Dateline Pittsburgh for 06/10/12

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Associations & Organizations

New slate of officers named for Pennsylvania Association of Credit Management for 2012-13 fiscal year: Chairman, Richard C. Tomchik, Vocollect Inc.; president, Harold D. Booth, Pennsylvania Association of Credit Management; first vice chairman, Matthew B. Ergler, Sysco Food Service; second vice chairman, Gregory J. Creighan, Philips Respironics; and treasurer, Patrick Rush, Highway Equipment Co.

The Association for Corporate Growth, Pittsburgh Chapter, elected its 2012/13 officers and board of directors. Officers: president, Jill W. Sabo, Thorp Reed & Armstrong; vice president, John "Jack" Glover, Incline Equity Partners; treasurer, Dennis G. Prado, Main Street Capital Holdings LLC; secretary, Joseph F. King, Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania; immediate past president, Martin J. Dorfner Jr., Resources Global Professionals; and executive director, Kelly S. Szejko. Directors: R. Mark Cox, Wabtec Corp.; Kimberlee Gillespie, Ernst & Young; Damian Georgino, Heckmann Corp.; Nicolas D. Glorieux, ParenteBeard LLC; Kurtis W. Huffman, PNC Business Credit; David A. Jaffe, Fox Rothschild LLP; Carolyn J. Kozlowski, BNY Mellon Escrow Services; Joel M. Rosenthal, Schneider Downs & Co. Inc.; Michael D. Rost, PNC RiverArch; and Rachel S. Surdick, JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A.

Joel Bernard was appointed co-chairman for the AIA-MBA Joint Committee. Mr. Bernard is a principal at IKM Incorporated.

Communications

Flying Cork Media hired Ed Capozzi as account coordinator and Trish Duffy as junior designer, creative services team.

Consulting

Newton Consulting hired Ed DiGregory as application support analyst, application support and development practice; Rob Bartram, business/systems analyst, project management office practice; Ben Ritter, application consultant, application development practice; Gina Matko, recruiting coordinator, talent acquisition services practice; and Igor Krstelj, senior strategy consultant, project management office practice.

Contractor & Construction

Foreman Program and Construction Managers Inc. promoted Jeff Angstadt to vice president of operations and BK Horner to general superintendent.

Education

The Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children announced the appointment of new members of its Board of Trustees: Gabrielle R. Bonhomme, assistant professor in the department of Ophthalmology at UPMC Eye Center; and Joseph C. Wassermann, alumnus and retired teacher from the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children.

Health

Dan Geary joined Allegheny Valley Hospital as medical director of emergency services.

Family Hospice and Palliative Care hired Linda Hicks as a bereavement specialist and Allan Meyerowitz as a spiritual care specialist.

Rebecca Hubscher was appointed VA Butler Healthcare's new associate director for operations.

Manufacturing

Koppers appointed Brett Johnston as manager of marketing and sales for its carbon materials and chemicals business unit.

Nonprofit

Dana Gold was named director of programs at The Mentoring Partnership.

Gateway Rehab named new board members Ronald A. Owen, senior executive in the financial-services industry, and William R. Yanakos, president and owner of WorkWell.

Real Estate

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services named new trustees to its foundation board serving the term of 2012-15:

Ralph Papa, retired, banking industry; Reuben Gobezie, assistant professor in both the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Case Center for Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland; Cathy Winghart, vice president and manager, Howard Hanna Wexford office; Annie Hanna Engel, president, Howard Hanna Insurance Services and chief legal counsel for Howard Hanna Real Estate Services; Jennifer Staley McCrady, serves as a team supervisor at KidsVoice, as well as a program and policy coordinator.

Restaurants

The Original Fish Market announced the appointment of Jason Huzzard, executive chef, and Michael McKenzie, sous chef.

Awards/Honors

Imogene Hines, professor of journalism at the Community College of Allegheny County Boyce Campus, was selected as the winner of the 2012 Sojourner Truth Award, the highest award presented by the Pittsburgh Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English and speech from Duquesne University and a master of arts in mass media communications from the University of Pittsburgh.

Daniel L. Halle of PLAN4 Retirement Consultants LLC was awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation from Fiduciary360, an organization offering training, tools and resources to promote a culture of fiduciary responsibility and improve the decision-making processes of retirement plan fiduciaries. The AIF designation signifies knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and the ability to implement policies and procedures that meet a defined standard of care.

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Dateline Pittsburgh appears every Sunday. To propose an item, send information to Natalie Hill, Dateline Pittsburgh, nhill@post-gazette.com. First Published June 10, 2012 12:00 AM


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