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On the Record / Nov. 20, 2014


Gosy & Associates, a Williamsville pain management clinic, welcomed Dr. Nikita Dave to its medical staff. Dave is a graduate of M.R. Medical College in India and did post graduate work in rehabilitative medicine at Temple University.


Medaille College named Melissa Harris director of marketing. Harris, who has more than 15 years of experience in acquisition and retention programs, previously served as digital marketing manager with Leisure Living. She earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State.


KPMG promoted Chuck Pezzino to audit managing director in Upstate New York. Pezzino has more than 18 years of experience in the Harrisburg, Atlanta, and Buffalo offices. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Messiah College.


Cohen & Lombardo partner Terrie Benson Murray was recently selected as a featured speaker for the “Intermediate Elder Law Update,” a Mandatory Continuing Legal Education course offered by the New York State Bar Association. The course, approved for MCLE credit in New York for all attorneys, will explore and review areas that enable the practitioner to advise clients on many aspects of Medicaid eligibility rules and planning.


Pfalzgraf, Beinhauer & Menzies senior partner Laurie Menzies, recently published her first book, “Embracing Elderhood – Planning for the Next Stage of Life,” a guide for families as they consider legal, financial and long-term care issues related to aging relatives or for themselves. In addition, Menzies also has launched a website and a blog addressing issues on age-related planning.

Company Connections

Stoneledge Stables in Akron is a new member of the American Angus Association, a world-wide beef breed association. The association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals, and develops industry-leading selection tools for its members. These programs and services help members select and mate the best animals in their herds to produce quality genetics for the beef cattle industry and quality beef for consumers.


TM Montante Development was recently honored by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, for its leadership in the area of adaptive re-use. The company was presented with the Award of Excellence in Adaptive Re-Use for its Planing Mill project in downtown Buffalo at the annual awards dinner for the NAIOP Upstate New York Chapter. Located at 141 Elm Street in downtown Buffalo, the former E.M. Hager & Sons Planing Mill building was redeveloped into a mixed-use facility that blends Class A commercial office space with loft-style apartments in the heart of the emerging downtown core.


Hanes Supply, Buffalo was awarded a $141,690 federal contract for shackles from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.


Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a $46,990 federal contract for control parts kits from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.


Title: Knee exerciser

No.: 8,870,715

Inventors: Stiles, Michelle (Elma)

Date issued: Oct. 28, 2014


Title: Protector shield for a sidewall of a motor vehicle tire, and a wheel assembly for such a vehicle incorporating it

No.: 8,876,222

Inventors: Seradarian, Pascal (Princeton Junction, N.J.); Tabone, Charles Joseph (North Tonawanda); Vogel, Colin Gehris (Cheektowaga); Forster, Eric (Nerville, France); Rogers, Larry K. (Bordentown, N.J.); Noblanc, Olivier (Philadelphia, Pa.); Le Rossignol, Benoit (Saint Jean de Braye, France) Assignee: Hutchinson Industries (Wilmington, Del.)

Date issued: Nov. 4, 2014

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