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Hires/Promotions/Honors

Fundraising software developer SofTrek promoted Sherry Blum to director, client solutions. Blum joined the company in 2000 as an implementation specialist and has also served as an analyst and as manager of client services.

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Joseph M. Hanna, the chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Diversity Task Force and the firm’s Sports and Entertainment Practice Group, was recently appointed to the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board. Hanna also was recently appointed to The Erie County Citizens’ Budget Review Commission.

Company Connections

Rhea Anna Photography recently launched a new website at www.rheainmotion.com. The certified woman-owned business, was launched in 2000 and is located at 2495 Main St., in the Tri-Main Building.

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Superior Group, a provider of workforce and productivity solutions, was recognized by HRO Today magazine as a member of the 2014 MSP Baker’s Dozen list. Superior ranked No. 7 out of 13. Organizations on the list were analyzed across three categories: breadth of service, size of deals, and quality of service. Each company’s scores are determined solely by feedback from buyers of the rated services.

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West Seneca-based Marrano/MarcEquity Corp., a Western New York homebuilder, recently broke ground in South Florida for 1200 The Ocean, a boutique condominium in Hillsboro Beach. The Ocean will showcase 18 luxury condominiums priced from the $900,000s to over $2 million.

Patents

Title: Direct resistance welding – self brazing of aluminum to molybdenum pin

No.: 8,722,238

Inventors: Dai, Xiangyang (Williamsville)

Assignee: Greatbatch Ltd. (Clarence)

Date issued: May 13, 2014

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Title: Air separation apparatus and method

No.: 8,726,691

Inventors: Jibb, Richard John (Amherst); Shelat, Maulik R. (Gujarat, India); Zambrano, Lyda (Buffalo)

Assignee: Praxair Technology (Danbury, Conn.)

Date issued: May 20, 2014