People in business

Man joins firm’s

Muncy office

Providence Engineering Corp. recently announced that Andy Shrawder has joined the firm as CAD operator and will be working in the firm’s Muncy office location.

Shrawder has more than 13 years of drafting experience, with a focus on non-building structures. Andy will leverage his experience to continue to deliver excellent service to Providence Engineering’s clients.

Established in 1992 Providence Engineering Corp. provides structural engineering design and analysis services, as well as many facets of construction compliance and delegated design services to the building industry.

Office names

employee of

the month

Randy Cillo has been named the state Department of Transportation Employee of the Month for September 2017.

Cillo is an electrician foreman working in the district maintenance unit.

His responsibilities include maintaining and upgrading electrical systems at county maintenance offices and stockpiles, and maintaining state-owned highway, bridge, and sign lighting.

Regardless of the type of work Cillo is tasked to perform, a news release said, “his supervisors know it will be done well. He is self-motivated and dependable. Quality work is his No. 1 priority.”

When necessary, he will go above and beyond his job requirements to ensure a task is completed on time, the news release said.

He recognizes the importance of saving money and is very frugal when purchasing materials for jobs, according to the news release. He understands the value of time and performs jobs in an efficient and workman-like manner.

Cillo, the news release said, “is a team player who will do whatever it takes to get a job done. He works well with other district employees, one of whom described him as a great person to have as a foreman.”

A nearly 26-year PennDOT employee, Cillo lives in Williamsport. He has three grown sons: A.J., Alex and Austin.

Pediatrician joins

hospital group’s staff

Geisinger is bringing quality pediatric care to families of Union County and the surrounding area as it welcomes patients to its new Partners in Pediatrics Lewisburg clinic.

Dr. Shalini Khurana, a board-certified pediatrician, is joining the staff of Geisinger to provide care at the new clinic, located on the first floor of the Evangelical Professional Office Building in Lewisburg. The Lewisburg location is Geisinger’s first pediatric practice in Union County, and offers a close, convenient option for families of the region, including same-day appointments.

Khurana has been in pediatric care for more than 15 years, and comes to Geisinger after serving as an assistant professor of pediatrics for Augusta University in Augusta, Ga. and as a staff pediatrician in the Palmetto Pediatrics Clinic in Aiken, South Carolina.

Khurana received her medical degree from University of Medical Sciences in Delhi, India. She completed her pediatric residency at The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator, ProvenCare and ProvenExperience. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 551,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $10.5 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.

New account manager

for Happy Valley firm

Don O’Connell has joined Top To Bottom Office Interiors as an Account Manager handling their State College office.

O’Connell, a 10-year office furniture veteran, is returning to the industry after spending the last several years in the alarm security field. His office furniture knowledge coupled with the commercial flooring and commercial window treatment expertise of Top to Bottom’s Altoona staff bring a unique and powerful offering to the region.

O’Connell, a Penn State alumnus, is a member of the Builder’s Association of Central Pennsylvania board of directors and serves on their Home Show and Centre County Cornhole Classic committees.