Susquehanna Bank recently announced Wanda Fortin has joined the company as a residential mortgage banker in the Williamsport area.
She will be responsible for residential mortgage originations for purchases, refinances and new construction. Fortin is based at Susquehanna's offices at 329 Pine St., Williamsport.
Fortin previously worked as a home mortgage consultant at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and has 28 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry.
A resident of Hughesville, Fortin is an active member and Treasurer of St Marks Lutheran Church.
Susquehanna Bank provides banking and financial services to consumers and businesses through more than 250 branch offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and West Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., a financial services holding company with assets of about $18 billion.
hires Mansfield woman
Northern Tier Counseling announces the addition of Deanna Fish-Layton, Mansfield native, to their Mansfield office, 8 South St.
Fish-Layton now is able to offer mental health services to the Mansfield and surrounding areas.
Fish-Layton, a licensed clinical social worker, now is available to provide the community with counseling services through Northern Tier Counseling.
"The agency's additional therapy services were precipitated by a growing need to help local people with mental health issues," according to Amy Carr, director of outpatient services. In addition, she also noted, "The concerns many people face today include stress, anxiety, and depression." If individuals notice changes in their mood, or notice changes in their family member's mood, disinterest in activities, change in eating habits, difficulty at work, dropping grades at school, a person could be experiencing issues that could be addressed through therapy. They can contact the offices at 888-322-1682 for an appointment.
Fish-Layton brings with her 27 years of working experience in the field beginning in 1987 working for Tioga County Department of Human Services in several capacities which include case manager, supervisor of mental health and substance abuse services, therapist, crisis worker, and Director of Clinical Services Department. In addition, she worked for Concern Counseling in Mansfield.
Fish-Layton first earned her bachelor's degree in social work from Mansfield University in 1987, and later went on to earn her master's degree in social work from Temple University in 1991.
For more information on Northern Tier Counseling, and services offered, please call 1-888-322-1682, or visit our website at www.northerntiercounseling.com.
Keller Engineers Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of Craig M. Starr. Starr is a member of the transportation team specializing in bridge design.
Starr is a licensed engineer in Pennsylvania and has been practicing transportation engineering for 13 years. He is a 2001 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering with a structural focus, and a 2003 graduate of Penn State University with a master of science degree in civil engineering with a structural focus. He is a National member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Hershey-based Grisolano Center for Neurodevelopment, a pediatric neuropsychology practice dedicated to helping children overcome challenges in learning and development, announced today it has hired licensed clinical social worker Stephanie Dobroski.
Dobroski has a wide variety of clinical experience, which includes over 25 years in mental health, specializing in working with children, teens and adults with developmental delays and special needs, including ADHD, Dyslexia, Tourette's Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Anxiety Disorders.
"We are thrilled to have Stephanie join our team. She has an incredible background and versatile experience to oversee a variety of mental health issues," Dr. Lee Ann Grisolano, clinical director said, according to a news release.
Dobroski uses an approach that considers the unique abilities and challenges of each child and individual, as well as the context of the family system. In addition, she may employ a behavioral perspective to identify patterns of behavior that can become repetitive and stuck within the family system in an effort to decrease power struggles and an increase in cooperative behavior.
Prior to joining the Grisolano Center for Neurodevelopment, Dobroski has worked at Philhaven's Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. She has also worked as a co-therapist in Philhaven's Relationship Center.
She graduated from Marywood University with a master's degree in social work and is a current member of the National Association of Social Workers. She has given presentations to a wide audience, including First Responders in Lancaster County and to the Moravian Seminary in Bethlehem on Autism and Spirituality. She was also a co-presenter to the state Chapter of the American Psychological Association on The Parent Handbook.
Paris Companies, Pennsylvania's largest independent linen rental provider, is pleased to announce that Nanette Troutman, an employee of the Williamsport Healthcare facility, was recently selected as Employee of the Year for 2013. The employee of the year program recognizes outstanding achievement in performance, initiative, integrity, dependability, innovation, cooperation and teamwork. In addition, a news release said, the employee of the year exemplifies Paris' culture of professionalism and dedication, going beyond the call of duty, and being accident free.
Troutman began her career with Paris Healthcare Services in February 2011 and holds a Pack out Tech position in the production department. Troutman's nomination stated "she is one of the most observant employees we have at Paris and is extremely helpful to her co-workers. She is also an active member of our safety committee." Troutman lives in South Williamsport and enjoys spending time with her family, scrapbooking, cross-stitching, quilting, reading, and camping. She received a cash prize, Paris merchandise, an extra day off and a reserved parking spot for the year.
Headquartered in DuBois, Paris Companies has been in business since 1918, with state of the art laundry facilities in DuBois, Williamsport and Ravenna, OH. Paris services 4 states and employs more than 700. For more information on Paris Companies visit www.parisco.com.