Women in Business

Sep 17, 2020

Capital BlueCross executive Anne Baum’s book helps professionals be on their best behavior

“I thought, ‘Why don’t I make it easier for people by writing a book? Make it a little fun, a little funny, but helpful.’”

Aug 17, 2020

‘Put fear behind you,’ female architect advises women in male-dominated fields

Silvia Hoffman, MKSD Architects founding partner, recently spoke with LVB about her career, the future of American workspaces, and why it’s important for women to advocate for themselves.

Jul 29, 2020

A Conversation With: Rebecca Warren of Norris McLaughlin in Allentown

The Honorable Rebecca Warren (Ret.), a member at the law firm of Norris McLaughlin, devotes her practice to labor and employment, business and corporate matters, and general liability litigation. She was a former in-house corporate attorney and having counseled businesses for over 25 years and is a former prosecutor.

Jun 16, 2020

RKL partner elected president of state CPA association, says recruitment is ‘essential’ to profession

Jill E. Gilbert, an Elizabethtown CPA and partner with the Lancaster-based consulting firm RKL LLP, was elected president of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for the 2020-21 fiscal year at the institute’s June 12 annual meeting.

May 14, 2020

Taking a chance: Katrina Marshall loved her job at Artistic Toys & Promotions so much, she bought the company.

A little over two years ago, Katrina Marshall took a big gamble. She had been working at Artistic Toys & Promotions in Allentown for about 12 years and loved her job. Starting out as a receptionist she was promoted to a number of roles within the company and became a vital part of the process of selling custom promotional stuffed animals to corporations and organizations around the country.

May 5, 2020

Lehigh Valley Business events are going virtual

  For more than 20 years Lehigh Valley Business has been the leader locally in recognizing high-achieving businesses and leaders across various industries at its awards celebrations. We honor hundreds, from nonprofits and up-and-coming leaders to those who have attained legacy status. These events are core to our mission to provide news and information to […]

Apr 28, 2020

“You can’t put the genie back in the bottle.” Telehealth is here to stay

Local health networks are embracing telehealth in the age of the coronavirus, and see it as a sea change in the industry moving forward.

Apr 24, 2020

Every Ribbon Counts finds new ways to support cancer patients during pandemic

Every Ribbon Counts, a Nazareth-based charity dedicated to supporting cancer patients, has had to find new ways to raise support during the pandemic, which has shut down in-person fundraising events.

Apr 23, 2020

Local manufacturers screen employees for COVID-19 symptoms

15 Lehigh Valley businesses, including the Nestle Waters plant and Sam Adams brewery, both in Breiningsville, are working with St. Luke’s to screen more than 6,000 employees daily for coronavirus symptoms.

Apr 22, 2020

From heartbreaking to groundbreaking, how a gas station/market found a way to survive

Business owners Dimitri and Katina Bozikas have made innovative choices to help drive business during the COVID-19 crisis, including selling toilet paper and sanitizers, products Allentown's Daisy Hill Kitchen and Grill doesn't normally carry. Paying customers also receive one free face mask with their purchase.

Apr 21, 2020

Tower Health furloughs 1,000 full-time employees

Tower Health, the Reading-based health network, will furlough approximately 1,000 full time employees in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health system.

Apr 17, 2020

Grand View Health appoints Courtney Coffman as new CFO

Grand View Health has announced that former Penn State Health St. Joseph CFO Courtney Coffman has joined the leadership team as vice president and Chief Financial Officer of the Bucks County-based health system.