ere's a roundup of recent hirings and promotions of management-level employees who live or work in Lancaster County.
• David Aichele has been appointed executive director of the Downtown Investment District.
He continues as director of clean and safe services for the Lancaster City Alliance, his responsibilities since joining a predecessor organization, the James Street Improvement District, in 2006.
Aichele, of Millersville, previously was a police officer in Lancaster city and West Lampeter Township, and was a Millersville Borough Council member.
The DID is a separate entity that’s managed by the Lancaster City Alliance.
As executive director of the DID, Aichele succeeds Marshall Snively, who continues as the president of the Lancaster City Alliance.
• Saxton & Stump has hired Jonathan D. Landua as an associate attorney, focusing on health care, health care litigation and commercial litigation.
Landua, of West Chester, most recently was a litigation associate at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University and a law degree from Widener University.
• Warfel Construction has promoted Luke Peterson to project manager.
Peterson, of Lancaster, joined Warfel in 2014 as a project engineer, following his work for Warfel as an operations intern.
He is a Bucknell University graduate.
• The Jay Group has hired Phil Holt as contact center director and promoted Mike Berg to director of information technology.
Holt, of Lancaster, most recently was a senior vice president for Donnelley Financial Solutions. He has more than 38 years of information technology, finance and customer service experience.
Holt is a Franklin & Marshall College graduate.
Berg, of York, joined The Jay Group in 2017 as manager of information technology strategic innovation. He has more than 23 years of experience in software development, operations, and e-commerce fulfillment.
• Providence Engineering has promoted Zak Wolpert to vice president of market development.
Wolpert, of York, was hired in 2017 as director of market development. He is a Shippensburg University graduate.
• Russell, Krafft & Gruber has hired hired Laura E. McGarry as an associate attorney.
McGarry, of Lititz, most recently was an assistant county solicitor representing the Lancaster County Children & Youth Social Service Agency and the county Office of Aging.
McGarry has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and a law degree from Penn State Law.
• HDC MidAltantic has promoted to Deborah Gable to director of resident services.
Gable, of York, had been HDC’s resident services manager for five years.
Gable holds a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and a master’s degree from Hood College.
• J. Hilburn Lancaster has promoted Lisa Torba to managing partner.
Torba, of Lancaster, joined J. Hilburn in 2016. Most recently she was an associate managing partner. Torba is a Rider College graduate.
• Hershey Federal Credit Union has hired Joseph E. Marchese as acting president and CEO while current president and CEO Paul R. Wagner approaches his Feb. 28 retirement.
Marchese, of Lititz, has worked in banking since 2009. He most recently was assistant vice president and commercial relationship manager at Ephrata National Bank.
Marchese holds bachelor’s degrees from Elizabethtown College and Molloy College.
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