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Haller Enterprises Announces New Promotions/New Roles

Lancaster, PA, June 1, 2015 – To accommodate tremendous 2014-15 companywide growth, Haller Enterprises is proud to announce the following promotions and new roles for key employees across multiple business units and Haller Central PA branch locations. These changes will become effective during the months of May-June, 2015.

Aaron Becker, Change-out Sales Manager, has been promoted to Vice President of Residential Sales, where he will be responsible for the continued growth of our change-out sales unit. He will also be joining the Haller Executive Team.

Edward McFarlane, Vice President of Sales and Training, has assumed a new role as Vice President of Marketing and Development. Edward will oversee all Haller marketing, new product development, training, and employee development initiatives.

Ken Walton, Vice President Design and Estimating, has assumed a new role as Vice President of Commercial Design and Sales. Ken now oversees Commercial Services Group sales, while continuing to manage all aspects of design, estimating, and engineering.

Drew Fitzkee, Mechanicsburg Branch Manager, has assumed the role of Residential Electrical Field Manager based out of Lititz. Drew will be responsible for all residential electric service technicians, retro electricians, electrical generators and service upgrades in change-out, Residential New Construction electricians, and will provide support in commercial electric

Scott Weaver, Residential New Construction Electrical Field Manager, has transitioned to the role of Purchasing Manager. This is a major step toward Haller’s unified purchasing development process.

Ryan Hartsough, York Branch Manager, has transitioned to the role of Mechanicsburg Branch Manager. Ryan will assuming the responsibility over all Residential New Construction, Change-out, and Residential HVAC Service employees based out of Mechanicsburg. Ryan adds over 12 years of new construction experience to his new role as Branch Manager at Mechanicsburg.

Brian Suchy, Commercial Services contract salesman, has been promoted to the role of York Branch Manager. Brian oversees change out installations in York and Mechanicsburg; and Residential HVAC Service technicians based out of York. Brian will continue to support Commercial Services Group sales.

Kenny Rogers, General Manager of Branch Operations, has been promoted to HVAC Operations Manager. In his new role, Kenny is responsible for all HVAC departments including Residential New Construction, Commercial New Construction, Retro, and Commercial Services Group HVAC.

Dwayne Stauffer, Safety and Production Manager, has moved to the role of Safety and Risk Control Manager. Dwayne is now responsible for all Haller safety and risk control activities, as well as all Lititz warehouse and Residential New Construction project coordination. Dwayne will be responsible for Service Warehouse operations, and has assumed the responsibility over all fleet operations.

Leslie Cloonan will continue as Service Manager at Lititz. Leslie will continue to oversee all service office functions, and will now also oversee the Service Dispatch department.

FIRST RESOURCE BANK NAMED TO 2015 OTCQX BEST 50

EXTON, PA – First Resource Bank (OTCQX: FRSB) is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2015 OTCQX ® Best 50, a ranking of 50 top-performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Marketplace last year.
The OTCQX Best 50 is the first-ever annual ranking of strongly performing U.S. and international companies traded on the OTCQX marketplace. The ranking is calculated based on an equal weighting of one-year share price performance and average daily dollar volume growth in the previous calendar year. All companies in the 2015 OTCQX Best 50 were traded on OTCQX on December 31, 2014.

“We are thrilled to have First Resource Bank named to the 2015 OTCQX® Best 50”, said Glenn B. Marshall, Chief Executive Officer. “This honor recognizes a year where we achieved record earnings and moved to an enhanced trading platform, OTCQX, which continues to provide a material benefit to our shareholders.”

For the complete 2015 OTCQX Best 50 ranking, visit http://www.otcmarkets.com/content/doc/2015-OTCQX-Best-50.pdf.

The OTCQX Best Marketplace offers the best informed and most efficient trading for established, investor-focused U.S. and international companies. To qualify for OTCQX, companies must meet high financial standards, demonstrate compliance with U.S. securities laws, be current in their disclosure and be sponsored by a professional third-party advisor. OTCQX companies are distinguished by the excellence of their operations and diligence with which they convey their qualifications.

Philadelphia Area Closets by Design Takes Home Top Honors in Home Design
Custom Closet Franchise Places in a Nationwide Design Competition Highlighting Past Projects

EXTON, PA. – Locally owned Closets by Design returns to Exton after winning numerous awards at the 2015 Cabinets and Closets Expo “Top Shelf Design Awards,” recently held in Chicago. The honors are awarded annually to recognize designers from across the country for their creative closet and home organizational designs.

During the 2015 award ceremony, Closets by Design of Exton was announced as the winner in the categories of Garage: Under 600 square feet and Closet: Greater than 18 linear feet and took home an honorable mention in the Closet: Under 18 linear feet category.

“It means a lot to see the work of our designers, and the entire Exton Team, to be recognized on the national level. This is the third year in a row our location has taken home top honors at the competition and we will continue to strive to produce work worthy of honors,” said Charles Waterman, owner of Closets by Design in Pennsylvania and Delaware. “Awards like these show that we are able to stay innovative and ahead of the pack, which is very important to our customers.”

Designers at Closets by Design submitted dozens of projects and a select few were chosen to be professionally photographed and submitted for consideration at the awards. Waterman says that to win an award these days, the designs have to be the perfect balance of “form and function” which is exactly what the winning designs were.

“It truly is an honor to win one of the design awards,” said Kelly Clark, Designer at Closets by Design of Exton and winner of the Closet: Greater than 18 linear feet award. “I was really proud of the job when it was completed, but winning this award gives me extra motivation to move the bar even higher for future projects.”

For more information or to schedule a free in-home consultation with Closets by Design of Exton please call 610-644-4143 or visit www.closetsbydesign.com.

About Closets by Design
Since 1982, Closets by Design has built a reputation as a leader in the closet organizing and storage remodeling industry. From no obligation in-home consultation to custom tailored designs to the highest quality product construction, Closets by Design emphasizes a commitment to complete customer service and total customer satisfaction. The concept began offering franchise opportunities in 1997 and currently has 43 territories across the United States and Canada. Closet by Design offers franchise opportunities in large exclusive territories. Closets by Design has been ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s top 500 franchises as a leader in the home organization category. For more information, please call 1-800-377-5737 or visit www.closetsdesign.com. Interested franchisee candidates can visit www.closetsbydesign.com/franchise-opportunities.

 

FIRST RESOURCE BANK ANNOUNCES SPECIAL CASH DIVIDEND

EXTON, PA – First Resource Bank (OTCQX: FRSB) announced that the Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of four cents ($0.04) per share to shareholders of record as of May 8, 2015. The payment date for the dividend will be May 22, 2015.

President & CEO, Glenn B. Marshall stated, “The Board of Directors consistently manages the Bank’s capital needs to provide support for our steady balance sheet growth while also providing a return on investment for our shareholders. This the second special cash dividend in the Bank’s history which coincides with the opening of our second branch earlier this month in West Chester. We feel that combining growth with a current return to our shareholders is a responsible balance to meet all of our stakeholder’s needs.”

Preferred Transcriptions Receives 2014 Best of Eagleville Award
Eagleville Award Program Honors the Achievement

EAGLEVILLE November 25, 2014

Preferred Transcriptions has been selected for the 2014 Best of Eagleville Award in the Universities & Colleges category by the Eagleville Award Program.

Each year, the Eagleville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Eagleville area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2014 Eagleville Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Eagleville Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About Eagleville Award Program

The Eagleville Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Eagleville area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Eagleville Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

Maillie LLP Appoints Breslawski to Partner
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Mont Clare, PA – November 13, 2014

Maillie LLP is proud to announce that Bill Brewslawski has been admitted to the Partnership effective October 1, 2014. Maillie LLP is a regional public accounting firm with offices in Mont Clare, PA, West Chester, PA, and Wilmington, DE.

Breslawski joined Maillie in 1995, and has extensive experience with clients in the areas of real estate, manufacturing, not-for-profits and government organizations, and he has a special expertise in tax and auditing. In addition, Bill oversees Human Resources for the firm.

According to Managing Partner, Bob Caruso, “Bill has been a tremendous asset for the firm, and we are pleased to welcome him into the Partnership.”

Bill sits on the Finance Committee for both the Sacred Heart Parish in Royersford, PA and Holy Cross Regional Catholic School in Collegeville, PA. He is active with the Rotary Club of the Spring-Ford area (Treasurer and Past-President), and the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce (Board Member) in Pottstown, PA. Bill is a resident of Limerick, PA where he resides with his wife and three children.

About Maillie LLP Maillie LLP is a regional public accounting firm that provides accounting, attestation, tax and financial consulting across diverse industries. Maillie LLP has been recognized as a Top-25 Regional Firm by the Philadelphia Business Journal and as a Top-200 National Firm by Inside Public Accounting. Maillie has 100 employees and was founded in 1946. For more information, please see www.maillie.com.

A New Era at Title Boxing
(November 24, 2014)
Current Members, Family, Friends and Colleagues,

We have entered a new era at TITLE Boxing Club and it is time to come join the fun!

Jennifer Van Heeswyk, Philly Mag’s 2012 Female Entrepreneur of the Year has assumed the role of General Manager! Jennifer fell in love with the culture that we have created and is a fitness and healthy life style expert. She has a long history of launching successful businesses and is positioned to take us to the next level!

This means exciting new offerings and experiences for you!!

In the 3 short weeks that Jennifer has assumed the role of GM she has balanced staffing changes while keeping the heart of our core team anchored by Noel, Teion, Tracy and Buttons. As our current members will attest, the vibe and energy in the Club is unlike anything we have experienced to-date!

Whether you are current member or not, it is time for you to come back in and experience this for yourself!
• We have new class schedules
• Corporate and student discounts
• Shorter (30 minutes) classes and longer (a monster 75 minutes) classes
• New Personal Training equipment and rates and
• This week we are offering a Black Friday Special Membership that defers payment until 2015.

I would appreciate it if you would come in, bring a friend or 2, take a First Shot Free and consider joining our (new) TITLE Boxing Club Family.

I am so excited about our future! Come on in and become a part of the new TITLE Boxing Club, Malvern!

First Resource Bank Announces its New Chief Lending Officer and Executive Vice President 

EXTON, PA – First Resource Bank is excited to announce the promotion of Lisa Donnon to Chief Lending Officer and Executive Vice President. Ms. Donnon has been working for First Resource Bank for 8 years and brings over 25 years in banking and financial services to her new role with the Bank. Ms. Donnon will manage all loan origination and servicing activities.

Ms. Donnon has a vast array of financing skills in commercial real estate, consumer, construction and dealer financing, which she has acquired over her years of banking experience.

First Resource Bank’s President and CEO Glenn Marshall stated, “We are proud to reward Lisa’s experience and unwavering dedication with this promotion. We are a community bank that focuses on highly personalized service with experienced bankers. Lisa’s addition to our management team will benefit our customers and shareholders.”

The bank is expanding its footprint in central Chester County and will be opening an office in West Chester by early 2015. Ms. Donnon’s strong lending experience and leadership skills will be instrumental in assisting First Resource Bank to continue its growth in Chester County.

About First Resource Bank
First Resource Bank is a locally owned and operated Pennsylvania state chartered bank, serving the banking needs of businesses, professionals and individuals in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Bank offers a full range of deposit and credit services with a high level of personalized service. First
Resource Bank also offers a broad range of traditional financial services and products, competitively priced and delivered in a responsive manner to small businesses, professionals and residents in the local market. For additional information visit our website at www.firstresourcebank.com.
Member FDIC.

COFCO Brings an Industry Verteran to the Leadership Team

Dean Molz Joins the Company Bringing More Than 30 Years of Experience to COFCOs Expanding Business

Philadelphia, (July 9, 2014) . COFCO, a premier full service office furniture company and the oldest Allsteel dealer in the country, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dean Molz in a newly]created position, as vice president of business development and member of our leadership team, reporting to CEO Joan Waters.

Molz is an accomplished leader in the industry, most recently serving as Vice President of Business Interiors at Office Basics. During his tenure there, he developed a successful new contract furniture division and built the salesforce for the office furniture side of the business. Molz began his career as a teenager working with his father in their family-owned office furniture business in the 1970fs. He learned the business from the ground up, starting as a delivery boy and developing over the years to become the owner of BF Molz.

Molz will oversee the strategic direction, expansion and operation of business development and sales. A revitalization of the COFCO brand is currently underway which includes; growth, new business development and embarking in new strategic directions that are aligned with COFCOfs core values: authentic, passionate, solutions driven and leadership focused. The focus is on building new relationships, attracting new clients and growing the company.

“I am thrilled that Dean will be joining our team and this is the perfect time,” said Waters. “Our future depends on growth and we need a leader like Dean who has built an extraordinary career in the office furnishings industry. He has a proven track record and he brings an innovative leadership style that will benefit us. Dean shares our values and our commitment to building and sustaining relationships that embody trust, accountability, creativity and integrity. He places the same strong emphasis as we do on the client experience. “

“I am profoundly honored to join COFCO in this newly created position and very much look forward to working with the entire COFCO team to advance a new vision,” said Molz. “I have always admired COFCO. Their honesty, commitment to quality and longstanding history in the region has made them one of the most reputable companies in the industry. I am excited to help them get to the next level.”
Dean has a B.S in Marketing from Stockton University and lives with his family in Moorestown, NJ.

About COFCO, a premier full service office furniture company and the largest and oldest Allsteel dealer in the country. We work with our clients, who come to us from all business sectors, to create workplace environments that make people happy. Started in 1946, COFCO is a privately held company with 45 employees and corporate headquarters located in the American Street Corridor of Philadelphia. For more than 65 years, COFCO has been a leader in the economic growth, viability and sustainability of the community. COFCO is a good corporate citizen and is committed to the environment and supports a green way of life. www.cofcogroup.com

 

Helen J. Semus Receives Certified Financial Planner Certification
Glenmoore, PA – September 8, 2014

Helen J. Semus, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Glenmoore, PA recently obtained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification. Semus successfully completed the rigorous requirements that include course work and a series of examinations covering financial planning, risk management, investments, tax planning and management, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning.

Individuals with the CFP® certification agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and uphold the Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility developed by the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards, Inc. Ameriprise Financial has more CFP® professionals than any other firm*.

As a financial advisor, Semus provides financial advice that is anchored in a solid understanding of client needs and expectations, and provides in one-on-one relationships with her clients.

For more information, please contact Patricia Fosbenner at (610) 458 – 8553. Their office is located at 2950 Conestoga Road, Glenmoore, PA 19343 in Ludwig’s Corner (intersection of route 100 and 401).

*According to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. There is no guarantee that you will work with an advisor with a CFP® certification.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel confident about their financial future for over 115 years. With outstanding asset management, advisory and insurance capabilities and a nationwide network of 10,000 financial advisors, we have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of individual and institutional investors’ financial needs. For more information, visit ameriprise.com or http://www.ameripriseadvisors.com/helen.semus.

Brokerage, investment and financial advisory services are made available through Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA and SIPC.

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