People on the move 06/20/21 | Business
Experienced clinical cardiologists and proven leaders George Ruiz, MD, have joined as President of Cardiology and Vice President of the Geisinger Heart Institute.
As a counterpart to John Conte, MD, President of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vice President of the Heart Institute, Lewis is Dr. Alfred Casale, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Surgical Services and President of the Heart Institute of Geisinger. Concludes the direction of the institute under.
With over 20 years of clinical experience, Lewis, in addition to his leadership role, cares for adult heart disease and adult congenital heart disease patients in central and northeastern Pennsylvania.
Lehigh Valley Health Network
John Pierro is the new Executive Vice President and COO of Health Network. Liv Vesely will be the new Senior Vice President and Director of Charities.
Pierro is from the Steward Health Care System, an $ 8 billion medical network with 35 hospitals in 10 states. He was the regional director of operations for the organization’s northern division, which includes two academic medical centers, 10 regional hospitals, 2,800 beds and more than 14,000 employees. There, Piero jointly led an interdisciplinary team of doctors and nurses who set up a community care service / system to reach the State’s # 1 Leapfrog Hospital with Patient Experience, with two Leapfrog hospitals ” nationally recognized as the “Top 100 Hospitals”. Three hospitals have been recognized nationally as Leapfrog’s “Best Hospitals” for the third consecutive year.
Vesely is from the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation in Florida, where he was president and director of promotion. During her tenure, she developed a global campaign strategy of $ 300 million and an operational development plan to support the long-term strategic vision of the medical center, guaranteeing more than $ 230 million over five years. Vesely designs and implements a comprehensive fundraising strategy, extends philanthropy to more markets, and builds strong relationships with community members and partner organizations in all regions where the network is present. ..
Lucerne County Public Defense Agency
The Pennsylvania Juvenile Advocacy Association (JDAP) has appointed attorney Cheryl Sobeski-Reedy as its two-year treasurer.
The association is a state-wide professional organization that provides training and legal resources to lawyers representing children in juvenile delinquency proceedings and promotes the quality and ethical representation of all disadvantaged young people.
Sobeski-Reedy is a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Juvenile Court Rules and Procedures Committee, Luzerne County Juvenile Justice Task Force, and has been a member of the JDAP Board of Directors since 2012.
Reuther + Bowen PC
A civil engineer based in Lackawanna County announced the promotion of the following staff:
Thomas P. Murphy Jr., PE, has been appointed director of the company. Murphy joined the company in 2012 and has over 20 years of experience as the Chief Design Engineer for many major projects such as hospitals, medical facilities, university buildings, skyscrapers and buildings. headquarters. As head of structural engineering, Murphy is a leader in many categories and a role model in others. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University Park University with a specialization in structural engineering.
David P. Lopatka has been promoted to Principal. Lopatka joined the company seven years ago and has since played a direct and significant role in the growth and development of the civil engineering team. Lopatka has over 25 years of experience in the design and licensing of institutional, commercial and industrial projects and continues to act as a leader in ministerial and land development projects. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Commerce degree from Wilkes University.
Ed Eckardt has been promoted to director. Since its founding in 2001, Eckardt has led the Steel Detail team, an expert in the development of production drawings, connectivity design and the management of many complex projects with tight deadlines. He has been involved in several projects such as Integrated Project Delivery Principal and LEAN Design Strategy. He continues to lead the retail group.
Michael J from PE. Stremski has been promoted to associate director. Stremski is a seasoned project manager and senior structural engineer with a long list of project results, including various large-scale projects. He brings a spirit of collaboration and strong leadership to all projects and teams. As Deputy Head of the Structure Department, Stremski will continue to take responsibility for the performance of the project team on multiple simultaneous projects, while being actively involved in all aspects of each project until its successful completion. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architectural engineering and structural options from Pennsylvania State University University Park.
Michael Malone has been promoted to Senior Associate. As a Senior Draftsman, Malone has over 20 years of experience in the drafting and design of steel structures, demonstrating excellent skills in developing solutions to complex problems. His strong communication skills and leadership within the department are the strengths of the team.
Robin N. Vergari, PE and SE were promoted to Senior Associates. Vergari has been with the company since 2014 and has worked as a project manager on a variety of projects. She continues to take on more responsibility and works well with clients on many of the company’s largest and most complex projects. Vergari holds a master’s degree in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
Lisa B. Smith has been promoted to Senior Partner. Smith joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer in 2015 and was responsible for the overall management of the company’s marketing capabilities, including strategic sales, relationship building and customer-specific marketing. Smith has nearly 25 years of advertising and marketing experience, including over 15 years in the A / E industry.
Thomas Voglino, PE has been promoted to Senior Associate. Voglino has been working in the company for 6 years as Senior Civil Engineer and Deputy Director of the Civil Engineering Department. During his tenure he was determined to improve excellence within the department. Voglino continues as the Senior Project Manager for many of the company’s land development projects across multiple market sectors, providing global civil engineering design and procurement under local, state and federal license. Voglino holds a bachelor’s degree in scientific and environmental engineering from Wilkes University.
Brett Mace, PE was promoted to Partner. A graduate of the Renseria Polytech Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Mace provides the company with advanced structural engineering knowledge and design capabilities. This has proven invaluable in many complex projects with tight deadlines, as well as his commitment to responsiveness and a high level of enthusiasm for the project. Mace holds a bachelor’s degree in scientific and structural engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
Computer Professor Yaodong Bi, Ph.D. Was selected as Teacher of the Year in a college class in 2021. This award was presented at the Virtual Class Night event on May 21.
The award recognizes faculty members who maintain a high standard of academic excellence and impartiality and, through their enthusiasm and dedication, stimulate students’ interest in the field of education. The University Senate Academic Support Committee established the award in 1996.
Bi joined Scranton Faculty in 1991.
Bi holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the Northeast Institute of Technology in Shenyang, People’s Republic of China, and a doctorate. From the University of Illinois.
United Neighborhood Center in northeastern Pennsylvania
Meganley was recently promoted to Director of Community Services.
Lee has been a case manager and director of housing since February 2020. She worked for the agency from 2007 to 2009 and was a nature specialist, group supervisor of childcare assistants and extracurricular art presenter at the Project Hope summer camp. A program for young people while earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Keystone University. Lee Seung-yuop returned to the region and the organization after eight years working in Korean education and in the television and film industry in New York City.
Lee oversees 14 community service programs offered from the Olive Street location in Scranton.