Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver appointed Dennis Szefel, chief strategy officer for Delaware North Cos., to the board of directors at Roswell Park Cancer Institute for a three-year term.
Lumsden & McCormick, a locally owned certified public accounting firm, named Nicole Alexander and Brandon Seiferth staff accountants. Alexander graduated from Canisius College with both a bachelor's and master's degree. She most recently worked as an intern at Niagara Financial Group. Seiferth obtained his master's degree from Daemen College.
Creative design agency Wynne Creative Group has relocated its offices to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The agency moved into the third floor of the Innovation Center at 640 Ellicott St.
The McNamara Mundie Group is celebrating its first anniversary as part of UBS Financial Services in Amherst. Timothy W. McNamara and Michele M. Mundie make up the wealth management team.
The University at Buffalo and Ross Eye Institute were awarded $1.95 million from the National Institutes of Health to support research on hereditary eye disorders.
Title: "Apparatus and methods for controlling application of a substance to a substrate"
Inventors: Hook, Kevin J. (Grand Island); Cyman Jr., Theodore F. (Grand Island); Pilon, Lawrence (Grand Island); Zaloom, Jeffrey (Getzville)
Assignee: Moore Wallace North America (Chicago).
Date issued: March 20, 2012.