Dateline Pittsburgh for the week of 03/10/13
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Associations & Organizations
Officers elected by the Airport Corridor Transportation Association are: president, Bob Dudash, Robinson resident; vice president, Ray Hack, Mackin Engineering; secretary/treasurer, Ruth Delach, Pittsburgh Technical Institute.
Members of the Executive Committee: Michael Baker, PennDOT Central Office; Jeanne Creese, Moon; Chuck DiPietro, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission; Jim Foringer, PennDOT, District 11-0; Ted McConnell, K&L Gates; Michael Little, Giant Eagle Market District; Scott Vetere, Port Authority of Allegheny County.
The National Federation of Independent Business said David Cranston Jr. was elected vice chairman of its state leadership council. Mr. Cranston is owner of Cranston Material Handling Equipment Corp.
The Professional Services Marketing Association named its board of directors for 2013: president, Erin May, Goehring Rutter & Boehm and also chair of the outreach committee; president-elect, Katie Cromie, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC; treasurer, Marian Engel, Monaloh Basin Engineers; and secretary, Julia Johnson, Louis Plung & Co. Members-at-large include Mala Mason, Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC; Tricia Egry, Alpern Rosenthal; Bill Findle, Liberty Insurance Agency; and Rachel Gawlas, Metz Lewis Brodman Must O'Keefe LLC. Cheryl Talerico, Sisterson & Co. LLP, is member emeritus. Committee chairs have also been named. They include: Joe Slezak, KFMR Katz Ferraro McMurtry, membership; Allysn Hurley, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC, programming; Beth Bershok, Herbein + Co., public relations; and Jennifer Kuban, Pepper Hamilton, and Sean Smith, Schneider Downs & Co., sponsorship.
First Commonwealth Advisors, the wealth services arm of First Commonwealth Bank, hired Nina M. Baranchuk as senior vice president/chief investment officer.
S&T Bancorp Inc. appointed Gerald Tegethoff and Lisa Long as mortgage loan specialists. Mr. Tegethoff will be based in the bank's Butler office, and Ms. Long will work from the McMurray office.
The Washington Community Federal Credit Union hired Jamie Burgoyne as deposit operations department.
Dwayne J. Bucko was elected to the Advisory Board of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh.
St. Anthony Charitable Foundation announced new board members: Michael Doerfler, senior vice president, Wellington Power Corp.; Renee Farrow, senior account executive, Pittsburgh Magazine; Michael Fertig, vice president, foundation and endowment assets, Fragasso Financial Advisors; Jonathan Glance, president, principal in charge, Glance + Associates Inc.; Megan Marks, senior associate to the chief financial officer, UPMC; Linn Swanson, chief audit and compliance officer, UPMC; and Louis Towchik, business capture and operational risk manager, PNC Bank.
Premier Medical Associates announced that Daniel Goldman, and Anthony G. Johnson, joined the Internal Medicine and Cardiology departments. In addition, Emily M. Caldwell joined as a certified physician's assistant, gastroenterology department.
Arvind Venkat was named vice chair for research and faculty academic affairs in the department of emergency medicine of West Penn Allegheny Health System.
The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining announced the addition of three new members to its board of Directors. They are: Thomas R. Kurfess, professor, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology; Michael D. Packer, vice president, advanced manufacturing development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics; and Jim Williams, managing director, Paramount Industries, a 3-D systems company.
Sharon Dorogy, director of information systems at The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh, was re-elected to the board of The Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative.
Heyl & Patterson Inc. promoted Mike Grebinoski, manager, engineering services, and Ray Shore, director of projects.
Derek Stolpa joined Infosys BPO as lead, IT category management, for North America.
PSI promoted John Miller to district manager overseeing its NDE operations in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Greensboro, N.C.
First Published March 10, 2013 12:00 am