Movers & Shakers


Robert Bergdahl has been named managing director of the St. Barnabas Communities.

Ohio Valley General Hospital selected Susan Standish as clinical manager and John Conte as marketing representative of its BusinessFit occupational medicine program.


Alpern, Rosenthal promoted Patricia Guira, James Hankins and Eugene Logan to shareholders.

Accounting and business advisory firm Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman hired James Weber and Nicole Kovac for its assurance services team.

Stokes & Hinds has appointed Daniel Stokes as managing director. Charles Modispacher will direct the firm’s business development and Karen Mickus was elected director of health care services. The accounting firm has admitted Brent Foster as a member.

Corporate Solutions, a regional management and technology consulting firm, promoted Michael Yellin to partner.


Christine Pikutis has joined Allmerica Financial as a financial adviser.

Mike Wagner, a former member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, has joined Hefren-Tillotson as a member of its H-T Capital Markets Division.

Jerry Stohovic was hired as an insurance broker at Beynon Insurance Co.


Bruce Fox, a shareholder of law firm Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling, was appointed to the New Leadership Board of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Jeff Krakoff, founder and president of Krakoff Communications, was elected to the board of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations.


Confluence hired Bill Constantakis and Steven Kohler as national sales representatives, Bill Ferrari as professional services consultant and Dan Torrens as product manager.

Access Data Corp. named Drew Falcione business development director.

Alex Attal has joined Adonix Corp. as CEO of its North American operations.


Mike Hoban joined Desbrow & Associates as account supervisor; Holly Gumbeski and Kimberly Miller were promoted to art director.

Kimberly Mauersberg has joined public relations firm McMahon & Cardillo. Gina Focareta was hired as a public relations assistant.


Rebecca Maziarz, Angela Rullo Winslow and Anne Wilcox joined Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote as associates. John Vitsas has been named to head the litigation market trial group for the Pittsburgh and Harrisburg offices.

Geraldine Skupien joined the law offices of James Lange as senior tax attorney.

Charles Volt of the Volt Law Firm was named chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Council of the Associated General Contractors.

Burns, White & Hickton has hired Robert Brown in its general liability and commercial litigation sections; Dustin Eaton in the areas of corporate and real estate law; and E. Richard Ogrodowski in the occupational illness litigation section. All are associates in the firm.

John Hartzell was promoted to director at Houston Harbaugh. The firm has hired Thomas McElree, who will concentrate on general corporate and health care law; Rupa Lloyd, who will practice health care law; and Julie Wagner, who will focus on corporate law.

Douglas Hottle has been named partner with the law firm of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott.

Scott Dismukes has joined Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott.

Blaine Lamperski, Douglas Simmons and John Waldron have been named partners in Kirkpatrick & Lockhart in Pittsburgh. David Overstreet is now a partner in the firm’s Harrisburg office, and Steven Kaplan was named partner in its Washington, D.C., office.

Janice Hartman, a partner with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, has been elected to the American Law Institute.

James Carroll joined Rothman Gordon as a member of the firm.


Barry Fix was selected as director of sales & marketing by Ramada Plaza Suites & Conference Center.


Nick Nazak and John Morabito joined Landau Building Co. as project managers.

SAI Consulting Engineers Inc. selected Christian Sisco as site development manager in its civil design group.