Dateline Pittsburgh/ People on the Move: 5/24/2015
May 24, 2015 12:00 AM
Jeffrey G. Radkowsk
Complied by Natalie Hill / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
BNY Mellon appointed Jeffrey G. Radkowski to wealth director in BNY Mellon Wealth Management’s Pittsburgh office.
Heyl & Patterson Inc. promoted Doug Spisak to director of proposals and technical sales.
Darren Myer was promoted to regional manager of transportation services in HRG’s Pittsburgh office.
VisitPITTSBURGH hired Tom Loftus as vice president of communications.
Awards and Honors
Dwight Boddorf, director of Veterans Services at Community College of Allegheny County, was appointed to two national advisory boards: NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Region II Representative for the Veterans Knowledge Community and Military Friendly Advisory Board of Victory Media, a veteran-owned business that publishes a variety of resources for the military community.
Justin Brown, executive director, The Education Partnership, is the 2015 recipient of the Pennsylvania State of Education Association’s Leadership in Promoting Intergroup Relations Award.
CBS Radio Pittsburgh stations have been honored by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters as recipients of six 2015 Excellence In Broadcasting Awards. Newsradio 1020 KDKA (KDKA-AM) received awards for Outstanding Radio Commercial for “Alcosan Open House,” and for Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign for “A Salute to Veterans.” 100.7 Star Plays The Hits (WBZZ-FM) received two awards for Outstanding Station Sponsored Event for “Man In A Box” (a fundraising effort for the Salvation Army), and Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team for “Bubba Show.” Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan (KDKA-FM) received the award for Outstanding Coverage Of A Local Sporting Event for its coverage of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2014 Postseason. Pittsburgh’s Country, Y108 (WDSY-FM) received the award for Outstanding Use Of Digital Media for the “Y108 Your Tailgate” campaignduring last summer’s country concerts in the area.
The Financial Times ranks Fragasso Financial Advisors as one of the top registered investment advisors in the nation on its list of 2015 Top 400 Financial Advisors.
The Women’s Law Association at Duquesne University honored Tracey McCants Lewis, assistant clinical professor of law at the university, at its 23rd annual Woman of the Year event. Ms. McCants Lewis also serves as assistant director of clinical education at the law school, where she teaches in the Civil Rights Clinic. Her scholarship focuses on critical race theory, feminist legal theory and the application of legal storytelling in clinical legal education.
The Organization of American Historians has named “The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898” by Lisa Tetrault as the winner of its inaugural Mary Jurich Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s History. Ms. Tetrault is an associate professor of history in Carnegie Mellon University’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Karen Kadilak of Midland was named the recipient of the 2014 United States Tennis Association Middle States Media Excellence Award. Ms. Kadilak covers tennis of all levels from tournament-playing youth players to high schools and local colleges. She also received the Allegheny Mountain District Media Excellence Award.
Randall S. Dearth, president and CEO of Calgon Carbon Corp., was named 2015 Person of Vision by Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh.
Timothy Billiar, M.D., a surgeon and researcher with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC, was awarded the Medallion for Scientific Achievement, the highest honor conferred by the American Surgical Association. Dr. Billiar is the George Vance Foster Professor and chair, Pitt Department of Surgery, as well as vice-president and chief academic officer for University of Pittsburgh Physicians.
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