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On the Record / Dec. 24, 2015

Hires/Honors/Promotions

Brisbane Consulting Group named William Bakke a staff analyst. Bakke graduated with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Canisius College. Brisbane Consulting Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of CPA firm Lumsden & McCormick.

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Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman CEO and chairman Scott E. Friedman gave a presentation titled “Application of Social Neuroscience to Family Businesses: New Planning Strategies for the 21st Century” at Columbia Business School recently. Friedman has published several books on the topic of family businesses and developed many new planning strategies that are now part of the curriculum at the University at Buffalo’s Family Business Center, where he is an executive in residence.

Company Connections

Wendel Energy Services achieved national accreditation as an energy service company through the National Association of Energy Service Companies. NAESCO accreditation standards guarantee the highest quality in products, services and energy saving measures.

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HoganWillig has opened up an Ellicottville office. The law firm signed a lease to rent space at 6133 Route 219 South. The new office will be managed by Barbara Nuchereno.

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Noco Express completed renovations at its store located at 3085 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore.

Contributing

The Kenmore Rotary Foundation awarded $27,000 in grants to six local organizations: Salvation Army, $5,000 to purchase a smart board for its Employment Service Program; Town of Tonawanda Paramedic Unit (James F. Ryan Foundation), $4,500 to purchase 10 ballistic vests; Kevin Guest House, $7,500 to purchase and install cameras and other related equipment to enhance its security systems; Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America, $2,500 to acquire handheld amateur radios and other equipment; Let Kids Be Kids, $2,500 to purchase bicycles for their volunteers on behalf of Rubatano Home Base Care, Mozambique (in conjunction with the Brantford Rotary Club); Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo, $5,000 to purchase furniture and carpeting to improve its multipurpose program space.

Patents

Title: Wound treatment apparatus

No.: 9,186,443

Inventors: Bessette, Russell W. (Buffalo); Henley, Alan Wayne (Summerville, S.C.); Moses, Leigh Marie (Summerville, S.C.); Sanderson, Ronald Leslie (Charleston, S.C.); Howard, John (Charleston, S.C.); Price, James H. (Mount Pleasant, S.C.)

Assignee: KCI Medical Resources (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands)


Date issued: Nov. 17, 2015