2 join Fourth Street insurance agency
Henry Dunn Insurance announces two licensed insurance representatives are joining its Williamsport branch office, 49 E. Fourth St, Suite 105 - Brittney Barrett and Angel McVaugh.
Barrett joined the Henry Dunn Insurance family with six years of experience in customer service. Barrett is licensed and assists individuals and small and large groups with their medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance needs.
McVaugh joined the Henry Dunn Insurance family with six years in the banking industry, over ten years experience in the insurance industry, and twenty years of customer service experience. McVaugh is licensed in property and casualty insurance and life, accident and health Insurance in Pennsylvania.
Henry Dunn Insurance is a third-generation family insurance agency servicing individuals and businesses throughout Pennsylvania and New York within their six office locations.
Award winners ar real estate agency
Announcement was made by William Hodrick, president, Prudential Hodrick Realty, of the Williamsport office's monthly awards for April 2014. The award for the sales associate with top production in Listings was presented to Michael Kuriga while the sales award went to Chris Wallace.
"Agents like Michael 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.
2 recognized for
years of service
Two Woodlands Bank Employees received the Years of Service Award from the PBA. Becky Place and Wayne Paul were recognized for serving 40 or more years in the banking industry at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association meeting held on 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.
Place is an accounting specialist with Woodlands Bank. Her last 20 years has been with Woodlands Bank, serving in many roles in deposit operations. Previously, she was employed by BCP and Commonwealth bank serving them in many areas including teller, bookkeeping, payroll..
Paul, recently retired, was with Woodlands Bank since it opened in 1990. Wayne served in many capacities with Woodlands Bank and also in his prior banking career.
Most recently, he served as the community office manager of the Jersey Shore branch.
The Pennsylvania Bankers Association, located in Harrisburg, is the state's major banking trade association representing an expansive and diverse membership.
Manager for Loyalsock
Township bank named
William Bacharach has been named manager of the Loyalsock Township office of Northwest Savings Bank, 2502 E. Third St. Michael McAndrew, district manager of the bank, made the announcement.
As manager of the Loyalsock office, Bacharach will be responsible for customer service, administration, consumer lending and business development. He will work with the commercial lending, business services and investment management areas of the bank to provide customers a full-range of financial services. Bacharach also will oversee the bank's involvement in community activities.
Bacharach joined Northwest in 2012 as a management trainee. In 2013, he became a floating assistant manager for Northwest offices in Clinton and Lycoming counties.
Bacharach received his bachelor's degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University.
Active in his community, Bacharach serves as the financial development director of Williamsport/Lycoming Young Professionals. He also serves as the minor league director of the Newberry Little League.
Bacharach and his wife, Lora, live in Williamsport.
New vice president
for area business
Your Building Centers, a building supply and manufacturing company, recently announced that Tim Leupold, installed sales manager has been promoted to vice president of manufacturing and installed sales effective immediately. Leupold will be responsible for the managing of the daily activities of the installed sales division and manufacturing division.
Leupold resides in Unionville where he was born and raised. Leupold and his wife Ginger have been married 23 years enjoy quality time with their four children. With over 30 years of experience in the building materials business, Leupold has gained the knowledge and expertise needed to manage the installed sales division and manufacturing division of the company.
Your Building Centers is a 100-percent employee-owned company since 1989 celebrating 25 years of employee ownership in 2014. It is a Pennsylvania company with over 14 retail locations throughout Central Pennsylvania and a manufacturing facility in Beech Creek.
2 employees from
State Department of Transportation Secretary Barry J. Schoch recently recognized 27 PennDOT employees for their outstanding performance with the Star of Excellence Award, PennDOT's highest recognition. Two employees from PennDOT's District 3-0, which represents Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union and Bradford counties, were among the recipients.
"The Star of Excellence award illustrates that these are employees who set an example for their colleagues through their leadership and dedication to providing exceptional service," Schoch said. "Our customers have entrusted a great investment to us with the new transportation plan, and these recipients are helping us meet our goals in each focus of our mission."
Local winners Jamie Dietrich and Micah Wineberg were honored this afternoon at an awards luncheon at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg.
"I appreciate the dedication and contributions of our district's recipients. They define the meaning of public service. Their outstanding work ethic, attitude, and knowledge add to the success of our organization," District Executive Sandra Tosca said.
Dietrich, district roadway management system coordinator, has been involved in several PennDOT operational reviews to improve productivity and generate cost savings, including the review of winter services, seal-coat regionalization, and life-cycle maintenance of low-volume roadways. Trainings provided by Dietrich, according to a news release, have improved understanding, utilization and efficiencies of the programs statewide. Dietrich is responsible for ensuring the district's pavement history and roadway data are maintained in the RMS database. In 2013, she was selected employee of the month and previously nominated for Star of Excellence. She is highly regarded statewide for her extensive knowledge in her areas of expertise, the news release said. She serves on the district safety committee and volunteers her time outside of work in youth sports associations.
Wineberg, real estate appraiser, recently has taken over the decades-old outdoor advertising device program in the district. He has streamlined many of the steps and reorganized the files, which will greatly facilitate future survey updates. According to the news release, he has become an advocate to provide and explain the law requirements to local municipalities, in part to help avoid conflicts with future sign permitting. He is a very personable employee and is well-respected by coworkers and external customers. His positive attitude and professionalism shine brightly, not only in his work assignments, but in his volunteer efforts, the news release said. Very safety conscious, Wineberg is an active member of the district safety committee and finds safety-related items to create posters to hang throughout the district office, the news release said. When issues arise requiring senior-management attention, he is excellent at providing clear and concise executive summaries. He has worked as a volunteer with his church group on reclamation projects in both Puerto Rico and Guatemala.