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Schneider Downs promoted two shareholders, Doug J. Morally and Justin C. Steele.
WTW Architects promoted Larry Payne and Warren Bulseco, senior principals;
Maria Kyriacopoulos, Amy Maceyko and Brian DiPietro, associate principals; and John Campbell and Derek Eversmann, senior associates.
Associations & Organizations
Dexter Hairston was named executive director at The Kingsley Association. The Association for Corporate Growth Pittsburgh named officers and board of directors. chairman: Kenny Ogilvie, EHS Support; president: Kelly Szejko, ACG Pittsburgh; vice chairman: Pamela Gill,
BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Escrow Services; treasurer: Ron Herring, (retired) MSA Safety Inc.; secretary: James Nickel, CIBC; and chairman emeritus: Stephen
Gurgovits, Tecum Capital Partners. Board members include: Andrew De Silva, Farell Finch LLC; Erin Farabaugh,
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Jeffrey Ford, Grossman Yanak &
Ford, LLP; Matthew Gleason, Gleason Advisors; Megan Harmon, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP; Christopher Hepler, MSA Safety.; David Hirsch, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP; Dale Killmeyer, Stone Pier Capital Advisors, LP; Dennis Magulick,
PNC Financial Services; Brandon Otis, Orbital Engineering; Michelle Patrick, Robert Morris University; Colin Powell, Pinnacle Accounting & Finance; D. Craig Russell III,
Clark Hill PLC; Elizabeth Satina, JP Morgan Chase &
Co.; Lauren Townsend, Balcony Advisors; and Jill Yahnite, RGP. Banking Standard Bank hired Stephen Cobain, first vice president, senior commercial relationship manager; Alicia Bair, vice president, treasury management relationship manager; and Harry Wargo, residential loan officer.
Orion Strategies hired Julie Jameson as a public relations assistant. Consulting
Cowden Associates Inc. hired Christopher Magulick, consultant for health and benefits; Chelsea Mikolajcik, consultant for compensation, and Edward Kessler, analyst
for retirement and actuarial practices.
Meyer, Unkovic & Scott added two new associates,
Katelin J. Montgomery and Kate E. McCarthy, as members of its litigation and dispute resolution practice group.
Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C. promoted Daniel A. Seibel to senior associate. Mr. Seibel is a member of the firm’s Estates and Trusts, Corporate, Litigation and Tax Services Groups.
Nancy Murray, president of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh (an affiliate of Achieva) was appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to serve on the Council of Reform, a new council created to overhaul Pennsylvania’s
systems to advocate, protect and empower the state’s most vulnerable citizens.
Mainstay Life Services promoted Jennifer Dayton to associate director of Prader-Willi Services.
Nicholas Raught, an LPL financial adviser with Cottrill Arbutina Wealth Management Group, was elected to the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County.
AEC Group said AEC Group Inc.’s Technology Solutions Division will be acquired by AEC Group, LLC. AEC Group, LLC will continue to operate under the same management team, sales team, engineering team and back office team. New majority owner Danielle Mizia will now serve as president.
Awards & Honors
The National Science Foundation has awarded Giannis (Yanni) Mpourmpakis, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, $354,954 to continue research into a method of creating olefins: the dehydrogenation of alkanes on metal oxides. Mr. Mpourmpakis’ team will work with the Rapid Manufacturing Institute and Pitt’s Center for Research Computing from September 2019 through August 2022.
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