Business people - May 5
Jennifer Blackford Fountain (Submitted photo / April 30, 2013)
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Jennifer Blackford Fountain has been promoted to general manager at Christian Caine in Shepherdstown.
In her new position, Fountain is responsible for overseeing all store operations and staffing. Additionally, she will remain in charge of the gemology department and continue to lead the team in design projects.
Fountain brings more than 20 years of experience in the jewelry business to her new role. She received her graduate gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America in 2004.
For the past 10 years, she has been an integral part of the Christian Caine team. In addition to traveling throughout Europe with the Christian Caine design team, she interacted with Danish jewelers in a Rotary Group Study Exchange program in Denmark.
A lifelong area resident and Jefferson High School graduate, she is the mother of Garrett and Tyler Campbell, and lives in Martinsburg, W.Va., with her husband, Wayne.
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Orrstown Bank recently announced the formation of its commercial real estate lending team, led by Zach Flynn, senior vice president/director of commercial real estate lending.
Flynn has served as a regional senior loan officer for Orrstown Bank, and most recently held the position of special assets group director. He brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role, including 15 years in commercial real estate lending, and has worked extensively in the bank’s market area for more than 20 years.
The group includes Orrstown Bank’s most recent hire, Stephen “Steve” Goodrich, vice president/commercial real estate lender. He will be based in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and will be responsible for business development in the West Shore/Harrisburg/York, Pa., areas and in Lancaster, Pa.
Goodrich joins the organization with nearly 10 years of experience, most recently serving as a commercial relationship manager at Susquehanna Bank.
Mike Line will join the group as assistant vice president/commercial real estate lender for the bank’s southern Pennsylvania and Maryland markets, and will continue to work out of the Eastern Boulevard location in Hagerstown.
Line joined Orrstown Bank in December 2009 as a business development officer in the Washington County area, with more than 16 years of experience working in the banking industry in the Hagerstown market.
Shelby McGinley of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Hagerstown recently achieved the professional designation of chartered retirement plan specialist, or CRPS.
McGinley successfully completed the CRPS professional education program from the Denver-based College for Financial Planning. Those who complete the program, pass a final exam, and sign a code of ethics and disclosure form earn the designation.
This advanced training is specifically designed to focus on design, installation and maintenance of retirement plans.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Michael Malfregeot has been named vice president, retail/small business development at MVB Bank. He also will oversee the branch operations for the bank in Clarksburg.