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On the Move

by Kaytlyn Mroz

At the beginning of May, Mark C. Foley was appointed president of the newly created Southern Division of OceanFirst Bank. The Southern Division was created after OceanFirst merged with Cape Bank.

Associate at Adinolfi & Packman, PA, Allison Lamson Esq. was selected for the 2016 New Jersey Rising Stars list. Only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this prestigious honor.

Jill C. Ostrem was named senior vice president of operations for Kennedy Helath. Ostrem came to Kennedy from Parkview Health in Fort Wayne, Ind., where she was the senior vice president of health and well-being.

M&T Bank announced that Carmen Pilone and Duncan Farquhar will be joining their team in Southern New Jersey. The pair brings a strong and educated amount of management experience to support the growing Commercial Banking group in Cherry Hill.

Tama B. Hughes, Esq. joined Parker McCay’s Counsel in the Corporate Law practice group and will be based in the firm’s Atlantic City office.

Lourdes Health System has appointed Maria Lariccia Brennan, DNP, RN, CPHQ as the chief nursing officer and vice president of Patient Care Services. Brennan is now responsible for patient experience, staff engagement, quality and performance and professional practice models and care delivery systems.

Inspira Medical Center Vineland’s Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Step Down Unit were recently recognized with a gold-level Beacon Award of Excellence. The national three-year award is given to units that prove to successfully improve their patient outcomes and create healthy work environments.

ParkeBank has pledged $5,000 to the Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) for this upcoming year. The check was presented to GCHFH at their most recently completed home in Clayton.

Performance Marketing and Signage was named the winner of two Communicator Awards of Distinction for 2016: Integrated Campaign. They received the Promotional/ Branding award for the South Jersey Gas “Keep It Simple” campaign and the Brochure Overall Design award for Windsor Bergen Academy’s “The Road To Success.”

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center with their Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The award was to recognize the hospital’s commitment in providing the highest level of stroke treatment according to nationally recognized and research-based guidelines.

Delaware Valley Home Eco Tech announced a newly developed brand, The Solar Ladies. The brand is comprised of a South Jersey-based group of women involved in the solar energy industry who aim to advance women in solar panel sales, promote diversity in the community and educate customers of the advantages of solar power.

NEW ROAD Construction Management has been awarded the Public Building Projects Under $20 Million award for their work on the Cumberland County Workforce and Economic Development Facility at Cumberland College and the K-12 Building Projects Under $20 Million award for the HVAC and Fire Alarm Replacement at Mount Holly Public Schools. Both awards were granted by the Construction Management Association of America Mid-Atlantic Chapter.

Kennedy Health was recognized as a 2016 Sepsis Hero by Sepsis Alliance. Kennedy will be one of five honorees at the Sepsis Heroes Gala taking place on Sept. 15 in New York City. The hospital is being recognized for its Sepsis Program that resulted in mortality rates of less than 10 percent below the national average.

The New Jersey Hospital Association and United Health Foundation joined forces, along with health professionals and military leaders, to raise awareness about the complex issues of managing veterans’ health and examining the ways to improve access to care opportunities.

Cooper University Health Care recognized intensive care unit nurse Deborah Cannon, RN with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional care. The award is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. Cannon was nominated by the daughter of a patient recovering from stomach cancer surgery who described her as very caring, empathetic and supportive.

Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 6, Issue 6 (June, 2016).
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