PRUDENTIAL POGGI & JONES
David Schwartz has joined the agency as a new agent and will be available in the Forty Fort office at 1149 Wyoming Ave. Schwartz is a graduate of the University of Sciences in Philadelphia.
THE LACKAWANNA COUNTY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD
Eric Joseph Esoda, executive director of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC), has been appointed to its board of directors. The Workforce Investment Board is an industry-led not-for-profit board that promotes workforce development, planning and localized workforce training programs to enhance regional worker skills, avail citizens to new jobs and create a more capable and highly skilled workforce for regional employers. The board operates locally as the PA CareerLink of Lackawanna County.
Esoda will serve a two-year position on the board and will represent the perspectives of regional manufacturers, their workers and their future workforce needs.
Adam D. Shelp, Kingston, has become a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselorsm. This professional designation equips financial planning professionals with the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to guide their clients through a smooth transition into retirement. Janney is a graduate of Bloomsburg University.