Lehigh Valley Business reported that Stephanie A. Austin has joined Penn Community Bank as its new chief financial officer. She comes with a deep knowledge of the banking and financial industries.
Attorney at Law Magazine noted that national business and tax law firm Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry recently hired tax controversy attorney, Katherine Schadler Jordan to their Philadelphia office.
Several media outlets including the Doylestown Patch reported that the Annual Crystal Ball Gala for the Hepatitis B Foundation, the organization’s leading fundraiser brought in more than $120,000 in April for research funding towards finding the cure against the hepatitis B virus that affects more than 12 million Americans and 2 billion people worldwide.
It was noted in the online legal publication, Law360.com (subscription required), that Norristown-based full service law firm, High Swartz LLP and Doylestown law firm of McNamara, Bolla and Panzer have joined together to form one firm that will serve both Montgomery County and Bucks County. The two offices will now be under the name of High Swartz and create a firm of 28 attorneys and 18 staff that can better support clients in the Bucks-Mont region.
On another note, Attorney at Law Magazine, reported that the law offices of High Swartz LLP is an active sponsor of the Main Line Art Center’s annual Spring Gala Party. This year’s theme is Bowie to Bauhaus, which helps support the award-winning programs the art center offers the community.
The Jewish Exponent reported that Philip Karter of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry spoke to attorneys at the Montgomery County Bar Association. His presentation entitled, “Help, My Client Is Being Audited, What Do I Do?” is specifically for attorneys unfamiliar with the federal audit process.
New Vitae Wellness and Recovery’s William Leiner spoke at 2016 American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s Pennsylvania Chapter Annual Conference. Leiner is director of wellness for the organization’s Mount Trexler Manor and Young Adult Services. In other news, Bioportfolio.com mentioned that The Mitchell Clinic has opened in Emmaus under New Vitae and will be offering a variety of outpatient behavioral health services at the location.
Philadelphia’s CityBizList.com reported that Penn Community Bank was the Diamond Sponsor for the annual fundraising gala, Hard Hats and High Heels for Habitat for Humanity Bucks County. The event is the organization’s premier fundraiser with the opportunity to honor those who support Habitat throughout the year.
Longtime bank employee Todd Hurley, was featured in an article in Lehigh Valley Business as being named the executive director of Penn Community Bank’s newly formed Penn Community Foundation. Hurley will hold the title of chief relationship officer. He will be tasked with, among other things, helping the residents, businesses and others in the community reach their financial goals.
Formerly known as EagleView Advisors, Inc., a subsidiary of Penn Community Bank, has officially changed their name to Penn Investment Advisors, Inc. as mentioned in the Bucks County Courier Times.
Raffaele Puppio attorney, Michael Puppio was mentioned on CityBizList.com for speaking to Delaware County school superintendents regarding construction law and how it affects their institutions.
It was noted in The Legal Intelligencer that Dr. Carly A. Shanahan of the Philadelphia region’s intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP attended the Joint Patent Practice Seminar on April 21 to discuss “In re Queen’s University at Kingston: Whether to Recognize Patent Agent Privilege,” on a panel that focused on the United States Patent and Trademark Office.