John J. Griffin, chairman of the Tuscarora Wayne Group, has announced the appointments of Michael R. Klinefelter, R. Joseph Landy and Anthony J. Ventello, to the Group's Boards of Directors.

Klinefelter is president and chief executive officer of G.R. Klinefelter Underwriters Inc., Windsor

Mount Joy Insurance Company, and Cloister Mutual Casualty Insurance Company, all located in Ephrata,

Pa. He joins the group as a director with over 42 years of insurance experience. Klinefelter has been a licensed agent for 41 years. He resides in Millersville, Pa., with his wife Nancy.

Landy is an attorney and partner with Landy & Landy, Attorneys at Law, located in Sayre. He was the recipient of the 2003 Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the year award and in prior years served as the First Assistant District Attorney in Bradford County Pennsylvania. Landy joins the group as a director with over 35 years of law experience. He resides in Sayre with his wife Debra.

Ventello is the executive director of the Central Bradford Progress Authority located in Towanda. The Progress Authority is a full service economic development agency which serves multiple counties. Prior to his current position he was the director of the Bradford County Planning Commission. Ventello joins the group with over 29 years of experience working for Bradford County. He resided in Franklin Township with his wife Trudy.

"We are pleased to welcome these gentlemen aboard as Tuscarora Wayne continues to grow, and we expect their expertise and experience to help us achieve our strategic goals," said John J. Griffin, chairman, in announcing the appointments of Klinefelter, Landy and Ventello.

The Tuscarora Wayne Group comprises the Tuscarora Wayne Mutual Group Inc., Susquehanna Capital Corp.,

Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company, Keystone National Insurance Company, and Lebanon Valley Insurance Company, all headquartered in Wyalusing.

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