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Barley Snyder

Lehigh Valley Business has named Thad M. Gelsinger, partner of Barley Snyder, to its annual Forty Under 40 List. The list recognizes professionals 40 and under who have achieved success in the Central Pennsylvania region. Recipients were selected based on their professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change.

THAD M. GELSINGER

Gelsinger is a partner in the firm’s Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Construction groups, focusing his practice on personal injury, commercial and trust litigation. He is currently a board member and chair of the Civil Litigation Section of the Berks County Bar Association. Gelsinger has also served on the board of directors and as president of the Greater Reading Young Professionals, the board of directors of the Berks County chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, and a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. .

Miller-Keystone Blood Center

Lina Barbieri, CFRE, has joined Miller-Keystone Blood Center as Director of Philanthropy. Barbieri graduated from DeSales University (Center Valley, Pennsylvania) with a degree in corporate communications and received her certification as a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) in 2013.

LINA BARBIERI
LINA BARBIERI

Prior to joining the Blood Center, she served as Associate Vice President of Annual Giving at DeSales University. She also owned Lina Barbieri Public Relations for five years and has held marketing and communications positions at DeSales University, Cabrini College, Muhlenberg College and Binney & Smith.

In her new role, Barbieri will be responsible for all operations of Blood Center’s fund development department, including individual giving, corporate and community partnerships, special events, grant applications and more. She will also play a vital role in maintaining and expanding the Blood Center brand in the communities it serves.

RKL LLP

Timothy Kraft, CPA, partner at RKL LLP, has been named one of forty winners under 40 from Lehigh Valley Business. The award recognizes professionals 40 and under who are impacting the Greater Lehigh Valley through their professional achievements, community service and commitment to inspiring change.

TIMOTH KRAFT
TIMOTHY KRAFT

As a partner in RKL’s Audit Services Group, Kraft provides assurance, financial reporting and consulting solutions to manufacturing and distribution companies and public transport organizations. He helps his clients not only adapt to rapid technological and economic changes, but also identify and implement new opportunities presented by market activity and consumer demand.

Kraft is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Government Finance Officers Association, and Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association. He earned his BS in Accounting and Finance from Villanova University.

Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Inc.

Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Inc. (HRG), has named Lance Weatherly assistant vice president. He will be responsible for managing the operations of the company’s King of Prussia office and implementing the company’s strategic plan for growth in eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

LAUNCH WEATHER
LAUNCH WEATHER

Weatherly has 18 years of experience in the design and construction of stormwater management systems, water and wastewater systems, and transportation systems. He has extensive experience with private consulting firms, which is complemented by public sector experience in managing stormwater, wastewater and civil projects for a community of over 200,000 residents.

HRG helps local governments and private sector companies plan, design and manage their civil infrastructure.

St. Luke’s University Health Network

St. Luke’s University Health Network has promoted Scott R. Wolfe to the position of senior vice president of finance/network chief financial officer.

SCOTT R. WOLFE
SCOTT R. WOLFE

Wolfe has served as senior vice president of finance and interim chief financial officer since January 2022, succeeding Thomas Lichtenwalner. During that time, he continued as president of St. Luke’s Warren Campus based in Philipsburg, NJ – the role he held since April 2012 shortly after the old Warren Hospital joined St. Luke’s there. ten years old.

Wolfe has nearly 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has held various leadership positions as CEO, COO and CFO for large and small community teaching hospitals in acute care in the Reading area, most recently as Chairman and Chief Executive of Reading Hospital.

During Wolfe’s tenure as head of Warren Campus, St. Luke’s invested more than $150 million in the New Jersey market of Warren and Hunterdon counties, dramatically improving care and expanding services.

Warren Campus has earned numerous national awards and accolades, including an “A” grade for patient safety and the Leapfrog Group’s “Top Hospital” award, as well as Gold Plus from the American Heart Association with Honor Roll Elite and Diabetes HonorRoll.

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