Business people

April 24, 2010
  • Leigh Martin

O'Neill Physical Therapy Services

Brenda DeSutter-Gue and Leigh Martin, physical therapists at O'Neill Physical Therapy Services, recently completed a course titled "Management of the Complex Foot and Ankle."

The course focused on rehabilitation techniques of common foot deformities and conditions. Physical therapy can address a wide variety of foot conditions, including plantar fasciitis, sprains and fractures, as well as total ankle joint reconstruction.


Frances Geist, a correctional case management specialist II at Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown, recently received a meritorious service award from the institution.

Geist was recognized for her work in establishing the "Digital Kite" program and the Story Book Project at MCI-H.

"Digital Kite" is a weekly televised current events program played over the institution's television system for inmates to view on institutional TV and their personal TVs. It is conducted as a weekly institutional news broadcast and a schedule of institutional activity, and includes pertinent bulletins and news from various departments. It is available in Spanish.


The Story Book Project permits inmates to read children's storybooks for their children that are recorded on DVDs. The DVD and storybook are mailed to their children, which enables the child's incarcerated parent to participate in the child's life.

Volvo Powertrain North America

John Leap, senior project engineer, was named Employee of the Month for March at Volvo Powertrain North America.

Leap was recognized by his colleagues and leaders for going the extra mile. He willingly takes on additional assignments, clarifies the necessary priorities and performs every task to the best of his ability.

JLG Industries

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Andrew Satterley recently was appointed as vice president of sales, marketing and customer support for the Asia Pacific region of JLG Industries Inc.

Satterley will be based at the JLG office in Singapore, where he will oversee the company's operations across Japan, China, India, Vietnam, Korea, New Zealand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Australia. He will be tasked with establishing an improved support structure for service, technical support and training. He also will work to improve Asian market acceptance of access equipment.


Lt. John Whiteman has been named Supervisor of the Second Quarter of 2010 at the Maryland Correctional Training Center

Whiteman is the team manager assigned to Housing Unit No. 5. He has excelled this quarter in the overall management of the unit, and has gone above and beyond his normal parameters of duty in order to maintain tranquility within the unit.

Whiteman has been employed by the Maryland Correctional Training Center since March 1986.

Food Resources Inc.

Eric McDonald, an employee of Food Resources Inc., recently achieved status as a certified food safety manager.

McDonald received the certification after completing 16 hours of training at Hagerstown Community College and achieving a high score on the ANSI-approved National Registry of Food Safety Professionals examination.

McDonald serves as a program manager for the Emergency Food Assistance Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

RE/MAX Achievers

RE/MAX Achievers recently announced its top agents for March.

o Top agent with commissions, new listings and new sales - Shirley J. Bayer

o Top team with commissions, new listings and new sales - The Powell Team, consisting of Steven L. Powell, Stephenie Rinehart, Lisa Zeger, Linda Hansen and Steve Souders

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Paul Gunder, Joan Sidoli and Karen Stewart of the Waynesboro office of Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA recently were recognized for excellent performance in March.

The decision was based on the number of new listings, sales and referrals; attendance at real estate meetings and workshops; and customer satisfaction reports.

Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

ROCKVILLE, Md. - Brian P. Forrest, director of plant operations at Shady Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, recently earned the designation of Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) from the American Hospital Association Certification Center.

Forrest, a Hagerstown resident, earned the designation through work experience and education, adhering to professional standards of conduct and passing the CHESP examination.

The CHESP examination tests knowledge in the areas of regulatory compliance; design and construction; finance; administration; and operations related to environmental sanitation, waste management and textile management.

lia sophia

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Kerry Krolak recently received top honors from lia sophia's Excellent Beginnings Program for her sales accomplishments and professionalism.

Lia sophia is a direct-sales company that offers fashion jewelry through personalized in-home demonstrations.

Orrstown Bank

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Rodger Diehl recently joined the staff of Orrstown Bank as a mortgage originator.

Diehl will serve the bank's Carlisle, Pa., region and will be based out of the Seven Gables office.

Diehl previously was employed by Wells Fargo as a home mortgage consultant.

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