A brief look at hires, promotions, awards and honors

New hires and promotions

— Samantha Lynn is working as the advertising coordinator for the Pittsburgh Pirates and stage manager for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Lynn, a Hollidaysburg native and graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sports, arts and entertainment management from Point Park University and is pursuing an M.B.A. degree from Point Park.

She is the daughter of Tom and Caroline Lynn of Hollidaysburg.

Course completions and certifications

— Dennis Walter, project manager for Alexander Building Construction Co., a Butz Family Co., recently earned a Certificate of Management-Lean Construction from the Associated General Contractors of America.

Walter has worked on numerous projects for Mount Nittany Health utilizing Lean techniques.

— Dr. David Servello of Kirsch and Servello Orthodontics, Ebensburg, has achieved board certification through The American Board of Orthodontics.

The American Board of Orthodontics is the only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association and affiliated with the American Association of Orthodontists.

Conferences and seminars

— Michael Lamb, a nationally recognized leader in municipal accounting and consulting and a principal at Wessel & Co., recently presented at the annual Local Government Accounting Conference in conjunction with Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Hershey.

Lamb’s presentation included those issues confronting local government auditors in regard to designing audit programs and exploring risk assessments.