Fairport Mortgage named three senior loan officers: Pam Bartell, Mark Ross and Claudia Stradtman. Bartell, a 30-year mortgage banking industry veteran, was formerly a vice president with Chase, Charter One and, most recently, Citizens Bank. Ross is the former owner of Bison Mortgage and was most recently with Charter One and First Niagara Bank. Stradtman was a mortgage officer at First Niagara Bank and the former owner of Creekside Funding.
Five new members have joined the board of governors of the Kenan Center in Lockport. They are: Cynthia Cotten, Ellen Martin, Peter Robinson, and Brian Hutchinson, Esq. Linda Shutt, a member of the Kenan Arts Council, will serve as the affiliate group’s representative on the board. Board members are nominated by a committee and elected at the Kenan Center’s annual membership meeting.
Waring Financial Group, a financial services firm, has created GCW Capital Group, a full-service financial services collective. GCW Capital Group includes GCW Risk & Benefits Solutions offering strategic risk management and asset protection strategies for businesses and individuals, and GCW Capital, LLC, an independent registered investment advisement firm.
VoIP Supply, LLC, upgraded the computer lab at the nonprofit Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo.