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Hires/Promotions/Honors

JPMorgan Chase recently promoted Michael Wolfram to senior vice president in the Buffalo office. Wolfram most recently was vice president at the commercial bank. He joined First National Bank, a predecessor of JPMorgan Chase, in 1974. Also, the bank promoted Cary Haller to relationship executive. Most recently senior vice president in the commercial bank, Haller has more than 30 years of corporate banking experience. He has worked in Chase’s Buffalo Commercial Banking Division for the past nine years.

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MidCity Office Furniture appointed Sarah Kieffer an interior designer. She recently graduated from SUNY Buffalo State with a bachelor’s degree.

Company Connections

Caldon’s 3 Dog Country Cafe, a local coffee shop and western apparel store, celebrated its grand opening at 8865 Sheridan Drive, Clarence. The establishment was founded by Kathleen McCollum and features a fireplace, a western saddle coffee bar, books, and wi-fi and a lounge area.

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The Martin Group has extended into the Rochester market by opening an office there. The new office is located at 10 E. Main St. in Victor. Presently, three staff members will manage the expanding client list in Rochester.

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MVP Network Consulting, Buffalo, was awarded a $7,897 federal contract for the supply of additional memory for the S&T seats computer from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Contributing

The M&T Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 grant to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation. The grant has made it possible to upgrade technology hardware.

Patents

Title: Representing signals for classification

No.: 8,731,293

Inventors: Fam, Adly T. (East Amherst); Roof, Aaron J. (Lima)

Assignee: The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (Amherst)

Date issued: May 20, 2014