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Wesley Fix has been named executive chef at Homewood at Martinsburg.

Fix brings more than 50 years of experience in the food service industry and is well-known in the area for the restaurants that he has owned and managed: Carriage House Restaurant and Fix’s Country Way.

Albert H. Clocker has been promoted to supervising senior at Wessel & Co., Johnstown.

As a supervisor in the audit department, Clocker provides audit and accounting services for manufacturing, not-for-profit and employee benefit plan clients.

Manning H. Lilienthal has joined Keller Engineers Inc., Hollidaysburg, as a transportation construction inspector.

With six years of experience, Lilienthal will be responsible for providing construction and design assistance with projects managed by the chief construction engineer, as well as working as a construction inspector on HOP and other inspection assignments.

Kevin E. Hampton has joined Keller Engineers Inc., Hollidaysburg, as transportation construction inspector supervisor.

A 1983 graduate of Mount Union Area High School with 14 years of construction inspection experience, Hampton will be responsible for the full spectrum of inspection and documentation of transportation infrastructure projects according to PennDOT and FHWA requirements.

Evan C. Petzoldt has joined Mutual Benefit Group’s Insurance Analytics Department as senior research and development analyst.

Petzoldt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in actuarial science from Maryville University. Prior to joining Mutual Benefit Group, he was employed as an actuarial consultant at Willis Towers Watson for eight years.

William E. “Bill” Caldwell has been named chief executive officer of Conemaugh Memorial Med­ical Center and market president of Cone­maugh Health System.

Caldwell joins Cone­maugh from Wilson Medical Center, a Duke LifePoint Healthcare facility in Wilson, N.C., where he has served as CEO since 2014. He replaces Steve Tucker, who is retiring in the fall after nearly 33 years of service at the Johnstown-based health system.

Kyle D. Easly has been hired as a Pennsylvania State Police Trooper and will be based out of Troop M Bethelmem at the Fogels­ville barracks.

Easly, who recently graduated from the Pennsyl­vania State Police Academy in Hershey, is a 2011 graduate of Central High School and a 2015 graduate of Lock Haven University with a degree in criminal justice. He is the son of Doug and Doreen Easly of Martins­burg.

Molly Shoemaker has joined Affinity Connection, State College, as strategic pro­gram manager.

Shoemaker spent more than 12 years with Copper Beech Town­homes, helping grow the business to be the fifth-largest student housing company in the nation, with nearly a half billion dollars in assets.

Tim Altero has joined Affinity Connection, State College, as director of sales.

Prior to joining Affinity Connection, Altero built the inside sales operation at KCF Technologies, one of the fastest growing industrial technology companies in the nation.