Gregory Guercio has assumed the position of chair-elect of The National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys and will become chair in 2014. The Farmingdale resident is a senior partner at Guercio & Guercio in Farmingdale.


Patricia Kelly has joined BankUnited in Manhattan as vice president and banking center manager of the Park Avenue branch. The Manorville resident previously was director and district manager at Capital One Bank in Riverhead.


Seymour Liebman has been promoted to senior executive officer of Canon Inc. in Japan. The West Hempstead resident will continue to hold his other titles, including executive vice president; chief administrative officer and general counsel, Canon U.S.A.; and vice chairman, Canon Solutions America.


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Joseph Brown, of Centereach, has been promoted to senior vice president, chief merchandising officer at King Kullen Grocery in Bethpage. Previously vice president of sales and merchandising, he will oversee advertising, marketing, pharmacy operations, and all center store merchandising and purchasing. In addition, he will continue his role as co-president of King Kullen's Wild by Nature markets.


Danielle Moore has joined the Child Care Council of Suffolk in Commack as new registration accounting clerk. The Stony Brook resident previously was an office manager and social media executive for Every Child Matters in Commack.


Ramona Bielawski joins the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council in Hauppauge as executive assistant to the chief executive. The Coram resident previously served as executive assistant to the chairman and board of trustees at the East End Health Alliance in Riverhead.


Seth Weinfeld has been named partner at Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, an intellectual property law firm in Garden City. The Plainview resident practices all areas of patent law with a focus on the procurement of patents and litigation; he previously served as an associate.


Saskia Monteiro Thomson has joined the YMCA of Long Island in Glen Cove as marketing and communications director. The Malverne resident previously served as the director of marketing at the law firm of Vishnick McGovern Milizio in Lake Success.


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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage welcomes two new associates.

Soheila Eliaszadeh has joined the Great Neck office as a licensed sales associate. The Great Neck resident previously held a similar position with Century 21 Madeleine Bodner in Great Neck.

Margaret Graham has joined the Mount Sinai office as a licensed associate broker. The Medford resident previously held a similar position at Westcott Realty Group in Babylon.

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