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Tara Handforth
Tara Handforth
Posted: September 10, 2013

The accounting firm ParenteBeard promoted Ellen Hickman to principal in the firm's tax practice in its Philadelphia office. Hickman, an authority on international tax, had been a senior manager.

Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania, Souderton, promoted Jeffrey M. Schweitzer to chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1. He had been senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of Univest Corp. and Univest Bank & Trust Co.

TMG Health Inc., a King of Prussia firm that handles claims administration and other services for Medicare, Medicaid, and other health plans, promoted Sree Turlapati to director of product development, from manager of software development.

TD Wealth Private Client Group, Philadelphia, named Sherry A. Varrelman senior vice president and regional wealth leader for the Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and central New Jersey region. She had been managing director and market president for New Jersey in the Wealth Management Group of BNY Mellon.

Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy P.C., Philadelphia, hired Stephen G. Pollock as a shareholder. His practice will concentrate on real estate with a key focus on zoning, land use and development, and commercial and real estate litigation. He had been of counsel at Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads L.L.P., a member and chairman of the Lower Moreland Township Zoning Hearing Board, and was on the L&I transition teams for Mayors Rendell and Nutter.

Pennoni Associates, a Philadelphia engineering, design, and consulting firm, hired Craig Barbieri as design-technology manager in the Information Technology Division. He had been national director of practice technology for Kling Stubbins.

AirClic Inc., a Trevose provider of cloud-based software, hired Gavain McDonald as director of route- optimization solutions. He had been director of route engineering at Hostess Brands.

Rich Burg has been named assistant athletic director for football communications at Temple University. He had been president of 5 Star Unlimited and managed all media commitments for Donovan McNabb while with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Wells Fargo & Co., Conshohocken, promoted Tara Handforth to senior vice president and loan-team leader of its Suburban Philadelphia Regional Commercial Banking Office. She had been vice president and senior relationship manager.

Elemica, an Exton supply-chain operating network provider for the process industries, hired Patrick Faloona as vice president, sales, for North America, and Juan-Carlos Mani vice president, sales, for Europe. Faloona had been assistant vice president, Central Region Manufacturing, Retail Distribution at iGate Patni Computer Services. Mani had been vice president sales and marketing at EMEA at Process Systems Enterprise.

Pennoni Associates, a consulting engineering firm, hired Murat Arkan as a senior engineer in the geotechnical division in its Haddo Heights office. He had been director of geotechnical engineering services for Lippincott Jacobs Consulting Engineers.

Nuvon Inc., a Philadelphia electronic medical records company, hired Glen Hall as vice president, sales and marketing. He is cofounder of Consilium Healthcare Strategy Group and vice president of sales for ECRI Institute.

Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America, Philadelphia, named Michael Kaufman council scout executive. He had been executive of the Daniel Webster Boy Scout Council.

Patrick L. Williams has been hired as a senior real estate analyst for Stockton Real Estate Advisors L.L.C. He had been a project analyst with Balfour Beatty Investments.

Susquehanna Bank, Philadelphia, hired Debra Mirarchi as vice president, market manager, in the Philadelphia Metro Market.

JGWPT Holdings L.L.C., the Radnor holding company for the J.G. Wentworth and Peachtree Financial Solutions group of companies, hired Sean O'Reilly as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. The position was previously held by Philip Donahue, who has transitioned to the newly created role of senior vice president, business development. O'Reilly most recently served as general manager at JPMorgan Chase in Wilmington.

Susquehanna Bank, Media, hired Donna Marie Buscaglia as assistant vice president, branch relationship manager. She had been vice president at the BankCorp.

Henkels & McCoy Inc., a Blue Bell provider of infrastructure for the electric power, renewable energy, communications, natural gas and pipeline, and water industries, hired Carmine Battafarano as vice president of corporate development. He had been senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Burns & Roe.

Graham Co., a Philadelphia insurance and employee-benefits broker, promoted Christopher M. Keith to vice president, from producer.

Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford P.C., Lansdale, named Amy R. Stern a partner of the firm. She is head of the family law department.

- Mike Zebe

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