Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, an independent manufacturer of innovative power sources and precision components for medical and similar technically demanding applications, named Richard W. Mott executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Evans National Bank, a full-service independent community bank, named Nadine G. Houghton, assistant vice president.
Rich Products, a privately owned frozen food manufacturer, named William Heiler strategic customer development manager, bakery division. Also Sheila L. Whalen was named senior programmer analyst, information systems, and Jacqueline M. Bogdan Chamberlain was named tax accountant, corporate tax department.
The Bar Association of Erie County named Jeffrey Freedman chairman of its Committee for the Disabled.
The Risk and Insurance Management Society selected Wayne L. Salen to serve as a panelist before the Worker's Compensation Task Force at the meeting of the National Association of Insurance Committee in Boston, Mass. The panel will explore "The Changing Workers' Compensation Marketplace." The NAIC is a national organization of insurance regulators. Salen is the director of risk management for First Niagara Financial Group.
TVGA Engineering, Surveying of Elma, a consultant firm with services in transportation, environmental, industrial and structural engineering, surveying, inspection, and geospatial services and planning, named Edward M. Schiller president. Schiller has been with TVGA since 1998. Also promoted were: J. Preston Halstead and Roman H. Figler, to vice president; Richard A. Lehr, chief executive officer. Named senior associates of the firm were: Kenneth Wojkowski, Michael Pratt and Robert Napieralski. Associates named were: Douglas Hager, Thomas Carleton, Neil Watson, and Peter Szustak of the firm's Manchester, N.H., office.
Bechtel, Kopin & Co. certified public accountant Joanne L. Wasinger recently completed networking specialist certificate program at the University at Buffalo. Wasinger assists clients in accounting software selection and hardware requirements.