Business in Brief
PMMC welcomes new physicians
POTTSTOWN - Pottstown Memorial Medical Center has announced the addition of two physicians to its staff.
Beth A. Maisel, M.D. has joined the active medical staff at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, department of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Maisel graduated from University of Cincinnati Medical School and completed residency training at Christiana Care Health Systems.
Dr. Maisel is in practice with Healthcare for Women Only, 1590 Medical Drive, Suite A. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 610-326-7172.
In addition, Kai Moy, M.D. has joined the active medical staff at PMMC as a hospitalist, department of pediatrics. Dr. Moy graduated from Albany Medical College and completed residency training at New York Medical University Medical Center Bellevue Hospital Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
For more information, visit PottstownMemorial.com
National Penn promotes Kathy E. Ruggiero
BOYERTOWN - National Penn Bancshares Inc. has announced that Kathy E. Ruggiero has been promoted to senior vice president of the National Penn's bank secrecy act department. She reports to Anne Durney Gannon, senior vice president and compliance director for National Penn.
Ruggiero is National Penn's bank secrecy act officer and has 26 years of field experience. She is responsible for overseeing the bank secrecy act enterprise wide program.
Ruggiero, who resides in Saylorsburg, joined National Penn in 2008. She attended Northampton Community College. Ruggiero is also a certified anti-money laundering specialist. She is active in the community through her participation in the Women's 5K Classic as National Penn's team leader. Ruggiero is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
RatnerPrestia welcomes Christian R. LaPense to its Valley Forge office
VALLEY FORGE - RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Christian R. LaPense II has joined the firm as a scientific advisor in the Valley Forge office, working with a wide range of intellectual property related services in the area of Patent Prosecution. LaPense previously worked at the firm as a summer associate in 2012.
LaPense earned his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in May, graduating in the top 25 percent of his class. He attended The University of Delaware for his undergraduate studies majoring in Physics with a concentration in Astrophysics and Astronomy. After graduation, LaPense held project manager and sales roles in the technological industry.
RatnerPrestia's practice is devoted exclusively to intellectual property law. It represents clients in court proceedings and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For additional information, visit www.RatnerPrestia.com.
Time is running out to apply for DEP's small business grants
HARRISBURG - The Department of Environmental Protection is reminding Pennsylvania small-business owners of the Sept. 6 deadline to apply for DEP's Small Business Advantage Grant to finance pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects.