Giving You the Business

Paul Silvis recently was appointed to the Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp boards of directors. Silvis was head coach, inventor and founder of Restek Corporation, which he founded in 1985 to manufacture high-quality chromatography products. He is head coach and founder of SilcoTek Corporation in Bellefonte.

Silvis, a member of the Penn State Board of Trustees, serves as chairman of its Outreach Committee. He is vice chairman of the Patton Township Planning Commission and the Centre Community Foundation, and is president of the Central PA 4th Fest. He previously was chairman of the board of director for the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County.

Energy-focused design-build firm Envinity Inc. recently hired Jordan Robb as a senior architectural designer.

Jordan has 15 years of design experience, which spans projects including residential, educational and commercial work in western and central Pennsylvania. He will be responsible for leading Envinity’s business development efforts for its design, construction and energy-consulting groups.

David Mitchell, AccuWeather vice president of digital media — emerging platforms, was a panelist in Wearable World at Mobile World Congress 2015 and share insights into the personalized global weather information the company provides.