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Cheryl A. Garber
Cheryl A. Garber
Posted: April 15, 2014

Cheryl A. Garber has joined the Morrisville firm of Curtin & Heefner L.L.P. as a partner in the commercial services and litigation departments. She had been a partner with Fox Rothschild.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C., Philadelphia, hired Andrew G. Hope as an associate in its litigation practice. He was an associate with Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer L.L.P.

Sun Home Loans, the residential-mortgage division of Sun National Bank, Mount Laurel, hired Theresa M. Trainum as senior vice president and chief operating officer. She had been vice president/fulfillment site leader with Bank of America/Countrywide.

Maria L. Halluska-Handy has been appointed medical director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park. Halluska-Handy had served as an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia since 2003.

Lincoln Financial Group Distribution, Radnor, hired LuJean Smith as vice president of communications. Smith had served as global communications leader for GE Power & Water, Water & Process Technologies in Trevose.

Mercy Health System, Conshohocken, named Peter Cardinal president of the Mercy Physician Network. He had been medical director and acting chief medical information officer at Holy Spirit Health System in Camp Hill.

Campbell Soup Co., Camden, promoted Dave Biegger to senior vice president, global supply chain, effective April 1. He succeeds David White, who will retire from the company. Biegger had been vice president, North America supply chain.

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Philadelphia, promoted Carmen Tedesco to general manager, from maitre d. Richie Furino, former general manager, has been promoted to regional manager.

The Securities and Exchange Commission has named G. Jeffrey Boujoukos associate regional director for enforcement in the Philadelphia office. As regional trial counsel since joining the SEC in 2009, Boujoukos has supervised the Philadelphia office's trial unit. Before joining the SEC, he was a partner in the litigation department of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

American Executive Centers, King of Prussia, has named Milena Bish general manager of its King of Prussia facility. She had been business support-services administrator.

Benetrends, a North Wales provider of franchise funding, has hired Stacey Kuzniasz as Small Business Administration funding specialist and Britt Blakeley as senior sales consultant. Kuzniasz previously served as associate vice president, SBA operations, for First Colonial Community Bank. Blakeley was a franchise consultant with FranChoice.

National Penn Bancshares Inc., Allentown, has named Christopher Reed assistant vice president and a relationship manager in its private-banking group, based in the company's Berwyn Business Center. He had been an internal wholesaler for Vanguard.

Graham Co., a Philadelphia insurance and employee benefits broker, has hired Sean P. Cullen as claims consultant and Luke A. Foley and Steven Phillabaum as producers. Cullen had been a claims advocate for USI MidAtlantic Inc. in Fort Washington. Foley had been an account executive at Zurich Insurance. Phillabaum had served in the U.S. Navy.

ParenteBeard has appointed Jackie Beach human-resources manager in the firm's Philadelphia region. She had been human-resources manager at UniTek Global Services.

Pennsylvania's Public School Employees' Retirement System has hired acting chief investment officer James H. Grossman Jr. as chief investment officer.

Aetna Inc., Hartford, Conn., has named Laurie Brubaker president of the company's Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia operations. She had been the insurer's chief culture officer.

WePAC, a group that promotes childhood literacy in Philadelphia public schools, has promoted Mica Navarro Lopez to deputy executive director, from library programs coordinator.

Delco Development L.L.C., Woodbridge, has promoted Brittany Adams to assistant general manager of the Hampton Inn in Woodbridge. She had been assistant to the senior vice president of Delco Development's Hotel Division.

TD Bank, Philadelphia, promoted Tariq Parvez to assistant vice president, store manager, from assistant store manager. Ryan M. Fitzpatrick has been hired as assistant vice president, store manager of a branch in Southampton; he had been branch manager at a Susquehanna Bank in Bucks County.

WSFS Financial Corp., parent company of WSFS Bank, has promoted Charles K. Mosher to senior vice president and controller, from vice president and assistant controller.

White & Williams L.L.P. Philadelphia, has hired Kevin F. Berry as a partner and member of its commercial-litigation department. He had been an attorney with Duane Morris.

FreedomPay, a Radnor provider of secure commerce-platform technology, has hired Marc Pereira as vice president of technology. He had been a senior manager of developer and technology tools at eBay Enterprises.

North American Spirits & Wine Brokerage, a division of Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., has named Brad Reynolds vice president, general manager of Pennsylvania. He had been commercial marketing director, East Region control states. - Mike Zebe

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