Lawley Courier Advisors named Todd Tevens a retirement plan adviser. Tevens was regional vice president for John Hancock. He is a graduate of Mercyhurst College.


The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York named Joseph D. Bielecki to its board of directors. Bielecki, a CPA, is first vice president-director of finance and line-of-business controller for First Niagara Financial Group. He is a graduate of Canisius College, where he earned both his MBA and bachelor’s degree.


M&T Bank promoted Patrick J. Murphy to administrative vice president in the bank’s audit division and Wendy E.S. Quinn to administrative vice president in its technology division. M&T also promoted James L. Tetreault to administrative vice president in its finance division and Ann L. Woloszynski to administrative vice president in its risk management division.


Fisher Associates, a Rochester-based consulting firm with satellite offices in Buffalo, Syracuse and Erie and Canonsburg, Pa., named Jeremy Scuderi a survey technician. Scuderi, who has more than two years of survey experience, graduated from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Ranger School.

Company Connections

Brick Oven Bistro & Deli at 910 Abbott Road in Buffalo will receive the Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater South Buffalo Chamber of Commerce. Brick Oven celebrated its first anniversary in February.


Dresser-Rand Co., Painted Post, was awarded a $148,500 federal contract for the repair of air compressors from U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa.


Tecmotiv USA, Niagara Falls, was awarded a $51,152 federal contract for cylinder assemblies from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio.


Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a $43,725 federal contract for valves from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.


Title: Swivel shepherd hook

No.: D679,920

Inventor: Terol, Robert P. (Batavia)

Date issued: April 16, 2013