The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

January 5, 2013

Business people: Myers completes leadership program


The Tribune-Democrat

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.

Laurel View Village CEO steps down

Dave Mishler, CEO of Laurel View Village, has stepped down from his post at the beginning of the year.

Mishler was the founding executive director of Laurel View Village when Allegheny Christian Ministries opened the health care and personal care centers in Davidsville in 1992.

He has been CEO of the now 46-acre continuing care retirement community since 2005.

Under Mishler’s leadership, Laurel View grew steadily, expanding and adding levels of care to meet an increasing demand among senior citizens for restorative and health maintenence services in an environment of independence, freedom and personal dignity.

Daniel March will assume the reins as CEO on Monday.

March served as a faith-based continuing care community in Iowa, and has more than 15 years experience in similar leadership roles.

F.N.B. subsidiary hires client adviser

F.N.B. Wealth Management, a subsidiary of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, has announced the recent hiring of Matthew P. Lorditch as client adviser for the company’s wealth management team.

In this role, Lorditch will lead servicing efforts for wealth management clients in Johnstown and the surrounding area. He will report to Matthew Stever, vice president and regional team leader.

Lorditch has more than 25 years of industry experience. Most recently, he served as a senior financial adviser at Northwest Savings Bank in Ebensburg. Previously, he was employed by F.N.B. Wealth Management as a financial adviser and by First National Bank in a variety of retail and lending capacities.

Lorditch earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Francis University, as well as the professional designation of Certified Trust and Financial Advisor as a graduate of the Cannon Personal Trust School. He resides in Ebensburg with his wife, Pam, and their son.

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