A2LA Today l June 2017 l Number 135
By Lauren Bisson, A2LA HR Generalist
Since the last edition of A2LA Today, A2LA has welcomed several new staff members to our growing team!
Mr. David Fricker received his B.S. in Biology from Towson University. Prior to joining A2LA, David worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he was a manufacturing technician and was also responsible for a variety of quality assurance duties. David joined the Life Sciences Team as an Accreditation Officer in March of 2017.
Mr. Joe Appolonia is a new Accreditation Officer on the Product Certification and Electrical team. Joe received his B.S. in Biology from Young Harris College, Georgia. Prior to joining A2LA in May 2017, Joe was employed as a Micro Lab Leader at Nelson Packaging Company in Ohio, where he performed auditing duties and led a team of microbiologists in proper methodology and testing. Joe also has previous experience working as a teacher’s assistant during his undergraduate career.
Mr. Ryan Kidwiler also recently joined A2LA as an Accreditation Officer on the Product Certification and Electrical team this past May. Ryan received his B.S. in Biology from Shepherd University, WV. He was a committed employee at Food Lion throughout his undergraduate career and most recently held the position of Assistant Manager until deciding to join A2LA. He also has experience working as a research assistant in a microbiology lab throughout his time in college.
Mr. Peter Davis joined A2LA in June 2017 after graduating from the University of Maryland, where he received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Throughout his undergraduate career, Peter has gained experience working as a researcher and dedicating his time to volunteer work. He also previously worked within the Carroll County Public School while pursuing his degree. Peter is an Accreditation Officer on the Inspection Body and Materials Testing team.
A2LA is always looking for qualified candidates to join our team. If you or someone you know may be interested in employment with A2LA, please refer them to the A2LA career page for more information and instructions on how to apply.
We are happy to welcome David, Joe, Ryan, Peter, Etta, Brooke & Kate to the A2LA Family!