12C — August 12 - 25, 2016 — Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic

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HILADELPHIA, PA — Binswanger an- nounced that Marc The Civil War Museum of Philadelphia Binswanger’s Policarpo appointed to Board of Govs. P

Moderacki to provide leadership Benchmark Construction welcomes newCFO to exec. team

president of Benchmark Con- struction, Moderacki’s most recent experience working for a $150 million division of a publicly held commercial con- struction company was one of the factors that made him the right choice for the position. “Jeff’s experience with a large national firmmeans that he will be fully capable of sup- porting the growth path Bench- mark has set,” said Callahan. “The fact that his personality and values fit our culture is an additional bonus.” Moderacki is a CPA with over 37 years of accounting experience. He has a B.S. in Accounting from Frostburg State University. He and his wife Karen have relocated to the Lititz area from their pre- vious home in Westminster, Maryland. n tion, schedule, budget and team performance. He will be responsible to pre-plan and provide foresight for project teams in order to best serve Warfel’s clients. A graduate of Pennsylva- nia State University, Kingree joined Warfel in 2009 as a Proj- ect Engineer. He is currently managing several projects including the $22 million ACTS Granite Farms Building E Renovations project in Media. Kingree lives in Lancaster. n

LANCASTER COUNTY, PA — Jeff Moderacki has joined the executive team of

The Civil War Museum of Philadelphia, the oldest Civil War museum in the country, was chartered in 1888 by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States as the War Library and Mu- seum. The museum’s artifact collection is one of the most historically significant and largest in the country outside of government hands with more than 3,000 items.

Since joining Binswanger in 1997, Policarpo has been responsible for Binswanger transactions in the state of New Jersey as well as key corporate relationships on a national basis. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Chapter of CoreNet Global and a former Vice Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey. n use of historic buildings, the design of sensitive additions to historic buildings, and the design of new buildings that are appropriate to their set- ting and context. Her clients included the Philadelphia Zoo, Valley Forge National Histori- cal Park and the Performance Garage. Stark is a licensed architect in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has a MS in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylva- nia and earned her B. Arch from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. She is also a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor. Swider brings to Avison Young over 15 years of ex- perience. During her career, Swider has worked on various projects including coordinat- ing the space planning and management of three regional office relocations and two new corporate offices. She holds a Bachelor of Art in Fashion Marketing from the Art Insti- tute of Philadelphia. n Central States Manufacturing, Inc. and the Sheetz Store Op- erations, Learning Center and Daycare Complex. Combined these projects represent one- third of the park’s developable land. The Sheetz project is a $40 million investment for a store operations and learning center along with a separate day care center for Sheetz employees with an expected completion near the end of 2017. Joe Sheetz, president and CEO, highlighted this new opera- tions facility as furthering the commitment to growing the Sheetz brand and operations. The Martin J. Marasco Busi- ness Park is ABCD Corp.’s eighth business/industrial park in Blair County and cov- ers 95 acres of developable land situated off I-99. n

L a n c a s t e r County-based Benchmark Cons t ruc - tion Compa- ny, Inc. As Benchmark’s CFO, Moder- acki’s role is to provide ex-

Policarpo , senior vice p r e s i d e n t , has been ap- pointed to the Board of Gov- ernors of The C i v i l Wa r Museum of Philadelphia.

Jeff Moderacki

ecutive leadership for the orga- nization’s financial well-being. Benchmark has experienced accelerated growth in the past few years to achieve goals set in an aggressive 10-year strategic plan. To meet the financial management demands of this growth, the company embarked on a nationwide search for a chief financial officer. According to Mike Callahan,

Marc Policarpo

PHILADELPHIA, PA — David Fahey, Avison Young principal and managing di- Jennifer Stark and Kim Swider join Avison Young experience perfectly aligns with our commitment to pro- vide best-in-class services

to our val- ued clients. Their addi- t i ons fur - ther demon- strates Avi- son Young’s c o m m i t - ment to the P h i l a d e l -

rector of the c omp a n y ’ s P h i l a d e l - phia office, announc ed t oday that J e n n i f e r Stark, AIA, CSBA and KimSwider

Warfel Construction Company promotes Kingree to project executive

EAST PETERSBURG, PA — Warfel Construction Company is pleased to an-

Jennifer Stark

Kim Swider

phia market, and is another important step in the execu- tion of our company’s aggres- sive growth plan.” “The addi- tion of Jennifer and Kim will be tremendous for our clients,” says Bill Connor, principal and vice president of project man- agement in Philadelphia. “We are excited to add their exper- tise to our team.” Stark brings to Avison Young over 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Avison Young, Stark was the Owner and Founder of Stark Design, which spe- cialized in the preservation, rehabilitation, and adaptive “Wayne’s experience and skill set suits our team well,” said John Lehmann, Senior Vice President. “I am looking for- ward to working with Wayne, ensuring that we continue to build a strong field operation delivering quality projects for our Central PA clients and partners.” Poole Anderson Construction recently broke ground on the new Sheetz Operations Center andDay care facilities located in the Martin J. Marasco Business Park, Claysburg. The Altoona- Blair County Development Corporation (ABCD Corp.) held a dedication event for the Martin J. Marasco Business Park. Stakeholders celebrated groundbreaking ceremonies for maintaining high quality stan- dards on large scale residential and commercial projects.

have joined Avison Young in Philadelphia. Effective im- mediately, Stark joins Avison Young as a project manager and Swider as an assistant project manager. They will fo- cus on managing and deliver- ing awide range of commercial, institutional and non-profit projects in Greater Philadel- phia region and throughout the expanding Avison Young platform. “We are very pleased to have Jennifer and Kim join our growing project manage- ment team in Philadelphia,” comments Fahey. “Their in- depth project management

nounce Guy K i n g r e e , LEED AP , h a s b e e n promoted to pro j ec t ex- ecut ive . In his new role, Kingree will be fully ac-

Guy Kingree

countable for overseeing proj- ects regarding client satisfac-

ALLENTOWN, PA — Al- vin H. Butz, Inc. , a Butz Family Company announced AlvinH. Butz, Inc. hires sixth gen. builder solidifies the 6 th generation of the Butz family who are in line to preserve the tradition and reputation of the organization. Steven has over four years of experience in the construction industry. He has a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Construction Option degree from The Pennsylvania State University. He was part of an eight person team from Penn State that recently competed in the 2016 Architectural Engi- neering Institute (AEI) Student Design Competition finals held in Worcester, Massachusetts. The team won an award for Innovation in Integration. Ste- ven and his construction team- mate also won the Construction Management and Development award. Steven Butz the hiring of Steven Butz as a project engineer. He i s t h e s o n of Greg L. Butz , presi- dent and CEO of Alvin H. Butz. Steven joins Mike Butz , Greg’s oldest son, as a member of the 6th generation of Butz builders. Mike has served as an assistant project manager since 2011. The Butz family has a long, successful tradition of building in the Lehigh Valley that dates back to the mid-1800s. In 1920, the family’s passion for con- struction led to the creation of Alvin H. Butz. The company has since been continuously owned and operated in the Lehigh Valley by the Butz family, and the addition of Steven and Mike He is currently working on an expansion project at Mount Nit- tany Health – Mifflin County, located in Reedsville, PA, and a boiler room addition at Mount NittanyMedical Center, located in State College. n

Poole Anderson Construction hires Lapradd as superintendent

HARRISBURG, PA — Poole Anderson Construc- tion announced that Wayne

Lapradd has joined the op- erations de- partment as a superinten- dent. Lapradd will provide l e a d e r s h i p and direction to our on-site

Wayne Lapradd

construction teams with re- sponsibility for communicating with all levels, meeting sched- ule requirements, ensuring safety regulations, and resolv- ing critical issues. Previously a field manager at Rocket Drywall, Lapradd brings 23 years of construc- tion management experience, successfully motivating teams to exceed expectations while

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