Julie Gross Gelfand has been appointed first director of public relations and communications at Marcum and will work out of the accounting firm's Melville office. The Long Beach resident was executive vice president and director of public relations at Harrison Leifer DiMarco, a marketing and public relations firm in Rockville Centre.


Patricia Hausfeld has joined Island Drafting & Technical Institute in Amityville as assistant to the president. The Seaford resident formerly served as the director of guidance for the Long Beach public schools.

Suzanne Johnson has been appointed to the new position of dean of the college at Dowling College in Oakdale. She will oversee the Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Education schools. She was a professor of psychology and lives in Oakdale.


Lisa O'Connell has joined the Franklin Square branch of TD Bank as assistant vice president and store manager. The Franklin Square resident previously served as branch manager at Astoria Federal Savings in Franklin Square.

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