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September 2, 2012
The Herald-Star

JOINED: Weirton native Dr. Raymond Hinerman, DDS, is now on the staff of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck surgery at Medical Park in Wheeling.

Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, he is a graduate of the West Virginia University Dental School with an additional residency in hospital dentistry. He had a general dentistry practice in the Elkins area before graduating from WVU Medical School. During a five-year residency in otolaryngology at WVU Hospitals, he researched and authored several publications concerning the outcome of endoscopic sinus surgery in children with allergies as well as smoke exposure.

As an assistant professor in otolaryngology at WVU hospital, he received the B.G. Slaughter Fitz-Hugh Research Award for the southern section Triological Society and has presented and an eight-year review of frontal sinus fractures at WVU.

Hinerman previously was an associate at Morgantown ENT with surgery privileges at Ruby Memorial Hospital and Mon General Hospital. He comes to Wheeling from Abingdon ENT in Bristol, Va., and is presently a member of American Academy of Otolaryngology, American Medical Association and American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

Hinerman, a 1987 graduate of Weir High School, can be reached at (304) 234-2060.

DIRECTOR: Shane T. Stack is now the full-time director of alumni relations at West Liberty University.

Stack graduated from WLU in 2010 with a degree in business administration. He previously was employed with the WLU Research Corp. as program director.

While an undergraduate, Stack served two terms as student body president and was the student representative and voting member on the WLU board of governors. A native of Powhatan Point, he has served as treasurer for the town of West Liberty for three years. He resides in Wheeling.

PROMOTED: Anne Grealy is now executive director of state government affairs for FirstEnergy.

In this role, she will oversee legislative strategies in the company's Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland service areas as well as in areas where the company's competitive subsidiary, FirstEnergy Solutions, is active, including Illinois and Michigan. She also will act as the company's liaison with public utilities commissions.

Grealy most recently served as director of Federal Regulatory Affairs in FirstEnergy's Washington, D.C., office. Previously, she held director positions in customer service at Allegheny Power and worked in regulatory affairs at Florida Power and Light Co.

She holds a master of business administration degree from the University of Miami in Florida and a bachelor of science degree in industrial psychology from Florida State University.

NAMED: Wheeling-Nisshin has appointed Takashi "Tim" Saori its general manager of QACSspecial projects.

Saori comes to Wheeling-Nisshin after more than 26 years in various capacities at Nisshin Steel Co. Ltd., its parent company. His most recent position was general manager of the technical department of Nisshin Holding Inc. in Chicago. He has an extensive background in the development and marketing of the ZAM product.

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