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Business People for week of April 24

Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union promoted Jeanne K. Stadler to chief executive officer. Stadler, with the credit union for 22 years, holds a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo. Also, the credit union promoted Steven L. Conlin to chief information officer, and Jane Piechocki to chief operations officer. Conlin, with the credit union for 14 years, holds a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State. Piechocki, holds an associate degree from Erie Community College. She has been with the credit union for 18 years.

Palladian Health appointed Jill Ervin chief financial officer. Ervin, a CPA, spent 20 years with Freed Maxick CPAs. She has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo and an MBA from the University at Buffalo.

M&T Bank promoted Douglas Stevens to senior vice president, manager of credit risk oversight. Stevens has been with the bank for 14 years, most recently as group vice president. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Northwestern University.

People Inc. promoted Concetta Ferguson to senior vice president. Ferguson joined the agency in 1986 as a volunteer and rose through the ranks to become vice president in 2013. Ferguson earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State and a master’s degree from St. Bonaventure University.

Catholic Health appointed Barbara G. McManus vice president of marketing and public relations. McManus was vice president of marketing and public relations at Rochester Regional Health in Rochester. She is a graduate of Syracuse University.

Evans Bank named Chad Rung a vice president and commercial loan officer. Rung was a global relationship manager and commercial lender for HSBC Bank. He holds an MBA from the University at Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree from the SUNY Brockport.

Surgical Associates of Western New York welcomed Dr. Michael P. Rade, Dr. Kenneth H. Eckhert III and Briana Kelley, a physician assistant. Rade is a board certified general surgeon and the chairman of surgery at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. Rade completed his surgery residency and medical school the University at Buffalo. Eckhert is a board certified and fellowship-trained general surgeon. He is the associate chairman of surgery at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and vice president of medical staff for the Catholic Health System. Eckhert completed his fellowship and surgery residency at Albany Medical Center. His medical degree is from the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Kelley is a SUNY Geneseo graduate with a master’s degree from Daemen College.

Trocaire College appointed Catherine M. Griswold dean of Catherine McAuley School of Nursing. Griswold was an associate professor of nursing at Stevenson University. She obtained a bachelor’s degree from Villa Julie College, a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, and a doctorate from Walden University.

Tapecon Inc. promoted Michael Gebera to director of supply chain and innovation. Gebera, who joined the company in 2006, is a graduate of Erie Community College and Rochester Institute of Technology.

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York appointed Melissa Golen director, corporate relations. Golen served as corporate affairs manager for Kaleida Health. She earned a JD from the University at Buffalo School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from William Smith College.

Telesco Creative Group appointed Julia Jornsay-Silverberg social media director. Jornsay-Silverberg, founder and CEO of Bravery Beats, a social media consulting business, holds a bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University at Buffalo.

Catholic Medical Partners named Dapeng Cao manager, health care analytics. Cao holds a master’s and Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo. Also, the network named Desiree Corrao manager, care management, and Kristin Cortese coordinator, clinical transformation. Corrao earned her bachelor’s degree from Daemen College. Cortese is a graduate of Canisius College.