Business

Executives departing after data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information. The credit data company — under intense pressure since it ...

New business spotlight on Pick Fought Wealth Advisors

Pick Fought Wealth Advisors of Raymond James manages assets for individual clients, including business owners, retirees and professionals. “Seventy percent of our clients are within a one-hour radius of Williamsport,” Brian Pick, vice president and branch manager, said. “Business owners ...

Events and seminars

Seminars look at fair housing laws A fair housing training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 20, at the Greenly Center, first floor, Lecture Room C, 118, 50 E. Main St., Bloomsburg or from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 21, at the Degenstein Campus Center, Susquehanna University, Benjamin ...

People in business

New doctor at Lewisburg hospital Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes Dr. Germaine Lancaster-Mar Fan, hospitalist, to the staff. Lancaster-Mar Fan joined Evangelical’s team of hospitalists on July 31. Lancaster-Mar Fan earned her doctor of medicine degree from Howard University ...

Regional hospital system to launch business administration fellowship

In its continuing efforts to educate the next generation of physician leaders, Geisinger will introduce a new fellowship program focused on the intersection of business administration and healthcare. The Geisinger Medical Student Business Fellowship will provide medical students with a ...

Grocery chain donates to hurricane relief

At a time of need, Weis Markets and its customers are donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross’s hurricane relief efforts. “We are grateful to our customers for their generosity during a national crisis and know their donations will help the American Red Cross’s urgent relief work in ...

New business spotlight on Weaver Wireless Consultants LLC

Wendy Weaver has brought her experience in the cellphone business to the launching of her own enterprise. Weaver Wireless Consultants, LLC helps businesses with their phone systems and new information technology. “I have started working with local businesses,” she said. “I will ...

Events and seminars

Area human resources group to host speaker The West Branch Human Resources Society will host Katie Ecker, an accomplished executive coach and facilitator of leadership, management, and frontline development workshops from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Williamsport Country Club, 800 Country ...

New business spotlight on Fairfield BMW

To meet customer demand for luxury vehicles, Fairfield Auto Group has introduced its ninth location just outside Pennsdale. Fairfield BMW officially opened its doors Aug. 18 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “This new location will be instrumental in helping Fairfield Auto Group better ...

Events and seminars

Human resources group to host speaker The West Branch Human Resources Society will host Katie Ecker, an accomplished executive coach and facilitator of leadership, management, and frontline development workshops from 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Williamsport Country Club, 800 Country Club ...

People in business

New CEO for Families United Network Nena Shimp has been named the new CEO for Families United Network, Inc. As CEO, Shimp will provide leadership for a state wide organization that provides quality foster care, adoption services, domestic and international adoption, resource family ...

Preparedness month encourages readers to be ready for disasters

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual event sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to raise awareness about the importance of preparing in advance for the unexpected. In support of this initiative, Benjamin Kimble, owner of ServPro of Williamsport/Montoursville, ...

Mobile unit brings job opportunities

The Link is up and running. The mobile career center, which hit the road in July, connects businesses to job seekers throughout central Pennsylvania. The Link brings a variety of services to those who are otherwise under-served, according to Erica Mulberger, executive director of the ...

People in business

Bank names trust officer Woodlands Bank recently announce the addition of Jeanette L. Kitchen as a trust officer to its trust and asset management team, a news release said. In her role, Kitchen’s responsibilities include administration of various types of accounts, including estates, ...

Events and seminars

Workshop looks at defense contracts The Department of Defense has issued the DFARS 252.204.7012 compliance mandate for its supply chain around data protection of controlled unclassified info with a deadline of Dec. 31. Join IMC for a 30-minute Webinar at 2 p.m. Tuesday to learn how to get ...

Muncy-based bank announces dividends for most recent quarter

According to a news release, Robert J. Glunk, chairman of Muncy Bank Financial Inc. has announced that the company’s board of directors declared a third quarter 2017 cash dividend of $0.31 per share. This is a 3.33-percent increase over the third quarter 2016 dividend. The third quarter 2017 ...

New business spotlight on Smile Bright

Smile Bright is a new business in Williamsport for people who want white attractive looking teeth. Located at 1201 Sheridan St., the business was opened by Adam Pfleegor in July. Pfleeger said he decided to launch the business after discovering there was no similar type of enterprise in the ...

People in business

Doctor joins heart center’s staff The Heart and Vascular Center of Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes Dr. Benjamin Keyser to the vascular team. Keyser is a vascular surgeon and will begin seeing patients in September. Keyser received his doctor of osteopathy degree from the ...

Events and seminars

Inventor’s club plans meeting The August meeting of the Williamsport Inventor’s Club at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, will feature Upper Desk inventor Rod Phillips and president Stephanie Phillips-Taggart, who won the 2014 Best of Class Gold Award for their Portable Cabinet Mount for Tablets and ...