FirstEnergy Corp. Names Officers
FirstEnergy Corp. named James F. Pearson vice president and treasurer, Eugene J. Sitarz vice president of tax, Frank A. Lubich vice president of the W.H. Sammis Plant and Brian J. Warnaka vice president of the Bruce Mansfield Plant. Pearson previously was treasurer; Sitarz, director of the tax department; Lubich, director of the W.H. Sammis Plant; and Warnaka, director of the Bruce Mansfield Plant.
Banking and finance
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland named Lisa Nelson senior adviser at the Cleveland branch and Joseph Ott adviser at the Pittsburgh branch, both in community affairs. Nelson is responsible for applied research activities on a broad range of community development issues that affect low- and moderate-income communities, and Ott is responsible for providing information and technical assistance on community development issues to financial institutions, community-based organizations and government entities.
David C. Gettemy joined Morgan Stanley's Global Wealth Management Group as a financial adviser and registered representative at its Downtown location. He covers multiple client segments, from affluent to high net worth.
Samuel Reed joined Hill, Barth & King LLC as a supervisor. Previously, he owned and operated a certified public accounting firm, where he provided income tax and business advisory services for individuals and small businesses.
Gleason & Associates named Jerome Schmitt manager and Brett Fulesday senior consultant. Christy Farkal and Erin Glatz joined the firm as consultants and Bill Krieger joined as senior manager. Schmitt has six years of accounting and auditing experience; Fulesday is a technology specialist and provides analytical support to the business valuation practice; Farkal has experience in fraud accounting and forensic accounting; Glatz is a specialist in regulatory compliance and control testing; and Krieger has more than 20 years of financial consulting and operations experience, primarily in the health care industry.
The Cantanese Group named Gregory S. Sikora and Lauren Spellman staff accountants, Letitia C. Lorence manager and Cynthia A. Lombard receptionist of the main office in Johnstown. Sikora works in the Pittsburgh office and is responsible for auditing, accounting, tax and other services; Lorence works in the Johnstown office and manages multiple engagements as well as supervises the accounting staff on a day-to-day basis; and Spellman works in the Johnstown office and is also responsible for auditing, accounting, tax and other services.
The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania named David V. Breen an arbitrator, mediator and early neutral evaluator. He is founder of the Breen Law Firm, where he serves as a neutral arbitrator and mediator in business, employment, family and general civil disputes.
T. Cormac McCarthy joined Houston Harbaughm P.C., where he focuses on corporate and securities law. Previously, he was an in- house attorney with Comerica Inc. …