Pickering employee earns PMP credential

Pickering Associates announces that electrical engineer, Zac Campbell, has earned his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is the project management profession’s most globally recognized and respected certification credential. Successful organizations today recognize project management competency as key to achieving business results. Recognized across 182 countries PMI Project Management Professional – PMP Certification is a globally recognized, rigorous, education, and professional experience and examination-based professional credentialing program.

Campbell also plans to complete his master’s degree in engineering management which he is currently pursuing through Marshall University, and then move on to obtain his professional engineering license.

Pickering Associates is a full-service, multi-disciplinary, engineering and architectural firm with offices in Parkersburg, Marietta, and Athens. Campbell has been an employee of the company since 2008. He currently resides in Parkersburg with his wife, Tara.

Community Bank adds branch manager

Community Bank announces the addition of Diane M. Carte as branch manager of the South Parkersburg Office at 1620 Blizzard Drive in Parkersburg.

Carte joins Community Bank with more than 15 years of lending and retail banking experience.

A welcome open house will be held at the South Parkersburg Branch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22.

Two longtime Kraton employees retire

Kraton Polymers in Belpre announce employee retirements.

– Roger McPherson retired from Kraton Polymers on Feb. 1, after more than 32 years of service. He was a control system inspector for the technical services department.

McPherson plans to remain in the area after retirement. His retirement plans include enjoying life, being active in his church and spending time with family. He lives with his wife, Deborah, in Waverly, W.Va.

– Patrick Morrissey retired from Kraton Polymers on Feb. 1, after more than 40 years of service. He was senior pressure vessel inspector for the maintenance and reliability department.

Morrissey plans to remain in the area after retirement. He lives in Coolville with his wife, Nancy.

From local reports