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Avis Hooper has been appointed executive director of the Foundation for the Episcopal SeniorLife Communities at the Episcopal Church Home Foundation.
Vertis Media & Marketing Services announces the following appointments: Urvi Desai, applications manager; Shawn Morse, senior applications programmer analyst; Tina DeMar, account manager; Scott Bush, process coordinator; Gayle Fisher, account supervisor; Christopher Twitchell, account manager; Kellie Johnson, account manager; and Nick DeMatteo, senior applications programmer analyst.
Houghton College announces the addition of the following full-time faculty members: Stephen Alderman, assistant professor of accounting; Paul DeBoer, associate professor of brass instruments; Nan Hussey, assistant professor of German and Spanish; Benjamin Lipscomb, assistant professor of philosophy; William Newbrough, assistant professor of piano; Samuel Olarewaju, interim associate professor of Bible; Stanley Sandler, interim professor of history; and Gary Stith, associate professor of music education.
John Hingley joins Wine.com as chief operating officer, while Daniel LeFrancois joins the company as vice president of merchandising. Hingley brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing to the position.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges announces the addition of four full-time professors: James MaKinster, assistant professor of education; Mark Deutschlander, assistant professor of biology; Melanie Conroy-Goldman, assistant professor of English; and Steven Penn, assistant professor of physics.
Allendale Columbia School has made new faculty appointments: Lisa Crandall is teaching nursery school; Julia Dordoni assumes the newly created middle school art position; Erin Eder is teaching kindergarten; Jeannie Hines joins the music department in the middle school; Abbey Kaczorowski is the new lead teacher of reading in the language training program; Brad Miller is the new college adviser; Jackie Salitan joins the English department; and David Ziebarth has been appointed systems administrator.
Leichtner Studios Inc. announces the appointment of Gina Brodzinski as operations manager and Mark Fandel as director of sales and marketing.
Robert M. Lazzaro has joined Hiscock & Barclay LLP as director of marketing. Lazzaro will oversee marketing efforts for the firm’s Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, Syracuse and New York City offices.
Steven Carges has joined ACM Medical Laboratory as chief financial officer. Carges will be responsible for maintaining all financial operations for the company.
Aileen Parrinello has joined WHEC- TV 10 as account executive. Parrinello previously worked for WHAM Radio/Clear Channel as account executive.
The Bonadio Group announces the appointment of Bob DeRoo as a senior principal in the firm’s construction and real estate practice area. DeRoo will provide risk management, MIS, employee benefits and financial analysis and management services to construction and real estate clients.
Sharon Del Vecchio has been named assistant coordinator of the Early Childhood Education Quality Council. Formerly an early childhood education consultant for the Rochester City School District, Del Vecchio has provided training and technical support to teachers and administrators of Universal Pre-Kindergarten programs.
09/27/02 (C) Rochester Business Journal