Member News / Shoutouts

The GIANT Company released its third annual impact report, highlighting its 2023 corporate social responsibility initiatives centered around its purpose of connecting families for a better future. Marking 100 years in grocery in 2023, The GIANT Company put its team members, customers, and community partners at the center of its anniversary celebrations.

“Since opening our first store in Carlisle, Pa. in 1923, The GIANT Company has always been committed to serving our local communities, both in and outside our stores,” said John Ruane, president, The GIANT Company. “As we celebrated our 100th anniversary last year, our efforts centered around areas where we can make the greatest impact: eliminating hunger, changing children’s lives, healing the planet, promoting wellbeing, and fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging. With this focus, we’re able to help connect families, create healthier communities, and grow local neighborhoods.” Highlights of the report include:

  • Working with local hunger relief partners, 14.1 million meals were donated to help eliminate hunger in communities served.
  • To honor the company’s legacy of giving back, $500,000 was awarded to 20 local nonprofits as part of its Make a Difference Challenge.
  • To create a more sustainable future, a total of $500,000 was donated to organizations committed to healing the planet by growing food system resiliency and reducing food waste.
  • By helping customers and communities find real life wellbeing, The GIANT Company’s registered dietitians connected with more than 65,000 through over 300 virtual wellness classes and the company’s pharmacy teams helped keep neighbors healthy by administering more than 175,000 vaccinations.



Concurrent Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce several senior executive team changes effective July 1, 2024, which will further strengthen the company’s leadership and position it for continued growth and success.


  • Kevin Pudliner will be promoted from Executive Director to Vice President (VP) of the Information Technology Division. Pudliner’s extensive experience and expertise in the field of information technologies will be instrumental in driving innovation and delivering exceptional solutions to CTC’s clients.


  • Susan Van Scoyoc will be promoted from Executive Director to Vice President (VP) of the Energy, Resilience, and Sustainability Division. Van Scoyoc’s exceptional leadership and deep understanding of the energy sector will enable CTC to expand its capabilities and make a positive impact in this critical area.


  • George Appley, who has served as Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer (COO), will transition to a part-time Senior Advisor role. Appley’s invaluable contributions to CTC over the past 34 years will continue to benefit the company as he provides guidance and support in his advisory capacity.


“I want to congratulate and thank Kevin and Susan for their outstanding leadership. I look forward to incorporating their fresh perspectives in leading our information technology and energy areas for the benefit of our clients, said Edward J. Sheehan, Jr., President and CEO of CTC. “In addition, we are fortunate to have George staying on as a part-time Senior Advisor to help CTC continue to grow. We are excited about the company’s future with our new senior leadership in place.”


Barley Snyder is pleased to announce Lebanon Valley Chamber Foundation has elected partner Michelle R. Calvert to serve on its board of directors.

The Lebanon Valley Chamber Foundation focuses on the enrichment of the Lebanon community by generating, receiving, and allocating funds towards programs and initiatives that focus on the betterment of education, community, and workforce development. Calvert has previously been involved with the Chamber’s Women in Business committee, which helps to administer Foundation funding for higher education scholarships provided through the Chamber.

Calvert is a partner in the firm’s Business and Real Estate practice groups with more than three decades of experience in the areas of business, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate law. She advises clients on all aspects of their businesses, ranging from entity selection and formation to succession planning.

Aside from her new role with the Foundation, Calvert serves on the board of trustees of Cornwall Manor, a renowned senior living community in Lebanon County. She serves as legal counsel and as a member of the Loan Committee for the Lebanon Valley Economic Development Authority. In addition, she represents the Emergency Health Services Foundation, a non-profit regional EMS council that serves eight counties in South Central Pennsylvania.

“I am pleased to have been selected to the board of the Lebanon Valley Chamber Foundation,” said Calvert. “I look forward to making a meaningful difference and furthering the mission of this important charitable foundation dedicated to helping our community.”