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Business People for the week of June 19

Rich Products promoted Aidan McCarthy to senior vice president, food safety, quality assurance and regulatory affairs. McCarthy was previously vice president, food safety, quality assurance and regulatory affairs. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Dundalk Institute of Technology and an MBA from Canisius College.

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation appointed Amber Slichta vice president of programs. Slichta served as vice president and interim president for the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York. Slichta earned an associate degree from Trocaire College, a bachelor’s degree from Canisius College and a master’s degree from D’Youville College.

Ferguson Electric Service promoted Kevin Roland to vice president and director of engineering. Roland, with the company for 15 years, graduated from the University at Buffalo. Also, the company promoted James Schneider to vice president of engineering and design. Schneider, with the company for 27 years, is a University of Southwestern Louisiana graduate.

M&T Bank promoted Mary B. Rajczak to administrative vice president. Rajczak, with the bank for 11 years, received dual bachelor’s degrees and an MBA from Canisius College. Also, the bank promoted Russell L. Plew to administrative vice president. Plew, with the bank for 26 years, received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State.

Daemen College appointed Craig Harris vice president for institutional advancement. Harris was vice president for institutional advancement at Canisius High School. He holds a master’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State and a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia.

Christ the King Seminary appointed the Rev. Robert A. Wozniak vice rector at the seminary. Wozniak is a seminary alumnus and has been a member of the Jesus Caritas Fraternity of Priests since 1989.

Ingram Micro promoted Kelly Carter to executive director, credit and financial solutions. Carter is a Michigan State University graduate. Also the company promoted Lynne Thornton to executive sales director of Ingram’s Software Licensing Group. Thornton is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo State and a recent graduate of Leadership Buffalo.

Daemen College appointed Robert Mead-Colegrove assistant dean for campus life in the division of student affairs. Mead-Colegrove was director of orientation and new student programs at SUNY Buffalo State. He holds a master’s degree from the University at Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia.

Hilbert College named Michelle Held director of philanthropy research and strategy. She earned her master’s degree and bachelor’s degree from Canisius College.

Kenmore Mercy Hospital appointed Deborah Micholas patient care services supervisor for 2 East and 2 South, and Susan McClure senior clinical adviser for the Emergency Department. Micholas received an associate degree from Trocaire College and a bachelor’s degree at Niagara University. McClure received an associate degree from Trocaire and a bachelor’s degree at Chamberlain.

Clark Patterson Lee named Seth Krull civil engineer and project manager at its Buffalo office. Krull received his bachelor’s degree from RIT.

Evans Bank named Peter Renkas retail sales leader. Renkas holds a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State.

Allpro Parking named Megan J. Willer executive administrative assistant. She studied at Medaille College. Also, the company promoted Jennifer Steckelberg to office coordinator II. Steckelberg studied at ECC.