CGF Health System, created by the merger of Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo General Health System, and Millard Fillmore Health System, has made several appointments. Vice presidents appointed are: Barbara Allen, chief operating officer, Buffalo General; Karen Blount, chief operating officer, Children's; Gina Gray, patient management services; Marcia Gutfeld, chief operating officer, Millard Fillmore Suburban/DeGraff Memorial Hospital; Joyce Korzen, chief operating officer, Millard Fillmore; Linda Scharf, clinical services, home care; C.J. Urlaub, process improvement; Anthony Zito, finance.
Assistant vice presidents named are: Gary Brice, community health and wellness; Kevin Connor, materials management; Jan Fuller, marketing and business development; and Otis Glover, community partnership relations; Walter Ludwig, ambulatory services (north/south); and Melva Visher, ambulatory services (central). Also, T. John Jendrasiak, human resource administrator, Millard Gates/Suburban and CGF corporate; Gwendolyn Morgan, community health and wellness coordinator; Charles Murphy, human resource administrator, Buffalo General/Degraff; Nancy Pusatier, human resource administrator, Children's/home care companies; and Neal Wixson, in-house counsel, labor and risk management.
Dopkins & Co., certified public accountants and consultants, has promoted Albert A. Nigro to senior for the accounting services team, and named Rodney D. Schoening to the Dopkins Systems Consultants team. Nigro formerly was an accountant and systems analyst for a local stock brokerage firm. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Canisius College. Schoening has 14 years of accounting and systems experience. He attended the University of Nebraska.
Lake Shore Hospital Foundation Inc. has re-elected Stanley D. Smith president. Others re-elected are: vice president, Thomas M. Postle; secretary-treasurer, Linda Monforte; and directors, Vincent Tampio and Salvatore T. Crino of Silver Creek, James B. Foster of Hamburg and Timothy Cooper of Derby. Diane Seibert of Silver Creek was elected director.
Citibank has promoted Albert C. Erni to mortgage consultant at its downtown Buffalo Mortgage Center. Formerly a personal banker, he holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Medaille College.
Sirianno Associates, a Buffalo marketing communications firm, has promoted Cathleen T. Mannarino to traffic/office manager. She formerly was traffic coordinator. Ms. Mannarino holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University at Buffalo.
Tom Cauley, sales manager for Osgood Machinery Inc., has been named to Okuma America Corporation's Century Club, a national program that recognizes Okuma representatives who have sold more than 100 CNC machine tools. He has 16 years experience in the machine tool industry.
84 Lumber has hired James Dahm a manager trainee for its Orchard Park store, and Mark Decker co-manager of its Niagara Falls location. Dahm is the son of John and Mary Ann Dahm of Buffalo. Decker, the son of Robert and Kathy Decker of Cheektowaga, began with the firm at its Depew store.
The Society of Industrial and Officer Realtors has re-elected Howard T. Saperston Jr. to a two-year term as a national director. The chairman of Saperston Real Estate Corp., he will present society members in New York Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
CNB International, a metal-forming equipment group, has named Joe Casaletta director of used machinery and Gordon S. Hill director-international sales. Casaletta will be responsible for the acquisition and sale of used metal forming presses. He will be moving from Toledo, Ohio to Buffalo. Hill formerly held a number of sales management positions with CNB in Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong.
The National Association of Life Underwriters in Washington, D.C., has awarded its National Quality Award to: Christopher Williams of Northwestern Mutual Life, Maria L. Cahlstadt, Thomas H. Waring Debra S. Slater, Karl E. Hamberger, Donald J. Eustice, Daniel L. Klun, Thomas R. Zugger, Daniel S. Blake, Timothy P. Danahy, William T. Wadsworth, Peter J. Muffoletto, Charles R. McDonough, Joseph J. LoTempio, and Edward M. Flynn of of MassMutual; and Sanford G. Wolffe. The award recognizes excellence in client and customer representation.
KPMG Peat Marwick has named Rebecca Lawrence, Stanley Purdie, John Sigeti and Myles Zomok assurance assistants in its Buffalo office. Ms. Lawrence recently completed an accounting internship at the Coventry Corp. in Nashville, Tenn. She holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Grove City College. Formerly an intern with KPMG, Purdie holds a bachelor's degree from Canisius College. Sigeti formerly worked at Derrick. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from UB. Zomok previously worked in the accounting department at Canisius College. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Canisius.