NCHE ZAMA, MD, PhD
has returned to Pocono Medical Center to lead the Cardiothoracic Surgery Program.
Under his previous leadership, PMC gained national recognition as one of the highest rated cardiothoracic programs for quality in the nation. He rejoins PMC after serving since August 2012 as the Medical Director, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Program at Aria Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County.
Zama trained in cardiothoracic surgery and pediatric cardiac surgery at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Zama completed his specialized training in cardiac valve and complex cardiac surgery at the University of Paris, Broussais Hospital under the leadership of world renowned surgeon Dr. Alain Carpentier.
He also completed training at the Cleveland Clinic where he served as Chief Resident and received a prestigious award for extraordinary clinical skills and performance. Dr. Zama earned his Medical Degree from the University of Cincinnati as well as his PhD in Chemistry and Master of Science Degree in Management from Harvard University. In addition to his regular medical practice, Dr. Zama frequently conducts medical missions in Asia, Africa, and South America.
has joined The Hillside School as a new Director of Admission and Community Outreach. Mitton will begin furthering the school's mission through student recruitment.
Mitton most recently has managed a research project through Lehigh University's College of Education for students with reading disabilities.
has joined American Portfolios Financial Services, a full-service, independent broker/dealer and member FINRA/SIPC firm as a registered representative. His office, KMJ Financial Group, LLC in Whitehall, is a registered branch of APFS.
Steigerwalt holds his Series 6 and 63 licenses, and is a certified insurance agent in the state of Pennsylvania. He has more than three years of experience in financial services planning, namely helping to develop customized financial plans that are tailored to retirement, estate planning and college funding. Prior to joining APFS, Steigerwalt was with Primerica in Allentown.
has joined The Provident Bank as vice president and relationship manager for the PA commercial lending team. In this position, Hodgen is responsible for developing new commercial loan business in the Lehigh Valley region and managing a portfolio of commercial loan customers.
Prior to joining Provident, Hodgen worked for PNC Bank. He has a BS from Penn State University and is a graduate of the Citizens and Southern National Bank Credit School.
has joined The Frederick Group of Allentown. Previously Patton worked as a realtor with Long & Foster Real Estate. She earned numerous awards from Long and Foster for her contributions and achievements. Long & Foster Rookie 2012; Top Producer West Chester Office; Top Listing Agent West Chester Office; Rookie Salesperson West Chester Office; Long & Foster Silver Team 2013, 2014; and Executive's Club Member.
Patton has joined the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors Association and is continuing her education in real estate to obtain her brokers license.
Has joined Moyer Indoor Outdoor as a new manager for the Plumbing Division. Prior to joining the Moyer family, Mace worked as a plumbing professional for the past 25 years and has licensing in multiple states.