Somerset Trust holds annual meeting
Somerset Trust Holding Co., headquartered at 151 W. Main St., Somerset, recently held its annual meeting.
Elected to three-year terms on the board of directors were Andrew F. Cook, Thomas J. Cook, Barbara W. Davies and John M. Kriak. Other board members are Vickie L. Beer, G. Henry Cook, Jon C. Clapper, Sean C. Isgan, James Knepper Jr., Jay Scott Roberts and Richard C. Yeager.
G. Henry Cook was elected president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board. Thomas J. Cook was elected vice chairman of the board.
All other officers of Somerset Trust Co. have been re-elected.
State bankers elect officers, directors
The Pennsylvania Bankers Assocation has elected officers and directors for 2013-14.
Patricia A. Husic, president and chief executive officer of Centric Bank, Harrisburg, was elected chairwoman. William C. Schweighofer, president and CEO of Honesdale National Bank, has been elected first vice chair and Glenn L. Wilson, president and CEO of AmeriServ Financial Inc., Johnstown, will serve as third vice chair. Timothy P. Sissler, president and CEO of Reliance Bank, Altoona, was elected past chair.
T. Michael Price, president and CEO of First Commonwealth Financial Corp., Indiana, was elected to the board.
Somerset Trust holds annual meeting
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Richland woman opens development center
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With her human development and family studies degree from Penn State Altoona in hand, she began building her career in child care. When opportunity struck, she seized it – and it was right in her own backyard.
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BUSINESS PEOPLE | Local Realtor saluted
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Big chocolate is about to get even bigger.
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George Griffith thought he might have to sell – pare down his more than 50-year business and consolidate to one building. He wasn’t looking forward to auctioning off space that was so rich with memories, although it meant a narrower focus and less overhead. Even his 30-year-old parrot was put off – it cursed at the employees as they shuffled around packing up boxes.
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