Michelle Hughes has been named director of marketing and development at The Vincent Smith School in Port Washington. The Roslyn Heights resident was the manager of marketing and program expansion at Abilities, Inc., at The Viscardi Center in Albertson. The Vincent Smith School serves learning disabled students.


Signature Bank welcomes four new employees to its Hauppauge office.

Dawn Arrasate joins as associate group director. The Westhampton Beach resident was branch manager of the Speonk branch of Capital One Bank.

Pat Magri joins as senior client associate. The Holbrook resident was area vice president and branch manager of the Center Moriches branch of Capital One Bank.

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Brian Mazzotta joins as group director and senior vice president. The Miller Place resident was vice president-business banking at Capital One Bank in Melville.

Michael Pollman joins as associate group director. The Mount Sinai resident was vice president and senior branch manager of the Smithtown branch of Capital One Bank.


The United Way of Long Island has announced five new members to its board of directors.

Richard Bivone, of East Meadow, is founder and president of RMB Drafting Services and Electrical Inspectors and RMB Development Consultants in East Meadow.

Margaret Grioli, of Garden City, is vice president of corporate communications for Macy's in Manhattan.

Peter Goldsmith, of Dix Hills, is president of Long Island Software and Technology Network (LISTnet).

Marc Herbst, of Syosset, is executive director of the Long Island Contractors' Association in Hauppauge and a former New York State legislator.

Tom Valenti, of Bellmore, is owner and operator of Piccolo Ristorante, also in Bellmore.


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H2M, a Melville-based architecture and engineering firm, has announced two promotions.

Paul Granger has been promoted to deputy water market leader. The Levittown resident was vice president in the water resources group.

James Neri has been promoted to deputy division director. The Huntington resident was also a vice president in the water resources group.


Andrea M. Brodie has joined Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einiger in Lake Success as an associate in the matrimonial and family law practice. The Smithtown resident was a senior associate at Saltzman Chetkof & Rosenberg in Garden City.

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Maryann Augusta joins Hand in Hand for Seniors in Huntington as executive director. The Bayport resident is owner of The Learning Mode in Bayport. Hand in Hand for Seniors helps the elderly remain in their homes and enrich their lives.

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