Mary Robinson was named vice president for development at Villa Maria College. She joined Villa Maria College as the director of alumni in 2005. In 2006, she became the college’s director of grants, a position she held until April, when she was asked to assume the responsibilities of the vice president for development on an interim basis.
The Premium Guide to the Buffalo Niagara Region hired Patty Notaro as sales and marketing director. Notaro has more than 15 years’ experience in sales and marketing and will develop new business as well as work with existing clients to develop marketing plans to enhance their exposure to the tourism industry in the Buffalo Niagara region.
Justin Guerin, operations director for the Food Bank of Western New York, was named the 2016 Eastern Region Operations Leader of the Year by Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks.
Bureau, a made-to-measure custom clothing company based in Buffalo, announced it has raised growth capital that will allow the store to double in size and begin carrying a new ready-to-wear line of men’s clothing that will include dress shirts, sports jackets, sweaters, T-shirts and accessories.
Niagara University and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced they have engaged in a joint effort to promote economic growth, enhance workforce development and expand international tourism. The initiative builds on a longstanding relationship that includes student internship program, disability awareness efforts, customer service training and the establishment of Memorial’s Tenth Street Café.