Nicholas J. Pontzer joined Faraci Lange LLP as an associate. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation. The firm also announced that Stephen Schwarz was appointed the Upstate New York chairman of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Timothy Jones recently joined John Betlem Heating & Cooling as an indoor air quality technician. He is responsible for cleaning air ducts for residential customers and performing other services to improve residential air quality.
St. John Fisher College recently added Christopher C. Booth as a member of its board of trustees. Booth is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and was elected to the board earlier this month.
The Rochester City Ballet announced that Kerry Falwell recently joined the company’s administrative staff as a full-time development director. She will be responsible for managing all fundraising activities associated with the ballet, including securing sponsorships.
SentrySafe announced the promotions of five senior executives: Greg Bonsib was named director of brand management; Karen Dworaczyk was named director of product management; Robin Crawford was promoted to senior brand manager; Josh Coon was appointed senior brand manager and John Czap was promoted to director of sales operations.
Gates Automotive Center recently added two new employees: Lucy Nunez was hired as a service writer, responsible for helping customers and assisting managers; and Bob Taylor was hired as a tow truck operator.
The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Villa named Christina M. Gullo, MSW, MBA, president and CEO. Gullo comes to the Villa from Catholic Family Center in Rochester, where she serves as chief operating officer. She will begin her new role Nov. 1.