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On The Move: June, 2012

by Editorial Staff--South Jersey Biz
Comings, goings, hirings, retirings and more in South Jersey.

Comings and Goings

Andrew Yuh (pictured) joined Maran Corporate Risk Associates, in Voorhees, as a sales executive, responsible for strategic direction, management, and oversight of insurance programs for the Korean-American audience. Adam Bradford Carr also joined Maran as a sales representative; while Christopher D. Fifis was added to its Philadelphia Regional Office. Fifis, of Lumberton, will join the sales representative staff.

Kathryn M. Gilbertson Shabel joined the Mount Laurel office of Parker McCay P.A. Gilbertson will serve as an associate with the Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Department.

Capehart Scatchard welcomed Scott M. Russ to its Mount Laurel office. Russ will join the firm’s litigation department as an associate, with a concentration in auto/trucking, premises, products/machinery and construction lawsuits as well as professional malpractice.

Ronda Abbruzzese has been appointed the director of Business Development in Glassboro. Her position is new and she will work on business retention and attraction on Rowan Boulevard and downtown.

Hyland Levin LLP in Marlton announced that environmental and land use attorney Robert S. Baranowski Jr. will become of counsel at the firm. Baranowski is also secretary of the state Bar Association Land Use Section Board of Directors.

The Law Offices of Charny, Charny & Karpousis of Mount Laurel welcomed back Nancy D. Gold to their Divorce and Family Law Group. Gold returns to the firm after a six-month sabbatical.

Duly Noted

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill won several excellence awards at the JCCs of North America Biennial held in New Orleans in May. The Zahav Award, the highest honor bestowed, was given in the planning category for Marketing and Communications Excellence. The JCC was awarded two Kol Ha Kavod Awards, the first in the Traditional Media category for the Public Relations Campaign for the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books & Culture of the Katz JCC; the second in the Jewish Impact category for the Gourmet Wine & Dine event.

Price & Price Elder Law, based in Haddonfield, introduced a new Mobile Interactive Law Office (MiLO). The MiLO service allows the firm’s legal team to meet homebound or facility-based clients on-site in an emergency by video teleconference.

Sheri Rourke, a sales associate with Long & Foster Real Estate in Cherry Hill, was named Top Producer and Top Lister for 2011 for the entire real estate company. Rourke is a member of Long & Foster’s Chairman’s Club for producing more than $4.1 million in settled sales volume in 2011.

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center received the 2012 HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. This places the medical center among an elite group of only 263 hospitals to receive the designation, which collectively represents the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals in the country for patient safety. Our Lady of Lourdes is one of only five hospitals in New Jersey and the only one in southern New Jersey to receive the award.

Mark D. Shapiro, founding partner at Hyland Levin LLP, was installed as board president for the Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service. Shapiro has been a volunteer with the Jewish Federation since 1993. He has been involved with Jewish Family & Children’s Service since he joined the board in 2003. Shapiro has been on the executive committee since 2005 and vice president from 2005 to 2009.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust announced a new lease with Elena Wu at Voorhees Town Center on the heels of an announcement earlier in the month that Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant will also locate at Voorhees Town Center. Set to open in spring 2013, Elana Wu’s new 2,954-square-foot restaurant will further Voorhees Town Center’s diversity in dining options.

Former Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski has added another golf course to his management company. He bought the par-72, 18-hole Blue Heron Pines Golf Club in Galloway earlier this month.

Joan Delaney and Erin Blank, members of Long & Foster’s Moores­town office, received the Realty Alliance Award. This award indicates that Delaney and Blank are in the top five percent of residential real estate sales professionals in North America.

William Sharrar, M.D. and Sidney Sussman, M.D. were honored by the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper and The Cooper Foundation for providing pediatric care to children across South Jersey for more than three decades. They received the Champion for Children Award in recognition of their contributions.

Pottery Barn announced plans for a lease at the Cherry Hill Mall. The upscale furniture and housewares store will open an 8,500-square-foot location this fall.

Timothy J. Rice, Esq. announced that his law firm (formerly the Law Office of Timothy J. Rice) is re-branding itself as Timothy Rice Estate and Elder Law, rolling out a new image in an effort to more clearly reflect its 100-percent devotion to estate and elder law issues.

Two insurance agencies in South Jersey have joined forces with the recent acquisition by Hardenbergh Insurance Group of the servicing operations of Guardian Property & Casualty Insurance Agency, Inc. Hardenbergh, with its headquarters in Voorhees, adds Guardian’s Marlton office to its locations in Gibbstown and Northfield. With the move, Hardenbergh now has direct operations in four of the area’s key counties.

Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 2, Issue 6 (June, 2012).
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