Diffley, Chadwick selected for women leadership awards
Harsco Corporation announced today that two of its managers are among the honorees of The Manufacturing Institute’s Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Awards. The STEP Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers, and represent all levels of manufacturing, from the factory floor to the C-suite.
Harsco Industrial Patterson-Kelley Vice President and General Manager Linda Diffley of Flanders, N.J., above, the first woman to head the business in its 135-year history, will be honored for her leadership of Harsco’s heat transfer products division. Under Diffley’s leadership, the East Stroudsburg-based business has posted record financial results and developed several innovative products for high-efficiency boilers and touchpad controls.
Corporate Enterprise Security & Preparedness Lead Katherine Chadwick of Carlisle, right, will be honored for her leadership in developing Harsco’s Enterprise Risk Management strategy. Chadwick built the function, critical to protecting Harsco’s assets around the world, from the ground up.
“Linda and Kate’s talent and leadership have made invaluable contributions to our company,” said Harsco President and CEO Nick Grasberger. “I am pleased to see their achievements recognized, and extend congratulations to them both on behalf of Harsco.”
Diffley and Chadwick will join 128 other honorees at the STEP Awards gala in Washington, D.C. later this week.
PMC healthcare center’s radiology segment gets national honor
Pocono Medical Center’s Bartonsville Healthcare Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. The ACR only awards facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence when they have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy).
“This accreditation demonstrates the commitment we have to our patients and the community to ensure we are consistently providing the most advanced technologies and compassionate care,” notes Elizabeth Wykpisz, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Pocono Medical Center.
Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that Pocono Medical Center has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs. The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
Frailey insurance adds former companies manager to office
Frailey Insurance and Financial Services is proud to announce
Charles Prinzivall, a former district and regional manager for companies in the shoe, video, mattress and insurance industries, has joined the Frailey Insurance and Financial Services team in Stroudsburg as an associate agent and an auto insurance specialist He said he wants to focus on the insurance industry because it enables him to advise and protect people where and when they need it the most.
Leadership development studied at Chamber Women in Business luncheon
Donna Goss and Don Robertson of Northampton Community College will talk about “Mentoring Your Team/Leadership Development” when the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce holds its Women in Business luncheon at noon on April 14 at the Northampton Community College Monroe campus on Route 715 in Tannersville.
Admission is $20 for chamber members, $40 for nonmembers, including lunch and must be registered at the chamber at 570-441-4433 by April 10. Monroe County Transit Authority is the sponsor.
Wayne County Builders moves seminar
Due to an increased attendance, Wayne County Builders Association’s lunch seminar will be held at Wayne Bank 717 Main St., Honesdale from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 1.
Ellen Wojtowicz, MBA, director Finance & Business Development for Clemleddy Construction, will present “QuickBooks Techniques: Analyzing Profitability” that will focus on best practices for categorizing and analyzing data to get a better financial picture of individual jobs and your overall business.
Topics covered include track details with subaccounts, examine profit and overhead, implement QuickBooks items, analyze job profitability and review budget versus actual job reports.
The lunch costs $20 per person for members and $35 for nonmembers and reservations must be made by March 30 cby calling 570-226-4941 or going to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pocono Chamber of Commerce Expo on March 28 at S-burg H.S.
More than 50 vendors will display their goods and services at the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce business/sports/fitness expo that takes place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at the Stroudsburg High School gymnasium. The event, in its 28th year, has expanded its theme and moved from East Stroudsburg University’s Koehler Fieldhouse where it was held as a two-day event until it was revised to a one-day event last year and moved this year to its new location.