The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


January 5, 2013

Business people: Myers completes leadership program

JOHNSTOWN — Carol A. Myers, senior vice president and chief financial officer with 1st Summit Bank, recently graduated from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Executive Leadership Program in Harrisburg.

This was a two-year program for a select group of bank executives from Pennsylvania.

Myers, a Johnstown resident, has been with the bank since 1997.

She earned a bachelor’s in business economics from Pitt-Johnstown and is a certified public accountant.

Steeler joins Northwest’s fundraiser

Northwest Savings Bank and Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel have teamed up to raise funds for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Through Jan. 16, visitors to Northwest Savings Bank offices will be given the opportunity to donate $1 or more to Children’s Hospital.

Those who donate will be given the chance to write their name or make a dedication to someone else by writing their name on the paper beards.

The beards will be displayed in each bank office and all proceeds will go to support the hospital.

Orthopedic surgeon’s article published

Adam M. Budny, a foot and ankle surgeon at Blair Orthopedics of Altoona, has written an article that was published in an industry trade publication.

Budny’s article, “Technology Update: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetes,” appears in the November/December issue of Podiatry Management, a national magazine for podiatry.

As a board certified foot and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgeon with fellowship training through the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Budny is committed to furthering medical research and contributing to the advancement of foot and ankle surgery.

His published article outlines the importance of making adjustments for the treatment of patients with diabetes and the technology advancements allowing doctors to closely monitor diabetic patients’ glucose levels.

Radovanic named to UPJ position

Joyce Radovanic has been named executive director of auxiliary services at Pitt-Johnstown.

As a member of the campus’s executive leadership team, she will oversee several operational areas including bookstore, community education and outreach, conference services and the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.

She also will be responsible for auxiliary contracts including food service, laundry and beverage service and vending.

A native of Johnstown, Radovanic is a summa cum laude graduate of Pitt-Johnstown with a bachelor’s in English literature.

She is a member of the boards of directors of Junior Achievement and the Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association and serves as a member of the Johnstown Area Regional Industries Business and Education Consortium.

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