SBA issues report on diversity trends in small business investing

WASHINGTON , D.C. – Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced the release of a new SBA study showing the racial and gender makeup of investment boards is tied directly to investment decisions they make, especially with regard to the race and gender of the owners of companies in which they invest. Contreras-Sweet highlighted the importance […]


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Doing Better Business, Inc. acquires Total Service, Inc.

Altoona, PA – Doing Better Business (DBB), a leading regional provider of office technology, document management, imaging and managed IT services announced that it has completed the strategic acquisition of Total Service, Inc. (TSI), based in Latrobe, PA. The company will operate as DBB Technology Solutions formerly TSI, and current President Gene McElhaney will continue to lead the operations at […]

Gunn-Mowery named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance

Lemoyne, PA – Gunn-Mowery, LLC has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2016 by Business Insurance. This is the fifth time Gunn- Mowery has made the list. The Best Places to Work in Insurance program recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help their […]

Delaney family receives Distinguished Family Business Award

INDIANA, PA — Delaney Automotive Group was honored with the Distinguished Family Business Award by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Center for Family Business, at the annual awards ceremony held at Eberly Auditorium on Sept. 26. The award is given annually to a family that has achieved excellence in its industry, contributed significantly to its community, and successfully succeeded ownership […]

Premier event to help Pa. manufacturers tap Army depots’ contracts

Lewisburg, Pa – SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) is hosting the first-ever PA Manufacturers’ Industry Day where manufacturers can learn how to tap into millions of dollars’ worth of contracts with two key Army depots. Small business manufacturers can meet with small business specialists from the Tobyhanna and Letterkenny Army depots from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 1 at the […]

Spotts expands role at Evangelical Community Hospital

Lewisburg, Pa – Douglas A Spotts, MD, FAAFP, a family medicine physician with Evangelical Medical Services Organization is expanding his role as Chief Health Information Officer (CHIO) with Evangelical Community Hospital. As CHIO, Spotts leads Evangelical’s electronic medical record initiative to enhance quality, patient safety and population health. Spotts has been serving in this role part-time since February 2011, in […]

J.C. Blair welcomes new cardiologists

Huntingdon, PA – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors announced the appointment of cardiologists James Gerardo, M.D., and Medhat Zaher, M.D., to its medical staff. Gerardo is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. He earned his medical degree and doctorate in physiology from East Carolina School of Medicine and completed his residency at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical […]

Evangelical welcomes new emergency medicine physician

LEWISBURG , PA – Evangelical Community Hospital announced a new emergency medicine physician to its medical staff. Jeremy Lott, DO, is joining the Evangelical Emergency Department as a full-time physician. Lott specializes in rapid recognition and treatment of trauma and acute illness. Lott received his Doctor of Osteopathy from Midwestern University—Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at […]