F&M Trust’s Yoder named Woman to Watch

(CHAMBERSBURG, PA) Christina L. Yoder, Training and Development Officer at F&M Trust, has been named the “Woman to Watch” in the 2013 Women of Influence awards.


The “Woman to Watch” award is presented to a woman under the age of 30 who is stepping up to help shape the Central Pennsylvania of tomorrow. Yoder was selected by the judges for her leadership and achievements at F&M Trust, as well as her contributions within the community.


“I am thrilled and honored to receive such recognition amongst so many accomplished women in Central Pennsylvania,” said Yoder. “This award is not only a testament to my hard work and dedication, but also to the many mentors I have had along the way who have blessed me with many great opportunities to grow in my personal and professional development.”


In her current position at F&M Trust, Yoder is responsible for the administration and direction of the bank’s training programs, as well as developing and instructing blended learning programs, classes, seminars, and workshops for employees bank-wide. She is also an Adjunct Business Instructor and Head Cheerleading Coach at Penn State Mont Alto. In the community, Yoder serves as Vice-Chair of Leadership Franklin County Youth, Business Advisory Board Member for the Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School, Professional Member of Future Business Leaders of America, and Business Intelligence Board Member for Chief Learning Officer magazine. 


Yoder received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Penn State University in 2006 and a Master of Business Administration from Shippensburg University in 2008. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Administration and Leadership Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, researching how organizational factors affect the transfer of training to the workplace for her dissertation. 


The “Woman to Watch” award is one of three special recognition awards presented at the Women of Influence awards. The Women of Influence awards also recognizes 25 women leaders in the midstate who are influential in their companies, industries and communities, and have solid reputations based on their experience, integrity, leadership, and accomplishments.


As the “Woman to Watch”, Yoder will be recognized at the 2013 Women of Influence event on Monday, May 13 at the Hilton Harrisburg, as well as in a publication to be inserted in the May 17 issue of the Central Penn Business Journal. The fourth annual Women of Influence awards program is presented by Comcast Business Class and Comcast Spotlight and is a program of the Central Penn Business Journal. Additional sponsors include Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, LLC; DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse; Highmark Blue Shield; Mountz Jewelers; Sun Motor Cars; FGV Media and Classic Drycleaners and Laundromats.


For more information about the Women of Influence Awards or to register to attend the awards luncheon, visit www.CPBJnow.com/events or contact Nicole Morgan at nicolem@centralpennbusiness.comor (717) 236-4300.


F&M Trust is an independent community bank headquartered in Chambersburg with over $1 billion in assets. With twenty-six community banking offices in Franklin, Cumberland, Fulton and Huntingdon Counties, the bank has offices in Chambersburg, St. Thomas, Mont Alto, Marion, Greencastle, Waynesboro, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, Carlisle, Boiling Springs, Newville, Shippensburg, McConnellsburg, Hustontown, Orbisonia, and Warfordsburg. 

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