Business People - Sept. 18

September 18, 2011
  • Linda Elsemore
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RE/MAX Achievers

RE/MAX Achievers welcomes Linda Elsemore to its team of professionals.

Elsemore is licensed in Maryland and Pennsylvania. She has been in real estate for seven years.

She has an ABR designation and is a member of the education committee for the Pen Mar Association of Realtors.

Elsemore lives in Hagerstown with her husband, Tom.


Kari Shank joined the team of professionals at RE/MAX Achievers.

Shank has been in real estate for six years, and is licensed in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

More information may be obtained at or by calling 240-291-5059.


• RE/MAX Achievers announced its top agents for August:

  • Top agent with commissions: Lynnette R. Potter
  • Top agent with new listings: Harry “Terry” Toms
  • Top agent with new sales: Debra K. Moser
  • Top team with new sales: The Shirley Bayer Team
  • Top team with commissions and new listings: The Powell Team, consisting of Steven L. Powell, Stephenie Rinehart, Steve Souders and Linda Hansen.

Cinetic Landis Corp.

Cinetic Landis Corp. appointed James Johnston to the position of product specialist for its double-disc grinders and laser-welding systems.

In his new position, Johnston will provide sales and application support for the products in conjunction with the company’s direct sales and distributor network in North America and South America.

A Pennsylvania native, Johnston has extensive sales and project management experience with technical and industrial products. He was most recently aftermarket sales manager at Knorr Brake Corp. of Westminster, Md.

Johnston attended Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1981. He lives in Ellicott City, Md.  

Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce

The following are the new board members for the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce:


Michael L. Baker, First Data; Donna L. Brightman, River’s Edge Landscapes; Brent A. Feight, Bushey Feight Morin Architects Inc.; Dr. Justin M. Hartings, Biaera Technologies LLC; W. Christopher Motz, Kaplan University; Belinda M. Vinson, Volvo Powertrain North America; and Patricia E. Young, First United Bank & Trust.

Oak Hill Interior Design LLC

Vickie Hrabal, owner of Oak Hill Interior Design LLC of Hagerstown, was one of the judges for the Mid-Maryland Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s 2011 Coty Awards.

Hrabal has a bachelor’s degree in interior design, and is a trained kitchen and bath designer. Some of the categories in which contractors competed are residential kitchen $100,000 to $150,000; residential bath $30,000 to $60,000; residential interior $250,000 and less; residential entire house less than $250,000; and residential universal design.

Judging took place Sept. 12, in Frederick, Md. Awards will be presented at an Oct. 19 ceremony.

Summit Diabetes and Nutrition Services

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Karen Polensky joined the practice of Summit Diabetes and Nutrition Services, an affiliate of Summit Health, at 757 Norland Ave. in Chambersburg.

Polensky, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, joins Tracey Wiley, Patricia Carey and Melissa Benzon.

Summit Diabetes and Nutrition Services provides prescriptions, continuous glucose monitoring, insulin pump therapy, insulin starts, meal planning, exercise planning, preventing complications, group classes and support groups.

More information may be obtained by calling 717-217-6820 or going to

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