KFMR promoted Chelsea Holsopple, Dan Dolecki, Gary Holt and Stephen Scott to senior accountants; Felicia Angle and Laura Rossi to supervising seniors; and Rachael O'Leary to manager and hired Steven Ganley and Jared Clark, staff accountants.
Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman LLC hired Jean Watson, accounting and assurance services group and Amy Frizzi and Steve Kazakewicz, tax group.
Perkins Eastman promoted Kirk Anderson, Ken Kuligowski and Lee Pellegrino to associate principals; Michael Clark, senior associate; and Beth Baxendale, Brandon Dilla and Shannon Kobistek, associates.
Associations & Organizations
Executive Women's Council of Pittsburgh named officers for 2013-14.
President: Ellen M. Marcus, financial adviser, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.; president-elect: Gwendolen Pechan, director of information technology for the senior vice chancellor of health sciences and the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh; secretary: Jennifer L. Cairns, executive director, Sarah Heinz House, Boys and Girls Club; treasurer: Christine Koebley, director of finance, KidsVoice.
Heyl & Patterson Inc. appointed Louis L. Testoni and Brett R. Randall to its board.
Chris A. Forsha joined Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc. as a corporate vice president.
Jacob Greenberg joined UBS Financial Services, as a financial advisor with Walnut Wealth Management Group.
Patrick White joined Family Hospice and Palliative Care as the full-time team physician at The Center for Compassionate Care/Canterbury, Family Hospice's inpatient center on the campus of UPMC's Canterbury Place.
Millcraft Investments hired Angelica Patterson, marketing and public relations manager, and John Paul Jones as vice president of business development.
GENCO named Thomas Nightingale president of transportation logistics.
Maverick Dental Laboratories hired Desiree Pollard as marketing manager.
Marketing, research & consulting
Campos Inc. hired Nathan Route as director of business development.
Family Hospice and Palliative Care named Lynn Helbling Sirinek vice president of development and communications.
Mark Valenti, president and CEO of The Sextant Group, was named to the board at Society for College and University Planning. Mr. Valenti is serving as a guest director on the board to help SCUP manage a significant change in its governance structure.
Marshall L. Balk, Romayne L. Botti and Susan L. Boyle have joined the board of The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh. Director Carolyn D. Duronio was appointed treasurer of the board.
Dr. Balk is an orthopedic surgeon with the Hand and UpperEx Center. Ms. Botti is the associate dean for finance and operations in the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Ms. Boyle is a marketing and development professional specializing in business-to-business and retail advertising.
CBRE hired RT Walker, vice president, industrial occupier practice; Mateo Villa, associate, experienced industrial occupier practice group of Rob Blackmore and Rich Gasperini;Christopher Urban, real estate manager, Liberty Center office building management team; and Maryann Joseph, real estate services coordinator, Liberty Center office building management team.
Awards & Honors
Mark J. Mendicino, senior vice president/wealth management; Sean M. Giliberti, first vice president/investments of The Mendicino/Giliberti Wealth Management Group; and Sunil Telang, vice president/wealth management, all of Janney Montgomery Scott's Pittsburgh office, were named 2013 Five Star Wealth Managers and recognized in the July 2013 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine.
Jim Samaha, senior vice president of Comcast's Keystone Region, was named to CableFAX The Magazine's "Cable's Top 100 Power Players" for 2013.
Sauereisen said J. Eric Sauereisen, president, was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in the Family Business category in the Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia region.
Ann Dugan, founder and executive director of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, Pitt, is the recipient of the 2013 Barbara Hollander Award from the Family Firm Institute Inc.
The award, created in 1995 to honor the late founder and past president of the FFI to perpetuate her profound interest in family business and her love of education and learning, represents the pinnacle of achievement in the field. Ms. Dugan, also assistant dean in the Katz business school, was selected for the award on the basis of contributions to civic, charitable, educational or other nonprofits that support human betterment and social change.
Wendy Dodd Maletta was awarded the 2013 Avatar Award for New Coach of the Year by the International Coach Federation Midwest Regional Advisory Committee. She was honored for her outstanding achievements as a professional coach who has been trained and accredited for 2 years or less. Ms. Maletta is an ICF-accredited marketing and professional image coach with more than 25 years of professional experience and is owner of Ahhluminating Marketing and Professional Image Coaching.
Cindy Datig, chief executive officer of Dollar Energy Fund, was presented with the NLIEC Achievement Award by the National Low Income Energy Consortium at the 2013 National Energy and Utility Affordability Conference. The award, presented annually, recognizes an individual or organization who has demonstrated consistent leadership in championing low-income energy issues.
The following members of Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors LP have received the honorable Five Star Award from Five Star Professional in recognition of outstanding client service. They are Don A. Linzer, chief executive officer of Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors LP and Schneider Downs Corporate Finance LP; Nancy Skeans, partner and managing director of Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors; Michael Bucci, senior financial Analyst with Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors; and Beth Lynch, investment relationship manager with Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors.
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