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Creative Concepts of WNY Ltd. has named Robert Lewis art director and Dodie Tipton graphic support/traffic coordinator. The firm is a full-service advertising agency and video production facility.
Mark James has been named executive director of New York Farm Bureau ‘s multicounty office. James was formerly with Maine Farm Bureau.
Merwyn Kroll has established an independent law practice and also become of counsel to Burke, Grossman, Valenti & Rzepka. Kroll was formerly with Mousaw, Vigdor, Reeves, Heilbronner & Kroll.
Susan Malta has been appointed account executive for WKLX-98.9. Malta joins WKLX after serving as sales manager for Ambassador Group.
Coltec Industries Inc. has named Michael Burdulis as a group president. He retains his responsibility as president of the mechanical packaging division of Garlock Inc. based in Palmyra.
Thomas Steele has been named director of Park Ridge Health Connection . Steele joins Park Ridge from his own private consulting practice.
Psychologist Kathleen Wright-Knothe Ph.D. has joined the Hamilton Associates psychology practice. Because of Dr. Wright-Knothe’s expertise in the area of chronic pain, Hamilton Associates is now able to offer a self-management program for the treatment of chronic pain.
Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic has announced the following appointments: Barbara Paton has been appointed director of nursing for the residential health care facility; and Michelle Labossiere-Hall has been appointed director of rehabilitation services.
Bonadio & Co. LLP has announced the following promotions to senior accountants: Patrick Didas, Christopher Koczot, Roberta Spezzano and Debra Zarzycki. New accountant staff members include: Cheryl Kennis, Joseph Biehler, Eric Narowski and Robert Fontaine.
Paychex Inc. has appointed Mark Gambill to the position of director of national accounts. Gambill was a former Paychex district sales manager.
Duncan Moore, an internationally recognized expert on lens design at the University of Rochester ‘s Institute of Optics, has been named dean of UR’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Moore is the Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professor of Optical Engineering.
Idea Connection Systems Inc. has promoted Richard Agent from account manager to account executive. Agent joined the firm one year ago as an account manager.
Crosman Corp. has appointed Patrick Epling as product manager. Epling joins Crosman from Golden Eagle Archery.
Kristine Hoskins of Uniglobe/Ross Travel has been promoted to the position of travel management consultant.
Bilgore, Reich, Levine, Kroll & Kantor Attorneys at Law has announced that Theodore Kantor Esq. has joined the firm. Kantor will continue his general law practice with a concentration in labor, employment and discrimination law.
Jay R. Gelb & Co. P.C., CPAs has named Carlyle Harper CPA vice president and Todd Miller CPA assistant secretary. Harper currently is the firm’s audit and tax manager and has extensive experience in the manufacturing, health care and real estate fields. Miller currently works in the firm’s audit department and has experience in the health care, real estate and distribution fields.
Roberta Maruschock was recently hired to be director of training and development at Kirkhaven/Genesee Valley Presbyterian Nursing Center Inc. She comes to Kirkhaven with extensive experience in acute and long-term care as a nurse, nursing supervisor and nursing education instructor at the Genesee Hospital.
Prudential R.J. Russell, Realtors has made Skip Ordway, associate broker, realtor, GRI, branch sales manager of the Canandaigua office. The office is located at 66 N. Main St. in Canandaigua.
P.W. Minor & Son Inc. has named Daniel Wells vice president of sales. Wells has 13 years’ experience in the consumer goods and services industry.
Rich Greco has joined Nothnagle Realtors’ Irondequoit office as an associate broker. Greco is a nine-year veteran and was a top salesperson for Coldwell Banker for several years.
Rochester Software Associates Inc. has appointed Timothy Kelly senior vice president. Kelly is a native of Rochester and will be relocating from Chicago where he was executive vice president and co- founder of Infortext Systems, a nationwide software company.
Warren M&T Bank has named Mark Warren to administrative vice president. Warren joined M&T in September of 1994 as a vice president and associate general counsel after working for Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle.
Clements Rochester Fund Distributors Inc. has hired Digby Clements as the director of corporate communications. His past work experience includes self- employment as a product/marketing specialist, operations manager with WRQI-FM and account supervisor with Roberts Communications Inc.
William Poole has been appointed president of Fisons Corp. Poole was previously president of Davis and Geck.
John D’Amanda has been named chairman of the commercial department’s real estate group at Chamberlain, D’Amanda, Oppenheimer & Greenfield . He succeeds Stanley Friedman, who has been named of counsel.
John Galati has been made president and CEO of Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic. Before joining CSH&C, Galati served as chief operating officer of the Woman’s Christian Association Hospital in Jamestown.
Keenan Catholic Family Center has announced the following staff additions and promotions: Rita Augustine has been promoted from director of children and family services to associate executive director of program services; Dwayne Mahoney has been promoted from program manager for the CYO Southwest Youth Project to the CYO department director; and Bill Keenan joins the CFC as director of development and community relations.
SUNY College at Brockport’s Business and Industry/ Economic Development Center has named Lynne Clarke director of corporate training. Clarke is a former director of economic development for Monroe County and the county’s Industrial Development Agency.
McNaughton Buck & Pulleyn has promoted Melissa McNaughton to the position of art director. She was an associate art director with the agency prior to her promotion.
Nothnagle Realtors’ corporate offices on Monroe Avenue have announced the following appointments: Elaine Adams, executive administrator; Daniel Nothnagle, director of marketing; Nancy Kozloski, administrative office manager; Candy Ostrom , coordinator of new-home sales control; Barb Fouchie , supervisor of company direct-mail services; Jim Eggleston, director of company services, Metro Park; and Jeff Lamb, accounting.
Stolberg Partners has elected Michael Karangelen a partner in its private equity fund. Karangelen will look to expand on the firm’s presence in Upstate New York.
Bausch & Lomb Inc. has named Stephen McCluski senior vice president- finance, Jurij Kushner vice president and controller, and Linda Baird vice president-human resources, Thin Film Technology Division. McCluski joined B&L in 1988, Kushner in 1981 and Baird in 1982.

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