Consulting firm expands

Schooner Strategies, an Annapolis, Md.-based, national consulting firm that specializes in business development and marketing communications, has opened a second location in Altoona at 5410 Sixth Ave., Suite 1.

Schooner Strategies, formerly known as Schooner Healthcare Services, was founded in 2007 by Garry Carneal, a quality, legal and business development expert with a track record for helping trade associations, accreditation organizations and other health-related businesses scale up nationally.

The company has helped health care and related companies gain traction in growing their business over the last seven years.

For more information, contact Angie Yasulitis at 312-8876 or visit