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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Easton Mayor Sal Panto, Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan, Allentown Mayor Edward Pawlowski and Whitehall Mayor Edward D. Hozza, Jr. will discuss green initiatives and sustainability strategies, 11:30 a.m. March 28, Wood Dining Room, Iacocca Hall, Mountaintop Campus, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.

The session, organized by the Lehigh Valley Branch of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, will be moderated by Amy Burkett, manager of WLVT-TV and host of the Emmy-nominated series "Tempo...

First LV Beer Week Feb. 11-17

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The first Lehigh Valley Beer Week, featuring craft beer-related events, is Feb. 11 - 17.

Jesse Albertson, Fegley's Brew Works general manager, who proposed the idea, said, "I saw the success and community of Philly Beer Week and thought, 'Why can't we do this in the Lehigh Valley?'"

The list of participating breweries, pubs and restaurants is more than 20.

There will be pub takeovers, brew tours, beer tastings, beer dinners, rare beer releases and other events.


Lafayette College chooses first female president

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Alison R. Byerly has been named the 17th president of Lafayette College.

Byerly takes office on July 1 as the first woman president of Lafayette, which was founded in 1826.

She succeeds Daniel H. Weiss, who assumes the presidency of Haverford College in July.

Byerly has served in leadership positions at Middlebury College for 13 years, most recently as provost and executive vice president.

Byerly holds an interdisciplinary faculty appointment at Middlebury and has...

Phoebe announces changes on its management team

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Phoebe has announced two promotions on its management team and one other appointment.

Sandy Massetti, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Services was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Healthcare Officer.

Revena M. Rossi, who previously served as Vice President, Finance, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Finance.

Regina Filipovits was appointed Director of Admissions and Marketing for Phoebe Allentown.

Massetti, LSW, NHA, has been employed by...


Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Coordinated Health celebrates the opening of its Women's Health facility, 6 - 8 p.m. Jan. 24, Suite 201, 1405 Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown.

Gynecologists Bruce Viechnicki, MD; Gayllyn Faust Rakos, DO; and Deborah Villeneuve, MD provide a full-range of care throughout the spectrum of a woman's life, from adolescent gynecology through menopausal management and geriatric medicine.

Cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon Gregg Guilfoyle, DO, joins the women's health team in...

'Year of recovery' reported for LV housing market

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR) Jan. 15 supports 2012 as a year of recovery for the local housing market.

As of December 2012, year-to-date sales were recorded at 5,701, up 13 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 5,046.

LVAR's research shows there were 6,374 pending sales year-to-date, which indicates transactions in process that have not yet closed. This figure marks an increase of 30 percent over 2011 year-to-date pending sales of 4,891....

Financial Group appoints specialist

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Ken Kovacs has joined Lehigh Valley Financial Group, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), as a financial services professional.

Ken is a specialist in Family Life Insurance Programs, Disability Income Protection, College Planning Strategies, Retirement Planning, Business Succession Planning, Group Retirement Planning, and Long Term Care Insurance Programs.

Kovacs was most recently with Summit Financial Resources.

He received an...

DeSales Ethics Forum names three companies as finalists

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace has announced the finalists for the 2012-2013 Societas Award for Responsible Corporate Conduct. The winner of the competition will be presented with the award at a luncheon, noon Jan. 31, University Center, DeSales University, Center Valley.

Three well-known regional companies made the list after completing a rigorous application process. They are: Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C.; Jaindl Companies; and Prudential Patt, White Real Estate.


Allentown Rescue Mission announces hiring new CEO

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Allentown Rescue Mission has announced the hiring of Chris Aylward as its new Chief Executive Officer

Aylward has more than 20 years experience helping homeless and impoverished individuals achieve personal, professional and spiritual growth. Aylward replaces Gary Millspaugh, who served as Executive Director.

"Chris stood out to us for two reasons," said Tom Gibson, Allentown Rescue Mission Board President. "He has an outstanding record for improving operational excellence...

Da Vinci director resigns, replacement search underway

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Da Vinci Science Center (DSC) has announced that its Executive Director and CEO, Troy A. Thrash was offered and has accepted the position of President and CEO of the Air Zoo museum, Portage, Mich., an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

The Da Vinci Center's Director of Finance and Human Resources, MaryAnn Woods Przekurat, will serve as the organization's interim CEO starting Jan. 24.

A search process for a new CEO has begun, said Frank K. Schweighardt, Ph.D.,...