People on the Move


April 13, 2004

New Positions

Allegheny Energy appoints Adams as vice president

Allegheny Energy Inc. appointed Mike Adams vice president/quality for the Hagerstown-based utility company. Formerly director of global performance excellence for Microsoft Corp. and managing partner of Mike Adams & Co., a management consulting practice, he also was an adviser to Florida Power and Light.

Adams, who holds a master's in business administration from Florida Atlantic University, serves on several organizations' boards of directors, including the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the American Society for Quality.

Advertising and Public Relations

GKV posts go to Knapp, Riggle, Yakos-LeBron

GKV Communications named Jason Knapp media assistant, Joy Riggle media planner and Elaine Yakos-LeBron broadcast negotiator.

Knapp is a former marketing and promotions coordinator for WGMS-FM. He deals with the firm's media accounts. A resident of Butchers Hill, he is a graduate of Robert Morris University. Riggle provides print, TV and radio planning for clients, including Gardiners Furniture and Independence Air. She is a former Davis Media Group planner and buyer. Also a graduate of Robert Morris University, she lives in Owings Mills.

Yakos-LeBron, a Laurel resident and graduate of C.W. Post College, was a vice president of Rockey & Rockwell before joining the Locust Point-headquartered advertising and branding agency.

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