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On The Move: February, 2014

by Editorial Staff--South Jersey Biz

Comings, goings, hirings, retirings and more in South Jersey.

Comings and Goings

Kevin Dow (pictured) was named senior vice president of Impact and Innovation at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ). In this role, he will lead United Way’s regional impact agenda, developing and executing strategies that address critical needs in local communities. Prior to joining United Way, Dow served for five years as COO and senior deputy commerce director for Philadelphia’s Commerce Department.

Accounting firm Alloy, Silverstein, Shapiro, Adams, Mulford, Cicalese, Wilson & Co., announced David L. Evans, CPA, has joined the firm as associate partner and director of Small Business Services. Evans, who started his own practice in 1997, merged with The Alloy Silverstein Group effective in January. Evans brings to the firm more than 25 years of experience.

Lauletta Birnbaum announced the addition of intellectual property lawyer, Registered U.S. Patent Attorney and litigator Robert A. McKinley as a member of the firm. McKinley has more than 15 years’ experience spanning the gamut of intellectual property law, including corporate branding, trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition law. He joins Lauletta Birnbaum from RatnerPrestia.

Sterling Properties selected real estate industry veteran Victoria Walters to oversee leasing at Rivergate Bordentown, a transit-oriented community of 159 rental residences currently under development along the Delaware River waterfront in Bordentown. As part of her role as leasing manager, Walters will compile a priority waitlist designed to provide precedence to the large number of individuals who’ve expressed interest in residing at Rivergate.

Emerson Group welcomed three new staff members. Susan Commisso was added to the Philadelphia office as a recruiter, while Kara McGonigle and Kim Blackburn were added to the Cherry Hill office as receptionist and production assistant, respectively. With offices in Cherry Hill and Center City, Emerson Group provides recruiting, staffing and consulting services to companies within all industries.

James M. D’Onofrio Jr., of Cherry Hill, was named vice president of Strategic Business Initiatives for Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, a nonprofit organization based in Marlton. D’Onofrio will plan and execute strategic tactics, new business development projects and educational initiatives to solidify new market-based relationships and further the organization’s mission. He has held executive and consultant roles in the private and public sectors, on a local, regional and national level spanning the continuum of ambulatory health care. Most recently, D’Onofrio served as business strategist/COO with Sovereign Medical Group.

Samantha J. Foss joined law firm Parker McCay as an associate in the Business and Corporate Department in the Commercial Litigation Practice Area. Foss focuses her practice on corporate litigation as well as transactional law. She represents clients in matters relating to contract, property, product liability and tort issues. She will be based out of the firm’s Mount Laurel office. Prior to joining Parker McCay, Foss was an attorney at Burns White, LLC.

Duly Noted

Tami Bogutz Steinberg, shareholder at Flaster/Greenberg, joined the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, effective Jan. 1. Steinberg is a corporate attorney who represents entrepreneurs and closely held businesses, assisting companies across a wide range of industries. Meanwhile, attorney Renee Vidal of Flaster/Greenberg was re-appointed to the board of directors of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, for a three-year term effective Jan. 1. Vidal focuses her practice on estate and tax planning, estate administration, business and corporate services and elder law.

M. Rosenblatt Roofing, a home improvement contractor serving the Delaware Valley, recently celebrated its 85th year in business. A company that specialized only in roofing when Morris Rosenblatt opened it in 1929, it now handles a variety of restorations and home improvement services.

Parker McCay attorney George M. Morris was appointed chairman of the Government Affairs Committee of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce for the current year. The Government Affairs Committee is tasked with playing an active role in determining the outcome of the business climate in Burlington County.

Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 4, Issue 2 (February, 2014).
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