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February 5, 1999 | By Herb Drill, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Bob A. Hedges, 80, who had taught insurance risk management and was an associate dean at Temple University, died Monday at his Ambler home. He had been afflicted with acute leukemia. Holder of a doctorate from the University of Illinois, he was chairman of the risk-management and insurance department at Temple for four years, then was associate dean of the business school from 1969 to 1975 before retiring. He was a director and former president of the American Risk and Insurance Association.
BUSINESS
September 11, 2012
Siobhan A. Reardon , president of the Free Library of Philadelphia, was named chair of Lyrasis , a regional nonprofit membership organization serving libraries. Michelle Portnoff , founder of Portnoff Law Associates Ltd., Norristown, was elected to the board of governors of Gratz College in Melrose Park. Blank Rome L.L.P. associate Eric G. Fikry was elected secretary of the Camden County Bar Association. The Alumni Association at La Salle University , a nonprofit educational institution, elected the following board members: Alexis R. Abate , marketing coordinator at the Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University.
BUSINESS
June 2, 2012 | Inquirer Staff Report
Aon Affinity Insurance Services Inc., a Hatboro unit of Aon P.L.C., a global insurance broker and risk management firm, said it completed its $70 million purchase of Access Plans Inc., a Norman, Okla., marketing company that sells insurance and other products and services to membership groups. The deal is expected to add $18 million in annual revenue to Aon, which had $3 billion in revenue last year. With the addition of Access Plans staff, Aon Affinity now employs 1,270 in the United States, including 450 in Hatboro.
BUSINESS
February 13, 2012
Audrey R. Jadczak has been named chief nursing officer and vice president of education and research for Lourdes Health System . Jadczak had been vice president of patient services and chief nursing officer at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne.   CBIZ MHM L.L.C. , a professional business-services company, has promoted David Stagliano to managing director from senior manager in its Philadelphia office.   ParenteBeard L.L.C. , Philadelphia, has promoted Amber Mallon to the new position of chief marketing and communications officer from director of communications.
BUSINESS
March 22, 2013 | By Harold Brubaker, Inquirer Staff Writer
Richard Graham is director of insurance and risk control for the Crozer-Keystone Health System. It's not the kind of job that one aims for in college, but it is where one might end up after a string of increasingly responsible positions, Graham said in an interview this week. To formalize connections in his field and help smooth that path for others, Graham helped form the Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council, an organization that is employer-based as opposed to one driven by insurers.
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BUSINESS
June 2, 2015
The Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce has appointed Gary Kozick and Mark Pliner to its board. Kozick is sole proprietor of Gary Kozick Elder Care Solutions L.L.C. in Blue Bell. Pliner is a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch in Philadelphia. The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers , Camden, named Kimberly D. Barnes , vice president of planning and development at Lourdes Health System , as chair of its board of directors. Barnes will serve a three-year term.
SPORTS
May 16, 2013 | By Sam Donnellon, Daily News Staff Writer
NEW SIXERS president of basketball operations and general manager Sam Hinkie said yesterday that he likes "smart risks," likes to "push the chips to the middle of the table in a big way" if he sees "something where you can find an edge. " Sixers owner Josh Harris repeated again yesterday, several times in fact, that despite the train wreck of a season created by last summer's Andrew Bynum deal, he would do it all over again. Hinkie said that he liked that about Josh, that it swayed him in accepting Harris' offer to leave the Houston Rockets for the Sixers.
BUSINESS
March 22, 2013 | By Harold Brubaker, Inquirer Staff Writer
Richard Graham is director of insurance and risk control for the Crozer-Keystone Health System. It's not the kind of job that one aims for in college, but it is where one might end up after a string of increasingly responsible positions, Graham said in an interview this week. To formalize connections in his field and help smooth that path for others, Graham helped form the Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council, an organization that is employer-based as opposed to one driven by insurers.
NEWS
March 5, 2013 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
David Reed Johnson, 78, cofounder of Johnson, Kendall & Johnson Property & Casualty Insurance Co., died of respiratory failure Sunday, Feb. 24, at Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown. In 1959, Mr. Johnson; his brother, Edwin T.; and Ted S. Kendall founded the Johnson Co., an insurance brokerage and risk-management firm. To serve life-insurance clients requesting information about pensions, retirement plans, and health insurance, the brothers established a consulting firm in 1963 that evolved into the Johnson Cos. In 1980, Johnson Cos. vice president Ted Benna discovered a way to take advantage of section 401(k)
SPORTS
November 5, 2012 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Alison McCardell believes that Clearview's special season in field hockey is the result of more than the Pioneers' hard work and talent. The Clearview senior, who has committed to continue her athletic career at Drexel University, is convinced that team spirit is the secret to the Pioneers' success. "It's a huge factor for us," McCardell said of the camaraderie. "It means so much when you are in tough situations on the field and you can all pull together and rely on each other.
BUSINESS
September 18, 2012
Harsco Corp. , a diversified global industrial services and engineered-products company in Camp Hill, named Patrick K. Decker president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Henry W. Knueppel, who has been interim chairman and chief executive officer and will serve as the company's independent non-executive chairman. Decker was president of Tyco Flow Control, a unit of Tyco International Ltd. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society , Philadelphia, has hired Nancy A. Goldenberg as senior vice president for programs and planning.
BUSINESS
June 2, 2012 | Inquirer Staff Report
Aon Affinity Insurance Services Inc., a Hatboro unit of Aon P.L.C., a global insurance broker and risk management firm, said it completed its $70 million purchase of Access Plans Inc., a Norman, Okla., marketing company that sells insurance and other products and services to membership groups. The deal is expected to add $18 million in annual revenue to Aon, which had $3 billion in revenue last year. With the addition of Access Plans staff, Aon Affinity now employs 1,270 in the United States, including 450 in Hatboro.
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