Category : Cover Story

Being the Change You Wish to See

Jennifer Smith, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, did not initially plan a career in state government, but as she said, “Sometimes God has plans that cannot be bargained with.”  Today, she finds herself in a…

0 Comments / 138 View / April 1, 2019

Going the Extra Mile

Joy Daniels is the daughter of an Army chaplain and so, as many other military families did, she moved frequently while growing up. Looking back, she now thinks that “perhaps all of those moves are part of the reason I…

0 Comments / 105 View / March 1, 2019

Claiming Success

There aren’t a lot of businesses that have been around for more than 100 years, but the Collens-Wagner Insurance Agency is one of them. With Joanna Miliziano Bankos, president of the agency, at the helm, and with her daughters working…

0 Comments / 814 View / January 1, 2019

Beautiful You

Growing up in Lancaster Township, Erin Baughman has always been a hometown girl. “I’ve been an athlete most of my life,” she said. “Many people know me from being on a ball field.” But when she was a junior in…

0 Comments / 57 View / December 1, 2018

Meant to ‘Bee’

As she was growing up, Kelly Sibol dreamed of writing and illustrating greeting cards or being the “person at Crayola who got to name the crayons,” she said. Today, she is a published author with her first children’s book successfully…

0 Comments / 84 View / November 1, 2018

A Burning Desire to Serve

“I can’t honestly say what drew me into firefighting,” Maude Lallemand said. “But once I started, I was hooked.” This 24-year-old Pennsylvania native is a 2012 graduate of Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, where she joined the volunteer fire department…

0 Comments / 71 View / October 1, 2018

The Main Event

Elizabeth Agar has successfully navigated a variety of opportunities over the years, and she has embraced everything she has learned along the way to her current career as the director of sales and marketing at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg. All…

0 Comments / 75 View / September 1, 2018

A Happy Accident

It could be considered fitting that Lee Cadwallader, president of Select Collision Group, got into the auto industry accidentally, as the business’s focus is helping people easily navigate the repair and insurance process after they’ve been in an accident. Yet,…

0 Comments / 247 View / August 1, 2018

The Importance of Planning Ahead

Deb Pajak didn’t set out to become a certified financial planner, but she did always have “a desire to help people,” she said. A graduate of Penn State with a degree in counseling and social work, her initial career was…

0 Comments / 134 View / July 1, 2018

A Life Together Builds “A Room with a Brew”

Denise and Bob Harter stumbled upon a dream. The idea — open and run a bed-and-breakfast with an on-premise brewery — sprang into Denise Harter’s mind as she sat on a porch swing at a bed-and-breakfast in Clarion, Pennsylvania. “I…

0 Comments / 196 View / May 31, 2018