MJ Peterson hired Tamara Fowlston as director of affordable housing. Fowlston will be responsible for the oversight of eight affordable apartment communities consisting of nearly 1,500 rental units. She obtained her juris doctor from the University at Buffalo School of Law.
Evergreen Health announced that award-winning chefs Steve and Ellen Gedra have been named honorary co-chairs of the 2016 Dining Out For Life, presented by KeyBank and Evergreen Health. The Gedras are co-owners of The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar, located on Connecticut Street.
Compeer of Greater Buffalo announced the hiring of Timothy M. Boling, CFRE, as its new executive director. Boling will succeed longtime founder and current executive director Michele Brown, who retires at the end of this year.
Phillips Lytle LLP was named as a Litigation Powerhouse for Commercial Litigation in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2017: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms. The ranking indicates that corporate counsel rank Phillips Lytle in the top 15 percent of all national firms for commercial litigation.
Kim Pegula, together with Tara and Jonathan Bondi of Baked Cupcakery, announced the creation of the One Buffalo Cupcake. Designed by Kim Pegula, the One Buffalo Cupcake is a gourmet, modern-style caramel cupcake with salted buttercream frosting, topped with sponge candy pieces and chocolate covered pretzels. Baked Cupcakery’s One Buffalo Cupcake joins Southern Tier’s One Buffalo Our Beer, and Perry’s One Buffalo Premium Ice Cream as specialty One Buffalo food and beverage items that are served across Western New York.
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