Jan S. Heller has been named chair of the board of directors for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania. She previously worked as executive vice president of Wells Fargo Bank and as executive vice president of finance at St. Luke’s University Health Network. She currently has a consultancy, Golf Championship Events LLC. Kenneth Guito has been appointed to the board executive committee. He is an independent business development consultant. Robert Oster of Concannon Miller has been named a board member.
To help with ongoing relief efforts related to Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and neighboring states, the PPL Foundation of Allentown has donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross. Funding for the American Red Cross will support the agency’s efforts to provide shelter, food and relief supplies for Hurricane Florence victims, as well as meals and other support for first responders in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union of Hanover Township, Northampton County, recently received the “Best Branch Experience” Best in Bank Customer Experience Award for its innovative social banking model. It was one of four international banking awards for industry-leading experience strategies handed out by Networld Media Group, publishers of ATM Marketplace and Mobile Payments Today.
– STACY WESCOE