ASSOCIATIONSBeth Granger has been named to the board of directors of the Long Island chapter of the Social Media Club. The organization's mission is to expand digital media literacy, promote standard technologies, encourage ethical behavior and share best practices. Granger is a marketing and communications consultant and lives in Port Washington.

Alan J. Schwartz has been appointed to the board of directors of South Shore Association for Independent Living (SAIL). SAIL was formed in 1982 by a group of parents who wanted to develop housing and support services for their adult children with a psychiatric disability. The Dix Hills resident is the principal at the Law Offices of Alan J. Schwartz in Garden City.

Jill O'Sullivan has been appointed president of the New York City/Long Island chapter of the Association for Operations Management. The East Meadow resident is a professor at Farmingdale State College in the School of Business and serves on the manufacturing executive leadership council.

LAWKenneth R. Lange has joined Goldberg Segalla in Mineola as special counsel in the firm's construction litigation and general litigation practice groups. The Bellmore resident was an associate at Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass in Garden City.

MARKETINGGregory S. Dean has joined Wilen Direct of Deerfield Beach, Fla., as chief technology officer. Wilen Direct is an affiliate of Farmingdale-based Wilen Group. The New Smyrna Beach, Fla., resident will be responsible for IT operations in both locations. He was previously chief technology officer at DME Holdings in Daytona Beach, Fla.


Charlton of Freeport has joined The Early Years Institute in Plainview as an executive assistant. She was most recently the community and faith-based coordinator for the Nassau County Executive Office in Mineola.

REAL ESTATEEvan Greene has joined the RE/MAX Signature North Shore office in East Setauket as an associate broker. The Nesconset resident was a broker/owner and partner at Hough and Guidice Realty.

RELIGIONSue-Ellen Pennington of Cold Spring Harbor has been named temple administrator at Temple B'nai Torah in Wantagh. She was most recently an office manager for T.L. Walker, an Oceanside accounting firm.

PUBLIC RELATIONSDonna Jannine recently joined Zimmerman/Edelson in Great Neck as an account manager. She was a senior account executive at Adams Unlimited Public Relations & Marketing in Manhattan. She lives in West Islip.


Shelley has been named chief marketing officer at Broadridge Financial Solutions, a technology services company in Lake Success. The Manhattan resident has been the acting chief marketing officer at the firm since August of 2010.

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