Trautman Associates, a Western New York architectural, engineering, planning and interior design firm, named John F. Daly a partner. He will serve as the director of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing department.
Freed Maxick Sachs & Murphy, a locally owned certified public accounting firm, promoted Shawn M. Frier, Denise M. Gueli, Grace M. Huff, and Anthony M. Mrozik Jr. to principal. Also promoted, from senior accountant to manager, were Milissa A. Acquard, Deborah L. Bauer, Jill D. Chudzik, Michael J. Morin, John E. Peterson, Justin N. Reid, Amy A. Samplinski, and Amy L. Soluri. Patrick J. Burger, David L. Mancusco, and Ronald J. Soluri were promoted to senior accountants.
Sodexho Marriott Services, a provider of food and facilities management services, promoted Susan L. Enright of Clarence to senior director, operations accounting, and June M. Just to director, education services accounting its Williamsville Financial Service Center.
Albright-Knox Art Gallery appointed Thomas D. Getska Gallery Shop manager. He is responsible for budgets, special promotions, purchasing, product development and staff supervision.
Louis P. Ciminelli Construction Companies named Diane Scott of Buffalo the human resource director for all its companies. She is a certified professional in human resources.
Ciminelli-Cowper, a local construction management firm, made several promotions: Douglas Allen of Buffalo, Conrad Wesolek of Hamburg, Janet Faulhaber of Lancaster, Benjamin Kent of Bemus Point, and Douglas G. Vandette of Dunkirk, project managers; Robert Ciurzynski of Akron, Alan King of Buffalo, and Gerald Rothenberger of Hamburg, senior superintendents; Joseph Czenszak of Lancaster, senior estimator; Brenda Luce of Westfield, project administrator; Brooke A. Balsanso of Westfield, Kathryn A. Byrnes of East Aurora, Amy Karst of Oneida, and Heather White of Jamestown, project secretary; Salvatore J. Casuccio of West Seneca, estimator; Samuel A. Fiorella of Depew, Michael W. Fitzner of Hamburg, Charles H. Reinhardt of Fredonia, and Joseph Tillman of Buffalo, superintendent; and Kelly J. Waller of Holland, business development assistant.
The Professional and Businessmen's Association named Leonard Redlinski its Man of the Year for 2000. He is retired from Paul Redlinski and Sons, a family business. Redlinski will be recognized on Oct. 15 at the organization's Past Presidents/Man of the Year reception.
Joe Lombardo, owner of Modern Graphics in Tonawanda, received the Distinguished Service Award at the recent NYS Council of Painting and Decorating Contractors of America annual state convention. He was cited for contributions to chapter meetings, project and other activities.
Coyne Textile Services in Buffalo promoted Bryan A. Jackson to general manager, and Michael A. Amendola to assistant general manager. Other appointments: Faith A. Sikorski, sales coordinator; Karen M. Dombek, customer service coordinator; Mark J. Whalen, customer service manager; and Kimberly A. Phillippi, office manager.
Dr. Lawrence P. Evola of the Forestream Dental Group in Depew, recently completed the Master Aesthetic Dentist program at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.
Sean McGovern of Orchard Park received the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional designation. He is a district claims manager in the Amherst district claims office of Utica National Insurance Group.
Full Circle Studios in Buffalo promoted Jerry MacKay to director of DVD Services, and Annmarie Kelschenback to director of video production. The company also named Jim Phillips director of special projects.
Independent Health promoted Linda Rehrauer of Hamburg to director, sales, overseeing a staff of 70. She had been assistant director. The health maintenance organization also named Susan Matthews of Lancaster assistant director, sales administration, and JoAnn Sorce of Williamsville assistant director, existing sales.
Chiampou, Canrtara, Travis & Dansa partner Kelly G. Besaw recently obtained the American Institute of CPA's certificate of educational achievement in business valuation.
Strategic Publications, a private media investment company in Hanover, Md., appointed Annette Kuemmel publisher of its Metro Group Inc. and the Metro Community News that serves Western New York. She formerly was retail sales manager for The Buffalo News.
Conax Buffalo Technologies promoted Richard Lyon to fiber optic sales manager. Lyon has been a Conax employee for more than 20 years and has been instrumental in coordinating efforts to secure major contracts with gas turbine manufacturers that could lead to Conax's technology becoming standard equipment on all new gas turbines.
Anthony Baldi, a financial adviser with the Buffalo area office of American Express, was appointed a member of the company's Advanced Advisor Group of Platinum Team Senior Financial Advisors.
KPMG, a professional services firm, appointed Paul Chameli and Don E. Trapp managers in its Buffalo office. Chameli will provide services to the financial service industry, and Trapp will work with companies in the business measurement process, system integration controls, business continuity management and other industries.
EF Au Pair, an international non-profit organization that offers child care for local families through an intercultural at-home program, named Heather Sinclair to its field staff for the Amherst area. As a local child care coordinator, she will provide service and support to host families and their au pairs.
Nussbaumer & Clarke, a consulting engineering firm in Blasdell, hired Iain Ramage as a transportation/civil designer in its transportation department. He is a registered architect.
Jim Kargen, an 20-year affiliated representative of L&M Financial Services in Amherst, received the 2000 Century Club award for outstanding achievement in securities sales and service through Nathan & Lewis Securities of New York City. It is the sixth consecutive year that he has been honored by the securities firm.
Lexus in Torrance, Calif., appointed Denny Clements group vice president and general manager. He is a native of Buffalo.
Fort Dodge Animal Health, a manufacturer and distributor of prescription and over-the-counter animal health care products in Overland, Kan., promoted Linda Morehouse associate territory manager. A native of West Seneca, she lives in Land O'Lakes, Fla.