Roohan Realty announced that Emmy award-winning cinematographer and director Derek Hallquist has joined the company.
He will be handling professional real estate photography, including drone piloting, video production, editing, signage and graphic design. He will provide images of locations and properties.
Hallquist has a history in commercials and feature films, and just returned from premiering his documentary, “Denial” in Los Angeles at the 2016 LA Film Festival.
He started in real estate TV shows, having three years of experience as director of photography creating the visual style for the television station TLC’s “My First Home.” The show was about first-time home buyers, profiling a new family each episode while touring more than a half-dozen homes.
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Lisa Frawley recently joined the team at Mannix Marketing Inc. as a digital marketing strategist and Kathryn Tracey was hired as a strategic content developer
Frawley will provide clients with search engine optimization, paid search, social media marketing, and other digital-marketing strategies.
Frawley brings with her 18 years of marketing and copywriting experience. She has worked with national brands, including 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Marvin Windows & Doors and General Electric, as well as several regional businesses. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Hofstra University.
Frawley returned to her hometown of Glens Falls four years ago. Outside of Mannix Marketing, Frawley is a group fitness instructor.
Tracey provided communications and marketing support for the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) at the University of Maryland.
Adding to an undergraduate degree in writing and economics from Loyola University Maryland, Tracey recently completed her M.B.A. at the R.H. Smith School of Business with a focus on integrated marketing communications.
She brings over a half decade of experience in technical and scientific communications to the Mannix team.
Tracey will be using her expertise in inbound marketing, certified via Hubspot, to strengthen the content marketing arm and enhance the effectiveness of online copy for the company and its clients.
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Donnellan & Knussman PLLC announced that Nicholas Dorando was admitted to the state bar in June and subsequently named an associate attorney with the firm.
Dorando received his bachelor’s degree in law, politics, and society from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2012 and earned his Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School, graduating in May 2015. In law school he was selected twice for the traveling moot court trial team, and was the recipient of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association prize and an inductee to the Order of the Barristers for demonstrated excellence in courtroom advocacy.
While at Albany Law School, Dorando handled cases at the school’s Family Violence Litigation and Immigration Clinic and clerked at firms focusing on the field of family law. He joined Donnellan & Knussman in early 2014 as a clerk. He is a member of the state Bar Association and the Albany County Bar Association, and practices family and matrimonial law.
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Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC announced that Srividya Revuru, Ph.D., has joined the firm’s intellectual property and technology practice and is a resident in the firm’s Albany office.
Srividya is a registered U.S. patent agent. Her experience includes patent drafting and prosecution with some experience in assisting with freedom-to-operate (FTO) and due diligence analyses. In the preparation and prosecution of new patent applications, Srividya has particular experience in the areas of semiconductor design and fabrication, electrochemistry, material science and chemical arts.
Srividya is a multidisciplinary chemist with experience in synthetic organic/medicinal chemistry, solid-phase chemistry, nucleic acid chemistry and semiconductor technology. She is the published author of 13 peer-reviewed papers in journals such as JACS, Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology, Organic Letters and Tetrahedron. Additionally, Srividya is the named inventor on one issued U.S. patent.
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Power Communications announced the addition of Alexander Morse to its staff.
Morse will serve as account executive and will provide clients with counsel regarding strategic messaging, brand development, and media relations. In addition, he will serve as an outreach specialist, interacting with stakeholder groups and others involved with client projects.
Prior to joining Power Communications, Morse served as a communications coordinator for the State Assembly, assisting various members across the state, preparing and implementing comprehensive legislative curricula and strategic communications plans. Before joining the state, he worked on Assembly campaigns across New York.
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Creatacor, Inc., an exhibit design, fabrication and trade show management provider in Clifton Park, announced the hiring of Rebecca Schultz and the promotion of Moira Driscoll.
Schultz joined the finance team as a staff accountant. With a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Rhode Island, Schultz is responsible for assisting in day-to-day finance office procedures and financial processes for accounts payable and accounts receivable.
She currently resides in Mechanicville.
After spending just more than three years in the graphics department as a graphic production specialist, Driscoll was promoted to the position of graphics manager. Driscoll attended Rutgers University and obtained a certification in Graphic Design from the New School in New York City.
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Leslie Fitzgerald has joined Northwestern Mutual of Saratoga Springs as a registered investment operations staff member.
A native of Queensbury, Fitzgerald received an associate’s degree in science from Lincroft College. She comes to Northwestern Mutual from MetLife Securities Inc, where she managed the Transfer of Assets Department for the broker/dealer group.
She has over 19 years of back office/brokerage experience, currently has her Series 7 license, and recently obtained her Series 66 license.
Elizabeth Carlisle has joined Northwestern Mutual of Saratoga Springs as a financial representative assistant.
A native of Glenville, Carlisle received an associate’s degree in science from Hudson Valley Community College.
She comes to Northwestern Mutual from SEFCU, where she was a consumer lending specialist.
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Content Enablers, a company that provides trade compliance training, announce the hiring of Peter O’Toole as director of operations and Danielle Yannotti as marketing manager.
O’Toole is responsible for managing standard operating procedures and implementation processes, and ensuring alignment at the strategic and project level.
He brings more than 15 years of project management and executive leadership experience. In his most recent role as vice president, associate director of operations at the advertising agency Palio, O’Toole led a multimillion-dollar merger, and managed bicoastal operational teams that oversaw the delivery of tactical plans for national and global clients.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications from SUNY Brockport. He serves on the board of directors for Kelly’s Angels, a nonprofit organization that provides grants to children that have lost a parent to cancer, and Shelters of Saratoga, which provides shelter and care to the homeless in the greater Saratoga region.
Yannotti heads up the marketing team and is responsible for driving an overarching marketing strategy to expand the company’s client base, as well as key accounts. Her duties include developing and implementing creative marketing campaigns and strategies, capturing new leads, conducting market research, and managing the end-to-end sales process.
Yannotti has years of experience in marketing and communications for B2B and B2C channels. She worked as a product assistant and later marketing coordinator at Cengage Learning in Clifton Park and most recently as marketing associate at Integra Optics in Latham. In previous roles, she led web/print and PR campaigns for target markets, spearheaded content marketing strategies, managed corporate brand development, coordinated trade show participation, and created sales tools for products and services.
Yannotti holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Siena College.
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Franklin Community Center announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors–Molly Bush, assistant controller at Informz Inc. and Stephen Cutting-Miller, senior vice president at Continuum Wealth Advisors LLC.
Bush, a 2016 graduate of Leadership Saratoga, has worked in the financial field since her graduation for Siena College with a B.S. in accounting. Prior to joining the Informz team, she was a senior accountant at LeverPoint Management.
Cutting-Miller joined Continuum Wealth Advisors team in 2015 after working for 12 years in the financial planning industry primarily working with high-net-worth individuals and families.
He is a licensed CPA in New York, a member of the New York State Society of CPAs, a member of the Northeastern New York Chapter of Financial Planning Association and holds a Series 65 securities license. He received his B.B.A. in accounting from Siena College.
The new members join Matthew Brobston, Christopher Cook, Brian Corcoran, Karen D’Andrea, Andrew Ferrara, George Igler, Jason Lynch, Zachary Manz, Marne Onderdonk, Matthew Riker, Michael Russo, and Reverend Drew Sperry to make up the 2016-2017 board.
The board leadership is Christopher Cook, president; Jason Lynch, vice president; Andrew Ferrara, treasurer; and Matthew Riker, secretary.