The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

August 10, 2013

Business people 08/11/2013


The Tribune-Democrat

New board members at Windber Medical

Windber Medical Center has announced the election of four members to its board of directors.

They are:

Mark Critz is senior vice president of EIS Solutions, an adjunct professor at St. Francis University and a former Pennsylvania congressman.

Dr. Kim Marley is chief of surgery and bariatric medical director at Windber Medical Center, former president of the medical staff and a retired colonel from the U.S. Army.

Daniel Roman is vice president of Wilmore Coal Co., a subsidiary of Berwind Natural Resources, and vice president and secretary of Falls Run Development Co., LLC, a subsidiary of Berwind Corp.

Rebecca Zukowski is associate academic dean and chairwoman for the division of nursing at Mount Aloysius College. She is a registered nurse and completed the requirements for a doctorate.

The board also elected Clea Hollis to the status of director emeritus after 24 years of service and David Bundy as the new medical staff president.



Engineer appointed to Susquehanna director

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission has appointed Andrew D. Dehoff as the new executive director.

Dehoff began his employment there as a water resources engineer in 1995. Most recently, he served as SRBC’s project review manager, a position in which he was responsible for the technical review of applications for all water-use projects requiring SRBC’s approval. In that capacity, Dehoff oversaw the development of online applications and implemented guidance documents to improve the efficiency of the review of applications.

Dehoff of Harrisburg received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from the University of Virginia and is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania.

He succeeds Paul O. Swartz, who served as executive director since 1992.



F.N.B. Corp. elects new board member

Richard W. Epstein has been elected to the board of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest affiliate of F.N.B. Corp.

Epstein is managing partner of the law firm Ekker, Kuster, McCall & Epstein, LLP.  He serves as a lecturer in civil litigation and trial tactics for continuing legal education programs in Pennsylvania and co-taught a course in entrepreneurship and law at Grove City College.  He co-founded Open Community Connections, an interactive website and mobile app designed to support startups and to attract and retain the next generation by providing resources to college graduates and entrepreneurs, as well as Lindenlaw, which provides legal assistance to startups. Additionally, he is co-founder of Scientific Legal Services and College Career Profiler.

Epstein earned a Juris Doctor from George Washington Law School and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Rochester. He is active in local and regional economic development efforts and serves as solicitor for Penn-Northwest Development Corp.; a member of the board of governors of the Pennsylvania Economy League, Western Division; chairman of the Shenango Valley Industrial Development Authority; vice chairman of the Pittsburgh Symphony at the Scottish Rite Cathedral; and director of the LindenPointe Development Corp., which operates the eCenter, an incubator for startups and entrepreneurs.

Attorney speaks about employment law

Brian Litzinger of Leventry, Haschak & Rodkey, LLC (LHR) recently spoke to the local certified public accountants and financial advisers about Pennsylvania Employment Law at the Cambria County Public Library.

Litzinger has been practicing law for more than 10 years.

Among the topics discussed were: Unemployment Law, wrongful termination, Wage Payment and Collection Act issues, minimum wage, employee breaks and discrimination.

Litzinger will hold a follow-up presentation in November due to the interest that surrounds employment law issues.