Newsmakers: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, Iron Hill Construction Management Co. and more

LVB Staff//July 27, 2022

Newsmakers: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, Iron Hill Construction Management Co. and more

LVB Staff//July 27, 2022

Cattima Millsap, Michael J. Weiss, Sino, Brian Cottone, Ronda Beemer and Joshua Tice. PHOTOS/PROVIDED


Scientific research honor society Sigma Xi elected René Fuanta associate director for its Mid-Atlantic Region, which includes Pennsylvania. He is assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Monroe County-based East Stroudsburg University.

Banking and finance

Allentown, Lehigh County-based Morton Brown Family Wealth named Jonathan D. Kerstetter a financial planning strategist. He will create customized and comprehensive financial plans.


Hanover Township, Northampton County-based Iron Hill Construction Management Co. named Jacob Smith and Steve Hull vice presidents and Mark Waddell director of operations. They were also named members of the executive committee.

Blue Bell, Montgomery County-based Penntex Construction named Brian Cottone vice president of business development in the Philadelphia area. He will work in the Blue Bell office. Ronda Beemer was named vice president of business development in the Northeast Pennsylvania region. She will work in the Allentown, Lehigh County, office. They will work together to support clients and partners.


Lehigh University named Michael J. Todd vice president for finance and administration. He will lead teams within the finance and administration division.

Health care

Allentown, Lehigh County-based Populytics Inc. named Michael J. Weiss administrator of informatics. He will oversee the teams that handle intake, normalization and aggregation of both payer claims and electronic medical records data.

West Reading, Berks County-based Reading Hospital – Tower Health named Drs. Michael Haas and Joshua Tice trustees. Haas is chief of the division of radiation oncology, chair of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic and a member of the cancer center executive committee at McGlinn Cancer Institute at Reading Hospital. Tice is a member and president of the Reading Hospital medical staff, member of the medical executive committee and chair of the credentials committee.


Bethlehem-based King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul LLC named Laura Attieh an attorney. She will focus her practice in general and special education law.


Emmaus, Lehigh County-based Altitude Marketing named Emily Coughlin graphic designer and developer. She will conceptualize, build and maintain websites and handle various other design projects.


United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley named Vince and Michelle Sorgi and Ashley Russo and spouse Dr. Joe Russo co-chairs of its 2022 Campaign. Vince Sorgi is president and CEO of PPL Corp., and Ashley Russo is president and owner of ASR Media Productions.

Allentown, Lehigh County-based Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center named Stephen Jiwanmall director of communications and marketing, Chrystina Obleschuk health equity programs manager, Braden Hudak social media coordinator, Owen Pudliner community health advocate and Mary Frasier health education coordinator.

Bethlehem-based New Bethany Ministries named Cattima Millsap director of social services. She will assist in grant writing and reporting for homeless assistance and prevention funds, oversee compliance and supervise case management-based programming and staff.

Bethlehem-based Via of the Lehigh Valley named Alivia Sinko director of community employment. She will promote the employability of people with disabilities. Lynn Schoof was named communications manager. She will support and promote the organization through print and digital media outlets and fundraising.

ReadingFilm, home of an international film festival in Berks County, named Susanna Fultz a board member. She is an attorney with Lancaster-based Barley Snyder and a member its employment and litigation practice groups.


Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County-based The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley named Natalia Stezenko general manager.

-Compiled by Amy DiNunzio