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Openings, closings, hirings and retirings in our region.

by South Jersey Biz

American Water named Cheryl Norton as president of New Jersey American Water and senior vice president of the American Water Eastern’s Division, and James Merante as vice president and treasurer American Water also announced an expanded role for Brian Chin, senior vice president of strategic financial planning.
Hematologist and oncologist Cassandra Leigh Thomas, MD, and cardiothoracic surgeon Charles Stivala, DO, recently joined the medical sta? at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center.
Dilworth Paxson LLP has announced that partner Edward “Ted” F. Behm Jr. has been promoted within the partnership ranks of the firm, while attorneys Stephanie Searles VogelBenjamin W. Spang and Ira N. Glauber were elevated to partners. Additionally, Dilworth Paxson added Victoria Reider to the firm’s banking and financial services and corporate and business development practice groups.
Jeff Geoghan has been named marketing manager for Coldwell Banker Preferred, responsible for the company’s 10 offices in the Greater Philadelphia region and Delaware Valley.
Michael Innis-Thompson has been named senior vice president, head of national community lending for TD Bank’s residential lending business. Innis-Thompson will oversee strategy and development of the community mortgage sales process and expansion of enhanced product offerings catering to the diverse TD Bank client base, as well as ensure compliance with regulation in the mortgage lending space.
Neurologist and researcher Dr. Tudor Jovin has joined Cooper University Health Care as chief and chairman of Cooper Neurological Institute. He is board certified in neurology and has additional board certifications in vascular neurology and critical care neurology.
Talha Shaikh, MD, MBA, was recently appointed the medical director of radiation oncology at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County.
Duly Noted
The Virtua Breast Care Center has been granted a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancers (NAPBC) for the fourth year in a row. With offices in Moorestown and Voorhees, the Virtua program is one of four NAPBC-accredited breast centers in South Jersey.
Former Campbell Soup Company president and chief executive officer Denise Morrison has been elected to the Quest Diagnostics board of directors.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has recognized eight Pepco Holdings employees with Technology Transfer Awards for their innovative work on projects to advance the customer experience at Atlantic City Electric, Delmarva Power and Pepco. EPRI gives the awards annually to energy company employees who have explored and implemented innovative technologies on behalf of their company and the industry.
David Gaskin has been elected as chair of the board of Oaks Integrated Care.
New Jersey Realtors has presented their Platinum “Circle of Excellence” Award to Jacki Smoyer of Moorestown. The NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award recognizes members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of salesmanship.
Hutchinson was recently presented with the Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Platinum Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Award at the Annual Excellence in Construction Conference and Expo. The ABC’s STEP Award recognizes companies that are on a continual road map to world-class safety performance.
Brian W. Jones, president/CEO and director of The First National Bank of Elmer, has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.
Parker McCay has been ranked first among law firms in South Jersey and fourth in the state in its role as bond counsel based on dollar volume of transactions completed in 2018 by The Bond Buyer, the leading national publication serving the municipal bond marketplace.
Jill Squiers of AmeriHealth New Jersey has been elected chair of the New Jersey Association of Health Plans.
Joanne Rosen, Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice’s vice president of marketing and public affairs, was recognized for 25 years of service to the organization.
Elder care attorney Justin Scott has moved his practice to 1230 Brace Road in Cherry Hill.
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
Erika L. Rush, AICP, PP, has been elected to the Urban Engineers board of directors. Rush serves as a firm vice president and practice leader for planning services.
Susan Anderson,controller of DeSimone Construction, has been selected for inclusion in the Trademark Women of Distinction Honors Edition for demonstrating dedication, leadership and professional excellence in education.

Joe Ford has been named chairman of The Food Bank of South Jersey’s board of trustees.

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Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 9, Issue 3 (March 2019).

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