FreedMaxick CPA, P.C. promoted Ankit Pandey from senior accountant to supervisor, and Daniel Stephan from staff accountant to senior accountant.
The University at Buffalo School of Management honored the following individuals for their impact on the school, the community or their industry: Kathy Snyder Egan, president and chief operating officer of Beaver Hollow Conference Center and the Biggest Loser Resort Niagara, for entrepreneurship; Nick Everest, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources in the UB School of Management, for alumni engagement; Mark C. Rizzo, vice president and senior relationship manager in M&T Bank’s commercial banking division, for service to the school; Bob Swan, chief financial officer of Intel, for industry leadership; Michael Weiner, president and CEO of the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, for service to the Western New York community.
YourCare Health Plan opened its new downtown Buffalo Enrollment Center at 446 Main St. YourCare is a not-for-profit health plan which insures residents eligible for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and other government-sponsored programs in Western New York.
Reliant Capital Solutions LLC, a Columbus, Ohio-based company specializing in education collections for the U.S. Department of Education, opened a new facility at 2711 Transit Road in Elma.
Big Tree Pediatrics opened a location at 4470 Bayview Road in Hamburg. Big Tree Pediatrics has three additional office locations in Derby, Silver Creek and Dunkirk.
M&T Bank is collecting donations of new mittens, scarves, hats and coats at its 77 Western New York branches through Dec. 31, for its 31st annual "Gift of Warmth" drive. All of the items collected will benefit children and families served by the Salvation Army of Buffalo. In addition to M&T branches, collection bins will be located at several senior and health care facilities in the region.