William G. Weber was promoted to vice president, controller at Indiana First Bank. He joined the bank in 2001. He is a graduate of St. Francis College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
U.S. Steel Corp. promoted Susan M. Kapusta to general manager-community affairs and to the U.S. Steel Foundation. She began working with the company in 1969 as a clerical employee.
National City Bank named Gary Flasco vice president and manager of the Coraopolis office. Flasco has worked in the banking industry for 20 years, most recently as vice president for First National in Moon Township.
Omega Federal Credit Union elected Laurie B. Maglic to its board of directors. Maglic is an account manager at Pitney Bowes Management Services in Pittsburgh.
Edwin I. Grinberg , former corporate attorney and principal at Feldstein Grinberg & McKee, formed Lionshead Financial Planning Co., an affiliate of Luttner Financial Group which is based in Pittsburgh.
Whit Little joined Growth Management to direct the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He has 19 years’ financial, administrative and operational experience for various western Pennsylvania ventures. Most recently he was chief financial officer in full or consulting capacities for Amedeo, RJ Rhodes Transit, CompuSport, Pittsburgh Tool Steel, BSI Instruments and Berthold Systems.
Alpern Rosenthal promoted Jay M. Bissell and Ed M. Flohr to senior managers in the tax department and Deanna M. Conte and Michele M. O’Leary to senior managers in the accounting and audit department. Bissell has 29 years’ and Flohr 18 years’ experience. Conte has nine years’ and O’Leary eight years’ experience.
Rothman Gordon attorney Phyllis T. Procopio was named chairperson of the workers’ compensation section of the Allegheny County Bar Association for the 2003-04 term. She is a member of the firm and a registered nurse who served in the U.S. Navy.
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote hired Colin W. Murray as an associate. He was an associate with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. At the firm, Murray, who received a law degree from Duquesne University, will handle toxic tort, commercial and civil litigation and corporate compliance matters.
The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh appointed Leslie St. Andrew director of the transitional infant care program. She has extensive health care management experience and most recently worked with Citizen Care Inc., the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh.
The Laurels of Covenant at South Hills named Rena Becker administrator and Jean Ragozzino senior living counselor. Becker has extensive background in facility administration and worked 11 years as director for the Riverview Tower Apartments in Squirrel Hill. Ragozzino worked at health care management posts in Boston for more than 16 years.
Ronald Gdovic , executive director of 3 Rivers Connect, was named executive director of the Institute for the Study of Information Technology and Society at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management. He is a 1984 University of Pittsburgh graduate who holds a master of urban planning and regional planning degree from Pitt and a doctorate in urban planning from Western Pacific University.
PittWIT appointed Kelly Hazen Klug executive director. Klug is an independent business systems consultant and technical writer. The organization is the local chapter of WorldWIT.
Laughlin Center in Sewickley named Kate Pigman president of the center’s board of directors. Pigman is national human resources director, technology group for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Also appointed as directors were Valerie Knapp Johnson , a community volunteer; Leslie G. Liebscher , senior vice president and director in the Pittsburgh Wealth Management Group of PNC Advisors; and Stacey A. Westwood , assistant kindergarten teacher, Sewickley Academy. Todd Sacco , manager, Ernst & Young, was appointed a director and trustee.
The Allegheny Land Trust elected Kevin J. Garber , a shareholder at Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, to its board of directors. Garber is a Duquesne University graduate.
Best Buddies Western Pennsylvania named Nick Buchko as high school/college program manager and Scott Hammerstrom as state eBuddies program manager. Buchko is a 2000 Slippery Rock graduate with a degree in community programs for Americans with disabilities. Hammerstrom, a 1992 Robert Morris College graduate with a degree in sports management, will work throughout Pennsylvania to increase eBuddies program awareness.
Insurance Restoration Services of Pittsburgh named Marci McDeavitt marketing representative. She has 11 years’ experience in the insurance industry.
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh named Adam Baron director of family and children’s services; Eileen Dusch assistant director of health, physical education and recreation; and Dan Stern division director of program services for the South Hills center. Baron is a recent University of Cincinnati graduate with a degree in history and Jewish studies. Dusch has been with the Jewish Community Center for more than five years, most recently as division director for program services at the South Hills location. Stern most recently was assistant director of the Emma Kaufmann Camp and worked in the field of children and families at the Jewish Community Center in Seattle.
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