Business People - Feb. 13

February 12, 2011
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The Community Foundation of Washington County Inc.

The Community Foundation of Washington County Inc. elected four new members to its board of trustees at a recent board meeting.

New trustees include: Douglas A. Fiery, owner of Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home; Brian A. Kane, attorney, Poole & Kane P.A.; Stuart L. Mullendore, vice president, HBP Inc.; and Elizabeth Schulze, conductor, Maryland Symphony Orchestra.

Officers elected to the board include: Dr. Mitesh B. Kothari, chairman; Michael G. Day, vice chairman; Spence Perry, vice chairman; John P. Itell, treasurer; Hugh J. Breslin, III, secretary; David Beachley, past chairman.

Board members rotating off of the board after many long years of dedication and service include: Merle Elliott, Karol Kennedy and William P. Young Jr.

Tower Bancorp Inc., Graystone Tower Bank

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Tower Bancorp Inc. has  announced that its board of directors has appointed Jeffrey Renninger to the position of president and chief operating officer of Tower Bancorp Inc., and Janak M. Amin to the position of president and chief executive officer of Graystone Tower Bank.

Previous to the appointments, Amin was president and CEO of the Graystone Bank division of Graystone Tower Bank, and Renninger was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Tower Bancorp Inc.

In their new roles, Renninger will be responsible for overseeing all the operating functions of the organization, while Amin will oversee Graystone Tower Bank's three banking divisions, Graystone Bank, Tower Bank, and 1N Bank.

Governor's Commission on Small Business

COLUMBIA, Md. — Annie Geiermann
of The Columbia Bank was recently appointed to Gov. Martin J. O'Malley's Commission on Small Business.

The goal of the commission is to engage with small business communities across the state to hear from entrepreneurs and seek the input of statewide elected officials, local representatives and economic development administrators.

Geiermann is a senior vice president of the Commercial Banking Division with The Columbia Bank. She oversees business development, providing customized financial solutions for businesses, their owners and employees.

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Hagerstown has announced that Michael H. Sinsheimer has joined the hotel staff as general manager.

Sinssheimer has 15 years experience in the hotel business, relocating  from the Philadelphia region.

Bella Salon and Spa

Tammy Shindle and Christy Turner from Bella Salon and Spa attended the 2011 Redken Symposium in Las Vegas, Nev., and have brought back the latest haircare, styling and coloring techniques to Hagerstown.

The Redken Symposium is the industry's most award-winning educational event, attended by more than 8,000 stylists from around the world. Stylists learn the latest trends, and creative color, design and finishing techniques.

For three days, Shindle and Turner, together with other salon professionals from all over the world, attended classes with world-renowned educators in the industry.

City Hospital

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Joy Triggs, a registered nurse and infection control practitioner at City Hospital in Martinsburg, has passed the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology exam.

Certification by the CBIC is the recognized standard of competency in infection prevention and control. In order to qualify for the examination, the infection control practitioner must meet both the educational and practice requirements.

Triggs holds a master's of science degree in nursing from George Mason University and has been an infection control practitioner for three years.

Ocker & Associates PC

John A. Donnelly, a certified public accountant, and staff of Ocker & Associates PC, from the McSherrystown, Pa., office, recently participated in a two-day seminar presented by Jennings Seminars.

The seminar focused on recent developments and changes relating to individual taxes.

Ocker & Associates PC, is a public accounting firm whose services include accounting, financial planning and tax preparation for corporations, partnerships and individuals. The firm has offices in Fayetteville, Pa. and McSherrystown.

1-800 Water Damage

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification has announced that Mark Gonzalez and Zach Gonzalez of 1-800 Water Damage in Fairplay recently qualified as certified water damage restoration and applied structural drying technicians.

The IICRC is a nonprofit certifying and standard-setting organization dedicated to raising industry standards through technical proficiency.

Wilson College

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Angela Lynch, Wilson College director or career development, recently was certified in the Strong Interest Inventory Program, the most respected and widely used career planning tool worldwide.

The assessment is used to help people identify a college major, find a vocation or change careers.

Lynch, of Shippensburg, Pa., has been with Wilson since July 2009.

James Craft & Son

YORK HAVEN, Pa. — James Craft & Son Inc. recently honored four of its employees for their excellent, long-term service.

Ernest G. Dellinger and Roger L. Haugh celebrated 40 years with James Craft & Son.

Dellinger is a project foreman, and Haugh serves as an estimator/sales representative.

Allan D. Jordan and Steve G. Witmer were honored for 30 years of service. Jordan is employed as general superintendent, and Witmer is a lead plumbing mechanic.

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