Business People - July 22

July 22, 2012

Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission

During its recent annual meeting, the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission elected new officers to lead the board of directors.

The following members were selected by their peers for one-year terms:

Daniel Pheil, of Cinetic Landis Corp., was elected chairman, replacing Hal Lucas, of Global Reconnaissance Technologies. Pheil serves as a representative of the Greater Hagerstown Committee.

Andrew Sargent, of Trust Development and Management LLC, was elected vice chairman, replacing Pheil. Sargent serves as a representative of the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce.

Jefry Bohn, of Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. LLC, was elected secretary, replacing Fred Frederick, of Frederick, Seibert and Associates Inc. Bohn serves as a representative of the chamber of commerce.

F&M Trust

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Avis M. Graham and Roderick C. Salter recently were promoted to assistant vice president – Investment & Trust Services at F&M Trust.

Graham joined F&M Trust in 1998, and served as the Personal Investment Center administrative assistant before becoming a personal investment counselor in 2004. She is responsible for providing personal financial planning, investment and trust services.

A registered representative of INVEST Financial Corp., Graham is a certified financial planner. She also is a registered financial consultant and a chartered adviser for senior living, a credential for professionals serving the needs of senior clients.

She lives in the Chambersburg area with her husband, Kurt, and has volunteered for numerous community projects, including Menno Haven’s Country Day and the Franklin County Fall Farm Fun Fest.

Salter joined the bank in 2008 and serves as a personal investment counselor for southern Franklin County. He is responsible for providing comprehensive personal financial planning, investment, trust and insurance services to customers primarily in the Greencastle, Marion, Mont Alto and Waynesboro, Pa., areas.

A graduate of York (Pa.) College with a Bachelor of Science in engineering management, Salter is a registered representative of INVEST Financial Corp. He earned a financial services specialist designation from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He holds securities registration; Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 registrations; as well as life, accident and health insurance licenses for Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia.

A past president of the Cumberland Valley Chapter of the National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors, Salter also previously served as president of the South Central, Pa., Estate Planning Council and as a board member of Christian Residential Opportunities and Social Services.

He lives in Chambersburg with his wife, Tammy, and two children.

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