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Tanna Pugh is the new director for the Pennsylvania Technical Assistant Program.

Pugh previously worked for Airgas as an account manager and was also director of the Industrial Research Office at Penn State. Pugh earned her bachelors in chemical engineering at the university. PennTAP assists businesses with IT and energy efficiency assessments.

The Innovative Manufacturers’ Center, a public-private partnership dedicated to increasing central Pennsylvania manufacturers’ innovation, productivity and profitable growth to drive economic impact, named Jeremy Frank to its board of directors.

Frank is also president and co-founder of KCF Technologies. Frank will serve a three-year term on the board. A graduate of the Penn State, Frank earned a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the university’s Center for Acoustics and Vibration.

AccuWeather appointed Karen Bressner as head of digital advertising sales.

Bressner has experience developing strategies and managing teams across traditional and digital media. She most recently worked for The Topps Corporation, overseeing partnership sales for its mobile apps. She has also served in ad sales leadership positions for REVSHare, TiVo and MTV Networks. She will help expand AccuWeather’s agency and brand partnerships.

AccuWeather Founder, President and Chairman Joel N. Myers attended The Nantucket Project Sept. 24-27 in Nantucket, Mass.

He was one of about 500 global leaders including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, former moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press” David Gregory; economist Lawrence H. Summers and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The Nantucket Project is is a “think tank and academy of learners.”