Collins & Collins Attorneys named Samuel J. Capizzi a partner. Capizzi previously was with Brown Chiari. He is a graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Law.
Gear Motions named Paul Andruszko vice president of its Buffalo operations, which includes its Oliver/Pro-Gear and Niagara Gear divisions. Andruszko joined the company in 1988. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford.
Hodgson Russ promoted Melanie Beardsley, Nathan Berti and Craig Fischer to senior associates. Beardsley graduated from Dickinson College and earned her JD from the University at Buffalo School of Law. Berti, a Bucknell University graduate, also obtained his JD from the UB School of Law. Fischer earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and JD from Cornell Law School.
Niagara University appointed Derek M. Wesley vice president for institutional advancement. Wesley earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and two master’s degrees from Providence College. His doctorate in educational leadership is from Johnson & Wales University.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center welcomed Dr. Matthew J. DiPaola, an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, to its medical staff. DiPaola is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, and served his internship and surgical residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia.
McGuire Development Co. appointed Roy Olsen vice president of construction. Olsen earned his bachelor’s degree from Southern California University.
Harter Secrest & Emery named Kayla E. Klos counsel. Klos practiced at Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, now Bond Schoeneck & King. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, and her JD from Albany Law School.
Niagara University appointed Jeannine D. Suk director of counseling services. Suk has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia and a master’s degree from West Virginia University.
Gateway Longview promoted Christopher Henning to director of residential treatment. Henning earned his bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State.
M&T Bank named Julie A. Lannon a group benefits consultant. Lannon received a bachelor’s degree from Canisius College.
AT&T named Kevin Hanna director of external affairs. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Pace University and received his MBA from New York University.
Daemen College appointed Melissa Peterson director of research and information commons and library services. Peterson, previously with Erie Community College, holds two master’s degrees from the University at Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University.
Wendel named Clayton Johnson senior environmental engineer and Adam Perrino lead architect. Johnson earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a master’s degree from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Perrino earned a bachelor’s degree from the University at Buffalo.
The Mental Health Association of Erie County appointed Monique Hebert-Bublyk volunteer supervisor for the court-appointed special advocates program. Hebert-Bublyk has an associate degree from Erie Community College.
Cohen & Lombardo named Nicole M. Komin an associate attorney. Komin received her JD from the University at Buffalo School of Law and holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree from UB.