on November 17, 2013 - 12:01 AM
Kenmore Mercy Hospital appointed Dr. Harry E. McCrea II chief of its cardiology department. McCrea is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and served an internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship through the University of Rochester at Strong Memorial Hospital.
H.E.A.R.T. (Helping Empower At-Risk Teens) appointed Ronjonette Harrison executive director. Harrison began with the agency in 2008 as a board member. She holds a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo State and a master’s from Stony Brook University.
The law firm of Cantor, Dolce & Panepinto promoted Sean E. Cooney to equity partner. Cooney joined the firm as a law clerk in 2005 and has worked at the firm as an associate since 2008. He received his bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University and his JD from the University at Buffalo School of Law.
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority appointed John A. Oborn chief information officer. He holds degrees from Rollins College, Ohio State University and an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology. Oborn was chief information officer at CRIF Lending Solutions in Baton Rouge, La.
The accounting firm Brock, Schechter & Polakoff promoted Melissa A. Stevener and Kevin Majchrowicz to principals. Stevener, a CPA, received her bachelor’s degree from the Geneseo State College. Kevin Majchrowicz, a CPA, graduated from the University at Buffalo.
The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences named Dr. Peyman Shirani assistant professor of neurology. Shirani trained in neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and as a fellow in vascular neurology at University of California San Francisco.
Foit-Albert Associates, Architecture, Engineering & Surveying appointed Gregory R. Carballada interim president. Carballada, most recently vice president, architecture, has been with the agency for 14 years. Carballada holds a bachelor’s degree from the University at Buffalo and is LEED certified.
The Food Bank of Western New York appointed Carol A. Palumbo agency services director. Palumbo was the family development and nutrition supervisor for the Niagara Community Action Program in Niagara Falls. She is a Niagara County Community College graduate.
UBMD Internal Medicine named Dr. Siva Harsha Yedlapati to its practice. Yedlapati received his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery from Siddhartha Medical College, India, and a master’s in public health from the University of Illinois at Springfield. He completed his internship and residency at the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Also, the medical practice named Dr. Roslyn R. Romanowski to its professional staff. Romanowski earned her medical degree from UB, did her internship at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, and her fellowship in hematology at Harvard Medical/New England Deaconess Hospital.
McGuire Development Company named David W. Supon sales manager. Supon was director of operations and business development for Vertus Technologies Industrial. He holds an associate’s degree from Erie Community College.
Temple Beth Tzedek appointed Joseph Enis executive director of the congregation. Enis, a Harvard College graduate, was on the Web team at Kaleida Health.
Westminster Presbyterian Church appointed Garrett F. Martin, of Austin Texas, director of music ministries.