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Vanteon Corp. announces the appointment of Thomas DeRosa as business development representative. DeRosa, who is responsible for all inside sales, was most recently senior relationship manager for the Sutherland Group.

Sear-Brown Group Inc. has named David Balthaser transportation division manager. In his 26 years with Sear-Brown, Balthaser has been involved with managing and directing transportation design projects. He most recently served as the eastern region design manager.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announces the following additions to its assurance and business advisory services practice: Stanley Konopko, Darrell Hearne, Susan Conway, Thomas McCorry, Margaret Mateer, Helen Partridge, Kristina Rowles and Gwendolyn Van Gieson.

Deanna Mascari has joined the Alzheimer’s Association as program coordinator. Mascari previously was program manager of the Senior Class Adult Day Seniors Program at Valley Manor Apartments and Senior Services.

Brian Norris has joined Nazareth Academy as dance instructor for the 2002-03 school year. Norris is also a faculty member at the Draper Center for Dance Education, the home of the Rochester City Ballet. At Nazareth, Norris will provide ballet instruction to students in grades 9-12.

Nazareth College announces new faculty and staff for 2002-03: Dorothy Bokelman, assistant professor, art; LeAnne Campbell, assistant professor, education; Jennifer Collins, associate professor and co-director, physical therapy program; Jerome Denno, assistant professor, English; Karen Dhanda, assistant professor, history and political science; George Eisen, associate vice president for academic affairs and executive director of international education; and Diane Enerson, associate professor and director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

MRB Group P.C. announces the following management changes: Thomas Pavone, president, and Greg Barbour, vice president in charge of marketing and client relations. Pavone, who most recently served as chief operating officer, will manage the daily operations of the firm, while Barbour will focus on new business development, current client relationships and general management of the company.

RES Exhibit Services LLC announces the appointment of Michael Hess as account executive and Lisa Filio as vice president of finance. Hess will be responsible for developing new business and managing the accounts of major domestic and international clients. Filio, who most recently served as controller of Petsmart Direct, brings more than 18 years of financial experience to the position.

Sentry Group announces the following appointments: John Matrachisia, director of information technology, and Todd Chapman, packaging engineer. Matrachisia, who has more than 17 years of information technology experience, will be responsible for delivering timely information services and applications to support Sentry operations worldwide. Chapman will handle all of the company’s packaging design requirements and the logistics related to packaging and distribution.

Mercury Print Productions Inc. has made the following appointments: Reggie Screen, bindery manager, and Kate Wigg, customer service representative. Screen brings 27 years of print production experience.

Heritage Christian Home Inc. announces the following appointments: Marisa Favro-Geitner, vice president of organizational development and senior services, and Tracy Petrichick, director of finance. Favro-Geitner will spearhead initiatives and oversee all operations for the opening of the organization’s new division. Petrichick will be responsible for the financial reporting of all agency operations and overseeing the accounting department.

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities announces the following appointments: Mark Wheeler, director of Seabury Woods; Maureen Williams, director of resident services at Seabury Woods; and Anne Johnson, marketing associate for Episcopal SeniorLife Communities.

YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County announces the following additions to its staff: Tieshekia Fowlks, case manager, teen parent support services; Midge Merritt, counselor, Women’s Resource & Career Center/Employment Support Services, HUD; Sandra Romero, clerical assistant; Cheryl Rotan, Women’s Resource & Career Center assistant; and Sha’ronda Walker, substitute, drop-in child care.

Kari Smoker has joined the Rochester office of Mangione & Roisman as an associate attorney. Smoker will concentrate her practice in real estate, commercial transactions and commercial litigation.

Peter Johnston has joined FRA Engineering P.C. as senior project manager in charge of site development projects and manager of the firm’s Buffalo office. Johnston brings with him 18 years of experience in civil engineering.

Nick Woyciesjes has joined Curtis & Higgins LLC as creative director/key account manager. Woyciesjes will provide creative design and help manage the firm’s key or primary accounts portfolio.

Anita Chazan has been appointed vice president of sales at Normal Communications LLC. Chazan has been with the company for two years and has more than 20 years of experience in television, radio sales and marketing.

Lynne Wiley has been named vice president for planning and executive affairs at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Wiley, who has more than 25 years of administrative experience, previously served as academic dean and student affairs professional.

11/01/02 (C) Rochester Business Journal

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