Man promoted to
senior vice president
Glenn Zumbach has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer. His duties are to direct and coordinate activities of all departments, offices, and club support. In addition he is to assist the president with achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
Zumbach is a graduate of Riverside High School and the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of science in computer science. He lives in Taylor with his wife Becky. A-30 year veteran of AAA, he has held various management positions including Director of Information Systems and Director of Support Services.
Real estate office
names award winners
William Hodrick, president of Prudential Hodrick Realty, recently announced the Williamsport office's monthly awards for May 2013. The award for the sales associate with top production in Listings was presented to Becky Hedgcock while the sales award went to Chris Wallace.
"Agents like Becky and Chris make our team the best place in our marketplace for consumers to turn to whenever they have a real estate need. They are dedicated to this business and, more importantly, to their customers," Hodrick said.
Group recognizes 3 for years in industry
Three Woodlands Bank Employees received the Years of Service Award from the PBA and were recognized for serving 40 or more years in the banking industry at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association meeting held April 23 at the Williamsport Country Club. The 40-Year Club consists of bankers completing 40 or more years of service in Pennsylvania's banking industry and who are regular members of the PBA.
Carol Welliver, vice president of Woodlands Bank, began her banking career in April 1972 in the consumer lending area of Fidelity National Bank. After a merger with Commonwealth Bank in 1981, She was appointed supervisor of the dealer center operations area overseeing dealer operations at five locations throughout Pennsylvania. Welliver later was promoted vice president of the loan operations department of Commonwealth Bank where she managed the operations of three centers throughout Pennsylvania. After the merger with Meridian Bank, she was appointed vice president of the consumer loan retail Division for the Commonwealth Offices. She joined Woodlands Bank in 1995 as vice president of consumer and residential mortgage lending. Welliver served for a number of years on the PBA/PDN educational Board for the Central Mountain Campus and more recently as a member of the PBA School of Banking team as an onsite evaluator.
Linda Myers, community office manager for Woodlands Bank, began her banking career working for Commonwealth Bank, and later, successor banks, holding various positions in the Operations area. In 1998, while working for Sovereign Bank, she transferred to the position of community office manager at the Muncy office. In 2004 She accepted a position with Woodlands Bank as the community office manager for the Halls Station office. She is a graduate of PBA's Advanced School of Banking.
C. Victor Beach, vice president of deposit operations for Woodlands Bank, began his career in June 1969 as a management trainee at the former Fidelity National Bank of Pennsylvania. Fidelity merged with Commonwealth Bank in 1981 where he became vice president of operations services. While at Commonwealth, he graduated from the PBA Central Atlantic School of Banking. Following Meridian Bank's acquisition of Commonwealth, and Corestates Bank's subsequent acquisition of Meridian, he managed the Williamsport remote item processing capture site, before spending five years at Sovereign Bank in a community office prior to joining Woodlands in 2004 as vice president of deposit operations.
3rd edition of
Dr. Bonita M. Kolb, associate professor of business administration at Lycoming College, recently published the third edition of her book "Marketing for Cultural Organizations: New Strategies for Attracting Audiences."
Kolb's book focuses on how the use of technology and social media can draw a new audience into the world of high art. She highlights strategies such as developing a consistent online message, allowing the audience to become engaged in the creative process of artists and finding cost-effective methods of researching an audience.
The first edition of this book was originally published in 2000 and is used by both students and practitioners in many countries including the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia. Kolb also has been published in a number of leading journals and is the author of several books on marketing and nonprofit management.