Business People - Nov. 25

November 25, 2012
  • Dean K. Mosher and Joe Jardeleza recently were hired by ThompsonGas.
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BOONSBORO — Dean K. Mosher and Joe Jardeleza recently were hired by ThompsonGas, a propane-services company.

In October, Mosher joined the Thompson team as president of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning operations for the Boonsboro and Bradley, W.Va., facilities. In his new role, he helps troubleshoot HVAC-related issues, including service and repair.

Before joining ThompsonGas, Mosher spent seven years employed by Tyler Mechanical Contracting, first as manager of the services division and most recently as vice president of the construction division. He also has been employed as a sheet-metal worker, CAD draftsman, service technician, installer and project manager at companies including Sander Mechanical Service Inc.; Independent Sheet Metal Co. Inc.; and Bonland Industries Inc.

A native of New Jersey, Mosher has a bachelor’s degree in business management from York College of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America and a journeyman sheet-metal worker.

Jardeleza, a native of Keedysville, joined ThompsonGas in September as showroom manager responsible for sales, vendor relationships, advertising, marketing and merchandising of the company’s new retail showroom in Boonsboro. He has more than 35 years of experience in sales and business, most recently as part owner and chief operating officer of M&M Appliance in Washington, D.C. In nine years at the company, Jardeleza helped grow the small family business to become the largest independent supplier of kitchen appliances in Washington, D.C.

He also founded Capital Wholesale Appliances and was responsible for managing three Verizon Wireless Zone stores in Bethesda, Germantown and Olney, Md.

Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

TOWSON, Md. — Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services’ Secretary Gary D. Maynard recently was named the Outstanding Director of Corrections for 2012 by the Association of State Correctional Administrators, or ASCA.

Also known as the Francke Award, the honor is presented annually by the ASCA in recognition of a corrections professional’s achievements and dedication to corrections. The award, established in 1992, is one of the highest honors given in the corrections field and is named for Michael Francke, the director of the Oregon Department of Correction who was murdered in 1989 by a former inmate.

With more than 35 years of experience in correctional administration, Maynard has served as Maryland’s director since 2007. Prior to that, he led three other state correctional divisions, including Iowa, South Carolina and Oklahoma, as well as being an assistant commissioner in Arkansas. He also has 32 years of service with the Oklahoma Army National Guard, where he retired as brigadier general, and has served as the Oklahoma Cabinet secretary for Veterans Affairs, the director of Corrections and Public Safety Programs at the College of Continuing Education for the University of Oklahoma and was a psychologist for the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Morris Thigpen, director of the National Institute of Corrections and recipient of the first Francke Award in 1992, made the announcement Oct. 30 during the annual ASCA awards banquet. He touted Maynard’s commitment to the advancement of the corrections profession through his work with the American Correctional Association, as well as the ASCA. Maynard has been a member of the ASCA since 1987 and is currently the president of the Southern Directors Association.

Chambersburg Family Care

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Dr. Stephen Flack recently joined Chambersburg Family Care, an affiliate of Summit Health, at Summit Health Center, Building 2, 757 Norland Ave., Suite 203, Chambersburg.

For the past 12 years, since moving back to Chambersburg, Flack treated patients at Keystone Family Medicine, where he held the position of medical director.

Flack graduated from Chambersburg High School in 1989, and returned home to care for individuals in the community in 2000.

He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He also is certified as an HIV specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.

Flack has a special interest in autism awareness and was instrumental in the planning of an annual community Autism Awareness Fair in Chambersburg from 2005-11.

He joins Drs. Helena Choi and Todd Peterson in the practice.

For more information, call 717-217-6798 or go to

Oak Hill Interior Design LLC

Hannah Mooers has joined Oak Hill Interior Design LLC in Hagerstown as an intern.

Mooers is a senior at Greencastle-Antrim (Pa.) High School. She has taken a number of art classes there and is interested in exploring career options in the interior design field. She is active in Art Club, field hockey and student council.

After her graduation in June 2013, Mooers plans to attend college. She will be interning at Oak Hill Interior Design LLC through January.

Best Maids

FREDERICK, Md. — Brenda Winters, cleaning technician and trainer at Best Maids in Frederick, was named Professional Cleaner of the Year by the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International, or ARCSI.

Winters accepted her award at the ARCSI’s annual convention and education conference Oct. 19 in Chicago.

Winters was nominated for the award by Best Maids General Manager Lisa Galvan.

The award is given annually by ARCSI, the only professional organization dedicated to the residential cleaning industry. The award recognizes one cleaning technician internationally that represents excellence, professionalism and integrity in the profession.

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