Pennsylvania Business Central proudly congratulates all of the 50 young professionals and forward thinkers honored in the 2018 Foremost Under 40. Each professional featured in this year’s edition exemplifies the work ethic and determination needed to find success in business. This year’s selectees were picked from a long list of nominations sent to us from throughout our 23-county readership. Every […]

Baby boomers, millennials worry about retirement and investment

Financial planners give expert advice on anticipated regulations and forecast changes

Financial planners are experiencing a changing landscape. Baby boomer clients are drawing on their retirement investments for living expenses and health care costs. Millennials are coming through the door looking to start planning for their retirement. Many of today’s new financial products are being marketed to younger generations. There are stock trading apps and websites, peer-to-peer lending sites and robo-advisor […]

Riverview Financial rings the historic Nasdaq closing bell

On Aug. 28, the board of directors for the Riverview Financial Corporation, including CEO Kirk D. Fox and president Brett D. Fulk, were invited to New York City, the economic epicenter of the country. The occasion? Taking part in the time-honored and sacred tradition of ringing the Nasdaq closing bell. Now trading under the symbol RIVE, the corporation was announced […]

Why more employers need to choose self-insurance

With health insurance premiums so high, most business owners are looking for ways to cut costs while still offering their employees good, competitive benefit plans. In the last few years, many large companies have achieved both goals by moving from traditional fully-funded employee benefit packages to self-funded plans. In fact, the Self Insurance Educational Foundation has estimated that employers who […]

Gaggle of gifts causes “12 days of christmas” prices to rise

PITTSBURGH, /PRNewswire/ — The PNC Christmas Price Index predicts true loves will need to have more money on hand to fill the stockings on the mantle this holiday shopping season. To purchase the gifts included in the classic holiday song “The 12 Days of Christmas,” it will cost 1.2 percent more than it did in 2017, according to the 35th […]


Brian Pachtman

VP and Partner RWR Insurance Brian is currently VP and partner at RWR Insurance in Bedford, PA. He has been working at the company for nearly two years. His varied work background has allowed him to accumulate array of experience that has helped him become a servant leader at RWR and in the surrounding community. Brian feels fortunate to have […]

Mary Elizabeth McCulloch

CEO Project Vive Mary Elizabeth McCulloch is a 2010 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School. After graduating, she spent a year as a Rotary High School exchange student in Ecuador and volunteered at a special needs orphanage with children and adults diagnosed with cerebral palsy, many of which who couldn’t speak. After seeing the communication difficulties that her students […]

Danielle Daniels

Commercial Lending Officer CNB Bank Danielle Daniels is a Commercial Lending Officer at CNB Bank in St. Marys, PA. She is responsible for interviewing commercial loan applicants, processing loan applications, making credit decisions, and maintaining and building customer relationships. Prior to CNB Bank, Danielle started at Northwest Bank in June of 2010 as a Management Trainee and was promoted to […]

Courtney Seidel

Marketing Director Stiffler McGraw Courtney Seidel is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations, and has over seven years of experience as a marketing and public relations professional. Currently, she is the marketing director for Stiffler McGraw and plays an integral role in interacting with municipal and private sector clients. […]