Geisinger names new executive vice president

Dominic Moffa was recently named executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Geisinger Health System. In his new role, Moffa will oversee business development efforts, as well as corporate communications and government relations.

Moffa was previously executive vice president at AtlantiCare. He served the company in various leadership positions since 1986.

In 2009, Moffa was integral in AtlantiCare earning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

State College Allstate agent Gene Weller continues to contribute to the community. As part of The Allstate Foundation’s “Agency Helping Hands in the Community” program, Weller presented $1,000 grants to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Marine Toys for Tots, the company announced Wednesday.

Weller was eligible for the honor through his various volunteer efforts. Besides participating in Bike MS, a grueling cycling fundraiser, Weller also assists with Marine Toys for Tots. He’s organized Toys for Tots in Centre County for 30 years.

Weller’s daughter, Melissa, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis four years ago. Weller competes for Melissa’s team, which has raised more than $65,000, according to a release.

Mount Nittany Health recently announced the hiring of Dr. Thomas Waddington and Benjamin Steward. Waddington joins the pulmonary medicine group, while Steward transitions from the hospitalist program to the group’s thoracic surgery team.

Waddington, who earned his medical degree at St. Louis University, completed his residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. He comes to Mount Nittany from Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center Department of Medicine and Neurology in Los Angeles. According to a release, he enjoyed hitting the waves while living in California.

Steward earned his Master of Health Science: Physician Assistant from Lock Haven University. He has been with the hospitalist program since January 2014.