Amy DiNunzio//March 28, 2023
Amy DiNunzio//March 28, 2023
Hanover Township, Lehigh County-based Keystone Precision Solutions named Miguel Colom vice president of operations. Colom will oversee the service, support, customer service, inside sales and information technology teams and develop the firm’s customer experience.
Lehighton-based Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. named Marianne Garritano Rustad vice president of operations. Rustad will work with chamber members, volunteer leaders, partners and municipalities to support and strengthen communities and the local economy. Kathy Henderson will continue as director of economic development. Kelley Andrade was named membership engagement and events manager. Andrade will manage membership relations and chamber and community event coordination for mixers, workshops and chamber events. Bambi Elsasser will continue as Lehighton Main Street manager and will also be membership coordinator, focusing on membership engagement in Lehighton, Weissport, Bowmanstown and Palmerton. Linda Rex was named administrative assistant. Rex will work with members and the public and provide information, event assistance and program administration. Jessica O’Donnell-Gower was named executive vice president of affiliated chambers for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. Dylan Shick was named a summer intern to assist in event planning and execution.
Bethlehem, Northampton County-based Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. named George Lewis special assistant to the president and CEO. Nicole Radzievich Mertz was named vice president of marketing.
Allentown City Council in Lehigh County confirmed Mandy Tolino as director of parks and recreation. Tolino is a certified parks and recreation professional and will oversee the parks maintenance bureau, recreation bureau, special events, swimming pools and the golf course. Bina Patel was confirmed as director of finance, Patel will oversee the finance and budget administration, revenue and audit, general support services, procurement, risk management, accounting and financial management, and payroll.
Bethlehem, Northampton County-based Lehigh Valley Public Media elected Luis Campos a board member. Campos is Easton’s city administrator.
Community Music School elected Michael Yeager president, James Warfel vice president, Tom Fenstermacher treasurer and Mark Stein secretary. Yeager retired as CEO of Community Insurance Co. Warfel is a retired educator. Fenstermacher is retired chief financial officer with Hospital Central Services Inc. Stein is an associate professor with Muhlenberg College. Andrene Brown Nowell and Michael S Horvath II were named board members. Nowell is a founder and executive director of Fine Feather Foundation Inc. Horvath is an associate attorney at Gross McGinley LLP.
Girls on the Run Berks County, which covers Berks and Schuylkill counties, elected Sarah Rubright McCahon chairwoman of its board. McCahon is an attorney and member of Lancaster-based Barley Snyder’s trusts and estates, elder law and business practice groups.
Reading-based Berks County Community Foundation named Cindy Milian health and human services program officer. Milian will develop and implement public health and human services initiatives. Emily Smedley was named environment and energy program officer. Smedley will manage programs and grants relating to the environment, land use and neighborhood vitality.
Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County-based Manufacturers Resource Center named Wendy Beltzner director of leadership development and training strategy. Beltzner will lead the training and education services in leadership development and customized training strategies.
YMCA of Reading and Berks County elected Troy Rider chairman of its board. Rider is a partner with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder and concentrates on business, finance, real estate and food and agribusiness law.
Chicago-based Cresa named Eric Zahniser a managing principal with its industrial services group. Zahniser will work in the Conshohocken office and expand the company’s presence in the Greater Philadelphia industrial market.
Tredyffrin Township, Chester County-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, Realtors named Michael Pintande a sales associate in the Macungie office. He will focus on the Lehigh Valley.
Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County-based The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley named Madeleine Convery sales and marketing coordinator. Convery will be responsible for digital and social media initiatives and encouraging retailers to promote their businesses as part of the center’s overall marketing plans. Krista Berardelli was named marketing director and business development manager. Berardelli will continue to oversee marketing and event initiatives and also handle local leasing initiatives. Natalia Stezenko was named senior general manager. She will continue to manage The Promenade Shops as well as Marlton Square in southern New Jersey.
-Compiled by Amy DiNunziom