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Hires/Promotions/Honors

The Nativity Miguel Middle School of Buffalo recently elected Heather E. Schrader, property manager for Talis Equity; David H. Kernan, partner, Phillips Lytle; and William McDonnell, senior vice-president, Ciminelli Real Estate Corp., to its board of trustees.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport appointed Cleatus P. Hunt Jr. area port director. Hunt, a native of Buffalo, officially assumed responsibility Feb. 24 for CBP operations at eight airports in Texas and Oklahoma. He is a University at Buffalo graduate and a graduate of the 2013 Department of Homeland Security Fellows Leadership Program.

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M&T Bank promoted Ralph E. Pallante and Andrea Ruta Kozlowski to administrative vice president. Pallante, most recently a vice president, has been with M&T for 21 years. He received both a bachelor’s degree and MBA from the University at Buffalo. Most recently senior counsel, Kozlowski has been with the bank for seven years. She received a bachelor’s degree from Geneseo State College, and a MBA and a JD from UB.

Company Connections

HRP Associates, a Farmington, Conn.-based environmental/civil engineering and hydrogeology firm, recently expanded to Buffalo. HRP will provide services including site investigation and remediation, environmental health and safety compliance, civil engineering, energy management, global consulting and Shale gas services. The firm is located in eight states and serves more than 6,000 clients worldwide.

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ADMAR Buffalo, a construction equipment rentals company, received the ADMAR President’s Award for branch excellence for the fourth consecutive time. The award was present to Ray Borzillire and his team in Buffalo. The company has eight locations across New York State and Pennsylvania.

Patents

Title: Cyclic adsorption process using centrifugal machines

No.: 8,657,918

Inventors: Manning, Michael S. (Buffalo); Rosinski, Andrew C. (Orchard Park); Belanger, Paul W. (Clarence Center)

Assignee: Praxair Technology (Danbury, Conn.)

Date issued: Feb. 25, 2014