People in the News

Posted: October 03, 2011

IMA Consulting, a Chadds Ford health-care management-consulting firm, has named Ilah Stolz a director in its operations-improvement line of service. She had been an executive vice president at B.E. Smith.

Pennoni Associates Inc., a Philadelphia engineering, design, and consulting firm, has promoted three to chief engineer from technical principals with the firm. Edward Pluciennik will be chief engineer for civil; Richard Roberts will be chief engineer for buildings and facilities; Kevin Davis will be chief engineer for environmental.

The Woodlynde School, a college-prep school for students with diverse learning styles, has hired Jill Dougherty as the head of Upper School. Margaret-Ann Koch, who has been the interim head of Upper School and head of Middle School, will now be the head of Middle and Lower Schools. Penny B. Moldofsky, who has been head of Lower School for 24 years, will be in the new role of director of the literacy institute.

Public Health Management Corp., Philadelphia, has named Wayne Pendleton to the new post of chief operating officer. Pendleton developed a specialized health-care-consulting firm while serving as executive director of a developing PACE program and home-care and hospice agency with South Jersey Healthcare.

Lincoln National Corp., Radnor, announced a new hire and a promotion:

Jamie DePeau was named corporate chief marketing officer. DePeau had been at TIAA-CREF, where she was senior vice president of marketing.

Jen Warne was promoted to senior vice president and head of talent from head of staffing.

The American Heart Association in Philadelphia has announced hires and promotions:

Aleta Rupert is the executive director and vice president of development. Rupert had been the regional vice president of Mid and Small Markets in the GRA affiliate of the American Heart Association.

Eileen Censullo is the vice president, quality initiatives. Censullo had been a clinical data manager at Document Solutions Group Inc.

Susan Evans is the senior director, marketing and communications. Evans had been the director of communications and media for the New Jersey Department of State.

Robin Johnson is the society director. Johnson had been the senior regional director, special events at the American Heart Association in New York.

Heidi G. Villari joined the Philadelphia law firm Mattioni Ltd. as a shareholder. She had been house counsel for The Mountebatton Surety Co.

Bernard Hodes Group Inc., a New York recruiter, has hired Susan Walsh as a client strategist in its Philadelphia office. She had been executive director, business development for NAS Recruitment Communications L.L.C.

Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst Ltd., an international law firm in Blue Bell focused on the business of insurance, has appointed Mary Anne Jaquay executive vice president and chief operating officer. She was named chief operating officer of the firm in 2008.

PR International L.L.C., a Wayne provider of data-storage services, has promoted Richard J. Carroll to chief business development officer from senior director Healthcare Systems.


Jim McCarthy has been promoted to vice president - safety and compliance at Airgas Inc., Radnor, from director of gas supply chain.

Devcon Security, a home security monitoring and business alarm company, has named Kathy Calderini general manager of its Philadelphia branch. She had been district sales manager - small business.           - Mike Zebe