WILKES-BARRE GENERAL HOSPITAL
Michael C. Holt was recently named assistant chief financial officer. Holt graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a bachelor’s degree in economics and earned a master’s degree in accounting from Strayer University.
PHYSICIANS HEALTH ALLIANCE
Hussain Ali, OB/GYN, has been welcomed into his new medical practice at Physicians Health Alliance, 672 N. River St., Suite 111, Plains Township. Dr. Ali earned a medical degree from Rawalpindi Medical College, University of Punjab, Pakistan, and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed both an internship and OB/GYN residency at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and completed a medical/pediatrics internship at Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin. He is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER
Scott W. Sterling, D.O., a family medicine physician, was welcomed to the Berwick Hospital Center’s staff. Dr. Sterling is accepting new patients at his offices at Family Medicine Shickshinny, 109 S. Main St., Shickshinny; and at Huntington Mills Family Practice, 401 Shickshinny Lake Road, Huntington Mills. Dr. Sterling is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and West Chester University. He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a family practice residency and internship at Suburban General Hospital, Norristown. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.
FIRST NATIONAL COMMUNITY BANK
Several staff promotions have been announced. Mary Ann Gardner, CRCM, has been promoted to senior vice president, compliance manager. She is a graduate of Dunmore High School and the American Banking Association National Compliance School and Graduate School of Compliance Risk Management. She is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager. Ronald S. Honick Jr., CPA, CIA has been promoted to senior vice president, audit manager. He is a graduate of Old Forge High School and Wilkes University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is licensed as both a CPA and CIA. Larae L. Krushinski has been promoted to assistant vice president, credit administration supervisor. She is a graduate of Mid Valley High School and Penn State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. She received her MBA from The University of Scranton. Michael S. Cummings has been promoted to banking officer, marketing specialist. He is a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and The University of Scranton, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. Claire Guarneri has been promoted to banking officer, community office manager II. She is a graduate of E.L. Meyers High School, attended Luzerne County Community College and is a graduate of the FNCB Professional Development Program. Nadine Limongelli has been promoted to banking officer, community office manager. She is a graduate of Pittston Area High School and the FNCB Professional Development Program and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors and the Greater Wilkes-Barre Association of Realtors. Sara Matusinski has been promoted to banking officer, customer care center supervisor. She is a graduate of Bishop Hafey High School in Hazleton and King’s College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Ellen Pritchard has been promoted to banking officer, community office manager. She is a graduate of Southeast High School (Bradenton, Florida) and has completed numerous American Institute of Banking Courses.
WELLS FARGO ADVISORS
Steven Rothstein has been named first vice president, investment officer with the Wilkes-Barre branch. He has been with the company for five years.
The MotorWorld Lexus team is excited to add two new members to its crew. Jennifer Stalica and Joe Wascavage are new Lexus sales and leasing product specialists and has been fully trained in all technology of Lexus vehicles.
Stalica joined the MotorWorld Lexus team in February. Her sales background has been largely in the interior design and home furnishings industry. Wascavage brings 25 years of auto/truck sales experience, as well as 15 years in the auto service industry. MotorWorld Lexus is part of the MotorWorld Auto Group, located at 150 Motor World Drive, Wilkes-Barre.