Frank L. Buquicchio has been named a certified elder-law attorney for the National Elder Law Foundation. The Islip Terrace resident is a partner at Vincent J. Russo & Associates, an elder-law, estate and special-needs-planning law firm in Islandia.

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Gerard E. O'Connor was elected chairman of The Viscardi Center board of directors. The Garden City resident is a vice president at Goldman Sachs in Manhattan, where he works in the private wealth management group. The Viscardi Center is a network of nonprofits providing services that educate, employ and empower people with disabilities.


Sandra Albanese has joined Bshapiro Financial in Jericho as a financial planning assistant. The Dix Hills resident was a special-education paraprofessional with the Half Hollow Hills Central School District in Dix Hills.


Brian McKenna joins Keller Williams Realty Homes & Estates in Hauppauge as a licensed sales agent. The East Setauket resident is newly licensed. He attended The American Real Estate School in Hauppauge.