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share a commitment to quality and an ethical environment in
which to conduct business in Lehigh and Northampton counties and
the surrounding region.
We recognize that the value of networking is totally
dependent on the people who bring their willingness to
share ideas, knowledge and experience therefore
membership is open only to non-competing business
leaders who share our strong commitment to responsible
growth and economic development.
The Executive Forum of the Lehigh Valley meets for
breakfast on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at
the Sands Casino in the heart Pennsylvania’s Lehigh
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Stifel and KBW Share No. 1 Ranking In 2016 Thomas
Reuters Starmine Analyst Awards
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) announced that its
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (“Stifel”)
and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (“KBW”) subsidiaries
combined to win 18 awards in the 2016 Thomson
Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards, ranking the firm
tied for first in number of awards won among 167
qualifying U.S. firms.
With more than 1,400 companies under coverage in the
U.S., Stifel also ranks as the overall largest
provider of equity research and as the largest
provider of small- and mid-cap coverage.
The award was announced from St. Louis, May 24,
2016. The press release can be read in its entirety
by clicking on the button to the right.
DesignPoint Completes Work for New Paltz Hotel
New Paltz lies 80 miles north of New York City. The
upstate hamlet is home to students of the State
University of New York New Paltz as well as a
potpourri of an art and outdoor enthusiast
community. Visitors describe the town as a fun place
with interesting shops. Locals pride themselves in
their progressive pursuits yet remain strict about
the development and commercialization of the area.
The announced construction of a new hotel within
city limits came as a surprise to many. The approval
of the Hampton Inn came after several rounds of
designs to make the chain location match the unique
look of New Paltz.
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Sandy Kuhns Named As One of the 2016 "Women of
Lehigh Valley Business named Sandy Kuhns as one of
28 women 2016 "Women of Influence" honorees.
The women are recognized for their contributions
to their employer, industry and community.
They will be honored on Wednesday, May 11, at the
fourth annual Women of Influence luncheon and awards
ceremony at Cedar Crest College, Allentown.
Eastern Engineered Wood Products Winner!
Valley Business has named Eastern Engineered Wood
Business of the Year 2015 for companys with 36 to
We congratulate Todd Lindsey and his company for this
The Business of the Year awards program celebrates the
greater Lehigh Valley's most dynamic businesses and
business leaders who share a commitment to professional
excellence, business growth and the community.
To view the press release click on the Press Release
K&H Custom Window Treatments Cuts Through the Noise at
K&H Designs was engaged to install acoustic curtains
and sound absorbing draperies to help noise
reduction in Old Main
, Kutztown University.
Additionally, the University sought creative window
treatments to match the period and style of the
room, accentuate the architecture of the windows and
have the ability to open and close to reduce
incoming light. “The biggest challenge
was finding one window treatment style that resolved
all three problems – sound, shape and sun,”
says Sandy Kuhns, President of K & H Custom Window
K&H has been providing the design, manufacturing,
and installation of window treatments for commercial
businesses for almost 30 years. K & H has developed
an expertise in working with hospitals, medical
buildings, senior living, health care facilities,
medical offices, colleges and universities across
Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
The full story of how K&H accomplished this job can
be found be
read by clicking on the case study button to the
Experience Makes for
Great Interior Design
20 years in the business Les McCoy and his team have
a pretty good handle on the design characteristics
required by different types of clients. It starts by
making them part of the design team for the simple
reason that they are experts in how they use their
Les shares this insight, and other design
observations, in a recently released article. His
is located in the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and works
extensively on both a regional and national levels.
The Experience Makes for Great Design
article can be
read by clicking on article logo.