2 promoted at
Hunt Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors, P.C. announces two staff members have been promoted to associates in the firm.
According to Hunt president and CEO Dan Bower, "Individuals earning associate status have demonstrated outstanding job performance and a commitment to the firm, and are on a track to greater leadership roles at Hunt."
Kristie Rathbun joined Hunt in 2006 as a structural engineer. She is a Penn State graduate with 14 years of structural design experience. Her work includes design for hospitals, corporate office buildings, and schools. Rathbun recently completed the award-winning structural design for the Alternative School for Math and Science in Corning, N.Y. She lives in Gillett, N.Y., with her husband, Darin, and their two children.
Ben Gustafson joined Hunt in 2009 as a civil engineer. Gustafson is a graduate of Valparaiso University. He earned his professional engineering license in Pennsylvania in 2010, and for New York state in 2011. He began his career as a site designer, completing utility work for a large home building in the Philadelphia region.
For Hunt, Gustafson works as a project manager, having completed site work for the Rochester Housing Authority, University at Buffalo, and a senior housing complex in Auburn. He and his wife, Jessica, have two daughters, and live in Rochester, N.Y.
Hunt is a 110-person professional consulting firm with offices in Towanda and in Horseheads and Rochester, N.Y., offering comprehensive engineering, architecture, and surveying services to municipal, commercial, and educational clients.
Bank names assistant
Christine Appleman has been named assistant vice president of West Milton State Bank. She joined the community banking team in August of 2011, and is the resid-ential mortgage manager. Appleman has more than 30 years of banking experience.
She resides in Danville with her husband, Robert.
Community banking officer selected
West Milton State Bank announces Kathy L. Kline is joining its banking team as Lewisburg's community banking officer. She is a Selins-grove High School graduate and has received a General Banking Diploma from American Bankers Association. Kline brings more than 20 years of banking experience to West Milton State Bank.
She resides in Middleburg with her husband, Brian, and daughter, Kayla.
Real estate agents
Agents from Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate attended the Coldwell Banker Genblue sales rally in Mashantucket, Conn., featuring speakers; Budge Huskey, president and CEO; Mike Fischer, chief marketing officer; and Zan Monroe; inspirational speaker. Agents from Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate in attendance were Martha Barrick, Lise Barrick, Ann Hilliard, Katie Hilliard, Cara Glazer and Patrice Cahill.
Real estate agent
joins area frim
Bill Hodrick, broker/owner, announces the addition of Mindy Umstead to the Prudential Hodrick Realty team.
Umstead brings 13 years of customer service to the real estate field. She is a member of the West Branch Valley Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
Umstead was raised in the Cogan Station area and lives in Montoursville. She specializes in Lycoming County and all the communities therein and can assist buyers and sellers with their real estate needs throughout the region.
"We're proud to welcome Mindy to the Prudential Hodrick Realty team. With her experience in customer service, she'll be a great asset to the team and the community," said Bill Hodrick, broker and owner of Prudential Hodrick Realty.
Real estate agency
adds to sales team
Weirchert Realtors - Premier, 25 W. Third St., has announced that real estate agents Lee Freeman, Jr., Julie A. Williams, have joined the sales team of the Williamsport agency.
A 27-year resident of the area, Freeman will assist homebuyers and sellers in Lycoming County. He is a member of the West Branch Valley Association of Realtors and lives in Williamsport.
Freeman has professional background in the hydraulic fracturing, nursery, and landscaping industries.
A 36-year resident of the area, Williams is a member of the West Branch Valley Association of Realtors and lives in Roaring Branch and Canton.
She attends Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Church and is active in the PTA.
Prior to real estate, Williams was owner of a cosmetology business.
Firm selects 2012
consultant of year
Dan Johnson was named the Top Housing Consultant of the Year for 2012, and received a sales award by Fine Line Homes founder and president, George Parmer.
Johnson completed his 15th year and led all consultants in sales volume.