Business People - Dec. 11

December 11, 2011
  • Trent Dixon
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ScrapRight Software

Trent Dixon, 19, a graduate of Greencastle-Antrim (Pa.) High School, was promoted to assistant field jobs manager at ScrapRight Software.

His responsibilities consist of the installation of hardware at various scrap yards across the continental United States, as well as helping to facilitate the maintenance of ScrapRight’s central office in Waynesboro, Pa.

He is now the youngest employee at ScrapRight to hold a lead role position.

Edward Jones

MIDDLETOWN, Md. — Edward Jones financial adviser Brad Myers and branch office administrator Sandy Usiak in Middletown recently were ranked within the top 25 percent in the United States for client service excellence at Edward Jones.

The honor was bestowed based upon the results of a survey in which random clients were asked to rank the service they received from the staffs of their local Edward Jones branch offices. The survey identified Myers and Usiak as providing some of the most exemplary client service within the firm.

BlueRidge Bank

FREDERICK, Md. — Timothy G. Henry was appointed executive vice president at BlueRidge Bank, a commercial bank based in Frederick.

Henry, a banking industry veteran with more than 29 years of experience, will lead efforts to bring community banking to existing and future BlueRidge Bank customers in the Washington County market.

Henry joins the executive management team that includes J. Brian Gaeng, president and chief executive officer, and Executive Vice President Richard Marshall, two banking industry veterans who also have ties to Washington County.

Since 2007, Henry has served as CEO of Centra Bank-Hagerstown. During the decade prior to that, he was with Hagerstown Trust Co., now Columbia Bank, and was promoted to senior vice president and senior lending officer there in 2004.

Callas Contractors Inc.

• Nicholas V. Hill Sr., vice president and corporate secretary of Callas Contractors Inc., successfully completed Part III of the Rotary Leadership Institute Main Line USA.

The Rotary Leadership Institute’s mission is to provide an educational opportunity for Rotarians identified as potential leaders by their club presidents.

Hill has been with Callas for more than 28 years.

• Lisa Fox, an employee of Callas Contractors Inc., achieved the level of Certified Occupational Safety Specialist, or COSS.

COSS is an in-depth set of learning modules that equip workers with core competencies of occupational safety and health for the construction field.

Fox is one of less than a dozen professionals in the Tri-State area to carry this credential. She has worked at Callas since 1996.


Tastefully Simple

The following local residents have become independent consultants with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct-sales company featuring more than 60 easy-to-prepare foods:

• Melissa Monn of Hagerstown, who can be reached at

• Robin Kemp of Hagerstown, who can be reached at

• Kathy Dicken of Hagerstown, who can be reached at

• Shannon Ingram of Sharpsburg, who can be reached at

Roy Rogers Restaurants

• Roy Rogers Restaurants announced the most recent graduates from the management training program: Mary Martin, Annette Woods, Holly Hockman, Margie Stone, Leslie Abbott, Julie Constantino, Stephanie Disert, Lauren Freeman, Carlton Gaines, Ishmeal Flores, Ray David, Nate Patterson, Sam Smith and Jason Willer.

Managers embarking on a career with Roy Rogers begin with an intensive eight- to 10-week on-the-job training program. The focus is on guest service, food quality, sanitation, employment regulations, and coaching and development.

• Roy Rogers, Plamondon Enterprises Inc. is the recipient of the 2011 Workforce Development Summit Award from the Frederick County (Md.) Chamber of Commerce for outstanding training, development and educational opportunities for employees.

Based in Frederick, Md., the Plamondon Companies own and operate 20 Roy Rogers Restaurants, and oversee 31 franchise locations in the mid-Atlantic region.

Whitetail Resort

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Whitetail Resort announced the following staff additions and promotions to the resort management team:     

• Kathy Helm has been hired as mountain host supervisor. A retired teacher and a former mountain host, she will be responsible for heading up the volunteer mountain host team. Helm lives in Hagerstown.

• Kenneth McDaniel has been promoted to lift maintenance manager. He will oversee the maintenance and functioning of the ski lifts at Whitetail. McDaniel lives in Mercersburg, Pa.

• Kristin McKenrick of Hagerstown has moved into the position of digital and social media developer. She will work to promote and market the resort through website development, video production and social media while working with special events and other marketing duties.

• Chet Naylor, formerly the terrain park and half pipe manager, has taken the position of lead snow-making controller. He lives in Fairfield, Pa.

• Jessica Sharpe has moved into the position of marketing coordinator for the resort. She lives in Chambersburg, Pa.

Whitetail also hired these staff members:

• Justin Backus of Hedgesville, W.Va., has been hired as the new assistant golf pro at Whitetail Golf Resort.  

• Tom Kapfhammer of Fairfield is the food and beverage manager.

• Annette Metcalfe of Mercersburg joined Whitetail as the director of accounting for the resort.

• Megan Robertson of Hagerstown was hired as kids mountain camp supervisor.

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