Va., has 20 years of sales and marketing experience with the Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies. He most recently worked with Clagett Management, VA, WV, LLC as a community manager in the Eastern Panhandle and Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Hersh Business Services provides customized payroll and financial reporting to small businesses in the United States.

Clifton Gunderson

TIMONIUM, Md. -- Matthew Weaver has been named division marketing director at Clifton Gunderson, one of the nation's largest certified public accounting and consulting firms.

Weaver, of Hagerstown, will work closely with the senior management team to develop Clifton Gunderson's strategic growth initiatives.

Weaver has more than 19 years of marketing and communications experience, 13 of them in the financial services industry. He was vice president and marketing manager for Susquehanna Bank, and he managed marketing, advertising, communications and public relations for Farmers & Merchants Bank and Trust.

Weaver, who has a bachelor's degree from Shepherd College, has served as president of the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County, marketing committee chair for the Hagerstown/Washington County Chamber of Commerce and communications council member for the Maryland Bankers Association.

Habitat for Humanity

FREDERICK, Md. -- Marcia Hubbell has been named the new manager of Habitat for Humanity's ReStore at 1109 East Patrick St. Hubbell replaces Ron Cramer, who recently became the organization's executive director.

The ReStore is a home improvement center where the public can buy useable building materials and home furnishings at reduced prices. The center has two full-time employees and one part-time employee. All other work is done by volunteers.

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