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Giving you the business: June 5, 2016


Kish Bank announced last week the promotions of Suzanne White and Carol Herrmann. The bank also announced the appointment of Mary Ann Crowell to consumer lender and documentation specialist on May 20.

White moves into the position of senior vice president of human resources and organizational development. According to a release, the promotion provides greater purview for the former vice president and human resources manager, and will facilitate the process of “developing management and leadership talent across the organization.”

White, a Penn State graduate, previously served in senior human resources roles at Allensville Planing Mill and Standard Steel.

Herrmann, the former vice president for administration, will take on the role of senior vice president of administration and communications. According to a release, the promotion also serves as recognition of several contributions Herrmann has made in her five-plus years at Kish. Herrmann, who will continue to serve as CEO of Kish Travel, earned her master’s degree at Penn State and her undergraduate degree at Bucknell University.

According to a release, Crowell will work alongside Terry Horner, vice president and business development officer, and Tammy Larimer, Bellefonte branch manager, in consumer lending and business development. Crowell, whose career spans more than 35 years in the banking industry, attended the PA Bankers School of Banking.

As part of a recent continuing legal education day, Julieanne Steinbacher spoke about the Retirement Planning and the Uniform Trust Act at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s campus in Mechanicsburg.

Steinbacher, of Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak, presented information about retirement benefits and their relationship with a client’s estate plan.

The event, hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, provided attorneys an opportunity to earn continuing education credits and gain further knowledge on estate planning.

Steinbacher, who established the firm in 2002, is also a gerontologist and a social worker.

Two doctors from University Orthopedics Center spoke at the North American Hip and Knee Symposium on April 28 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Dr. Christopher McClellan and Dr. Kenneth Cherry received invitations to present at the symposium, which brings together some of the nation’s esteemed specialists in hip and knee health. Cherry, who is a co-founder of the University Orthopedics Center, served as chairman of the event.

According to a release, they spoke about short stay joint replacements and “technologies and techniques to improve surgical efficiency without compromising quality.”

Both doctors are board certified orthopedic surgeons.