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Lynda Hudzick

Doing Whatever It Takes

Not every staffing company will offer to pay for forklift certifications, help a client get their GED, or lend a client gas money to get to work until that first paycheck kicks in, but for Romayne Johnson of the Drexel…

0 Comments / 237 View / August 1, 2015

The Road to Compassion

Kori D. Novak, Ph.D., admits that she followed a rather random, albeit exciting, career path to her current position as co-principle founder of the MELLIVORA GROUP, a partnership of mental health, gerontology, and counseling leaders who provide educational and support…

0 Comments / 449 View / July 1, 2015

Probing a Little Deeper

Ever wonder what might be lurking deep down underground right there in your own backyard? Maybe an underground storage tank? A sinkhole or an abandoned mine tunnel—even a dead body? Thanks to Felicia Bechtel, owner of Enviroscan, it’s possible to…

0 Comments / 346 View / June 1, 2015

There’s Always Room for One More Flat of Flowers

As a child, Laura Lapp remembers traveling from her home in Chester County with her family to get plants from Lancaster. She fondly recalls traveling from greenhouse to greenhouse, some of which she still visits today, and the excitement of…

0 Comments / 431 View / May 1, 2015

A Millennial who is Confident & Ambitious

When Rebecca Howell Foote was 5 years old, she received her first paycheck for sweeping the floors of her parents’ Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealership, setting in motion a continuation of her family’s strong work ethic that would someday aid in the…

0 Comments / 189 View / April 1, 2015

Smoothing out the Rough Spots

“What do you do when the family business gets thrust into your lap unexpectedly?” Karen Galebach Haldeman asked. “You do a lot of soul searching, praying, and decision making!” Galebach’s Floor Finishing, Inc. was founded in 1924 by John K….

0 Comments / 259 View / March 1, 2015

A Brand All Her Own

Branding can be defined as the promise a business makes to its customer: what that customer can expect of a business’s products and services and what makes that business different from its competitors. It reflects who the business owner is…

0 Comments / 219 View / February 19, 2015

Success by the Numbers

Numbers have always fascinated me,” Tonya McGee, COO of BVFR & Associates, LLC, said. “But I never imagined I would become an investment banker.” Her career began as a licensed cosmetologist and, as she calls herself, a “serial entrepreneur.” It…

0 Comments / 558 View / January 15, 2015

Comfortable Surroundings

Spending time in a place that makes you feel calmer and more relaxed can have a remarkable effect on your state of mind—and probably no one understands that better than Anita Yoder, president and owner of Heritage Design Interiors, Inc….

0 Comments / 101 View / December 15, 2014

It Takes a Great Team to Pull Off a Great Event

“As anyone knows when you are in a customer service-related industry, the customers’ needs always come first,” Kristie Barney with Hospitality Management Corporation said. “So even though I may have work piling up on my desk, if the phone rings,…

0 Comments / 248 View / August 26, 2014