-- Kevin Bledsoe, of Lancaster, has been named vice president of brokerage at Investment Real Estate LLC, York. Bledsoe will head the company’s brokerage sales operation. He served as a district manager, a director of operations, and a broker for more than 13 years.


-- The York Rescue Mission has hired John Ellis, of York County, as its volunteer director.

-- St. John Lutheran Church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave., has named Jim Riggs its new director of music. Riggs will serve as the organist and choir director.


-- Dr. Luis Garcia, of Family First Health, has been named to the 2016 Physician 40 Under 40 list by the Pennsylvania Medical Society. PAMED's new award is one of the several efforts to recognize the state's efforts in training physicians and encouraging them to stay and practice here. Garcia, a York-area native, also advocates for the Latino population and serves as a teacher for the York Hospital Family Medicine Residency Community Medicine curriculum.

-- Attorney Sarah L. Doyle of Stock and Leader, Attorneys at Law, York, spoke at the York County Farm Bureau’s annual banquet on Sept. 8. Doyle, who was raised on her family’s farm in Red Lion, is secretary of the bureau and is a member of the American Agricultural Law Society, the American Southdown Breeders Association and the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.

-- Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that its tax partner, Kevin A. Eisenhart, has been named a 2016 Forty Under 40 leader by the Central Penn Business Journal.

-- The Central Penn Business Journal presented its 20th annual Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies awards on Sept. 12.

The York County awardees are:

Shiloh Paving & Excavating Inc., York.

River Supply Inc., Brogue.

ComForCare Home Care-York.

Adept Corporation, York.

Jessinc, Jacobus.

The YGS Group, York.

Springwood Hospitality, York.

St. Onge Co., York.

Premier Construction Group Inc., Dillsburg.

Gavin Advertising, York.

Business Information Group, York.

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