Business People - Nov. 4

November 04, 2012
  • Dr. Timothy Orphanides
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West Virginia University Hospitals-East

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Timothy Orphanides, gastroenterologist, has joined the medical staff at City Hospital and opened WVUH-East Gastroenterology in Martinsburg on Oct. 1.

Board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Orphanides has been practicing in Doylestown, Pa., since 1988.

He earned his medical degree at the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and his fellowship in gastroenterology at The Graduate Hospital – University of Pennsylvania.

For more information, call 304-596-6893.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

• WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA’s Waynesboro office recognized Kim Mills, Paul Gunder and Casey Frost for excellent performance in September.

The decision was based on their high production, including new listings, sales and referrals.

Mills has earned Accredited Buyer Representative, Cartus Network Affinity Specialist and Seniors’ Real Estate Specialist designations. She is licensed in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Gunder has been a licensed Realtor since 1979, and holds licenses for Pennsylvania and Maryland. He is among the top 2 percent of NRT’s sales professionals, based on gross income. He specializes in residential and developments.

Frost recently earned her Realtor designation. She was recently named rookie of the month, which is a category for agents in the business for less than five years.

• GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Scott Palmer and Jim Crumrine, with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA, were recognized as agents of the month for September in the Greencastle office.

The award is given based on the number of listings taken, sales made and closed sales, as well as attendance at Realtor functions and continuing-education classes completed.

Palmer has been selling real estate for 26 years and is an associate broker. He lives in Greencastle with his wife, Dawn, and daughter.

Crumrine has been selling real estate since 1998. He holds the Graduate of the Realtor Institute designation and is a certified trainer for ERA. He lives in Greencastle with his wife, Betty.

The Family Heritage Trust Co.

FREDERICK, Md. — Stuart L. Mullendore recently was elected as vice president of marketing for the board of directors of The Family Heritage Trust Co., at 30 W. Patrick St. in Frederick.

Mullendore was vice president and chief marketing officer of Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. in Lititz, Pa., before returning to Hagerstown in 2007. Since then, he has served as vice president of marketing and general services at HBP Inc., concentrating on sales and plant systems management. He is president of Hardware Discounters Inc., Hagerstown, and is a marketing and communications consultant to the Law Offices of Michael G. Day & Associates, P.C., and Contemporary Retirement.

Active in his community, Mullendore is chairman of the Strategic Planning Task Force of the Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission; chairman of the Assets Development Committee of the Community Foundation of Washington County; chairman of the Governance Committee of Horizon Goodwill; vice president of the Washington County Arts Council; and a member of the board of directors of the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts.

Terri Lancaster, LCPC

THURMONT, Md. — Terri Lancaster of Thurmont earned the registered play therapist-supervisor credential conferred by the Association for Play Therapy, or APT, according to its executive director, Bill Burns.

Lancaster is a licensed clinical professional counselor.

To become a registered play therapist-supervisor, applicants must have earned a traditional master’s or doctoral mental health degree from an institution of higher education, logged 150 clock hours of play therapy training, five years and 5,000 hours of post-master’s clinical experience, 500 supervised and 500 additional hours of play therapy experience, and be licensed or certified by their state boards of practice.

Play therapy continues to gain popularity as a modality through which licensed mental health professionals use developmentally appropriate play therapy theories and techniques to better communicate with and help clients, especially children.

APT is a national professional society formed in 1982 to advance the field of play therapy. It sponsors research, training and credentialing programs to assist the professional development of its nearly 6,000 member psychologists, social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists in more than 25 nations.

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