The Saratoga Builders Association Inc.
board of directors announced the appointment
of Wayne Samascott to its membership.
Samascott, of Malta,
is vice president of Malta
Development Co. Inc.
He has been educated
and certified by the largest
organization in the
home building industry,
the National Association
of Home Builders
(NAHB) and holds the
designation of certified green professional.
Samascott has been involved in Malta development
construction sites from a young age.
Malta Development construction superintendant,
he is involved in the daily supervision of
every home, working with sub-contractors and
suppliers to ensure that each home meets the
highest standards of quality and is delivered in
a timely manner.
In the winter, he participates in Snow Care
For Troops, using his own plow truck to provide
free snow removal for local families with
members serving overseas.
C.T. Male Associates Engineering, Surveying,
Architecture & Landscape Architecture
PC named David R. Wahrlich, CPA as chief
Wahrlich was hired as director of operations
earlier this year and brings over 30 years of
experience in finance within various organizations.
He will be responsible for all facets of accounting
and financial management of the firm.
Prior to joining C.T. Male, Wahrlich was
employed by another professional engineering
services firm for 22 years, including 15 years as
chief financial officer.
Anthony DePasquale was hired as the
site administrator for
Malta Med Emergent
Care at 6 Medical Park
Drive in Malta.
DePasquale was formerly
the service line
director for Medical
Imaging and Radiation
Oncology at Berkshire
Medical Center in Pittsfield,
Mass., where he oversaw both hospital based
and outpatient imaging centers.
DePasquale earned an associate degree in
radiologic technology and a bachelor’s degree
in computer science from SUNY Plattsburgh,
as well as a bachelor’s degree in business
administration/healthcare management from
Empire State College.
Bonacio Construction Inc. hired Peter
D’Aloia as director of operations.
He will oversee the day-to-day activities
of the Bonacio Construction and Project
Management teams. He will focus on areas
including contract negotiation, scheduling and
fiscal oversight of job sites, as well as overall
project controls, forecasting and business
D’Aloia has been with Turner Construction
Co. for almost 20 years, gaining experience
from projects such as the USTA Tennis Facility
in Queens, Experimental Media and Performing
Arts Center at RPI, and GlobalFoundries
in Malta. He was the head of cost/scheduling
for Turner’s New York City office. After a move
back to the Capital Region in 1999, he set up
and ran purchasing and most recently was head
of Business Development for Turner.
D’Aloia is a Saratoga Hospital board member,
a Stillwater Educational Foundation board
member, former VP and board member of the
Saratoga American Little League, is current JV
boys basketball coach for Stillwater.
Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group in
Clifton Park, Inc. (AWIG) has added Shelby
Miller to its customer support team.
Miller will be responsible for supporting
the various investigative
with assisting in securing
for the Alliance suite
of services including
the Insurance Fraud
Litigation Support International, the Legal
Support and Process Service Division
– powered by Alliance, and Streamline
Claims Service, Inc., the Property/Casualty
Adjusting Service Division – powered by
In addition, Miller will help support the
company’s sales efforts, including securing
meetings and making presentations to HR
executives, risk managers, attorneys and
business owners as well as establishing
strategic referral partnerships for the Alliance
family of services.
She previously worked at Integrity
Works, Inc., an affiliate of Health Association
of New York, as a senior pre-employment
screener. In this position,
she conducted background investigations
for large and small firms and performed
verification of state and county records.
Marshall and Sterling Insurance of Glenville announce the addition of Dave Witchley and Sean Davids to the staff.
Witchley comes to Marshall & Sterling with more than 15 years of sales experience, most recently with a national insurance carrier. A graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University with a bachelor of science degree in public relations, he is an active community volunteer with a number of non-profit and civic organizations in central New York.
Davids joined the Glenville P&C sales team after working for the Groups Benefits Division, where he coordinated benefits for a wide array of clients throughout New York state. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in health sciences from Castleton State College in Vermont, and is an active member of the Schenectady County Chamber of Commerce.
TD Bank named Robert D. Davey of
Halfmoon as regional vice president for
the Upstate New York region.
Based in Latham,
he is responsible for
busines s banking
and related products
and services provided
to customers at
TD Bank’s 26 retail
stores across the region.
Davey has more than 30 years of experience
in banking. Prior to joining TD Bank,
he worked at JP Morgan Chase Bank for
three decades, helping to build lines of
business in both the commercial and government
sectors. In recent years, he was
responsible for the large government effort
in New York, New England and Maryland.
Prior to accepting his new TD Bank
position, he was the senior vice president
for Chase Commercial Banking for Eastern
N.Y. and Vermont. Davey also is a certified
Davey has served on many charitable
boards supporting local not-for-profits
and educational institutions such as Siena
College in Loudonville. He also served for
many years as board member and chairman
of the Town of East Greenbush Planning
Board. He is a graduate of Vincentian
Institute and Siena College.
Roohan Realty announced that Alexandra
joined the company
as a licensed real estate
Willard is an active
member in the
community. She is
a graduate of Smith
College and is on the
board of the Richard
and Rebecca Evans
Foundation, a member of the Equine Advocates
Gala Committee and a member of
the Saratoga Golf and Polo Club.
She lives in Saratoga Springs with her
husband Bill and son Jes.
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP announced
the addition of Gregory D. Faucher as a member of its environmental
and real estate development, zoning
and land use practices groups.
Faucher brings over 25 years of experience
in the areas of environmental,
permitting, and economic development.
Key components of his practice include
state and local regulation of industrial,
commercial and residential real estate
development projects, land use and zoning,
SEQRA, environmental permitting and
remediation, brownfields cleanup, identifying
and assessing state and local economic
development and benefit programs,
innovative use of PILOT Agreements,
Indian law, site selection and acquisition,
and other related areas.
Faucher obtained his juris doctor degree
from Albany Law School and graduated
cum laude from St. Lawrence University
with a bachelor of arts degree in government.
He is licensed to practice in New
York and Florida.
Fingerpaint announced the addition of
Alexandra Roth to its operations team
and Danielle Saladino-Evans to its
corporate communications team.
Prior to joining Fingerpaint , Roth was fundraising coordinator for the Muscular Dystrophy
Association’s Albany office, where she was
responsible for prospecting and soliciting
corporate sponsors and for coordinating
special events. She has also held a number
of sales and clerical positions with the
New York Racing Association, first as a
group sales assistant and sponsorship sales
assistant and later as an identification
service assistant, responsible for on-track
At Fingerpaint, Roth will provide administrative
support and welcome the agency’s
guests and callers. She is a graduate of Siena
College and holds a bachelor’s degree
in marketing and management.
Saladino -Evans brings seven years
of marketing and account
experience to Fingerpaint’s
corporate communications team, responsible for the agency’s internal and external marketing efforts.
Previously, she was account manager and
social media strategist for Baker Public
Relations, where she managed marketing,
social media and public relations
strategies for clients in the technology and
health and beauty industries.
At Curran Investment Management,
Saladino-Evans served as marketing communications
manager, implementing the
firm’s promotional and marketing materials.
Saladino-Evans earned a bachelor’s
degree from The College of Saint Rose in
public communication with a dual minor
in public relations and journalism.
Marvin and Company PC, a Capital Region
accounting, auditing, taxation and
management consulting firm, announced
the addition of seven new hires to its team.
Margaret Hurlburt, CPA, has spent
the past 13 years at two regional CPA
firms. The Fort Edward resident joins
the Queensbury office at the in-charge/
Katrina Tierney joins the audit department,
having recently been employed
since 2009 as an audit senior accountant
at a firm in Burlington, Vt. The Saratoga
resident earned her undergraduate degree
in accounting/finance from St. Michael’s
College in Colchester, Vt., and spent one
semester studying abroad at the University
of Melbourne in Australia. She is currently
working toward her CPA.
Joshua Mabee is a recent graduate
of Le Moyne College where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting as well
as a master’s degree in business administration.
The Clifton Park resident was a
member of the Accounting Society (Beta
Alpha Psi) and joins the audit department.
Mark Quackenbush, of Fort Edward,
joins Marvin and Company as an
auditor, having earned an associate’s degree
in business administration from SUNY
Adirondack and his bachelor’s degree in
accounting from SUNY Oswego in 2013.
Nicholas Rhoades is a 2013 graduate
of The College of St. Rose with an
undergraduate degree in business administration
and a master’s degree in accounting.
The Ballston Lake resident joins the
Christopher Healy joins the audit
department. He is a 2013 graduate of The
College of St. Rose with an undergraduate
degree in business administration and a
master’s degree in accounting.
Thomas Piraino, an intern at Marvin
and Company last tax season, earned his
undergraduate and master’s degrees in
accounting from Siena College in May. He
joins the audit department.
The Adirondack Trust Co. recently
anounced two hirings and a promotion.
Brian R. von Schenk joined the company
in the Credit Administration department
as a loan quality assurance analyst.
Most recently, he was an enrollment agent
at Medcare in Delray Beach, Fla. He has
a bachelor of science in accounting from
Marist College in Poughkeepsie.
Mark A. Nagelsmith joined the
Trust Department as vice president, trust
administration. He has 25 years in the
financial services industry and currently
serves as president of the board of the Boys
and Girls Club of Schenectady.
Lori L. Wilson was promoted to loan
quality assurance supervisor. She has been
with Adirondack Trust since 2003 and during
her time she has been a commercial
loan processor, a loan administrator/lead,
a credit and compliance reports analyst,
and a loan quality assurance analyst.
The shareholders of McNamee, Lochner,
Titus & Williams PC announced that
Mathew P. Barry and April M. Dalbec
were made shareholders in the firm
effective July 1.
Barry practices in the firm’s litigation
and commercial lending groups with a
focus on commercial litigation and real
property disputes for businesses and individuals.
He is an experienced trial attorney
in the state and federal courts in both New
York and Massachusetts.
Barry’s practice also includes commercial
lending wherein he represents both lenders
and borrowers. He is one of a select group of
attorneys in New York who is certified by the
United States Small Business Administration
(SBA) as a designated closing attorney
under the SBA’s 504 Loan Program.
Dalbec is a member the of firm’s matrimonial,
family law, personal injury, and
criminal defense practice groups. She
litigates in both state and federal matters.
She has extensive trial and litigation
Dalbec is the President Elect of the
Capital District Women’s Bar Association,
having served as an active member on the
board since 2006.
She is also an executive committee member
of the family law section of the New York
State Bar Association, and a member of the
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers,
New York State Trial Lawyers Association,
New York State Defenders Association,
Capital District Trial Lawyers Association,
and Albany County Bar Association.
TrustCo Bank Corp NY announced the
appointment of Robert M. Leonard to
executive vice president.
He has been employed with Trustco Bank for
27 years in various positions, most recently as
senior vice president and corporate secretary.
Leonard is a 1986 graduate of Niagara
University with a B.S. in business.