Jaclyn Bianculli of Astoria has been promoted from sourcing analyst to director of brand development at Paradigm Group, Emerald Brand, in Syosset.
Melissa Antonucci of Plainview has joined Progressive Orthotics & Prosthetics in Albertson to support clients after injury or limb loss. She was a social worker at North Shore/LIJ Health System's Glen Cove Hospital.
Robert Alster of Westbury has become a certified financial planner at Biscardi, Jacobs, Tong & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services in Commack. Previously, he was a financial adviser.
James P. Johnis of Smithtown has joined Gold Coast Bank in Islandia as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was a senior vice president and commercial banking officer at First National Bank of Long Island in Glen Head.-- GINA TABARUS