Elite|studio e, a food-service renovation solutions design and consulting firm in Farmingdale, has announced one promotion and one new hire.

Chad S. Weiss, a resident of Great Neck, has been promoted from director of design to account executive.

MaryEllen Mattera, a resident of Deer Park, has joined as director of design and delivery. She previously worked as director of design at Sbarro in Melville.


Christopher D. Warren, a resident of Forest Hills, Queens, has joined Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP in Garden City as an associate. He was previously an associate at Whitehorn & Associates PC in Great Neck.


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Robert Schepis, a resident of Melville, has joined Empire National Bank in Islandia as chief lending officer/senior vice president. He was managing director at Sterling National Bank in Manhattan.

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