Kaplin Stewart, Blue Mountain Resort and more name new hires, promotions

Amy DiNunzio//June 5, 2023

Trey Muffet, Rebecca West Burns, Luke Wynen, Benjamin Picker, Maegen Kuztman and Dr. Karen Wang. PHOTOS/PROVIDED

Kaplin Stewart, Blue Mountain Resort and more name new hires, promotions

Amy DiNunzio//June 5, 2023


Spring Township, Berks County-based Herbein + Co. Inc. named Mark Gallagher, Rachelle Gordon and Lyle Loeb partners. They will be part of the leadership team of Herbein | FOS Risk Management, which specializes in the banking industry.

Banking and finance

Ithaca, New York-based Tompkins Community Bank named Michael K. Pearson a member of its community bank board for the Pennsylvania market. Pearson is principal of Michael K. Pearson Consulting and a partner with Iron Stone Real Estate Partners. He was an officer in the U.S. Army and received a Bronze Star for his Persian Gulf War service. Mary Ann Moffitt was named senior vice president, middle market leader and deputy credit administration officer. Moffitt will drive commercial lending and credit strategy for the Pennsylvania market.

Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County-based National Energy Improvement Fund named Trey Muffet senior director of business development for national accounts. Muffet will expand outreach to contractors and others to integrate financing for energy efficiency and upgrades to roofing, windows and heating, ventilation and air conditioning for homeowners and businesses.

Stroudsburg, Monroe County-based ESSA Bank & Trust named Rachel Burbank fair lending officer. Burbank, who has been employed in banking for 20 years, will help to ensure that the bank is compliant with all fair lending laws, regulations and guidance, and will also conduct employee training.


Kutztown University named Rebecca West Burns Dean of the College of Education, effective Aug. 1. Burns has 20 years of teaching and leadership experience in education.

Berks County Intermediate Unit named Lucille Gallis chief financial officer. Angel Green was named assistant director of finance. Green has more than 21 years of financial experience, including 14 in Pennsylvania school district business operations. Rob Rosenberry was named chief operating officer. Mary Franciscus was named director of human resources.


Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County-based Blue Mountain Resort named Luke Wynen director of sales. Wynen will develop, oversee and coordinate all sales initiatives.


Whitpain Township, Montgomery County-based Kaplin Stewart named Benjamin Picker a principal in the commercial litigation group. Picker represents clients in legal disputes, including contracts, real estate and leases, mechanics’ liens, consumer protection, insurance, constitutional rights, securities, class actions, intellectual property and business law.

Lancaster-based Barley Snyder named Brandon D. Pack an attorney with its creditors’ rights practice group. Pack will work in the Wyomissing office in Spring Township, Berks County, and concentrate his practice in financial services litigation, banking litigation and residential and commercial mortgage foreclosures.


Cumru Township, Berks County-based MADJ Marketing named Olivia Massaro account executive. Massaro will oversee and execute client and account management, project and production management, copywriting and social media administration for several accounts.

Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County-based Liquid named Maegen Kuztman project management team lead. Kuztman will oversee project management, processes and project management employees. Emily Massaro was named vice president of marketing. Massaro will continue to oversee the digital marketing team and the firm’s internal and external marketing communication.


Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Policy Center named Levana Layendecker deputy director and chief operating officer. Layendecker has more than 15 years of legislative advocacy and organizing experience.

Springfield Township, Montgomery County-based Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania elected Nicole LeVine chair of its board of directors. LeVine is senior vice president and chief operating officer for PECO. Mary Beth Biddle, Kathy Killian, Olubunmi Ojikutu and Ashley Russo were named board members. Biddle is a mechanical engineer. Killian is vice president of administration for the Philadelphia Phillies. Ojikutu is chair of the department of pediatrics at Reading Hospital. Russo is president of ASR Media Productions.

Reading-based Berks Community Health Center named Dr. Karen Wang chief medical officer. Wang will coordinate and oversee medical care, clinical policies, protocols and the quality and peer review processes.

Berks County-based Olivet Boys & Girls Club named Kristy Brown chief financial officer. Brown has more than 10 years of experience in accounting and finance. BK McDonough was named chief development officer.

Compiled by Amy DiNunzio