The Hartman Group announces the hiring of Cherie Obiri to the position of client services representative, out of the State College office. Obiri is responsible for tracking and resolving client claim issues, managing RFP processes, and various forms of analysis.
Prior to joining The Hartman Group, Obiri worked at a federal government consulting firm in Washington, D.C. She was contracted through the Department of Health and Human Services working directly with federal grants for underserved populations across the U.S. She has a bachelors of science in human development and family studies, a bachelors of science in legal studies and a paralegal certificate. Obiri holds insurance licenses in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Hartman is a regional commercial insurance, employee benefits, and financial services firm operating out of offices in Williamsport, State College, and Duncannon.
Woman joins law firm's staff
Steinbacher & Stahl Law Firm announces the addition of Kristin Daugherty to the Firm's long-term care planning team. The mission of Steinbacher & Stahl, according to a news release, is to provide protection in times of prosperity, security in times of uncertainty, and comfort in times of crisis.
Daugherty graduated from Lycoming College in 2005 with a bachelor of arts in sociology and anthropology with a minor in psychology. She worked for the Lycoming-Clinton County Office of Aging for five years as a case manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Aging Waiver program. She was trained through the Pennsylvania Institute of Protective Services to perform Older Adult Protective Services for individuals at high risk for abuse and neglect. As a long-term care planner at Steinbacher & Stahl, Daugherty will work closely with the firm's attorneys to provide their clients a range of services, including counseling and guidance on the selection of long-term care options, assistance qualifying for programs like Medicare, Medical Assistance, and Veterans Administration benefits, providing care management services, the news release said.
She resides in Hughesville with her husband Kyle and daughter, Kendall.
New human resources
director for home
Rita Foley is joining the staff of Susque-View Home as its new human resources director. Foley, who is originally from Phillipsburg, N.J. moved to the Lock Haven area about 18 years ago.
Foley had been employed as the assistant administrator for the City of Lock Haven for the past 10 years and brings to Susque-View a vast array of experience. She is a member of the St. Agnes church and enjoys singing and cooking; with her specialty being eclectic Italian cuisine. She and her husband have enjoyed traveling while competitively showing horses for the past 15 years across the East Coast. She said she hopes to bring her organizational skills to the View and to continue the tradition of providing support and to be an advocate to the employees of the facility as she strongly believes that by doing so, the facility will see better work performance while also allowing for a happier home life for both the staff and the residents, a news release said.
She met and married her husband, Dave, who grew up in Lock Haven and they reside in Gallagher Township with their two horses, six chickens, two cats and a dog. Their daughter, Dani, 23, graduated from Central Mountain in 2007 and received her BS in fashion design from Drexel University in 2011; she currently is a fashion designer for Jordache in New York City.