Business People - Sept. 4

August 30, 2011
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Volvo Powertrain

Toby Henson, supplier quality assurance engineer, was the July employee of the month at Volvo Powertrain, Hagerstown.

Henson was nominated by a colleague for his strong work ethic and support of the entire supplier quality assurance team.

Lia sophia

FAIRPLAY — Julie Hammond of Fairplay recently was honored by lia sophia as one of its Excellent Beginnings Program Achievers for outstanding sales accomplishments and professionalism.

Having just joined the fashion jewelry business, Hammond has earned the accomplishment in the first 15 weeks by attaining certain sales levels and by sharing lia sophia with other new advisers.

All new lia sophia advisers have the opportunity to increase their earnings and earn free jewelry as part of the Excellent Beginnings Program. The plan celebrates the success of advisers who stay on track in the first four months in business.

Lia sophia provides ongoing opportunities for recognition including monthly, quarterly and annual awards.

To obtain more information, contact Hammond at

Maryland State Police

The Hagerstown barrack of the Maryland State Police recently promoted 10 troopers.

The addition of senior trooper to the state police rank structure became effective July 1. Sworn personnel holding the rank of trooper 1st class may be promoted to senior trooper when he or she has attained 10 years of service to the department.

Since the rank, which is the first addition to the state police rank structure in many decades, was just implemented, more than 200 personnel statewide were promoted July 1.  

The personnel at the Hagerstown barrack who were promoted from trooper 1st class to senior trooper, in order of seniority, are Scott Bare; Douglas Bittinger; Charles Faith; Robert Care; Wesley Herman; David Matthews; Daniel Souders; Robert Miller; Andrew Smith; Joseph Eichelberger; James Ardinger; Robert Royer; David Ward; Randolph Pittman; Kenneth Cain; and Shane Bussard

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