American Bank, headquartered in South Whitehall Township, hired Jonathan St. George as senior vice president in the commercial lending division.
St. George, who has more than 35 years of experience in banking, previously worked at Team Capital Bank and Provident Bank.
Barry Isett & Associates Inc. based in Upper Macungie Township hired six people. Granville “Grant” Cantrell was hired as a staff technician in the civil department where he will be an autoCAD designer. Michael Seremula joined the mechanical, electrical and plumbing departments as a staff technician where he will focus on drafting and designing with autoCAD. He previously worked at Victaulic Co. Brian Kirchner joined the materials testing and special inspections group as a construction inspector. Shawn Merrill was hired as a construction inspector. Merrill previously worked at Keystone Dodge Kia and Isuzu Trucks Inc. for nearly 30 years. Taylor “Tess” Strayer was hired as a staff environmental scientist in the environmental department. Richard Halbom was hired as a code specialist in the codes department in the Doylestown office, where he will focus on Bucks County. Before joining Isett, Halbom worked for Code Inspection Inc.
MKSD based in South Whitehall Township hired Jackie Parks as a certified interior designer. Parks has experience in schematic design through construction administration for new construction and renovation projects. She previously worked for Alloy5 Architecture. She is active in the Eastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects and serves on the Emmaus Planning Commission and Emmaus Main Street Partners economic development committee.
Pocono Raceway in Long Pond made several new hires and promotions. Craig Amhaus was hired as executive managing director, partnership sales and service. Amhaus previously worked at Upstage Video, Philadelphia Union, Marketing International, Dover International Speedway and StageCo. Kayla Houser was hired as a ticketing specialist. Houser graduated from Seton Hill University in May with a bachelor’s degree in sports management and minor in business administration. Kevin Henry was promoted to managing director, facility operations. Ryan Yanoshak was promoted to managing director, marketing communications. Ricky Durst was promoted to senior director, marketing and fan engagement. In the content department, Kevin Heany was promoted to director, Kevin Teel to manager and JJ LaRose to manager, content and promotions.
Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin PC in Lansdale hired Graham R. Bickel as an attorney in the firm’s real estate group.
Phoebe Ministries based in Allentown promoted Darren Morris to regional director of admissions, where he will oversee the admissions staff at Phoebe’s continuing care retirement communities in Berks, Bucks, Lehigh and Montgomery counties. Morris had been director of admissions for Phoebe Allentown, including admissions for the health care center and the David A. Miller Personal Care Community. Prior to joining Phoebe in 2015, Morris had 12 years of experience in long-term care and rehabilitation admissions.
The Anderson Group in Sinking Spring hired Christina Phillips as a social media strategist. Prior to joining the company, Phillips worked for Palladian Partners and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
The Lehigh Valley Community Foundation named Megan Briggs as director of community investments. Briggs oversees grant-making administration and strategy and works with the volunteer advisory committees. She previously held leadership roles at several nonprofit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County and Philadelphia Youth Network.
Amy Ninos joined Cetronia Ambulance Corps in South Whitehall Township as director of finance. Ninos previously worked at Rodale Inc. for nearly 30 years.
The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley promoted Priscilla Rosado to assistant director, food access. Rosado has been an integral part of developing the organization’s healthy aging strategy and food access impact goals.