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Kevin Walker Named to Highmark Health's Board of Directors

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:30pm

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Highmark Health announced today that Kevin Walker, President and CEO of Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc. (DLC), has been named to its board of directors effective immediately.

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  • PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Highmark Health announced today that Kevin Walker, President and CEO of Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc. (DLC), has been named to its board of directors effective immediately.
  • Mr. Walker was named President and CEO on June 1, 2021, after serving as the Chief Operating Officer for DLC since April 2020.
  • "Kevin brings more than thirty years of operations and leadership experience to the Highmark Health Board, and we look forward to what his guidance and expertise will bring to the table," shared Joseph Guyaux, chairman of the board of Highmark Health.
  • Visit Highmark Health's leadership page to learn more about the organization's executive team and board of directors.

Former "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger, Jeff Struecker, Launches "Unbeatable", an Inspirational New Podcast

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:36pm

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Decorated "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger and Ranger Hall of Famer Inductee, Jeff Struecker, has launched " Unbeatable ," an inspirational podcast that shares stories of real people who have overcome adversity with resilience and strength.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Decorated "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger and Ranger Hall of Famer Inductee, Jeff Struecker, has launched " Unbeatable ," an inspirational podcast that shares stories of real people who have overcome adversity with resilience and strength.
  • Making its debut in early September 2021, "Unbeatable," hosted by Struecker, is available on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Audible and other streaming platforms.
  • He spent his final 10 years in the US Army serving as a chaplain in Airborne and Ranger units.
  • He has been awarded medals for valor in combat and has received many medals as recognition for his service in the US Army.

Fidelity Charitable® Appoints Jacob Pruitt as President

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 4:04pm

Fidelity Charitable , an independent public charity and the largest grantmaker in the country, today announced the appointment of Jacob Pruitt as president, succeeding Pamela Norley, effective October 18, 2021.

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  • Fidelity Charitable , an independent public charity and the largest grantmaker in the country, today announced the appointment of Jacob Pruitt as president, succeeding Pamela Norley, effective October 18, 2021.
  • Prior to joining Fidelity Charitable, Pruitt was vice president and head of T. Rowe Price Charitable, leading the firms charitable giving strategy and donor-advised fund program.
  • Jacob will help Fidelity Charitable advance its work to drive increased impact for the sector.
  • Fidelity Charitable is an independent public charity that has helped donors support more than 328,000 nonprofit organizations with over $51 billion in grants.

Brigadier General Ty Seidule, U.S. Army (retired) Named the Recipient of the 2021 Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year Award

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:15pm

Historic Hotels of America is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year Award.

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  • Historic Hotels of America is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year Award.
  • Brigadier General Ty Seidule, U.S. Army (retired) has been named the recipient of the Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year Award for 2021.
  • The Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year Award will be presented to Ty Seidule at the Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Ceremony & Gala on Thursday evening, November 11, 2021.
  • Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels.

James J. Cannon Joins AM General as Chief Executive Officer

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:45pm

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --AM General is pleased to announce the appointment of James J.

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  • SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --AM General is pleased to announce the appointment of James J.
  • (Jim) Cannon as Chief Executive Officer effective today.
  • The company thanks Andy for his five years of service with AM General and his significant contributions to the organization.
  • AM General designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies, and supports specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide.

Not Your Average Vet: Dr. Bodolosky Celebrates 20 Years as Owner of the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:30pm

Odds are Army Veteran is probably not one of the first answers, but for the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County, veteran veterinarians are all they know.

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  • Odds are Army Veteran is probably not one of the first answers, but for the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County, veteran veterinarians are all they know.
  • Renowned in the veterinary community for an unmatched dedication to innovation, Dr. Bodolosky is proud to celebrate 20 years as owner of the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County (AHSC) come Sept 28, 2021.
  • To learn more about the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County, please visit: https://www.ahofsc.com/
    The Animal Hospital of Sullivan County is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital (American Animal Hospital Association) based in Ferndale, New York.
  • As the only AAHA animal hospital in the area, Dr. Barbara Bodolosky and the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County seek to create a lasting impact on their community through gentle care and unparalleled service.

BG (ret.) Loree Sutton, M.D. Appointed CEO of Veteran Services USA

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:51pm

MIAMI, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials with Veteran Services USA , a Miami and New York City-based organization, announced today the appointment of BG (ret.)

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  • MIAMI, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials with Veteran Services USA , a Miami and New York City-based organization, announced today the appointment of BG (ret.)
  • Our organization will collaborate and partner at all levels to advance creative, intergenerational programming," said BG (ret.)
  • Loree Sutton, M.D., chief executive officer VSUSA, "and will offer services that create a conduit towards successful life transitions with access to workforce and independent housing, health services and education programs at each location.
  • Veteran Services USA (VSUSA) empowers Veterans and Seniors by offering services designed to build successful life transitions with access to workforce and independent housing; whole health services; and social service programs in communities across the United States.

United Way Worldwide Names Angela F. Williams as President and CEO

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 7:13pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way Worldwide today announced that Angela F. Williams will become the next president and CEO of the organization.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way Worldwide today announced that Angela F. Williams will become the next president and CEO of the organization.
  • "United Way Worldwide is at a critical juncture as we look to transform our 135-year-old organization to continue driving strong and equitable community impact into the future," said Dr. Juliette M. Tuakli, Chair of United Way Worldwide Board of Trustees.
  • "We wanted a leader who could mobilize our United Way Network, our supporters and United Way Worldwide around a clear vision grounded in the imperative to create greater impact, equity and growth in communities.
  • The CEO Search Committee comprised members of the United Way Worldwide and United Way USA Boards, as well as CEOs of Local United Ways.

New Senior Project Manager Hired on for Hull's Environmental Services, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 8:10pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Hull's Environmental Services, Inc. (Hull's) recently appointed Loren Gerhardt as a new Senior Project Manager for the Nashville area service center.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Hull's Environmental Services, Inc. (Hull's) recently appointed Loren Gerhardt as a new Senior Project Manager for the Nashville area service center.
  • He will be responsible for oversight and direction of all phases of environmental projects including preparation of proposals, cost estimates, work scopes, work schedules and implementation of project plans.
  • Jim Coiner, Area Operations Manager for the Hull's Nashville office commented, "Loren Gerhardt is a reputable environmental professional in the Tennessee market.
  • His experience in emergency response, industrial services, and environmental project management is well documented.

Ex Army Captain Inspires Service Members to Pursue Entrepreneurship After the Military

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 6:42pm

It's a scary transition leaving the military and looking to start a life in the civilian sector.

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  • It's a scary transition leaving the military and looking to start a life in the civilian sector.
  • Dale Hewett, ex Army Captain, underwent the transition process in 2014 after experiencing a spinal cord injury while on active duty.
  • A lot of the values and experiences that our service members have directly correlate to developing, and running, a business.
  • For example, it's no secret our service members (regardless of their rank) have some of the best leadership skills out of any sector on the planet.