By: Daily Record Staff//April 7, 2014
By: Daily Record Staff//April 7, 2014//
Raja Sekharan and Robert Lamb III have joined the law firm Boylan Code LLP. Sekharan is a U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee, has experience in bankruptcy and debtor/creditor right, and has also practiced municipal law for over 10 years, currently serving as deputy town attorney for the Town of Webster. Lamb counsels clients on elder law issues ranging from simple will-based plans to comprehensive trust-based plans geared toward wealth and asset protection, and he has particular expertise in Medicaid planning.
Mary E. Shepard has joined The Wolford Law Firm LLP as an associate attorney. Shepard served as a law clerk to the Hon. Michael A. Telesca in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, where she handled civil matters.
Sarah K. Ranni, an attorney with Phillips Lytle LLP, has been promoted to special counsel. Ranni focuses her practice on legal issues impacting employee benefit plans, including counseling employers regarding the design, documentation and administration of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation plans.
Dixon Schwabl, a marketing and public relations agency, announced that Laurie Bennett has joined the media team as associate media director. Bennett leads media for Dixon Schwabl’s Frontier Communications account, as well as creates and implements strategic media plans for a variety of agency clients.
Lloyd A. Holmes, an award-winning higher education administrator, has been appointed vice president for student services at Monroe Community College. He was most recently dean of students at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts.
Hunt Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors P.C. announced that Robert Raeman has joined their Rochester office as a senior project manager with business development responsibilities. Raeman has 30 years of experience in providing technical services to area clients.
SWBR Architects announced Mark Maddalina has been promoted to sustainable design director, Rob Simonetti has been promoted to design director, and Steve Fernaays and Fred Koenig have been named senior associates. Maddalina and Simonetti were also appointed to the board of directors. Maddalina, who has 16 years in the industry and 8 with SWBR, will serve as leader of the firm’s initiatives in sustainable design. Simonetti will be responsible for elevating the firm’s design work and visibility. Fernaays works with academic clients, and has his LEED Green Associate accreditation. Koenig specializes in K-12 school design.
Heather A. Lane and Bradley J. Fantauzzo have joined Allied Financial Partners. Lane, the new office manager. will be responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures. Fantauzzo, a junior accountant, will provide key operational support to the accounting and payroll departments.
Brandon Wiggins has joined Ravenwood Golf Club as executive chef. Wiggins, who has 20 years of culinary experience, will oversee the dining and catering services while enhancing the culinary options available at the club.
Maplewood Nursing & Rehabilitation announced the selection of two team leaders in the Environmental Services department — Carol Wilder has been named housekeeping team leader, while Kristin Augino has been named laundry team leader.
Citizens Bank has named Richard B. Easterly II as vice president and middle market relationship manager for Central New York. Easterly will be responsible for managing Citizens Bank’s Middle Market portfolio in Syracuse, Auburn, Binghamton, Cortland, Utica and Watertown. He is based in Syracuse.