Citigroup's Center for Community Development Enterprise named Joseph G. Eicheldinger vice president and lending director for Upstate New York. Based in Buffalo, he is responsible for Citigroup's community development lending and investing, and represents the corporation on the boards of not-for-profit organizations.
The Buffalo law firm of Lippes, Silverstein, Mathias & Wexler named Brian J. Bocketti of Buffalo, Kevin J. Cross of Amherst, and Joseph B. Laino of Clarence Center associates.
Cynthia E. Vance was named to ARIS Corp. of America's Investment Committee that chooses all investments recommended or purchased by ARIS in client accounts. A certified public accountant, she is employed by Buffalo Financial Associates.
Cannon Design of Grand Island, an architectural, engineering and planning firm, named William J. Dengler a health care planner.
Marsh, a global professional insurance services firm, named Carolyn M. McNaney assistant vice president and Health Spectrum client manager at its Buffalo office. She will serve as a representative of health care related insurance products.
Erie County District Attorney Frank J. Clark appointed Letizia P. Tagliafierro and Wendy R. Irene assistant district attorneys. They have been assigned to the Buffalo City Court Bureau.
The Men's Wearhouse, a national men's clothing store with five locations in Western New York, promoted Steve Rosenberg to store manager and Cherron Smith to assistant store manager of its Cheektowaga store. Richard Gosch was promoted to store manager and Damon Davis to assistant store manager of its Boulevard Mall store. Also, Cliff Jackson and Brian McGee were named wardrobe consultants for the Cheektowaga store, and Jim Williams was appointed to the sales team at the Boulevard Mall location.
The Society of Surgical Oncology elected Dr. Nicholas J. Petrilli of Buffalo to its Executive Council. He is chair of the Division of Surgical Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Professor of Surgery at the University at Buffalo.
The law firm of Saperston & Day announced that Karen R. Kaczmarski, Kenneth A. Krajewsksi, Katherine B. Roach and Raymond N. McCabe were admitted to membership in the firm. Also, Julie P. Apter and Michael C. Driscoll were named associates of the firm. All work in the Buffalo office.
David L. Warrington received the Certified Document Imaging Architech industry certification. He is president of Software Corp. International's Document Management Group.
Oakwood Health Care Center in Williamsville appointed Randy Muenzner of East Amherst administrator of the 200-bed skilled nursing and subacute care facility.
United Way of New York State elected Wendy T. Stahlka of Williamsville to a three-year term on its board of directors. She is the president of Stahlka Marketing/Event Management.
Manzella Productions, a Buffalo manufacturer of fleece, technical fleece and knit gloves, hired Brian Hoey of Williamsville as director of operations. David J. Colligan spoke at the April meeting of the Institute of Management Accountants on the topic of "A CFO's Role in Mergers and Acquisitions." He is a partner with the law firm of Watson, Bennett, Colligan, Johnson & Schechter.
The Buffalo law firm of Feldman, Kieffer & Herman named James J. Navagh a partner. He concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance defense litigation, medical malpractice and employee benefits law.
The Buffalo and Western New York, AFL-CIO Retirees Council elected Eleanore Wagner to a three-year term as president. Other officers: first vice president, John Sciortino; second vice president, Ed Orwat; third vice president, Tom Boyle; secretary, Lee Jones; and treasurer, Frank Slowinski; trustees, Harrison Billups, Don Pewak, Will Browning Sr.; and sergeant-at-arms, Al Liberatore.
The New York State Dietetic Association named Kelly McIntrye a Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year. She serves as head of nutritional services at the Heathwood Health Care Center in Williamsville.