Canisius College Accounting Society will honor Rene Jones, vice chairman of M&T Bank and chief financial officer of M&T Corp., as the outstanding accountant in Western New York at the 60th annual banquet April 28 at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. Also, the society will recognize Brendan Harrington, a CPA, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Computer Task Group, with the Dr. Joseph R. Coppola ’40 Award, which recognizes the exceptional achievements of a Canisius College accounting alumnus. Timothy L. Christen, chairman and CEO, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause; and chairman of the board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, will serve as keynote speaker.
Christina Wolfe, compliance officer at L&M Financial was recently named 2015 distinguished principal of the year by Securities America, L&M’s broker-dealer. Wolfe received multiple nominations for the award and will serve on the Principal Advisory Council at Securities America.
Harper International was recently awarded a contract for a Pusher furnace line with KEPCO Nuclear Fuel in South Korea. Harper’s relationship started with KNF more than 19 years ago with contracts to supply five new sintering furnace systems. Over the past two years, Harper’s Applications, Engineering & Technology Groups have developed an advanced heating system for KNF’s current project of producing nuclear fuel for their pressurized heavy water reactors.
Title: Electrochemical system having multiple independent circuits
Inventors: Finnerty, Caine (Buffalo); Du, Yanhai (East Amherst); Cai, Jun (Midland, Mich.) Assignee: CP SOFC IP, LLC (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Date issued: March 8, 2016
Title: Set of mirrored blinds
Inventors: Vaughan, Raymond C. (Hamburg)
Date issued: March 1, 2016