New hires and promotions

Ronald Burk of Hollidaysburg has been appointed vice president and principal of The EADS Group Inc. He also will serve on the board of directors.

Burk, a 31-year- employee of the firm, is currently office manager of the Altoona and Lewistown offices. Prior to managing the Altoona office, Burk served as the construction services department manager.

Jacob C. Steinbugl of Altoona, has been named chief financial officer of The EADS Group Inc.

Steinbugl has more than 20 years of industry experience, and 17 are with The EADS Group. He has most recently served as the environmental department manager and assistant office manager of the Altoona office.

In his new position as CFO, he is responsible for corporate financial growth along with developing corporate financial strategies including business planning, budgeting and forecasting. He also manages the accounting and information technology staff across the organization.

Awards and honors

James Gerraughty, program manager of the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission Procurement Technical Assistance Center, has been elected treasurer of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers.

He will serve in this position until March 2023. Gerraughty started with the Southern Alleghenies PTAC in December 2012, taking over as program manager in 2014. He serves on APTAC’s body of knowledge subcommittee and assists with media production.

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