Tag : Lynda Hudzick

The Power of Teamwork

Farrah Mittel, president of Schaedler Yesco Distribution (SYD), is a firm believer in the idea that “those who are closest to the work are the best to ask for input.”  She knows that although she is the president, her team…

0 Comments / 20 View / March 31, 2020

Triumph Over Obstacles

Hagir Elsheikh knows what it means to fight for what you believe in. The owner of the very successful HSE Staffing Agency LLC, Elsheikh has worked hard for every success that has come her way — often at great personal…

0 Comments / 74 View / March 1, 2020

Up, Up, and Away

Kate Hicks knows that it sounds cliché, but the truth is that in starting and growing her successful balloon-design business, whimsy and WILD, she is still learning what it takes to grow and “to not be scared,” she said. “I’ve…

0 Comments / 360 View / February 1, 2020

The Fabric of Her Life

Timbrel Chyatee always knew she wanted to live a life that helped others, “and I always thought it would be with children,” she said.  But her dreams changed after spending some time in India, where she was born.  “Seeing how…

0 Comments / 135 View / December 2, 2019

Care with Compassion

Sue Heinle recognized early on that her role has always seemed to be the “family caregiver,” and she’s just fine with that because nothing gives her more satisfaction than caring for others. In her professional role as the president and…

0 Comments / 44 View / November 1, 2019

Speeding Toward Her Goals

Growing up, Hillary McFadden did not enjoy eating out as much as she might have because there were no braille menus available for her to review and choose her meal. Blind since infancy, McFadden said, “As a blind individual, eating…

0 Comments / 835 View / October 1, 2019

A Full Plate

Stephanie Stence grew up in a family that has been in the local restaurant business for “generations,” as she said, so it seemed only natural that she would follow that same path.  Her maiden name is Brown, a name that,…

0 Comments / 108 View / September 1, 2019

Banking on Opportunity

When April Book was a young girl, she used to love going to the bank with her parents. “Little did I know at the time how much more involved the industry was,” she said.  She has been in retail banking…

0 Comments / 211 View / August 1, 2019

Starting Fresh … and Clean

It is not the kind of surprise anyone likes to get, but when Shariah Brown was informed by her longtime employer that due to a joint venture merge, she was going to be let go, it did not take her…

0 Comments / 227 View / July 1, 2019

A Delicious Legacy

“I was first involved with working at Utz when I was 11 years old,” Mike Rice, COB of Utz Quality Foods, recalls.  It was September of 1953, during potato storage season. One evening after family dinner, Mike said that his…

0 Comments / 82 View / June 1, 2019