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On the Move: March, 2012

by Editorial Staff--South Jersey Biz
Comings, goings, hirings, retirings and more in South Jersey.

Comings and Goings

The Law Offices of Charny, Charny & Karpousis, P.A. in Mount Laurel welcomed Meghan Bradley as an attorney for the firm’s Divorce and Family Law group. Bradley, of Delran, will focus on traditional litigation, mediation and arbitration.

The USS New Jersey, Inc. named Philip P. Rowan as the new president and CEO. Rowan will be replacing Jim Schuck, who recently resigned.

LMA Surgical Associates in Haddon Heights’ surgeon David A. Berg (pictured) received a three-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for the cancer program at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center.

TTK & Associates, an Egg Harbor Township accounting firm, welcomed Everett Perry III and Annie Hirao to their team. Perry, a Rowan University graduate, will take over as the firm’s accounting and tax manager, while Hirao will serve as an accounting associate.

Audubon Savings Bank named Kyle R. McGonigle as the new president and CEO. McGonigle has served with the bank for more than 24 years, previously as the executive vice president and chief of lending.

The New Jersey and New York-based legal firm Friedman, LLP announced the addition of a new partner to their team. Joseph Ammirati will join as a partner in Friedman’s Forensic Accounting, Litigation Support & Valuation Services Group.

Cherry Hill creditor rights and debt recovery law firm Saldutti, LCC hired Chris D’Amore. D’Amore will serve as an associate attorney dealing with commercial litigation and creditor rights.

Anthony K. Bellia, formerly director of sales, was promoted to president of Bellia Office Furniture, based in Woodbury. He takes over the post from his father, Anthony Bellia Sr., as the third generation to lead the business.

Robert C. Messina Jr., president of Burlington County College, retired after 25 years of service. He joined BCC in 1987 as its third president. Ronald Brand, vice president of financial and administrative services, was appointed acting president.

Parker McCay’s Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Department welcomed Katherine E. Knowlton as an associate. She is based out of the Mount Laurel office. Prior to joining Parker McCay, Knowlton was a law clerk with McCabe, Weisberg & Conway P.C.

Duly Noted

The South Jersey accounting firm Bartolomei Pucciarelli, LLC and Central Jersey’s Ballezzi & Associates merged and will operate under the Bartolomei Pucciarelli, LLC name. The move strengthens the client reach and services for both companies.

Kennedy Health System honored four local individuals with Beacon Awards for their contributions to community health care. Robert Barsky, a Kennedy physician from Cherry Hill, Kennedy’s Stroke Program Coordinator Kathryn M. Donley, of Philadelphia, Kennedy’s Chief of Medicine H. Timothy Dombrowski, of Voorhees, and Fred Madden, state senator from Washington Township, received the award at the Black Pearl Fundraising Gala last month.

The locally based commercial real estate and appraisal firm Markheim-Chalmers, Inc. announced the recent negotiation of more than 35,000 square feet of commercial sales and leases. The negotiations will benefit Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties, with almost half of the sales reaching into Cherry Hill.

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) honored locals Bob McAllister and Fred Hutchinson with the Spirit of Federation Award. McAllister, of McAllister…The Service Company in Pennsauken and Somers Point, and Hutchinson, of Hutchinson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling in Cherry Hill, were celebrated during the ACCA Annual Conference in Las Vegas at the start of March.

Advanced Benefit Advisors, an employee benefits firm in Cherry Hill, was accepted into the Benefit Advisors Network, the national network of independent employee benefit brokerage and consulting firms. BAN members are selected from among the most prestigious and progressive employee benefits specialists in the United States.

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, with help from Thomas/Boyd Communications and Widewaters360, was recognized by the Public Relations Society of America Philadelphia Chapter with a first-place award for work on its re-branding campaign and a second-place award for its annual report at the 43rd annual PRSA Pepperpot and Achievement Awards.

Ian Richman, of Colliers International, received two awards from Mount Laurel’s Bloom Organization for completing the most deals as well as the greatest square footage within Bloom properties in 2011. He’s the first broker to receive Bloom’s dual recognition in the same year.

Camden County College received a Gold Medallion of Excellence from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations in the District I Medallion Awards competition thanks to its “Prepare for economic liftoff” billboard campaign in South Jersey. It placed first in the Outdoor Advertising/Billboard category. The billboard was designed by Idea Lab Marketing and Communications of Moorestown.

Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 2, Issue 3 (March, 2012).
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