Business People

December 07, 2008

Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell LLC

William J. Holmes has joined Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell LLC as an audit partner and technical reviewer. He is responsible for managing the firm's audit practice, performing quality control review of other firm engagements and providing technical training to the firm's staff.

Holmes, a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and Maryland, is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs. He has served as an adjunct professor of accounting at both the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Loyola College.

He holds a degree in accounting from Loyola College and completed the financial management program at Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.


Franklin County Heart Center

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Robert F. Pellegrino Jr. and Katherine E. Cornwell have joined the cardiology practice at Franklin County Heart Center.

Pellegrino completed the physician assistant program, with a concentration in sports and emergency medicine, at Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University in 1983. He holds a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a master's degree in business administration from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

He holds physician assistant certification in medicine and surgery, and advanced cardiac life support certification.

Cornwell completed her master's degree in physician assistant studies at Shenandoah University in 2005. She holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology-exercise science from Penn State University.

She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and holds basic life support and advanced cardiac life support certifications.

Franklin County Heart Center is a not-for-profit cardiology practice that provided comprehensive, state-of-the-art cardiovascular services and procedures.

Brook Lane

Brook Lane has named the following as employees of the month for November:

· Sean Abbott, mental health associate, inpatient hospital

· Denise Weaver, cook, nutritional services

Edward Jones

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Rich Keller, a financial advisor with Edward Jones, has opened an office at 1979 Market Square Blvd.

Keller is available to meet with individuals and business owners to discuss investment and insurance services.

First United Bank & Trust

Mark Karcher has been named by First United Bank & Trust as Myersville Community Office Manager.

Karcher has more than 19 years of bank management experience and will be expected to deliver customized financial solutions to consumers and businesses in Myersville and the surrounding areas.

The Hagerstown resident majored in business administration at Shepherd College, and is a Hagerstown Community College board member and a member of the Hawk Booster Club.

Property Management People Inc.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Edward D. Thomas, chief executive officer of Property Management People Inc. in Frederick, Md., has been elected president of Community Associations Institute.

Thomas, who will begin his one-year term Jan. 1, 2009, has been involved in community management for more than 25 years.

Thomas and his wife, Rose, founded Property Management People in 1980. The company manages more than 25,000 units in about 75 associations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

He is a 1976 graduate of Shepherd College.

Constellation Energy

BALTIMORE - Bryan P. Wright, a native of Hagerstown and a graduate of North Hagers-town High School, has been named vice president and controller of Constellation Energy.

Before joining Constellation Energy in 2003, Wright was manager of financial reporting for Allegheny Energy.

He received his bachelor's degree in business administration, concentrating in accounting, from Shippensburg University in 1988, and received his master's of business administration degree from Mount St. Mary's University in 1997.

He is a certified public accountant in Maryland and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Frederick Community College

FREDERICK, Md. - Ten members of the Frederick Community College mathematics faculty recently attended the annual conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges in Washington, D.C.

The conference, attended by more than 1,200 mathematics educators from the United States and Canada, featured more than 200 workshops and presentations designed to improve mathematics education at two-year colleges.

Representing FCC at the conference were professors Kathy Fenimore, Joanna Gannon, Gary Hull, Donna Mills, Pei Taverner and Dr. Steve Prehoda, associate professor Ann Commito, and Evan Evans, Bill Quinn and Tim Swyter.

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, delivered the keynote address.

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