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On the Record / Sept. 25, 2012

Hires/Promotions/Honors

Working For Downtown recently presented awards to the following: Ellicott Development and Health Sciences Charter School, Fernbach Award, for organizations or individuals whose efforts have resulted in the aesthetic revitalization of downtown Buffalo; William Jones, CityView Construction, Membership Recognition Award, for his contributions to the organization and efforts in making downtown Buffalo a better place to live, work and play; and Catherine Schweitzer and Robert B. Skerker, Joan K. Bozer Award, for their efforts in bringing the National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference to Buffalo.

The Bonadio Group, an upstate New York independent provider of accounting, consulting and financial services, promoted Robert Enright to chief operating officer. Enright, an executive vice president for the firm, joined Bonadio in 2006 as a principal in the Government Services Division. The Bonadio Group has offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, Geneva, Perry and New York City.

Upstate Shredding-Ben Weitsman has named Teresa Rogers a senior buyer for all Upstate and Ben Weitsman facilities. Upstate Shredding-Ben Weitsman has 11 locations, including one in Jamestown.

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Company Connections

Travers Collins, a marketing communications agency, was retained by Invision Health and Gastroenterology Associates. The agency has begun the execution of a variety of branding and marketing assignments and new websites for Invision Health, a Williamsville-based multispecialty medical group that includes the Brain and Spine Center, Madonna OB/GYN and Spa400 and the Brain and Spine Health Foundation. Gastroenterology Associates, located in Williamsville and Niagara Falls, as well as the Endoscopy Center of WNY, is a medical practices devoted exclusively to the practice of gastroenterology.

Exhibio, a developer of digital signage solutions, announced the release of an upgraded user interface for its best-selling X-800 Series product.

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Patents

Title: Method for coating noble metals on titanium current collectors for use in nonaqueous Li/CF.sub.x cells

No.: 8,268,466

Inventors: Takeuchi, Esther (East Amherst); Platt, Bruce (Reisterstown, Md.); Smesko, Sally Ann (North Tonawanda); Ziarniak, Eric (Alden); Roy, Mark (Buffalo)

Assignee: Greatbatch Ltd. (Clarence)

Date issued: Sept. 18, 2012

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Title: Method and system for clearing financial instruments

No.: 8,271,368

Inventors: Davis, Douglas Paul (Ballston Spa); Obeng, Edward Kwabena (Niskayuna); Reichard, David T. (Orchard Park)

Assignee: KeyCorp (Cleveland)

Date issued: Sept. 18, 2012